Cape Town(2)→Garden Route(2)→Kwantu Game Reserve(2)
South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful holidaying destinations in the world. In these 8 days, experts bring you the best of South Africa with its most important and delightful tourist attractions. We design the best itinerary where you can explore :
Cutest Walk of Penguin at Boulders Beach
Endless Experience at Cape of Good Hopes
Thrilling Cable Ride at Table Mountain
Experience the Funicular Train Ride in Cape Town
Full Day Oudtshoorn Tour experience of Cango Caves, Wildlife Ranch, Ostrich Farm
Amuzed with the underground gold reef city tour
Evening Sunset John Benn Cruise in Knysna
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrival in Cape Town (India – Cape Town)
On your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, Our expert is ready to assist and guide you through the airport to your waiting vehicle that will be taking to the Capetonian Hotel where you will be spending the next 2 nights.
Cape Town is historically, culturally and visually, the most diverse, breathtakingly scenic and vibrant city you’ll have had the pleasure of visiting…and it’s here where your journey begins. Known fondly as the Mother City, Cape Town has everything for the curious traveller who enjoys the good life in all its colours and guises. From exquisite wine farms in magnificent green settings, to a long and captivating history and architecture, there’ll be little doubt in your mind why it’s voted one of the world’s finest cities to visit. On your second day in Cape Town enjoy your lovely private full day Peninsula Tour.
Day 2 – Traversing Through Cape Point
Begin your day with a sumptuous breakfast and gear up for a full day tour of Cape Point.
Our first stop is Hout Bay that was once a fishing community and is today a popular residential area. A visit here lets you relish the old world charm of the bygone era. Enjoy a half-hour cruise to “”Seal Island”” where you get a chance to see hundreds of seals huddled in one spot.
Those who don’t wish to visit the seal island, can either choose the ‘Mariners Wharf’ or the fish market ( Optional ). As we advance alongside the Indian Ocean, we take a stop at the Boulders Beach to see the Jackass penguin colony near Simonstown. African penguins here are an endangered species and witness throngs of visitors every year.
In the afternoon, we head to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, the place where two oceans meet with the cold water of the Atlantic and hot water of the Indian Ocean converge. The next destination is the most beautiful gardens in Africa, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (Sep – Apr ) / Groot Constantia wine tasting and cellar tour ( May – Aug ) . Lying beautifully at the foot of Table Mountain they are home to a wide variety of flora in the region.
After a day of great sightseeing, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 – Cape Town – Knysna | Enroute Wine Tasting Experience
Wake up in the morning and treat yourself to a filling breakfast.
Your first stop will take you on a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (If the weather permits) that will give you a panoramic view of the city and its lovely coastline.
Once you have completed the table mountain tour you will then transfer to Knysna where we will be spending the next two nights (travel approximately 6.5 hours from Cape Town to reach Knysna).
En Route enjoy a delightful wine tasting experience with a scenic vineyard , mountain view and a glass of wine to slurp.
The town is famous for its lagoon and the beautiful forest cover surrounding it. It’s a known sojourn for sailing enthusiasts and attracts throngs of tourists every year. It has lots of shops specializing in woodwork and traditional furniture. In the evening, get set for the sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon. The setting sun is a sight to behold and is a must do when in this region.
Day 4 – Full Day Tour of Oudtshoorn
Today after finishing breakfast in the morning, you proceed for a full day tour of Oudtshoorn, the largest town in the Little Karoo region. It is home to the largest ostrich population in the world. It also houses a number of specialized ostrich breeding farms, one of the famous ones being the Safari Show Farm that we will be visiting.
Here you get a chance to see thousands of ostriches and see them from incubation stage to full grown adults. You also get an opportunity to ride an ostrich here ( optional). The farm has an excellent restaurant specializing in South African Cuisine, especially ostrich meat (lunch not included in the rate). There is also a curio shop where you can buy ostrich products.
The next stop today is the Congo Caves, the Klein Karoo’s oldest and most popular attraction. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the Swartberg Mountains, they have the finest dripstone caverns, with vast halls and towering formations.
Next, we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch where you also get a chance to view animal species that inhabited the Karoo Region in older days. After an eventful day, return to your hotel and stay overnight.
Day 5 – Garden Route – Kwantu Game Reserve
After breakfast this morning we check out of Knysna Log Inn and make our way to the Kwantu Game Reserve where we will be spending the last two nights of our trip. Here, a mystical blend of nature and history awaits you. Situated in the heart a malaria free Eastern Cape on the Legendary Sidbury Plains, a Big 5 African Adventure begins where you can experience five star hospitality and enjoy the pure tranquility that the reserve has to offer.
Home to 5 of the 7 biomes, this untouched wilderness boasts a past as rich as its abundant wildlife population. On the reserve you can relax in the Day Centre overlooking a watering hole and enjoy traditional African mouth watering cuisine with a touch of spice. Luxury accommodation to suit your style is available which caters for all budgets and experiences.
Kwantu’s luxury lodges, each with double-bedroom and en suite bathroom open onto personal decks ensuring complete peace and privacy overlooking a tranquil dam. Naturally merged into the pristine landscape, each lodge exudes a traditional African charm with all the modern comforts surrounded by the mesmerizing sounds and fragrances of the beautiful bush.
Day 6 – Kwantu Game Reserve
Day to explore more wilderness at Kwantu Game Reserve
Day 7 – Depart South Africa
After Breakfast, Drive down to Port Elizabeth Airport for your flight back to India,