NMSA 705 - The Fabulous Garden Route - 3 Nights
Day 1 Garden Route
Depart for the historic town of Stellenbosch for wine tasting and
a tour. After lunch in Franschhoeck continue via Grabouw and Elgin
to the coastal haven of Kleinmond. Overnight: Beach House or similar.
Day 2 Garden Route
Depart for Swellendam, and then over the Tradouw pass to Oudtshoorn.
Lunch at an Ostrich Farm and then visit the Crocodile Farm. Overnight:
Eight Bells Mountain Inn.
Day 3 Garden Route
Drive to George and board the Outeniqua Choo-tjoe stream train to
Knysna. After lunch continue via primaeval forests to Plettenberg
Bay. Overnight: Crescent Country House.
Day 4 Port Elizabeth
Travel via the Tsitsikamma forest, with lunch at the coastal park
and then on to Part Elizabeth for a brief city tour before arriving
at the airport at approximately 6.00pm.
NMSA 707 - Garden Route Tour from Cape Town
- 3 Nights
Day 1 Oudtshoorn
Depart heading East before reaching Worcester the ‘fruit basket’ of
the cape. Carry on to Swellendam and then the Sandstone Folded Mountain
ranges of Tradouw and Huis River Passes. Then enter the ever-changing
semi desert region of the little karoo before reaching the Ostrich
capital of Oudtshoorn. Overnight: Queens Hotel – Oudsthoorn.
Day 2 George
After breakfast visit the Cango Caves and then via Prince Alfred in
the great Karoo, Meiringspoort (weather permitting) through Oudshoorn
to the Garden Route via the Oueteniqua Mountains passing the lake
District before reaching Knysna. Overnight: Knysna Quays Hotel.
Day 3 Knysna – George
After breakfast travel to the indigenous forest of the Tsitsikamma
and then via the passes of Bloukrans and Swartriver returning via
the millionaire’s playground of Plettenberg Bay to Mossel Bay and
the ‘Post Office Tree’ Continue to the hotel situated at the edge
of the estuary. Overnight: Breede River Lodge Fort Beaufort.
Day 4 Cape Town
The final day begins with the crossing of the Breede River by ferry
and travel the coastal route through the wheat fields of the Overberg
and the spectacular False Bay coastline back to Cape Town arriving
at a proximately 5.00 pm.
NMSA 711 - Kruger National Park Tour - 4 Nights
Daily from Cape Town
Day 1 Sun City
Transfer from your Cape Town Hotel to the airport for the direct flight
to Sun City. On arrival you are transferred the short distance to
the magnificent Lost City complex. Enjoy the many leisure and sporting
activities on offer. Overnight: The palace Hotel.
Day 2 Sun City
This fantasy resort offers exceptional leisure facilities; enjoy golf
on one of two superb courses, or else play squash, tennis bowls, ten-pin
bowling, surf the waves or try the extreme excitement of the waterslides-take
in a Las Vegas style extravaganza show, try your luck at the Casino,
or relax in one of many excellent bars that do not complex. Overnight:
The Palace Hotel.
Day 3 Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Mid-morning you are transferred to the Sun City airport for your flight
into Shukkuza (airport tax is payable directly on arrival) in the
heart of bushveld. Here you are met and taken through rural villages
to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and Inyati Private Game Lodge. You
arrive in to freshen up before your afternoon game viewing experience.
Game activities are by open safari Vehicle accompanied by your expert
game ranger and shangaan tracker. Animals that can be seen include
the big five of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and Cape buffalo the
reserve also abounds with many species of antelope and exceptional
birdlife. Returning to your lodge after dark, dinner is experienced
in the open air Boma. Overnight:Inyati Lodge
Day 4 Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Twice today you will head off into the bush in search of wildlife,
with enough quality time in between to enable you to completely relax
and enjoy your surroundings. Overnight: Inyati Lodge.
Day 5 Johannesburg
After a final game drive and a leisurely breakfast you once again
return to Shukuza airport for the flight back to Johannesburg where
the tour ends on arrival at Johannesburg Airport.
NB: It is possible to package this itinerary with
any of the superb Private Game Lodges in the Sabi Sands region of
the Mpumalanga Bushveld.