12 Day Garden Route FULL Adventure - Ultimate Off-Road, On-Road Experience
15 - 26 Feb 2020

Go Beyond the Tourist Routes into the "Hidden Garden Route" Off-Road/On-Road !

South African East Coast Garden Route & Route 62, Karoo & Cederberg Mountains - 11 Days Riding - 2665km - 36 Mountain Passes !
This tour is for solo riders and Pillion riders, easy gravel roads and plenty of amazingly scenic landscapes and twisted roads.


Tour Summary:
Fly in to Cape Town International Airport on the 13/14 Feb 2020
1 December Collect bikes and depart along the picturesque Clarance Drive R44 to Hermanus. we follow the coast line and zig zag across multiple gravel and asphalt mountain passes before reaching Addo Elephant Park close to Port Elizabeth.
The back route traverses gravel roads and scenic mountain ranges and we then enter the rugged Cederberg Mountains, before heading home via the Paarl and Franschhoek Winelands. 36 Mountain Passes in total ! 
Fly out of Cape Town International Airport on the 26/27 Feb 2020 - or stay longer.

Routing:
Our first few days we skirt along the scenic East coastline, stopping at De Hoop Nature Reserve overnight, we make our way along further coastal tracks before heading inland through several mountain passes and into the Karoo. We explore old historical OX-Wagon trails and gravel passes long the coastal regions and venture deep into the 2000 year old Knysna Forests and overnight in the famous Prince Alfred Pass.
Then we head to Addo Elephant park for a full rest day and a full day drive in the amazing National Park, inhabited with over 700 elephants, Lion, Buffalo, Rhino and an abundance of antelope species.  Looping around the top of Addo we head into the Great Karoo region and over the notorious Swartberg Pass, and down into the Karoo Winelands town of Calitzdorp on the Route 62.
We then head North West up into the Hantam Karoo and up into the ancient Cederberg Mountains where rock formation and 6000 year old Bushmen Painting sites will be visited. The route back into Cape town takes us over the Paarl Winelands valley and the most beautiful Franschhoek Pass back into the Somerset West region to drop off the motorcycles.  
26/27 Feb  Airport shuttles to Cape Town International Airport

Experience Level: (Beginner off-road, Easy Gravel, Pillion Friendly)
Group size:            (Max 10 Bikes)
Minimum Size:      (2 Bikes)
Accommodation:   4 Star B&B and Guest Lodge, Luxury Cabins......

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Whats included in this tour price ?

  • 12 Days Bike hire

  • Accommodation, breakfasts and some dinners

  • Full Day Safari in Addo Elephant Park

  • Professional and Highly Experienced Guide 

  • Back up vehicle & Driver, luggage support (6 or more riders only)

  • Airport Shuttle in bound and outbound

Whats NOT included in this tour price ?

  • International Flight to and from Cape Town

  • Medical Health Insurance

  • lunches or road side snacks, some evening dinners, alcoholic drinks

  • Fuel, and oil for 11 days riding (2665km)

  • Tips and Gratuity's

Route Map

The Best of the East Coast and Western Interior - 28 Mountaion Passes !!

Our Motorcycle Routes are safe, Secure and have all been verified and ridden regularly.
Customer satisfaction is guaranteed 

NOTE*
This Tour is  suitable with Passengers
15 - 26 Feb 2020


Guided 
Tour Cost per Single rider in a group in Single Rooms
ZAR 71 150.00 (BMW R 1200 GS)
ZAR 68 550.00 (BMW F850 GS)


Guided
Tour Cost for Rider and Pillion Sharing (2 persons)
ZAR 76 800.00 (BMW R 1200 GS)


Accommodation:
B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star
Breakfast is Included
Some evening meals are included
Shared accommodation is available on request

Activities:
Visiting and staying in Addo Elephant Park is included as is the full Day game drive.
Additional activities like the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary, Bloukrans Bungy Jump, Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours etc. can be booked at an extra charge.

Extras:
Airport/Guesthouse Shuttle, pick up and drop off
Pre Tour Accommodation in Cape Town
Paper Maps of the region

Back up Vehicle
For more than 6 riders
4x4 = ZAR1650 per day
Driver = ZAR1500 per day
Spare bike on Trailer = ZAR950 per day

Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE

Best Time = November to May:

Tour Dates: 15 - 26 Feb 2020   


Tour Stats:
Total Distance                   2665km
Total Days                         12
Riding Days                       11
Rest Days                          1 Day in Addo Elephant Park
Average distance              350km per day
Riding Time per day         4-5 hours
Level of Difficulty              3 & 4
Off-Road Surface              80 % Gravel
On-Road Surface              20 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders               2
Maximum Riders              10

Booking Office
Reservations: craig @ bmwadventure.co.za
Tel: +27 741 90 99 77

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