Garden Route Adventure with Addo

TZA03: 10 Days Private Tour of Port Elizabeth - Addo - Garden Route - Cape Town
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking driver guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Vehicle: Air-conditioned car, spacious and comfortable
Accommodation: 4-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $2479 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Port Elizabeth, Airport pick-up
Welcome to South Africa! Your driver-guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest time is free for you.

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth
Day 2 Transfer from Port Elizabeth to Addo Elephant National Park
After breakfast, we will go to Route 67 - a road with impressive scenery. The 67 works of art on both sides of the road witness the 67 years that "father of the nation" Mandela has dedicated to the freedom of South African People. In the afternoon, you will be escorted to Addo Elephant National Park. As the 3rd largest national park in South Africa, there are more than 500 elephants here. We can also see other animals like lions, spotted hyenas, warthogs, rhinos, zebras and buffaloes. We will have a game drive safari, looking for trails of these animals.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Dungbeetle River Lodge
Day 3 Transfer from Addo to Knysna, the oyster box of South Africa
The 3rd day of our South Africa Garden Route tour Package will take the road towards the Garden Route. We will drive through Nature's Valley and see winding trees and ferns, breathtaking mountains and primary forests. On the way, we will also visit Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and Birds of Eden. Monkeyland is famous for its long-term commitment to shelter and rescue primates in captivity, where people can see 11 different kinds of primates. Birds of Eden is the world's largest single free flight aviary, where you can see a variety of different birds like Caribbean Flamingo, Golden Pheasant and Ruppell's Parrot.

Then we will arrive in Knysna. Knysna Lagoon is the most famous attraction in the town. The rich creatures underwater in the Knysna Lagoon make it become a popular haunt by water birds, including snipes, herons, kingfishers, African fish eagles, and Knysna woodpeckers. If time permits, you can enjoy a lagoon cruise at dusk or we can do it tomorrow morning.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Parks Manor Guest House
Day 4 Half day Knysna tour
After breakfast, we will continue to visit Knysna area and explore the beauty of Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Beach, Brenton and Buffalo Bay. Enjoy the free time in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Parks Manor Guest House
Day 5 Transfer from Knysna to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world
In the morning, we will drive to Oudtshoorn. The midway stop of today's holidays to South Africa is Cango Caves. It is the most spectacular and oldest stalactite cave discovered in South Africa. Although Oudtshoorn doesn't have a coastline view, it is famous for ostrich, which also known as "Ostrich Capital of the World".

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: De Zeekoe Guest Farm
Day 6 Transfer from Oudtshoorn to Franschoek via Route 62
After visiting ostrich farm in the morning, we will drive to Franschoek via Route 62. The Route 62 connects small towns between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. When passing by Robertson and Montague in the midway, you will taste South Africa's world-class wine. Then we will arrive at Franschoek in the evening. Franschoek is one of the oldest towns established by French Huguenots, meaning 'French Corner'. Huguenots brought French grape varieties, brewage technology, architecture and lifestyle. Since then, the town has a unique French style, which makes it become 'Provence in Southern Hemisphere'.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: La Fontaine Guest House
Day 7 Full day winelands tour, transfer to Cape Town
Today we will continue our wine lands tour. The first stop is Paarl for a wine tasting. Then we will visit Taal Monument, the most famous symbol of Afrikaans, was erected in 1975 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Afrikaans as the official language. Next, we will go to Stellenbosch (Oak City). It is also known as Bordeaux in South Africa. Here you can know more about wine making and tasting skills. You can also taste nice wines in the wine farm. Besides, strolling around shops in the town and visit local museums are recommended. After that, we will arrive at the Mother City of South Africa - Cape Town. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 8 Full day private Cape Peninsula tour
For today's itinerary of South Africa Garden Route Packages, we will accompany you to tour around Cape Peninsula. First we will pass through Sea Point, Clifton and Camp's Bay and arrive at Hout Bay. Then we will go to Duiker Island by ferry, which has thousands of seals. Next, we are going to the lighthouse of Cape Point Nature Reserve. Then, take a walk to white sand beach. After that, we will drive the car and go to Simon's Town to see wild African penguins. After passing through Kalk Bay and Muizenberg, the last stop is Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Having about 7,000 plant species, it is the most prestigious botanical garden in South Africa.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 9 Cape Town city tour, Table Mountain and Robben Island Tour
After breakfast, we will visit places such as Castle of Good Hope and Cape Town City Hall in Cape Town. The next stop is St. George's Cathedral - the oldest church in the city. After pass through Company Gardens, we will arrive at the cultural center Bo-kaap, which is also called Cape Malay Quarter. Then we are going to Table Mountain - one of the Seven Wonders of Nature. It may be the most photographed landmark in South Africa, which is reputed as 'God's Dining Table'. 

Next, we will accompany you to take a ferry to Robben Island and visit the former prison. The first black president of South Africa Nelson Mandela was imprisoned here for 18 years.

Tips: Robben Island requires guests to provide an identification when they purchasing ticket and boarding a ferry. All visitors need to show one of the following proofs: identification, passport, birth certificate, driving license. Copies will be accepted.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 10 Departure from Cape Town, Airport see-off
Today your Holidays to South Africa Garden Route ends. After breakfast, we will send you to the airport. Thanks for choosing us and wish you a happy journey in South Africa!

Cape Town is a beautiful city. If you want to continue exploring and discovering, we are pleased to book hotels for you. 

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English speaking driver guide as itinerary specifices
  • Private transfer in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flights into and out South Africa
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for the driver guide, hotel and lodge
  • Personal travel insurance
  • South Africa visa fees
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