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13 Day Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Tour (Comfort)

This Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Adventure is an overland accommodated trip that includes the Garden Route, Drakensberg and Lesotho.

R18,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2450

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 1070


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Tour Style Accommodated
Countries Visited South Africa, Lesotho
Starts Cape Town
Ends Durban
Group Size Max 20
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
 

 

13 Day Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Tour (Comfort) Tour Overview

Departing from Cape Town
Ends in
Durban

A wonderful 13 day adventure overland accommodated trip which starts in Cape Town and ends in Durban Kwazulu-Natal via the Garden Route, Drakensberg and Lesotho.

Included

  • Meals - 12 Breakfast, 10 Lunch, 10 Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport

Excluded

  • All items of a personal nature
  • Alcohol
  • Soft Drinks
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
  • Activity Package and Optional Activities

SKU: ACS0427
 

13 Day Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Tour (Comfort) Itinerary

Day 1

 Cultural Cape Town – Stellenbosch, South Africa

You start your tour with an enriching cultural experience in Cape Town. Making your way from Distric Six to Langa And Khayelitsha – Informal settlements in Cape Town. Guided by a local provider, the cultural tour is usually in small vehicles. After leaving Cape Town we travel a short distance towards Stellenbosch. In the afternoon we will have a wine tasting tour in Stellenbosch and afterwards we drive to our accommodation where your guide will brief you on what to expect during the next couple of days.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Le bac Estate
Facilities En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Cape Town to Paarl ±75 km
Activity Package: Cape Town Cultural Tour, Cheese and Wine Tasting
Included Highlight: Self-Guided Walk through Stellenbosch
Optional Activity: Lunch and Dinner Out

Day 2

Route 62 – Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Today we drive along the famous Route 62 towards Oudtshoorn and, time permitting, stop at Ronnie’s Sex Shop which is not a sex shop at all, but rather an interesting countryside pub. When we reach Oudtshoorn you get the opportunity to visit a popular Farm of Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Farm. We will spend the evening in this town tonight.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Kleinplaas Holiday Resort 
Facilities En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Paarl to Oudtshoorn ±376 km
Included Highlight: Ostrich Farm Visit

Day 3

Heart of Garden Route, South Africa

Rising early we travel to the Cango Caves and enjoy a guided tour of the caves. In the late afternoon we pass through the majestic Outeniqua Mountains to Knysna. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as we cross Mossel Bay. In the afternoon, you get the time to discover Knysna – one of South Africa’s most popular coastal towns.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Dunes Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Oudtshoorn to Garden Route ±150 km
Activity Package: Cango Caves Basic Tour
Optional Activity: Dinner Out

Day 4 - 5

Storms River Village to Bloukrans and Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

The morning is spent relaxing on the beaches of Plettenberg Bay.  Today you have the chance to participate in the activities available and explore the surroundings here. To make sure your time is spent well, the truck will organise a schedule so that you are free to join or leave the places that may be of interest to you.

Our next destination is the Tsitsikamma National Park, which is an extensive nature reserve that extends towards the coastline and up to the mountains of Tsitsikamma. Here you can spot the most wonderful tropical birds and plant life. In the afternoon, you can explore the entire area from the forest up to the mountain and coastline. Here, you will have plenty of time to plan some wonderful walks and hikes in one of the most treasured South African parks. The first few hours will be spent participating in the famous Otter Trail Hike (included in your Activity Package). For the adrenaline seekers, the nearby Bloukrans Bridge offers the world’s highest bungee jump at 216m!

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Tsitsikamma Village Inn or Tsitsikamma Cottages
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Plettenberg Bay to Storms River Village ±70 km
Included Highlight: Plettenberg Bay Beaches, Natures Valley Nature Walk, Tsitsikamma National Park Entrance and hike with your guide
Optional Activity: Township Tour, Ocean Safaris, Sea Kayaking, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Bloukrans Bungee Jump, Treetop canopy tours

Day 6 - 7

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

We will continue our tour today, travelling along the coastline and up to the third largest National Park of South Africa, The Addo Elephant National Park. This Park is home to many of Africa’s big game. Our vehicle gives us a better view on our game drive during the afternoon, especially for the photographers amongst us. We make a stop in the surfing city of Jeffreys Bay, well known for its waves, you have a chance to visit a quaint surfing museum or simply enjoy a cup of coffee while watching the infamous waves. The following morning we spend time exploring the Addo Elephant Park on foot allowing us to enjoy the little things we miss from the truck. In the afternoon we spend more time exploring the park.

Accommodation: Permanent Tents: Kudu Ridge Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Tent Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Tsitsikamma to Addo ±210 km
Included Highlight: Jeffrey’s Bay, Walk with your guide through the ranch, Afternoon game drive in Addo Elephant National Park
Optional Activity: Addo Night Drive

Day 8

Graaff Reinet, South Africa

We leave the Addo National Park today  and we travel to the heartland of the Great Karoo. Upon arrival we enjoy a historical walking tour with out local guide where you will be introduced to the enriching history of the fourth oldest town in South Africa ‘ the gem of the Karoo”. An optional sundowner visit to the Valley of Desolation is available this evening for those wanting to participate in the activity.

Accommodation: Profcon Resort
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Addo (via Port Elizabeth) to Graaff Reinet ±135 km
Activity Package: Graaff Reinet Historical Tour

Day 9 - 10

Lesotho – Malealea, Lesotho

Today we will make our entrance into the incredible mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Lesotho is one of the world’s highest countries, lying over 1000m above sea level. The following day we wake up early and are given an opportunity to partake in a Pony Trekking Excursion through the secluded hills of Lesotho, accompanied by local guides. On your way back to our camping site, the group will visit the local village and school.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Malealea Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Graaff Reinet to Lesotho ±650 km
Included Highlight : Lesotho Village Visit, Hike with the guide
Optional Activity: Pony Trekking, Pitseng hike
Border Post: South Africa: Van Rooyens Gate, Open: 06h00-22h00 Lesotho: Van Rooyens Gate, Open: 06h00-22h00

Day 11 - 12

South Africa – Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

The Drakensberg Mountains range is comprised of South Africa’s highest and most incredible mountains. We explore the mountain trails and take our time to enjoy the breathtaking sights in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg (Royal Natal) National Park. On our second day, we go for a guided hike to see some of the renowned San rock paintings.

Accommodation Two Per Room: Drakensville Resort or Amphitheatre
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Lesotho to Drakensberg ±370 km
Included Highlight:Sterkfontein vulture centre, Oliviers Hoek pass, Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Border Post: Lesotho: Maseru Bridge, Tel: +27 51 924 4300, Open: 24hrs South Africa: Maseru Bridge, Tel: +27 51 924 4300, Open: 24hrs

Day 13

KwaZulu-Natal Coast – Durban, South Africa

We will travel downwards as we leave the mountains and make our way to the KwaZulu-Natal Coast. The lively city of Durban is South Africa’s most famous surfing spot, our tour ends here.

Accommodation: Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through us.
Route: Drakensberg to Durban ±265 km
Included Highlight: Visit to the Mandela Capture Site, visit Howick Falls
Optional Activity: Dinner Out Durban

 

13 Day Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Tour (Comfort) Activities

The Activity Package of ZAR1070 (optional on this trip) includes the following:

  • Cape Town cultural township tour ZAR540
  • Cheese and wine tasting ZAR50
  • Cango Caves basic tour ZAR130
  • Graaff Reinet historical tour ZAR350


Other Activities

  • Stellenbosch, Lunch and Dinner
  • Heart of the Garden Route, Dinner
  • Tsitsikamma, Township Tour, Ocean Safaris, Sea Kayaking, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Bloukrans Bungee Jump, Treetop canopy tours
  • Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Night Drive
  • Malealea, Pony Trekking, Pitseng hike
  • Durban, Dinner out

 

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13 Day Cape Town to Durban Overland via Lesotho Tour (Comfort) Price

R18,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2450

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 1070


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R18,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2450

+ Activity Package (Optional) ZAR 1070

Small Group Departures ZAR 21450

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