A bike safari in the Lake Mburo national Park is a truly unique experience. The cycle route heads off along the hilly streets to Bugoma, where fishing boats assist the cyclists in getting back to the mainland. The previous day having been spent relaxing on the island of Lake Victoria. After a revitalizing picnic and drive to the entrance of the national park, a wealth of wildlife awaits. Although the Mburo National park is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national parks, it still manages to include over 300 species of birds. The game drive by bike then leads the cyclists past zebra, impala and buffalo, before reaching the idyllically located Mantana Luxury Tented Camp, set in the middle of the hilly acacia landscape.
This cycling tour of Uganda also offers the cyclist the opportunity to take part in chimpanzee trekking in the Kibale Forest National Park. This particular day of the tour is spent cycling and hiking through the national park, as well as the hilly crater landscape at the foot of the Ruwenzori Mountains. The Kibals National Park protects primarily moist evergreen rainforest, but despite this contains a diverse array of landscapes, and is one of the last remaining expanses to contain both lowland and montane forests. To be able to explore such a region by bike and by foot is truly special.
More information about this tour can be found here: http://www.africanbikers.com/
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African Bikers is a company formed in 1993 and who offer high-quality cycling holidays throughout various regions in and around Southern Africa. Each route is carefully researched, taking into account the considerations of the tour guides and guests. The majority of the tours are guided by the team at African Bikers themselves, enabling them to ensure the quality of accommodation and routes. The sizes of the groups in which you will travel in are between 8 to 15 guests. All tours can be organized from 2 people upwards. Further information, including tips on what to bring and what weather to expect can be found on the website.
African Bikers Tours CC
35 Breda Street
Telephone +27 – (0)21 – 465 2018
Telefax +27 – (0)21 – 461 2349