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Cederberg Mountains: Oldies seek advice

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I'm wondering whether to include the Cederberg region in our 19-night (March 23- April 11) South Africa itinerary. It's my first SA visit.

Some background:

We are old (71, 63).

I'm extremely fit and energetic and enjoy the outdoors. My spouse, though perfectly mobile and motivated, has a heart condition, so strenuous activity is ruled out.

We both love cities ,dramatic scenery, history and good food. We have minimal interest in seeing big game but we do enjoy Nature. We avoid crowds, unless there's a good reason for putting up with them.

We have always traveled very, very comfortably but somewhat economically. (Another reason why we're not planning to visit any luxury game reserves.)

Driving has no terrors for us - in fact we quite enjoy it. We plan to rent a car for most of the holiday.

We fly into and out of Cape Town. I have budgeted 4 or 5 nights in CT and 2 nights in the Winelands,

With some of the remaining 12 nights, I would like to do a circuit that includes the Garden Route and vicinity. (My idea of a perfect day would be to crawl through the Swartberg Pass and/or visit the Cango caves -- the more demanding 1.5 hour tour for me, the 1 hour tour for my spouse).

I'm also drawn to the dramatic wilderness of the Cederberg Mountains. There's nice accommodation nearby for a couple of nights. It appears to be a place you can enjoy without excessive physical exertion -- eg driving the Pakhuis pass; visiting the Sevilla rock art site.

1. Does anyone here have a view on the overall desirability of visiting this region? Is there enough to engage a person with some physical limitations?

As I've indicated, we plan to visit parts of the Garden Route and the Klein Karoo. Is this sufficiently different and sufficiently inspiring to merit the allocation of a couple of days, plus travel time?

2. Can you recommend specific destinations or activities? I've read about the donkey tours to a Moravian settlement but I'm uncertain whether that would be the best use of our time.

3. Should we plan to travel along the coast as well eg to Paternoster? Or will we get our fill of marine landscape on the coastal portions of the Garden Route?

Thanks for any insights you can give me on this area.

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