Booking for : 4 Days Garden Route Splendour

4 Days Garden Route Splendour

Tour Details

From the moment we depart the Friendly City of Port Elizabeth, you will see and feel the changing landscape and understand why we call it The Garden Route.

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  • Beach Travel
  • Port Elizabeth
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Day 1,Port Elizabeth > Knysna (D)

We depart Port Elizabeth and head westwards to explore the magnificent beauty of the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest. Visit the spectacularly beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting). We'll arrive at our hotel in Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Overnight in Knysna.

Day 2,Knysna (BL)

After a leisurely breakfast, you will enjoy a lagoon cruise. The Featherbed Nature Reserve was extensively damaged during the recent fire disaster in Knysna. As such, the Featherbed Eco Tour will be amended to a lagoon cruise on board the John Benn accompanied by lunch. This will be a temporary arrangement until the Featherbed Nature Reserve has been repaired and re-opened to the public.. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon.

Day 3,Knysna > Oudtshoorn (BL)

Travel through the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, known as the 'ostrich capital' and the centre of the world's Ostrich farming industry. We'll visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour and light lunch, before taking a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world's great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. We will arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon, in time to check in and relax before dinner (for own account). Overnight in Oudtshoorn.

Day 4,Oudtshoorn > Franschhoek > Cape Town (B)

There is an option (for own account and subject to availability) to enjoy an early morning Meerkat Safari. Witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows, in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities (weather permitting). After this thrilling experience, head back for a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, the journey continues through the 'Little Karoo' to Barrydale, where you will have the opportunity to visit a local farm school, interact with the children and teachers, spending time with them in the classroom learning more about the local farming community, before travelling to Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town. (The school visit is subject to the school being open). Continue to Franschhoek, a picturesque village surrounded by spectacular vineyards, where French Huguenots settled more than 300 years ago, bringing with them their age-old French wine and food culture. From here you will be transferred to Cape Town, spectacularly set at the foot of Table Mountain, where the tour ends on arrival.

Day 4,(OPTIONAL) Oudtshoorn > Franschhoek (B)

Same itinerary as Day 4 (above) but you will overnight in Franschhoek.

Day 5,OPTIONAL: Franschhoek > Cape Town (B)

After a leisurely breakfast, your story telling guide will take you through Franschhoek village, sharing with you the fascinating history of the French Huguenots and the Huguenot Memorial Museum. Enjoy a wine tasting before continuing to Cape Town, where the tour ends on arrival.

Additional Info

  • Duration : 4 Days, 3 Nights
  • Availability : 40
  • Price : $0000
  • Location : Western Cape, South Africa

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