• Reference code: TISD 11

  • Days: 8

  • Group size: 30

  • Validity: Nov 20 – Oct 21

  • Languages: German, English

  • Freesell: 30 Days

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Explore the Wild Coast and the Garden Route, view the home town of South Africa’s beloved Madiba, the Storms River Bridge, as well as an ostrich farm, before sampling the wines of Route 62.

  • See and hear Mandela’s story
  • Beach hotels
  • Wild Coast scenery and villages
  • Wine tasting on the world’s longest wine route
  • Cape Point
  • Stand on top of Table Mountain

Day 1 | Saturday
DURBAN to PORT EDWARD (±190km)
Guests enjoy the morning at leisure. The tour departs late afternoon for Port Edward on the South Coast. Arrive early evening, in time for dinner (own account) at one of the resort’s many restaurants.
Overnight at Wild Coast Sun or similar – Breakfast.

Day 2 | Sunday
PORT EDWARD to MTHATHA (±280km)
Guests enjoy the morning at leisure before departing for Mthatha, stopping for lunch en route (own account). The Mandela Route takes a scenic drive on the N2 highway to Mthatha. Once there, guests can follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, a South African icon. Arriving at the hotel in the late afternoon, guests freshen up before enjoying dinner (own account).
Overnight at Garden Court Mthatha or similar – Breakfast.

Day 3 | Monday
MTHATHA to PORT ALFRED (±365km)
Guests enjoy an early breakfast and depart to the marina town of Port Alfred via Qunu, where Nelson Mandela was laid to rest and is still recognised as his family home. Guests continue south and enjoy lunch en route (own account), and arrive late afternoon at the hotel in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. Enjoy refreshing drinks (own account) before savouring the delightful local cuisine.
Overnight at The Royal St Andrews Lodge or similar – Dinner and breakfast.

Day 4 | Tuesday
PORT ALFRED to PLETTENBERG BAY via EASTERN GARDEN ROUTE (±380km)
After an early breakfast, guests enjoy a boat cruise (weather permitting) along the scenic Kowie River before travelling inland along the Garden Route. Guests enjoy lunch in Tsitsikamma (own account) and take a short walk to the suspension bridge of the Storms River Mouth. Guests arrive at the beach hotel in Keurboomstrand and enjoy time at leisure. Dine at the resort’s restaurant (own account).
Overnight at The Dunes Hotel & Resort or similar – Breakfast.

NOTE: The vehicle may be required to collect guests at a Port Elizabeth hotel.

Day 5 | Wednesday
PLETTENBERG BAY to OUDTSHOORN via CANGO CAVES (±160km)
After breakfast, guests depart for Oudtshoorn, via Knysna. This morning’s excursion gives guests the opportunity to photograph the Knysna Lagoon and the Knysna Heads. Travelling inland to the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, the tour arrives in time for lunch (own account) at an ostrich farm on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, where a tractor tour (own account) introduces guests to the ostrich industry. In the Cango Valley guests discover the subterranean world of the Cango Caves (own account). Arriving at the hotel, guests enjoy the afternoon at leisure enjoy dinner (own account).
Overnight at Protea Hotel by Marriott Riempie Estate or similar – Breakfast.

Day 6 | Thursday
OUDTSHOORN to CAPE TOWN via CAPE WINELANDS (±450km)
After breakfast, the tour journeys westwards along Route 62 via the Cape Winelands, to Cape Town. Route 62 is an iconic route with intoxicating and ever-changing landscapes and is possibly the world’s longest wine route. Lunch en route (own account). Guests visit a wine estate for a cheese and wine pairing followed by a guided cellar tour. This evening’s dinner can be enjoyed at the hotel (own account), or one of the many world class restaurants located in close proximity to the hotel.
Overnight at StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl or similar – Breakfast.

Day 7 | Friday
FULL DAY at LEISURE in CAPE TOWN
After breakfast, guests spend the morning at leisure discovering the Mother City or join an optional, guided full day Cape Point tour (own account) including Cape Point, Boulder’s Beach (entrance fee for own account) and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Dine out or at the hotel (own account).
Overnight at StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl or similar – Breakfast.

Day 8 | Saturday
DAY OF DEPARTURE – MORNING at LEISURE in CAPE TOWN
Guests enjoy breakfast at the hotel before spending the last day of the tour at leisure. Guests can select an optional Table Mountain and City Tour (own account).

Inclusions

Accommodation: 3 and 4-star hotels
Meals: 7 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Entrance fees: Garden Route National Park conservation fee (Storms River Bridge)
Excursion: River cruise
Green Seat: SANParks Honorary Rangers, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism

Exclusions

Travel insurance, flights, visa fees, airport transfers, porterage,
8 lunches, 6 dinners, optional excursions, gratuities, and personal expenses

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