Garden Route    (4 Days)


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Operates from November 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019

 

$875 - $930

Explore charming historic towns off the beaten track in the Klein Karoo, travel through picturesque scenery and take in all the top highlights of the Garden Route in just four days.

  • The striking landscape and warm generosity of the Klein Karoo including a heart-warming community visit at a farm school
  • Charming holiday towns offering diverse attractions, great shopping and fine dining
  • The unusual natural beauty and fascinating flora and fauna of the Garden Route
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Day 1: CAPE TOWN / MATJIESFONTEIN / PRINCE ALBERT

Seven Arches - Prince Albert - Wikipedia by Suzi-k - 800px-Prince_Albert_Seven_ArchesUpon your arrival in Cape Town, you'll 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 with the longest harvest season in the world.  Then continue to Matjiesfontein. 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.

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Day 2: OUDTSHOORN

classic.ostrich.11sep.563After 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.

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Day 3: GEORGE / KNYSNA

Knysna - Wikipedia by Zaian - Public Domain - KnysnaWaterfrontAfter breakfast, travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George, the sixth oldest town in South Africa, with many historical landmarks such as 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 harbor lagoon. Overnight in Knysna.

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Day 4: PORT ELIZABETH

Port Elizabeth - Wikipedia by Lugerda - 1200px-City_Hall_Port_Elizabeth..376After 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.

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