Arusha National Park is one of the most stunning tourist spots in Tanzania, and a trip to this extraordinary country is incomplete without a visit to this gorgeous location. The stunning national park is home to a large variety of animals including buffalo, leopards and elephants, as well as zebras, giraffes, many antelope and exotic birds such as woodpeckers and flamingoes.
With a spectacular view of Mount Meru and grassy plains, plus the lack of lions and rhinos, makes this National Park ideal for those who wish to enjoy raw natural beauty without being confined to a vehicle.. Cycling tours allow visitors to explore the foothills and grassland in a unique way, and pass through small valleys and Maasai homesteads!
Kili Bike Adventures
With Kili Bike Adventures, tourists can cycle on the main dirt road, passing families of baboons and blue monkeys, and entering the Kilinga Loop after a 5km ride. This region is a thick lush forest, which might be muddy due to the canopies, making the experience more thrilling and challenging! The off road path provides a unique view of the breathtaking region.
Oclaa Adventures bike tours for Moshi and Arusha. Visitors can go on a mountain biking safari, visit the Hot Springs, or Rau Forest. The off-road ride to the rural hot springs allows tourists to meet the Maasai community, eat local foods, enjoy scenic views, and observe the diverse wildlife of the region. For the Rau Forest trip, tourists cycle through sugar cane plantations and rice fields, seeing beautiful scenery, and animals such as Colobus monkeys, and visiting the old railway station!
From Momella Gate to Ngorongoro Gate, Mfalme Adventures offers a challenging cycling tour of Arusha. Tourists can find the three spectacular features of the region: Mount Meru, Momella Lakes, and the Ngurdoto Crater. During the 20km tour, they can also stop to learn about the history of early missionaries, as well as the heritage of Arusha. A support vehicle is available in case tourists get tired and can no longer continue cycling!
Cycling tours are an excellent idea, primarily because they provide a unique way of experiencing the beauty and magic of Arusha, but also because they provide a challenge, making the trip more exciting and unforgettable. The wildlife of the region includes colobus monkeys, the Big Five, giraffes, zebras, dik diks, and red duikers. The landscape is breathtakingly beautiful, with the park being home to the swampy Ngurdoto Crater, Chemka hot springs, Momella Lakes, Lake Duluti, and Lake Longil. These gorgeous locations are perfect for birdwatching, as tourists can spot eagles, egrets, grey herons, and kingfishers! Travellers can cycle through these regions, ride up to the coffee plantations to find rich coffee beans such as arabica and robusta, or visit the Meserani Snake Park where guides show dangerous snakes such as the Black Mamba, Puff Adders, and Egyptian Cobra. Arusha is a magical and extraordinary tourist spot, and a cycling tour can make the experience even more fun and memorable!