Cape Town & Garden Route Circular with Safari

Cape Town & Garden Route Circular with Safari

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

7 Nights 8 Days

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438

Highlights

Hotel
Knysna Waterfront
Breakfast included
Tour guide
John Benn Sunset Cruise
Game Drive
Cango Cave
Safari Ostrich Show Farm
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Private Transfers
Spier Wine Estate
Cape Winelands
Table Mountain
Table Mountain Cableway
Bo Kaap Area
Company Gardens
Cape Point
Chapman’s Peak
Cape of Good Hope Beach
Boulders Beach

Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town

On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will proceed to a COVID-19 screening before passing through customs and collecting your luggage. After passing through the arrivals terminal our guide will meet them with a signage board depicting the guest's name. The guide will assist you with their luggage and disinfect all bags before loading, thereafter temperature checks will be done and hands sanitized before you are able to enter the vehicle for their transfer to their hotel. Dinner (optional) can be enjoyed at the in-house restaurant. An early dinner in Camps Bay gives you free time to take in the vibrant atmosphere of the strip, which includes several well-known bars and other nightlife spots or to enjoy a stroll along the beachfront enjoying the sounds of the crashing waves and breathing in the fresh sea air.
Day 2

Knysna

After a leisurely breakfast and check out, you will travel to Knysna via the Garden Route passing through the spectacular landscapes of the Elgin Valley, through the picturesque town of Swellendam at the foot of the Langeberg mountains, and onwards past Mossel Bay and George. This drive will take between 5 and 6 hours, and a comfort and lunch stop will be made along the way. The next two nights will be spent here in a hotel a magical piece of paradise, tucked away in a beautiful valley on the banks of the Goukamma River. Today you will end the evening with a visit to the popular Knysna Waterfront, which boasts some boutique shops, a range of restaurants, and a superior marina. You will depart on a John Benn Sunset cruise on the lagoon, the perfect ending to this day. Dinner (optional) can be enjoyed at any one of the local restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, or back at the hotel, which makes delicious pizzas.
Day 3

Knysna

After breakfast you will depart on a full-day tour to Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the world, and is just one of the many attractions in this area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty. On arrival in the town, a visit will be made to the famous Cango Caves where you can experience a guided Heritage Tour an easy walk through the largest and most spectacular chambers of these limestone caverns, to marvel at the stalactite and stalagmite formations. The next stop is Safari Ostrich Show Farm, where you will learn more about these giant flightless birds and the history of their farming in the area. Lunch will also be enjoyed here and they cater to all dietary requirements. The last stop for the day will be to Cango Wildlife Ranch, a unique world-class facility that strives to provide wildlife conservation through education by means of various projects, initiatives, and informative guided tours. This evening dinner (optional) can be enjoyed at Rasooie Indian Restaurant which is located on a split level with an outside seating arrangement to enjoy the cheerful activities on the main street of Knysna. The food is prepared by experienced and qualified chefs from India and served with ethnic style in copper Kadai, handis, tavas, and Balti. For those not wanting an Indian meal, there are many great dinner options in Knysna.
Day 4

Albertinia

After breakfast, you will depart to the hotel set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg mountain range. Check-in at the hotel is at 14:00 but you are welcome to arrive earlier and enjoy a light lunch (optional) while taking in the views of the game reserve. Once checked into their room clients may want to stretch their legs and take time to explore the surroundings, relax by the pool, or on their own private deck. The evening safari starts between 16:00-17:00 (dependent on season) in an open Landrover with an experienced game ranger who will bring them sightings of lions, elephants, white rhino, buffalo, and cheetah. The game reserve is also home to giraffes, zebra, and numerous antelope species. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge to enjoy a complimentary refreshment around the fire at the Boma after which dinner is served in either the Boma or Serengetis Restaurant after dinner you are welcome to relax in one of the lounges in front of the roaring fire or retire to their room.
Day 5

Stellenbosch

This morning you will enjoy a warm breakfast before checking out and continuing their journey back towards the Cape Winelands and Stellenbosch, South Africa's second-oldest town, which is surrounded by vineyards and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg. En route, you will make a stop at Spier Wine Estate, one of South Africa's oldest wine farms offering a variety of activities and restaurants for you to enjoy at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel and you can enjoy a dinner at many of the local eateries (optional) which are just walking distance of your hotel.
Day 6

Cape Town

After breakfast, you will depart the Cape Winelands area and return to Cape Town via a Half day City Orientation Tour to learn all about Cape Town’s rich history and vibrant cultures. Some of the highlight stops will be the beautiful Company Gardens and the Castle of Good Hope, a historical fort that is the oldest building in the country. You will also visit the colourful Bo Kaap area, previously known as the Malay Quarter, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill this is the spiritual home of Cape Town’s Muslim community and one of Cape Town’s most popular stops for Instagrammers. We then take a trip up to Cape Town’s landmark and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Table Mountain. A 5-minute cableway ride takes you to the top of the mountain from where you will enjoy uninterrupted views over the city bowl and across the peninsula. NOTE: This activity is weather permitting and an alternative will be arranged by the guide should the cableway be closed. The remainder of the day can be spent at the hotel or at leisure at the vibrant V&A Waterfront, where clients can do some shopping, have a meal, soak up the exciting atmosphere, take a trip on the observation wheel, visit the aquarium or perhaps do the Robben Island excursion the choices are endless. Alternatively, you may want to return to their hotel and enjoy the quietness and comforts provided. In the evening you can enjoy either a local dinner or an Indian dinner (optional) at My Favor8 Restaurant in the city center. The opulent setting offers a welcome retreat to the hustle and bustle of Cape Town CBD. An early or late dinner can be arranged as per your preference before returning to their accommodation.
Day 7

Cape Town

After breakfast today you will head out for a full-day tour of the scenic Cape Peninsula travelling along the Atlantic Seaboard to Hout Bay, passing magnificent beaches and the wealthy coastal suburbs of Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandadno. From Hout Bay Harbour they have the option to proceed on a boat trip to Duiker Island (not included), to see the thousands of Cape Fur Seals living on this rocky outcrop. Hout Bay Harbour is a busy fishing harbour sure to keep them entertained and their cameras snapping. Browse for souvenirs at the Hout Bay Craft Market or take a walk on the beach and paddle their feet in the sea. The tour continues over Chapman’s Peak, known as one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world, all the way along the Peninsula to the southern tip at Cape Point. An invigorating walk takes them to the two lighthouses at the top and bottom of the headland, from where they will enjoy extraordinary views of the cliffs and the ocean below. Alternatively, they could take a short funicular ride to the top (on your own account). Take a photo down at the most south western point of the African continent at the Cape of Good Hope Beach. Lunch will be enjoyed at a seaside restaurant (on your own account) before travelling along the False Bay coastline to the Naval village of Simon’s Town. You will visit the delightful African Penguins of Boulders Beach and then the drive takes them back via Cape Town’s coastal and southern suburbs for a final stop at the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (time permitting and for own account). In the evening you can enjoy an Indian dinner (optional) at Vintage India Restaurant, at a time that is convenient for them. The Restaurants' soothing ambience is complemented by attentive service and an outstanding menu delicately planned by an executive chef from India, giving the taste of Indian culinary delights. Again, for those who would prefer to sample some local cuisine or dine at a non-Indian restaurant, this is easily arranged.
Day 8

Cape Town

After breakfast and check out you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport for their departure flight.

Package Includes

  • 1 night accommodation in Cape Town.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Knysna.
  • 1 night accommodation in Albertinia.
  • 1 night accommodation in Stellenbosch.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cape Town.
  • Daily breakfasts.
  • Breakfast and Dinner at Garden Route.
  • Private transfers.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private Airport Transfers between Cape Town International Airport and Hotel.
  • Garden Route and Cape Winelands Tours and Transfers.
  • John Benn Sunset Cruise.
  • Entrance with a standard scheduled guided tour at Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves, and Safari Ostrich Farm.
  • 1 Game Drive at Garden Route.
  • 1 Wine Tasting in Cape Winelands.
  • Return Table Mountain cableway tickets.
  • Entrance to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, Boulders Beach Penguins.

Package Excludes

  • International air ticket, domestic ticket if any, airport taxes, and Visa charges. 
  • TCS and GST are not included in the above cost and will be charged on the final amount. 
  • Meals other than those specified (if any). 
  • Lunches, dinners, and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), unless specified in the itinerary.
  • Mandatory tipping to guide/ driver per person per day, if not mentioned in the itinerary, has to be paid. 
  • City taxes/resort fees to be paid at the hotel. 
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 
  • Cost of PCR Test is not included & any medical examination will be treated as actual 
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary INCLUSIONS head. 
  • Personal charges such as laundry, phone calls, SIM cards, or room service
  • Early check-in or late check-out from hotels (unless otherwise specified).
  • Additional sightseeing, activities, and experiences outside of your itinerary.
  • Optional enhancements like room or flight upgrades, or local camera or video fees.
  • Passport fees, immunization costs, and local departure taxes (when applicable).
  • Visa and Insurances charges.

Package Information

  • Surcharges applicable for travel during peak season/block out dates/trade fairs/festivals/events.
  • Compulsory High Season surcharges and Gala Dinner charges are applicable to festive seasons and long weekends.
  • The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable.
  • Kindly note that the drivers are not guides until and unless it is mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability
  • Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability. Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Standard check-in time into the hotel is 1500 Hrs and check out at 1100 Hrs.
  • Most hotels in Europe are not air-conditioned.
  • At this point of time, no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.
  • The above price is based on a minimum of 2 Passengers travelling together.
  • The maximum number of persons (adult/child) allowed per room depends upon hotel policy.
  • The price for single occupancy is only valid if:

          – 2 adults traveling together and occupying two separate rooms.

          – Traveling as a third adult in the party occupying a separate room

  • The above price is not valid for travel during peak season/block out dates/trade fairs/festivals/events.
  • Midnight surcharges apply for transfers between 2200 hrs – 0700 hrs.
  • WIFI, Tea / Coffee making facility, etc. in the rooms cannot be guaranteed. (Supplement charges may apply for such services)
  • Meals other than those specified (if any).

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