Cycle Malawi, a local tour operator specialising in cycling holidays across the country, have launched a campaign to help keep them afloat during the Coronavirus pandemic, with the hope of continuing to bring unique cycling experiences for avid cyclists to Malawi. They share the following message to their friends, previous guests, and anyone passionate about cycling holidays:
With your we can keep on providing unique travel experiences and local interactions through cycling adventures in Malawi. Any monetary donation will help us to weather the season and stay afloat until next year. When hopefully with enough donations we can still keep our dreams alive and the dreams of others who wish to experience the wonder of Africa by bike.
After many challenges, climbs and hosting amazing people from all over the world. We’ve created countless unique encounters that have brought people and places together in a sustainable manner in the simplest form of transportation. The bike ride becoming more than a healthy form of exercise too, but a tool for positive change, sustainable travel and memorable experience.
To keep this passion and cycle adventures alive in Africa is not easy. We need your help in this puzzling time. With your support we might be able to push on through this challenging season of 2020 and continue our cycle adventures in Malawi in 2021. Which benefits the travel industry both locally and internationally and leaves behind a lasting impact through economic activity and environmental contributions in the form of growing trees, curios, travel and hospitality expenditure, all of which links together.
Last year our clients planted hundreds of trees in Malawi, enjoyed the hosts of many lodges and this year we had planned to reach a new target, as these trees, overnights and community encounters not only bring hope against combating deforestation but is the livelihood of many people that make it happen from the cooks, guides and managers that keep the flames burning.
With an entire season setback, our business of adventures, mission for impact and ideal for sustainable travel has been curbed, many of our spirits dampened. With your help we can prevail, be inspired again and continue to promote cycling tourism as a positive force for change.
Please help us with any monetary donation, small or big will be greatly appreciated and help us keep afloat until we can set foot and pedal beneath the African sky. Your donation will be used to help us continue doing cycle tours in Malawi, plant trees and furthering developments for the tourism industry and people involved, and most importantly keeping us believing that cycling can and will change the way people live in the future of the world and Africa.
If you donate any of the following amounts below we promise to give back by either planting trees, sending you a limited edition Cycle Malawi cycling jersey or a 2 nights holiday accommodation package all-inclusive to Mvuu Lodge in Liwonde National Park! Donating any amount that you can will be happily welcomed too. Thank you for all your support!
Donate $25 – Plant 5 trees in Malawi: Proceeds will go towards seedlings for reforestation in the woodland forests.
Donate $50 – Plant 10 trees in Malawi: Sustainable community growth of national resources in Africa.
Donate $95 – Recieve a Cycling Jersey + Plant 5 Trees: Sporty cycling jersey for cyclists, moisture-regulating and quick drying, light and comfortable, 3 open pockets and zip pocket on the back, limited stock available.
Donate $175 – Free Zomba Plateau MTB Day Tour: Includes 29″ Mountain trail bike & helmet, professional cycling guide, bottled water, apple & banana. (Per person, valid in 2020/21)
Donate $500 – 2 nights Accommodation at Mvuu Lodge: Includes all meals, drinks, park fees and game viewing safaris in Liwonde National Park (Per person, valid in 2020/21).
To learn more about Cycle Malawi and to contact them, head over to their dedicated page here.
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