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Garden Route Adventure

Prices From: $1395 AUD
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Tour Code: GAGP
Tour Duration: 13
Countries Visited: South Africa


Local Payment will not apply to tours (other than African tours) after December 31st 2012.


Overview

Combining the classic Garden Route with the enchanting beauty of the Wild Coast, this adventure offers the chance to experience an incredible variety of cultures and stunning landscapes as well as the unique flora and fauna of South Africa. From the traditional Xhosa lifestyle to quaint coastal towns, sophisticated vineyards and cosmopolitan cities, this is the perfect South African tasting platter.


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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Durban

Our trip starts today in pleasant Port Elizabeth - the largest city in the Eastern Cape. Here we experience a township tour, where we join the locals for a drink in a shebeen (local pub).

Day 2-3: Drakensberg

We depart for Addo Elephant National Park, which we explore on an afternoon game drive in an open vehicle. This park is home to a population of about 450 elephants and a variety of other wildlife. Our campsite is located within the park.

Day 4-5: Lesotho Highlands

After a morning game drive, we travel past the famous surf beach at Jeffrey's Bay and arrive at the mouth of Storms River, inside Tsitsikamma National Park. We hike the beginning of the Otter Trail to a majestic waterfall.

Day 6-7: Wild Coast/Cintsa

Departing Tsitsikamma National Park, we drive along the heart of South Africa's picturesque Garden Route and continue to Oudtshoorn, where we explore the vast halls and towering formations of the spectacular Cango Caves.

Day 8: Addo Elephant National Park

In the morning we visit an ostrich farm and learn about their many commercial uses. We can even try our hands at riding one! We then travel over the Swartberg Pass to the renowned winelands region of the Western Cape and enjoy some wine-tasting before reaching Cape Town, where we spend our final night.

Day 9-10: Garden Route/Tsitsikamma National Park



Day 11: Oudtshoorn



Day 12: Stellenbosch Wine Region



Day 13: Cape Town



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Included

Meals

12 breakfasts, , 10 dinners

Not Included

International flights, local payment, arrival and departure transfers, airport/departure taxes, visas, pre-tour or post-tour accommodation, all other meals, drinks, sleeping bag, pillow, all optional additional tours or activities during free time, transfers outside of the tour program, travel insurance, tips and items of a personal nature, laundry and flights (unless specified).


Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
03 Feb 201315 Feb 2013$1395
03 Mar 201315 Mar 2013$1395
21 Apr 201303 May 2013$1395
05 May 201317 May 2013$1465
19 May 201331 May 2013$1465
09 Jun 201321 Jun 2013$1465
07 Jul 201319 Jul 2013$1535
04 Aug 201316 Aug 2013$1535
18 Aug 201330 Aug 2013$1535
06 Oct 201318 Oct 2013$1465
20 Oct 201301 Nov 2013$1465
03 Nov 201315 Nov 2013$1395
05 Jan 201417 Jan 2014$1395
12 Jan 201424 Jan 2014$1395
09 Feb 201421 Feb 2014$1395
09 Mar 201421 Mar 2014$1395
06 Apr 201418 Apr 2014$1395
04 May 201416 May 2014$1395
08 Jun 201420 Jun 2014$1395
06 Jul 201418 Jul 2014$1395

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