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Scenic South Africa

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04 Oct to 17 Oct 2018 - GOOD AVAILABILITY

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Holiday Highlights

  • Taking the cable car up Table Mountain to enjoy the spectacular views
  • Watching the sun set behind the iconic quiver trees of the Northern Cape
  • A memorable tour of the facilities at Robben Island, now preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoying fresh Fairtrade grapes as raisins, sultanas, or a refreshing glass of wine!
  • A cup of organic Rooibos tea in Cedarburg, the only place in the world where it is grown
  • Watching a local colony of penguins preening themselves in the sun

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South Africa is a big and truly beautiful country with a unique history. This holiday explores the wide-open spaces, culture and history of the Northern and Western Cape Provinces of the country. Visits to Fairtrade wine and fruit producers and a variety of other development projects help us to better understand life in this complex country.

 

After arriving in Cape Town and enjoying a few days in the university town of Stellenbosch, we fly north to Upington on the edge of the Kalahari Desert visiting dried fruit producers on the banks of the Orange River. As our journey takes us south we travel through the spectacular landscape of Namaqualand and visit a group producing Fairtrade Rooibos Tea. We then travel to South Africa's west coast and spend some time relaxing in an unspoilt fishing village which typifies the natural beauty and simplicity of the area.

 

From our final base in Cape Town we visit Robben Island, Kirstenbosch botanical gardens, Table Mountain, and Cape of Good Hope whilst also making time to enjoy the beauty of Table Bay, one of the most memorable bays in the world.


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£2,595 p.p.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
14 days
Price:
£2,495
Estimated flight price
£900

Optional

Insurance:
£95.00
Insurance:
£95.00
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£24.95
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£24.95

Holiday Details

All accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with en-suite facilities

65% meals provided

1 internal flight

3 long road transfers

3 producer visits including 1 Traidcraft supplier

8 tourist visits

1 township visit

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