Mashatu MTB

Safari Overview
A totally unique MTB experience awaits you on this amazing active safari. Intimate big game viewing whilst traversing one of the world’s great wilderness and wildlife areas by bicycle will create incredible, indelible memories that you will treasure forever.

The rides cover Botswana’s vast Mashatu Game Reserve, known as the ‘Land of the Giants’ and famed for its wide-open landscapes. This semi-arid reserve, bisected by numerous rivers and flanked by the mighty and mythical Limpopo, is famed for its density of African Elephants, gigantic Baobab trees, rich archaeological history, impressive rock formations and unsurpassed big cat sightings.

This safari is tailored to all levels of rider and guided by passionate, expert rangers that will become lifelong friends during your time in the African bush. Catering for mixed groups, the pace, routes, and distances are tailored to suit individual fitness levels and riding ability. Distances per day will range from about 25 to 50 km (16 to 32 miles) a day. The aim is to ride about 3 to 5 hours in the mornings at an easy-going pace with regular game sightings, picnic stops and photographic opportunities. In the afternoons there are rewarding game drives and exciting guided bush walks to further add to this active African safari experience.

This active safari is an experience where every sense is heightened; where the sights, sounds and scents of the African bush are palpable, creating a thrilling adventure. Get ready for an amazing African cycling and wildlife safari!
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Tour info:
Safari takes place in the Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Duration: 4 or 7 night options (see below and full itinerary for more information)
Type of accommodation: Three beautiful and distinct wilderness camps (and one luxury lodge on 7 night option)
Next Group departure date: To be confirmed
Private small group, customized safaris can be booked on request

Top Attractions:
• Abundant wildlife, including some of Africa’s iconic species
• Giant Baobab trees and many other classic African flora species
• Magical and varied topography and habitats
• Stunning scenery, including magical sunsets
• Unforgettable cycling experience in the African bush

Top Mammals:
African Elephant
Spotted Hyaena
Honey Badger
Bat-eared Fox
African Wildcat
Common Eland

Top Birds:
Kori Bustard
African Fish Eagle
Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl
Meyer’s Parrot
Broad-billed Roller

Optional Extras:
• Air transfer to and from Mashatu Game Reserve
• Transfer of own bike to Mashatu Game Reserve

Day 1 Arrival at Mashatu GR, ride from Reception to Two Mashatus Camp
Day 2 Two Mashatus Camp to Tree Camp
Day 3 Northern area ride; return to Tree Camp
Day 4 Tree Camp to Kgotla Camp
Day 5 (ext) Kgotla Camp to Reception OR Mmamagwa area ride; return to Kgotla Camp
Day 6 (ext) Kgotla Camp to Tree Camp
Day 7 (ext) Tree Camp to a Mashatu Luxury Lodge or Camp
Day 8 (ext) Return to Mashatu Reception and Departure

Keep in mind that all our tours can be customised according to your specific requirements.


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