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We are happy to announce an absolute unique MTB  experience! VERY few people have ever done this MTB, or know of some of the routes existence!

You will cycle over many private farms and around the surroundings of the magnificent Schaap River as it meanders through a majestic canyon carved by the hands of time. You will see the famous copper trail and experience the flowers of Namaqualand.

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MTB Tour for max 20 people

Go where you feel most alive!

We are happy to announce an absolute unique Mountain bike experience! VERY few people have ever done this mountain bike routes, or know of its existence! You will experience Namaqualand during the flower time where the arid terrain is covered with flowers. You will also see parts of the Schaap River Canyon, a gem in Namaqualand that compare to the Fish river Canyon, but cleaner, beautiful and definitely not commercial.

Namaqualand remained a very quiet place during the cultural evolution until about 2000 years ago. This was when the Khoikhoi or Nama arrived from the area that now encompasses northern Botswana. The region is known for its cultural history, which was preserved by the Nama and Khoisan tribes. The Nama people are the largest group of Khoikhoi people.

The Schaap River Canyon is in Namaqualand. Namaqualand is an arid region of Namibia and South Africa, extending along the west coast over 1,000 kilometres and covering a total area of 440,000 square kilometres. It is divided by the lower course of the Orange River into two portions – Little Namaqualand to the south and Great Namaqualand to the north.

 

We are happy to announce an absolute unique MTB  experience! VERY few people have ever done this MTB, or know of some of the routes existence!

You will cycle over many private farms and around the surroundings of the magnificent Schaap River as it meanders through a majestic canyon carved by the hands of time. You will see the famous copper trail and experience the flowers of Namaqualand.

Date: 17 – 20 September 2020
Venue: Namaqualand.
Meeting point: Okiep Country hotel, Springbok, Northern Cape

Distances:

Day 1: 65km
Day 2: 65km
Day 3: 62km

Includes:
*1 nights Accommodation at a Canyon Guest Farm
*2 night Accommodation at Country Hotel
*Transport & Logistics of your gear
*Water supply along the route
*All meals from dinner on the 1st night (17th Sept), until breakfast on the last day (20 Sept), except 2 x lunches at Okiep hotel
*An unforgettable and unique Namaqualand experience!
*All bookings and arrangements made by Trisport

Excludes:
*Travel to Springbok, Northern Cape
*Cultural tour and optional R400 pp
*Alcoholic Drinks
*Tips

Costs: R5500 pp sharing (Single supplement of R1000)
Cultural tour optional: R590 extra

Registration:
Limit to 20 people

Compulsory Equipment (for your own safety):
As a precaution, we would like you to carry the following compulsory equipment with you during the race. It is for your own personal safety. Please adhere to the following:

  • Cell phone
  • zip lock bag to keep phone dry
  • Space blanket
  • Small Backpack
  • Long Thermal base layer (pants and top)
  • Whistle
  • Hat
  • Emergency food
  • Headlamp
  • Water bottles
  • Sunscreen (factor 50)
  • Outer shell jacket (waterproof)
  • Small First aid kit

For all information contact Sonja : sonja@trisport.co.za

Enter/Register


Entries open 15 Aug 2020

Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be made due to Covid 19. If we have to cancel/postpone the event due to any unforeseen circumstances including Covid 19 we will transfer your entry fees to the new date

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER ANY INJURIES, ILLNESS OR CANCELLATIONS FOR ANY REASONS SUCH AS AN PANDEMIC, TERRORISM, FORCE MAJEUR.

Transfers
20% of Entry fee will be charged for any transfers for admin costs.

Route

 

 

Accommodation

Accommodation included:
2 nights at a 3 star Country hotel
1 night at the Guest house in the Canyon

Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: Please arrange your own transport to Okiep Country hotel.

Thursday:

!7H00: Meet at Okipe Country hotel
18H00: Dinner (included), Accommodation included

Friday

7H00: Breakfast and pack an small overnight bag. We will come back to Okiep hotel but stay over 1 night at the Canyon Guest house where you will cycle to.
8H00: Bike to the Canyon Guest house
12H00 to 14H00 Arrive at Guest house: Lunch (included)
18H00: Dinner by our Canyon Hosts while you relax around the bonfire and listen to the sound of some of the animals of Namaqua and experience the slow living of the nature reserve

Saturday

7H00: Breakfast at the guest house, pack so we can transport your gear
8H00: Bike back with a different route back to Okiep hotel
12H00 to 14H00 Arrive at Okiep hotel, (lunch for your own account)
18H00: Dinner and Accommodation at Okiep hotel (included)

Sunday

7H00: Breakfast,
8H00: Copper trail MTB route
12H00: Lunch (for your own account)
14H00: Good Byes or stay over at your own cost for the cultural tour the Monday

Please note:
Book your own accommodation for an extra night if you like to do the Cultural tour the next day.

Monday: 

9H00: Cultural tour – Hop on Tour

Please see info below re the cultural tour:
HOP ON TOUR

Contact:
Sonja@trisport.co.za
082 5797595

 

Details

Start:
September 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://trisport.co.za/trievent/limpopo-boutique-trail-run/

Venue

Namaqualand

Organizer

TriSport
Phone:
0825797595
Email:
sonja@trisport.co.za
Website:
trisport.co.za

Contact Info

 

Phone:    +27 (0) 82 579 7595
Email:     sonja@trisport.co.za
Postal Address:
Po Box 1232
Greatbrak River
6525

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