South Africa and Camino – Two Different Escapes with TD Active Holidays

Two giraffes standing high amidst South African bushes and you can see the mountains in the background

Whether it’s the Big Five of wildlife or the last 100 km of the Camino – there is a certain beauty in being able to tick things off your list. And to experience the charms of what the world around us has to offer. There is so much diversity in terms of landscapes and experiences. That is why, these two holiday offers and packages with TD Active Holidays are worth exploring.

Cape Town, the Garden Route and Safari

South African landscape as seen from an aerial view

Explore South Africa on this 13-night guided group holiday with Travel Department. Your tour begins in Cape Town, where you’ll encounter some of the city’s most famous landmarks including a cable car ride to the top of the majestic Table Mountain and a visit to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years. Next, you’ll visit the stunning stretch of south-eastern coast known as the Garden Route. Staying in characterful towns as you travel, you’ll be treated not only to magnificent coastal views, mountains and lagoons, but also a taste of rural South Africa. You will also savour the flavours of the region on a full day wine tour of local vineyards.

Your final stop is Kariega Game Reserve, a family-owned and operated private safari reserve located in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Situated on the Garden Route, the reserve is the perfect place to take game drives in search of the ‘Big Five’ game animals.

From €3,749 pps – includes all flights, transfers, 8 nights accommodation on a bed breakfast basis, 3 nights on a full board basis in 4 star hotels; also, includes excursions and expert guides.

Departs on 3rd April 10th May, 6th Sept, 20th Sept and more dates in October and November 2023.

Details here: Guided Group Holiday to Cape Town with 3 Day Safari & Wine Tour (traveldepartment.com)

Camino de Santiago – The Last 100km

A man with his back to the camera, and a backpack at his feet and a walking stick in his hand on the Camino route

Embark on the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago with TD active Holidays. This guided walking holiday is perfect for those looking to capture the essence of the Camino: beautiful walking terrain, delicious food and wine, and fascinating history. You’ll start your journey in Sarria and walk along the last 100km of the Camino Francés. From there, you’ll make your way towards Santiago de Compostela, where you’ll receive your ‘Compostela’ certificates and have time to explore the magic of Santiago’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From meeting fellow pilgrims to soaking up the unique atmosphere of this famous journey, this is sure to be a holiday to remember.  You’ll stay 3 nights in the city of Lugo and 4 nights in the city of Santiago de Compostela – Enjoy 5 days walking the Camino with a guide and packed lunches included. Experience ancient churches, sleepy villages & gorgeous landscapes as you walk and tour the historic centre of Santiago de Compostela with an expert, local guide.

From €1,199 pps – includes flights, transfers, 7 nights accommodation on a half board basis, expert walking and local guides.

Departs on 19th April, 13th September, 11th October in 2023 and also dates in 2024.

This holiday is ideal for experienced walkers, with an average walking distance between 18-28km per day.

Details here: Camino de Santiago – The Last 100km | TD active Holidays


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