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THE GARDEN ROUTE

Cape town, Knysna, and Johannesburg, South Africa

7 Nights 8 Days

Starting from AED 7399 AED 6799

Overview

Travel with us through the Garden Route of South Africa, Bringing your the best of wildlife and nature experiences in just 8 Days and 7 Nights. Covering multiple amazing nature reserves and national parks in Cape Town, Knysna, and interesting city explorations in Johannesburg. This is going to be a memorable National Day experience.

Included in price:

Airport Transfers and Internal Transfers

Daily Breakfast

Return Economy Flight via Etihad

Internal flight

4* Hotel Accommodation

Sightseeings as per itinerary

Travel/ Covid-19 Insurance

Itinerary & Road Map

Plane
Bus
Cruise
Hotel
Start Location
Optional Tour
End Location

No Meals Included

Welcome to South Africa; After arriving at the airport in Johannesburg, you will immediately catch the next flight to Capetown. From here, get acquainted with your fellow travellers and greet your local guide. One look at the distant mountain view lets you know what exactly adorns the city-- it is Table Mountain, but there is a lot to see in the city like quaint restaurants and other hangout spots with unique afro-chic interiors, that is why your first day shall get you right into a city tour of Cape Town along with a Table Mountain Cableway ride to get the best view of the city. Later, You will be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest or have leisure time so that you could explore the city at your own pace. Overnight in Cape Town.

Breakfast Included

Goeie môre Cape Town; Breakfast will be served at your hotel to get you ready to be swept away on a tour of the Cape Peninsula. The trip will take you on a drive through the Atlantic Sea, brushing past cosy local villages, fishing harbours, and scenic mountains contrasted by azure waters. Visit Chapman’s Peak (if open), a mountain passing through Hout Bay, where you might spot African seals. Of course, there will definitely be a stop at Seal Island to meet some of these charming creatures up close. Next, Boulders Beach’s African Penguin Colony will be another highlight for the day. There will be a funicular ride at the Cape of Good Hope where you will see more of South Africa’s fauna and flora before you turn in to spend your third night in Cape Town.

Breakfast

It’s your third morning in Cape Town served with a sumptuous breakfast . Today, you can have your day at own leisure or you may opt to join on a full-day excursion in Aquila. Located 2 hours away from the central Cape, Aquila is an awesome spot for a private game reserve. So of course, upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by the staff with welcome refreshments and lunch before freely spending the rest of your day on a game drive to spot the wildlife residing in Aquila. Overnight in Cape Town.

Breakfast Included

Breakfast will be served at the hotel on your last morning in Cape Town before you check out of your hotel and go on a scenic drive to Mossel Bay. This is not just your standard drive because the view all around you will be a testament to why South Africa is also called "The Garden Route". You will also stop by the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, the Cape St Blaize Lighthouse and the famous Post Office Tree which was a milkwood tree that functioned as a post office for the Portuguese explorers back in the days, pretty resourceful and sustainable. Such an interesting day to have before you reach Knysna where you will immediately check into your hotel and turn in for the night.

Breakfast Included

Say hello to Knysna with a delicious breakfast buffet served fresh and hot at the hotel to get you ready for the city. Today, you are going to meet some more charmingly giant flightless birds at the Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farms where you will finally peek into how they are bred and raised. From here, you will go to the Cango Caves at the Cango Valley to see the extensive tunnels and chambers spanning around 4 kilometres with pre-historic illustrations etched on the walls, you will also meet Cheetahs, Lemurs, and Crocodiles at the Cango Wildlife Sanctuary. Later, you will be transferred back to the hotel in Knysna where you will spend the night.

Breakfast Included

Start your day with a hearty breakfast served warm to fill your tummy at the hotel and prepare to head out to explore Knysna once more. Today’s plans involve an exploration of Nature’s Valley-- this is a holiday resort and village highlighting the Salt River and a view of the Tsitsikamma Mountains. The highlight of the day will be a Sunset Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon. Before that, you will have the whole day at your disposal to kick back and relax or partake in a bunch of adventurous activities like Bunjee Jumping, Skydiving, or Shark Cage Diving. Of course, given the extreme nature of these activities, we will just leave it to you to pick and choose what you would like to do on your account. If these are not of your interest to you, you can always just take a small hike on the Otter Trail, or lounge by the beach. It is simply a day where you can relax and do as you please in a scenic spot before going back to the hotel in Knysna where you will spend the night.

Breakfast Included

Breakfast will be served at the hotel for your last morning in Knysna before checking out of the hotel to catch your flight to Johannesburg from George Airport. As soon as you arrive in the city of gold, you will explore the city’s highlights like the renowned Apartheid Museum and Maboneg Precinct’s captivating artworks. Johannesburg’s cultural blessings offer many interesting points of interest for every shape of traveller, like shopping opportunities at the 44 Stanley and more. After ample time of leisurely exploration, you will head on over to Pretoria and check into the hotel where you will spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast

It’s your last morning in South Africa and your holiday is nearly ended, but not before a sumptuous breakfast buffet is ready for you at the hotel before you check out and catch your flight back to the UAE.

Departures

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Optional Tours

Aquila Tour - Game Drive (with Lunch)

  • Adult AED 399
  • Single AED 399
  • Child(6-11yrs) AED 349
  • Child(2-5yrs) AED 349
  • Infant 99

Tour Video

*Itineraries may vary with season and availability. These videos do not represent an accurate depiction of the places to visit or the order of visiting the countries, it merely gives a rough idea of the countries / cities / and experiences that may be part of the tour, included or as an optional excursion.

Travel Tips

  •  Important Documents i.e. Valid Passport, Electronic Airtickets
  •  Phone Chargers and Powerbanks
  •  Substantial USD in Cash
  •  Universal Powerplug Adapters
  •  Comfortable Walking Shoes
  •  Extra Camera Battery and Memory Card
  •  Sun Cream and Insect Repellants
  •  Basic OTC Medicines and Personal Prescriptions
  •  GPS System / Map Accessible Offline