Cape Town, Garden Route & Eastern Cape
A wonderful introduction to South Africa, visiting the popular must-see places.
3 nights Cape Town - 3 nights Garden Route (based on group departure with other guests) -
1 night Port Elizabeth - 2 nights Eastern Cape
Departure from UK - every Thursday
Fly to Cape Town.
Days 2-4 Cape Town
Day 5 Prince Albert
Depart through the picturesque Hex River
Valley, considered to be the biggest
producer of table grapes in South Africa.
Continue to Matjiesfontein, the entire
village was declared a National Heritage Site
in 1975 and is today a charming, beautifully
restored throwback to the late Victorian era.
Onward to Prince Albert, known for its sunripened
fresh and dried fruit, vineyards,
olives and local cheese.
Overnight: Swartberg Hotel or similar
Day 6 Oudtshoorn
After breakfast (time permitting),
opportunity to sample some of the locally
produced olives before travelling through
the spectacular Meiringspoort Pass and
Waterfall, part of a UNESCO World Heritage
Site. Travel through the winding roads of the
Swartberg Mountains to the quaint Little
Karoo village of De Rust. Continue to
Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world
and home to the spectacular limestone
caverns of the Cango Caves. Enjoy a wine
tasting at a local wine estate before setting
off on a tour of the Cango Caves. Afternoon,
visit an ostrich farm for a guided tour.
Overnight : La Plume Guesthouse
Day 7 Knysna
Travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George.
Continue via Wilderness, an attractive
holiday resort, to Knysna, known as the
oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the
banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of
the Garden Route. Enjoy a lagoon cruise to
the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where you
can take a trailer ride to the top of the
Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of
the town and lagoon, returning for lunch
under the milkwood trees. Afternoon at
Overnight: Rex Hotel or similar
Day 8 Port Elizabeth
Depart along the Tsitsikamma Forest to Port
Elizabeth, known as the 'friendly city'. The
tour ends on arrival in Port Elizabeth.
Overnight : The Beach Hotel
Days 9-10 Eastern Cape
Depart for the Addo Elephant National Park.
Stay at the Kuzuko Lodge, situated on the
malaria-free private concession of the Addo
Elephant National Park, for the next 2
nights. Your stay includes all meals, local
beverages and two activities per full day.
Daily activity includes: Morning and
afternoon game drives. From 1 Jan to 30
April and 1 Sep to 31 Dec you can visit the
bushman painting exploration walk instead
of a morning or afternoon game drive.
Overnight : Kuzuko Lodge
Day 11 Depart
Fly back home.