6 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

6 Days Off-road Motorbike Tour

 Prices Per Person in US Dollars: 

  • 2 – 3 Pax:  $. 2,860pp.
  • 4 – 5 Pax:  $. 2,507pp.
  • 6 – 7 Pax:  $. 2,242pp.
  • 8 – 9 Pax:  $. 2,231pp.
  • 10 – 11 Pax: $. 2,215pp
  • 12 – ∞ Pax: $. 2,136pp

6 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

This  6-days Motorbike safari which will make you enjoy the adventure of Tanzania landscapes 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 Africa such as the Maasai, Chagga, Pare, Sonjo, Mbulu, Hudzabe, Datoga 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.

6 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 Chala

After breakfast, you will leave Arusha and diverge to a goat trail to the north up to Mount Meru forest where you will have a stop for a nice view of Mount Meru and Arusha City. The ride will pass over gravels and newly tarmac roads which will take you near the Tanzanite Mining Shafts in Simanjiro District.Refueling at the small Maasai town shift before getting to a hidden gem, Hot Oasis, for a swim and lunch break. This ride will give you a nice view of Kilimanjaro Mountain as you are rotating Mount Kilimanjaro anticlockwise. You will arrive at Lake Chala in the evening for dinner and a campfire while enjoying cold drinks.

  • Accommodation: Chala Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 220 kilometers / 136 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

Day 3: Lake Chala to West Kilimanjaro

This day will be an awesome day since the ride will be from the Windward side of Mount Kilimanjaro to the leeward 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 Colum- bus monkeys and blue monkeys on the forest reserve. The ride will pass over earth road and newly tarmacked roads, the distance will be 140km and we will be arrived at Maasai Lodge for dinner. The camp is situated in between Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru. You will have an awesome view of both old volcanic mountains.

  • Accommodation: Simba Farm Lodge
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 140 kilometers / 86 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

 Day 4: West Kilimanjaro to Lake Natron (Via Longido)

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 50 km in this leg is a sandy and stony track cut in the rift.

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 local barbeque prepared by the Maasai warriors.

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

Day 5: Lake Natron- Sonjo Tribe – Lake Natron :

Located about 40 miles/64km west of Lake Natron, The Sonjo are a Bantu speaking people. About 30,000 Sonjo live in northern Tanzania in the Ngorongoro district, riding to their area you will get chance to know better about this less Known indigenous tribe of Tanzania, who have lived there for centuries isolated within Maasai territory. You will learn astonishing culture about Sonjo tribe, their gender roles, role of Music as well as their clothing. 

  • Accommodation: Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 128 kilometers / 40 miles x 2.
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

Day 6: Lake Natron to Arusha (via Manyara)

After early breakfast, ride from Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge through gentle slopes at the foot of Oldoinyo Lengai to a famous little crater of Shimo la Mungu (a Swahili word for “god’s hole”) where you will have a 15mins break before going on with your ride through a Maasai village of Engaruka to a small township of Mto wa Mbu (near Lake Manyara National park) where you will have your picnic lunch and 1hr break. Just after your lunch break, your guide will lead your ride alongside Lake Manyara National Park through Makuyuni to Arusha.

  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.
  • Distance: kilometers 230/ 143 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and 90kms of tarmac road.

Departure Day:

Departure will depend on your flight time versus airport; Dahlia Africa will link you with the timings. Transfers will be on time to catch your flights.

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What included on Prices

  • Personal meet and greet services.
  • Private Transfers to and from
  • Bike + Fuel +
  • Basic spares, Tools and First aid
  • Support
  • All Park fees, entry fees and Government
  • Professional experienced English speaking guide and full-time
  • Full board accommodations and all 3 Meals Every
  • Motorbike insurance third party in
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Insurance on the tour – Emergency Evacuation Service.

What is Excluded on Prices (Available on request)

  • Visas and
  • Driver/guide
  • Bike
  • Drinks/laundry/Porters.
  • Any other items of a personal
  • Personal travel & medical
  • Visas (US$50) and yellow fever.

Important information's to know

  • Distance on Motorbike: 955kms/ 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


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

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