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Garden Route Splendour

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 795

The Garden Route is legendary for its awesome natural beauty. From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, this touring idea journeys across spectacular mountain passes and along a pristine coastline boasting some of South Africa's top resorts.


This 4-day small group trip takes you from friendly Port Elizabeth to Cape Town via many of South Africa’s finest attractions.

Consider arriving early to enjoy all Port Elizabeth has to offer before heading off to explore the beautiful Tsitsikamma Forest and Tsitsikamma National Park. The following day, a memorable trip to stunning Knysna will satisfy any cravings for panoramic views and the chance to explore independently.

A visit to Oudtshoorn, the centre of South Africa’s ostrich industry and ‘feather capital of the world’ will give you a unique insight into daily local life. Later, you will visit the fascinating limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world's great natural wonders.

The tour ends in dynamic Cape Town, famously set at the foot of Table Mountain.

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 795

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Day 1

Port Elizabeth to Knysna

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.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Rex Hotel

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    Rex Hotel



    One of Knysna's most elegant and sophisticated accommodation offerings, The Rex Hotel promises its guests superior service and exceptional comfort. The impeccably appointed Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to world-class restaurants, blossoming forests and the shores of the serene lagoon. The Rex Hotel offers ...

    One of Knysna's most elegant and sophisticated accommodation offerings, The Rex Hotel promises its guests superior service and exceptional comfort. The impeccably appointed Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to world-class restaurants, blossoming forests and the shores of the serene lagoon. The Rex Hotel offers its guests free onsite parking, free bicycle hire and 24 hours security. The hotel is centrally located and within walking distance to all major banks, shopping malls as well as the Waterfront.

    Facilities

    • Fitness Centre
    • Hair Salon
    • Parking

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Day 2

Knysna

After a leisurely breakfast we'll enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where we 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.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3

Knysna and Oudtshoorn

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.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hlangana Lodge

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    Hlangana Lodge



    Located on the quiet part of the Golden Mile, enroute to the Cango Caves and walking distance to the best restaurants in town, this first class guest house is set on more than a hectare of exotic gardens. Enjoy the great South African outdoors in ...

    Located on the quiet part of the Golden Mile, enroute to the Cango Caves and walking distance to the best restaurants in town, this first class guest house is set on more than a hectare of exotic gardens. Enjoy the great South African outdoors in the landscaped gardens or relax in a deck chair next to the salt water swimming pool.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bar
    • Fax
    • Gym
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Shop
    • Swimming Pool

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Day 4

Oudtshoorn to Franschhoek to Cape Town

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.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

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PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Seat in coach vehicle and driver/guide
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

OTHER INFORMATION:

There is also the private option with same or higher category of accommodations that can depart on any day.

Alternative accommodation may be confirmed due to availability, these will always be in the same category or higher, at no additional charge.

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30 Sep 2018
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