Relish the scenic splendor of the Cape Winelands, Klein Karoo and Garden Route. This journey sets out on the road less traveled through the Cape Winelands and the evocative Klein Karoo before traversing the Outeniqua Mountain Pass and descending to the lush Garden Route coastline. It is a circular route, ending back in Cape Town via the coastal roadway so you take in all the fantastic highlights of this beautiful region.
ItineraryDay 1: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn Stop At: BarrydaleDepart Cape Town and travel through the ‘Little Karoo’ and Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town. En route, stop off in the town of Barrydale, where we 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.(The school visit is subject to the school being open)Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Dinner: Included - drinks for clients own accountAccommodation included: La Plume Guest House or similar(luxury room - comfortable)( honeymoon suite - Cut Above)(Superior Suite - Premium)Day 2: Oudtshoorn to Knysna Stop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western CapeAfter breakfast take 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.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Safari Ostrich FarmReturn to Oudtshoorn for a tour and light lunch at an Ostrich Farm.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Outeniqua Pass, George, Western CapeOur journey continues over the scenic Outeniqua Pass to George, the administrative hub of the Garden Route area and then onto Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Meals included: • Breakfast: Included • Lunch: Included - Drinks are for clients own accountAccommodation included: Rex Hotel or similarstandard room - comfortable Studio Luxury Apartment - Cut AboveStudio Luxury - premium Day 3: KnysnaStop At: Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna, Western CapeEnjoy Lagoon cruise and take trailor ride up the Western Head followed by lunchDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Included - drinks are for clients own accountAccommodation included: Rex Hotel or similarstandard room - comfortable optionStudio luxury apartment - Cut above Studio Luxury - premiumDay 4: Knysna to AlbertiniaPass By: Mossel BayAfter a leisurely breakfast, travel via George and Mossel Bay to Albertinia, a town set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg Mountain Range. Stop At: Garden Route Game LodgeEnjoy an afternoon open vehicle game drive, at a malaria free private game reserve, that is home to an abundance of animal and birdlife, including the Big Five. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Dinner: Included - drinks are for clients own accountAccommodation included: Garden Route Game Lodge or similar Day 5: Albertinia to Hermanus Stop At: Garden Route Game LodgeOur safari adventure continues with an early morning open vehicle game drive. Our expert guide will endeavour to spoil us with sightings of the “Big Five”, general game and prolific bird life. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Dinner: included - drinks are for clients own accountAccommodation included: Misty Waves Hotel or similar non sea facing room - comfortable partcial sea facing - Cut aboveSea facing - PremiumDay 6: Hermanus to Cape Town Pass By: Huguenot Memorial MuseumAfter a leisurely breakfast depart Hermanus and travel 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. Our story telling guide will take us on a tour through Franschhoek village, sharing with us the fascinating history of the French Huguenots and the Huguenot Memorial Museum. Meals included: • Breakfast: included No accommodation included on this day.