Package Tour - Cape Spectacular Tour
Categories: Adventure / Big 5 / Cruise / Cultural / Landmark / Wildlife / Wine
A "Done It All" tour covering from Cape Town to the Wild Coast in 10 full days and nights. Destinations include: Cape Town in Western Province through to Eastern Province via Garden Route to "Wild Coast" Including 3 days and 3 nights Safari in top Eastern Cape Game Reserves.
At a Glance
Day 1: Cape Town to Franschhoek
Leisure drive out of Cape Town along Wine Route “R62”, stopping at wine estates, and having lunch at an estate, proceed through valley winelands of Worcester Stellenbosch and Franschhoek where we spend our first night D/B/B. Experience top “Cuisine” several of the Restaurants rated “Top 30” in S.A. the “Gourmet Capital of South Africa.
Day 2: Franschhoek to Oudtshoorn
After breakfast head for Oudtshoorn via Montagu, Barrydale and Calitzdorp Enjoy the ultimate ostrich “Experience” when visiting show farm, followed by the spectacular “Cango Caves”. Seeing massive veils of stalactites and candle like formations from millions of years of dripping water. Overnight at the foot of the Swartberg mountains in Oudtshoorn.
Day 3: Oudtshoorn to Knysna
A scenic drive over the Outeniqua Pass to George situated in the heart of the “Cape Floral Kingdom” where you board the “Outeniqua Choo Tjoe” for unique steam train journey along the coast to Knysna. Explore lush forests, Garden of Eden and end off glorious day in Africa with Sunset cruise and dinner on Paddle Cruiser on Knysna Lagoon.
Day 4: Knysna
After breakfast visit Knysna Heads the most striking ecological feature along the SA coastline, do a canopy tour in the Tsitsikamma Forests visit “Big Tree” and Tsitsikamma Marine Park.
Day 5: Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Storms River, worlds highest bungee jump Plettenberg Bay, Natures Valley and “Monkeyland” 23ha forest full of international primates, proceed to Port Elizabeth where we will Overnight on beachfront, and have a “Seafood Extravaganza” at harbour restaurant.
Overnight: Port Elizabeth
Day 6: Port Elizabeth to Addo Elephant Park
Depart Port Elizabeth for Addo Elephant Park, 4 hour guided game drive. “Sunset “drive in open jeeps, supper at Park Restaurant. Overnight in thatched chalets overlooking “floodlit” waterhole.
Overnight: Addo Elephant Park
Day 7: Addo Elephant Park
Breakfast at Park Restaurant, depart for Zuurberg Mountains to “Elephant Back Safari”. Ride and interact having lunch at waterhole whilst they swim. Book into a Private Game Reserve. 4hr guided game drive in open jeeps, sunset drive for lion, supper on open fires in lapa.
Overnight: Private Game Reserve
Day 8: Addo Elephant Park to Fish River
Early morning game drive for lion followed by breakfast, after departing for “Mvubu” via Frontier Country. Arrive Mvubu in the Great Fish River Reserve, late afternoon game drive followed by BBQ and a night drive at 7.00pm for “nocturnal game” accompanied by armed rangers.
Overnight: Mvubu Lodge
Day 9: Fish River to East London
Early morning Hippo and Rhino Walk along banks of the Great Fish River, accompanied by armed rangers, late breakfast and last game drive on way out to East London. Arrive Fish Eagle Manor, safari styled lodge on banks of Nahoon River, lunch and leisure, late afternoon go “Jikeleza Route” Wild Coast to “Inkenkwezi” Private game reserve, 4 hr drive with rangers in open Jeeps, supper in “lapa”.
Overnight: Fish Eagle Manor
Day 10: East London
After full “English Breakfast” depart for Wild Coast crossing the Great Kei River on floating Pontoon, echo trail and birding hike plus boat ride through “Mangrove Swamps”to the “Gates” waterfalls, lunch on deck overlooking white beaches and the blue Indian Ocean, beach Hike to “Shipwrecks” and return to “Fish Eagle Manor” end another glorious day in Africa with a Seafood extravaganza at East London top seafood venue.
Overnight: Fish Eagle Manor
Day 11: East London to Cape Town or Johannesburg
Full English breakfast, and depart by air either to Cape Town or Johannesburg to connect to International flights home.