This self drive holiday takes in the best of South Africa. Discover the attractions of Cape Town, one of the world’s great cities. Appreciate the wines and food of the Cape Winelands. Drive along the scenic Garden Route. Search for game on a malaria-free safari in a game park near Port Elizabeth. A fine introduction to many of the attractions of South Africa.
Discover South Africa
- Explore the attractions of the historic Cape Town
- Taste South Africa wines in the Cape vineyards
- Travel along the stunning Garden Route toward Port Elizabeth
- See South African wildlife on an epic game safari
Cape Town 3 nights | Winelands 2 nights | Garden Route 3 nights | Game safari 3 nights
Days 1 and 2: London to Cape Town
Fly overnight to Cape Town.
Days 2 to 4: Cape Town – Meals: Breakfast.
So many ‘must sees’ from Table Mountain to the renovated Victoria & Alfred Waterfront dock area with its plentiful restaurants and bars. Discover the dark history of apartheid with visits to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, and District Six apartheid museum.
Day 5: Cape Town to Winelands.
A short drive to Franschhoek.
Days 5 and 6: Franschhoek: Meals : Breakfast.
South Africa’s Winelands are home to some of the country’s best vineyards. Franschhoek in the heart of the Winelands is a picturesque village with many fine restaurants and ideally located as a base for exploring local vineyards and tasting their wines.
Day 7: Garden Route.
Leave Franschhoek for your drive along the Garden Route.
Days 7 to 9 : Plettenberg Bay : Meals : Breakfast.
For three days enjoy the beautiful scenery of the garden route from mountains and scenic landscapes to beaches of white sands and crystal clear waters. Plettenberg Bay itself has fine beaches and offers watersports and whale watching opportunities. On land hiking, mountain biking and horse riding are popular. In the evening enticing restaurants abound, with seafood a speciality of many.
Day 10: Plettenberg Bay to Game Reserve.
Drive to your game reserve near Port Elizabeth.
Day 10 to 12: Game Reserve : Meals: All inclusive including activities.
For many the highlight of their holiday – on safari in a malaria-free game reserve. Explore on day and night game drives with experienced guides tracking the Big Five. As you come to know the reserve you will also appreciate the many other animals, extensive bird life and beautiful scenery.
Day 13: Game Reserve to Port Elizabeth to London.
Drive from your game reserve to Port Elizabeth for your overnight flight to London via Johannesburg.
Day 14: London
Arrive back in London.
Indicative Holiday Prices
All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 14 day suggested holiday will cost from £2,266 per person (Superior) and £5,217 (Luxury) including international flights from UK, based on two sharing.