Cape Town - Cape Town
6.12. to 13.12.2014
Distance: 860 km
Accommodation: Hotel Deluxe
Offroading and luxury on the Western Cape
The third stage of the XWORLD Africa tour offers breathtaking landscapes, the legendary Cape of Good Hope, romantic vineyards and mile upon mile of sandy beaches. One particular highlight is the safari on the fourth day, when, with a bit of luck, we’ll spot the big five (lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffaloes) in their natural habitat. The whole fantastic experience is rounded off with some pure offroadingfun on the Western Cape’s most picturesque yet demanding routes.
Driving over the famous Chapman’s Peak to the Cape of Good Hope
Wildlife safari with the big five in the Inverdoorn Game Reserve
Offroad fun in the Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve and on the Hex River Trail
Driving along the Western Cape Region’s wine routes
separate outbound travel
Cape Town I
Arrival in Cape Town. We meet in the evening and discuss the tour
280 km Cape Town – Betty´s Bay I
The route follows the winding Chapman’s Peak coastal road to the Cape of Good Hope. After visiting the penguin colony at Simon’s Town, we continue along the beautiful False Bay. The winding road leads us through dense forests and past small fishing villages to Betty’s Bay where, with a little luck, we’ll be able to observe schools of humpback and gray whales.
240 km Betty´s Bay – Inverdoorn Game Reserve I
We travel north past the Theewaterskloof and Greater Brandvlei Dams before heading along the Hex River Mountains and over the Hex River and Die Venster Passes to the Inverdoorn Game Reserve where we can spot the big five. Lodge
100 km Inverdoorn Game Reserve – Kagga Kamma I
Following a game drive around the reserve, it’s only a few kilometres to today’s destination, the Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve. We cross this on adventurous tracks and one of South Africa’s most fascinating offroad routes. Luxurious lodge
180 km Offroad-Farm – Stellenbosch I
This day stage takes us south to the offroad Hex River Trail, one of the wildest and most challenging 4x4 routes in the Cape region, before continuing into the picturesque town of Stellenbosch. Hotel
60 km Stellenbosch – Cape Town I
The route returns to Cape Town through vineyards. After a group lunch, we offer a transfer to the airport. Separate return flights.
arrival in Germany.