We are adventure travellers and we’ll grab any excuse to throw on our all weather gear and get outdoors.
However we’re used to four wheeled adventures, not those which require powerful leg muscles and just two wheels.
Our guest author series has offered us an insight into travel from the perspective of some fascinating fellow explorers and our recent piece by Kathleen, entitled My Two Wheeled Trip sparked a conversation which finished with some additional adventures finding their way onto our bucket list!
We’ve decided that two wheeled travel is something we’re keen to try, so we’ve compiled our own two wheeled trip cycling bucket list!
Immerse Yourself in the Colours of Cuba.
Cuba has remained a pulsating hub of culture despite its turbulent past and famed exile community.
The Guaniguanico and El Rosario mountain ranges offer a unique destination for a two wheeled adventure.The colourful scenic vistas will leave you breathless as you peddle past tobacco plantations and animated villages.
Join G Adventures on this 8 day tour and explore the palm tree lined beaches, azure waters and lush landscapes on a side of the island visitors rarely discover.
Home to some of the world’s best cycling routes South Africa is bursting with vibrant landscapes.
Explore Drakensberg mountains’ ‘Barrier of Spears’, the highest peaks in the country littered with mountain passes, waterfalls and panoramic vistas. The roads are lined with canyons and lush rainforests and the country has a wealth of landscapes to satisfy every explorer.
Take some time to witness the majesty of the animals of the Kruger National Park, one of the world’s most notable big game reserves and soak up the superb countryside over the course of this 12 day itinerary.
The highest paved road through Pakistan, China & Kyrgyzstan the Karakoram Highway offers cyclists a spectacular but challenging ride.
Sample the contrasting cultures of these neighbouring Asian nations and witness the natural splendour of this challenging route. Spend your days cycling in the shadows of snow capped mountains and your evenings camped in traditional yurts.
Marvel at the world’s largest non-polar glaciers and meet semi nomadic horseman tending their herds on the distinctive wide open plains and grass clad hills of Kyrgyzstan.
Known world wide for its spectacular scenery New Zealand’s south island has featured in many Hollywood blockbusters over the years and offers cyclists a remarkable landscape to explore.
Peddle through the Alps to Otira Gorge and Punakaiki where the famed Pancake Rocks and coastal blow holes offer a taste of the natural wonders on show. Follow the rain forest clad western coast south through fiords and cavernous valley.
Take time out from cycling to hike across glaciers and swim in glacial lakes before riding out to Wanaka and Queenstown to soak in the scenic mountain views.