Join a group of like-minded solo travellers
on this journey to South Africa. Fully
escorted by an expert local guide, your
group will explore the highlights of this
fascinating country, spotting Big Five
wildlife in the Eastern Cape, driving some
of the most scenic parts of the Garden
Route, exploring Oudtshoorn’s Cango
caves, sampling some of the best wine
and cuisine along Route 62 and finishing
in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.
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Fly overnight from London (regional connections
available) to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg with
British Airways. (N)
Arrive into Port Elizabeth and transfer to The Kelway
Hotel / The Beach Hotel (or similar) and stay
2 nights. Afternoon at leisure. Welcome dinner in
the evening. (D)
Drive to Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern
Cape for a morning wildlife drive followed by a
delicious lunch at Hlosi Game Lodge. Return to Port
Elizabeth. Remainder of the day at leisure. (B, L, D)
Drive to Knysna and stay at Protea Hotel Knysna
Quays / Simola Country Estate / Premier Resort The
Moorings (or similar) for 2 nights. Afternoon cruise
to the Knysna Heads on The John Benn, a classic
boat named after a legendary pilot. (B, D)
Morning drive through the Tsitsikamma National
Park, well known for its indigenous forests and
dramatic coastline. Return to Knysna. (B, D)
Morning drive to Oudtshoorn – ‘the feather capital
of the world’ – and visit a working ostrich farm for a
guided tour. After a leisurely three-course lunch at
the ostrich farm, continue to Protea Hotel Riempie
Estate / Swartberg Country Manor (or similar) and
overnight. Remainder of the day at leisure. (B, L, D)
Early morning optional meerkat adventure,
accompanied by an expert (from £55). After
breakfast, take a morning guided tour of Cango
caves, one of Africa’s most spectacular natural
formations. Its vast caverns are adorned with
beautiful and delicate stalagmites and stalactites.
Continue along Route 62, a scenic route that
leads through South Africa’s wine-growing region.
Stop at the town of Robertson, with its Victorian
buildings and jacaranda-lined streets, for a wine
tasting at Van Loveren. After lunch (payable locally)
drive to Stellenbosch and stay 2 nights at Protea
Hotel Dorpshuis & Spa / NH The Lord Charles (in
Somerset West) (or similar)*. (B, D)
Full-day tour of the Cape Winelands. Drive
through mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape
Dutch homesteads. Stops include Stellenbosch,
Franschhoek and Paarl (time permitting). Two wine
tastings are included. (B, D)
Morning guided walk in Stellenbosch and a picnic
lunch in a scenic spot. Transfer to the Southern Sun
Waterfront (or similar) for 3 nights. (B, D)
Morning orientation tour including a cable car ascent of Table Mountain (weather permitting).
Afternoon at leisure for exploration of the
waterfront area or take an optional excursion to
Robben island (from £30) where Nelson Mandela
was imprisoned for three decades. (B, D)
Full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Drive through
the pretty seaside suburbs of Camps Bay and
Hout Bay, where you may take an optional cruise
to Seal Island. Continue to the southernmost tip
of the peninsula and visit Cape Point, returning via
the penguin colony at the old British naval base in
Simon’s Town and Kirstenbosch botanical gardens.
Farewell dinner at Gold Restaurant with a 14-course
Cape Malay and African menu accompanied by a
unique interactive drumming experience. (B, D)
Day at leisure to explore Cape Town or take
optional excursions. Evening transfer to the airport
and fly to London with British Airways. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch,
D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group
tours have been specially created for single
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of
double / twin rooms as standard and at sensible
prices, plus the company of like-minded travellers.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
ZRS2018: 10 Nights
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