BEST OF GARDEN ROUTE AND CAPE TOWN PACKAGE
The below itinerary is a sample itinerary which can be tailor made to suit your individual requirements, interests and budget. Contact us to tailor make your holiday.
Day 1: Cape Town
You will be collected from Cape Town International Airport and transferred to your hotel, where you will spend 4 nights at the glorious Cape Grace Hotel.
Situated on a private quay nestled between the working harbor of Cape Town’s bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront on the serenity of an international yacht marina. Cape Grace’s recently refashioned 121 guest rooms and suites showcase the essence of the Cape with designs that reveal local creativity, whilst staying true to the warm atmosphere and levels of service that have for years defined the hotel.
With a genuine passion to champion distinctive standards in services, Cape Grace is dedicated surpassing expectations and making your stay, whether work or pleasure, the most memorable ever.
The preferred choice for international travelers, Cape Grace opened its doors in 1996 and is centrally located, with quick and easy access to the airport, city centre and popular tourist destinations.
We pride ourselves on our ability to provide world class facilities and services that our guests have come to expect from us. From services that come with our compliments to every traveler to the more specialized requirements of the weary business executive, we’ve attempted to pre-empt your every need. Should you have a requirement which is not listed here, please feel free to contact us so that we can arrange it for the duration of your stay
Day 2: Cape Town
Depart from your hotel for a half day sightseeing tour of Cape Town city and a visit to Table Mountain (weather dependant).
On a clear day, the distinctive shape of Table Mountain can be seen from up to 200km’s out to sea, whilst its summit provides spectacular views of the city, its waterfront and harbor below, the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains to the East and Cape Point to the South.
Day 3: Cape Town
Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard for a full day sightseeing tour of the Cape Peninsula, visit Hout Bay Harbour for the opportunity to take a boat trip to Seal Island (optional), highlights of this tour includes the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point. Simons Town and the Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach. The world Famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens showcasing over 6000 species of Flora which makes up the Cape’s unique floral kingdom. Return to the hotel late in the afternoon.
Day 4: Cape Town
We visit the main areas of the Winelands – Stellenbosch with its Cape Dutch Architecture, Franschhoek and Paarl – visiting award Winning Wine Estates for tastings, whilst enjoying the scenic beauty of the Winelands.
Whether it is its magnificent natural beauty, its rich cultural heritage or its world-renowned wines, the Winelands Region is synonymous with all the best that the Cape has to offer. A 45-minute drive from Cape Town brings you to this area where splendid mountains form a dramatic backdrop to lush vineyards and gabled Cape Dutch homesteads steeped in history. Come experience the hospitality and beauty of Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington, Franschhoek and Pniel. The diversity of the Winelands will capture every heart.
Day 5 – 7: Garden Route – Knysna
Enjoy a full day drive from Cape Town to the beautiful Garden Route, passing quaint little towns and seaside villages. Your destination is Knysna, a vibrant seaside town, rich in history and creative arts on offer. The main street is lined with trees and trendy street cafes, a welcome sight after a long days drive.
Spend 3 nights at the magnificent Pezula resort & Spa
Africa’s first truly luxury resort, located on the Eastern Head of Knysna on the exquisite coastline of the Western Cape, is a sanctuary of privacy and indulgence created to reflect the natural beauty of its surrounds.
Set on a stunning 1,000 ha estate, known for its secluded beach, sweeping Fynbos landscapes and ancient indigenous forests, the Pezula Resort has breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua Mountains
Enjoy your days in Knysna including visits it to the Featherbed Eco Nature Reserve and the Knysna Elephant Park, where you have the opportunity to interact with the Elephants. A visit to Monkey land Primate Sanctuary has been arranged for you to enjoy. Your experienced Tour Guide is on hand to give you more information about the various garden route activities on offer in Knysna.
During your visit on the garden route, visit the small Karoo town of Oudtshoorn; know as the feather capital of the world. Enjoy the day with a visit to the famous Cango Caves and a working Ostrich Farm where you can experience these large flightless birds close-up. End your day with a visit to the Cango Wildlife and Cheetah Ranch and possibly a dive with the crocodiles if you are feeling brave
Day 8: Departure
Today you return to Cape Town from Knysna leaving behind the Garden Route, taking with you all the fond memories.
Should you prefer, flights can be arranged from either George or Port Elizabeth Airports.
Costs will vary depending on the month of travel / Standard of accommodation required and number of travellers.