We depart by 07h30 from Cape Town & travel on to Stellenbosch for further collections. We then continue via the town of Montagu on the scenic ‘Route 62’ to the pretty village of Barrydale where we stop for tea (own account). Then it’s on to Oudtshoorn, known as the ‘feather capital of the world’ thanks to its huge ostrich industry. After a fascinating tour of an ostrich farm, we continue to our Oudtshoorn hotel for check in and overnight in Outshoorn.
This morning we go underground to marvel at the icy formations in the Cango Caves, regarded, for good reason, as one of South Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders. We then drive via the spectacular Outeniqua Pass to the town of George, then onto Knysna, perhaps South Africa’s most visually stunning resort, in the heart of the famous Garden Route. Spend the rest of the day discovering the joys of the town’s many art galleries, craft shops and coffee bars. Overnight in Knysna.
Cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon then visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, & the forests, marshes & pristine beaches surrounding it. After lunch spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying this lovely and special town. Overnight in Kn ysna .
After Breakfast, coach trip to Halong to take 1 day tour. Arriving at the Pier around noon , board the charming wooden chunk for a cruise through the bay . Lunch with Seafood will be served on Board. While on cruise , enjoy breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, picturesque limestone formations, admire Thien Cung grottoes & Dau Go Cave. Disembark at the Halong Pier at approximately 16.30 Hrs and return to Hanoi .Overnight at Hotel.