Bike the Coast
from 33€per person
Discover the coast of the Indian Ocean by bike and look forward to amazing views in three different climate zones: Beach, palm forest and semi dry bushland. Come on and bike with us!
Bike the coast!
Your cycling tour starts next to Severin Sea Lodge. We drive along the coast and some stately homes and feel the sea breeze in our faces.
Further on we go through traditional villages in the typical palm forests along the Mtwapa Creek where we cross one of his arms. From the highest hill we enjoy the fantastic view over the North Coast and the different creeks around Mombasa.
After approx. 3-4 hours we return to Severin Sea Lodge with lots of new impressions.
Bike the Coast!
Explore three typical climate zones along the Coast: beach, palm-tree forest and semiarid area. The tour takes you along the hotel area to some few upper class plots at the creek. Enjoy the breeze of the Indian Ocean! Afterwards you cycle to a traditional Giriama village in a typical palm-tree-forest along the creek and cross an arm of the creek. You can expect a spectacular view over the Mombasa North Coast. The tour starts and ends in front of Severin Sea Lodge. We return to the Severin Sea Lodge, with many magnificent impressions.
Use of mountain-bike with front-shocks
Use of helmet and gloves
Bottled drinking water
Bananas for energy boost
1 Soda at the stop
What you should bring with you
T-Shirt and trousers
Training shoes or other solid shoes
Head scarf (because you are using a rented helmet)
Tour dates: Tour starts daily at 08:00 am and 13:30 pm
Minimum number of persons: 1 person
Handicapped accessible: This journey can be carried out handicapped accessible on request.
Booking procedure: Directly with Guest Relations Manager in Kenya
Distance: 24 km, 2 km tarmac with no traffic, short cut possible
Time needed: 3 to 4 hours
Altitude: ca. 150 m
Difficulty: 1 - 2, 2 short but steep uphill stretches
Security: The Security of our guests is our first commandment: We ride only on roads without traffic and in completely safe areas. Upon request pick up and drop off service from your hotel, charged separately.
High quality equipment: Helmet mandatory, Repair and 1st aid kit with tour guide, rescue car on standby The tour leader has a first aid certificate.
Tour Guides: Experienced, local tour guides equipped with mobile phones. Every tour is accompanied with at least 2 tour guides. They all speak English and Swahili or German.
Minimum of participants: The management reserves the right to cancel a tour if there are not sufficient participants. The participant may choose to book another tour or to have his fee fully refunded.
Cancellation by the participant: Until 2 days before the tour: the amount is fully refunded, after: no refund. The tours are done under any weather conditions.
Other tours to Mtwapa and other coastal areas on request.
Country information: Plese find more information about Kenya here
Type of travel: individual journey
General Terms & Conditions: Prices vary according to travel season. We will be pleased to present you with an individual offer for your desired date.
All changes in the itinerary as well as changes of departure days etc. are reserved to the travel agents on-site. All prices are per person, subject to rate changes, currency fluctuations and availability as well as confirmation of Severin Travel.
Legally binding principle for reservation are our current Terms & Conditions. (Download Terms & Conditions)