The Best of the Cape Self Drive and Safari Holiday

The best of the Cape in a self drive option. Explore stunning South Africa in some of the most amazing tourist hot spots. Start in magnificent Cape Town and slowly make your way along the scenically beautiful Garden Route, before finishing on the Eastern Cape with a stunning safari. This is an amazing itinerary for those travelling to SA for the first time and hoping to experience as much as possible. The highlights of this trip are Cape Town with its world renowned visitor attractions, and a superb malaria free big five safari.

  • Lower Budget from $2,370 Per Person
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $3,100 Per Person
  • Higher Budget from $3,960 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
Day 2 - 5:
  • Cape Town
  • Cape Town
  • Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will make your way to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourself to Cape Town.

Room Type: Superior Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Marina Harbour Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 6 - 7:
  • Winelands
  • Winelands
  • Winelands

Today you will take the drive to the Winelands.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Luxury Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Auberge Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 8 - 9:
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Oudtshoorn

Today you will take the drive to the Oudtshoorn.

Room Type: Luxury Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Standard Suite Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 10 - 12:
  • Knysna
  • Knysna
  • Knysna

Today you will take the drive to the Knysna.

Room Type: Executive Room Lagoon View Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Honeymoon Suite Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Superior suite Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 13 - 15:
  • Amakhala Game Reserve
  • Amakhala Game Reserve
  • Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Today you will take the drive to your Eastern Cape Safari Lodge.

Room Type: Standard Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 16:
    Onward Transfer to Port Elizabeth Airport

Today you will take the drive to Port Elizabeth Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.

Day 17: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Cape Town International
  • Cape Riviera Guesthouse
    Nights: 4
  • Hawksmoor House
    Nights: 2
  • La Plume Guest House
    Nights: 2
  • Hideaway Guest House
    Nights: 3
  • Amakhala Leeuwenbosch Country House
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Port Elizabeth
  • Arrival Airport: Cape Town International
  • The Clarendon Fresnaye
    Nights: 4
  • Majeka House
    Nights: 2
  • De Zeekoe Guest Farm
    Nights: 2
  • The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa
    Nights: 3
  • Amakhala Bukela Game Lodge
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Port Elizabeth
  • Arrival Airport: Cape Town International
  • One & Only Cape Town
    Nights: 4
  • Le Quartier Francais
    Nights: 2
  • Rosenhof Country House
    Nights: 2
  • St James of Knysna
    Nights: 3
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Port Elizabeth

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • International flights as specified
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) at all inclusive lodges
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group B car including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Additional activities not included as scheduled at hotels, lodges or camps

Flights

Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Cape Town International
Return Flight:
Overnight from Port Elizabeth to JFK

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