Plettenberg Bay Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 370

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The Smoke that Thunders

Day 1: Victoria Falls

Welcome to Victoria Falls! On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe you will be met and transferred to Lodge. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Day 2: Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe is home to arguably the world’s most beautiful precipice, UNESCO-listed Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls, described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ - ‘the smoke that thunders’, is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. You have a tour of the Falls Inc entry fees and also a 12-13 Minute Helicopter Scenic Flight.

Tree lion in Victoria Falls

Day 3: Victoria Falls

After breakfast you are taken to walk with lions. Walk alongside lions as part of the pride and enjoy the exhilaration of being part of a hunt as the young cubs learn to stalk their prey. The afternoon is free for many activities offered here: Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing, Bungi-Jumping, Boat Cruises or Horse Riding.

Eelephant in Victoria Falls National Park

Day 4: Victoria Falls - Johannesburg

We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Johannesburg. On arrival in Johannesburg we will check you into the hotel.

Lion looking for prey in the setting sun

Day 5: Johannesburg - Kruger N.P.

We will transfer you to Kruger and check you into the lodge. Later this afternoon you head off in open vehicles into the park in search of Africa’s Big Five. Keep those cameras ready! If you would like to get up close and personal with the animals you might want to arrange an optional guided walk with armed rangers.

Monkeys in the Kruger

Day 6: Kruger N.P.

Early this morning and later this afternoon you'll have more game drives.

Finding the best leaves on the tree

Day 7: Kruger N.P. - Plettenberg Bay

Return to Johannesburg airport and fly to Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival at the Airport representative will meet you and transfer you to Plettenberg Bay.

Seals on the rocks at Plettenberg

Day 8: Plettenberg Bay

Today you will have a full day in Tsitsikamma National Park, a beautiful 80km long coastal strip between Nature’s Valley and the mouth of Storms River. For those that are feeling adventurous there is the opportunity to conquer the highest bungee jump in the world at Bloukrans (optional, book locally). We spend the day hiking to the suspension bridge at Storms River mouth.

Rockpool at Plettenberg

Day 9: Plettenberg Bay - Knysna

We will drive you to the picturesque town of Knysna - South Africa’s ‘Oyster Capital’, situated between lush forests and a peaceful estuary. It is truly one of the most scenic towns in South Africa, offering many activities and attractions, gourmet restaurants, arts and crafts.

Day 10: Knysna - Oudtshoorn

We will drive you to Klein Karoo’s capital - Oudtshoorn. Here you will visit the Safari Ostrich Ranch for a guided tour and visit the Cango Caves, where the guided tour allows you to explore the ancient stalagmites and stalactites and visit endangered animals at the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Klein Karoo is the easternmost wine producing region in the country, situated between spectacular mountain ranges.

Inquisitive ostrich getting up close

Day 11: Oudtshoorn - Cape Town

Today we will drive you to Cape Town and this afternoon we will take you on a Cape Town City Tour. Cape Town offers a rich cultural and industrial heritage, grand splendour and an assurance of activity of excitement at the V&A Waterfront. Including all the must-sees' of any Cape Town day tour, this option is a geographical and cultural extravaganza. Entrance includes Castle of Goodhope & SA Museum.

Cape Point, South Africa

Day 12: Cape Town

Our tour today is to the towering headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, historic and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City centre to Cape Point.

Vineyard in the winelands region

Day 13: Cape Town

Today we take you on a wine tour. The tour starts at 08:30 and we head to Paarl and a local wine estate. An informative cellar tour and wine tasting gives personalised insight into the finer points of wine-making. Proceed to the town of Franschhoek. Here we have time to enjoy the culinary skills of the chefs at one of the many award winning restaurants (not included in cost). Onward to Stellenbosch, the heart of the South African wine Industry. With the sheer vastness of wine estates on offer, we are spoilt for choice when we enjoy our final wine tasting of the day.

Cablecar to Table Mountain

Day 14: Cape Town

We start the day with a cable car trip up the legendary Table Mountain for spectacular views of the Mother City and the surrounding peninsula. (weather permitting; cable car fee not included). Rest of the day is free.

Day 15: Cape Town

We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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