8-Day West Coast & Namaqualand Tour
Tour South Africa offers three 8-day flower tours this year. We will not only visit Namaqualand; We will also visit the beautiful West Coast. To save time, we fly from OR Tambo International Airport to Cape Town, travel through Namaqualand, and visit the West Coast. We then travel back to Johannesburg from Cape Town with the Premier Class train.
Choose one of the packages below :
Included from JHB Airplane and Premier Classe train ticket –
8 days 7 nights
From Cape Town to Cape Town – 6 days 5 nights
See our very popular 6-day tour for 2023
for 2023: our very popular Namaqualand and West coast tour
The tour includes :
Entrance to the places we visit
Luxury tour bus.
Train ticket with meals on the train
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.
Gratuity for the bus driver
Lunch and drinks are for your own account.
Today we leave early from OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL Airport. We arrive in Cape Town. Our route takes us through the beautiful region of Canola fields, Malmesbury, Piketberg and across the Piekenierskloof pass. We visit and overnight in Clanwilliam. Yes, this is where the Rooibostee plant naturally occurs and is also produced on a large scale today. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast base.
Another day of beautiful flowers. We travel further past towns like Nuwerus, Bitterfontein, Garies, and Kamieskroon. At Kamieskroon we leave the N7 highway and then drive to the famous Namakwa National Park where we visit Skilpad. . This is where you will see the fields of yellow and orange Namqualand daisies. After our trip to Skilpad, we leave again and travel north, past beautiful granite outcrops with Vygies and Butterflies and other flower species. We are heading to Springbok, the capital of Namaqualand. Our overnight stay in Springbok on Dinner, Bed and Breakfast basis. Drinks are for your own account.
After breakfast we visit the Springbok area to see where the flowers lead us. Possibly at Okiep, Nababeep and Concordia. After looking at the flowers, we leave for Vredendal where we overnight for 2 nights on dinner bed and breakfast basis.
After breakfast we leave from Vredendal for the day in the direction of Nieuwoudtsville. Nieuwoudtsville is famous for the world’s bulb capital. Here is a large variety of bulb plants that most of us have never seen. We also visit the beautiful Dutch Reformed church built from sandstone, and also see the beautiful white sandstone pulpit in the church. We visit Nieuwoudtville waterfall and look for the best flowers in the region. We will return to Vanrhynsdorp again in the afternoon where we will visit the Vetplant / succulant nursery. At the nursery you will have the opportunity to buy an indigenous plant or two. All the succulants at the nursery are indigenous to SA. Late afternoon we will arrive back in Vredendal where we wil overnight, on Dinner, Bed and Breakfast basis. Drinks are for your own account.
Today we travel back to Clanwilliam where we visit the Rooibostee factory, the Vellies / leather shoe factory and the Ramskop Nature Reserve. We overnight in Clanwilliam on dinner bed and breakfast basis.
Today we visit the West Coast National Park, and of course the flower-filled Postberg. After our visit, we return to Cape Town and aim to be at Century City’s Stay Easy hotel by 5pm. Our overnight stay in Cape Town does not include dinner. Only Bed and Breakfast basis.
This morning we enjoy an early breakfast. After breakfast we proceed to Cape Town Station, where we depart at 9.00am with the Premier Class train back to Johannesburg. Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included on the train.
Today is the last day of our tour. We arrive in Johannesburg, any time from 12.00nm.
Train ticket and transport included in the package.
Your are accompanied by nationally registered tour guides
The tour package includes Dinner, bed & breakfast at all places where we stay over. All other meals, snacks and drinks are for your own account.
On the Premier Class train (Luxury Tour) :
All meals are included on the train. The rest of the tour is dinner, bed & breakfast based.