Spekboom Tours presents the Battlefields bike tour 2019. This unique 9-day tour offers a carefully selected range of activities from scenic rides and pampered safaris, to vivid stories of epic battles steeped in local history. Using quiet country roads with very manageable daily cycling distances, we will explore some of the landmark battles of Ladysmith, Spioenkop, Isandlawana, Rorke’s Drift, Talana Hill and Elangslaagte. A luxury mid-trip stay at the big-five private reserve of Nambiti offers a refreshing rest stop and chance to experience one of South Africa’s premier game reserves. This is a spectacular cycle tour that combines many unique attractions to appeal to several varied interest groups.
Duration: 9 days, 8 nights
Recommended fitness level: Moderate
Average daily cycle distances: 44-60km/d
Accommodation types: Varied from rustic home-style accommodation to luxury game-lodges
Price: from R14850pps
Inclusive of comfortable accommodation, all meals, luggage transfer, support vehicle, cycle guide, registered history guide, game drives and all entry fees.
Should you have an organised group, personalised bespoke battlefield tours can be arranged for shorter 5-day as well as for groups not wishing to cycle the route.