Cape Town-Johannesburg inter-cultural:
Commencing in Cape Town and finishing in Johannesburg, we take you on a trip, where you will feel the magic of Cape Town-Johannesburg inter-cultural visits, at its best:
Cape Town to Johannesburg inter-cultural, 13 nights & 14 days, from – ZAR 29, 975 per person sharing, min 6 pax.
In keeping with our Responsible Travel principles we will sleep most nights in Village / Township communities, sleeping in comfort to dust off occassionally.
It is the visitors responsibility to check the prices of all optional extras.
DAY 1 TO 4:
Commencing in morning of day 1, settle in and have lunch together to get introduced. Lets have a look at Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain first.
The first 2 nights we are accommodated in the trendy Bo-Kaap area, the magic of one of South Africa’s first slave communities, home-stay with the Cape Malay people, enjoying their cuisine and rich heritage,
Exclusions of day 2; lunch,and drinks, that will be enjoyed where our day takes us at noon.
On day 3 we leave Bo-Kaap early in the morning and enjoy the wine-route. Keeping as close to South Africa’s heritage, we start at Riebeek Kasteel, and Kloovenburg. Our second winery is the old magic of Muratie.
The third winery is left to the visitors choice, for our cheetah outreach interest groups, we visit Spier.
Then, for all wine lovers, Franschoek is a must for a visit.
After a long day, much wine tasting and shopping in Franschoek, we travel to our next overnight stop in Elim, where we spend 2 nights.
Exclusions on day 3: Lunch, and drinks., and Cheetah outreach.
Day 4: From Elim we travel along the coast looking for Whales (in season), with the option of stopping for Shark Cage Diving (Day schedule needs to be adjusted to accommodate this optional activity. This day will be spend, on the beach area from Gansbaai to Strand, swimming, watching, and shopping, returning to the quite village of Elim:
Exclusions: Lunch, drinks, and Shark Cage Diving which is optional.
Day 5: The morning is spend visiting Cape Aghulas, the most southern tip of Africa, and then drive via a gravel road to Malgas. At Malgas we cross the river on the Pontoon and then get to see whales at the River Mouth, sleeping at Wiitsand.
Day 6: Drive via the R62 to Oudtshoorn. Arrival in Oudtshoorn by 14:30 giving us time to do an activity in the afternoon. (Lunch not included) Sleep in the Bongolethu Township, Home-stay, and enjoy Ma Betty’s food for supper. Complete the desired activities the next morning before departing for Mossel Bay.
These activities are not included:
Day 7: After completing the Oudtshoorn activities, we drive to Mossel Bay, where there are a host of different activities, from the Wild Cats to Shark Diving, so these are all optional. For those not involved in these activities, we will walk the streets and study the history. (Lunch not included)
Note: Depending on available booking at the Addo, we may either need to change the accommodation type, or sleep at Addo on night 8.
Day 8: Proceed along the Garden Route, ‘Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, through to Storms River. We overnight in the Storms River Village, Township Home-stay, for 2 nights. Dinner and breakfast included. We have a large selection of optional activities in this area, in addition to the magic of the environment. These activities are ‘Bungy Jumping, Canopy Tours, Canoeing, Hiking.
Day 9:Enjoy the magic of these activities and the Wilderness.
Note: Depending on Addo bookings, these days could be 9&10.
Day 10: We travel through Port Elizabeth to the Addo Elephant Park, arriving in the morning. We will do a day-drive through the park and included ia s Sunset Drive with the park Ranger in their vehicle. We are taking accommodation in a tented camp overlooking the reserve, there are only 5 tents in the camp, each sleeping 2 pax. Picnic lunch on the drive, supper around the fire. Addo:
Day 11: We leave Addo with an early drive through the Park, and proceed to Niue-Bethesda and travel via Patterson, Cookhouse, Cradock. (Lunch excluded). This is one of Cedric and Nettie’s favourite ‘get away spots’, only this time we will be home-staying in the Pienaarsig settlement, and eating with Auntie Evelyn. The Owl House is a must see, and this area, almost feels forgotten.
Day 12; We pull ourselves away from Nieu-Bethesda and travel via Middleburg. Colesburg and head for Orania, 100% white community with many interesting aspects and developments. Having visited Orania for the first time in 2011, Cedric & Nettie will visit this area often.
Day 13: Leisurely breakfast next to the river, and then we depart.
And we leave for Soweto in the morning. (Lunch excluded). Soweto, Home-stay in Diepkloof Zone 1, with supper at a local restaurant, here we say hello to our Soweto friends, and start saying good-bye to our visitors.
Day 14: Soweto full-day visit, enjoy the Soweto community and prepare for your journey home.