Best of Kenya's Biking and Camping Adventure – 7 days and 6 nights
(The Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, Hell’s Gate National Park, Loita Hills, Maasai Mara National Reserve)
Highlights: This is an exciting 10 days biking safari which will take you to some awesome biking destinations in Kenya. Your adventure starts in Nairobi through to the Great Rift Valley, Mt. Suswa, Lake Naivasha, Hell’s Gate and the Maasai Mara Plains. Along the way, you will see numerous attractions such as craters, great mountains, wildlife and bird life. You will travel alone with the driver/guide who is very experienced and very familiar with the geology of these areas, in a private safari minivan which will also carry your bicycles when you get tired. You will spend the nights in designated camps. Our very experienced cook may also accompany you to prepare all your meals. As you cycle, your vehicle will be following close behind so that you can get in if you get tired.
Itinerary at a glance:
Day 1: Nairobi – Hell’s Gate Crayfish Camp
Day 2: Hell’s Gate – Loita Hills Maasai Campsite
Day 3: Loita Hills Maasai Campsite
Day 4: Loita Hills – Maasai Mara Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 5: Maasai Mara Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 6: Maasai Mara Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 7: Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Day 1: Hell's Gate National Park – Loita Hills
After breakfast you will drive to the Hemmingways Savannah grasslands arriving at your camp within the fertile Loita Hills in Narok. Upon arrival you will check in to your camp and have lunch before departing for a cycling safari within the hills. Later in the afternoon you will proceed for an evening walk across the plains, which have breath-taking scenery.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at a Maasai Camp
Day 2: Loita Hills
After breakfast you will enjoy a morning ride to Naikera Town for a tour of the area, before returning to your camp for lunch. You will then have the afternoon at leisure, which will be spent on a cultural visit to the nearby Maasai villages. You will spend some time interacting with the hospitable Maasai tribesmen; learn about their culture as you watch the sun set on the horizon. In the evening you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at a Maasai Camp
Day 3: Loita Hills – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, check out of your camp and depart the Loita Hills and cycle and ride further towards the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoying the numerous varieties of flora and fauna on the way, you will arrive at your camp in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will set out for cycling in the surrounding valleys and hills where game can often be seen. In the evening you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast you will enjoy a full day game drive within the reserve. There are some parts within the park where cycling is not allowed, so most of the time you will be enjoying game drives while in your vehicle. You will have picnic lunch at the Hippo point picnic site which is a great picnic spot for campers and visitors of the Reserve. You will have an opportunity to spot the big five, plenty of plains game as well as numerous bird species. If you visit between July and October, you will also witness the annual wildebeest migration. In the evening you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight. All meals and overnight at Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 5: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast you will depart for a morning ride on the plains (outside the park) then return for lunch at your camp. In the afternoon, you will depart for another ride in a different direction and in the afternoon return to your camp for dinner and overnight. All meals and overnight at Enchore Wildlife Camp
Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi
After breakfast, you will check out of your camp and cycle to Narok where you will stop for packed lunch before proceeding to Nairobi. You may opt to proceed to Nairobi on your bike or in the vehicle. Upon arrival at Nairobi, you will be transferred to a hotel where you can shower and freshen up before being transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your outbound flight to your next destination.
End of Safari
- Transport throughout the safari in a private safari minivan with pop up roof for game viewing
- Hire of bikes throughout the safari
- All parks entry fees and game drives
- All camping fees and meals throughout the safari
- Guide/driver allowances and cooks fees
- Applicable government taxes
- International or local flights and departure taxes
- Tips, drinks and all items of personal nature
- Hard and soft drinks and tips
- Sleeping bags/binoculars e.t.c.
- Personal travel insurance
- Any other item not included in our itinerary