Bike Tour Rau Forest

Explore this protected forest right in the heart of Moshi

Watch out for colobus monkeys in the tree crowns with their long fluffy tail. Ride through rice fields, spot Colobus monkeys in Rau forest and arrive at an old railway station stuck in time.

Total distance: 30km
Path: Off road and paved
Highlights: Cycling through sugar cane plantation, Beautiful scenery, Cycling through Rice fields, Ride in the forest, Colobus monkeys can be seen, Visiting the old railway station

Full Itinerary

At 0900hrs..We will ride through the TPC sugar cane plantation area with its small farms and houses. You’ll cycle through Sugar cane plantation, mosques and churches. Your journey takes you to the nearby rice fields, where you’ll make a stop and if you wish can lend a helping hand to the field workers. Afterwards you will have a better understanding how much hard work goes into one sack of rice. You continue the bike ride through the Rau Forest, a natural beauty just behind the city of Moshi. Watch out for Colobus monkeys in the tree crowns with their long fluffy tails. As you cycle through this never-ending jungle, listen carefully to the animal sounds.

Our last stop of the day is at the old railway station, remains from the German colonial time. You will feel like you are on 1900s film set and can still sense the bustling energy this magical place used to have roughly hundred years ago. With a little bit of luck, you have the best view on Kilimanjaro while sipping a cold Kilimanjaro beer from the rail station bar, reflecting on today’s incredible adventure. Our guide will take you back to your accommodation, where you can stretch your legs and arms after a day on Tanzania’s rough roads.


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