13 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

7 Days Motorbike Tour And 5 Days Classic Wildlife Safari To Tarangire – Serengeti _ Ngorongoro Crater. 

 Prices Per Person in US Dollars: 

  • 2 – 3 Pax:  $. 6,347pp.
  • 4 – 5 Pax:  $. 5,706pp.
  • 6 – 7 Pax:  $. 5,173pp.
  • 8 – 9 Pax:  $. 5,089pp.
  • 10 – 11 Pax: $. 4,993pp
  • 12 – ∞ Pax: $. 4,818pp

13 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

This 13 Day tour will start with 7-days Tanzania Motorbike safari will make you enjoy the adventure of Tanzania on the bike through untouched magnificent destinations and tracks, off the beaten roads right into the bush and experience authentic and exceptional encounters with the African wildlife as you interact with indigenous groups in in Africa such as the Maasai, Chagga, Pare and the Sambaa and see the best of Tanzania from off-road Motorcycle tour that ride over mountains, valleys and vast plains of wildlife and rich African cultures.

After the Dusty and bumpy days now it is the time to visit the highlights of northern Tanzania National Parks in another 4Days Full day’s Classic wildlidlife Safari, such as the Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. Unique to this safari is the abundant of wildlife offering you a real sense of what Africa has to offer.

In Serengeti National Park you will witness the great wildebeest migration approximately two million wildebeest, including animals such as zebra and gazelles move annually in an endless cycle across Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Maasai Mara in search for better grass and water resources

In Tarangire National Park you will enjoy good elephant sightings and marvel at the huge baobab trees that line the horizon of this park. You can also look for cats along the swamp edge and or towards the Tarangire River.

In Ngorongoro Crater: Apart of seeing all the Big 5 and many other animals, Ngorongoro Crater is the cradle of mankind a place where animal and human lives together peaceful on a crater floor, the task of the day will be to try and find the endangered black rhino.

13 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Meet and greet from Dahlia Africa staffs, from JRO airport you will be taken to the lodge for a refreshing, in the evening you will meet the bikes for personal adjustment and trial. If flying with Qatar airways the plan will be well blend. In the evening we will take you to Arusha famous street for a dinner BBQ (vegetarian meals also available).On this evening we will give briefing for the next day activities. After dinner we will take you around for a drink if interested but if much tired we will return you to the lodge for a rest of the night.

  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel
  • Meal Plan:

Day 2: Arusha to Lake Natron to through Manyara Eco System

After breakfast at around 8:00am, our chief guides and give you a clear briefing on what to do and expect on the day and the whole tour in general. He will also introduce you to the rest of the crew for greetings and getting to know each other. You will therefore test your motorcycles and protective gears and see if they fit you comfortably, This ride will take you on tarmac road up to Mto wa Mbu village, and then take a hardcore route of Mto wa Mbu to Lake Natron. We ride through rolling country with scrub and scattered thorn trees and we will see colorful Maasai herding their cows and goats, will ensure you have some fun and build your skills and speed. We may also see antelope and zebra, and if we are lucky perhaps a predators. We will ride on loose gravel and a little sand which is fun and later find a well maintained dirt road which leads us to Maasai Giraffe eco. While here, we are going to visit the largest soda ash lake, Lake Natron, Engare Sero waterfalls and views of Oldonyo Lengai.

We will experience the Maasai culture, traditions and customs. Meals will be prepared in native way with high hygienic standards and Maasai warriors will give us a dance while enjoying the barbeque.

  • Accommodation: Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 213 kilometers / 132 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky and sandy, steep trails (113km Tarmac road)

Day 3: Lake Natron to West Kilimanjaro

On this day, we will ride on the typical African roads; dust, sand and gravel up to the small town of Longido. This is an adventure ride on a very dusty trail way down into a huge gorge where resident wildebeest, zebras, giraffes and antelopes gather for grazing land and water. The last 108 km in this leg is a sandy, stony and forest trails.  Arrive at Simba Farm Lodge late afternoon after check inn to be followed by Farm tour around Simba farm where we explain how the farm is managed and the history of the area. We end the farm tour on the sundowner spot overlooking the plains, mountains (Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru, and Mt. Doinyo Lengai) and on a clear day. The farm tour starts around 17:00 and back before dinner.  Walking to the sunset. 15minutes +/- walking to our new sundowner hill close to the lodge overlooking the farm and the Maasai plains and a striking view of Shira plateau. Warm clothes and good foot ware are recommended for the tour, when the sun goes down it does get fairly chilli.

Simba Farm is located in between Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. You will have an awesome view of both old volcanic mountains.

  • Accommodation: Simba Farm Lodge
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: kilometers 237 / 147 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, sandy, and forestry trails.

 Day 4: West Kilimanjaro to Lake Chala

This day will be an awesome day since the ride will be from the leeward side of Mount Kilimanjaro to the wildward side of it. Two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo will be visible in the morning and evening. This is also a chance to pass over different Chagga people whom are regarded as the typical conservators of Mount Kilimanjaro. On this day we will take picnic lunch, and if we’re lucky we might be able to see mountain primates such as black and white Colubus monkeys and blue monkeys on the forest reserve.

The ride will pass over earth road and newly tarmacked roads. Arrive at Lake Chala Safari Lodge early evening for rest dinner and overnight.

  • Accommodation: Lake Chala Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: kilometers 136 / 85 miles
  • Travel duration: 7 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, sandy, and forestry trails

Day 5: Lake Chala to Same via Pare Mountains

After early breakfast at Lake Chala, will have time for walking down the Lake and have a morning swim(option) where after that we leave the Lodge heading south to the Pare Mountains riding along curved easy dirt road. After a Lunch break stop is when we will take a dirt road to theTrans boundary Lake Jipe then leave the lake and start heading uphill’s to Pare Moun- tains with a nice viewof the small towns/villages down hills.To the Motel we will be riding down hills along dirt roads with lots of sharp corners.This day it much of trial for the next day ride which is much of intense riding.The motel at Same has spec- tacular views of the South Pare Mountains and because of its location it is the ideal gateway to Mkomazi National Park, the South Pare Mountains and Shengena Forest.

  • Accommodation: Elephant Motel – Same.
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 120 kilometers / 75 miles
  • Travel duration: 5 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, up-and-down hills + 6Kms of tarmac.

Day 6: Pare Mountains to Lushoto Highlands

After breakfast we explore through the range of the eastern Pare Mountains where we will ride down to the southern ranges and will be no tarmac roads at all. The trail goes through virgin savannah up and about to Lake Kalimawe which is surrounded by rice plantations and small villages. The ride continues adjacent to the area of Mkomazi National Park on the slopes.

After lunch break, we will start to explore the Usambara Mountains, small villages of Mnazi and Mlalo and palm forests. We are going to ride on the zigzag road up the Usambara Mountains at Mtae (Mambo village) over 2300ma.s.l, which offers unique views over the region. This is a big day of riding and all of us will be tired at the end of this adventure and we will surely deserve a cold beer and a rest.

  • Accommodation: Mambo View Lodge
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 190 kilometers / 118 miles
  • Travel duration: 7 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirty, gravels, rocky, and sandy trail.

Day 7: Lushoto Highlands to Maasai Steppe:

The Maasai Steppe Conservancy is located between the Tarangire National Park and the Simanjiro Plains, within the Northern Safari Circuit. Safaris in the Maasai Steppe provide a wonderfully varied experience for people wanting a combination of wildlife viewing, walking, and authentic, ‘un-canned’ cultural experiences with the Maasai. The Maasai Steppe is a vibrant and important ecological strong- hold for the wildlife and people of northern Tanzania. Nearly 92%of these critical ecosystems are designed Maasai village lands where livestock husbandry represents the primary livelihood. Maintaining healthy rangelands is critical to both the Maasai people and the wildlife dependent on this arid environment.

  • Accommodation: Rozana Guest House
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.
  • Distance: 240 kilometers / 149 miles
  • Travel duration: 7 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirty, down-hills zigzag + tarmac

Day 8: Maasai Steppe to Tarangire National Park:

After breakfast, you will ride from Maasai stepe via Maasai Village of Lokusale, to Jumbabovu, It is a complete semi desert experience, tribal men walking and performs their daily activities with interaction of wild animals around them and ride direct to Tarangire National park gate where you will leave your bike on the gate and go inside the park with 4×4 Safari Jeep for late evening game drive while driving to the accommodation for your overnight stay.

  • Accommodation: Tarangire Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 9: Full Day in Tarangire National park to Karatu town:

After breakfast, we will leave our lodge for a full day game drive inside Tarangire National Park the park, The Park is known as the elephant Sanctuary, the giant baobab trees, bush savannah and the seasonal marshes add to the wonder of this nature reserve. The Tarangire National Park is considered as one of the best places to view elephants up close. The park is also home to buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as lions. Leopards are seen now and then but cheetahs are rarely spotted. From the open roof of the safari vehicle you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the animals. In the late afternoon you will drive outside the park and drive to To the vibrant town of Karatu for dinner and overnight.

  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 10: Karatu to Serengeti National Park: |Travel time: 4-5 hours | Distance: 210 km. |

After breakfast you will depart for Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch in hand. You will enjoy a game drive en route. The Serengeti is famed for its incredible wildlife, stunning views and the annual migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebras. In this frenzied bout of territorial conquests and mating, witness an actual survival of the fittest as these animals plunge through crocodile-infested waters. The wildebeest will birth more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 mile) pilgrimage begins again.

  • Accommodation: Great Exploration Tented Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 11:  Serengeti National Park Full Day | Travel time: N/A | Distance: N/A. |

The full day is dedicated to game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. Your guide will take you to the best spots to observe the wildlife. Elephants, buffaloes, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, topi, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and many more can be seen in this large national park. Especially in the Seronera Valley you will be able to experience fantastic game viewing all year round. The Serengeti is home to the largest animal migration on the planet.

Optional Serengeti Balloon: Prepare for a  4 am wakeup call so that you can fully enjoy your sunrise hot air balloon safari, Enjoy an incredible Safari from The Sky over the Serengeti National Park, boosting enchanting scenery and uninterrupted views as you embark on an extraordinary adventure. Special arrangements are made for you to depart before the break of dawn. This gives you a rare chance to experience the awakening of the surrounding wildlife and a wonderful sunrise. With amazing opportunities for stunning photographic moments, this miraculous glide over the Serengeti ecosystem allows you to absorb the magnitude of the size of the park. Planned take-off is at dawn – 6am. The flight depends mostly on the weather and the wind, thus varies from day to day, but generally it is an hour’s flight. Once you land, our ground team will escort you to your breakfast area where you will commemorate this special event with a hearty breakfast amidst the wild ambiance.

Day 12: Serengeti to Ngoro Ngoro Crater full Day | Travel time: 3hrs | Distance: 160km. |

Rise and shine! After breakfast you travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area before you drive down into the crater floor for a full day game drive. The massive collapsed volcano is home to over 25,000 mammals ranging from the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – to spotted hyenas, rare wild dogs and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After an extensive game drive and a picnic for lunch, you will leave the caldera in the afternoon and return to your accommodation on the crater rim.

  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 13: Departure Day:

Morning After breakfast, you will wake up from crater rim and after breakfast we will drive you to Arusha, where you will have shower and lunch at the hotel near Kilimanjaro International airport waiting for evening drive you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

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What included on Prices

  • Personal meet and greet services.
  • Private Transfers to and from Airports.
  • Bike + Fuel + Guide.
  • Basic spares, Tools and First aid kit.
  • Support vehicle – 4×4 Safari Jeep.
  • All Park fees, entry fees and Government Taxes.
  • Professional experienced English speaking guide and full-time mechanic.
  • Full board accommodations and all 3 Meals Every day.
  • Motorbike insurance third party in Tanzania.
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Insurance on the tour – Emergency Evacuation Service.
  • 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof for safari
  • All Airport Transfers

What is Excluded on Prices (Available on request)

  • International Flights
  • Visas and Vaccinations.
  • Driver/guide gratuities.
  • Bike Insurance – Third Party.
  • Drinks/laundry/Porters.
  • Any other items of a personal nature.
  • Personal travel & medical insurance.
  • Visas (US$50) and yellow fever vaccination.
  • Serengeti Balloon Safari (USD. 599/person).

Important information's to know

  • Distance on Motorbike: 995kms/ 594miles distance will be covered on this tour (roughly 80% of this distance will be off-road).
  • Experience: Suitable for all skilled bikers who like a couple of long riding days, but you don’t need experience on un-tarred roads. No hard off-road riding involved. Most roads you’ll ride around 60 – 100 km/hour. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you have plenty of time to enjoy the magnificent scenery. You’ll encounter wildlife and indigenous people to learn their culture most of the days.
  • Wildlife Experience: You will visit the highlights of northern Tanzania such as the Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Motorbike Types & Model: Honda CRF250L – 2013.
  • Suitability: Very suitable for riders with a pillion; if you want to skip a day on the backseat you can ride with the backup vehicle.
  • Accommodation and Meal: Most of our accommodations facilities have hot showers, swimming pool, Bar, Wi-Fi and laundry services. Three meals are included as indicated at each day with B (breakfast), L (lunch) and/or D (dinner). Special evening events (like evenings with local Maasai BBQ) are also included as per the itinerary.
  • Wildlife Experience: You will visit the highlights of northern Tanzania such as the Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Single room’s supplements: $450pp.
  • Pillion riders pay 25% less than of the riders cost.

Travelers Checklists

For The Ride:

  • Motorcycle jacket.
  • Protective pants.
  • Sturdy shoes or boots.
  • Protective gloves.
  • Sunglasses or goggles.
  • Shawl or buff.
  • Rain gear (optional).

For off the bike:

  • Swimming gear
  • Fleece sweater (April /Oct)
  • Underwear, socks etc.
  • T-shirts and/or blouses
  • Casuals for the evenings
  • Slippers or sandals
  • Shorts (f.i. during game drives)
  • Cap or hat.

Documents and money:

  • Flight ticket (print of your e-ticket)
  • Valid passport with at least two empty right-hand pages (valid until at least 1 or 6 months after your Flight date back home).
  • Valid motorcycle driver’s license and if needed a valid international driver’s license.
  • A photocopy or scan of all of the above
  • Vaccination certificate
  • (Bank)card with which you can use on ATM’s in Tanzania.
  • Credit card (Mastercard, American Express or Visa)
  • Cash Dollars or Euro

 Personal effects:

  • Malaria prophylaxis and other personal medical drugs
  • Basic First Aid set containing Painkillers, plasters, antiseptic etc.
  • Mosquito repellent (containing at least 50% Deet or similar)
  • Sun cream and Glasses.

Others:

  • Camera, including memory card, (spare) batteries and charger)
  • Plastic bags, dust-proof
  • Duct tape (for those repairs)
  • Torch or headlamp.

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