DAYS 1-4 : CAPE TOWN
Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
DAYS 5-6 : DIE SWARTLAND
Located just 50 kilometres outside of Cape Town, Die Swartland is known for its scenic beauty featuring majestic mountains, pristine beaches and wheat, olive, rooibos and vineyard covered farmlands. Stretching from the glistening turquoise waters of the West Coast towards the hinterland, the area is named for its rich fertile soil which turns black after the rains in winter, ‘Die Swartland’ means the ‘black land’ in Afrikaans. Visitors can sample delicious wines along the wonderful Swartland Wine Route, visit the quaint historic towns dotting the region and enjoy a wide selection of adventure activities to choose from including: cycling, mountain biking, trail running and scenic hiking trails.
DAYS 7-8 : ROUTE 62
Meandering from the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town to the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, through a series of fascinating small towns and breathtaking scenery, Route 62 is the longest Wine Route in the world. Lush greenery and fertile valleys form a stark contrast against the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo while towering mountains and their rivers and streams provide an awe-inspiring backdrop throughout. Some of the renowned attractions visitors will spot as they follow the route are the Winelands of the Breede River Valley, the majestic Swartberg Mountains, the Cango Caves and ostrich farms of Oudtshoorn, and the fruit orchards of the Langkloof Valley.
DAYS 9-11 : GARDEN ROUTE
Sandwiched between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains and the glistening Indian Ocean, this lush 200-kilometre stretch of coastal plain between Mossel Bay and Storms River Mouth provides one of the world’s most spectacular drives. Visitors typically base themselves at the heart of the Garden Route – either in Knysna, complete with its scenic lagoon; or neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, famous for its excellent beaches – and then spend a few days exploring countless surrounding attractions. Whether you are seeking pristine, uncrowded white-sand beaches, world-class golf courses, ancient forests, top-notch surf spots, extraordinary nature reserves, excellent hiking opportunities or exhilarating outdoor adventures such as bungee jumping or ziplining, the Garden Route has it all.
DAYS 12-13 : TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK
Situated along South Africa’s beautiful coast, the Tsitsikamma National Park is known for its ancient forest, pristine coastline and magnificent rivers. The Tsitsikamma National Park falls within the Garden Route National Park and encompasses a marine conservation belt which stretches five kilometres out into the ocean. It is home to diverse fauna and flora including over 9000 species of indigenous fynbos. Visitors can look forward to hiking to the Big Tree, an ancient yellowwood; and going on an exhilarating kayaking trip at Storms River Mouth, as well as a number of other activities including: cycling, swimming, ziplining, camping, snorkelling, diving, mountain biking, and sailing.
DAYS 14-16 : GARDEN ROUTE
DAYS 17-19 : DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
Set near the southernmost tip of Africa, Dehoop Nature Reserve is known for its spectacular natural scenery, excellent hiking trails and abundant wildlife. This magnificent reserve stretches over 34000 hectares of beautiful landscape covered in indigenous fynbos and inhabited by a variety of mammals including bontebok, eland, Cape mountain zebra, and baboon. The reserve also encompasses a marine section which extends for 5 kilometres into the ocean. Visitors can look forward to a wonderful selection of activities including: walking the popular 5-day Whale Trail, known as one of the best hikes in South Africa; jumping on an eco-quad bike tour and soaking up the reserve’s scenic vistas.
DAYS 20-23 : STELLENBOSCH
A blend of historical architecture, student life, epicurean delights and oak-lined avenues, Stellenbosch is a picturesque university town surrounded by mountains and vineyards. A walking tour of the town centre allows visitors to take in its beautifully preserved Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, as well as the many enticing art galleries, craft shops, clothing boutiques and gift stores, while foodies may prefer indulging in mouth-watering cuisine and fine wines at one of the chic restaurants or buzzing bistros. Stellenbosch is also the ideal base from which to explore the renowned local wine route, boasting a high proportion of the country’s leading wine estates.
|Total per Person in Single Room||GBP 2477.79|
|+ Single Room Supplement||GBP +901.53|
|Total per Person sharing Twin/Double Room||GBP 1576.26|