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Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
For the first time on Tanzania bike trip inside National Park Kilimanjaro! Emotive and exciting cycling tour Shira Route KilimajaroReady to ride the adventure of your life? Join Safari Bike Africa in an exciting and challenging ride to the remote and wild parts of Tanzania! Unique bike trip in a magical and wild environment. We will pick you and go in our car up to Londorossi gate (2.360m), where after making the entry permits we will start our bike challenge. We will arrive up to Shira 2 (3.810m), where we will have lunch and discover it´s surrounds.Total cycling distance going and back is around 40KM. Landscape is amazing and breathtaking with the highest snowy peak of Africa, Uhuru at the back. A really ad-venture riding the best technical mountain bikes in Africa. Exclusively, only with SAFARI BIKE AFRICA. After the activity we will drop you in Arusha. Include the best professional mountain bikes in the whole Tanzania!
Our most demanding bike safari along the Shira route, more commonly known as Lemosho. The route is 45km long and, with a very comfortable slope, takes the most beautiful itinerary and has the best views of the summit of Kilimanjaro.We will cross an impressive rain forest, where the Colobus monkey can be found along with other very varied fauna. After camp Shira 1 we will continue until we reach a plateau known as La Catedral where, after a break, we'll begin to descend to the entrance gate of the park.Mount Kilimanjaro is located in the northern part of Tanzania, in the Kilimanjaro National Park. Its location, between the Serengeti and Amboseli, makes it an animal life corridor. It has an area of 100 kilometers long and 65 kilometers wide. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest accessible by bike in the world. Therefore, it is considered as the top of the cyclists. The mountain is an inactive volcano formed by three volcanic cones: Shira, Kibo (in which is the Uhuru summit) and Mawenzi. Kibo is classified as inactive, although not as extinct. The last great eruption of the Kibo happened 360,000 years ago and its last volcanic activity occurred 200 years ago. You would be at the summit of the cyclistFirst, the prairies, which surround the Kilimanjaro, are situated between 800 and 1,600 meters in altitude. Its climate is very warm and dry. It is an open environment where many Maasai shepherds light fires to warm themselves, thus joining the landscape. The vegetation consists mainly of savannas of numerous herbaceous species flowering plants, baobabs, bushes and thorny plants, and is located below 1,400 meters of altitude to the west and 1,000 meters of altitude to the east.The rainforest is located Approximately between 1,600 and 2,700 meters of altitude. It houses different species of primates, such as Cercopithecus, the Angolan and Abyssinian colobus, as well as the olive baboon. Among the other mammals, the leopard, the banded mongoose, the serval, the red river hog, the honey badger and the crested porcupine stand out. The Alpine area is between 2,800 and 4,000 meters above sea level and receives between 500 and 1,300 mm of precipitation per year.It presents a vegetation composed of heather, .The afro-alpine zone are situated between 4,000 and 5,000 meters. Finally, the snow-capped area -and cycling summit- is above 5,000 meters above sea level. There is virtually no life. In conclusion, the ascent to Kilimanjaro is a unique opportunity to contemplate one of the wonders of Africa, from the top of this forgotten continent. Seeing the sunrise from the roof of Africa, the top of this forgotten continent, will be an alively experience.