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Along The Coast

Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We ride leisurely through traditional African villages in palm-tree and mango forests. About a third of the tour follows the coast and at some places we can enjoy the view on the Indian Ocean.
 
Distance: about 40 km, short cut possible
 
Time needed: 4 to 5 hours

Altitude: total ca. 50 m

Difficulty: 1

Three Coastal Areas

Scenery: Three typical climate zones along the Coast: beach - palm-tree forest - semiarid area. Along the hotel area to some few upper class plots at the creek, local village, traditional Giriama village in a typical palm-tree-forest along the creek - crossing an arm of the creek. Spectacular view over the Mombasa North Coast
 
Distance: 24 km, 2 km tarmac with no traffic
short cut possible
 
Time needed: 3 to 4 hours

Altitude: total ca. 150 m

Difficulty: 1..2, two short but steep uphill stretches

Along The Creek

Scenery: Start and end in Mtwapa, an upcoming lively town. We follow the Creek inland and ride leisurely through traditional Giriama settlements in palm-tree forests and farms, here called shamba. Spectacular views of Mtwapa Creek and almost untouched bush-land.
 
Distance: 31 km, short cut possible
 
Time needed: 3 ½ to 4 ½ hours

Altitude: total ca. 150 m

Difficulty: 2

The Bike Adventure

Scenery: First we ride through palm- and mango tree forests with traditional African villages. Then we reach the semi arid area where we climb some hilltops and cross arms of the Mtwapa Creek. From a high hill we have an fantastic sight over the North Coast Area and different Creeks around Mombasa
 
Distance: 24 km
 
Time needed: 3 to 4 hours

Altitude: ca. 350 m

Difficulty: 3..4, about 8 km single trail, short but steep up/down hill stretches

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