Low Carbon Footprint Tour

Carbon offsetting is a way to reduce your carbon footprint by supporting a carbon-reduction effort elsewhere. The money is invested in projects like renewable energy wind farms and hydro-farms in developing nations. Accommodation chosen for this itinerary all have sustainability processes in place  and the transport is either shared, to reduce the harmful ozone-depleting emissions, or in a hybrid vehicle. This 13-day tour incorporates the African bush, marine eco-systems, forests and a wine estate who is one of the front-runners in sustainability.

 

Destination: South Africa

1

Day 1

On arrival OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, connect with the shuttle service which will take you to Hazyview, the gateway to the Kruger National Park. Accommodation will be arranged for you for the next three nights at Umhbaba Lodge

    • Accommodation
    • Transport as per itinerary
2

Day 2

Spend the next two days at leisure, or book excursions to the Panorama Route or into the Kruger park at the hotel reception. The bush-walks on offer are the perfect way to keep your carbon footprint in check

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
3

Day 3

Day at leisure

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
4

Day 4

Your airport shuttle will arrive early afternoon at OR Tambo International Airport for your flight to Port Elizabeth. (flight fare not included). Collect your Hybrid rental car and make your way to St Francis Bay, where you will spend the next two nights

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Car Rental
5

Day 5

Enjoy a day at leisure.

Why not take a wind-or kite surfing lesson yourself?

The amazing men-made channels offer ample opportunity to canoe, stand-up paddle boarding and sunset boat trips.

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
6

Day 6

Begin your journey through the Garden Route, one of the iconic tourist destination in South Africa. Travelling through the Tsitsikamma Forest, stop off to some of the oldest Yellow Wood trees in the area. There is a bungy-jump under one of the highest bridges in South Africa, if adrenaline is your thing. Visit the seaside village of Plettenberg Bay, known as the playground of the rich and possibly lunch in Knysna. Teniqua Treetops lodge will be home for the next two nights

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
7

Day 7

Driving over magical Outeniqua Pass, you will find Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world. Visit an Ostrich farm and famous Cango Caves, as well as Rust en Vrede Waterfall.

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Standard Tour at Safari Ostrich Farm
    • Standard Tour at The Cango Caves
8

Day 8

Leaving your forest paradise behind, you’ll drive along the Garden Route until you reach the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Here accommodation will be reserve for you in the resort cottages.

Enjoy hiking & cycling between the rich fynbos vegetation, swimming and snorkeling in one of the many rock pools in the reserve, best landbased whale-watching in season and so much more.

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast & Dinner
9

Day 9

Day at leisure

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Activities
10

Day 10

Make your way south, to the well-known Spier Estate. Here you will spend the next three nights, with easy access to all that this area has to offer.

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Car Rental
11

Day 11

Day at leisure

There are Art exhibitions,proud craftsmanship and lots of interesting things to do on the farm, or you opt for a visit to Franschhoek, the french side of the Western Cape’s Winelands and Paarl with its Taal Monument and Fairview Cheese- and Winefarm ….

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Car Rental
12

Day 12

Day at leisure

Cape Town, South Africa’s Mother-city is only 30 km away, you can easily spend a day discovering the city on foot and finish with famous V&A Waterfront.

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Car Rental
13

Day 13

Spend your last day at leisure before it is time to make your way to Cape Town International Airport, where you drop off your vehicle and check in for your flight back home.

  • Breakfast
  • Car Rental

Tour Location

HAZYVIEW | ST FRANCIS BAY | GARDEN ROUTE | DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE | STELLENBOSC

TASTE OF NATURE
KRUGER & PANORAMA BREAKAWAY
Umbhaba lodge
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
KRUGER & PANORAMA BREAKAWAY
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR
LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT TOUR