7 Days Cycling- Mt. Kenya Circute
Day1 Leave Nairobi to Paradise lost Kiambu for 17 km. This place is beautiful and here will enter in a deep long tunnel under ground .After enjoying this site you will proceed for 30 km to Thika town. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day2 After breakfast, leave Thika for 20 km to Chania fourteen falls. The falls lies at the foot of Mt Kilimabogo, a Kiswahili word for the Mountain of the Buffalo and home to the late Great Philanthropist Sir Macmillan. After enjoying this site, you proceed for 80km to Rapid camp where you can do water rafting. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Days3 After break fast or after rafting leave to Karatina Market for 30km ride, this market is the second largest Open Air Market in Africa. Spend the after noon in Karatina market. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Days 4 After early break fast leave Karatina to Nanyuki town a distance of 69km.Nanyuki town is at the foot of Mt. Kenya arriving in afternoon. At the entrance of Nanyuki town you can have stop over at the Equator. If time permit you can visit P.C.E.A SPINNERS&WEAVERS which at the vicinity of Nanyuki town. This is where women shave cheep wools and make wall mats, scuffs and sweaters, dying them with leaves of plants and amphid worms that feed on cactus leaves. Each plant produce different colour and it also depends on the boiling time. They don’t use chemicals. Really, this is interesting to see. Dinner and over night at the Hotel. During the day, you can see Mt Kenya when it is very clear or early morning.
Days5 After early break fast leave Nanyuki town to Meru town for 76km ride via Kisima vast wheat field owned by the white settlers. Lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Day6 After early break fast Meru town to Embu town, a distance of 97km ride. On the way to Embu you pass a productive land of Tea, coffee and Bananas. If the distance is much longer for you, there is an option, you can sleep at Chogoria town, a total distance of 41km from Meru town and if you sleep in Chogoria you have to add an extra day. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel since the distance from Chogoria to Makutano is too long.
Days 7 Leave Embu town after early break fast to Nairobi via Mwea Tebere Rice Irrigation Scheme, this is the only place in Kenya you can find Pishori rice the best rice Quality in Africa. From Embu to Nairobi is a distance of 130 and because of a long distance and many days ride we advice riders to ride from Embu town to Makutano a total distance of 43km and from there they can be picked by a vehicle back to Nairobi where the tour ends