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K2C-Cycletour (2019)

Guided single-stage MTB route through Big-5 Game reserves

Also in Limpopo, South Africa

Mountain Biking Severe

93 km
936 m
846 m
6-7 hrs
Low Point
466 m
High Point
695 m
K2C-Cycletour (2019) Map

This is a popular mountain biking route which is generally considered to be severe. It's extremely remote, it features high exposure and is typically done in undefined. From a low point of 466 m to the maximum altitude of 695 m, the route covers 93 km, 936 vertical metres of ascent and 846 vertical metres of descent.


93km MTB ride through Timbavati, Thornybush, Kapama & Blue Canyon Game reserves ending at Swadini in the Blyde River Canyon (2019 route)



Widely variable, narrow trail tread with steeper grades and unavoidable obstacles of 15in/38cm tall or less. Obstacles may include unavoidable bridges 24in/61cm wide or less, large rocks, gravel, difficult root sections, and more. Ideal for advanced-level riders.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.


4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

in undefined


  • Picturesque
  • Singletrack
  • In the forest
  • Road sections
  • Drops
  • Roots
  • Rock Rolls
  • Rock Slabs