The home of some of the world’s most ancient civilizations, and the epicenter of numerous world religions, Israel and Jordan are both naturally beautiful and culturally rich places. On one of our Africa + Middle East bike tours, explore the desert by camel or the roads of ancient cities. And where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet lies one of the most stunning places in the world: South Africa. Cycle from the staggering Table Mountain to the lush wine country of Stellenbosch.
Destinations In Africa + Middle East
IsraelView All Dates
On the banks of the Mediterranean and Red Seas in the heart of the Middle East, Israel is the heartbeat of numerous world religions. Its stunning beaches, awe-inspiring deserts, and countless historical sites and artifacts make it a destination with irresistible appeal for people from all walks of life. It is both a beautiful and fascinating place to visit and experience from the seat of a bike. From Jerusalem’s iconic Western Wall to the West Bank, the waters of the Dead Sea to Golan Heights, it is full of wonder. And its cuisine packs a punch as well, featuring Mediterranean staples like falafel, hummus, dates, halva, and refreshing Israeli salads. Pair them with wines from ancient vines, as well as strong Israeli coffee and herbal teas.
JordanView All Dates
Jordan is a stunning desert nation in the heart of the Middle East, bordering Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Syria. This ancient land is known for vast stretches of golden desert, rock-cut buildings in the city of Petra, the shores of the Dead Sea, and ancient settlements of the Fertile Crescent. Cycling along from one historic site to another is like a trip through the history of mankind. Eat refreshing and local cuisine, from Bedouin zarb (meat and vegetables cooked under the desert sand), meze, mensaf (stewed lamb in yogurt sauce), makloubat (chicken with cardamom, nutmeg, and allspice), and baklava (honey-drizzled, nut-filled pastries).
MoroccoView All Dates
Welcome to Morocco. Welcome to Africa. This country will amaze you with its energy, color, culture, views, and versatility. You can hike through lush forests in a cool climate in the morning and drink Moroccan mint tea on the edge of the desert by late afternoon. The landscapes are all different and mesmerizing wherever you go and you’ll be exploring them all by the saddle of your bike. Wake up one morning in your luxurious accommodations overlooking a gorgeous valley and escape it all to the foothills of the Atlas where you are more likely to see 3 times as many shepherds, their flocks and donkeys than any automobile. Utter tranquility combined with untouched beauty accompanied by delicious meals and incredible accommodations.