35km, Easy to moderate with few climbs.
This incredible route starts with the view of the town through the rolling hills, an ideal destination for off-the-beaten-track cycling tours. Here you meet local people who are excited to see unusual bike tours. After moving around two hidden twin lakes, there is a resting point with the breathtaking view of Lake Chahafi. After few minutes of resting, you ride to the Uganda and Rwanda border and observe the hustle and bustle of typical African trading Center as you head back to Kisoro town
25km, Easy ride.
Kisoro is blessed with one of the best coffee in the world, the gorilla highland coffee. With our bikes, we start from town towards Kisoro-Bunangana road on tarmac for 3 km before we turn off into the beautiful off-road that leads us to coffee farm. After 10km, we shall arrive at the coffee farm where we will meet Peter, the ‘’expert coffee farm owner’’ who will take us through how farm is grown, right from the seedling stage to the time when we will taste our coffee in the cup. This is one of the incredible activities that everyone enjoys, especially coffee lovers.
Kisoro panaroma view.
40kms. Moderate to challenging with some climbs and going downhill.
For easy and enjoyment of this trail, we first have a transfer to Kanaba hill, near Echuya Forest where our ride begins. This is one of the most scenic rides in this area! This trail also enables riders to have the best view of Echuya forest reserve with its bamboo and dense indigenous jungle as well as the whole of Kisoro town, the lakes and mountains. This trail will create everlasting memories of joy and fun for those who experience the freedom and thrill of riding mountain bike. It’s a little challenging, including some uphill climbs but of course some downhill’s too.
Around lake Mutanda.
40 kms, Moderate to challenging.
This ride gives you the opportunity to go around Lake Mutanda which is not possible with other means of travelling apart from using the bike. The route leads you through villages, local farm steads and Matooke (banana) fields, giving you a chance to interact with the village people, absorbing history and soaking in Uganda’s western region’s natural beauty – all on a bike! This trip will take you through valleys and you’ll also be able to visit the waterfalls of Busanza. Here you can ask your guide to buy some sugar cane to try at your resting point-we love it!
Mgahinga-Muhavura ranges trail.
30km moderate to challenging.
We get on our bodas and drive towards the Mgahinga where we will find our bikes. The beauty of this trail brings you very close to the mount Muhavura, the extinct volcano, the 3rd highest of the eight major mountain of the mountain ranges of the Albertine rift valley.
Cycling through this lightly populated area along the Muhavura ranges gives you a beautiful views forest, and a couple of quiet communities living in cultivated hilly areas. A few challenging climbs will punctuate the morning or afternoon’s ramble before we start enjoying the scenic downhill that brings us back to our hotel/lodge.
Nkanka Soda water.
20 km, Easy to moderate
Take a ride to one of the local villages bordering Congo that has a source of carbonated water; what the locals call Soda water or sparkling water. This water comes out from the interlocking rocks with extremely white bubbles. Unfortunately, little have been done to research about where exactly the water comes from which makes the visit very intriguing and interesting for any visitor. As you ride, you also pass through villages homes and sugar farm lands as this area is commonly known for sugar canes too. For those who are curious, you can taste the water by taking a sip, the decision is up to you!