Desert Knights Tour Overview
Day 1 Registration in Sendelingsdrift (RSA) or Hobas (Namibia). 35 kms cycle from Hobas Campsite to the Fish River Canyon
Day 2 Morning guided hikes along the Canyon or to Zebra pools. 68 kms cycle from Hobas to the Ai Ais Hotsprings Resort.
Day 3 Morning at leisure in the hot springs or in the large outside pool. 59 kms cycle from Ai Ais to the spectacular Gamkab Canyon.
Day 4 Optional cycle of 13 kms or transfer to Orange River for 20kms kayak to De Hoop.
Day 5 Morning guided hike or at leisure on the banks of the Orange River. 38 kms cycle from De Hoop to Hakkiesdoring as the full moon rises.
Day 6 Early departure for final 67 kms leg to Sendelingsdrift. Evening farewell function.
Day 7 Departure from the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.
2017 Tour Fee N$/R 15,000 includes
All meals, beverages and drinks (including beer and wine), camping and park entrance fees for the duration of the 7 day/6 night tour.
A tent with a mattress (larger tents available for sharing couples).
Support along the cycling route, including paramedic back-up, water and food stations along the route, cycling guides and mechanical back-up and transport of bikes where necessary.
Additional guided activities including hikes, scenic drives and full day kayak on the Orange River.
A large Desert Knights gear bag, t-shirt, hat and cycling water bottle.
Non-cycling participants are welcome - full tour fee applies.
A deposit of N$/R 5,000 is payable to secure your entry. Entries will be confirmed on a first come first served basis.
75% of deposit is refunded if cancelled by 31 January 2017 (Tour 1) and 30 June 2017 (Tour 2).
Deposit payments can be rolled over for future events, if organisers are notified of postponement of tour entry by 31 January 2017 (Tour 1) and 30 June 2017 (Tour 2).
50% of full tour fee is refunded if cancelled by 28 February 2017 (Tour 1) and 31 July 2017 (Tour 2).
No refund will be paid if cancellation is received after 1 March 2017 (Tour 1) and 1 August 2017 (Tour 2).
No refund will be considered for entries that have been rolled over.