South Africa

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Kruger National Park & Garden Route – 15 days

Tour overview:

Graskop – Private Game Lodge – Kruger National Park – Port Elizabeth – Tsitsikamma – Knysna – Oudtshoorn – Cape Agulhas – Franschhoek – Cape Town

Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg and depart for Pretoria where we visit the Voortrekker Monument, do a short city tour. We continue to Mpumalanga where we do the Panorama Route which include God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and Blyde River Canyon.

Overnight Graskop

Day 2: During the morning we do more of the Panorama Route and arrive in time for lunch at a game lodge (day & night game drives in open vehicle with ranger, game walk with ranger, gourmet meals and lots of pampering)

Afternoon game drive in open 4 x 4 vehicle with a game ranger

During the evening we enjoy dinner around an open boma-fire.

Overnight Private Game Lodge, Mpumalanga

Day 3: Enter Kruger National Park (KNP)

Game drive throught the center part of the Kruger National Park which is very good for game viewing.

Overnight Rest Camp, Kruger Park

Day 4: Depart to next rest camp in the south of the KNP which is also excellent for game  viewing.

Overnight Rest Camp, Kruger Park

Day 5: Depart from Kruger Park and drive back to Johannesburg from where you take a connecting flight to Port Elizabeth where we overnight.

Overnight Port Elizabeth

Day 6:  Depart for the Tsitsikamma National Park (now known as the Garden Route National Park) which is one of the most beautiful places on the Garden Route. We overnight in chalets in the park and enjoy a typical barbeque (braai) prepared by your guide.

Overnight Tsitsikamma

Day 7: After breakfast we depart for Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, two very scenic towns on the Garden Route. There are various sighseeing options like Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Knysna Elephant Park.

Overnight Knysna

Day 8: We continue via George and the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn also known as the Ostrich capital. Here we visit an ostrich farm.

Overnight Oudtshoorn                      

Day 9: We continue along Route 62 via Ladismith, Barrydale and then over the Tradouw’s Pass to Cape Agulhas, the most southern point of the African continent.

Overnight Cape Agulhas 

Day 10:From Cape Agulhas it is a relative short drive to Hermanus and then across the mountains to Franschhoek.En route we visit various wine estates.

Overnight Franschhoek

Day 11:Another day to stroll around at leisure or to visit various wine estates.

In Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, which is the second oldest town in South Africa.

Overnight Franschhoek

Day 12: Travel to Cape Town where we will go up Table Mountain with the cable car and do a short orientation city tour. Our hotel is in the famous V & A Waterfront complex which is very convenient for getting a quick snack or to some shopping.

Overnight Cape Town

Day 13: We do a tour of the Cape Peninsula which include Cape of Good Hope, Hout Bay and the penguin colony at boulders

Overnight Cape Town

Day 14: A day at leisure to do some last minute shopping or to do some extra sightseeing with your guide.

Overnight Cape Town

Day 15: Depending on the time of the flight departure you have more time to follow your own program or to do some sightseeing with your guide.