Discover the natural wonders of the Cape with Southern Circle’s luxurious Cape town tour packages.
View the breathtaking scenery of Cape Town like you’ve never seen before with guided Cape Town tour packages. Take a drive with our travel guides on scenic Garden Route Tours that depart from the Mother City. From majestic mountains to beautiful gorges, the Garden Route is perfect for a family road trip with a variety of activities for each member to enjoy. Get to walk in the forests on exciting trails and savor nature’s beautiful plant life or visit the Cango Caves with exciting Garden Route tours from Cape Town.
Why should tourists travel The Garden Route?
The Garden Route is a 300 kilometer stretch of lush, green land on the south-eastern shore of South Africa, most commonly known for its beautiful natural scenery that attracts both local and international tourists. Travelers who drive or hike this picturesque route can expect to see indigenous fauna and flora of the Fynbos Biome that puts the word “garden” in “Garden Route”.
This scenic route is located between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains near the Indian Ocean. The Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountain pass present great hiking opportunities for tourists to get in tune with nature and explore the different plants and wildlife within the area. Close to 300 different species of birds co-exist within the mountainous areas of the Garden Route.
Experience the Garden Route in affordable Southern Circle Cape town tour packages.
A variety of guided tours departing from Cape Town and Port Elizabeth are on offer. Most of them highlight the Garden Route and adjacent semi-desert Little Karoo. We visit the Cango Caves, Tsitsikamma National Park and many other extraordinary scenic areas along the way. Book your tour from Cape Town or Port Elizabeth with us today.
Other tours in the area that may interest you:
- The Addo Elephant National Park
The Addo Elephant National Park, now famously known as the third largest national park in South Africa, is always a highlight on the 6-Day Cape Nature Splendour Guided Tour. Take a trip to this nature reserve to experience an African wildlife adventure. Spot animals such as lions, elephants, black rhinos and hyenas while on a safari tour. This tour package also includes other wildlife areas such as the Great Karoo, which turns it into a full-on wildlife experience.
- The Great Karoo
Tour the Karoo, a semi desert area along the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Northern Cape in South Africa. This dessert area is unique to other natural landscapes in South Africa as its surrounded by sand dunes and interesting natural rock layers across the land. Our shorter 5-day tour also departs from Cape Town, but includes the lunar like Great Karoo as well. On this tour we visit the Karoo National Park for a short encounter with Africa’s wildlife. Travel through the amazing contrast between the lush Garden Route and arid Karoo.
- The Coastline
With a coastline of 300 kilometers, ranging between Mossel Bay and Plettenberg Bay, the Garden Route coastline is famously recognized as a great holiday destination in South Africa. Enjoy the Cape coastal regions with Southern Circle as we take you on guided trips to experience the exceptional beauty of the rugged coastline – including the famous Wild Coast – between Cape Town and Durban, click on the city above that you want to depart from.
When is it the best time for tourists to visit the Garden Route?
Although the Garden Route is beautiful throughout the year, tourists who would like to get the best experience should take a trip on this beautiful route during the Spring season (from September to October) as this is the time when the flowers start to bloom. Tourists visiting the Garden Route around this time of the year can expect temperatures ranging between 15 to 25 degrees Celsius and very little rainfall. These weather conditions are the best for the Fynbos plants to blossom.
When planning your next tour of Cape Town, be sure to book one of Southern Circle’s spectacular Cape Town Tour Packages. Each tour departs from Cape Town, and journeys through the beautiful Garden Route. Visit nature reserves and ostrich farms in memorable tours from Cape Town. View our tour packages below to get more in-depth information regarding each package. See our online itinerary for each individual tour by clicking on the packages below.