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A Journey through the Eastern Cape

Private Travel | Self-drive 16 Days & 13 Nights Lead-in price: £3995 Current prices from: £3995
This self-drive programme focuses on some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Eastern Cape.

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Superior Private Tour in brief

Days 1-2: Fly to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg

Fly to Port Elizabeth. Arrive the next day and pick up your group M hire car. Drive east to Addo Elephant National Park. Stay 2 nights at Elephant House which is just outside the park itself. (N) (D)

Day 3: Addo Elephant Park

Morning guided wildlife drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Graaf Reinet

Drive to Graaf Reinet and stay 2 nights at the Drostdy Hotel, a Cape Dutch building erected in 1806 as the local seat of government. Afternoon tour of the ‘Valley of Desolation’. (B)

Day 5: Graaf Reinet

Walking tour of Graaf Reinet. Tour of the artist’s town of Nieu Bethesda can be booked locally. (B)

Day 6: Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve

Drive to Mount Camdeboo and stay 2 nights at Camdeboo Manor. Afternoon safari activity. Activities included wildlife drives, guided walks, cheetah tracking and stargazing. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon safari activities. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Grahamstown

Drive to Grahamstown and overnight at 8A Grahamstown. (B)

Day 9: Kariega Private Game Reserve

Drive to Kariega Private Game Reserve and stay 3 nights at Ukhosi Lodge*. Afternoon safari activity. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: Kariega Private Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon safari activities including wildlife drives, guided bush walks, river cruises, canoeing and beach visits. (B, L, D)

Day 12: Chintsa

Drive east to Chintsa and stay 3 nights at Prana Lodge. (B)

Days 13-14: Chintsa

At leisure. (B)

Days 15-16: Fly home

(B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information *Accommodation:

You may like to upgrade to Settlers Drift, Kariega Private Game Reserve’s premier 5-star accommodation.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3995 per person

High season from £4995 per person


Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

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