A Luxury Honeymoon featuring stunning beaches, romantic wine regions, thrilling adventure sports and of course, Africa's iconic wildlife
Day 1: Cape Town
Start your trip in Cape Town, spending the day at leisure, enjoying what is arguably one of the most beautifully located cities in the world. Overnight at Cape Town.
Day 2: Cape Town
Embark on a full day guided Cape Peninsula Tour. Travel via the ocean-hugging Chapman’s Peak Road to reach the Cape of Good Hope, where you can enjoy panoramic ocean vistas. On the way back, visit the cute Penguin colony at Boulder’s Beach. Overnight at Cape Town.
Day 3: Cape Town
Set off on a Hop-on Hop-off tour early morning. For your first stop, hop-off at the cable car to Table Mountain for some awe-inspiring views. Later, spend some time at the stunningly beautiful Camps Bay beach and see other parts of the city, including the historic District Six. End at the V&A waterfront, with time for a bit of shopping and eating out. Overnight at Cape Town.
Day 4: Cape Town – Hermanus
Start your road-trip today with a drive to the beautiful coastal town of Hermanus. Spend the rest of the day exploring the town, including its nice beaches and cliff walks. If you are lucky, you may also get to see whales that swim close to the shore, as Hermanus is considered the best place to spot whales from land itself. Overnight at Hermanus.
Day 5: Hermanus
Today you will go on the thrilling unique experience of Shark Cage Diving. Enjoy the anticipation as the dangerous sharks are lured to your boat. Experience the thrill of coming face to face under water to these ferocious and deadly carnivores of the sea. Overnight at Hermanus.
Day 6: Hermanus – Franschoek
Today drive to Franschoek, initially passing through the scenic ocean-hugging Clarence highway, and then entering the hilly wine region near Franschoek. Settle in to enjoy the great food and wine of this picturesque wine region. Overnight at Franschoek.
Day 7: Franschoek
Head to the various good wineries in Stellenbosch and Franschoek. Also enjoy the great food in this region at top-rated restaurants, where the views to the vineyards add to the sensory delights. Overnight at Franschoek.
Day 8: Franschoek – Knysna
Today will be a long drive to Knysna via the Route 62. The route goes through the lush wine region initially and then gets more arid as you approach Oudtshoorn, which is famous for its many ostrich farms where you can stop by for a while. Later, reach Knysna, which will be your base to explore the rest of the Garden Route. Overnight at Knysna.
Day 9: Knysna
There are great adventure sports options along the Garden Route such as: 1. Bloukrans Bridge for the world’s highest bungee jump 2. Waterfall & canopy zip lining at the lush green Tsitsikamma Reserve 3. Stunning paragliding at Wilderness Beach and, 4. Sky-diving at Plettenberg. Take your pick for an adrenalin rush! Overnight at Knysna.
Day 10: Knysna
Spend another day indulging in the various adventure activities available along the Garden Route. Overnight at Knysna.
Day 11: Kynsna – Shamwari
Fly to Port Elizabeth and transfer to the luxurious and exciting final leg of your holiday – the world-class Shamwari Game Reserve. On this huge private reserve, you will enjoy one of the most luxurious and authentic wildlife experiences possibly in the world. The good weather periods in this Reserve coincide with when there’s good weather in Cape Town and the Garden Route, making it the ideal combination for a luxurious honeymoon. Overnight at Shamwari Game Reserve.
Day 12: Shamwari
Experience morning and evening safaris conducted by highly trained rangers, in open vehicles, that offer you the chance to see Africa’s most iconic attraction – it’s famed wildlife, especially the legendary Big five animals all of which are present in Shamwari. Overnight at your 5-star luxury wilderness lodge accommodation in Shamwari Game Reserve.
Day 13: Shamwari – Johannesburg – India
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