The Garden Route offers the finest scenery, ocean sunsets and tropical forests from the Big 5 in the Addo Elephant National Park to the iconic Cape Town. Let the beauty of this unique area unfold before your eyes. 8 days Garden route.
We make use of mid-range typical African standard lodge accommodation. Accommodation is situated either in National Parks, on the banks of a river, or in other places of interest. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, chalets and tented camps. Most of them have a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. Some properties are equipped with swimming pools and/or bar areas.
Port Elizabeth: Arrival in a seaside city Route 67 walking tour visiting public art celebrating Nelson Mandela’s life
Garden Route: Game driving in Addo Elephant National Park Explore the forests of Tsitsikamma National Park on leisurely hikes Oyster tasting experience
Cango Caves: View limestone formations on guided tour of the caves
Cape Winelands: Wine tasting and cellar tour
Cape Town: Explore the city at leisure Full day scenic Cape Peninsula tour including Cape Point Optional activities available
*2019 Price is per person sharing. Price excludes single supplement and any additional activities & meals not set out in the itinerary.
*2020 USD 1469 per person sharing. Price excludes single supplement and any additional activities & meals not set out in the itinerary.
*Please note all rates are subject to change according to rate of exchange fluctuations*
DAY 1: PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA
On arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. The rest of the day may be spent at leisure in the “friendly” city by the sea to participate in optional activities or enjoy a relaxed afternoon at the beach.
Accommodation: The Kelway Hotel or similar (luxury rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, restaurant)
DAY 3 & 4: TSITSIKAMMA, SOUTH AFRICA
After visiting ‘The Heads’ in Knysna, a town nestled on a tranquil lagoon, we will enjoy an interactive and educational oyster tasting experience. We continue our journey, travelling over the Outeniqua Mountains into the Little Karoo arriving in the town of Oudtshoorn. We take a trip to the famous Cango Caves, with their impressive ancient stalagmites and stalactites before overnighting in the ostrich capital of the world.
Accommodation: Mooiplaas or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, bar, restaurant and swimming pool)
DAY 6 & 7: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
En-route to Cape Town, we visit the pretty university town of Stellenbosch, for wine tasting and a cellar tour. Once in Cape Town the afternoon is at leisure, enjoy sundowners at one of the fabulous beaches or indulge in some last minute shopping at the V&A Waterfront. The next day we get to explore the many attractions the ‘Mother City’ has to offer on our Cape Point tour.
Accommodation: The Townhouse Hotel or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms and restaurant)