Cycle Tanzania

Tanzania

forestFree offset: 13 Trees

Tour length 13 days

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Wildlife
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About this tour

Brimming with mighty predators and birds, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater are must-visits for any Tanzania trip, but safaris are only the beginning. This unique cycling adventure has you cruising down Great Rift Valley escarpments, strolling through farm villages, roasting and grinding your own coffee, drifting off to sleep among nocturnal creatures, experiencing the culture of the Maasai people, pedalling far off the beaten track to trails where no cars go, and of course sipping sundowners at sunset. With a support vehicle at every step of the journey, take your time to discover Tanzania on two wheels.To complete this trip, it is important that you are both confident and competent in riding a bicycle.On this trip we have a single leader that rides with the group, and another that drives the support vehicle (acting as a back-marker where needed). Where the vehicle cannot travel directly with the cyclists due to cyclist-only paths, your leader will assign a person from the group to act as a back-marker.The cycling distances are mostly short, but the roads can be rough, and the terrain of Tanzania can be hilly and the climate warm, so you'll need to be reasonably fit. Keep in mind the support vehicle will be on hand if you need a break.Riding is done along both sealed and unsealed roads, but there are no special technical skills needed. Some practice at home is a great idea, however, especially for downhill sections.This trip involves a partial camping experience, giving you access to more remote destinations at close proximity, and the joy of experiencing the elements. This is a participatory trip – a fancy way of saying you’re not just along for the ride, but you are part of a team! Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and help out with camp activities like food prep and washing up. It’s all about giving your new travel mates a hand, and everyone knows there’s nothing worse than trying to put up a tent on your own!
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General information

Tour ID 92900
Tour length 13 days
Language English
Group size 12
Age range 16 - 99

Operated by

Intrepid Travel

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arusha
Day 2: Arusha National Park
Day 3: Longido
Day 4: Lake Natron & Ol Doinyo Lengai
Day 5: Lake Natron
Day 6: Wasso
Day 7: Serengeti
Day 8: Serengeti
Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater
Day 10: Rift Valley escarpment
Day 11: Rift Valley & Lake Manyara
Day 12: Lake Manyara/Arusha
Day 13: Arusha

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(-15%)€3,790
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