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MOUNTAIN BIKING NATIONAL PARKS - KENYA

 

The National parks of Kenya are impressive and what a better way to appreciate the sheer vastness and beauty of Kenya, than to cycle to the parks. This trip takes you through Lake Naivasha, out to Hell's gate National Park where we can appreciate watching game like buffalos, impala, waterbuck, and gazelles while cycling. We then head through Lake Baringo and on through Eldoret and Kitale towns to Lake Nakuru National park, ending back in Nairobi

 

NOTE THAT THIS TOUR IS NON FIXED DEPARTURE AND REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE

Fast Facts

Best: May to October

Tour: 6 Days

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Kenya Cycling Itinerary

Note that this route can be done in a minimum of three Days but it is not recommended.

 

Day-1 - Nairobi - Baringo

Depart Nairobi at 8.30am for a 3 hour drive towards Baringo, where we off load the bicycles and cycle down to Lake Bogoria for about 2 to hours with picnic lunch. This is a good chance to cycle around the Lake and see Flamingoes and other water birds. Later, we drive to Lake Baringo for dinner and overnight at the Campsite or Lodge.

 

Day-2 - Eldoret

Early morning wake up call, have a cup of coffee and cycle down to Bogoria, the ride is early enough to be able to see the sun rise and also a good chance to see animals like Eland, Impala and other antelopes at Lake Bogoria National park. Cycle around the lake with picnic breakfast and later drive to the main highway to Eldoret. Then cycle down in to Kerio Valley and up the western walls of the valley with magnificent view of Lake Kamnarok and the valley below. For those who will not have enough energy their bicycles will be loaded on to the van, which is always behind for any emergency and supplies. Your guide will show you the area where Kenya world Marathon champion men and women come from (around ITEN and Eldoret), picnic lunch on the way, dinner and overnight at Sirikwa Hotel or a campsite in Eldoret.

 

Day-3 - Lake Nakuru

After an early morning breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru National park, the drive takes 3 hours and arrive in good time for lunch at the lodge or Campsite. The afternoon we will enjoy a game drive in the park. ( it will be not possible to cycle on this day as the road from Eldoret to Nakuru is heavy with traffic). Lunch, dinner and overnight at the campsite or  lodge

 

Day-4 - Lake Naivasha

Early morning game drive and after breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha, which is an hour drive and take Moi south road for a cycle on the western side of the lake on a rough road. The ride is very scenic with Elburru hills and Mount Longonot to the south, picnic on the way, dinner and overnight at fisherman's camp or lodge

 

Day-5 - Lake Naivasha

After an early breakfast, cycle to Hell's gate National Park and spend the morning in the park. Return to the campsite or lodge for lunch, afternoon will be free. Dinner and overnight as before.

 

Day-6 - Nairobi

6 After breakfast take a boat ride to Crescent Island and have a guided nature walk, later return to the campsite or lodge for lunch, thereafter drive to Nairobi to arrive by 16.00hrs.

 

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