Day 1-4: Meet in Capetown
Enjoy your stay in the historic and vibrant De Waterkant area, as we explore the city with a cable car up Table Mountain, excursion to the Cape of Good Hope, and visits to townships.
Day 5: The Winelands
Travel to Franschhoek, a lovely village in the heart of the Cape Winelands along picturesque backroads, passing whitewashed Cape Dutch homes, the Berg River, assorted vineyards, stopping periodically for winetasting. Enjoy a walking tour of historic Stellenbosch, a delightful university town that many consider to be the most beautiful in all of South Africa.
Day 6: Garden Route
Drive along the Garden Route to Knysna, a quaint, charming, lagoon-side town. Stroll the town center, discovering crafts shops, galleries, restaurants and coffee-houses. Visit the Heads, towering sandstone cliffs that guard the entrance of the lagoon.
Day 7: Plettenberg Bay
"Plet" is a spectacularly beautiful setting with a rare combination of mountains, white sand and crystal blue water. Whales and dolphins are frequent visitors. Explore Tsitsikamma National Park with its spectacular coastal scenery including deep gorges and evergreen forests. Choose from two optional soft adventures: scenic gentle tubing down the Storm’s River or easy hiking along a sensational trail.
Day 8: Johannesburg
Visit the fascinating Apartheid Museum which documents the history of the Apartheid era and Musuem Africa, which showcases the history of the country from prehistoric times and includes a superb representation of life in South Africa's townships.