Garden Route Highlights

Description

No trip to South Africa, and Cape Town in particular, is complete without taking the famous Garden Route. On this exciting four day tour you will see how everything in the Garden is rosy as you head north from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth visiting all the places of interest on route. The Garden Route is renowned for its beauty and on your journey you will call in at an ostrich farm, tour spectacular caves, get up close to the animals at an elephant park and tour a national park. This trip makes a great diversion while holidaying in the Rainbow Nation.

Day 1
Cape Town to Oudtshoorn

Today you leave Cape Town and travel through the Huguenot Tunnel and on to Cape Route 62, which is the tourist route in the Western Cape, offering the shortest and most scenic drive. Stop for lunch in Barrydale then continue on to Oudtshoorn where you visit an ostrich farm for an informative tour. Dinner and overnight in Oudtshoorn at the De Opstal Country Lodge or similar.

Day 2
Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay

Enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves – one of the natural wonders of the world. Continue to the lagoon side town of Knysna – the gem of the Garden Route. Enjoy some time at leisure at the Knysna Waterfront before proceeding to The Crags near Plettenberg Bay. Embark on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River before arriving at your lodge where you shall spend the following two nights. Freshen up before dinner at the lodge. Overnight Hog Hollow Country Lodge (standard room) or similar

Day 3
Knysna

After breakfast travel to Plettenberg Bay to see Birds of Eden, the largest free flight bird aviary in the world. . Here you can enjoy an optional whale and dolphin experience or simply have an afternon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Plettenberg Bay.

Day 4
Port Elizabeth

Leave early for a trip to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park. Tsitsikamma originates from the Khoi-Khoi language used by a tribe that lived in the area around 1,700 years ago. It means "a place of many sparkling abundant waters". Lunch in the national park before heading on to Port Elizabeth where your Garden Route tour comes to an end.

Tour details 4 days

Standard Rate fr £568pp
Valid between: 01/01/2017 - 30/04/2017

Tour Highlights

  • Oudtshoorn
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Knysna
  • Port Elizabeth

Included:

  • 3 nights 3 - 4* standard accommodation
  • Half Board on tour

Not included:

  • International flights
  • Arrival and departure transfers

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