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Zambia is a beautifully diverse country with spectacular natural beauty and a friendly culture.
Our adventurous 480km cycle takes us both on and off-road through friendly towns and villages in rural southern Zambia, passing farmland and sugar cane plantations and the picturesque scenes of untouched village life. We finish at the incredible Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world!
Day 1: Depart UK
Day 2: Arrive Lusaka
Welcome to Zambia! A wonderful introduction, curious zebra and giraffe wander around our campground in the native bush. With excellent facilities including a pool, we can relax and enjoy the evening’s traditional BBQ.
Day 3: Cycle Kafue Bridge – Mazabuka (Cycle approx. 73km)
We ride on varied surfaces, past local villages and baobab trees, before reaching stretching sugarcane plantations and the attractive town of Mazabuka.
Day 4: Mazabuka – Monze (Cycle approx. 94km)
A challenging day of cycling through real rural Africa. On tarred roads and more adventurous terrain, we wind between friendly Zambian villages. Witness countless scenes of life in the farming villages we pass.
Day 5: Monze – Choma (Cycle approx. 105km)
This is a long day, but the terrain is less challenging. Passing small villages, we head towards Choma, a friendly market town lying more than halfway along the main road to Livingstone.
Day 6: Choma – Lake Kariba (Cycle approx. 110km)
Today we ride the fantastic road to Lake Kariba, an exhilarating 80km downhill blast! Enjoy magnificent views of the rolling hills and Lake Kariba. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife; zebra and impala are frequently spotted, and you may spy monkeys. We spend the night beside the lake.
Day 7: Choma – Kalomo (Cycle approx. 78km)
Another fantastic day of off-road cycling, we pass through rural communities untouched by tourism – a real highlight of our African adventure.
Day 8: Kalomo – Victoria Falls (Cycle approx 76km)
Drink in the scenery and revel in the camaraderie of our last day’s biking in Africa; the draw of the incredible Victoria Falls spurs us on! Riding through Livingstone, we reach the Zambezi and the majestic Victoria Falls. Crossing into Zimbabwe, we can view Falls from both sides. A sunset cruise sets the scene for our evening of celebrations.
Day 9: Victoria Falls – Livingstone; Flight departs
Relax before we drive back into Zambia for our return flight.
Day 10: Arrive UK
Extend your stay! Adrenaline-fuelled white-water rafting on the Zambezi; a flight over the Falls; a walk with rhino or a full day’s safari, there’s so many ways to round off your African adventure – enquire now for full details.