Lake Chala Cycling Day Trip

All our tours depart from the town of Moshi

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Enjoy cycling through the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro and learn about the lives of Chagga people who inhabit the area. Hilside terrain makes it a bit challenging ride as you pass the Kidia, Marangu and Mwika villages but then you finish off with a relaxing downhill ride to the beautiful Lake Chala, a caldera lake on the edge of the border.


Duration: 6 –8 hrs

Difficulty: Moderate

Path: Tarmac and dirt Road

Highlights: a Visit to Lake Chala, cycle through Chagga villages

In the monring you will be transferred from Adventures Nest lodge to Kidia village, where your cycling tour starts. You will ride through the several villages on the lower slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro as you head east towards the Kenyan border. The last portion of the ride is a gradual descent to the edge of Lake Chala, where your tour ends. You will be able to spend time by the lake admiring the beautiful surroundings before your transfer back to Moshi.


  • Mountain Bikes
  • Support Vehicle(s)
  • English speaking guide
  • Packed lunch
  • Bottled mineral water
  • All village, government fees and taxes
  • Helmets


  • Tips to the guide and support crew
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Activities at Lake Chala Camp
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Moshi

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