South Africa, Swaziland

Cycling tour in Eastern South Africa and Kingdom of Swaziland 13 days

This popular bike tour will introduce one to the highlights, landscapes and cultures of eastern South Africa and the Kingdom of Swaziland. The cycling excursions, which include several ascents, average between 18km and 56km per day. While walking or hiking, the tour guide will introduce you to the regional variety of flora and fauna as well as the different cultures. The cycle route will lead one along the Panorama Route to the Blyde River Canyon, you will undertake safaris in the Kruger National Park and be able to observe diverse species of animals. Experience the Swathi culture firsthand before travelling to the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, where the largest rhino population in the world is to be found. Visit the renowned St. Lucia Greater Wetlands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and go on a boat ride. Cycle and walk in the Ukhahlambra Drakensberg Mountains. Cycle through the beautiful Valley of a Thousand Hills, the country of the Zulu people, and experience their warm hospitality. For the greater part of this tour, 2 consecutive nights overnight accommodation will be booked at each point of arrival while en route, resulting in fewer transfers and more available time to discover this region by bike.
As of June 2015, African Bikers Tours has pledged 1% of the income generated from this tour to the World Bicycle Relief Fund, and will purchase a bicycle suitable to African conditions, which will be donated to a mentor of the mothers2mothers/m2m charity organization during our stay in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa.

South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique

Animal Encounters - Welcome to the wild side!

Embark upon the 17-day adventure experience from Johannesburg, through Mozambique, along the Garden Route to finishing in Cape Town. Walk with baboons, swim with dolphins and cage-dive with sharks. These are a few of the encounters that will be explored in this adventures tour. The trip is not for the faint hearted and requires a basic level of fitness to enjoy the interactive walks, swimming and cycling. TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Visit the third largest canyon in the world – Blyde River Canyon. Stroke a Cheetah. Elephant Safari. Mountain Bike in the Kruger National Park. Swaziland: Walk among rhino and elephant – accompanied by rangers. 4×4 drive to Mozambique coast. Swimming with Dolphins. Quad Biking. Snorkel and swim in the warm waters of Mozambique. Walk in BIG 5 Imfolozi Game Reserve. Boat Cruise in St Lucia wet lands – a UNESCO world heritage site. Visit uShaka Marine World and the Indian market in Durban. Walk in the breathtaking Tsitsikamma National Park. – Visit Monkeyland and the Birds of Eden sanctuary. Canoe to a seal colony. Explore the Cango Caves. Cycle down to an Ostrich farm possibly to ride one. Whale watching in Hermanus. Shark Cage Diving – snorkel underwater. Swim with penguins . Visit famous Cape of Good Hope and Cape Town.