Depart Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass. After travelling the plateau of expansive apple orchards in and around Grabouw, arrive at the charming town of Swellendam and continue through the folded sandstone mountains of the Huis River and Tradouw Passes. Route 62 highlights the true diversity of landscapes and ever changing semi-desert areas of the Klein Karoo. Pass through the towns of Barrydale and Calitzdorp to Oudtshoorn. Enjoy a hearty dinner (not included).
Protea Hotel Riempie Estate or similar – bed and breakfast
After breakfast, start the day with a visit to the world famous Cango Caves for a fully guided tour. Time permitting an optional tour of the Crocodile and Cheetah Park is also available. Visit the Safari Ostrich Farm for a glimpse at how a working ostrich farm works. After lunch (not included) continue to George over the Outeniqua Pass. Scenic drive via Dolphin Point to Wilderness and on to South Africa’s “oyster capital” Knysna. Enjoy dinner (not included) at one of the wonderful local restaurants that the Waterfront has to offer.
Protea Hotel Knysna Quays or similar – bed and breakfast
Departing Knysna we continue via the ‘millionaires playground’ of Plettenberg Bay to the Tsitsikamma Forest area. Remember to keep an eye out for the rare Knysna Loerie when visiting the Big Tree. After lunch (not included) at the scenic Storm’s River Mouth, gaze in awe at the scenery whilst crossing the bridge over the Storm’s River, where photographic opportunities abound. Leaving the Garden Route via the high forests of Tsitsikamma, we arrive in Port Elizabeth for drop off at your hotel or at Port Elizabeth Airport.
|Days:||3 Days and 2 Nights|
|Min/Mx Participants:||Two / Nine|
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday at 08h30 from Cape Town CBD Hotels
|Accommodation:||Upper 3 Star Hotels|
|Vehicle:||Luxury Sedan / Microbus / Quantum|
|Driver/Guide:||Services of THETA registered driver/ guide throughout tour|
|Languages Available:||English – German. Other language guides available on request booked on a private basis|
|Included:||Meals: 2 breakfasts |
Entrance Fees: Conservation fee for Tsitsikamma National Park; Big Tree; Cango Caves, Safari Ostrich Farm