5 Days Cycling Tour Lake Chala / Nalemoru Village

It includes riding the best Mountain bike trails you will find in Tanzania and at the same, takes you to the highest mountain in Africa! Moreover, Mount Kilimanjaro is also the tallest freestanding mountain in the entire world! Located in the Kilimanjaro National Park, it is home to a variety of ecosystems and microclimates. Everything from tropical forests to subzero Alpine environments. We will be biking and hiking through lush rainforests , across glaciers by day and sleeping closer to the stars than you ever dreamed possible by night! Personally crafted Tanzania Mountain biking & Climbing Kilimanjaro is simply magical

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DAY 1: Arrive in Tanzania

You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and transferred to Moshi town situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Today you will meet your guide who will brief you about your upcoming tour and together you will do the bike fitting. For those arriving on the morning or afternoon flight, you will have ample time to go for a quick test ride through the nearby Sugar cane plantation and surrounding villages.

  • Accommodation: Keys Hotel
  • Meals: Dinner included

DAY 2: Moshi to Marangu

You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and transferred to Moshi town situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Today you will meet your guide who will brief you about your upcoming tour and together you will do the bike fitting. For those arriving on the morning or afternoon flight, you will have ample time to go for a quick test ride through the nearby Sugar cane plantation and surrounding villages.

  • Distance: 44km
  • Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road
  • Accommodation: Camping at Marangu Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

DAY 3: Marangu to Lake Challa

Lake Challa, a hidden gem, a perfect place to relax and unwind from the busy city life. The remote caldera lake on the border of Tanzania & Kenya is only 55km from Moshi and therefore the perfect get away for a day. Pure tranquility and beautiful nature await you at the lake. Explore the area on one of the many possible hikes, swim in the crystal clear water, kayak across borders or simply enjoy the stunning vistas of an untouched Africa. In the morning your guide will pick you up from your accommodation. You will ride the bicycle to Lake Challa Safari Camp with a packed lunch box and drinking water. Upon arrival you will see the beautiful private game reserve overlooking the crater lake. Our guide will take you down to the lake. Spend the day swimming, exploring, kayaking (optional). You will experience the natural beauties of the green scenery, landscape and will also have the opportunity to meet local people doing their daily activity. There is a very high possibility of spotting the baboon monkey, velvet monkey, blue monkey, antelopes, elephants and many different birds, that live in this wonderful savannah land. overnight in camping site. There is a bar that serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and a restaurant that serves snacks and main meals

  • Distance: 27km
  • Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road
  • Accommodation: Camping at Lake Challa
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

DAY 4: Lake Challa to Nalemoru Village

We are heading further north anti-clockwise around the volcano. In the higher regions we see good farming practice of water and soil saving agriculture of the locals. We ride close to the Kenyan border climbing gently to higher altitude. The last 6 miles are on steep. In the afternoon we arrive at our cozy chalets. This is one of the starting points leading onto the mountain.

  • Distance: 64km
  • Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road
  • Accommodation: Camping at Snowcap Cottages
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

DAY 5: Nalemoru village to Simba farm

We ride along the volcano through wide and deep river streams. We are in a very fertile area with countless small farms. Later we arrive in deeper plains, where the mountain slopes merge with the plain. . Your cycling tour today ends at Simba Farm which is situated on top of the vast wheat and barley fields overlooking the west Kilimanjaro plains.

  • Distance: 66km
  • Road Surface: Tarmac, dirt and gravel road
  • Accommodation: Camping at Simba Farm
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
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