8 days Bike Trip to the top of Kilimanjaro

Outdoor Activities, Office Adress: 47 Serengeti Road. Ausha. Tanzania.We are going to pick you up from your hotel or we will meet you at Arusha Airport or KIlimanjaro. If you do not need to pick us up at the airport or hotel we will meet at the Safari Bike Africa office at 01:00 p.m. to null

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Includes high-end carbon mountain bikes latest modelsDownhill more than 5.000 mt by bike! . - Climb by bike to the top of the legendary Kilimanjaro  in 8 days / 7 nights.The highest peak in Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest accessible by bike in the world. Therefore, it is considered as the top of the cyclists. The summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is called Uhuru Peak and is at an altitude of 5,895m.In conclusion, the ascent to Kilimanjaro is a unique opportunity to contemplate one of the wonders of Africa, from the top of this forgotten continent. Seeing the sunrise from the roof of Africa, the top of this forgotten continent, will be an alively experience.Accommodation in huts or tent, as as you prefer
ITINERARYTHE ADVENTURE BEGINS Day 1: ARRIVAL TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT. HALF BOARD HONEY BADGER LODGEWe will be waiting for you to arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. T Before the welcome dinner, we will visit (by bike or on foot the forest of Colobos. Day 2: KILEMA GATE -HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUT Early in the morning we will travel by car through semi-tropical hills to  Kilema Gate, where we will begin the cycling route inside the Kilimanjaro National Park. The route ends at the Horombo refuge (3,720 mt. Vegetation: Semi-tropical and alpine forest. You can ride the bicycle 100% of the way.Cycling route of 19 km. Elevation accumulated 1.800m.Cyclist route of 19 km. Ascension of 1800 m.Day 3: HOROMBO- MAWENZY - HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK.  FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUTVegetation: Alpine desert. The road can be cycled to 90%. Cyclist route of 10Km. Ascension of 950m.Day 4: HORMBO - KIBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD KIBO HUTVegetation: Alpine Desert. The road can be cycled to 90%. Cyclist route of 10Km. Ascension of 1000m.Day 5: KIBO - HANS MAYER - KIBO PARQUE NACIONAL KILIMANJARO. FULL BOARD KIBO HUTVegetation: Alpine Desert. The road can be cycled to 20% of the way. We will have help from porters to take the bike. Cyclist rout of 8Km. Ascension of 500m. Day 6: KIBO - UHURU - HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUTAt 3 in the morning, guides will wake us up to start at night this mythical stage in which we will reach the top of Kilimanjaro, the Uhuru peak (5,895 mt). We ascended to the cave of Hans Mayer, will take us about 2 hours . Once we pass the cave of Hans Mayer the road gets steeper until reaching the Gilman point (5,700mt). Then, we'll ride our bikes from Gilman's Point to Uhuru Peak, the top of Africa. Then, we will continue by bike to Stella Point , from start down to  Horombo. Vegetation High mountain rocks and blocks of ice. The road is cyclable to 20% from Kibo to Uhuru, and back to Kibo. The descent from Kibo to Horombo is 100% cyclable. We will have help from porters to take the bike.Cyclist route of 22 Km. Elevation gain: 1,200m. (Positive) and 2.200m (negative).Vegetation: "Alpine Desert / Ice".Day 7: HOROMBO - MOSHI KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK.HALF BOARD HONEY BADGER LODGE Vegetation: Semitropical and alpine forest. The road is cyclable up to a 100%. Cyclist route of 19 Km. Elevation gain: 1,800m. (Negative) Day 8: MOSHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Flying back to Kilimanjaro Airport. We are sure that you will have the best memories of this wonderful adventure with Safari Bike Africa.

What’s included

  • Travel insurance.
  • Trained professional guide and porters with a maximum of 20kgs each.
  • Expedition medical-kit.
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy and nutritious food.
  • Three meals a day with water filtered by Katadyn Expedition (water purification filters). The system used worldwide by the UN and other organizations.
  • Salary of porters.
  • Salary of guides.
  • Salary of drivers.
  • Government taxes.
  • Two-way radios.
  • Personal summit certificate stamped by the National Park.
  • Official jersey Safari Bike Africa gift!
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • International Flights.
  • Entry visa to Tanzania.
  • Vaccines.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Soft-drinks.
  • Activities outside the travel program.
  • Personal expenses and souvenirs.

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT. HALF BOARD HONEY BADGER LODGE We will be waiting for you to arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. T Before the welcome dinner, we will visit (by bike or on foot the forest of Colobos. 
Day 2: KILEMA GATE -HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUT Early in the morning we will travel by car through semi-tropical hills to  Kilema Gate, where we will begin the cycling route inside the Kilimanjaro National Park. The route ends at the Horombo refuge (3,720 mt. Vegetation: Semi-tropical and alpine forest. You can ride the bicycle 100% of the way. Cycling route of 19 km. Elevation accumulated 1.800m.Cyclist route of 19 km. Ascension of 1800 m.
Day 3: HOROMBO- MAWENZY - HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK.  FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUT Vegetation: Alpine desert. The road can be cycled to 90%. Cyclist route of 10Km. Ascension of 950m.
Day 4: HORMBO - KIBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD KIBO HUT Vegetation: Alpine Desert. The road can be cycled to 90%. Cyclist route of 10Km. Ascension of 1000m.
Day 5: KIBO - HANS MAYER - KIBO PARQUE NACIONAL KILIMANJARO. FULL BOARD KIBO HUT Vegetation: Alpine Desert. The road can be cycled to 20% of the way. We will have help from porters to take the bike. Cyclist rout of 8Km. Ascension of 500m.
Day 6: KIBO - UHURU - HOROMBO KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK. FULL BOARD HOROMBO HUT At 3 in the morning, guides will wake us up to start at night this mythical stage in which we will reach the top of Kilimanjaro, the Uhuru peak (5,895 mt). We ascended to the cave of Hans Mayer, will take us about 2 hours . Once we pass the cave of Hans Mayer the road gets steeper until reaching the Gilman point (5,700mt). Then, we'll ride our bikes from Gilman's Point to Uhuru Peak, the top of Africa. Then, we will continue by bike to Stella Point , from start down to  Horombo. Vegetation High mountain rocks and blocks of ice. The road is cyclable to 20% from Kibo to Uhuru, and back to Kibo. The descent from Kibo to Horombo is 100% cyclable. We will have help from porters to take the bike. Cyclist route of 22 Km. Elevation gain: 1,200m. (Positive) and 2.200m (negative). Vegetation: "Alpine Desert / Ice".
Day 7: HOROMBO - MOSHI KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK.HALF BOARD HONEY BADGER LODGE  Vegetation: Semitropical and alpine forest. The road is cyclable up to a 100%. Cyclist route of 19 Km. Elevation gain: 1,800m. (Negative)
Day 8: MOSHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  Flying back to Kilimanjaro Airport. We are sure that you will have the best memories of this wonderful adventure with Safari Bike Africa.
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