Explore South Africa



Explore South Africa with Holxo’s curated 10-day South Africa tour package, which includes some of the most beautiful cities of the country. Your tour will start from the mesmerising Cape Town, visiting the Table Mountain and other popular landmarks in the city. This will be followed by a visit to another resplendent destination, Cape Town Peninsula. This tour also boasts of soaking in the good vibes of Stellenbosch Winelands, experience the adventures of watching whales or swimming with sharks at Hermanus, witnessing the wild in Knysna, and revelling in safaris in Eastern Cape, before you head home with a head full of memories and heart warm with happiness.

  • On Day 1, you will arrive in Cape Town.
  • On Day 2, you will start with the half day city tour to iconic places of Cape Town, including the Table Mountain, South African Museum & the Company Gardens and more.
  • On Day 3, you will be taken on a full-day guided tour to the Cape Town Peninsula, known for remarkable landmarks, such as Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.
  • On Day 4, you will set out to spend a beautiful day amid the gorgeous Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch.
  • On Day 5, You will travel from Stellenbosch to the Whale Coast of Hermanus, where you will have the option of either whale watching or cage diving with the sharks.
  • On Day 6, you will travel from Hermanus to Knysna via the Garden Route.
  • On Day 7, you will be guided to a full-day excursion to Oudtshoorn, comprising of tours of the Cango Caves, Cango Wildlife Ranch, and Safari Ostrich Farm.
  • On Day 8, proceed to Kwantu Private Game Reserve in Eastern Cape via Port Elizabeth for your safari experience.
  • On Day 9, you will continue with your game drives at Kwantu Private Game Reserve.
  • On Day 10, you will bid us adieu as you will head back to Port Elizabeth for your departure flight.
Cape Town (3), Stellenbosch (1), Hermanus (1), Knysna (2), Kwantu Game Reserve (2)
Arrival (Cape Town), Departure (Port Elizabeth)



Arrive in Cape Town

You will arrive at the airport and welcomed by our travel representative. You will be assisted privately to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day leisurely in your hotel or explore nearby areas.


Cape Town City Tour

After having a delicious breakfast in the hotel, you will start your half-day City Tour of the magnificent Cape Town. One of the highlights of this tour includes a cableway ride to the exquisite Blue Mountain. Do not forget to get the ‘post card’ view of the hotel.

Afterwards, you will visit the most popular landmarks of Cape Town, starting from South African Museum & the Company Gardens, set amidst the heart of the City Centre. The place boasts of lawns, gardens, fish bonds, and restaurants. The tour will also cover Castle Hall & Castle of Good Hope, Parliament Buildings, Signal Hill, Malay Quarter, Green Market Square, and Camps Bay & Clifton.

You will be free by the afternoon, or you can visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, which is known for its amazing shopping centre, vibrant restaurants, quaint cafes, and other places for entertainment.

Return and overnight stay at the hotel.


Cape Peninsula Tour

After enjoying a delectable breakfast, you will be taken on a full-day guided tour of a natural landscape, known as Cape Peninsula. The place is lush with natural setting, pristine beaches, mesmerizing blue of the ocean and famous landmarks, including Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, Twelve Apostles, Constantia, Kirstenbosch, and Llandudno.

However, above aren’t the only attraction of the tour. You will get an opportunity to see ostrich in their natural setting. Additionally, a 9-km drive to the breath-taking Chapman’s Peak will also be a part of the activity, if permitted or opened at the moment. You will also have an optional boat tour to the serene Seal Island. A trip to the Beach Penguin Colony is another reason why this tour will be one-of-a-kind. The tour will also cover other iconic places, like Clifton & Camps Bay, Boulders, Simons Town, Muizenberg, Botanical Gardens, Noordhoek and Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.

Return and overnight stay at the hotel.


Cape Town to Stellenbosch

After breakfast, you will be directed to your rental vehicle to start your road trip. You will soon be witnessing the beauty of Cape Winelands, blooming in full glory. The place is embellished with more than a hundred wine yards. Of course, you will have the entire day to yourself to roam around the Winelands, enjoy different flavours of wine and soak in the splendorous views of the exuberant countryside.

You will be free by the afternoon to return to the hotel, set amidst the heart of the alluring Stellenbosch Winelands. Your overnight stay will be at the hotel.


Stellenbosch to Hermanus

After a luscious breakfast in your hotel, you will head out for a day that will give you an adrenaline rush! From the vibrant Winelands, you will travel to the Whale Coast, known for its whale watching adventures. Known as the ‘whale watching capital for the Southern Right Whales,’ Hermanus is a quaint seaside town in Walker Bay.

The best time to watch the giant creatures is usually between May and November. You can go for whale watching or perhaps, you would be interested in going to a shark-cage diving trip? You might as well take up zip lining or quad biking or other extreme sports to spend the day in the gorgeous town of Hermanus.

There is also an option of wine-tasting at The Hemel En Aarde Wine Valley, before heading back to your hotel for overnight stay.


Hermanus to Knysna

Once you are done with breakfast, you will travel through the picturesque Garden Route to reach Knysna. You can leisure around for the rest of the day. However, it is recommended to not miss the sunset view from Knysna for it is absolutely spectacular. For this very reason, a sunset cruise will be arranged on the John Benn before you head back to the hotel for overnight stay.


Knysna to Oudtshoorn to Knysna

You will leave the hotel after breakfast, and start a full-day excursion to Oudtshoorn, also known as the ‘ostrich capital of the world.’ Your excursion will include a visit to the only show cave in Africa – Cango Caves. These are also the country’s finest and most popular caves. Only quarter of the caves is open for customers, which is built of stalagmite formations. This will be followed by a visit to the Cango Wildlife Ranch, a place which is popular for various activities, such as Lemur Falls and Crocodile-cage diving. By the end of the excursion, you will take a tour of the Safari Ostrich Farm, one of the most premiere tourist attractions in the country. The highlight of this tour is the fun-filled interactive ostrich farm experience that you might not find anywhere else in the world.

By the evening, you will return to the hotel in Knysna to spend the night.


Knsyna to Kwantu Game Reserve in Eastern Cape

After breakfast, you will travel from Knysna to Kwantu Private Game Reserve. However, you will visit the Tsitsikamma National Park (on your own) before heading toward the Reserve. You will you’re your rental car at the airport and take the transfer service from Port Elizabeth to reach the Reserve to have an incredible safari experience.

You can enjoy the game drive as well before having dinner at the lodge. Your overnight stay will be arranged in the lodge itself.


Safari at Kwantu Game Reserve

Once you are done with breakfast, you will start the day with a safari experience in the Reserve. There will be a morning game drive and one in the afternoon. This will be followed by a lavish dinner at the lodge. Your overnight stay will be at the lodge only.

DAY 10


After the breakfast, transfer to Port Elizabeth to board your flight for home.


What is included

  • 3 nights stay at Cape Town
  • 1 night stay at Stellenbosch
  • 1 night stay at Hermanus
  • 2 nights stay at Knysna
  • 2 nights stay at Kwantu Game Reserve
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 2 x Scheduled Tours in Cape Town
  • Private Transfers in Cape Town
  • Scheduled Transfer from PLZ Airport to Kwantu
  • Scheduled Transfer from Kwantu to PLZ Airport
  • Entrances and Activities as mentioned
  • 1 x Lunch and 2 x Dinners at the lodge (time permitting)
  • 4 x Scheduled Game Drive at the lodge (time permitting)
  • 4 days car rental (with contract fee, unlimited mileage, super insurances, tyre and windscreen waiver, 1x additional driver, GPS, drop off fee, one-way rental fee)


What is excluded

  • Air tickets
  • Visa
  • Porterage and Gratuities
  • GST
  • Car: Fuel, tolls, refuelling fee, fines and fine admin fees, refundable rental deposits


South Africa is one travel destination that can be visited all through the year. June to August experiences dry and cool winter with snowfall in the mountain regions. The months of September and October experiences spring season, when the country is in its full bloom. November to February is the time of summer when the weather is hot and sunny. So, you can pick your package according to the choice of your weather. Since many people visit South Africa to experience the wildlife, natural setting, and animal safari, dry and cool weather would be a pleasant time to be there. Thus, the best time to visit this wonderful country is between September to May.