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ACCESSIBLE AFRICA

11 Day Cape Town & Garden Route (5-star)

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Mobility Impairment Tour

TOUR CODE EAI-MIT04

Length: 11 DAYS

Accessible Africa

Come and experience the pulsating rhythm of the Cape that makes South Africa’s "Mother City" such a popular holiday destination.

From sampling some our local cuisine and trying some of our award-winning wines, to taking in the beauty of the Cape Peninsula and Garden Route, this tour combines some of the best attractions that South Africa has to offer.

Spend a couple of days and nights in Cape Town, enjoying various excursions, for example, no visit to Cape Town would be complete without a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most popular landmark.

After enjoying a couple of days in Cape Town, we will take you along the scenically beautiful Garden Route – popular with tourists and locals alike. The Garden Route offers one a kaleidoscope of stunning scenery with plenty to do see and do along the way. One of your highlights will be the unique opportunity to touch a live Cheetah at the Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn.

Towards the end of the week, you will find yourself in the Addo Elephant National Park – the best place in the world to get up close and personal with the biggest of the land mammals.

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SCHEDULED DEPARTURE DATES FOR 2006
MONTH TOUR DATES
May

02 - 11

May

17 - 26

May/Jun

31 - 09

June

14 - 23

Jun/July

28 - 07

July/Aug

26 - 04

Aug

09 - 18

Aug/Sep

23 - 01

Sep

07 - 16

Sep

20 - 29

Oct

04 - 13

Oct

16 - 25

Nov

01 - 10

 


ITINERARY

Please note that the itinerary below could be running in reverse or other changes may occur due to accommodation availability or other unforeseen circumstances.

Day 01:

Upon arrival at Cape Town’s International Airport, you will be met by an English-speaking, registered tour guide and welcomed into South Africa’s popular "Mother City". Your guide will transfer you to your luxury hotel, situated within the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront complex. After check-in, there will be some time to relax and freshen up after your flights. Dinner which will be served at your hotel, at the Atlantic Restaurant, and you will overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – DB&B basis.

 

Day 02:

Today is for you to enjoy a full day at your leisure, taking in the various sights and sounds of Cape Town. Your guide & vehicle will be at your disposal for the entire day (24hr prior notice is required for services on this day). Lunch and dinner will be arranged. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 03:

After breakfast we will depart the hotel for a morning excursion to Cape Town’s most popular garden – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – to acquaint ourselves with some of the Cape’s indigenous flora. The beautiful Kirstenbosch gardens cover an area of 528 hectares with 36 hectares of cultivated garden.

The gardens are a celebration of South African flora - showcasing only indigenous South African plants. Fynbos, proteas, cycads and rolling lawns are intermingled with streams and ponds and well-laid out pathways for easy walking. Leisurely lunch will be served at Kirstenbosch Restaurant.

After lunch we will make our way to Cape Town’s most famous landmark - Table Mountain. A visit to Cape Town would not be complete without a cable car ride to the top of this massif (weather permitting). The top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and gives a bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 metres and the revolving cable car makes sure that your trip up and down gives you a good look in all directions.

After our visit to Table Mountain, we will transfer to the Mount Nelson Hotel for High Tea, followed by a return transfer to your hotel. During the evening we will drive through the newly renovated Malay Quarter, where we will stop for dinner at one of the many trendy restaurants in the area. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 Day 04:

Today will be a full day’s excursion where we will take a scenic drive along the Cape Peninsula. Included in todays’ excursion will be a short boat cruise to Seal Island to view our large Cape Fur Seal Colony. At the tip of the Cape Peninsula you will find Cape Point situated within the Cape Peninsula National Park where we will transfer to the lighthouse lookout by funicular or on foot for spectacular views over the Indian and Atlantic Oceans.

Lunch will be served en route at a local seafood restaurant. After lunch we will visit Boulders Beach to view our resident African Penguin colony. In the evening we visit Signal Hill for a sunset view over Cape Town, followed by a transfer to the V&A Waterfront for dinner. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 05: 

This morning is for you to enjoy some leisure time or shopping at the Waterfront. Today we will enjoy an ethnic lunch experience at Lelapa Restaurant – situated in the midst of Langa, one of Cape Town’s local townships, while traditional Marimba dancers entertain us.

During the late afternoon we will depart from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront for a sundowner cruise on board a boat called 'Alice'. Travelling via Mouille Point and Seapoint, we will arrive in Clifton where we will enjoy a barbeque on board whilst taking in one of Cape Town’s stunning sunsets. Kayaking is also available from the boat. We shall return to the Waterfront after sunset. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

Day 06:

Today we will transfer to the Cape’s breathtaking winelands, visiting the valleys of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch to sample some of the best wines our country has to offer. Lunch will be served at one of the numerous local wine estates. During the afternoon we will pay a visit to the Stellenbosch museum, followed by a late afternoon arrival at your luxury hotel - the 300 year old Lanzerac Manor & Winery is located on a private working wine estate in the world-famous Jonkers-hoek Valley, surrounded by the dramatic Helderberg mountains. Dinner and overnight at Lanzerac Manor – B/L/D.

 

Day 07:

After breakfast, late morning departure for the coastal holiday village of Hermanus, situated approx. 1.5hrs drive from Cape Town. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in town, followed by leisure time for shopping, etc. Hermanus is famous for its wonderful whale-watching opportunities, especially of the Southern Right whales (main whale-watching season runs from July – November). Enjoy some leisure time sight-seeing and shopping in one of our most popular seaside holiday villages. Overnight at the Marine Hotel, Hermanus – B/L/D

 

Day 08:

Today, we depart Hermanus for the start of our journey along the scenically beautiful Garden Route. Travelling via Mossel Bay, our next destination is George, and the well-known Fancourt Golf & Country Estate - one of South Africa’s finest golfing estates, on a par with international golfing estates the world over.

At the estate’s wonderful health and beauty spa, one can relax and be pampered in truly beautiful and superbly appointed surroundings, enjoying an unrivalled range of therapies, treatments and leisure activities. All meals are included at any one of the five fabulous gourmet restaurants on the estate, each offering a variety of excellent dining experiences in truly delightful settings. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – B/L/D.

 

Day 09:

After a leisurely breakfast, we will depart the hotel for Oudtshoorn, situated in the heart of the Karoo region. We will spend the full day in Oudtshoorn, visiting one of the local ostrich farms in the area and we will also enjoy a tour to the Cango Cheetah & Wildlife Ranch. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant. Late afternoon return transfer to your hotel in George. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – DB&B basis.

 

Day 10:

Today we travel further along the Garden Route to visit the Tsitsikamma National Park. Spectacular scenery includes the Indian Ocean breakers, pounding rocky shores beneath 180 m high cliffs, ever-green forests and fynbos (proteas and heath) rolling down to the sea in a lush carpet where ancient rivers have carved their path to the ocean through rocky ravines.

Afterwards we visit the coastal village of Knysnaonce voted as South Africa’s favourite town. Lunch will be served at the Knysna Waterfront, followed by leisure time/ shopping. Knysna Lagoon is popular for sailing, canoeing, water-ski-ing, windsurfing and fishing. Great restaurants and shopping can be found at Knysna’s Waterfront. Knysna is also noted for its superb oysters, which can definitely be recommended!

In the afternoon enjoy a sundowner cruise on the Knysna Lagoon on board the ‘John Benn’. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – B/L/D.

 

Day 11:

Transfer to George Airport in time to connect with your flight to Johannesburg.

 

   

*Prices subject to government taxes/levies or prices beyond our control. Prices and programs are subject to change without notice. All prices quoted in US dollars. For booking information, liability waiver, and terms and conditions contact Eco-Adventure International, LLC. Airfare and air schedules subject to change without prior notice.


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