This trip starts with visiting historical and cultural sites in Entebbe and Kampala. Then travel to Fort Portal with visits to development projects, schools and farms. Then cycle to Kibale National Park (maybe see monkeys!) and the Rift Valley escarpment, including Queen Elizabeth National Park with more amazing wildlife. Finally cycle through scenic Buhoma-Kabale area, visiting villages, schools and a medical center before returning to Kampala and Entebbe. Suitable for fit Beginner/Intermediate/Expert who are comfortable on dirt roads since this trip consists of paved (40%) & dirt (60%). What a unique approach for going on safari in Africa!
US$1190 for lodging, two meals/day, guide, museum fees and more (airfare is not included). Average out of pocket expenses per program $100 plus or minus $50.
More details at International Bicycle Fund
Schedule: Aug 10-23, 2008.
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