Garden Route Road Cycling Tour


Garden Route Tour with Road Bike

Post Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020: Garden Route Training Tour

 

Due to popular demand, we are offering a Post Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020 - Garden Route Cycling Tour for cyclists who want to discover the illustrious Garden Route on two wheels. It’s a demanding trip for experienced cyclists, covering around 100km / 62miles each day, but with the Cape Town Cycle Tour as your warm-up ride, you’ll be more than ready to cycle from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth on this spectacular cycling holiday!

 

A complete package for cyclists who want to experience the very best cycling routes that South Africa has to offer, our best-selling Garden Route Cycling Holiday includes top-quality accommodations and it is fully escorted by our very own cycling fanatic Ingo.

 

Our Post Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020 Garden Route Training Tour will start in Cape Town on 06.03.2020 and includes guaranteed entry into the event.

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

 

-   All Airport Transfers in South Africa

-   4 nights in Cape Town with Breakfast

-   Meet & Greet at hotel on arrival

-   Bike mechanic assistance if required

-   7 x Cycle Training Tours with Guide(s), Luggage Transport, and Support Vehicle  

-   Bike box transport from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

-   Bike storage at hotels

-   Guaranteed Entry into the 2020 Cape Town Cycle Tour including RaceTec Chip

-   Classic 109km route and new short route entries available

-   Onsite assistance from Equatours Travel Specialist

-   Transfer to EXPO

-   Race Pack Collection Assistance

-   Breakfast of Champions on Race Day from 05:30am

-   Race Day Briefing with drinks, snacks, and Cape Town Cycle Tour Prize Quiz

-   After Party 3-Course Dinner with unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks

-   Detailed travel itinerary

-   Premium Cycle Jersey made by KALAS Sportswear

-   1 night in Hermanus with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner

-   1 night in Swellendam with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner 

-   1 night in Oudtshoorn with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner

-   1 night in Brenton-on-Sea with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner

-   1 night in The Crags with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner 

-   1 night in Jeffrey’s Bay with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner 

-   1 night in Port Elizabeth with Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner

-   All hotel taxes

-   Travel Trust Association 100% Financial Protection 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE CAPE TOWN – TRANSFER TO HOTEL

Upon arrival in Cape Town, please collect your luggage and proceed to the arrivals hall where your driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Sea Point. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight: Cape Town

  

DAY 2: CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR REGISTRATION & EXPO

After breakfast today, we will head to the Cape Town Cycle Tour Registration and EXPO to collect our race packs. A complimentary one-way transfer is provided at 09h00, the rest of the day is at leisure. At 17h30, please join us for drinks and snacks at our Race Day Briefing.  An informal event where you can meet other Equatours guests, enjoy some complimentary refreshments, and ask any last-minute questions about race day, it will leave you fully prepared for Sunday.       

Overnight: Cape Town

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

DAY 3: CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR 2020

Today is the day you have been waiting for! After an early breakfast (from 05h30), depart the hotel and cycle the +/- 10 minute ride to the start line, where you will join your seeded group. Once you have crossed the finish line and collected your medal, please meet Team Equatours at the hospitality area for a celebratory drink before cycling (+/- 5-minutes) back to the hotel. At 18h00 we will meet for pre-dinner drinks in the hotel bar before transferring to our after-party location for a night of celebrations.

Overnight: Cape Town

Meals Included: Breakfast & After Party Dinner with unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks

 

DAY 4: FREE DAY CAPE TOWN

Today you have a full day at leisure to prepare for your Garden Route Tour.

Overnight: Cape Town

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

DAY 5: CAPE TOWN TO HERMANUS: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 121KM / 75 MILES

After a final breakfast in Cape Town, we’ll load the support vehicle and set off on our first leg on the Garden Route from Cape Town to Hermanus – the Whale Watching Capital of South Africa.

Overnight: Hermanus

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 6: HERMANUS TO SWELLENDAM: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 110KM / 68 MILES

After breakfast today, we’ll jump onto the support vehicle and transfer for approximately 1-hour before starting the second leg of our journey inland towards Swellendam – the third oldest town in South Africa.

Overnight: Swellendam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 7: SWELLENDAM TO OUDTSHOORN: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 125KM / 77 MILES

Today we’ll continue our journey inland from Swellendam to Ladismith, where we will load the bikes and transfer to Oudtshoorn – the Ostrich Capital.

Overnight: Oudtshoorn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 8: OUDTSHOORN TO BRENTON-ON-SEA: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 75KM / 46 MILES

Today is mountain stage! We will cycle the old George to Knysna Road, up and over the majestic Outeniqua Pass to Wilderness, where we will load the bikes and transfer +/- 1-hour to our seaside resort in Brenton-on-Sea.

Overnight: Brenton-on-Sea

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 9: BRENTON-ON-SEA TO THE CRAGS: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 85KM / 52 MILES

After our morning routine of breakfast, hotel check out, and loading the support vehicle, we will leave Brenton-on-Sea behind as we ride to the nature lover’s paradise of Nature’s Valley. From here, we will take short transfer to our beautiful hotel in The Crags.

Overnight: The Crags         

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 10: THE CRAGS TO JEFFREY’S BAY: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 110KM / 68 MILES

Today’s cycle ride starts on easy terrain as we head out of town and into the rich green countryside that will lead us to the Tsitsikamma Mountains. From here, our route remains relatively flat, but there are a few climbs to test our legs as we make our way to Jeffery’s Bay (a mecca for surfers) where we will spend the night. 

Overnight: Jeffrey’s Bay

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 11: JEFFERY’S BAY TO PORT ELIZABETH: CYCLING DISTANCE APPROXIMATELY 115KM / 71 MILES

After an early breakfast and hotel check-out, we will load our luggage onto the support vehicle before setting off from the hotel. We’ll ride next to the beach and the rocky coastline until we reach our end destination Port Elizabeth, where we will enjoy our final dinner as a group.

Overnight: Port Elizabeth

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 12: DEPARTURE

After breakfast today, you will have a few hours to pack your bike and shop for last-minute souvenirs before your driver collects you and returns you to the airport for your return flight home.   

 

Price:                             £2195.00 (Double/Twin Occupancy)

Single Supplement:     £400.00 (Happy to share? Let us know)

Flights from:                £550.00 per person (We’re ATOL Protected!)

 

Please contact us for a detailed itinerary including route profiles and full list of inclusions. We can also provide you with a no-obligation quotation including flights upon request.

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