Another Planet Presents: 14 Days, 2020/01/10 – 2020/01/23
Another Planet Peru has been offering this special and mystical journey in South Africa since 2016 annually in January. Out of the many journeys we have done in the past, this is by far the best yet!
This journey will take you from the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town to the magnificent landscapes of beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, safari’s & lush wilderness. One incredible life-changing adventure conducted by ex-South African patriot & spiritual leader Lesley Myburgh & Sons!
Here is the itinerary:
ROUTE: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn – Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Safari Reserve – Port Elizabeth.
HIGHLIGHTS: Places Visiting: Cape Town City / San People / Robben Island / Buffelsdrift Camp Lodge / Kango Caves / Garden Route / Knysna Lagoon / Tsitsikamma Plettenberg Bay / Monkey Land / Birds of Eden / Addo Elephant National Park / Lion Reserve / Traditional African Mysticism / Plant Medicine.
Welcome to South Africa! Brace yourselves for a memorable journey from the vibrant cities to the uncontested wildlife. Guests will be met upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport. Private transportation from the airport to the hotel. Briefing at hotel & dinner (incl.) at Waterfront Hotel in Cape Town.
Sunday: January 12th, Day 3) : Cape Town – Robben Island – World Heritage Site.
Breakfast. Transfer to Waterfront. The tour to Robben Island is 4 hours long, including the two ferry rides & a 45-minute bus ride with a guide providing commentary. Robben Island tour is most famous for its notorious maximum-security prison and the place that NELSON MANDELA was jailed for 18 years. The island is a symbol of the triumph of democracy and freedom over oppression and racism, a life-changing experience. We will meet some of the ex-political prisoners and hear their account as to what life was like during the days of Apartheid. Experience the beauty and diversity of Table Mountain from Robben Island overlooking the city of Cape Town. Transfer back to the hotel. Free time to explore. Hotel in Cape Town.
Tuesday: January 14th, Day 5) : Oudtshoorn – Buffel Drift Camp – Free Day (Optional Activities).
Breakfast. Optional activities elephant feeding, brushing & feeding, sundowner and meerkat trips: An experience up close and personal, or just spend the day relaxing at the swimming pool. The main lodge area is right next to a 5ha waterhole, filled with big fish, turtles, and hippo. From the wooden deck that surrounds the lodge area, you can see elephants walking, hippo and fish in the water as well as another game grazing on the opposite bank. Luxury tent accommodation in Outdshoorn. Optional bone throwing reading with Sangoma Lindy.
Breakfast. Kango Caves spectacular underground wonder is situated in a limestone ridge, finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations. Transfer through to Knysna. The Garden Route encompasses some of the most beautiful golden beaches, rivers and majestic mountain landscapes along the picturesque Southern Cape coastline. Knysna is famous for its magnificent views of the sandstone cliffs that dramatically separate its tranquil lagoon from the pounding surf of the Indian Ocean. Optional: Sunset cruise, enjoy the atmosphere of the African sunset onboard a Knysna Charters Sunset Cruise. Hotel in Knysna.
Breakfast. Morning stroll along the waterfront which is a popular leisure site, shopping destination, and a boat-lover’s paradise. Transfer through to Plettenberg Bay. Plettenberg Bay offers the best of nature, rated Africa’s best beaches and coastline, Plett is internationally recognized for its marine life. Afternoon visit to Masizame (Let’s Try) street children project founded by Lesley in 1991. ‘Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something.’ Hotel in Plettenberg Bay.
Transfer to sacred space for ceremony. Conducted by Lesley Myburgh and a local Medicine Man, reaching higher states of truth and consciousness. Light lunch (Incl.) Connecting you more deeply to Mama Africa, the cosmos and your higher self in the natural surroundings of the Tsitsikamma Forest, the Garden of Eden, roaming with monkeys and wildlife. Transfer to hotel. Hotel in Plettenberg Bay.
Breakfast. Sunrise stroll & meditation/integration along the beach exploring for sand dollars. (Pansy shells). Free day to explore sightseeing around Plettenberg Bay, and enjoy nearby attractions, restaurants and shopping areas. Hotel in Plettenberg Bay.
Breakfast. Transfer to Monkey-land & Birds of Eden sanctuary park. Monkey land is the world’s first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to almost 450 primates. Birds of Eden’s unique two hectare dome (the World’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. The bird inhabitants of the aviary comprises of a mixture of exotic and African birds. Transfer back to hotel. Enjoy a traditional sunset South African Braai (BBQ) at Robberg Nature Reserve mountain park. (Incl.) Hotel in Plettenberg Bay.
Breakfast. (All meals on safari included) Transfer out, stopping en route at Storms River in the Eastern Cape Province. Lunch at Safari Guesthouse before tour departure. Afternoon tour to Schotia Lion Park privately-owned game reserve for a game drive in an open land rover with expert guides, which offers free roaming lions. We can almost guarantee sightings of these magnificent animals on every Tooth & Claw game drive. Have a true South African boma-style buffet dinner and then return at approx. 22h00. Safari Guest House. comfortable accommodation with a swimming pool.
Breakfast. Early morning game drive. Guests will be picked up at 09h00. You will be taken to the Addo Park in an open land rover and head out on a game drive. After your game viewing fix, indulge in a traditional South African braai for lunch. You’ll be visiting the new section of Addo Park too. The area is covered in large tracts of indigenous forest, commercial plantation, and Fynbos. The park has proved to be very successful and currently houses more than 600 elephants and a large number of other mammals. Safari Guest House, comfortable accommodation with a swimming pool.
Breakfast. Transfer to P.E. Explore the nearby Markets & Beaches.
Last supper. (incl.)
Hotel in Port Elizabeth.
Breakfast. Transfer to Port Elizabeth airport for your flights back home.
Price of the tour PP in double accommodation : $3,800 USD
Single supplement : add $500 USD
*Prices are in american dollars