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zSouth Africa MTB & Zambia World Bicycle Relief • Luxury • Africa • Africa

South Africa, Africa

Contact provider for price 12 Days Year-round
Luxury accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Trek Travel 24 people max
  • Cape town international airport, cape town, western cape, south africa
  • Culture & Nature trips
This new Trek Travel adventure combines the stellar cycling our guests expect, with a developing world cultural exchange. And a world class safari as the cherry on top! We’ve added a few twists to our standard vacation of a lifetime to bring you mountain biking in the scenic South African Cape in combination with a rare opportunity to experience firsthand the life of a Zambian. World Bicycle Relief will be our hosts in Zambia, demonstrating the power of a bicycle to change a life. Many people come to Africa to lend a hand to the impoverished. You may be surprised to return home from this adventure having gained more.

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South Africa, Africa

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  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.

Itinerary

Days 1 – 2 | Cape Winelands
Stay at Le Quartier Français
Ride purpose-built mountain bike trails suited to a variety of levels at one of South Africa’s premier trail centers | Discover Franschhoek ("French Corner"), surrounded by mountains | Marvel at the Cape Dutch architecture | Taste world-class wines

Day 3 | Hermanus
Stay at Quarters Hermanus
Ride some of the best trails of the Western Cape near Grabouw | Sea kayak among Southern Right whales | Enjoy our hotel’s stunning location on the historic Hermanus harbor

Days 4 – 5 | Cape Town
Stay at Cellars Hohenort
Ride or hike the wooded Tokai nature reserve trails | Enjoy panoramic views of the Cape Peninsula | Dine at one of the top 50 restaurants in the world | Cycle to the Cape of Good Hope | Enjoy the tranquility of our garden setting hotel

Days 6 – 9 | Lusaka, Zambia World Bicycle Relief Program
Stay at Eight Reedbuck
Fly to Lusaka, Zambia | Tour the World Bicycle Relief assembly warehouse | Assemble a World Bicycle Relief bicycle | Enjoy a gourmet Braii (African barbeque dinner) to the beat of traditional drummers and dancers | Deliver caregiver supplies to AIDS patients | Visit Chikumbuso women and orphans project | Ride with a child to school | Assist a Zambian entrepreneur for a day

Days 10 – 12 | Lower Zambezi National Park
Stay at Chongwe River Camp
Spot wild lion, leopard, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, kudu, zebra, crocodiles, impala, warthog, herds of elephant, and a variety of birds | Take a guided bush walk | Canoe down the Zambezi River | Enjoy camp’s stunning vistas of the confluence of two rivers | Savor gourmet camp cuisine

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