THE GREEN RO(O)UT
Experiencing Hydroponics and South Africa in one go...
What is included in the tour?
3 days of commercial Hydroponics course.
3 days of traveling and visiting several hydroponics ventures in South
3 days of visiting popular areas of South Africa.
Commercial Hydroponics Course: conducted by an expert at McGregor, Western Cape, South Africa
Visiting hydroponics ventures specialising in different crops at the Western Cape (Tomato growers, in-vitro Potato growers, Cucumber growers, Herbs, Etc).*
- 3 days tour to interesting locations such as ; Cape Town tour, Knysna, the garden Rout and others.*
What is included in the Green Tour price?
Accommodation (Breakfast included).
Traveling ( including from -to Cape Town airport )
Hydroponics commercial course
What is not included:
- Flights to South Africa –return.
- Meals (self-paid)
The GREEN ROOT TOUR concept involved the introduction and learning about Commercial Hydroponics with the leisure of touring of South Africa while visiting commercial hydroponics structures and interesting touring destinations (Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch botanical Gardens etc)
Notes: * Each Course program is designed according to seasons, type of crops etc and therefore subject to changes.
EXAMPLE OF COURSE PROGRAM:
Landing at Cape Town international airport. Transfer to McGregor accommodation at Fountain Place. (http://www.fountainplace.co.za/).
Dinner; at leisure ( Karoux Restaurant- McGregor- http://www.karoux.co.za/
Day 2 :
Hydroponics Commercial Course
Meals: Light lunch at Tebaldi restaurant or The Deli Girl at McGregor.
Dinner: At Bourbon street Restaurant- Robertson; http://www.bourbonst.co.za/
Hydroponics Commercial Course.
Meals: Light lunch at Strictly Coffee -Robertson, http://www.strictlycoffee.co.za/
Dinner at: Tebaldi Restaurant at Temenos retreat -McGregor http://www.temenos.org.za/
Hydroponic Commercial Course.
Meals: Light meal at McGregor – The Deli girls. Dinner at Green Gables McGregor; http://www.greengablescountryinn.co.za/
Traveling to Cape Town to visit the Table Mountain including cable car to the “table”. http://www.tablemountain.net/
A tour of Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens.
A trip to Rennies Farms on the way back (Specialised Tomatoes and English cucumber)
Dinner at: Bourbon Street Resturant.
DAY 6 :
Traveling to Allee Bleue – near FrenschHoek , Herb producers and famous winery. (http://www.alleebleue.co.za/)
Visiting Hydroponics Strawberry farm near Paarl .
Traveling through the town of Frenschhoek and through the mountain pass back to McGregor.
Dinner at : Karoux restaurant , Mcgregor.
Day 7 :
Traveling through the garden rout to Knysna at leisure , staying at one of the Guest Houses on Lagoon.
Dinner: at leisure at Knysna http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knysna
Traveling to Durban through the beauty landscape of Transkai, staying at Hilton Natal midlands.
Traveling to Durban , Shaka airport Agri-zone to visit the most advance Dutch Greenhouses in South Africa and modern pack-house (FarmWise).
Flying back at the afternoon to Cape Town airport and back to McGregor.
Transfer to Cape Town international airport.
Total cost: 1,550 Euro per person.