Day 1  Cape Town – Mossel Bay – George - Knysna

stormsriverbridgeDepart from Cape Town and drive eastwards via Sir Lowry's Pass and 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, and the site of the first landfall, made by the Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias in 1488. From here you truly enter the Garden Route and travel past George via the Wilderness Lakelands to Knysna. Overnight at Fish Eagle Lodge.

Day 2  Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park - Knysna

Garden Route 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. Your next stop is Storms River with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley, towering 139 m above the river. You return to Knysna via the “Big Tree” and spend the last part of the afternoon exploring the Heads at Knysna.  Overnight at Fish Eagle Lodge.

Day 3  Knysna – George - Oudtshoorn

cango Caves.JPGAfter 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, also known as the 'Feather Capital' of the world, as by far the largest concentration of ostrich farms in the world are found 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

IMG_4976.JPGAfter an early start, you visit an ostrich show farm for some unique experiences, including ostrich racing. 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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Garden Route, Karoo
Duration 4 Days
What to bring Camera, Binoculars, Sunscreen
Departing from
Cape Town
Cpt Int Airport
Departure point All hotels in and around Cape Town. Airport subject to timings
Exclusions Lunches (provision is made for lunch stops), Cost of a personal nature such as laundry, Personal insurances
Inclusions The guided tour on a scheduled basis, Accommodation in small luxury hotels and lodges, Breakfasts and dinners, Entrances, Activities mentioned, Conservation fees
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Return point Return to your hotel or the local airport in Cape Town
Cape Town
Garden Route
Cango Caves
Tour ends
Cape Town
Cpt Int Airport
What to wear Comfortable, well worn-in clothes and shoes, Warmer clothes from April to September.

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