8 Day Kruger Cycle Tour

8 Day Kruger Cycle Tour

  • 8 Day Tour
  • South Africa
  • Looking for a completely different safari experience? Have a passion for cycling? Why not combine the two! Cycling Tours have been increasing in popularity over the last couple of years and where better that to go on an bike adventure than through the amazing Kruger Park. This tour gives you the perfect opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful areas around Kruger and Johannesburg, as well as having a truly unique safari experience.

Tour Details

Tour Includes

  • Game drives in Kruger National Park
  • 1 afternoon Big 5 cycle
  • 2 morning Big 5 cycles,
  • 1 x bush braai,
  • 1 x night drive, activities at Moholoholo 
  • Afternoon drive at Moholoholo
  • Morning bushwalk at Moholoholo
  • Airport Transfers
  • All Transport in Country in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Racking for bikes when needed
  • Meals as per itinerary



Tour Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Visa Fees

Accommodation

1 Night Satara Rest Camp (Self-catering with Restaurant Facilities)

3 Nights Olifants Rest Camp (Self-catering with Restaurant Facilities)

2 Nights Forest Camp, Moholoholo (Full Board)

1 Night Misty Mountain (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)



Price Guide

Prices depend on group size please enquire

Minimum Group Size 6 People




Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival – Johannesburg to Kruger NP +

Today will be an early morning departure from Johannesburg. Your bikes will be racked and you will drive through to Orpen Gate, Kruger National Park with your Cycle Tour Guide. You will stop en-route for breakfast and lunch. You get to enjoy a fantastic game drive with your Escape Cycle Tours guide en-route to your overnight destination. Tonight you will stay at Satara Rest Camp, Kruger National Park in air-conditioned chalets. In the evening you will enjoy a braai (barbeque) under the African night sky.

Day 2 – Kruger +

This morning is an early morning rise, to have coffee and rusks before setting off for Olifants Rest Camp, Kruger National Park. You can enjoy a nap before lunch at the camp restaurant. At around 15h00 you will go on your first amazing and unique 2-3 hour Big 5 Mountain Bike Safari, with two armed Kruger National Park rangers. This is a truly unforgettable experience that you will treasure forever. On return to camp, you will have dinner at the camp restaurant.

Day 3 – Kruger +

Today is another early morning rise, with coffee and rusks before departing camp at around 05h00 for a 3-4 hour Big 5 Mountain Bike Safari, with two armed Kruger National Park rangers. Hopefully you will get to see many different animals that reside in the beautiful Kruger. After the bike safari you will enjoy a well deserved breakfast and a possibly even a nap on return to camp. In the afternoon your guide will take you on a game drive in search of the Big 5. You will return to Camp in time to freshen up and get warm for an 18h00 departure for a Bush Braai (barbeque).

Day 4 – Kruger +

Early morning rise again, with coffee and rusks before departing camp at around 05h00 for a 3-4 hour Big 5 Mountain Bike Safari, with two armed Kruger National Park rangers. Enjoy a well-deserved breakfast and a nap on return to camp. The afternoon is an optional after lunch game drive with your guide, or you can spend the afternoon relaxing. After dinner at the camp restuarant, you will go on a Kruger National Park night drive. This gives you the opportunity to view the nocturnal (night) animals that you don’t usually get to see during the day.

Day 5 – Moholoholo +

Early morning rise, coffee and rusks before departing camp at sunrise. You will stop at Satara rest camp for breakfast and then depart The Kruger National Park at Orpen Gate. You will make your way to Moholoholo Wildlife Sanctuary. You will have a late lunch, and go on an afternoon game drive in the Moholoholo Nature Reserve. Enjoy dinner on return to camp.

Day 6 – Moholoholo +

Early morning rise again with coffee and rusks before departing camp for a morning bushwalk in the nature reserve. After your walk and breakfast, you will drive to the Moholoholo entrance with your tour guide. From here you will cycle to Swadini Dam, a scenic part of The Blyde River Canyon. At Swadini, you either have the option to rack your bikes, or cycle back to the Moholoholo entrance. Enjoy a late lunch and another afternoon game drive, or you can relax until dinner.

Day 7 – Panorama Route +

After breakfast, you will depart for The Three Rondavels, The Panorama Route. Here you will unrack your bikes and cycle along the tar road from The Three Rondavels with the scenic Blyde River Canyon on your left to Bourke’s Luck Potholes. When you arrive you will have a chance to visit the stunning potholes. From the potholes, you will cycle along a dirt road to the town of Pilgrims Rest. Here you rack the bikes and have lunch. You will then drive to your overnight venue at Misty Mountain. There are many walking trails around the lodge or if you prefer you can just relax by the pool.

Day 8 – Bangwelu Swamps Camping +

Today you will return to Johannesburg for your onward journey or flight home.

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