Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Winelands
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Visit the enchanting Tsitsikamma Forest and South Africa's biggest tree. Journey via ferry to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, situated at the entrance to the Knysna Lagoon. Travel by steam train on the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe from George to Knysna, admiring spectacular coastal scenery. Discover the Cango Caves with its magnificent stalactite and stalagmite formations. Experience a thrilling ostrich ride. Enjoy a wine tour in the Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek Paarl.
Day 1: Port Elizabeth / Plettenberg Bay
On arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport, you are met and assisted to the Car Hire Depot. Collect your vehicle and head for the seaside village of Plettenberg Bay. After checking in, spend the remainder of the afternoon, exploring this holiday haven, lined by several miles of white sands, backed by the blue-grey outline of the Tsitsikamma Mountains and lapped by an endless succession of gentle waves.
Day 2: Plettenberg Bay / Knysna (B)
Set off on your tour of the scenic Garden Route. This magical area hugs the dramatic Indian Ocean coastline on the one side, and magnificent mountain ranges on the other. The area is famous for its endless lakes, wildlife, lagoons, wide flowing rivers, as well as its rich green indigenous forests and flora.
Day 3: Knysna (B)
Spend today exploring Knysna, one of the Southern Cape coast's best known holiday destinations, situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful lagoon. It offers many activities and attractions of a wide variety. The most well known attraction being the 'Heads', two great sandstone cliffs guarding the mouth of the lagoon which connects the estuary with the sea.
Day 4: Knysna / Oudtshoorn (B)
Travel via George, nestled below the Outeniqua Mountains, over the scenic Outeniqua Pass, to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich-feather capital. Visit an Ostrich show farm for an informative tour, or explore the Cango Caves, one of the world's great natural wonders.
Day 5: Oudtshoorn / Winelands (B)
Depart Oudtshoorn, travelling towards Stellenbosch, we suggest you travel along the alter-native road back to Cape Town, the famous 'Route 62'. Route 62 is one of the most beautiful travel routes in South Africa, as well as one of the least known and least travelled ones. Make your way through the Huisrivier Pass, Ladismith, Barrydale and on to the romantic village of Montagu. Historically known as the entrance to the Klein (Little) Karoo, Montagu?s attractions include orchards, vineyards and natural hot springs. Travel through spectacular mountain passes, via Robertson, Worcester and Franschhoek, onto Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa, meandering along the wine route.
Day 6: Winelands / Cape Town (B)
As the name suggests, the Cape Winelands is the largest wine-producing region in the Western Cape. With a selection of over 200 cellars to choose from, you are guaranteed to taste some of the finest wines in the world. Later today travel to Cape Town International Airport, where you drop off your hire car, and check-in for your onward flight.
1 Nights accommodation at your selected hotel in Plettenberg Bay, with breakfast.
2 Nights accommodation at your selected hotel in Knysna, with breakfast.
1 Nights accommodation at your selected hotel in Oudtshoorn, with breakfast.
1 Nights accommodation at your selected hotel in Stellenbosch, with breakfast.
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