Explore the charming Cape Winelands and breathe in the cool mountain air from the back of a bike. Starting in Cape Town, you will be transferred in a shuttle bus to the five-star Grande Roche Hotel and Estate in the quaint town of Paarl. Ride into the majestic Paardeberg mountains, with stunning views over the Paarl Valley and the Du Toitskloof Range ' on a clear day you can see Table Mountain. Roll down through lush vineyards, stopping off at world-famous estates for wine and cheese tasting ' your chance to sample South Africa's best vintages.
After a trip briefing and introduction, take a 45-minute drive to Paarl in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Home to the mighty Paarl Rock, the second largest granite outcrop in the world and the Taal Monument, a tribute to the Afrikaans language. Paarl is a historic town resplendent with natural wonders and some simply superb wine estates.
Set off on a custom-made zebra and cheetah mountain bike, down onto the main road, past a number of charming cafes and quaint guesthouses with the vineyards rolling down the slopes to greet you. Then make your way off the tarred road and onto Jan Phillips Mountain Drive, which leads you into the pristine Paarl Mountain and Nature Reserve, with the jagged peaks of the Paardeberg mountains glistening in the distance. Cycle through this shaded sanctuary, making your way up towards the mighty Paarl Rock.
Climb up the hill, your only real climb of the day, and are rewarded with magnificent views of the valley below as you near the Taal Monument. Then ease our way downhill and into Fairview Cheese and Wine Estate where you will sample their delicious selection of cheeses and award winning wines.
Continue on a tractor trail, meandering through lush vineyards with unparalleled views before you - Table Mountain is visible on a clear day. This wonderful trail connects Fairview with Seidelberg Wine Estate where you have the chance to try some of their best wines while indulging in a gourmet lunch!
The cycle ends at Seidelberg, you will then be shuttled back to Cape Town.