Tanzania Cycle Safari Itinerary

One of the best cycle safaris in Tanzania. Visit Arusha, cycle through the Monduli Mountains, safari across the Serengeti plains, visit the Ngorongoro crater and explore the Rift Valley.

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Day 1 Arusha

Visit Tanzania's lively Arusha, under the watchful eye of Mt Meru. Lie by the pool and adjust to 'Africa time'.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Mezerani

Cycle through the Monduli Mountains and see the black cotton earth rolling by. Weave through Maasai villages and camp at Snake Park.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Day 3 Mto Wa Mbu

Watch for giraffes, ostrich and gazelles on a ride across rambling Masai plains towards the Great Rift Valley. Camp overnight at the edge of Mto Wa Mbu.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 4-5 Lake Manyara / Rift Valley

Saddle up early and head for the colourful playground of Lake Manyara, teeming with pink flamingos, zebras and wildebeest. Cycle through a dense banana plantation, meet friendly locals in a Maasai village and perhaps climb the Rift Valley escarpment for breathtaking views. At night, fall asleep to the night sounds of monkeys and baboons.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater

Descend to floor of the Ngorongoro Crater to see lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and maybe even a leopard. Camp on the crater's rim.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 7-9 Serengeti

Marvel at the ancient Olduvai Gorge where the remains of some of man's earliest ancestors have been found. Try to spot the Big Five on safari in the Serengeti.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3

Days 10-11 Lake Natron & Ol Doinyo Lengai

See bright-orange clad Songo tribesmen tending their herds and enjoy a thrilling descent to Lake Natron. Camp by the lake, spot birdlife and perhaps cool off in a nearby waterfall.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Days 12-13 Arusha

See the foothills and open plains roll by on the way back to Arusha. Pick up some souvenirs or relax poolside while reliving stories from this amazing African adventure.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1