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Cycling South Africa: Cape Town & the Garden Route

Starting from 10 days at

$4,395

Dramatic scenery, magnificent wildlife, a vibrant culture, a prominent role in modern history—South Africa has it all.

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Discover Africa

Hemingway famously wrote, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” On a bike tour in Africa with VBT, you’ll discover exactly what he meant.

Earth’s oldest inhabited continent boasts an endless variety of cultural wonders and breathtaking landscapes that inspire and enlighten. Cosmopolitan cities move to a modern pulse while ancient villages cling to tradition, vast vineyards blanket gentle slopes as magnificent wildlife roam timeless nature preserves.

An Africa biking tour showcases one of the world’s most beautiful continents from a unique perspective. On two wheels, you’ll pedal alongside monolithic sandstone mountains, vibrant wildflower valleys and rocky headlands lashed by crashing surf. Winding roads deliver you to secluded coves, vast plains, and welcoming wineries.

Explore Africa’s national parklands and head out in search of the famed Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, and rhinos. Come face to face with an ostrich at a local farm, or observe the adorable denizens of a penguin colony as they frolic on a secluded beach. The opportunities to see stunning wildlife are endless on a bike tour in Africa with VBT.

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Traveler Reviews from our new for 2015 Biking and Walking Tours

June 26, 2015

This year we debuted 5 brand new biking and walking vacations in exciting destinations on 3 continents. We know that travelers find it helpful to read authentic reviews from other...

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All About South Africa Wine Country

April 16, 2018

Less than 50 miles from Cape Town lies the small town of Franschhoek. Nestled between mountains in a lush and fertile valley, Franschhoek is considered by many to be the...

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Discover the South African Tradition of Braai

August 31, 2018

In the simplest sense of the word, braai is a synonym for barbecue. But any South African will tell you that this widely observed custom is so much more than...

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From our first day at Kruger National Park until the last day when we said goodbye to our wonderful guides this trip exceeded our expectations. The diversity of scenery combined with the enthusiastic knowledge of our guide, Henk, made this biking adventure one that will not be forgotten. The biking was super, accommodations were great, food delicious and the people friendly. We enjoyed the hospitality of everyone we came in contact with leaving us with many great memories.

JBF1, Cape Cod, MA, United States

Our VBT guide team was knowledgeable, professional and great fun. They introduced us to the stunning scenery and to the political and social complexities of life in South Africa while fully attending to ride support. The pre and post extensions to Kapama and Victoria Falls provided exposure to wildlife and to beauty of the African bush and simply cannot be missed.

chrisw, Lexington, MA, United States

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to South Africa including the pre-trip to Kruger, a highlight for sure. We had plenty of cycling, great food, wonderful accommodations and great support from the VBT guides and drivers.

KTMM,

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