13 Days Garden Route & Lesotho Tour Package from Package Tours R8650/- (Posted on Jul 18 2011)

13 Days Garden Route & Lesotho Tour Package from Package Tours R8650/-

GARDEN ROUTE AND LESOTHO PACKAGE
13 days / 12 Nights – R8650/-

Price from: R8650
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Tour Summary: Travel along the scenic Garden Route and stop at amazing places like the underground wonder of the Klein Karoo, the Cango Caves. Face your fears as you leap of the 216m platform at the Bloukrans bridge. Foefie slide your way through Tsitsikamma National Park’s treetops. Enjoy a game drive in the Addo Elephant National Park. Be inspired by the beauty on a hike in the Hogsback forest area. Go pony trekking into the remote hills of Lesotho and be amazed by the dramatic mountain ranges of the Drakensberg.

swellendam

swellendam

Highlights: Wine Tasting, Cheetah Breeding Project at spier, Cango Caves Guided Tour, Tsitsikamma National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Forest Hike in Hogsback, Lesotho, Local Lesotho School and Village Visit, Royal Natal National Park

Day 1 Stellenbosch Wine Route / Swellendam
Leaving the mother city of Cape Town behind, we drive to Stellenbosch to the Spier Wine Estate where we visit the Cheetah Breeding Centre before some excellent wine tasting a little later in the day. On clear days the magnificent mountain scenery makes for a memorable first day. On arrival in Swellendam your guides will demonstrate how to put up your tent and brief you on what to expect from the days ahead.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Cango Caves and Oudtshoorn
The Cango Caves are some of the most impressive limestone caverns and the different formations are quite astonishing. Today we take a guided tour of the Cango Caves. Stalagmites or Stalagtites? Can you tell the difference? In the afternoon we travel to Oudtshoorn where we will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Knysna
This morning there is the opportunity to visit an Ostrich farm before we continue along the Garden Route to Knysna. Look out for whales and dolphins as we pass through Mossel Bay. Your afternoon is free to explore Knysna, one of South Africa’s most popular seaside towns. Optional Activities: Ostrich Farm visit. Canoeing, hiking, Knysna Elephant Park, Lagoon Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4/5 Bloukrans and Tsitsikamma National Park
One of South Africa’s best-kept secrets is the Tsitsikamma National Park. Boasting exceptional hiking trails and superb coastal scenery Tsitsikamma is a destination that many people will return to. The first few hours of the famous Otter Trail Hike are included in your tour. For those needing an adrenaline boost the nearby Bloukraans Bridge is home to the world’s highest bungee jump at 212m! Optional Activities: Bungy jumping (highest in the world), treetop canopy tours, hiking.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Addo Elephant National Park
Continuing in to the Eastern Cape, we enter Addo Elephant National Park, which is home to many of Africa’s big game. Our truck gives us an elevated view on our game drive this afternoon, particularly for those photographic enthusiasts amongst us.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7/8 Hogsback
After a morning game drive in Addo we depart the National Park and drive, via Port Elizabeth, to Hogsback. Some of the original Afro-Montane Rainforest can be seen here and many people rent Mountain Bikes and spend an enjoyable day exploring. On our second day in Hogsback your guide will take you on a hike to either Swallow Falls, Bridal Veil Falls or Madonna & Child Falls, the choice is yours. Optional Activities: Horse riding, mountain biking.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park

Day 9/10 Lesotho – Malealea
Today we leave South Africa and enter the landlocked mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Lesotho is one of the highest countries in the world, with the entire country being over 1000m above sea level. The next day we get up early and those going on the Pony Trekking Excursion will ride into the remote hills of Lesotho accompanied by local guides. On your return the group will visit the local village and school. Optional Activities: Pony Trekking Excursion, Hiking.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11/12 South Africa – Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park
The Drakensberg Mountains are South Africa’s highest and most beautiful. We explore the mountain paths and take in the breathtaking views offered in the Ukhahlamba Drakensburg (Royal Natal) National Park. On our second day we will be going on a guided hike to see some of the san rock paintings.Optional Activities: Horse Riding, Hiking, Abseiling, Mountain Biking, Tugela Falls Hike, Zulu School Project.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Kwa-Zulu Natal Coast – Durban
It’s all downhill as we leave the mountain scenery en route to the Kwazulu Natal Coast. The bustling city of Durban is South Africa’s largest port and surfing capital. Your tour ends upon arrival in Durban. This evening maybe sample some local Indian cuisine. Optional Activities: Dinner out.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Two man large dome tents with plenty of extra room for your bags, plus a foam mattress to ensure your comfort.
Max Group Size: no more than 22 passengers

  • Transport in specialised vehicle
  • The service of two qualified guides
  • Meals, accommodation and activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Most National Park Fees
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cheetah Breeding Project
  • Cango Caves
  • Tsitsikamma NP
  • Addo Elephant NP
  • Forest Hike in Hogsback
  • Lesotho
  • Royal Natal NP

Optional Activities
South Africa – Oudtshoorn – Tour of Ostrich Farm – R100 to R150
South Africa – Bloukrans Bridge – World Highest Bungee Jump – R720 to R780
South Africa – Drakensberg – Abseiling – R75 to R85
South Africa – Knysna – Lagoon Cruise – R200 to R350
South Africa – Knysna – Knysna Forest Entrance Fee – R50 to R75
Lesotho – Malealea – Overnight Pony Trek – R430 to R450
South Africa – Durban – Dinner at Local Restaurant – R150 to R250

  • Visas
  • Vaccinations
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Alcohol
  • Snacks
  • Sleeping bag and towel

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Posted by on Jul 18 2011. Filed under Africa, Cape Town, Durban, Lesotho, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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13 Days Garden Route & Lesotho Tour Package from Package Tours R8650/-

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