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On the Grand Tour we currently ride a bike that needs no introduction! the original globe trotter that is the BMW R1200/1250/ 850 GS although we are trailing triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro for the 2023/24 season. our fleet is supplied by our Partners and is meticulously maintained to the highest of standards. The Fleet is replaced each year so you can rest assured the bikes are in Adventure ready condition at all times!
The Grand Tour the Adventure of a lifetime! but as the saying goes "you don't get something for nothing" there will be long Hot Days on the bike, there may be challenging obstacles for us to overcome but will there be one hell of an adventure? ABSOLUTLEY
On The Grand Tour You will be riding over 3500 miles through Five Countries encountering many vibrant cultures and experiencing all this wonderful continent has to offer! the Majority of our riding in South Africa, Namibia & Botswana will be on paved roads in excellent condition. Zambia and Zimbabwe are where we will experience roads that have been "neglected" and there will be a number of sections throughout the Tour that are "off - Road" to lodges etc. the Road to Fish River Canyon is Gravel but it well "groomed". Off -Road Experience is not necessary to complete this tour but may make your experience more pleasurable.
We Try where possible to offer the most authentic experiences to our guests. our Accommodation has been carefully selected for its Authenticity, cleanliness and overall guest experience.
The Temperature varies wildly on this tour as you would expect given your riding from the coast to the Kalahari! Temperatures range from 15 to 40+ Degrees!
Helmets are Mandatory on all of our Tours Regardless of Local Law's! as are protective clothing such as padded jackets, Good Quality pair of gloves and boots or sturdy walking shoes. because of the Heat we recommend well ventilated garments and goggles/glasses to combat the dust.
Your Passport must be valid for at least six months from date of entry. Visas will be obtained at the boarders on this tour but please check if your country is required to obtain a visa for South Africa.
An International Driving License is required.
The UK Government website recommends that you check and complete the standard vaccinations according to the current vaccination mandate. Go to the GOV website and inform yourself in good time.
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