Uganda Introduces Monthly Cycling To Promote Adventure

Are you adventure enthusiast and cycling is that one thrilling experience you want to try out? When it comes to adventure experiences, Uganda never leaves her visitors stranded in a destination. In the move to boost domestic tourism and physical fitness, tourism sector together with Tendo Bikes have introduced Jamii Social Ride a monthly cycling event that will take cyclists and bikers through Kampala and its adjacent areas.

The event was launched under the theme ‘promoting cycling as a family health lifestyle.’ Hundreds of participants are expected to be part of this life changing adventure for better health while also exploring Kampala capital city in a unique way.

The main objective of this cycling experience is to involve families to ensure a healthy life and it is due to take place on 30th September 2018. The event will kick start from Uganda Museum and the chief rider will be the State Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities.

Other expected participants include officers from the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), Police, Prisons plus their teams as well as corporate urban dwellers and their families. A total of about 15 kilometers is expected to be covered by riders. Besides, there are also plans to launch cycling clubs in schools that will nurture cycling talent from an early stage and open cycle tours in and around Kampala and also Wakiso tourist sites.

Person’s above five years are eligible for this experience and the bike plus helmet can cost 25000 shillings. It is going to be a monthly activity and will always be conducted in each last Sunday of the month that will see cycling culture grow in Uganda.

Cycle tours that are due to be launched will cover areas like historical sites such as Kasubi tombs, Bahai temple, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedrals, Old Kampala Mosque, Uganda Martyrs shrine Namugongo, Namboole stadium and many more.

Tendo Bikes is bike store which is based in Kampala and specializes in the sale, hire and repair of road bikes, mountain bikes and children’s bikes. The routes to be covered begin from Uganda museum via Mulango Roundabout to Yusuf Lule road-Garden city roundabout, Yusuf Lule road to Mulago roundabout to Kamwokya to Kira road police tra C Lights to Lugogo bypass Shoprite.

Conclusively, cycling is a newly established experience in Uganda that you need to try out while on your safari. It is the best way for you to explore the beautiful Kampala capital and its surrounding areas.