The perfect end-of-season race for international cyclists, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour is a fantastic 97km event that will take you through the beautiful Western Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch, Wellington and Paarl in sunny South Africa.
A brilliantly organised one-day tour that is set to take place on Sunday, 11th December 2016, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour attracts some 7,500 participants from across the globe, and if you would like to be one of them this year, we’ve got guaranteed entries and a fabulous package including all accommodations, transfers, and a selection cycle training tours that will have you in peak condition by race day!
A premier seeding event for the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour is a great training ride for those who intend to race the ‘Argus’ in March 2017, so why not book you place today, and escape to sunny South Africa for one last race before packing your bike away this winter.
Tailor-made for international cyclists, our Stellenbosch Cycle Tour Package includes 6-nights in Stellenbosch, guaranteed entry into the Cycle Tour, airport transfers, 3 fully escorted cycle training tours with professional guides, a support vehicle and lunch, and we’ve finished it off with 2 nights in Cape Town to help you get the most out of your stay. Here’s the itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Cape Town International Airport – Transfer to Hotel in Stellenbosch
Day 2: Free Day Stellenbosch: There’s much to see and do in Stellenbosch, but we highly recommend a trip into the winelands for a day of wine tasting, a gourmet lunch, and a fun evening in the city.
Day 3: Cycle Training Tour Franschhoek: It’s time to get some training in! Today you will tackle the mighty Franschhoek Pass to Teawaterskoof Dam before heading to Grabouw and on to the beautiful Pool Room for lunch.
Day 4: Cycle Training Tour Wellington: Another day in the saddle, today’s ride will take you to Wellington and Riebeek Kasteel, before you head to South Africa’s iconic Spice Route for lunch, chocolate tasting, beer tasting, wine tasting…well, it’s a holiday too you know!
Day 5: Cycle Training Tour Coastal Clarence Drive: Your last chance to work on your mileage before race day, today will take you along one of the most beautiful cycling routes in all Africa! Don’t forget your camera!
Day 6: Stellenbosch Cycle Tour Registration/EXPO/Free Day: After heading to the EXPO today to pick up your Race Pack, the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 7: Stellenbosch Cycle Tour 2016: Here we go! The day you have been waiting for has finally arrived, don’t forget to smile for the cameras along the way (just think of that chilled glass of South African wine waiting for you at the finish line!)
Day 8: Cape Town: After breakfast today, your driver will collect you and transfer you to South Africa’s Mother City of Cape Town for 2 nights of fun!
Day 9: Cape Town: With a full day at your leisure, we recommend you visit Table Mountain, Robben Island, and the V&A Waterfront before making your way to Camps Bay for sunset cocktails and dinner overlooking the ocean.
Day 10: Departure: Sadly, all good things must come to an end. After your final breakfast in Cape Town, your driver will collect you and return you to the airport for your onward flight home.
Interested? Contact us to reserve your spot now!