Charleston and  Savannah

Low Country’s Best

 Our Most Popular Tour

Five Days+/Six Nights Itinerary

Day 1

Afternoon: Check-in at the Charleston Place Hotel, renowned as Charleston’s finest hotel, your home for the next four nights. You’ll meet your hosts, Alex and Karen and other participants at 4:00pm in the lobby to learn more about your tour which will commence the next day.

Evening: Tonight enjoy dinner on your own at one of Charleston’s many fine restaurants (will share recommendations with you).

Day 2

Morning: Your tour of “The best of Charleston and Savannah”) begins after a full hot breakfast at the Palmetto Café. A guided tune-up ride through an historic area of the city to include Hampton Park and the Citadel, Pat Conroy and Alex alma mater is followed by a true southern meal – BBQ at one of the city’s top rated restaurants.

a6 Afterwards a walking tour of historic Charleston  is led by Alex, a licensed Charleston tour guide and an 11th generation South Carolinian. The two hour tour takes us down quiet streets and past historic homes and into public and private gardens, returning in time to relax and freshen up before dinner.

Evening: Tonight we enjoy an Charleston’s iconic seafood house with fresh catch of the day selections.  Afterwards, we retire to our luxurious rooms.

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2018 dates and costs / person $2,895.00

Dates in blue are available. Dates in gray are filled or no longer available.

Tour requires a minimum of four participants

April 2 – 7 ; April 9 -14 ; April 16 -21

April 23 -28; Apr.30 – May 5; 

May 14 – 19; May 21-26

Sept.17 – 22 ; Sep.24 -29; Oct.1- 6

Oct.8-13; Oct.15 -20;

Oct.22- 27 ; Nov.12 -17

Day 3

p1000068 Morning: Ater breakfast at the Palmetto Cafe, we begin our ride today as we will cycle past historic homes and to the top of the new Ravenal Bridge for a panoramic view of the harbor and city. We cruise down the bridge and onto Mount Pleasant’s waterfront park and onto Patriots Point and a close up view of the USS Yorktown, then  to the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. We continue and Sullivan’s Island and Ft. Moultrie past serene beaches, rich marshes, and striking views of the Atlantic Ocean are a treat. Group ride of 26 miles.

020 We’ll enjoy lunch at a favorite  bakery/restaurant and afterwards shuttle  to Boone Hall Plantation for a tour of America’s most photographed plantation as well as one of America’s oldest working, living plantations which has produced crops continuously for over 320 years.

Afternoon: We return to Charleston Place where you may relax at their stunning pool, spa or shop on your own.

Evening:  Enjoy on your own a delicious meal at one of Charleston’s excellent restaurants – Seafood, BBQ, Southern cuisine, Fine dining and more.

Day 4

beaufort-inn-sc Morning: After another breakfast at the Palmetto Cafe, we’ll arrive on John’s Island to view Angel Oak, an amazing Live Oak tree, with a 28 foot circumference. We start our 20 or 26 mile ride ( your choice) on Wadmalaw Island just minutes away. We’ll ride past old farms and plantations making our way to the Charleston Tea Plantation, home of the only tea grown in America. We’ll enjoy a tour of the tea factory and a trolley ride of the fields followed by a picnic featuring low country foods under the shade of the plantations Live Oaks for  a total ride of 26 miles. Afterwards, for those wishing a longer ride, and additional 9 miles is available making a total of 35 miles.

Afternoon: We return to the Charleston Place, where you may relax at the pool/spa or enjoy walking or shopping in the market area across the street from our hotel.

Evening:  This evening we walk to dinner at one of our favorite Four Star restaurants with a very creative chef serving a delicious three course meal of your choice.

Day 5

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Morning: After another fine breakfast we depart for our bicycle tour to Savannah. As we travel by van to the heart of the ACE basin (an acronym for the Ashepo, Combahee and Edisto Rivers), a quiet natural wildlife area we’ll enjoy beautiful low country scenery on  a bicycle ride of 25 miles followed by lunch in a small country town. On the way to Savannah by van, we’ll  stop at the photogenic ruins of Old Sheldon Prince Williams Parish and the town of Beaufort. Bicycle ride of a 25 miles.

Afternoon: We arrive in the charming city of Savannah and our centrally located home for the next two nights, The Presidents Quarters Inn, a beautiful  historic property.

Evening: Tonight we enjoy dining in a nearby bistro very popular with locals.

Day 6

wavinggirl1 Morning:We start our morning with another delicious breakfast followed by bicycle cruise through most of  Savannah’s unique squares , then on to Wormsloe Plantation and its majestic mile and a half grand avenue of moss draped Live Oaks and next it’s back to Savannah for a true family style Southern mid -day meal at the famous Mrs. Wilkes dining room.

Afternoon: Relax, shop or walk through the squares, each has its own identity with informative historical markers.

Evening: Tonight we walk to one of our favorite Savannah restaurants, its great food and atmosphere has garnered a strong following and an excellent reputation.

Day 7

Morning: We enjoy an early morning breakfast at our Inn before leaving and driving either to the Savannah or Charleston airport and saying farewell.

164 Market St Ste 104, Charleston, SC 29401, Phone: 1-800-408-1830 or 843-881-9878
            alex@charlestonbicycletours.com    www.charlestonbicycletours.com