Package Tour - Karoo Call of the Wild
Categories: Archaeology / City / Countryside / Heritage / Historical / Sightseeing / Wildlife
“Give us one day and we will give you 240 million years!” Visit the area where dinosaurs once walked and a private museum with hundreds of fossils, plus a national monument of geological and scenic significance. The cathedral of mountains at the valley of desolation. Overnight in historical Drostdy Inn in the oldest town of the Eastern Cape, Graaff-Reinet. Stargazing here is a must where you can almost touch the Milky Way surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains in the plains of Camdeboo.
At a Glance
Day 1: Port Elizabeth to Graaff-Reinet
Leave Port Elizabeth for Graaff-Reinet. View historical Fossil sights and private museum. Visit Helen Martins Owl House in Nieu-Bethesda. Return to “Valley of Desolation “at sunset. Overnight at Historical Drostdy Inn in Graaff-Reinet (Converted Slave Quarters).
Overnight: Drostdy Inn, Graff-Reinet
Day 2: Graaff-Reinet to Samara Private Game Reserve
After breakfast explore the historical town of Graaff-Reinet. From here proceed to Samara Private Game Reserve 70 000 acres of pristine Karoo biome surrounded by outstanding herds of wildlife.
Overnight at Colonial up market Safari Lodge where you will view the starry skies with a Milky Way you can almost touch.
Overnight: Samara Private Game Reserve
Day 3: Samara Private Game Reserve to Port Elizabeth
Early morning game drive followed by brunch. Experience the dynamic wildlife and humbling experience standing a few feet from untamed cheetah in the wild. View various species of wildlife including buffalo, rino, giraffe eland etc.
After lunch return to Port Elizabeth to arrive 5pm.