Kenya & Tanzania - The best biking adventure in Africa!

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  Tour Operator  Escape Adventures NZ

  Kenya & Tanzania

 16 days (Bike: 12 days)

  540 km  (~45km per day)


 Some hills, Off-road



Encounter free-roaming wildlife from your saddle, immerse yourself in the local culture, people, and vibrant colours, ride through vast landscapes, and camp in the wilderness.

Africa is vast and varied with every point of the compass unique in its own way. East Africa is no exception and is famous for its traditional tribes people, exceptional wildlife and majestic vistas.

Kenya and Tanzania is where Escape Adventures first began back in 1999 and today remains our most popular cycle tour.

Break free from the bonds of ‘normal’ on our 16 day biking and camping adventure as we travel from Nairobi in Kenya to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Bike on remote back roads away from the chaos of Nairobi city to the sudden sparseness of open savannah. We bike alongside wildlife grazing the plains and camp with local families and villages along the way. We pass beneath the highest free-standing mountain in the world, Mt Kilimanjaro. Spend time game viewing in Amboseli National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, with the highest concentration of plains game in the world, then cycle through the cool rain forested Usambara Mountains before ultimately dropping down the tropical Indian Ocean coast.

The terrain is mostly undulating and flat with some short rolling hills. The riding surface (80% dirt roads, 15% paved roads and 5% non-technical single track) can be rough at times, slow going, pot-holed and sandy and the riding challenge of the tour should not be judged by mileage alone. The trip is suited to riders with a good level of biking fitness and off-road biking experience will greatly enhance handling on rough roads and add to the enjoyment of your tour.

Tour Information




Dar Es Salaam

Cost From

Guided   NZ$ 6500


May 29, June 17, 20, July 6 & 25, August 13, 2024
May 29, June 17, July 6, 2025

Single Supplement

$730 (if you do not wish to share for guesthouse nights)


  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel
  • 15 nights Accommodation
  • Meals as per tour itinerary
  • Two NZ based Escape Adventures leaders
  • Local interpreter/driver
  • Purpose made support vehicle
  • Camping Equipment - tents and mattresses
  • Entry to Amboseli National Park
  • Entry to Ngorongoro Crater


  • Airfares, visas, or airport taxes
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • A couple of meals as per the detailed itinerary
  • Personal vaccinations or personal equipment


  • Bike Hire: If required hire fee is NZD $450


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