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4 Day Garden Route Guided Tour – Cape Town to Cape Town (Code: SCCH)

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R10980

Duration

4 Days

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Experience

Day 1.  Cape Town – Mossel Bay – George – Knysna

Depart from Cape Town on the Garden Route tour and drive eastwards via Sir Lowry’s Pass. Travel through the famous apple country of Grabouw to Swellendam and Mossel Bay. Here you visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree. This is the site where the Portuguese explorer, Bartholomeu Dias, made first landfall in 1488. From here you truly enter the Garden Route and travel past George via the Wilderness Lakelands to Knysna. Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge.

Day 2.  Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park

You explore Knysna and travel further to Plettenberg Bay for a short visit. Then you traverse through magnificent scenic river valley passes. You 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, the parks impresses! Your next stop is Storms River with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge, towering 139 m above the valley. We return to Knysna via the “Big Tree” and spend the last part of the afternoon exploring the Heads at Knysna.   Overnight at Augusta Bay Lodge.

Day 3.  Knysna – George – Oudtshoorn

After breakfast you board a boat for a short trip on the Knysna Lagoon. Depart from Knysna and travel to George. From here you drive via the scenic Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn. The town is known as the ‘Feather Capital’ of the world as we find the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world 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

After an early start, you visit an ostrich show farm for some unique experiences. You travel via the famous Route 62 past Montague 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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From

R10980

Duration

4 Days

Included

The guided tour on a scheduled basis, Accommodation in small luxury hotels and lodges, Breakfasts and dinners, Entrances, Activities mentioned, Conservation fees

Excluded

Lunches (provision is made for lunch stops), Cost of a personal nature such as laundry, Personal insurances

Depart from

All hotels in and around Cape Town. Airport subject to timings

Return to

Return to your hotel or the local airport in Cape Town

What to wear

Comfortable, well worn-in clothes and shoes, Warmer clothes from April to September.

What to bring

Camera, Binoculars, Sunscreen

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