Other than hiking, it is also possible to climb Mount Kilimanjaro while cycling, using a bike.

For mount Kilimanjaro biking enthusiasts, Tranquil Kilimanjaro is able to give you the best advice and itineraries for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on a bicycle.

We will provide you with all the information you will need in order to come up with the perfect Kilimanjaro Mtb trip. We will work hand in hand with you to come up with the best mount Kilimanjaro biking cost, the type of bikes used to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, how many days it takes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro by cycling, the size of Kilimanjaro biking groups and which is the best route to reach the summit on two wheels. Your mount Kilimanjaro biking itinerary will include hotel bookings, airport, airport transfers (pick ups and drop offs) as well as many extensions that you may like to add on your biking trip such as adventures to the safari game parks in Tanzania, cultural biking, and village tours around exciting spots in Tanzania, neighbouring towns in Moshi, Mto wa Mbu, Karatu and Arusha and of course the spice islands of Zanzibar.



Stand out from the crowd by climbing the tallest Mountain in Africa on something that you love doing, biking.

  • Cycle to the summit in the less travelled tracks, as you enjoy the breathtaking adventure of conquering the majestic mount Kilimanjaro on mountain bikes.
  • Enjoy the scenic beauty that comes with the special Mountain biking route on Mount Kilimanjaro.

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How to climb Kilimanjaro by bicycles

  • Our Mount Kilimanjaro support desk and staff will answer all your questions concerning biking on Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • We will arrange the whole trip itinerary for you: (excluding international flights), bookings, park fees, transfers, hotel accommodation( before and after your climb), guides, mount Kilimanjaro accommodation, porters, food, and equipment.
  • We will assist you to choose the best itinerary that will work for you in terms of duration, group size, cost, and equipment required for you Mount Kilimanjaro Biking

Which Route is used for biking on Mount Kilimanjaro?

For biking on the mountain, we will use the Kilema Route, a new route established specifically for mountain biking and cycling tours on Mount Kilimanjaro. Read more on Kilema Biking Route here.

For a successful Mount Kilimanjaro Biking Summit Success

We will advise you accordingly if you choose to climb Mount Kilimanjaro while cycling with Tranquil Kilimanjaro on matters:

  • Altitude sickness: For your Mount Kilimanjaro biking safety guide, we will give you a comprehensive guide that will help you minimize Altitude Sickness symptoms while cycling on Kilimanjaro Mountain.
  • Comprehensive gear list: of course biking on Mount Kilimanjaro will require special gear since you will be climbing the better part of the mountain on two wheels. We will be happy to provide the complete Mount Kilimanjaro biking gear list.
  • Fitness program: We also have a special fitness program for Kilimanjaro bikers which we will share with you.
  • Mount Kilimanjaro Biking route map: We will provide an informative Kilimanjaro route map specially designed for biking.
  • Mountain Biking nutrition: Apart from the energizing meal plan for Mount Kilimanjaro Climbers, we will top it up with essential language tips. A few Swahili words here and there that will come in handy for your cycling expedition in Tanzania, a Swahili-speaking country.

Our Mountain Biking guides and porters

  • We have experience mountain guides and porters that have enough knowledge of Mountain biking.
  • As for porters for your Mount Kilimanjaro biking trip, you will be assigned 2 porters for each biker.
    • One porter to carry their duffel bag (max 15kg) from one camp to the next.
    • One porter assist the biker with their mountain bike from the third day to the end of the trip
  • The average support staff to biker ratio is: 2-3 Porters per biker and 2 guides per a maximum of 4 bikers – This ensures your Mount Kilimanjaro biking adventure is enjoyable while we still guarantee your safety.

Mount Kilimanjaro Biking Safety

  • We supply emergency Oxygen cylinders (for emergency use only) with all our Mount Kilimanjaro bike adventures.
  • Tranquil Kilimanjaro will provide an important medical first aid kit (for emergency use only), to all our biker groups
  • Our mountain biking guides carry a pulse Oximeter that will measure every bikers acclimatization ability. Very important for the early detection of High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema
  • We also have the capability of helicopter evacuation in case of a serious emergency, subject to terms and conditions.
  • All bikers are issued with a detailed altitude sickness guide and advice at their disposal.

Where will I get Kilimanjaro Biking equipment?

  • We have quality mountain biking equipment available for hire, you can also choose to rent essential mountain climbing equipment like- sleeping bags, hiking poles, jackets, helmets and other mountain climbing gear etc.

Mount Kilimanjaro Biking add-ons (Safari and Zanzibar)

  • You can combine your Mount Kilimanjaro biking experience with a safari to the world-famous and wildlife-filled national parks like the Serengeti National Park, the Tarangire national park, Lake Manyara national park and the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area. Our safari extensions range from day trips, 2 days safaris, 3 days safaris, 5 days safaris, and even longer safaris.
  • Zanzibar could also be an amazing choice to extend your Mount Kilimanjaro biking experience. You may choose to relax on the sandy beaches of Zanzibar as you soak in the sun after your biking adventure.

Private Mount Kilimanjaro Packages

8 days Lemosho Route
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8 days Lemosho Route

The 8-day Lemosho route itinerary gives you an extra day advantage for acclimatization purposes on Mount Kilimanjaro. This 8-day Mount
8 days Lemosho Route

7 days Machame Route

The Machame route which goes by the popular nickname, the "Whiskey" route, is probably the most popular route used to

7 days Lemosho Route

The shorter 7-day Lemosho route variant does not include the extra acclimatization day as the 8-day Lemosho route itinerary. The

6 days Machame Route

The 6 days Machame route does not include the extra day for acclimatization and is therefore recommended for mountain climbers

9 days Northern Circuit Route

The 9 days Northern Circuit Route is one of the easiest routes on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is a recently introduced

7 Days Rongai Route

This is a 7-day Rongai route itinerary variation with an extra day for acclimatization. Gradually sloping towards the summit, Uhuru

6 Days Rongai Route

This 6-day itinerary takes you to the summit of Kilimanjaro using the Rongai Route. Tranquil Kilimanjaro offers treks up the

6 Days Umbwe Route

The 6 days Umbwe Route itinerary on Kilimanjaro is unpopular with many climbers especially first-time climbers for many reasons. First

9 Days Crater Camp via Lemosho Route

This 9-day crater camp trek combined with the 8-day Lemosho route climb is a uniques experience. Crater Camp is a

11 Days Western Breach Route

The 11 days Western Breach route itinerary is rarely or barely used at all due to the risks that come
Shira Route 7 Days

7 Days Shira Route

The 7 days Shira route package is seldom used mostly because Shira is an ancient route that does not follow