The Cango caves
Spectacular only begins to describe these caves which have been developing for 20 million years!
Addo Elephant National Park
A beautiful park and a well kept secret. Come and meet the flaura and fauna that live in harmony with the elephants
A walk in the Drakensbergs will remind you just how varied this wonderful country is!
CAPE TOWN - STELLENBOSCH Leaving the mother city of Cape Town behind, we drive to Stellenbosch to the Spier Wine Estate where we visit the Cheetah Breeding Centre before some excellent wine tasting a little later in the day. On clear days the magnificent mountain scenery makes for a memorable first day. On arrival at our accommodation stop for the night, your guides will brief you on what to expect from the days ahead.
Optional Activity: Dining Out Stellenbosch: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellenbosch
ROUTE 62 - OUDTSHOORN Today we travel along the famous Route 62 towards Oudtshoorn and, time permitting, stop at Ronnie’s Sex Shop, not a sex shop at all, but a rather interesting country pub… We take a guided tour of the Cango Caves, which are some of the most impressive limestone caverns and the different formations are quite astonishing. You will have the opportunity to visit an Ostrich farm later in the afternoon. Tonight we stay in Oudtshoorn.
Optional Activity: Ostrich Farm Oudtshoorn: Ostrich Capital of the World: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oudtshoorn
KNYNSAO – PLETTENBERG BAY Today we cross over the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains to Knysna. Look out for whales and dolphins as we pass through Mossel Bay. Your afternoon is free to explore Knysna, one of South Africa’s most popular seaside towns.
Optional Activities: Knysna Elephant Park, Lagoon Cruise, Township Tour, Birds of Eden, 4x4 Forest drive with lunch, Predator Rehab, Monkey town. Knysna: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knysna
BLOUKRANS - TSITSIKAMMA One of South Africa’s best-kept secrets is the Tsitsikamma National Park. Boasting exceptional hiking trails and superb coastal scenery Tsitsikamma is a destination that many people will return to. The first few hours of the famous Otter Trail Hike are included in your Activity Package. For those needing an adrenaline boost the nearby Bloukraans Bridge is home to the world’s highest bungee jump at 216m!
Optional Activities: Bungy jumping (highest in the world), treetop canopy tours, hiking. Tsitsikamma National Park: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsitsikamma_National_Park
ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK Continuing to the Eastern Cape, we enter Addo Elephant National Park, which is home to many of Africa’s big game. Our truck gives us an elevated view on our game drive this afternoon, particularly for those photographic enthusiasts amongst us.
Optional activities: Night game drive with SANP Addo Elephant Park: http://www.addoelephant.com/parks/addo/
CINSTA After a morning game drive in Addo we depart the National Park and drive to Cintsa where you will have the chance to participate in the many optional activities on offer.
Optional Activities: boat rental, quad bike, abseiling
LESOTHO - MALEALEA Today we leave South Africa and enter the landlocked mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Lesotho is one of the highest countries in the world, with the entire country being over 1000m above sea level. The next day we get up early and those who opt to go on the optional Pony Trekking Excursion will ride into the remote hills of Lesotho accompanied by local guides. On your return the group will visit the local village and school.
Optional Activities: Pony Trekking Excursion, Hiking. Lesotho: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesotho
UKHAHLAMBA DRAKENSBERG PARK The Drakensberg Mountains are South Africa’s highest and most beautiful. We explore the mountain paths and take in the breathtaking views offered in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg (Royal Natal) National Park. On our second day we will be going on a guided hike to see some of the san rock paintings.
Optional Activities: Horse Riding, Hiking. Royal Natal (Ukhahlamba) National Park: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UKhahlamba_Drakensberg_Park
KWA-ZULU NATAL COAST - DURBAN It’s all downhill as we leave the mountain scenery en route to the Kwazulu Natal Coast. The bustling city of Durban is South Africa’s largest port and well known surfing destination. Your tour ends upon arrival in Durban. This evening maybe sample some local Indian cuisine.
All Overland Travel
A 4×4 vehicle with viewing hatch and driver will be provided for all trips and journeys.
Our guides are the same professionals, whichever package you choose
Comfortable and well appointed hotels & lodges.
Three meals per day provided by your hotel or lodge.
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