Mountain Biking

Get on the beaten track and take a good look around. Whether it’s a physical challenge you are looking for or just want to meander through villages on the banks of the Nile, we have a tour to suit you.

Operated by Explorers Biking Safaris

Tel: 0782 862088

Our packages are designed to cater to a variety of preferences, ranging from adrenaline-drenched biking safaris to slow-paced relaxing biking circuits. Whether you're booking for a large group or for a solo trip, come bike with us for a memorable experience!

All trips are flexible to suit the needs and physical fitness of your group; your guide will run the trip just as you like.

Bikes are available for individual hire on a ½ day or full day basis both at NRE Rafting Base, Jinja and Explorers River Camp, Bujagali.

For further information about tailored biking trips and multi-day trips check out Explorers Biking Safaris


Trip Info


  • Professional guide
  • Professionally maintained hard tail mountain bikes
  • Helmets & other equipment
  • FREE Kampala – Jinja shuttle to NRE Adventure Central

FREE Kampala - Jinja Shuttle

  • Kampala Backpackers 06:30
  • Red Chilli Hideaway 06:30
  • Nakumatt Oasis Mall 07:00
  • Bushpig Backpackers 07:15
  • Fat Cat Backpackers 07:15

Bookings essential!
Transport to/from Jinja town only
Please note that the return shuttle to Kampala is predominately for clients rafting that day and the route taken is via Kayunga district in order to meet them at the finish point.


1½ - 2 hours

Join us and explore the area around Bujagali Falls on this 1½ - 2 hour guided bike ride. Cycle along single tracks through villages and small farms and with excellent views of the river along the way. You’ll feel like the pied piper on this ride as the local children happily follow you along the trails.

Bugembe View Point

2 - 4 hours

Cycle up to Bugembe viewpoint to get a panoramic view of Lake Victoria and its surrounds, before heading down to explore Jinja town and the Source of the Nile. An optional boat ride from the lake to the Source can also be included.

Mabira Forest Reserve

4 hours - Min 4 people

Situated 20kms from Jinja, this beautiful forest is home to over 300 species of birds as well as numerous and some endangered species of butterfly, monkeys, plants and trees. Mabira Forest is ideal for mountain biking with its narrow tracks and shading canopy of trees. Cycling through villages, coffee, sugar and banana plantations you will get a real of taste of rural Uganda before heading into the main forest in search of monkeys and birds.