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Cycling the Cape & Winelands - Exodus Travels
12 days

Cycling the Cape & Winelands

From Cape Town to Cape Town
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33436
From
US $2,539
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Itinerary

Start and end in Cape Town! With the bicycle tour Cycling the Cape & Winelands, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 24 other destinations in South Africa. Cycling the Cape & Winelands includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Cape Town; free day to explore.
  2. Day 2: Ride over Hellshoogte, passing vineyards; to Rosenview.
  3. Day 3: Ride the Franschhoek Pass.
  4. Day 4: Ride through the semi-arid desert of Great Karoo.
  5. Day 5: Ride through the Langeberge Mountains to Bontebok N.P.
  6. Day 6: Ride and transfer to Cape Agulhas N.P., Africa's southernmost point.
  7. Day 7: Cycle towards Hermanus; sample local beer at Birkenhead.
  8. Day 8: Free day to relax in Hermanus.
  9. Day 9: Ride the Whale Coast to Gordon's Bay.
  10. Day 10: Stunning Cape Peninsula ride; visit penguin colony.
  11. Day 11: Cycle to Cape Town via Chapman's Peak, Hout Bay and Camps Bay.
  12. Day 12: Optional morning visit to Robben Island; end Cape Town.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

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  • JD
    · October 18, 2019
    Cycling in the Western Cape offers climbing (& descending) mountain passes, riding through semi-arid deserts and along windy coastal roads. Both the distances and level of difficulty vary day-to-day. Regardless each day starts early. Each day included... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
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    · November 11, 2013
    Spectacular holiday made very special by the company presentWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Stunning sceneryWhat did you think of your group leader?Tallis was superb and a great asset to the tourDo you have any advice for potential... Show more
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  • A
    · November 05, 2013
    This was my 4th cycling holiday with Exodus and was the best - fantastic scenery, food, wine and of course the cycling!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Cycling around False Bay - coffee and cake in the morning (always a requirement... Show more
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    · February 05, 2013
    The vital aspect of any Exodus trip is the mix of the group. This was no different; 13/14 folks eager to get on, and one awkward $*?ck£r ... there is always one! (his name available on request)Plus a great guide and driver.What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    · December 04, 2012
    Overall a fantastic trip well lead and supported,  What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?For me arriving in Hermanus and seeing the whales from the shoreline was the highlightWhat did you think of your group leader?Excellent. Expertly... Show more
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  • A
    · November 30, 2012
    Well organised, well executed tour with a great bunch of people in one of the most beautiful parts of the world in which to peddle.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Making it across Chapmans Peak and then relishing the stunning views... Show more
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  • A
    · November 27, 2012
    An excellent well planned and well run trip. Fantastic scenery, great places to stay and a great guide.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Cycling mountain passes and Chapman's Peak. Whale watching. Cycling along the stunning coast back... Show more
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  • A
    · November 24, 2012
    Overall, a well organised trip with spectacular scenery and good winetasting. Accommodation was variable in style but most was very good, and the cottages at Franschoek were delightful. The guesthouse at Barrydale was also excellent. a good balance of... Show more
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  • A
    · January 30, 2012
    A wonderful way to see Cape Town, the surrounding wine growing regions and the dramatic coast. But be warned, although it is classed as a "moderate" trip there are LOTS and LOTS of hills and it is VERY windy!What was the most inspirational moment of... Show more
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    · January 30, 2012
    A wonderful way to see Cape Town, the surrounding wine growing regions and the dramatic coast. But be warned, although it is classed as a "moderate" trip there are LOTS and LOTS of hills and it is VERY windy!What was the most inspirational moment of... Show more
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Dates & Availability

12 days
Cycling the Cape & Winelands
From Cape Town to Cape Town
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FAQs

  • What are the daily cycling distances?

    Below is the info on the cycle distances for this trip:
    Daily distance in km/miles:

    Day 2
    50.0km/31.1miles

    Day 3
    20.0km/12.4miles

    Day 4
    65.0km/40.4miles

    Day 5
    45.0km/28.0miles

    Day 6
    60.0km/37.3miles

    Day 7
    55.0km/34.2miles

    Day 9
    90.0km/55.9miles

    Day 10
    35.0km/21.7miles

    Day 11
    70.0km/43.5miles

    Number of days cycling: 9
    Pace: Moderate: 13-16km/8-10miles an hour
    Terrain: Low altitude; 85% tarmac, 15% graded roads

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