GARDEN ROUTE GUIDED TOUR - 4 DAYS (CAPE TOWN TO CAPE TOWN)

 

Day 1  Cape Town – Mossel Bay – George - Knysna

stormsriverbridgeDepart from Cape Town and drive eastwards via Sir Lowry's Pass and the famous apple country of Grabouw to Swellendam and Mossel Bay. Here we visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree, and the site of the first landfall, made by the Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias in 1488. From here we truly enter the Garden Route and travel past George via the Wilderness Lakelands to Knysna. Overnight at Fish Eagle Lodge.

Day 2  Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park - Knysna

Garden RouteWe explore Knysna and travel further to Plettenberg Bay for a short visit. Then we traverse through magnificent scenic river valley passes. We visit the Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for 'The place of much water') stretching over one hundred kilometres of wild and rocky coastline characterised by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches and shady indigenous forests along the river valleys. Our next stop is Storms River with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley, towering 139 m above the river. Return to Knysna via the “Big Tree” and spend the last part of the afternoon exploring the Heads at Knysna.  Overnight at Fish Eagle Lodge.

Day 3  Knysna – George - Oudtshoorn

cango Caves.JPGAfter breakfast we board a boat for a short trip on the Knysna Lagoon. Depart from Knysna and travel to George. From here we drive via the scenic Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, also known as the 'Feather Capital' of the world, as by far the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world are found here. We visit the Cango Caves, regarded as one of South Africa's foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprises an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites.  Overnight at La Plume Guest Lodge.

Day 4  Oudtshoorn – Montagu – Worcester – Cape Town

IMG_4976.JPGAfter an early start, we visit an ostrich show farm for some unique experiences, including ostrich racing. Travel via the famous Route 62 past Montagu and Worcester through the Huguenot Tunnel. On the other side of the mountains, on a clear day, you can see Table Mountain in the distance. Arrive in Cape Town where the tour ends.

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TOUR CODE: SCCH
Garden Route, Karoo
Duration 4 Days
What to bring Camera, Binoculars, Sunscreen
Departing from
Cape Town
Cpt Int Airport
Departure point All hotels in and around Cape Town. Airport subject to timings
Exclusions Lunches (provision is made for lunch stops), Cost of a personal nature such as laundry, Personal insurances
Inclusions The guided tour on a scheduled basis, Accommodation in small luxury hotels and lodges, Breakfasts and dinners, Entrances, Activities mentioned, Conservation fees
Price from To find the price for your date of travel, kindly click on BOOK NOW, select your departure date and click on time slot. Then enter the number of people travelling to get the per person rate, the total and a deposit amount if available to book your tour.
Return point Return to your hotel or the local airport in Cape Town
Destinations
Cape Town
Garden Route
Cango Caves
Tour ends
Cape Town
Cpt Int Airport
What to wear Comfortable, well worn-in clothes and shoes, Warmer clothes from April to September.

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