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Cycling the Cape & Winelands

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 14 people
Destination(s): South Africa  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: February - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2331 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2640 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Dates:
* December, 18 - 29
* February, 05 - 16
* March, 05 - 16
* April, 02 - 13
* September, 10 - 21
* October, 15 - 26
* November, 05 - 16, 19 - 30
* December, 17 - 28

Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful places in the world, Cape Town and its surrounding countryside and beaches provide a stunning backdrop for this tour. In addition to Table Mountain and the chance to sample the produce of the world famous wine estates of Stellenbosch, the wild coastline and rugged interior provide some classic riding on peaceful roads with very little traffic. The stunning scenery, a rich cultural history, unique flora, and some unusual wildlife encounters in the form of penguins, plains game, whales (in season) and baboons, make this a fantastic destination to discover by bicycle.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Start Cape Town.

Day 2: Ride over Hellshoogte, passing vineyards, to village of Franschhoek.

Day 3: Ride the Franschoek pass. Afternoon wine tasting in Stellenbosch.

Day 4: Transfer through Breede Valley. Ride through semi-arid desert of Great Karoo.

Day 5: Ride through Langeberge Mountains to Bontebok N.P., home to rare antelope and mountain zebra.

Day 6: Ride and transfer to Cape Agulhas N.P., Africa's southernmost point.

Day 7: Ride along the Indian Ocean to Hermanus (seasonal whale watching).

Day 8: Free day to relax in Hermanus.

Day 9: Ride the Whale Coast to Gordon's Bay.

Day 10: Stunning Cape Peninsula ride through historic coastal villages. Visit penguin colony.

Day 11: Cycle to Cape Town via Chapmanspeak, Houtbay and Camps Bay.

Day 12: Optional morning visit to Robben Island. Tour ends in Cape Town.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Optional Single Supplement from $695.20.

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