Karoo to coastal safari tour <strong>Province</strong>: Eastern Cape<br />

Karoo to coastal safari tour

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Departs from: Port Elizabeth
Province: Eastern Cape
Days: 8 days, 7 nights
Persons: Min 4 people
Departs: On request
Price: On request
Rates Valid till Oct this year, All Rates subject to change
Highlights: A wonderful tour to experience the different expects of South Africa. In this tour you will experience different landscapes, exciting safaris, beautiful coastlines, breathtaking mountains and popular towns. Regions you visit are the Karoo, also called semi-dessert, coastal towns and the Garden Route with its breathtaking Tsitsikamma Forest. The tour is seven days and starts and ends in Port Elizabeth, but adjustments can be made and you can also end in Cape Town. Our guides speak German, Dutch, French and English.
Itinerary: DAY 1: ADDO
The start of the tour is an excellent safari day. We start the morning with a trip to Addo Elephant Park. One of the most popular parks in the East Cape. Here we will mainly look for elephants and buffalos and some antelope species. In the afternoon we head to Schotia Private Game Reserve, where we board a safari vehicle and look for rhino, lions, hippo's, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and lots more. A traditional dinner is included and overnight on the reserve.

After our morning drive and breakfast we leave Schotia and drive towards the Karoo. The Karoo is an amazing area of South Africa, also called "semi-dessert". We will especially enjoy the dramatic landscape. On our way we visit Cradock. Overnight is in Middleburg.

From Middleburg we drive towards Graaff Reinet. On our way we visit Ganora Farm, where you find drawings of bushman and continuing we visit a beautiful undeveloped little town called Bethesba with its Owl House museum. After that we go to Graaff Reinet and visit the impressive Valley of Desolation, with its beautiful rock formations. Overnight is in Graaff Reinet.

Today we drive the long straight roads of the Karoo to Beaufort West, where we overnight in a beautiful spot to experience this part of South Africa. You can book an optional game drive if you like. Overnight is in Beaufort West.

From Beaufort West we leave to Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn is famous for the Ostrich Industry and history. We will visit one of the interesting Ostrisch Farms and the world famous Cango Caves. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.

From Oudtshoorn we visit the Garden Route, which is one of the most popular routes in South Africa. We first take the impressive Outeniqua Pass and end up in the capital of the Garden Route, called George. From George we drive through the beautiful natural wilderness ares to Knysna. In Knysna we take a lagoon cruise towards the famous Heads of Knysna. Continuing we drive to Buffalo Hills Game Reserve for our overnight and Game Drive.

After our morning walk and breakfast we head to Tsitsikamma visiting Monkeyland on our way. Monkeyland is a sanctuary, where a professional guide leads you through the woods looking for all kind of monkeys. After Monkeyland we visit the Tsitsikamma National Park, which is renowned for its dramatic coast line. In the park we take a relaxing hike to the hangbridge. Overnight is in Tsitsikamma (for optional route ending in Cape Town, overnight in Mosselbay skip Tsitsikamma National Park).

We leave in the morning and take a scenic drive to Port Elizabeth visiting the big tree and Jeffreys Bay on its way. Your tour ends in Port Elizabeth.

(Please ask for optional route which ends in Cape Town.)
Included: Guide, transport, activities mentioned, entrance fees, 7 nights accommodation with breakfast.
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