Aerial view of the Knysna Garden Route
Aerial view of the Knysna Garden Route
V & A waterfront, the Garden Route, Robben Island and Penguins on Boulders Beach, Cape Town
V & A waterfront, the Garden Route, Robben Island and Penguins on Boulders Beach, Cape Town
The Garden Route & Congo Caves
The Garden Route & Congo Caves
Eastern Cape Safari
Eastern Cape Safari
Plattenburg Bay, Table Mountain cable car & South African safari
Plattenburg Bay, Table Mountain cable car & South African safari

Cape Town, Garden Route and Eastern Cape Safari

8 nights from £2,129 per person Including Flights

Overview

This itinerary is based on 3 nights’ accommodation in Cape Town with breakfast, 1 nights accommodation in Franschhoek with breakfast, 2 nights’ accommodation on the Garden Route with breakfast, and 2 nights’ accommodation in Eastern Cape with full board and Game Drives included, but can be tailormade to suit your needs.

South Africa is brimming with natural splendour, and this wonderful eight-night adventure takes you on an exploration of this country's most impressive and breath-taking scenery.

Starting in Cape Town, you'll have the chance to discover the city's brilliant attractions, including Table Mountain, Robben Island, and the adorable penguins on Boulders Beach. Next, you'll drive to Franschhoek, before driving through the Garden Route to explore the charming town of Plettenberg Bay. Ending at the Amakhala Game Reserve for a couple of days of exciting safari (FM).

  • Spend a few days exploring Cape Town, stopping by iconic attractions and enjoying the coast
  • Drive to Franschhoek, the culinary capital of South Africa
  • Drive along the Garden Route, including a stay in beautiful Plettenberg Bay
  • Encounter incredible wildlife during your game drives at Amakhala Game Reserve
Whats included?
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  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Cape Town


Fly overnight into the coastal city of Cape Town, on arrival collect your car, drive the short distance through the city centre and check into your selected hotel on the oceanfront. Spend the rest of your day at leisure exploring your surroundings, take a trip down to the lively V & A waterfront harbour side, do a sightseeing bus tour or ride the cable car up the mountain and admire the spectacular panoramic views.
Overnight: The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town (Breakfast included)

Day 2

Cape Town


You have the full day to explore today, giving you plenty of time to explore the city and perhaps take a trip over to Robben Island, visiting the historic prison island that once held Nelson Mandela.
Overnight: The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town (Breakfast included)

Day 3

Cape Town


Drive along the coast today, admiring the beautiful views and stopping off at the Cape of Good Hope, the most South-Western point of the African continent. Driving back up along the coastline you can stop at Boulders Beach for lunch, picnics are recommended here and of course you can see the wonderful penguin colony here learning more about Africa’s unique penguins.
Overnight: The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town (Breakfast included)

Day 4

Franschhoek


Check out of your hotel this morning and take a short drive to Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. You will have plenty of time to visit a winerary as well as sample the world class cuisine that this enchanting town has to offer.
Overnight: Franschhoek Boutique Hotel (Breakfast included)

Day 5

Garden Route – Plettenberg Bay


Check out of your hotel this morning and spend the morning driving over to the beautiful seaside town of Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route, arriving just in time for lunch. You’ll have the afternoon at leisure exploring your surroundings.
Overnight: The Robberg Beach Lodge, Plettenberg Bay (Breakfast included)

Day 6

Garden Route - Plettenberg Bay


Today you have a full day to embrace the natural wonders here from the lakes and rivers to stunning coastlines and native forests, you can cruise the lagoon on a ferry, explore the forest by foot, mountain bike or non-motorised scooter or take a 2 hours’ drive to visit the cool Cango Caves in Outdshoorn before trying out one of the local restaurants.
Overnight: The Robberg Beach Lodge, Plettenberg Bay (Breakfast included)

Day 7-9

Eastern Cape Safari


On day 7 you will take the 3.5 hours’ drive over to the Amakhala Game Reserve located just past the city of Port Elizabeth. Check into your Game Lodge where you will stay for the next two nights and take the opportunity to view the amazing wildlife here, home to the Big Five as well as giraffes, hippo, zebra, antelope, red-hartebeest, springbok and many more.
You’ll have two Game Drive Activities included in your stay as well as all your meals and drinks (excluding Premium Brand Beverages and cigars)
Overnight: Amakhala Hlosi Game Lodge, Luxury Suite, Eastern Cape (Full board with Game Drives included)

  • International flights
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Cape Town with breakfast
  • 1 nights' accommodation in Franschhoek with breakfast
  • 2 nights’ accommodation on the Garden Route with breakfast
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Eastern Cape with full board and Game Drives included
  • Car hire throughout - pick up in Cape Town and return to Port Elizabeth post Safari

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