South Africa - Cape Tour

15.11. – 30.11.2024

Adventure at the Cape of Good Hope

Our tour through South Africa is not only a paradise for road cyclists, but also for nature lovers. This trip is perfect for those who want to combine the beauty of nature with a sporting challenge.

The coastline of Cape Town is of breathtaking beauty, from the popular beaches like Camps Bay and Clifton to the wild coastal stretches at the Cape of Good Hope. Here you can spot penguins on Boulders Beach or drive one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world, Chapman’s Peak Drive.

Cape Town is also known for its world-class gastronomy, from trendy restaurants to vibrant markets where you can sample local delicacies. And don’t forget the world-class wine estates in the area, producing some of the finest wines in the world.

Trip Overview



72 – 145


570 – 1’760 m



Fitness group


Stage plan

Day 1

Friday, 15 November 2024

Flight to South Africa

Today the journey begins. We meet at the airport in Zurich and fly together to Cape Town. Cape Town impresses with a rich history, cultural diversity and a dynamic art scene. The city centre offers a lively street life, while the suburbs with their historic buildings and gardens provide a charming contrast to the city's modernity.

Day 2

Saturday, 16 November 2024

Landing in Cape Town

Upon arrival in Cape Town, we complete all immigration formalities and are transferred to the hotel. After checking into our rooms and preparing our rental bikes, the afternoon is at leisure. In the evening we meet for welcome drinks, get to know each other and receive an overview of the entire itinerary.

Day 3

Sunday, 17 November 2024

Stellenbosch – Wellington (72 km, 610 Hm)

Our journey begins in Stellenbosch and takes us over the Helshogte Pass into the Huguenot Valley to Franschhoek, where we stop for lunch. Afterwards we continue our journey and reach our stage town Wellington.

Day 4

Monday, 18 November 2024

Wellington – Game Safari Lodge (115 km, 1’760 Hm)

Today is the royal stage. We cross four passes, starting with the Bains Kloof Pass, where some "baboons" (monkeys) accompany us as spectators. We cross Mitchells Pass and arrive in Ceres, where we stop for lunch in a lovely restaurant garden. On our route we also pass the Theronsberg Pass and the Hottentskloof Pass. We spend the evening at the Game Lodge, where we relax in the pool and enjoy the evening with aperitifs and a fine dinner.

Day 5

Tuesday, 19 November 2024

Safari Lodge – Game Drive and Relax Day

Today we spend the whole day in the South African wilderness. Today we go on two game drives in a 10,000 hectare game reserve. Our rangers take us to see animals we would normally only see in a zoo, including giraffes, cheetahs, lions, zebras, buffalos and rhinos. In between we enjoy breakfast and afternoon tea at the lodge and relax by the pool. In the evening we again let ourselves be enchanted by the wild atmosphere with excellent food.

Day 6

Wednesday, 20 November 2024

Game Safari Lodge – Montagu (125 km, 980 Hm)

Our stage today takes us through hilly and mountainous terrain to Rooihoogte Pass at 1234 metres above sea level. This section gives us a taste of the Klein Karoo, both in terms of scenery and temperature. After descending into the small village of Koo, we head down through the Langeberge Valley to Montagu. The green valleys with apricot, peach and cherry trees are a feast for the eyes.

Day 7

Thursday, 21 November 2024

Montagu – Montagu, Breede River Tour (72 km, 570 Hm)

We pass through the narrow and impressive Koganskloof Gorge into a fertile valley with the Breede River. Along our cycle route there are numerous vineyards and peach farms with beautiful flower gardens. At lunchtime we stop at a winery and enjoy a one-hour boat ride with picnic basket. On our return to Montagu we have time to relax.

Day 8

Friday, 22 November 2024

Montagu – Swellendam (105 km, 1220 Hm)

We again cross the beautiful Breede River valley to beyond Bonnievale. Our route takes us towards Swellendam, our stage destination today.

Day 9

Saturday, 23 November 2024

Swellendam – Cape Agulhas (112 km, 720 Hm)

Today we visit the southernmost town in Africa. On our route we cross huge harvested grain fields with constant ups and downs. Cape Agulhas marks the southernmost point of the African continent and is an unmissable highlight of our journey.

Day 10

Sunday, 24 November 2024

Cape Agulhas – Hermanus (145 km, 840 Hm)

Again today, the undulating topography and the wind provide plenty to talk about. We pass the impressive coastal landscape, possibly encounter roaming "baboons" and, with a bit of luck, see seals and penguins. Our stage destination is Hermanus, famous for its whale watching and the whale crier who tells us where and when he has spotted whales. We enjoy the hotel and a delicious dinner.

Day 11

Monday, 25 November 2024

Hermanus – Gordon’s Bay (96 km, 820 Hm)

Today we drive along one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world. We are sure to see a seal colony lolling in the sun and perhaps penguins. Our destination today is the resort of Gordon's Bay.

Day 12

Tuesday, 26 November 2024

Gordon’s Bay – Rest Day

Today we treat ourselves to a well-deserved rest day by the pool at the hotel or take a walk to Gordon's Bay. The surrounding area is also home to some beautiful wineries - no doubt a great place to unwind.

Day 13

Wednesday, 27 November 2024

Cape of Good Hope (78 km, 950 Hm)

A programme full of contrasts awaits us today, not only in terms of the route but also the social divide in South Africa. Besides breathtaking coastal roads and spectacular views, we will also get to know the other side of South Africa: the townships. After passing some townships, we will continue our bike tour to the Cape of Good Hope. On the way to Simons Town we will experience many fascinating surprises.

Day 14

Thursday, 28 November 2024

Simons Town – Cape Town (75 km, 1070 Hm)

Once again we circle the Cape and enjoy the wild beauty of the Cape landscape. We approach the upmarket part of Cape Town, passing Hout Bay and Camps Bay before arriving together at the Waterfront in Cape Town.

Day 15

Friday, 29 November 2024

Cape Town – Day at leisure

Today an individual city tour is on the agenda. We can take the cable car up Table Mountain, go on a short harbour tour or browse through beautiful shops with African wood carvings and souvenirs.

Day 16

Saturday, 30 November 2024

Return journey to Switzerland

With many new impressions and experiences in our luggage we start our return journey to Switzerland together.



from CHF 4'990.00 incl. flight


Rental bikes

If you don’t want to bring your own bike, we also offer high-quality racing bikes of the noble brand Storck for our domestic cycling tours. Our bikes are equipped with Look or SPD pedals. Please bring other pedal systems with you. If you don’t want to do without your usual seating comfort, bring your saddle with you.

We will make sure that the bikes are safely looked after on the road.

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