Urban adventure by bike

Unique Cycling Tour through Stone Town’s Hidden Treasures 

 – a Captivating Urban Landscape tour – 

At Bluebikes, we invite you to go beyond the usual tourist attractions and embark on a journey that unveils the soul of Stone Town and its surrounding areas.

Our guided cycling tour will take you to remarkable places with vibrant local life, accentuate and get a deeper understanding of the Swahili culture. 

Stone Town’s curious architecture and urban planning make this visit a captivating experience, whether you choose to explore in the tranquil, cool embrace of the early morning or bask in the warm, golden hues of a picturesque sunset – the ideal time for capturing stunning photographs.

Here are some highlights of the tour:

Kikwajuni: Uncover the Unique

Venture to Kikwajuni, the neighbourhood known for its iconic Nyumba la Miguu, or “the house on legs” as locals affectionately call it.

Michenzani: Embrace Independence

Cruise through Michenzani, an area steeped in history, built to commemorate the nation’s independence by its first president. 

 As you ride, you’ll pass by the former residence of the legendary singer Bi Kidude. 

Though she achieved global fame, she led a humble life right here in Stone Town.

Watch here: Bi Kidude’s Legacy 

Vikokotoni Venture

Navigate the labyrinthine streets of Vikokotoni and discover other hidden gems within the city’s heart.

Book here: WhatsApp +255 (0)77 6 82 83 85 / info@bluebikeszanzibar.com

Price per person is 40 USD.

Price includes: entrances, bike and helmet, tour guide, water refill at Bluebikes shop – bring your own bottle or buy a Bluebikes limited edition refill bottle

Duration by bike: appr. 3hrs  

Departure times: 9.00 am and 3.30 pm. Other time frames: upon request

Starting point: Bluebikes  Link.

Pick up from your hotel, located in Stone Town is also possible, please provide the address in your booking message. Transfers to and from Stone Town are available upon request.

We will drop you off at the same location you were picked up.

Tour variations:

Self drive: we can provide you with the route on Google Maps, be aware the highlights & background information are not easy to find by yourself 

Tours with childeren: please contact us for more information

The tour is also available as a walking tour, ideal if you want to take many pictures.