South African Holiday
This is a 6 days African holiday to South Africa. This South African holiday lets you embark on an indulgent, leisurely guided journey. The 6 day South African holiday combines areas of exceptional natural beauty. Your accommodation establishments here exude individual character and style. This South African holiday explores one of the richest areas for plants in the world. It visits the exquisite Cape Floral Kingdom. This is one of South Africa’s newest wine routes. You’ll be treated to the famed hospitality of the Klein Karoo. There are sighting some of the oceans most majestic creatures. The 6 day South African holiday will start from Cape Town. Your South African holiday is a set departure tour for every Monday.
Day 1: Cape Town – Hermanus (200 Kms)
Your South African holiday starts with a pick up from your hotel in Cape Town. Our safari guide will be at hand to brief you. This is followed by a departure by 0830hrs. Your 6 days South African holiday will be headed to Stellenbosch. This is to pick up fellow travelers who are on this 6 day South African holiday. You’ll enjoy a stunning coastal drive. The drive takes you to the Harold Porter National Botanical Garden. You have time to marvel at its exquisite coastal fynbos. This botanical garden is rich in Cape floral kingdom. Your South African holiday will then visit the small breeding colony of African Penguins. This visit takes you to the Stony Point. In the afternoon you’ll explore one of South Africa’s newest wine routes. Welcome to Hemel-en-Aarde which translates to ‘Heaven and Earth’. You’ll enjoy wine tasting at a boutique winery. This serves as a perfect illustration of why this region is so aptly named. Your accommodation is at Harbour Square Hotel booked on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: Hermanus – Oudtshoorn (380 Kms)
Your day on South African holiday start with an early breakfast. Outside you got the beautiful Walker Bay. This stretches out in front of the narrow coastal village of Hermanus. The unique cliff path invites you to explore on foot the charms of the area. During the months of July – November there is majestic sight of whales. This adds further enchantment to your explorations. Your South African holiday departs late morning. You’ll experience a spectacular drive through the heart of the Cape Folded Mountains. There will be a stop at Barrydale for late lunch onown account. You’ll then proceed along the scenic ‘Route 62’ towards Oudtshoorn. Check in at De Opstal Country Lodge booked on bed and breakfast.
Day 3: Oudtshoorn – Knysna (220 Kms)
Another early start on the 6 day South African holiday. This is with breakfast at your lodge. You’ll then visit the impressive Cango Caves. The caves are filled with weird and wonderful stalactite and stalagmite formations. You’ll later enjoy guided tour of an ostrich farm. This is to give you an insight into why its called the ‘feather capital of the world’. The Outeniqua Pass offers you panoramic views of the Outeniqua Mountain range. You will enjoy this as you head to George for your overnight stay. You’ll check in at Belvidere Manor on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 4: Knysna
Your day on South African holiday begins with breakfast. This will be followed by a cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon. Your destination is visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. You’ll enjoy the history and fascinating facts on the fauna and flora of the area. You’ll break for a sumptuous lunch under a canopy of Milkwood trees. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to explore Knysna. You may return to your boutique accommodation. Overnight will be at Belvidere Manor.
Day 5: Knysna – Tsitsikamma (80 Kms)
You will wake up to your breakfast on this South African holiday. This is before you set off on an ocean safari. This is done from the delightful holiday resort of Plettenberg Bay. You may view Bottlenose and Common dolphins during summer. There are seals in their natural environment at Robberg Seal colony too. During winter there are possibilities of seeing both Southern Right and Humpback whales. You can attempt the world’s highest commercial bungee jump. This is at the Bloukrans Bridge. Your arrival at the picturesque village of Storms River is late in the afternoon. You will be accommodated at Tsitsikamma Village Inn. This is booked on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 6: Tsitsikamma – Port Elizabeth (225 Kms)
Your South African holiday wakes up to a hearty breakfast. This is before you enter the Tsitsikamma National Park. You’ll head to the Storms River Mouth for unrivalled views of the Indian Ocean. There are relentless waves that crash against the rocky shores. You’ll immerse yourselves in the tranquility of the pristine forest. Your South African holiday explores one of the nature trails. You will later depart for Port Elizabeth. Your expected time of arrival is 1400hrs. End this South African holiday with a drop off at your Port Elizabeth hotel. You may proceed to the airport for your onward flight.