KAROOSCAPES CYCLING TOUR

KAROOSCAPES CYCLING TOUR

5 NIGHT CYCLING BREAKAWAY ON A KAROO FARM    
NEAR RICHMOND, NORTHERN CAPE

Karooscapes  is ideal for 8 – 14 guests (couples sharing).

Day 1             

Arrive in time for Casual Dinner.

BRIEFING….lots of chirping I’m sure!

Day 2             

  • Sunrise Spin for the Keensters!   18km.
  • HEARTY BREAKFAST
  • Off to the PLATEAU (steady climb), across to the highest point of the farm ROOIBERG.   360 degree view from the kopje.
  • Hopefully Zebra, Rooihartebeest sightings….
  • Meander down to TRONKKLOOF HUISIE for refreshments / light lunch;
  • easy cruise back to base.
  • 26 km 

Day 3             

  • Early light Breakfast.
  • Easy gradient fast cycle to STUKKENDE DAM,  VLEI CAMP, RENOSTERHUIS for veld lunch.   23 km
  • See Scimitar Oryx, Lechwe, Springbok
  • Return option via RIETFONTEIN….VERY HECTIC  17km;
  • or straight back home.       
  • EVENING BRAAI and STARGAZING

Day 4             

  • Breakfast
  • OUTRIDE to Murraysburg.
  • Lunch in the village or on a farm just outside Murraysburg.
  • CYCLE /be driven back to base     30 /60km
  • BLIND WINE TASTING AND CASUAL CURRY EVENING.

Day 5 

  • Early start after coffee and rusks to RICHMOND  22km
  • Breakfast at VETMUISKOMBUIS, hosted by the wonderful Janine Viljoen.
  • Pop into MAP contemporary gallery
  • Horse Museum      
  • Cycle / Drive back to farm  22km

OPTIONAL EXTRA:  DISTANCE RIDE TO HUTCHINSON 
60km one way.

FINAL DINNER….stories to tell, maybe even a few awards!

Day 6   

Depart at your leisure

Unforgettable memories and great friendships will have been forged

  • ITINERARY can be adjusted to the needs of the group.
  • Full backup always available.
  • Daily laundry facility.

Karooscapes Cycling Tour is unique and very special.

COST:  

  • R 10  300 per cyclist sharing for 5 night stay
  • R   7 000 per non-cyclist sharing.

Includes: 

  • All meals (on or off the farm),
  • All backup support.
  • All local beers, wine, beverages.

Our Whisky Trolley and Gin Bar paid separately.

Also available:

  • 4 night package
    R 8 800 per cyclist sharing.
    R 6 000 per non-cyclist sharing.
  • 3 night package     
    R 7 400 per cyclist sharing.
    R 5 500 per non-cyclist sharing.

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