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					                   THE LUWAWA MOUNTAIN BIKE WILDERNESS TRAIL —140Km
                   DOWN THE RIFTLAKE ESCARPMENT TO THE LAKE OF STARS
                      TO FINISH THREE DAYS LATER AT CHINTHECHE INN
                                    ON LAKE MALAWI




The first day- the route of the mountain        A typical view as you descend the
bike trail follows the ridge line of the        central African rift escarpment to
Viphya mountains to Kasito Lodge                Kawalazi estate. An exciting descent
44km. A comfortable forestry guest              even for the most experienced
house where all facilities will be              mountain bike “pilot”.
provided.


                                                                    The tea fields of Kawalazi
                                                                    Estate the biggest
                                                                    macadamia estate in the
                                                                    world.

                                                                     It is here we have the
                                                                    second night stay at the
                                                                    Guest house or camping
                                                                    outside the estate club
                                                                    house which has adequate
                                                                    facilities.
                                                                    From this location there are
                                                                    extensive views over the
                                                                    whole of the estate.




                             A tea picker -
                             the work on the
                             estate is very                                      Day 2.
                                                                                 Patrick the
                             labour intensive
                             and provides                                        guide takes a
                             work for                                            break to enjoy
                                                                                 the scenery
                             hundreds of
                                                                                 and partake of
                             local people.
                                                                                 some
                                                                                 refreshment.
                         Desceding the
                         Escarpment to
                         Mzamba. (left)



                               A well earned break at
                               one of the waterfalls
                               on route.
                               (right)




                                                        One of several river crossings on
                                                                     route.

                                                         The pioneers of the Luwawa
                                                        Mountain Bike Wilderness Trail.




The final day - with the reward of finishing at the shores of lake Malawi and one of
its famous luxury lodge such as Chintheche Inn run by Wilderness Safaris.

Unwind with a cold Carlesberg beer, swim in the crystal clear waters of lake Malawi
to sooth away the aches of the day - an amazing end to an amazing mountain biking
experience.




 Supplied; all equipment, food, mountain bikes, accommodation on route(only),
 Support vehicles, mechanics, safety equipment, communications etc.
 Suitable for persons who are fit and used to cycling,(40/50km per day approx )

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