Starting Point: Port Elizabeth - Tsitsikamma National Park - Knysna - Cango Caves - Oudtshoorn - Stellenbosch Wine Route - Cape Town - End Destination
Summary of the Garden Route Trip:
7 Day Tour with Accommodation
Price from R 7.450
Single Room: R 880
Green Seat (Optional): R 50
Duration of Tour: 7 Day, 6 Nights
Accommodation: see detailed description below
Starting Point: Port Elizabeth
End Destination: Kapstadt
7 Travel Days
Unterkunft: luxurious tents
Garden Route Tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
***Alternatively, take part in similar a camping Garden Route Tour from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for R5.450 (7 Days)
***The same tour is also available starting from Cape Town. Please send us an email and we will send you all the necessary information.
|Travel Day 1. Addo Elephant Park
After meeting your guides and group you head to Addo Elephant National Park. This unique Eastern Cape Park is home to one of the densest concentration of African elephants on earth as well as boasting the ‘Big Seven’(elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, southern right whale and great white shark) as Addo is a land and marine park. Optional Activities: Night Game Drive with SANP and Horse Riding
Travel Day 2/3. Tsitsikamma National Park
After the first meeting with your guide and the rest of the group, we make our way to Tsitsikamma National Park. The name can be translated as "water-rich place". It not only includes the original forest, but also a wide strip of coastal waters. The dense forest with old, up to 40 meters tall trees is one of the last ancient forests of South Africa. In this area, you will find the famous Otter Trail. You will hike along a small section of this trail.
* optional activities at additional cost:: Bungee Jumping, Treetop Canopy Tour, Hiking
1x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 2x Dinner
|Travel Day 4. Keurbooms River - Knysna
Close to the Tsitsikamma National Park, you will find the Keurbooms River, near Plettenberg Bay. At this river you will find our accommodation which is within walking distance of a secluded beach. In the afternoon, you can choose between two options: Relax at your accommodation or take a short trip to the nearby town of Knysna. Later, you will have the opportunity to have dinner at one of the local restaurants.
* optional activities at additional cost: Knysna Lagoon Cruise, Dinner at a local restaurant
|Travel Day 5. Outshoorn
From our accommodation, we travel towards the Outeniqua mountains in the direction of Oudtshoorn, where we find the world famous Cango Caves. On the way, you have the possibility of participating on the "Power Van"*. This is a train running on the railway line along the old coastal road between Knysna and George. The Cango Caves contain spectacular halls, large limestone formations. From a local guide you will learn about the cave system which stretches over 4 km.
* optional activities at additional cost: Outeniqua Power Van
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
|Travel Day 6. Stellenbosch Wine Route
We embark on a scenic drive to Stellenbosch, the second oldest European settlement in the Western Province. Our tour continues along parts of Route 62 and a possible stop at Ronnie's Sex Shop (no, not really a sex shop, but rather an interesting pub). Stellenbosch is considered the heart of the Western Cape wine region. Given that this will be our last evening, we go to a local restaurant for dinner*.
* optional activities at additional cost: Visit a ostrich farm, dinner at a local restaurant
|Travel Day 7. Cape Town
After we will have hadt breakfast, we proceed to the Spier wine estate. There you will have the opportunity to try out some the best wines of South Africa. Here you will also find the cheetah breeding project where you see these beautiful animals from up close. The end of the tour ends in Cape Town.
Important Garden Route Dates
Here you will find the set dates for the Garden Route Tour. Please plan your holiday in Cape Town accordingly.
Garden Route Tour Route
On the following map you can follow the route we will be taking on the Garden Route Tour. The tour starts in Port Elizabeth and ends in Cape Town via Knsyna and Oudshoorn along Route 62.
If you have any further questions, please use the form below to contact us. You can also combine this tour with a trip to the Addo Elephant Park which is situated very close to Port Elizabeth. We look forward to hearing from you,
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