Heart of the Lion
The Karamojong are one of the most nobleand respected tribes in all of Africa. Their culture remains the same as it was 500 years ago and as a society we can learn a lot from them. Being pastoralists cattle and walking trails go in a hundred directions from every village and the north of the region Kidepo Valley Naitonal Park is incredible beautiful and a great way to complete an adventure. The on the southern edge of KaramojaHeart of the Lion is a cycling adventure that can be completed on mountain bikes or gravel bikes that is like no other on earth.
Your adventure started either rafting the Nile with Will and his team at Clark Expeditions or at his Sipi River Lodge on the southern edge of Karamoja. From there, you will cycle up the shoulder of Mt Elgon and then start heading north towards Kidepo. As you drop down the shoulder of this big mountain, you will enter the plains and high savannah of Karamojawith asafari camp completewith hot running showers and gourmet food right in the heart of Pian Upe Game Reserve.
The next morning you will follow local trails that have been walked for thousands of years with the next nightsaccommodation in Moroto at the Karamoja Safari Lodge. Visiting this incredible area and partaking in the culture while riding the nomadic warrior trails is a must. After nights in Moroto, you will cyclenorth staying outside of Kotido followed by an evening in Kaboong and then the last days ride to Kidepo where you will again stayin terrific lodge.
Your final day will be spent on safari in Kidepo and the day after return to Kampala. This 7 or 8 dayadventure is a trip of a lifetime for every cyclist or adventureenthusiast..
World class riding, world classaccomodations, world class culture and game, coupled with a professional, highly experienced team, lead by one of the iconsof the cycling world, this is simply a trip every cyclist must do. For more information, feel free o write any of us for more details, email@example.com, Theo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Will at email@example.com