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Cycling the Cape & Winelands

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Cycling the Cape & Winelands - Exodus Travels
Cycling the Cape & Winelands - Exodus Travels
Excellent
54 reviews
Starts
London
+29 Destinations
Western Cape
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start and end in London! With the bicycle tour Cycling the Cape & Winelands, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through London, England and 25 other destinations. Cycling the Cape & Winelands is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
14
Transportation
Bicycle
Travel style
Bicycle, Adventure, Wine tasting

54 Reviews

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 1
    Written on November 11, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 2
    Written on November 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 for a... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 3
    Written on February 5, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    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 inspirational... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 4
    Written on December 4, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 5
    Written on November 30, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 and... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 6
    Written on November 27, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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 to... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 7
    Written on November 24, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 8
    Written on January 30, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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 your... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 9
    Written on January 30, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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 your... Read more

  • Cycling the Cape & Winelands reviewer 10
    Written on January 22, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    REALLY GOOD HOLIDAY AND THE BEST GUIDES THAT I HAVE BIKED WITH.What did you think of your group leader?GREATDo you have any advice for potential travellers?BE AWARE THAT IT IS A WINDY COUNTRY

Itinerary

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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; afternoon wine tasting.
  4. Day 4: Transfer through Breede Valley; ride through 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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  • 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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Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
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Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in London.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 February 2019 the full payment of $2,865 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2865 for Cycling the Cape & Winelands, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Exodus Travels tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 20,091 km.
  • London (England)
  • 9,674 km
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 4 km
  • Table Mountain (South Africa)
  • 70 km
  • Franschhoek (South Africa)
  • 27 km
  • Stellenbosch (South Africa)
  • 27 km
  • Franschhoek (South Africa)
  • 90 km
  • Montagu (South Africa)
  • 57 km
  • Barrydale (South Africa)
  • 18 km
  • Suurbraak (South Africa)
  • 22 km
  • Swellendam (South Africa)
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