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Glamping: Wine & nature in South Africa

Cost

from £930 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

14 days

This tour takes you from the bustle and appeal of Cape Town to the winelands and through to some of the most popular spots on the Garden Route. As soon as you leave the city boundaries, you will be staying in fantastic glamping accommodation where you can most appreciate the natural wonders of South Africa whilst sleeping in comfort and remaining close to the highlights of the area. Start your trip in Cape Town - with its rich culture, bustling cosmopolitan nightlife, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, it consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit. Next you move on to the Breede River Valley which is home to some of South Africa's greatest wine producing areas. This picturesque valley is peppered with a handful of quaint farming towns. It falls along the incredibly popular Route 62, which is said to be one of the longest wine routes in the world. After a couple of nights in Robertson you move further along the route to Oudtshoorn - the ostrich capital of the world - surrounded by farms, and the golden, arid landscape of the Karoo (home to ever-popular meerkats). Time to head to the coast for some ocean air and visit Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Wilderness. All three are situated on the famously beautiful Garden Route. There are ample activities available for enjoying the area - swim in the sea, hike along the rivers and through the forests and enjoy spotting the wonderful birdlife. Your final stop is Wellington in the scenic Western Cape Winelands. The viticulture here dates back to the time of the French Huguenots of the late 1600s, although the Wellington Wine Route is one of the youngest - launched in the mid 1990s. The wine route is small and cellars are easy driving distance from one another. This round trip brings you back to Cape Town with a new appreciation for the spectacular scenery and wines of this area of South Africa.

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Cape Town

Day 1 - Cape Town

  • Transfer from Cape Town Airport to your Cape Town Hotel
Cape Town, The Cape Peninsula

Day 2 - Cape Town, The Cape Peninsula

  • Table Mountain
  • Boulders Beach Penguins
  • Visit Cape Point
Cape Town

Day 3 - Cape Town

  • Visit The Bo Kaap
  • Castle of Good Hope
Robertson

Day 4 - Robertson

  • Self drive from Cape town to Robertson
Robertson

Day 5 - Robertson

  • Activities at Africamps Pat Busch Robertson
  • Explore Robertson
Oudtshoorn

Day 6 - Oudtshoorn

  • Self drive Roberston to Oudtshoorn
  • Cango Caves Heritage Tour
Oudtshoorn

Day 7 - Oudtshoorn

  • Ostrich farm tour
  • Meerkat Safari
  • Full day Guided Swartberg Pass Tour
Knysna, Plettenberg Bay

Day 8 - Knysna, Plettenberg Bay

  • Self Drive from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay
  • Visit the Knysna Heads
Plettenberg Bay

Day 9 - Plettenberg Bay

  • Activities at Africamps Ingwe- Plettenberg Bay
  • Things to see and do between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay
  • Enjoy your day at leisure in Plettenberg Bay
Knysna, Wilderness

Day 10 - Knysna, Wilderness

  • Self Drive from Plettenberg Bay to Wilderness
  • Visit Sedgefield along the Garden Route
Wilderness, Knysna

Day 11 - Wilderness, Knysna

  • Activities on Site at Africamps Oakhurst- Wilderness
  • Best beaches of the Garden Route
Wellington

Day 12 - Wellington

  • Self Drive from Wilderness to Wellington
  • Activities at Africamps Doolhof- Wellington
Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Wellington

Day 13 - Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Wellington

  • Visit Franschhoek
  • Visit Stellenbosch

Day 14

  • Self Drive from Welllington to Cape Town