England Cricket Tour to South Africa 2019/20
Garden Route/Shamwari Safari Tour
Spend 4 nights exploring the famous Garden Route, from Oudtshoorn to Knysna, then travel to the fabulous Shamwari Game Reserve – home to the ‘Big 5’ and much more – for a two night stay.
|TOUR PRICES (per person, excluding international flights)||Double/Twin||Single|
|Garden Route Tour||£ 2,500||£ 3,200|
bBreakfastLLunchdDinnerAIAll inclusive (local beverages only)
Thursday 09 January b
CAPE TOWN – GEORGEThe Garden Route starts at Mossel Bay – 5 hours from Cape Town – so rather than endure a long coach journey, we will fly into George and check in to the nearby stunning Fancourt Resort for a two night stay. This afternoon you might like to play a round of golf on one of their three world famous courses, have a treatment at the Spa or just relax at the leisure centre (supplements payable for golf and treatments)
Friday 10 January bl
FULL DAY TOURWake up fresh for a full day tour of the Oudtshoorn area, including the superb Cango Caves and lunch at the Surval Boutique Olive Estate
Saturday 11 January b
GEORGE – KNYSNAToday we continue along the Garden Route to the beautiful town of Knysna. We will take a guided tour of beautiful Featherbed Nature Reserve starting with a leisurely cruise, then a walk around before enjoying lunch. In the afternoon we check into the Knysna Hollow Country Estate for a two night stay
Sunday 12 January b
KNYSNAA day at leisure to do an optional activity (supplement payable) or to simply relax and enjoy your surroundings at Knysna Hollow Country Estate and/or visit the charming town of Knysna for shopping, restaurants etc.
Monday 13 January ai
KNYSNA – SHAMWARIThis morning we depart Knysna and travel to Shamwari Game Reserve arriving in time for a late lunch before our first game drive. Enjoy unforgettable experiences as you travel by 4WD through the abundant flora and wildlife, including the prized ‘Big 5’ of lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo. Return in time for a quick freshen up before pre dinner drinks and then dinner.
Tuesday 14 January ai
SHAMWARIIt’s an early start today as we literally ‘wake up with the birds’ and the rest of the African wildlife. On returning to our lodge, we will be served breakfast. Spend the remainder of the day relaxing in your beautiful surroundings. Lunch and afternoon tea will punctuate your relaxing day, prior to heading out again for a late afternoon game drive.
Wednesday 15 January b
SHAMWARI –PORT ELIZABETH – UK or 3rd TESTAfter another early morning game drive, we depart Shamwari and head by coach to Port Elizabeth airport for your return flight to the UK (arrive home tomorrow).
Alternatively, continue on our Port Elizabeth Tour for the 3rd Test
Fancourt Hotel, George – 5 starWith its blend of modern luxury and classic elegance the Fancourt caters to every taste. Facilities include 3 restaurants, 4 swimming pools, tennis courts, spa, gym and 3 golf courses. The luxurious classic bedrooms have either a patio or balcony are all fully equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, mini bar, digital safe and complimentary Wi-Fi.
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Knysna Hollow Country Estate, Knysna – 4 starKnysna Hollow Country Estate is set on a secluded 3-hectare Country Estate just 5 minutes from the centre of Knysna. The hotel boasts 44 Garden Suites with two sparkling swimming pools, relaxing Garden Lounges and a unique Boules Court and Herb Garden. Classic rooms include air-conditioning, TV, Nespresso® coffee stations, tea kettle, laptop safes, mini-bar fridges (stocked on request), hair-driers, and private patios with outdoor seating overlooking the gardens and swimming pools
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Shamwari Game Reserve – 5 star All inclusiveShamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa and is home to the coveted Big 5. The lodges offer elegant colonial style accommodation, with swimming pool, in and outdoor dining options and Wi-Fi. All rooms have a patio or balcony, bathroom with separate bath and shower, tea/coffee making facilities, electronic safe and mini bar. Our rooms are located in the beautiful Long Lee Manor and Riverdene Lodge. The meal plan is all inclusive including local alcoholic beverages.
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