Oudtshoorn

Garden Route: Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (4 days)

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Key Details
Duration
4 days
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Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from selected hotels & guesthouses in the CBD, Sea Point & Green Point.

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy the striking landscape and warm generosity of the Klein Karoo
  • Visit charming holiday towns offering diverse attractions, great shopping and fine dining
  • See the unusual natural beauty and fascinating flora and fauna of the Garden Route
Overview
Marvel in the splendour of the glorious landscapes as you travel along the world-famous ‘Route 62’, through the dramatic Klein Karoo and quaint holiday towns, to South Africa’s friendly city.
What to Expect
We offer 3 different accommodation options on the tour that guests can choose from: The Comfortable Option is mostly 3 star properties, the Cut Above is a mix of 3 & 4 star and the Premium is a mix of 4 star properties.

Day 1 – Tuesday: Cape Town – Prince Albert

Travel through the picturesque Hex River Valley, surrounded by magnificent mountains. This area is considered to be the biggest producer of table grapes in South Africa. Enjoy a wine tasting along a route that boasts the longest harvest season in the world. Continue to Matjiesfontein, where a part of the local hotel served as a convalescent hospital for British officers during the Anglo-Boer War. The entire village was declared a National Heritage Site in 1975 and is today a charming, beautifully restored throwback to the late Victorian era. The journey continues to Prince Albert, another delightful village, dating back to 1762. The town is known for its sun-ripened fresh and dried fruit, vineyards, olives and local cheese. Overnight in Prince Albert.

Day 2 – Wednesday: Prince Albert – Oudtshoorn

After breakfast, enjoy a spectacular drive through Meiringspoort Pass, with breathtaking rock formations and jaw-dropping beauty, as the road winds its way through the Swartberg Mountains to the quaint Little Karoo village of De Rust. Continue to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world and home to the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves. Enjoy a tour of one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. In the afternoon, visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour. Overnight in Oudtshoorn. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 3 – Thursday: Oudtshoorn – Knysna

After breakfast, travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George, the sixth oldest town in South Africa, with many historical landmarks like the Slave Tree and King Edward VII Library building; said to be the best example of Edwardian architecture in the town. The tour travels via Wilderness, an attractive holiday resort to Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where you can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon, returning for lunch under the milkwood trees. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon. Overnight in Knysna. (Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 4
After breakfast you will be transferred (unescorted, driver only) eastward along the Tsitsikamma Forest to Port Elizabeth, where tour ends on arrival. Guests may disembark, on request, at Port Elizabeth Airport.

What's Included
  • Transport
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Porterage
Know Before You Go
• Minimum number of guests: 2
• Maximum number of guests: 14
• Guests on this tour travel together in a luxury vehicle with a professional guide
• Guests do have a choice of accommodation options, which may be offered at the same hotel, or at different hotels in the same vicinity

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