Gourmet Cycle Tour in the Karoo
7-days cycling tour, South Africa
A Gourmet Cycle Tour in the Karoo – what better way to explore the Karoo and its culinary history than by bike? This unique cycling tour combines gourmet cuisine with stunning landscapes and MTB cycle tours.
Prince Albert, the little Karoo town with a royal name welcomes you, the town is a well-preserved gem, with water furrows and beautifully preserved Cape Dutch, Karoo and Victorian buildings. Hands-on cooking demonstrations of local cuisine are the order of the day, learn how the locals do it and take the secrets home with you.
Cycling through the Meiringspoort pass will give you a taste of the beautiful scenic views the Karoo has. Take a swim at the Waterfall that is surrounded by magnificent rock walls. Have some local Karoo wine tasting on your way back to Prince Albert.
Learn more about Gamkaskloof, better known as Die Hel (The Hell) during a cycle ride over the stunning Swartberg pass, for many the most beautiful pass in South Africa.
The next day, Weltevrede Fig Farm with is beautiful orchards provides you with part of your cycling and gourmet experience, a true country brunch awaits you after touring the orchard. Finish your tour off with a ghost walk through Prince Albert.
‘We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.’ – Jawaharial Nehru
Highlights of the Gourmet Cycle Tour
- Fully guided and with backup vehicle
- Small group size
- BYO mountain bike or rent one
- Day rides from your guesthouse
- Combine gourmet cuisine with cycling
- ghost walk in Prince Albert
- Meiringspoort pass
- conquer the heights of the Swartberg pass
- Brunch at Weltevrede Fig Farm
- Suitable for intermediate riders
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