This year’s route will once again traverse the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area, which includes South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Riding will be predominantly along ancient elephant trails, allowing participants the opportunity of experiencing wonderful scenery, cultural interaction and seeing wildlife.
Each year the route is altered to ensure that the Tour remains exciting and continues to incorporate new areas that we are allowed to traverse.
WHAT WE CAN TELL YOU:
- We will traverse three different countries – South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana using three informal borders.
- The riding route takes you through two Parks: Northern Tuli Game Reserve (Botswana) and Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site (South Africa).
- Prepare yourself for around 60-85 km of riding per day over the course of four consecutive days. By the end of day four, you will have covered approximately 300 km of mountain biking trails.
- Expect the unexpected: thick sand, rocky hills, thickets of mopane bushveld, baobabs dotted around, and last but not least, be on the lookout for wildlife… an elephant here, a giraffe there – and an impala there too!