Singita Inaugurates Wagora MTB Ride 2024: Cycling for Conservation in Serengeti

Wagora MTB Ride
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JOIN THE WAGORA MTB RIDE 2024 IN SERENGETI, PEDAL FOR A CAUSE, SUPPORT ANTI-POACHING EFFORTS, AND EXPERIENCE A UNIQUE SAFARI ADVENTURE WITH SINGITA AND GRUMETI FUND.

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Singita and the Grumeti Fund unite for the inaugural Wagora MTB Ride from October 10-15, 2024. This event welcomes 24 skilled riders worldwide to pedal 150 kilometers across 350,000-acre Singita Grumeti reserve in Tanzania.

objectives of Wagora MTB Ride

Here are the objectives behind the Wagora MTB Ride 2024:

Riders Unite for Conservation Cause

Embrace the adventure in the Serengeti’s western corridor, traversing non-tarred roads and off-road trails. Experience the thrill of wildlife sightings while supporting the Grumeti Fund’s anti-poaching scouts. Game scouts and a dedicated support vehicle ensure safety and comfort for the participants during this three-day ride.

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Honoring Kitaboka Wagora’s Legacy

Named in tribute to Kitaboka Wagora, a brave anti-poaching scout who lost his life defending wildlife in 2008, the event echoes his courage. Participants of Wagora MTB ride stay at Singita Explore, a modern safari tented camp, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for five nights.

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A Safari Experience with Purpose

In downtime, explore the Grumeti Fund’s Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem Centre (RISE). Get firsthand insights into active projects, meet the watch-keepers, and interact with the canine unit and their handlers. Every moment contributes to the mission of safeguarding Africa’s wildlife.

Pedaling for Protection: Supporting Anti-Poaching Efforts

All funds raised during Wagora MTB ride directly aid anti-poaching scouts and their canine companions. The donations contribute to essential elements such as training, hiring more rangers, canine unit upkeep, and the Mobile Patrol Unit. It ensures the acquisition of necessary equipment to respond swiftly to poaching threats.

Participate in this life-changing event, supporting conservation efforts while relishing the beauty of the Serengeti. This Ride not only offers a unique cycling experience but also contributes to the tireless work of those protecting Africa’s wild places.

About Wagora MTB Ride

The Wagora MTB Ride isn’t a race; it’s a chance to soak in the Serengeti’s beauty. Starting at 06:30 am daily, riders cover varying terrains over three days, each ending at Singita Explore. Day 1: a 60km ride, Day 2: a 50km community journey, and Day 3: an easier 40km ride. Armed anti-poaching scouts ensure safety. The cost, inclusive of a 5-night stay and flights, is US$ 8,230 (single) or US$ 5,630 (sharing). Additionally, a tax-deductible donation of US$ 17,000 (single) or US$ 10,000 (sharing) supports anti-poaching efforts. Entries are open until June 30, 2024.

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