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Cycling the Cape & Winelands

cape town Tours Cycling the Cape & Winelands

Cycling the Cape & Winelands

Cycle the fantastic roads of the Western Cape with its stunning scenery, incredible wildlife, rugged coastline and fascinating history, matched only by its wonderful food and wine!  

  • Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: Cape Town
Guide Price £1999
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Cape Town
  • Table Mountain
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Winelands
  • Cape Agulhas
Itinerary:

Day 1  Cape Town
Arrive in Cape Town at any time and explore this marvellous city at leisure.  

Day 2  Cape Town to Stellenbosch  
Begin your adventure by cycling to Bloubergstrand for an iconic view of Table Mountain. Afterwards, transfer to the Winelands and cycle over Hellshoogte, before visiting the Boschendal vineyards.  

Day 3  Franschhoek
This morning, ride up the Franschhoek Pass for some breathtaking views before a fast descent back to town for a well-deserved brunch. This afternoon, take a minibus tour of several wineries to sample some of the finest wines of the region.  

Day 4  Stellenbosch to Barrydale
Transfer through the fertile Breede River Valley to Montagu. From here, cycle the scenic backroads of the Great and Little Karoo deserts before reaching the old Dutch village of Barrydale.  

Day 5  Barrydale to Swellendam
After breakfast, a climb over the Tradouws Pass offers spectacular views and is rewarded with a downhill route through the Langeberge Mountains to Suurbrak. Later, enjoy a drive to Bontebok National Park for wildlife spotting including mountain zebra and rare species of antelope.  

Day 6  Swellendam to Arniston
Travel through the cultivated farmlands and remote fishing villages of the Western Cape this morning, before arriving at the southernmost point of Africa, Cape Agulhas.  

Day 7  Arniston to Hermanus
Cycle through undulating farmlands to Kleinbaai, then take a short transfer to Stanford and visit the Birkenhead Brewery for a tasting. Continue to Hermanus where you can spot southern right whales from the shore (Jul - Nov).  

Day 8  Hermanus
Enjoy a free day to rest your legs and explore this pretty town.  

Day 9  Hermanus to Simon’s Town
Today, cycle the Whale Coast to Gordon’s Bay. Follow the rugged coastline and gaze in awe at the dramatic views en route to Simon’s Town.  

Day 10  Simon’s Town
Explore Cape Point Nature Reserve, starting with a walk from the Cape of Good Hope to the old lighthouse at Cape Point. Cycle through the nature reserve and along the beautiful coastal road back to town and visit the local penguin colony at Boulders Beach.  

Day 11  Simon’s Town to Cape Town
Today’s ride is arguably the most scenic as you complete the Cape Argus route to Cape Town. Cycling the Chapman’s Peak Drive is a fitting end to a wonderful holiday, before passing the remarkable Twelve Apostles en route back to the city.  

Day 12  Cape Town
Your tour comes to an end after breakfast this morning.  

Departs:
 Frequent departures, Apr, Sep - Dec 2020 & Jan - Apr, Sep - Dec 2021.

Prices
Guide Price £1999
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 11 nights simple accommodation
  • Bike hire
  • 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 2 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/04/2020 to 31/01/2022. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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