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THE AFRICAN GRAND CANYON (3 DAYS)

*Average price includes bike and accommodation (for 1 person for 2 nights/3 days). 
Price for an additional passenger around 450 Euros. Subject to final quotation. Guide not included.

Total: approximately 1000 km  

Road from Johannesburg to Dullstroom (3h – 220 km)

Dullstroom is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, and along with Underberg, it is one of South Africa's premier flyfishing destinations. The town features the highest railway station in South Africa at 2,077 metres above sea level as well as at the foot of De Berg, the highest point in the province at 2,332 metres. This city and the surroundings areas are well known for their fishing farm and their breathless Mountain landscapes.

Night in a fishing farm in Dullstrom.


Road from Dulstroom to Pilgrim’s Rest (1h30 – 115 km) and discovery of the Blyde River Canyon

The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) in length and is, on average, around 750 metres (2,461 ft) deep. While it is difficult to compare canyons world-wide, Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons on Earth, and it may be the largest 'green canyon' due to its lush subtropical foliage. It has some of the deepest precipitous cliffs of any canyon on the planet. It is the second largest canyon in Africa, after the Fish River Canyon, and is known as one of the great wonders of nature on the continent. Possibly the best view in the whole of the Blyde River Canyon is of the "Three Rondavels", huge, round rocks, thought to be reminiscent of the houses or huts of the indigenous people, known as rondavels. This canyon is part of the Panorama Route. This route starts at the town Graskop and includes God's Window, the Pinnacleand and Bourke's Luck Potholes.

Night in Blyde River Canyon.


Road back from Blyde River to Johannesburg (4h30)

As this tour can easily be ridden in 3 days, we recommend that you stay an extra night in Pilgrim Rest to enjoy all wonders of the Blyde River Canyon.


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