Destination Cycling and ROAR Africa Launch South African Cycle Safari

Destination Cycling and ROAR Africa announce new cycling vacation along South Africa’s Southern Cape

MARBLEHEAD, MA (PRWEB) March 15, 2006 — Destination Cycling and ROAR Africa have announced a new Southern Cape Cycle Safari vacation package. The trip itinerary and activities highlight the unique expertise of both companies: Destination Cycling’s experience operating luxury European cycling vacations and ROAR Africa’s intimate knowledge of the South African landscape, culture, and accommodations.

“With the addition of the South African itinerary, Destination Cycling now offers over 30 cycling vacations across three continents,” says Joe Tonon, Destination Cycling’s Co-Founder and Director. “Together with ROAR Africa, we offer the true ‘insiders’ guide’ to the best of the Cape’s scenic terrain, history, cuisine, wine, and wildlife.”

During the 12 day/11 night journey, guests explore the Cape’s rich cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years. Included in the trip will be tours of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Robben Island, the former prison of Nelson Mandela, and the Cape Winelands, the largest wine producing region in the Western Cape. The cycling itinerary explores the Garden Route and Klein Karoo, spanning the coastal belt from Witsands whale birthing haven in the west to the Plettenberg Bays beaches. Guests also have the opportunity to ride the famous Argus Cycle Tour route.

The grand finale of the Southern Cape Cycle Safari includes a three-day African safari in Kruger National Park. Led by expert guides, guests will be on the lookout for the “Big Five” (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino) and will stay at an exclusive private safari camp.

“ROAR Africa is pleased to collaborate with Destination Cycling on such an incredible adventure,” says Deborah Calmeyer, ROAR Africa’s Co-Founder and Director. “Our history of consulting and providing customized tours of South Africa allows us access to the best services and accommodations and gives us the ability to offer intimate experiences. Chosen for their quality, exceptional cuisine, diverse activities, and commitment to conservation, trip accommodations range from historic estate homes to safari lodges. Miles of unspoiled wilderness, warm hospitality, and big blue skies await you in South Africa.”

Trip Details
This trip is suitable for beginner and experienced cyclists alike. The daily ride distances for this trip range between 20-40 miles over flat to rolling terrain.

The Southern Cape Cycle Safari package is offered during October, January, and March, with other dates available upon request. Price for this 12 day/11 night package is $5,995, per person based on double occupancy, airfare not included.

For more information, visit www.destinationcycling.com/trips/roar

About Destination Cycling
Destination Cycling creates active lifestyle vacations specializing in performance, lifestyle, charity, and custom itineraries. Building on its founders’ expertise in European race-oriented cycling vacations, it offers journeys that blend cycling, local traditions, culinary delights, and wellness into unforgettable experiences. Destinations include Austria, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, US, and Canada. For more information, visit www.destinationcycling.com.

About ROAR Africa
ROAR Africa creates personalized South African vacations combining luxury, culture, adventure, and everything in between. Based in New York and South Africa, ROAR Africa offers two unique services: personal pre-travel consultations with a South African expert and private individually customized tours for all budgets. For more information, visit www.roarafrica.com.

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