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Pedal to the medal with one of these bike tours

In countries across the globe, cycling tours are becoming de rigueur as the way to experience local cultures and see international landscapes. Many even offer luxe accommodations, including a professional on-the-go chef. To help you on your trip-planning way, tracked down the top four tours available to cyclists worldwide.

Tour D'Afrique

Tour d’Afrique

For years, this company has offered cyclists the opportunity to experience Africa in a way no other tour company can: from the back of a bike. On their flagship tour, Tour d’Afrique, participants cycle over 7,500 miles, from Cairo to Cape Town, over a four-month period. The organization is also offering their first coast-to-coast North American biking experience, which traverses parts of the United States and Canada.


The journey takes just over three months and participants will average about 106 kilometres per day. An executive chef will be on hand to whip up deliciously cooked meals for you on a daily basis.


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Remote Outback Cycling [ROC] Tours Australia

In operation since 1993, this bike tour company combines cycling with four-wheel driving to optimize how much of the continent travellers can see — from north to south and east to west. On top of the cycling, each tour is sure to include swimming in gorges, kayaking, aboriginal art, breathtaking landscapes and food cooked under starry Outback skies. Travellers can pick between routes that will take them through the lush rainforest of the Daintree or the red sands of the Simpson Desert.

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