5 Day Cycle Safari

5 Days Desert & Wine Cycling

Namibia with its wide-open spaces and endless skies makes travelling by bike undoubtedly the best way to experience the varied landscape of this desert land.

Safari Overview

This tour is comfortable with 4 x nights accommodated in rooms, with the comfort and security of having a private Cycling Guide with you on the ground with supported vehicle, to make the most of your trip. Enjoy nutrition and hydration during the rides, your guide will support you with mechanical assistance, while you cycle on your own pace. This amazing trip starts and ends in Windhoek.

Highlights

Just some of the highlights is cycling past the highest sand dunes on earth at Sossusvlei. Climb Dune 45 and enjoy the unique scenery at Dead vlei. Enjoy wine in one of the driest vineyards in the world.

Cycling Packlist

  • Own Helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling pants
  • Cycling Shirt
  • Cycling Shoes (Bring own clip in pedals)

Rates & Info

Price Per Person – Rates valid until December 2022

FULLY ACCOMMODATED

USD 1400.00 pp

Single supplement: USD 65.00 pp *

The single supplement is a premium charged to solo travelers when they take or request a room alone.

Rate includes rental of 29’er Hardtail Mountain bike (Silverback)

Our Pricing are based on a Private Tour:

As you want to feel safe during this Covid era, by limiting your interaction with people you do not know. Our tour price individual & based on minimum of 2 people travelling together on their own Private Tour.  No other clients are booked on your tour dates you book with us.

If you are more than 2 that want to travel with "Just Your Own Group", please do let us know and we work out a discounted rate for 3 & more travelling together.

Transport

  • Transport for 2 - 3 clients will be in 4x4 Toyota Cruiser with bikes on roof rack or bike trailer.
  • 4 and more clients, transport will be in a custom build Safari Truck, with a bike trailer.
 

The dunes of the Namib

Day 1 - Windhoek

Arriving in Windhoek, it’s time to relax after your flight and get familiar with your bike. Bike set-up will be done today and if needed adjust seats & clip-in pedals. If time we can undertake a short cycle route at nearby farm. Evening dinner can be enjoyed at Joe’s Beerhouse, the best-known restaurant in Namibia with Namibian cuisine with a German twist, best steal in town & coldest beer.

Accommodation: *SH – Arebbusch Travel Lodge
Meals Included: Own expense
Cycling distance: 0 km

Cycling in the Namib Desert

Day 2 - Gamsberg & Rooisand

Leaving Windhoek, it is a short transfer to the Khomas Hochland at the top of the Kupferberg pass for the start of today’s cycling for 40km.

We transfer to the top of Gamsberg pass, rolling by the 3rd highest mountain in Namibia with views stretching for 100’s of km’s over the horizon, giving us a first glimpse of the desert scenery that will be our companion for the next 3 days. We cycle past Hartman’s Mountain Zebra and eventually break camp at the oasis of Rooisand for our first night under the Namib stars.

Accommodation: *SH - Rooisand Guest Farm or similar
Meals Included: Lunch & Dinner
Cycling distance: 50km gravel

 

Namib Naukluft Cycling

Day 3 - Namib Naukluft

Today’s cycle from Rooisand takes us close to Guab pass and on to a well-known lunch stop at Solitaire before continuing to accommodation on the outskirts of the Namib Naukluft Park. Before dinner we enjoy watching the sun setting over the Namib Desert, captivated by the natural beauty, giving you ample time to take beautiful photographs.

Accommodation: *SH – Weltevrede Guest Farm or similar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Cycling distance: 50km

 

Sossusvlei by Bike

Day 4 - Dune 45 & Sossusvlei to Neuras Wine Farm

We are up before the sun this morning, transferring to the gates of Sesriem, where we start our cycling journey towards the magnificent sand dunes of the Namib Desert. This cycling experience this morning between the highest sand dunes in the world, will leave your jaw-dropped of this natural wonder, which you will never forget. We stop at Dune 40, to climb to the top to view the superb Tsauchab River Canyon while breakfast is being set up at the bottom of the dune. After breakfast we take a two hour walk at Hiddenvlei and Deadvlei.

After enjoying lunch at Sesriem we continue to Neuras (in the local Koi koi language, Neuras means the "place of abandoned water". Neuras is the only wine farm north of the Orange river in Namibia. An oasis in the desert, this unique Namibian winery produces roughly 3,000 bottles per year. Here we will enjoy a worth wine tour and tasting.

Accommodation: *SH - Tsauchab River Camp or similar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Cycling distance: 50 km tar and 10km gravel

 

Day 5 - Tsauchab River Area to Windhoek

After a sumptuous breakfast we undertake a 4-hour transfer back to Windhoek where the tour ends.

Meals Included: Breakfast

ACCOMMODATION

The indication in the itinerary of what type of accommodation is provided each day are guidelines only and are used to give an idea of the accommodation offered, rather that and exact description. Please keep in mind however that standards can vary from one trip to the next, and occasionally we may need to change a night-stop without advance warning. We cannot guarantee the use of particular properties. Facilities and characteristics may vary from those described.

* SH - Standard Hotels, Lodges or Guest Houses, usually with twin or single rooms and en-suite facilities. These are generally standard, no-frills hotels perfectly accepted to most, do not expect too much. These are often small, family run establishments.

* CH - Comfortable Hotels, Lodges or Guest Houses with twin or single rooms and en suite facilities. Generally good levels of service and often added amenities such as restaurant, bar, swimming pool and garden.

Namibia have good tourism infrastructure and generally good service standards. Throughout this trip we stay in comfortable lodges which are simple, comfortable, and clean.

Included

All safaris are sold as a private fully inclusive package and include the following:

  • Service of a Trained Safari Guided Driver
  • Transport, accommodation, and all National Park Entrance Fees
  • Meals stated as on above itinerary
  • Meals can be either purchased picnic style lunch or at accommodation / Meals that are not included are on client’s own expense, budget +/- N$ 300.00 per person for dinner at parks restaurants and +/- N$ 150.00 per person for lunches.
  • Activities included as set out in above itinerary
  • Camping Options: All camping equipment for camping nights includes 2-man dome tent, which thick sleeping mattress with sleeping bag, pillow, tables, and chairs. Meals on camping can either be purchased picnic style meals or your guide will prepare at camp.

NOTE that alternative lodges can be used if the above lodges are fully booked.

Excluded

  • Flights, Visas, and Insurance
  • PCR Tests - Entry into Namibia / PCR Test - leaving Namibia
  • Alcohol, Soft Drinks and Bottled Water. (Tap water is Save to drink in Namibia)
  • Tips, Gratuities, Spending money and all other items of a personal nature.
  • Anything else that is not stated as included.
  • Camping Options –Bring own swimming and bathing towels.