Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime East African cycling adventure.
This is your chance to challenge yourself and immerse in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the spice road. We’ll cycle an ancient 350km road that wanders through traditional Masai and Chagga territory as well as some of Tanzania’s most vibrant cities and abundant nature reserves to challenge ourselves and connect with local change-makers along the way.
12 DAYS~5 days cycling
MARCH 11 – 22, 2023
$2175 + $50 USD | $2725 + $60 CAD
In addition to our bikes, we’ll make use of vans, private taxis, and a big ferry to make our way around Tanzania. We’ll be eating and sleeping in locally run restaurants, food stalls, guest houses, lodges and maybe even a homestay. All of this grassroots travel will introduce us to amazing people and places but life on the trail might mean going without a few of the comforts of home. Trust us, it will be totally worth it!
Two wheels will take us to the nooks and crannies only reachable by bike. This action packed 12-day adventure will take you biking, hiking, and eating your way across some of East Africa’s most iconic landscapes: from the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and the rolling hills of Usambara to the sandy shores of the Indian Ocean.
We’re packing a LOT into 12 days, so here’s a sneak preview of your itinerary…
Day 1-3: Orientation in MoshiWe’ll wander the streets and get to know each other, be introduced to Tanzanian culture, and meet our cycling friends to get acquainted with our bikes for a little test ride!
Day 4-6: Same to Mtae to LushotoOur biking starts east to the town of Same, riding along the edge of National Parks and ending our days with views over the Usambara mountains and eventually a peek at Mt Kilimanjaro itself.Day 7: Rest Day in Lushoto
Day 8-10: Lushoto to Mazumbai Forest to PaganiThe final days of our journey take us through highland deciduous forests and tea plantations, through the Amani Nature Reserve, and local villages and communities along the way. Eventually, we will descend to the coast and blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
Day 11-12: ZanzibarWe’ll hop off our bikes and take a ferry to Zanzibar – also known as “Spice Island” – to unwind and celebrate with sandy beaches and sunsets. It’s here that we will also have ‘disorientation’, an OG staple that will help us kick back, reflect, and relax.
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