Cycling Safari

Thousands of miles of single-track routes in Tanzania to explore


Biking does not get better than what is available in Tanzania. There are thousands of miles of single-track routes to explore. Most of these paths are nice and smooth and easy riding. Obviously there are more challenging routes for the adventurer.

The majority of rides we have on offer are short and easy 3-hour rides lead by experienced guides. The rides are designed to give you both a wildlife and cultural experience. All bikes are good quality makes with back up should anything go wrong.

Mountain biking in the Mount Meru forests (Arusha)
We will go on a half-day ride in the outskirts of Arusha. This ride will go through some of the Mount Meru forests, in to dry bush country and through interesting Arusha villages. This is a great opportunity to see local people, wildlife, amazing areas and scenery. Our hard tail mountain bikes are in very good condition
and an experiences mountain biking guide leads the ride.

  • Starting point: at your lodge
  • Time: advisable early morning but we can meet you anytime you prefer
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Strenuousness: medium to high
  • Price: $30 per person
Mountain biking down the Great Rift Valley wall (Manyara)
An easy cycle ride down the Great Rift Valley wall, into the farming village of Mto Wa Mbu. Experience local cultures from the bike. Ride through some of the Manyara ground water forest, between small herds of wildlife on the lake shore. We can include a local lunch, either prepared by Serena Lodge or prepared by a lady in the village.

  • Starting point: Manyara Serena Lodge
  • Starting time: advisable early morning but we can meet you anytime you prefer
  • Finishing Point: anywhere between Mto wa Mbu and the lake shore
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
  • Strenuousness: medium
  • Price: $45 per person

Contact us to incorporate some mountain biking in your safari or other activities like canoeingwalking or a night safari.