Moshi's countryside tour

Immerse yourself in the lush nature that surrounds the city of Moshi with its large sugar cane plantations, rich flora and fauna, a taste of local life, and the most beautiful view of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru.

Tour specs
  • 6-8 hrs
  • Medium
  • Tarmac, Dirt road
  • 50 km
Itinerary

The starting point will be at One Bike Shop in the city center. Transfers from your hotel/lodge can be arranged. From there we will cycle through the vivid city streets and its industrial zone. Then the ride will take us out of the city in along peaceful sugar cane plantations, and one of the oldest and largest sugar estates in Tanzania. While you are observing company’s sugar cane products you will learn a bit about sugar cane processing. The road will then take us down the river to the old bridge made to connect villages and company land- and with a little courage, you will cross the bridge to the other side where you will experience local life and culture. After that, we will go deeper into nature, through a wildlife conservation area where, if you are patient and lucky, you will be able to see different species of birds and monkeys. Lunch will be organized in a local restaurant with a big garden, a perfect spot for a relaxing break. From there we will start returning along new roads, while enjoying the sunset behind mountain Meru and a magnificent view of Kilimanjaro. A car ride back is optional- for those who are tired- transport will be organized.

US$99 per person*

Included: mountain bike, helmet, english-speaking guide, lunch and water

Excluded: tipping, insurance, other drinks

*Price may vary depending by the season or specific requests

*Tours can be customized according to wishes and physical condition

Cycling through Chagga village

This tour will take you in fascinating Chagga village on the slopes of mountain Kilimanjaro. It is a ride through beautiful, lush forests, banana and coffee farms, where you may learn about local life and farming that supplies the whole region. 

Tour specs
  • 6-8 hrs
  • Medium
  • Tarmac, Dirt road
  • 45 km
Itinerary

The starting point will be at One Bike Shop in the city center. Transfers from your hotel/lodge can be arranged. The ride will take us first through a very nice city quarter, Shanty Town which has green surroundings and large roads. From there we will gradually ride uphill on the dirt road, while we head north. On the way, we will pass local schools, markets, and explore the local environment of the Chagga people. Our final destination is Kibosho village where you will enjoy scenic banana, coffee and corn fields, all while learning a litle bit about costums, beliefs,  songs, and Chagga agriculture methods, because the Chagga people are famous for farming. It will be an authentic experience of new people and their cultures. Lunch and break will be organized in local place so you can try most delicious authentic dishes. After that, we will visit one of the oldest churches in Tanzania, Gothic Catholic church, from where we will start the long, easy downhill ride back to the city of Moshi. 

US$99 per person*

Included: mountain bike, helmet, english-speaking guide, lunch and water

Excluded: tipping, insurance, other drinks

*Price may vary depending by the season or specific requests

*Tours can be customized according to wishes and phisical condition

Materuni waterfall cycling tour

Standing at 150m high, nestled in the lush, green forests on the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Materuni waterfall is one of the spectacular highlights of the region. This is a unique chance to travel to it on the bike while experiencing authentic Tanzanian village life and culture.

Tour specs
  • 6-8 hrs
  • Challenging
  • Tarmac, Dirt road
  • 30 km
Itinerary

The starting point will be at One Bike Shop in the city center. Transfers from your hotel/lodge can be arranged. You will pass through the city and its vibrant streets on the way to the dirt road that will take you on a cultural experience of the most famous Mt. Kilimanjaro inhabitants, Chagga people. You will see their everyday life: farming, preparing food outside, kids going to the school, and great hospitality of people. Lush coffee, banana and corn plantations will surround you on the way and a Coffee making process tour could be included in the trip. The steep and rough road will take us to the Materuni village where you will have a chance to eat local food and rest. After that, a one-kilometer long walk will take you to the beautiful Materuni waterfall where you can swim, refresh and enjoy the afternoon. The ride back is downhill, which makes it much easier and fastier than the ascent. 

US$99 per person*

Included: mountain bike, helmet, english-speaking guide, lunch and water, Coffee making process tour is optional

Excluded: tipping, insurance, other drinks

*Price may vary depending by the season or specific requests

*Tours can be customized according to wishes and physical condition

Kilimanjaro Shira plateau by bike

Let yourself in an unforgettable adventure and climb one of the Kilimanjaro’s peaks in one day. Reach Shira plateau at 3962 meters altitude while you are riding through rain forest and moorland zone, observing wildlife and witnessing one of the most beautiful views of Kibo peak. 

Tour specs
  • 7-9 hrs
  • Challenging
  • Dirt road
  • 50 km
Itinerary

The starting point will be at One Bike Shop in the city center. Transfers from your hotel/lodge can be arranged. Our trip will begin with a two hour transfer to the Londorossi gate on the west side of the mountain. From there you will begin a challenging bicycle ride up the steep road that will take you through a rich, lush green rainforest. You will find yourself in the middle of numerous trees and bird species as well as diverse animals. Then, the road will take you to the moorland zone from where you will be have a view with two breathtaking scenes. On one side, uphill you will see magnificent Kibo peak covered with snow, and on the other side, downhill, you will see endless Masai land which will bring you peace and calmness. Depending on weather conditions, you will eat a packed lunch while taking a break when we reach Shira plateau or on another comfortable spot. The ride back will be easier and quicker since it is downhill, but a bit more technically challenging. From the Lundorossi gate, where the bike ride ends, you will be transferred back to the city

US$399 per person*

Included: mountain bike, helmet, english-speaking guide, packed lunch and water, park fee

Excluded: tipping, insurance

*Price may vary depending by the season or specific requests

*Tours can be customized according to wishes and phisical condition

Cycling Arusha National park

Arusha National park is stunning, with its different habitats, beautiful lake, Mount Meru  the landscape will charm you at first sight. Explore it on the bike and enjoy the fresh air, activating your body and along the route you will enjoy a picnic by the lake.

Tour specs
  • 7-9 hrs
  • Medium
  • Dirt road
  • 20 km
Itinerary

The starting point will be at One Bike Shop in the city center. Transfers from your hotel/lodge can be arranged. From our shop, you will be transferred to the Arusha National Park. Our 20 km long ride starts from the gate of the park. On the way, you will see exotic habitats and wildlife. From the low grassland to the rainforest, you will witness different bird species, and wildlife such as zebras and antelopes. The bike ride will be relaxing with the scenic Mount Meru towering in the background. We will rest and have lunch at the lakeside at the perfect picnic spot. On the way back we will drive to the park gate where you will be transferred back to your hotel/lodge. 

US$399 per person*

Included: mountain bike, helmet, english-speaking guide, packed lunch and water, park fee

Excluded: tipping, insurance

*Price may vary depending by the season or specific requests

*Tours can be customized according to wishes and physical condition