Cape Town at sunset & Aerial view of the Knysna Garden Route, South Africa
Cape Town at sunset & Aerial view of the Knysna Garden Route, South Africa
Cape Town aerial view, Cape Point Headland & The Winelands
Cape Town aerial view, Cape Point Headland & The Winelands
Route 62, Congo Caves & Oudtshoorn Ostriches
Route 62, Congo Caves & Oudtshoorn Ostriches
Knysna
Knysna
Tsitsikamma National Park & Port Elizabeth cityscape
Tsitsikamma National Park & Port Elizabeth cityscape

Cape Town and The Garden Route

7 nights from £2,239 per person

Overview

This seven night tour shows you some of the ultimate sights in all of South Africa. Starting in the charming cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, you’ll get the chance to visit historical buildings and pretty vineyards. Then you’ll leave the city and journey down the Garden Route, a picturesque journey that takes you through coastal towns, working ostrich farms and fabulous natural sites. (TM+FM)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a full day Cape Point & Peninsula tour
  • Take part in a Cape Winelands tour
  • Visit an ostrich farm and enjoy a guided tour in Oudtshoorn
  • Explore the Cango Caves
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise into the Knysna Heads
  • Witness the Birds of Eden, the largest free flight bird aviary in the the world
  • Explore the Tsitsikamma National Park
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Flying in to Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Winchester Mansions. This afternoon can be spent at leisure, or you may wish to get out and about and explore this beautiful city.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 2

This morning you will be picked up from the hotel for your scheduled full day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour. This is a truly awe-inspiring experience which takes you past magnificent beaches, stunning panoramas and picturesque coastal villages to the towering headland known as Cape Point. The tour ends as you return to your hotel during the late afternoon and you will stay here overnight.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 3

In the morning of the third day you’ll you embark on the Cape Winelands Tour. This is a wonderful drive, winding its way through the heart of the Cape Winelands offering the chance to see everything from superb mountain ranges, picturesque vineyards and relaxed Cape Dutch homesteads. Then you will return to Cape Town late in the afternoon for your overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 4

After breakfast on the fourth day you will check out and leave Cape Town, and depart on The Garden Route Highlights small group tour. Travel through the Huguenot Tunnel and onto the scenic Route 62 where you will stop for lunch (not included in cost) in Barrydale. From here you’ll continue to the sleepy town of Oudtshoorn – known as the ‘feather capital of the world’. You’ll get the chance to visit a working ostrich farm and enjoy a guided tour though the grounds. Check in to your accommodation in the late afternoon before enjoying dinner.

Overnight: Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Day 5

Today you will spend a morning enjoying a tour of the Cango Caves – this is one of South Africa’s top attractions and also one of the most impressive sights in the world. You’ll then travel onwards to the lagoon-side town of Knysna, a pretty town with a distinctly European flavour. Embark on a tranquil cruise into the Knysna Heads. Then when you return to the mainland, your journey continues to Plettenberg Bay for the following two nights.

Overnight: Hunters Country House

Day 6

After breakfast you’ll pay a visit Birds of Eden, which is the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. After lunch you also have the option to go on the Whale & Dolphin boat experience before returning to Plettenberg Bay.

Overnight: Hunters Country House

Day 7

After breakfast you will journey along the final section of the Garden Route to the stunning Tsitsikamma National Park. You’ll get the chance to walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge. It offers wonderful views and photo opportunities. Its then onto Port Elizabeth where your small group tour ends. Overnight in Port Elizabeth. You may wish to extend your stay in Port Elizabeth for a few nights before your onward journey.

Overnight: The Beach Hotel.

Day 8

After breakfast, maybe take the opportunity to stroll leisurely around Port Elizabeth before checking-out and transferring to the airport for your onward journey.

The Garden Route Highlights small group tour departs every Monday from Cape Town

Departures may be available from Port Elizabeth during certain times of the year, please call for details.  The itinerary for this will match that above, but will be in reverse.

Please note, during certain times of the year, alternative hotels may be used.

Lucy Gorham
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