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Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Hermanus
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The Cape Town Cycle Tour is the largest timed cycle race in the world. This spectacular race huge the coastline of the Cape Peninsula offering great views of this popular holiday destination. Over the 109km distance the atmosphere is great with spectators and support over most of the route.

During the tour we will cover 3 days of cycling prior to prepare for the race. The distances are about 100km per day on different routes. Luxury Accommodation can be arranged or you can book this before if you prefer. Race day is on the 12 March 2023 so the Preparation Tour will start on the 8 March.

INCLUDED
Bed & Breakfast All transfers
Guide Transport
EXCLUDED
All drinks Lunch & dinner
Bike rental Transport in the evenings
Flights
TOTAL DISTANCE 300 km
FITNESS LEVEL Intermediate to advanced (we can cater for beginner cyclist too)
WHAT TO BRING Cycle clothing & shoes (Bicycle rental with helmet can be arranged
CYCLE TOUR ENTRY Please book own race entry: https://www.capetowncycletour.com/lifecycle-week/ctct/race-entries/
ACOMODATION https://yeboguesthouse.com/http://www.caperiviera.co.za/

Cycle Routes

  • Cape Peninsula – 105km – 1100m elevation
  • Stellenbosch to Franschhoek loop – 110km – 1000m elevation
  • Gordon’s Bay to Hermanus via Clarence Drive – 85km – 800m elevation

Additional information

Age18+

 

Day 1

Cape Peninsula

Distance: 80km -120km

1

6:00 AM: Pick up from hotel

2

6:30 AM: Cycle Cape Peninsula

3

12:00 PM: Lunch & Winetasting Constantia Wine route

4

3:00 PM: Drop off at hotel

Day 2

Stellenbosch To Villiersdorp or Grabouw

Distance: 77km or 100km

1

6:00 AM: Pick up from guesthouse

2

6:30 AM: Cycle to Villiersdorp

3

9:00 AM: Coffee & snacks in Franschoek

4

11:30 AM: Freshen up

5

12:00 AM: Lunch in Villiersdorp

6

1:00 PM: Villiersdorp Wine Route & visit Alpaca Farm or continue to Grabouw

7

4:00 PM: Return to guesthouse

Day 3

Caledon to Hermanus (via Hemel-en-Aarde Valley)

Distance: 42km

1

6:00 AM: Pick up from guesthouse

2

6:30 AM: Drive to Caledon

3

7:00 AM: Start cycling

4

10:00 AM: Arrive in Hermanus & check into guesthouse

5

12:00 AM: Lunch & wine tasting on Hemael-en Aarde Wine Route

7

4:00 PM: Return to guesthouse

Day 4

Hermanus/Kleinmond to Gordon’s Bay (via Clarence Drive)

Distance: 85km/49 km

1

6:00 AM: Cycle to Gordon's Bay from guesthouse

2

7:30 AM: Coffee & snacks in Betty's Bay Harbor

3

8:00 AM: Cycle along Clarens Drive

4

11:30 AM: Drive to Cape Town

5

12:00 PM: Freshen up

6

1:00 PM: Lunch & wine tour in Constantia Wine Route

7

4:00 PM: Return to guesthouse

Day 5

Chapman’s Peak Route

Distance: 110km

1

6:00 AM: Pick up from hotel

2

6:30 AM: Cycle Chapman's Peak Route

3

09:00 AM: Coffee & snack at Noordhoek Farm Village

4

11:00 AM: Boulder's Beach

5

13:00 PM: Coffee & cake in Scarborough

4

15:00 PM: Finish tour

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