This itinerary combines the elegance of Cape Town with a chance to sample some of South Africa's world class wines, the diverse areas of the Klein Karoo and the breathtaking beauty of the Garden Route without feeling like you are being rushed. Each property is especially selected to give you the most out of each area in affordable accommodation that does not stint on quality or service, ensuring that you arrive as a visitor and leave as a friend.
Days 1-3 - Cape Town
Day 4 - Stellenbosh
Day 5 - Oudtshoorn
Days 6-7 - Knysna
Day 8 - Swellendam
Day 9 - Hermanus
Day 10 - Winelands
Day 11 - Back to UK
Minimum 2 passengers (or single supplement will apply) assuming flights from the UK. other European or worldwide departure airports available on request.
Guide price per person:
Accommodation: 5* Batavia Boutique Hotel Bed & Breakfast
Accommodation: 5* Rosenhof Country Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Depart after breakfast for the fascinating drive along Route 62 South Africa's equivalent of the famous Route 66. A chance to explore some lovely little towns as you meander through ever changing landscapes on the way to your next stop Oudtshoorn. The capital of the feather industry this is the epicenter of ostrich farming and a visit to one of the farms along the way is highly recommended.
Accommodation: 5* St James of Knysna Bed & Breakfast
Accommodation: 5* Schoone Oordt Country House Bed & Breakfast
Accommodation: 5* The Marine Hotel Bed & Breakfast
After a leisurely breakfast this morning you explore this lovely area. Perhaps take a detour off the main road to Cape Agulhas the true Southern tip of Africa. This area is completely off the beaten track and you enjoy the slower pace of life as you meander through pretty villages. On to Hermanus and probably the best land based whale watching in the world.
Accommodation: 4* River Manor Boutique Hotel Bed & Breakfast
Why not take a stroll along the cliffs looking for whales in the bay. Alternatively look out for the Whale Crier who wanders the town announcing the daily sightings. Sample some of the many seafood delicacies on offer before your short picturesque coast drive towards your final destination, Spier Wine Estate. An evening of good wine, food and time to reflect on the many wonders you have seen.
A final morning to explore the winelands region, before setting off for a short drive to the airport to drop off your car and your overnight flight back home.