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Cape Town, Self-drive Garden Route With Winelands And Eastern Cape Cape Town, Self-drive Garden Route With Winelands And Eastern Cape

A fabulous 11-night tour with 3 nights spent in vibrant Cape Town, allowing plenty of time to enjoy some of the wonderful excursions as well as the V&A Waterfront, the nightlife and the many restaurants.

Six nights self-driving through the Garden Route gives you the freedom to stop where and when you want to, spending as little or as much time as you wish in the places you visit. A couple of days in the Winelands will give you time to explore some of the wine estates and perhaps enjoy a little wine tasting. The tour finishes with a flourish with two nights on safari at the Eastern Cape, for some wonderful wildlife spotting.

3 nights Cape Town, 6 nights self-drive on the Garden Route and 2 nights Eastern Cape Safari

Daily departure
9 days car hire included

Day 1 - Cape Town

Fly overnight to Cape Town.

Days 2-4 - Cape Town

Met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Spend 3 nights at leisure, exploring this vibrant city. A variety of pre-bookable excursions available.
Overnight: from a choice of Cape Town Hotels. We offer a wide range of hotels from the famous V&A Waterfront to Camps Bay area or the city centre.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 5 - Winelands, Franschhoek

Collect your hire car from downtown Cape Town Avis depot (on request, car hire can be dropped to your hotel, additional charges apply, to be settled locally).
Depart for the Winelands region and to the quaint town of Franschhoek. Your stay here is for 2 nights. There is lots to explore in this region at your own pace, including wine tasting at the numerous wine estates in the region. Hop on the wine tram for a day or take a stroll down the high street to explore the independent stores and enjoy the wonderful cuisine available at the local restaurants.
Overnight:
Category 1: Lavender Farm Guest House or similar
Category 2: Franschhoek Country House & Villas or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Day 6 - Winelands, Franschhoek

A further day to explore the Winelands Region.
Overnight:
Category 1: Lavender Farm Guest House or similar
Category 2: Franschhoek Country House & Villas or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Day 7 - Garden Route, Oudtshoorn

Depart after breakfast and commence your drive along the Garden Route, stopping along the way until you reach the 'feather capital of the world', Oudtshoorn, famous for its huge ostrich industry.
Things to do around Oudtshoorn: Visit an ostrich farm for an informative tour or explore the fascinating and beautiful Cango Caves, which are Africa's largest show cave system. Also worth a visit is the Cango Wildlife Ranch, an endangered species special breeding facility and the oldest and largest cheetah contact centre.
Overnight:
Category 1: La Plume Guest House or similar
Category 2: Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Day 8 - Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay

Continue along to Plettenberg Bay, locally known as "Plet", a stunning seaside town with beautiful sandy beaches with a lively atmosphere. You're based here for 2 nights to explore the region.
Things to do around Plettenberg Bay: Explore the town and take a walk along one of its many popular beaches, visit the local Old Nick Village and browse the eclectic collection of shops, hike at Robberg Nature Reserve, enjoy wine tasting at a local estate or visit nearby Knysna for the day.
Overnight:
Category 1: Emily Moon River Lodge or similar
Category 2: The Plettenberg or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Day 9 - Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay

A further full day to explore the region around Plettenberg Bay.
Overnight:
Category 1: Emily Moon River Lodge or similar
Category 2: The Plettenberg or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Day 10 - Garden Route, Tsitsikamma

Depart for the Tsitsikamma which encompasses a marine reserve, deep gorges and local vegetation like the Big Tree, a towering yellowwood.
Things to do around here : Visit Tsitsikamma National Park and hike to Storms River Mouth or the Waterfall, take a drive down Natures Valley, hire mountain bikes or join a canopy tour.
Overnight:
Category 1: Tsitsikamma Lodge or similar
Category 2: Tsitsikamma Village Inn or similar
Meals : Breakfast

Days 11-12 - Eastern Cape Safari

After breakfast, continue to the Eastern Cape safari region and to your chosen accommodation. Leave the car at the accommodation and enjoy game viewing by the lodge's vehicle.
Overnight: at choice of accommodation on the Eastern Cape.
Choose from Amakhala Game Reserve, Kareiga Main Lodge, Pumba Private Game Reserve, Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Kuzuko Lodge or Sibuya Game Reserve.
Your stay here is for 2 nights inclusive of all meals and all game activities.

Day 13 - Depart

Drive to Port Elizabeth and drop of the hire car at the airport. Connect to your flight to the UK, or continue with your onward arrangements.

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Quick Look

Enjoy nightlife, shopping and fabulous excursions in Cape Town.
Explore the Winelands and sample some of the produce.
A safari in the Eastern Cape will reveal a host of wildlife.

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