3-Night Karoo Cycling Breakaway

Scenic challenging gravel road cycling on a 12 000 hectare Karoo farm where 20

8 – 14 guests (sharing).

More than 200km scenic gravel roads on a 15 000 hectare Karoo farm where 2000 head of antelope roam.   Will be a great challenge for elite cyclists, serious degree of technical skill required at times. 

Based at BloemhofKaroo, a gracious farmstead situated 25km south of Richmond, Northern Cape.    

The cycling can be fully adapted according to needs of the group.Farm is situated 1 400 m above sea level, good for altitude training.

Day 1

  • Arrive in time for a SUNSET SPIN      13 km / 23 km
  • Casual Welcome Dinner

Day 2 

  • Optional SUNRISE SPEEDSTER     14 km / 22km
  • Breakfast.
  • Cycle to PLATEAU….. across to highest point ROOIBERG   29km
  • Hopefully Zebra, Rooi Hartebeest sightings…
  • Elevation of 200m ascent, challenging switchbacks.
  • TRONKKLOOF HUISIE for light lunch, back to base     16km
  • Drinks in The Pub and Hearty Dinner.

Day 3

  • Early light Breakfast.
  • Cycle to STUKKENDE DAM,  VLEI CAMP, RENOSTERHUIS  14km.
  • Back road to PLATEAU.   Well surfaced gravel roads.
  • Veld Lunch, return home.
  • Optional: Intense challenging ride to Rietfontein (needs to be guided).
  • EVENING BRAAI and STARGAZING

Day 4

  • Another pre-dawn SUNRISE SPEEDSTER  22km
  • BREAKFAST and DEPARTURE…….with wonderful memories!

Cost

  • R 7 400 per person sharing
  • Includes:  ALL MEALS, BEVERAGES, LOCAL BEER and WINE.

3 NIGHT CYCLING BREAKAWAY is being offered at a 20% discount to the first 2 group bookings  (Minimum 8 guests).

Contact: Jenny Pickard  jenny@pickard.co.za
082 449 7700