November 4, 2019
11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures
Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris
11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures
11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures takes you to some awesome biking destinations in Kenya. Your 11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures starts in Nairobi through to the Great Rift Valley, Maasai Mara Plains, Kericho tea Farm and finally around Lake Victoria. The 11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures isn’t safari at arm’s length; exploring on our mountain bike safari tour Kenya gives you the unique opportunity to really connect with the diverse wildlife and local communities of Africa. Along the way, you will see numerous attractions such as craters, great mountains, and wildlife and bird life. Cyclists are escorted by our driver guide who is very experienced and very familiar with the geology of these areas. Our 11 Days Kenya Cycling Biking Safari Adventures is a guided tour with a customized private safari mini Vehicle purposely designed for the tusk and a reliable team of dedicated and experienced local mountain biker’s. Imagine the thrill of pedaling along endless horizon roads, feeling the sun on your back, surrounded by endless spectacular horizons when, suddenly, you spot a herd of zebra grazing in the distance. No matter how many more wildlife you see during your holiday, you’ll never forget your first sighting of wild animals in their natural habitat, on our mountain bike safari tour Kenya, Africa.
Day 1 Nairobi – Suswa Ranch Resort
Leave Nairobi at 7.30am for the Great Rift Valley through the Ngong Hills where you will start biking down the Rift Valley over a distance of 47 kilometers. The picturesque Ngong Forest plus the panoramic views of the floor of the Rift dotted by extinct volcanoes and long salty lakes are some of the most memorable sights on this unique safari. Lunch is taken en-route and we arrive at the ranch in the mid afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Suswa Ranch Resort
Day 2 Suswa Ranch Resort – Masai Mara National Park
Leave Suswa Ranch Resort at 7.30am biking through Masai plains to Narok town (a distance of about 87 kilometers. Cycling will not be done throughout the 87 kilometers because of mountainous terrains) where we partake of lunch. We continue by safari vehicle to the Masai Mara National Park due to the increase in the number of wildlife that now dot these savannah lands. Arriving in the Masai Mara Game Park in the late afternoon we have a well-deserved bath before relaxing on the luxury camp grounds or in the bar/restaurant. We have our dinner and then an overnight stay at the luxury camp.
Day 3 Masai Mara National Park
Since it is forbidden to cycle in the wildlife sanctuary of Masai Mara we go on game viewing drives in our customized safari van. There are both morning and afternoon game drives and we are able to flash out the large variety of wildlife that are found here. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants and well over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Although July, August, and September are the months when the Mara plains are filled with migrating wildebeests and zebras, there is also resident wildlife year round. The famous Maasai tribesmen live very close to the game reserve. Dinner and overnight will be at the Sentrim Mara Luxury Camp Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4 Masai Mara National Park
After breakfast, you will proceed on another full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for a game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. You will then break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight will be at the Sentrim Mara Luxury Camp Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5 Masai Mara National Park – Kericho
You will depart the Mara region after breakfast, for Kericho Town. After check-in and lunch at Kericho Tea Hotel we take our bikes and proceed on a cycling tour of the extensive tea factory and the town of Kericho. We take our dinner and stay overnight at the Tea Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6 Kericho – Kisumu
You will depart Kericho Town for Kisumu City in the morning cycling part of this distance of 84 kilometers through rice fields and sugar cane plantations. We arrive at this lakeside town in the early afternoon. A city tour by bicycle takes us to the local museum with its rich archeological findings, the municipal market and the lakeside at Dunga Beach for a view of the golden sunset over Lake Victoria. We continue to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay at Milimani Resort hotel in the city Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7 Kisumu – Lwanda K’Otieno – Mbita Point
We depart for Lwanda K’Otieno passing through. Our western Kenya trip starts with a road transfer to Kisian market (13 kilometers away). This takes us out of the main Kenya Uganda highway with its heavy vehicular traffic. We mount our bicycles at Kisian and ride to Kit Mikayi (16 kilometers) on tarmacked road. Kit Mikayi is famous as the birthplace of the Luo Nation and is steeped in Luo culture and traditions. After a tour of this site with its monuments of huge boulders and underground caves we proceed to Ndori still biking though tropical savannah and Indian corn (maize farms). From Ndori we drive to Lwanda K’Otieno to connect to our Water bus (ferry) that takes us across Lake Victoria to Mbita Point. Lunch is on transit and dinner and overnight at Mbita Point Hotel.
Day 8 Mbita Point – Takawiri Island
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel at 6:30 am, take a ferry to Takawiri Island and you spend the rest of the day at leisure at the beaches or fishing in Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is the second biggest fresh water lake in the world. After dinner and we spend an overnight at a Takawiri Island hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 9 Takawiri Island
After breakfast you will be free to spend the day at leisure at the beaches or fishing or birding in Lake Victoria. After dinner and we spend an overnight at a Takawiri Island hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10 Takawiri Island – Mbita Point – Homa Bay
After breakfast you will proceed by Water bus to Mbita Point. Upon reaching Mbita Point we partake of lunch before riding on our bikes in the afternoon to Homa Bay town a distance of 43 kilometers. We spend the evening in Homa Bay Town before dinner and an overnight stay at Cold Springs Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11 Homa Bay – Nairobi
After breakfast we drive back to Nairobi in our safari vehicle arriving in the capitol city in the mid afternoon having ridden by bicycle over 230 kilometers; Having seen wildlife, people and places over a period of ten days; crossing the largest fresh water lake in Africa – Lake Victoria; having stayed on an island in the world second largest fresh water inland lake and having traveled by road a distance of over 1000 kilometers.
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