Cycling Safari, South Africa
Zoom past an elephant, wave to a zebra and race antelope on this once-in-a-lifetime tour starting in Cape Town. Everywhere you go in Cape Town, there is amazing beauty and there are literally hundreds of possible bikes or climbs awaiting your visit.
Each day of this tour has an activity like cycling or hiking for you to tackle but you return to the comfort of the hotel after each day. This tour is also rich is culture, with visits to iconic South African destinations such as the winelands and Table Mountain where you will be able to stop and explore.
These tours are not 'roughing it' by any stretch of the imagination, with 5 star accommodation so you can relax and treat yourself at the end of each day. We tailor these tours to suit you so please contact us for full details.
This tour is customisable so this is only a sample itinerary based on a mix of cycling and hiking. Contact us and we'll develop a fabulous tour to suit you.
Day 1: Johannesburg to Cape Town
After a leisurely breakfast you'll fly to Cape Town and be transferred to the beautiful Ellerman House in Bantry Bay. In the afternoon you'll head out to explore the Camps Bay area and enjoy a few sundowners. (B, L, D)
Day 2: Cape Town
Today will be a full day of cycling or hiking down to Cape Point and back along the peninsular. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Cape Town
Another full day of cycling or hiking through the winelands area complete with lunch at one of the exquisite wine estates. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Cape
Today you'll hike up Table Mountain and explore Robben Island and the city. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Cape Town to Mount Anderson
After another decadent breakfast, you'll be driven to Johannesburg and then on to Mount Anderson, arriving before nightfall. There'll be enough time for a short walk in the evening before settling into your hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 6–7: Mount Anderson
The next two days you'll cycle and hike the beautiful Mount Anderson area, each night returning to the comfort of your hotel. Mount Anderson is seen as the best place to mountain bike and hike in South Africa and has the highest single track in the country. There is lots of free-ranging animals but no dangerous game, so during bike rides/hikes there is always a good chance of seeing animals like antelope and zebra. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Mount Anderson to Londolozi (6150m)
This morning you'll pack up and head from Mount Anderson to Londolozi. Londolozi is one of the oldest game reserves and has been welcoming guests on photographic safaris since the early 70’s. You'll head off on a game drive in the afternoon to spot lions, elephants, zebra, antelope and more. (B, L, D)
Day 9-10: Londolozi
Early morning and late afternoon game drives with walks in between and luxurious evenings will be how you spend the next two days - a truly incredible experience. (B, L, D)
Day 11: Londolozi to the Airport Hotel
After a final morning game drive you'll be taken back to the airport hotel for your flight out the next morning. If you choose to stay on or are traveling elsewhere, we will drop you at your preferred hotel. (B, L)