Overview

Enjoy a 7 Day tour from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and travel through some of the most beautiful regions in South Africa. We travel inland to discover some of the Western Cape’s most popular wine routes and then continue on to Oudtshoorn, home of the magnificent Cango Caves. We also visit The Garden Route, Tsitsikamma National Park, and the Addo Elephant National Park where you will have a great opportunity to take in a variety of scenes from dense coastal forest with rivers that meet the sea to the charming and quirky characters that litter the arid Karoo.

Featured Highlights

    Some of the activities listed above form part of an "Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased or bought through your guide on day 1 of your tour.  We do recommend that you prebook your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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    Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

    Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.

    Pre Tour Accommodation - Cape Town

    From R1,640
      Airport Transfer Available Tsogo Cape Sun

    Post Tour Accommodation - Port Elizabeth

    From R1,300
      Airport Transfer Available Kings Beach Hotel Tsogo Sun

    Kings Beach Garden Court Hotel in Port Elizabeth is centrally located and enjoys sweeping views of Algoa Bay. The hotel is within walking distance to the beach, shops, Boardwalk, restaurants and other attractions. Rooms are clean and comfortable with modern bathrooms, air-conditioning, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary wifi. Read More

    Itinerary

    Our tours come with an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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    Day 01

    Cultural Cape Town – Stellenbosch

    Set at the south-western corner of the African continent, Cape Town is scenically located at the foot of Table Mountain. This morning we spend or time experiencing some of the rich historical and cultural highlights of the city, those who have opted for the activity package will join a local tour operator for an insight into the life and history of the people living in the Cape. Enriched by our experiences we travel north to the winelands to enjoy a sampling of some fine Cape wines. Our final stop this afternoon is the historic town of Stellenbosch where we will have some time to explore the town on foot. We end this busy day with a dinner out after checking-in to our hotel this evening.

    Route
    Cape Town to Somerset West
    Included Activities
    Self-Guided Walk through Stellenbosch
    Activity Package
    Cheese and wine tasting
    Cape Town cultural township tour
    Optional Activities
    Lunch
    Day 02

    Route 62 – Oudtshoorn

    Crossing the Hottentots-Holland Mountains this morning we set out for the Klein Karoo and our overnight stop in Oudtshoorn. We follow the scenic Route 62 today, stopping to experience one of the many farm stalls on the way. One of the more quirky highlights today is Ronnie’s Sex Shop, not a sex shop at all, but a rather interesting country pub! On arrival in Oudtshoorn this afternoon we will visit an Ostrich Farm to learn about these fascinating birds.

    Route
    Somerset West to Oudtshoorn
    Included Activities
    Ostrich Farm Visit
    Day 03

    Heart of Garden Route

    Our morning starts with a guided tour of the famous Cango Caves, we can only marvel at the astonishing formations that have formed in these impressive limestone caves. Returning above ground we make our way over the Outeniqua Mountains and descend to the beautiful Garden route coastline below. In the coming days we spend time hiking, relaxing at the beach and sampling the many optional activities available.

    Route
    Oudtshoorn to Garden Route
    Activity Package
    Cango Caves basic tour
    Optional Activities
    Dinner
    Day 04

    Tsitsikamma

    The Garden Route is a treasure trove of beautiful beaches, forest walks and an exciting menu of optional adventures. While our morning is set aside for some relaxation on the beaches of Plettenberg Bay, today offers a number of optional activities and your guide will assist you to get the most out the day. This afternoon we have the opportunity to visit the hidden gem of Nature’s Valley, this beautiful village offers us a chance to enjoy a hike or simply relax on the pristine beach in this little paradise. In order to make the most of this day, the truck will run a set schedule and you are free to join or leave at the places that interest you.

    Route
    Plettenberg Bay to Storms River Village
    Optional Activities
    Bloukrans Bungee Jump
    Sea Kayaking
    Township Tour
    Birds of Eden
    Ocean Safaris
    Included Activities
    Plettenberg Bay Beaches
    Natures Valley Nature Walk
    Day 05

    Tsitsikamma

    Tsitsikamma National Park is one of South Africa’s premier marine reserves and this morning we set out to explore the rugged coastline on foot. Our hike along the Waterfall Trail sees us cover the first section of the world renowned Otter Trail, this is not an easy hike and those who prefer a more leisurely option can make use of the boardwalks to the Storms River Mouth. For the adventurous the Waterfall Trail offers a spectacular winding path that follows the rocky coastline, an out and back trial we stop for a refreshing swim at the base of an icy Waterfall. For those who wish to get a birds-eye view of the magnificent forests an optional zip line tour through the canopy is offered this afternoon.

    Included Activities
    Tsitsikamma National Park entrance
    Hike with your Nomad guide
    Optional Activities
    Treetop Canopy Tours
    Day 06

    Addo Elephant National Park

    This morning we set out for the Eastern Cape and the Addo National Park. We make a stop this morning in the surfing mecca of Jeffrey’s Bay, famous for its waves you have the opportunity to visit the small surfing museum, catch a quick wave or simply enjoy a cup of coffee overlooking these famous waves. This afternoon we will make our first visit to seek the Elephants after which Addo is named.

    Route
    Tsitsikamma National Park to Addo Elephant National Park
    Optional Activities
    Addo Night Drive
    Included Activities
    Addo National Park Game Drive in Truck
    Jeffrey’s Bay
    Day 07

    Addo Elephant Park

    With no large predators to endanger us, we make a relaxed start to the day. Our guide will lead us for a bush walk this morning as we enjoy the natural surrounds. This afternoon you will be transferred to Port Elizabeth where your tour comes to an end upon arrival.

    Included Activities
    Morning Bush Walk

    Activity Package

    Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

    • Cheese and wine tasting
    • Cape Town cultural township tour
    • Cango Caves basic tour

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