10 Days JHB-Cape Town via Garden Route Tour – R 12 500 pps

Taking its name from the endless landscapes of lush, green vegetation, the Garden Route offers the best of the Cape’s natural splendour. With the Indian Ocean, forests, nature reserves, rivers and many other beautiful habitats to explore.
The Garden Route has plenty of sights to see and activities to experience. The route from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town will cut across the desert region of the Karoo, the vast river panes and green valleys of the Knysna and Tsitsikamma region, to the quaint sea side town and harbour villages where time seems to stop.
Tour Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in 3 Star hotels and guest houses
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Boat Ride in Gariep Dam;
  • Braai in Gariep Dam;
  • Segway tours in Tsitsikamma;
  • Robben Island;
  • Table mountain;
  • Tours (Capetown city, Winelands and Peninsular)
  • Air-conditioned vehicles

Optional Activities not included:

  • Canopy tour in Tsitsikama
  • River rafting in Tsitsikama
  • Bungy Jumping at Bloukrans bridge
  • Cango caves and ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn
  • Quad bikes

Tour Dates
21-30 November 2017
19-28 April 2019
09-18 August 2019
20-29 October 2019

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Day 1: Gariep Dam

 

Our first stop over will be in Gariep, which is 585km from Johannesburg and about 190km from Bloemfontein in the Free State. The Gariep Dam area is known for its quiet and relaxed atmosphere fresh air and beautiful stars at night. It is a key attraction with tourists all over South Africa and the focus is on water sport and nature. Gariep Dam is the biggest Dam in South Africa and attracts fishing enthusiasts and boat lovers. It is surrounded by nature reserves with wildlife running on open plains. Port Elizabeth, called “friendly city” is situated at the beginning of the garden route.

Day 2: Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth or The Bay is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km east of Cape Town and 1050 from Johannesburg. Port Elizabeth, called “friendly city” is situated at the beginning of the garden route.

  • Port Elizabeth City Tour
  • Visit The Dunkin Memorial

 

 

Day 3:Tsitsikamma / Plettenberg Bay

 

Tsitsikamma is an area characterised by large tracts of indigenous forests, deep river gorges and magnificent coastlines. We will also visit Tsitsikama Canopy tours and Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump. Other activities will be in the below areas:

  • Natures Valley
  • Monkeyland & Birds Of Eden (Optional)
  • Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve
  • Plettenberg Bay

Day 4: Knysna/ Leisure

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Day at leisure in Knysna and a trip to Brenton on sea

 

 

 

Day 5: Mossel Bay/ Leisure

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Tour Highlights

  • Seal Island, which is 2 km from the harbor.
  • Whale Route
  • Leisure

Day 6: Cape Town City Tour/ Leisure

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 Tour Highlights

  • South African Museum
  • Parliament Buildings
  • City Hall & Castle Of Good Hope
  • Malay Quarter/ Bo-Kaap
  • Green Market Square
  • Signal Hill
  • Camps Bay & Clifton
  • Diamond Factory Tour (Optional)
  • Bloubergstrand beach
  • Waterfront (V&A)

 

Day 7: Robben Island/ Full day Wine lands Tour<

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Tour Highlights

  • The Stellenbosch winelands- (Tour duration- 1h 45min)
  • Franschhoek- (Tour duration- 2hours)
  • Drakenstein Prison- (Tour Duration- 10 mins)
  • Paarl- (Tour Duration- 1 Hour)
  • Robben Island

 

Day 8: Table Mountain/Cape Peninsula

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Tour Highlights

  • The Stellenbosch winelands- (Tour duration- 1h 45min)
  • Franschhoek- (Tour duration- 2hours)
  • Drakenstein Prison- (Tour Duration- 10 mins)
  • Paarl- (Tour Duration- 1 Hour)
  • Robben Island

 

Day 9: Depart for Johannesburg
Sleep over in Carlsberg
Day 10: Arrival in Johannesburg/Pretoria

TRAVEL TO SOUTH AFRICA

  • ClimateSouth Africa has large variations in climate. While Cape Town and the surrounding Western Cape have a Mediterranean climate, the Garden Routehas year round rainfall, The inland Karoo is largely arid while the East Coast is hot and humid. The Northern Escarpment attracts summer thunderstorms. /a>
  • ClothingClothing should be cool and light in summer and warm in winter. it is preferable to dress in layers, so that warm clothes can be shed as the temperature can change rapidly in certain regionsz
  • LanguagesThere are 11 official languages in south Africa, although English and Afrikaans are the most widely spoken. Twenty – Three percent speak Zulu and 17% Xhosa.
  • HealthAnti Malaria precautions should be taken when traveling to Northern and Eastern parts. Tick bites fever in areas where there is long grass. Other than a certificate of inoculation for traveling from a yellow fever area, no other inoculations are compulsory.

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