Half-Day Scenic Bike Tour

Discover Africa with Bike the Coast

Discover Africa by cycling off the beaten track.

See local people in their settlements and traditional African villages, palm- and mango-tree forests. Enjoy fantastic views on Creeks and the Mombasa North Coast area. Ride through the bush along the Indian Ocean or different climate zones.

Bike the Coast offers different guided half day bush-tours on safe unpaved roads and paths without traffic. With the mountain-bike you come closer to the local life than with any other means.

All equipment and refreshments are provided.

In price included:
• Use of mountain-bike with front-shocks
• Use of helmet and gloves
• Bottled drinking water, bananas for energy boost
• 1 Soda at the stopAt least 2 local guides per tour.

Under Swiss Management, we speak English and German.

Africa begins right behind your hotel - discover it.

per adult from

$71

NZD

Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of helmet
    • Local guide
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
  • A typical tour with "Bike the Coast" covers a distance of 23 - 31 km and takes about 2 ½ to 3 ½ hours of cycling on unpaved roads with no traffic.
    • Each tour has a different level of difficulty, from 1 to 4.
    • There are short cuts
    • With every tour we stop at a local place to have refreshment.We have four standard tours:

    Along The Coast

    Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We ride leisurely through traditional African villages in palm-tree and mango forests. About a third of the tour follows the coast and at some places we can enjoy the view on the Indian Ocean.

    Distance: about 40 km, short cut possible

    Time needed: 4 to 5 hours

    Altitude: total ca. 50 m

    Difficulty: 1

    Three Coastal Areas

    Scenery: Three typical climate zones along the Coast: beach - palm-tree forest - semiarid area. Along the hotel area to some few upper class plots at the creek, local village, traditional Giriama village in a typical palm-tree-forest along the creek - crossing an arm of the creek. Spectacular view over the Mombasa North Coast.

    Distance: 24 km, 2 km tarmac with no traffic short cut possible

    Time needed: 3 to 4 hours

    Altitude: total ca. 150 m

    Difficulty: 1..2, two short but steep uphill stretches

    Along The Creek

    Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We follow the Creek inland and ride leisurely through traditional Giriama settlements in palm-tree forests and farms, here called shamba. Spectacular views of Mtwapa Creek and almost untouched bush-land.

    Distance: 31 km, short cut possible

    Time needed: 3 ½ to 4 ½ hours

    Altitude: total ca. 150 m

    Difficulty: 2

    The Bike Adventure

    Scenery: First we ride through palm- and mango tree forests with traditional African villages. Then we reach the semi arid area where we climb some hilltops and cross arms of the Mtwapa Creek. From a high hill we have an fantastic sight over the North Coast Area and different Creeks around Mombasa.

    Distance: 24 km

    Time needed: 3 to 4 hours

    Altitude: ca. 350 m

    Difficulty: 3..4, about 8 km single trail, short but steep up/down hill stretches

    What You Bring
    • T-Shirt and trousers
    • Training shoes or other solid shoes
    • Sun protection
    • Head scarf (because you are using a rented helmet)
  • Departure Point :
    Mombasa Go-Kart, Shanzu, Mombasa, Kenya
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Along The Coast Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We ride leisurely through traditional African villages in palm-tree and mango forests. About a third of the tour follows the coast and at some places we can enjoy the view on the Indian Ocean. Distance: about 40 km, short cut possible Time needed: 4 to 5 hours Altitude: total ca. 50 m Difficulty: 1 Three Coastal Areas Scenery: Three typical climate zones along the Coast: beach - palm-tree forest - semiarid area. Along the hotel area to some few upper class plots at the creek, local village, traditional Giriama village in a typical palm-tree-forest along the creek - crossing an arm of the creek. Spectacular view over the Mombasa North Coast. Distance: 24 km, 2 km tarmac with no traffic short cut possible Time needed: 3 to 4 hours Altitude: total ca. 150 m Difficulty: 1..2, two short but steep uphill stretches Along The Creek Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We follow the Creek inland and ride leisurely through traditional Giriama settlements in palm-tree forests and farms, here called shamba. Spectacular views of Mtwapa Creek and almost untouched bush-land. Distance: 31 km, short cut possible Time needed: 3 ½ to 4 ½ hours Altitude: total ca. 150 m Difficulty: 2 The Bike Adventure Scenery: First we ride through palm- and mango tree forests with traditional African villages. Then we reach the semi arid area where we climb some hilltops and cross arms of the Mtwapa Creek. From a high hill we have an fantastic sight over the North Coast Area and different Creeks around Mombasa. Distance: 24 km Time needed: 3 to 4 hours Altitude: ca. 350 m Difficulty: 3..4, about 8 km single trail, short but steep up/down hill stretches
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Bike The Coast

Activity ID: V-52140P1

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