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About us

Explore and enjoy the beauty of Eastern Africa by riding your own motorcycle

The best and most beautiful way to travel

“Safari” means journey in Swahili, a language spoken throughout East Africa.

To experience East Africa’s unique and wild beauty we strongly recommend you discover it by motorcycle ride.

Through us you will participate in a unique trip full of exceptional diversity; that affords you a singular opportunity to discover some of Africa’s last ancestral ethnic groups, as well as the last wild animals of the planet.

Our safari programs are based on observance and commitment to principles of responsible tourism together with a strong solidarity and respect for the people and the environment of the areas we visit.

Our Strengths

  • A unique change of scene, we go far beyond the common and ordinary scope safaris.
  • Our trips take you off the beaten tracks on circuits uniquely designed to make you enjoy the exceptional beauty of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda or Ethiopia
  • Well equipped high capacity standby rescue assistance service for immediate deployment in case of urgency.
  • We conduct our programs only in areas with utmost security and where we enjoy a very cordial relationship with the hosts whose members are always happy to welcome us.
  • We involve the participation of the local populations in our programs. This allows them to fully employ their great sense of hospitality, thereby allowing a useful exchange of cultural experience.
  • our programs are highly flexible with tailor-made rates to ease you safari.
  • Reliable off-road  motorcycles serviced and maintained at our workshop: HONDA XR BAJA 250
  • 4WD Land cruiser that allows unlimited freedom to the riders : providing support and full backup on same itinerary, with technical assistance team attached all the way and guarantees safety, transportation of luggage, bottled water, camping items, fuel, spare parts and a medical kit. Aboard the support car is also a mechanic, cook and medic who have are linked to Flying doctors (Emergence Air Ambulance Rescue Service in East Africa) by satellite telephone.
  • Camping in the middle of nowhere
  • Supply of camping gear, single dome tent, foam mattress, pillow, folding seats and tables, cooking utensils…

 

KENYA

KENYA’S SURFACE AREA:

583 000 km²

GEOGRAPHY:

Savannah and desert in the North; volcanic highlands and mountains in central zone with snow-capped Mount Kenya as the highest point (5,199 m). The Rift valley divides them from north to south into eastern and western highlands. The Equator runs across the middle of Kenya.

POPULATION :

Approximately 44 million people made up of 42 African ethnic communities, a minority Asian, European and Arab groups. High population density in western (near Lake Victoria); central region and NAIROBI area (capital city); the coastal south-east including MOMBASA, a tourist town which for more than 500 years was under the rule of the Oman Arabs who greatly influenced the development of the SWAHILI culture and language.

VISA :

Compulsory, enquire at the Embassy of Kenya

VACCINATION :

Yellow fever is no more compulsory

MALARIA PREVENTION :

Malarone. Seek medical advice

DRUGS TO CARRY:

Mosquito repellant cream, sun lotion, skin disinfectant, antibiotics

POCKET MONEY : international visa and master cards. ATM: available at many Banking agencies in major towns
LOCAL CURRENCY : Kenya Shilling: about 85 for 1 US Dollar, this may change anytime
PRICES INDICATOR : 
  • 1 soda 300ml: 1.2 USD
  • 1 Beer: 1.5 USD
PERSONAL EFFECTS :
  • 1 warm sweater for the nights spent on highlands
  • 1 swimming costume for beach stay
  • 1 drinking water thermos flask (1 litre)
  • 1 sleeping bag, 1 small rack-sack
  • personal motorcycle riding gear
SOUTHERN KENYA WEATHER : 
NAIROBI (alt. 1600 m) 

MOMBASA (alt. 0m) 

Day

Night

Day

Night
Dry and hot
(December to March)
26°C 18 °C 32°C 28°C
Long rains
(April to May)
22°C 15°C 28°C 25°C
Dry and cool
(June to September)
20°C 12°C 26°C 22°C
Short rains
(November)
25°C 16°C 30°C 25°C
NORTHERN KENYA WEATHER : 
LAC TURKANA (alt. 600 m) 

MARSABIT (alt.1500 m) 

Day 

Night 

Day 

Night 
Dry
(June to February)
36 °C 24°C 31°C 19°C
Rains
(March to may)
33 °C 22 °C 24°C 15 °C

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:

ENGLISH, SWAHILI, ARABIC, HINDI and more than 40 Kenyan Languages!

BOOKS :

  • Out of Africa (Karen Blixen)
  • The green Hills of Africa (Hemingway)
  • West With the Night (Beryl Markham)
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Hemingway)
  • KENYA (Lonely Planet)
  • NELLES MAPS KENYA 1:1,100,000

TANZANIA

TANZANIA’ S SURFACE AREA :

945 087 km²

GEOGRAPHY :

The largest country in East Africa, 2/3 of surface area covered with Savannah. Highlands and mountains in central and northern zone with snow-capped Kilimanjaro as the highest point in Africa (5,895 m). Two great lakes on the western boundary : Victoria and Tanganika. The Great Rift valley runs from north to south.

POPULATION :

49 million people made up of 100 African ethnic communities, a minority Asian, European and Arab groups. Highest population density in the north central region; Arusha, Moshi, Dodoma (capital city) and the coastal area; Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar being the origin of the SWAHILI culture and language.

VISA :

Can be taken upon arrival at the airport

MANDATORY VACCINATION:

Yellow fever; 1 injection 10 days before departure.

MALARIA PREVENTION:

Malarone. Seek medical advice

DRUGS TO CARRY :

Mosquito repellant, sun lotion, disinfectant, antibiotics

POCKET MONEY :

US Dollars or Euros. Master and Visa credit cards at ATM in major towns

LOCAL CURRENCY :

Tanzania Shilling: about 1800 for 1 US Dollar, this may change anytime

COST OF LIVING :

1 soda 300ml: 1.2 USD ; 1 Beer: 1.5 USD ; 1 litre of mineral water: 1.2 USD

PERSONAL EFFECTS :

1 warm sweater for the nights spent on highlands; 1 swimming costume for the beach stay; 1 drinking water thermos flask (1 litre) ; 1 sleeping bag, 1 small rack-sack; personal motorcycle riding gear

SEASONS 

TEMPERATURES :

 

ARUSHA (alt. 1500 m)

 

TANGA/DAR ES SALAAM(alt. 0 m)

 

Day

 

Night

 

Day

 

Night

Dry and hot

(January to February)

29°C 20°C 31°C 28°C
Long rains

(March to May)

25°C 18°C 28°C 23°C
Dry and Cool

(June to October)

23°C 14°C 26°C 22°C
Short rains

(November to December)

27°C 19°C 30°C 25°C

LANGUAGES SPOKEN :

English, Swahili, Arab, Hindi and more than 90 Tanzanian local Languages!

BOOKS :

  • The green Hills of Africa (Hemingway)
  • West With the Night (Beryl Markham)
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Hemingway)
  • TANZANIA (Lonely Planet)
  • NELLES MAPS TANZANIA 1:1,500,000

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