5 Day Self Guided Road Cycle Tour Christchurch to Queenstown
Tour Code: SG003
Hop aboard the TranzAlpine for a scenic journey across the Alps, before settling into the saddle and racing the twists and turns of one of the best coastal roads in the world.
Transalpine Train journey, Alps crossing, Westcoast rainforest, glaciers and great riding.
Tour Route Map
This tour covers the Westcoast in record time, utilising the Tranzalpine to cross the Alps and then racing down the coast. One easy warm up day then three long days and a moderate/easy day to finish. Suitable for the fitter, more experienced cyclist. You get all the same sights as on the longer tour but more cycling!
Avanti Giro F2 light touring bike, helmet, computer, rear panniers and full repair gear. Detailed map and route information. You will need to organise and pay for your own train ticket. Upgrade to the Surly Long Haul Trucker touring bike for an additional $120. Upgrade to a Garmin Edge 810 GPS computer for an additional $100. The Garmin is among the best computers on the market and will come pre-loaded with day-to-day route navigation to follow, and with live tracking you can even share your amazing riding experience to your friends and family!
The Detail Stuff
No. of Days:5
Kms Per Day:40 - 145
Grade:4 – Difficult
Accommodation:Not Included. Camping, Backpacker and Hotel options supplied