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Tour of Karamoja 2021, Bicycle Tour – Buy event ticket

$995,00 / per person

Tickets exclusively available after succesful pre-registration.

The Tour of Karamoja – Bicycle Tour is taking place 23-30 October 2021, traversing Uganda’s Warrior Nomad Trail in 6 stages, 500Km and 5000m elevation.

The trail starts on the lower southern savannah plains of Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, climbs on top of the East African Rift escarpment and finally slopes into Kidepo Valley National Park. Expect dramatic landscapes, rich cultural encounters, Uganda’s finest wildlife and an awarding physical challenge.

Tour of Karamoja 2021
Uganda Bicycle Tour – Event tickets

 

The Tour of Karamoja is Uganda’s ultimate wilderness bike tradition aimed at positively impacting the image of northeast Uganda and promote tourism for sustainable development.

 

The journey starts on the lower savannah plains in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and curls through the woodlands in West Pokot onto the rolling hills of the East African Rift down into the award-winning Kidepo Valley National Park.

 

The 500 Km route with 5,000m elevation is divided into 6 unique stages of mixed length and difficulty. The trail is a mix of rocky cattle paths, loose and hard packed gravel and single tracks. The final 7th day of the event is an awarding cycling safari through the national park.

 

Dates

Sat 22 Oct: Arrival / registration
Sun-Fri 23-29 Oct: 6-Day Bike Tour
Sat 30 Oct: Bicycle safari in Kidepo Valley NP
Sun 31 Oct: Departure

Ride 4 Girl Child

The tour aims at raising funds to offer life changing education for at least one class of 15 girls at Matany Girl’s Vocational School Change a life of one girl by sponsoring €500 for a full vocational training course including an internship and career coaching. Raise €1 per Kilometre and empower one girl and so one village.

Memorial

The Tour of Karamoja honours its co-founders, former Tour de France cyclist and Sports Television commentator Paul Sherwen (1956-2018) and founder of Bicycles for Humanity movement Pat Montani (1949-2021).

Warrior Nomad Trail

The tour will follow ‘The Warrior Nomad Trail‘ starting in Southern Karamoja land and ending in Africa’s most applauded awarded national park ‘Kidepo Valley National Park’.

Registration and deadlines

Registration deadline: 30 September 2021
Payment deadline: 7 October 2021

Tickets

Below ticket price includes excludes 2 days park entry fees (obligatory), bicycle, camping equipment and accommodation upgrades.

  • Budget (camping): $995 pp
Park entry fees

The final two days take place in Kidepo Valley National Park with below additional fees. Below prices are for 2 days, per person:

  • Foreign: $80
  • Resident: $70
  • Citizen: 40,000 ugx
  • Annual pass: FREE
Inclusions
  • 7 days of cycling (6 tour stages, 1 day bicycle safari)
  • 8 nights camping
  • 8 days meals
  • 7 days lunch and water/snack stops
  • 1.5 days cycling safari
  • Group transport to and from Kampala
  • Bike transport to and from Kampala
  • All luggage transport
  • Charging station at each camp
  • Bike mechanic at the camp
  • GPS map (Komoot)
  • Community activities
  • Filtered drinking water at camps
  • Finishers T-shirt
  • First aid and medical team
Exclusions
  • 2 days park entrance fees
  • 5 nights hotel upgrade
  • Bicycle, spares and helmet
  • Camping equipment
  • Travel- and medical insurance
  • Amref Air Ambulance (must buy your own)
  • Drinks off-the-saddle
  • Bicycle servicing
  • Cycling jersey
  • Visa
Accommodation

Camping is obligatory for all participants for 3 nights. We offer accommodation upgrades for the other 5 nights. Find below options:

Standard: €150 pp (sharing)
Comfort: €275 pp (sharing)

Bike services

– Bike rental: €250

Merchandise

– Official jersey: $60 (50% donated to Ride 4 Girl Child)

Cancellation policy

Find below our refund policy based on cancellation time to arrival day. The below amounts are less transaction / currency charges.

Payment deadline: 30 Sept 2021
Arrival day: 22 Oct 2021

  • 1st – 22nd September = 100% refund
  • 22nd – 30th September = 25% refund
  • 1st – 8th October = 50% refund
  • 8th – 22nd October = 0% refund

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