Explore the best of South Africa on this 12 Day Garden Route and Safari Tour! The Garden Route is a stunning coastal stretch of land running from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape. Travellers can enjoy plenty of excellent scenic views along the way, as well as game reserves and premier accommodation. We have put together a suggested itinerary for you to enjoy, which we can also customise to suit your needs!
Our recommendation is to end every Garden Route tour with a safari, because finishing your holiday off in the Southern African bush is something you will never forget.
Cape Town Blue Guesthouse
Kick-off your journey in Cape Town at the Blue Guesthouse, a Victorian-styled manor situated in Tamboerskloof.
Franschhoek – Basse Provence Guesthouse
Day 4 will find you in the scenic Cape Winelands where you will enjoy a short stay at the Basse Provence Guesthouse in Franschhoek.
Knysna – Candlewood Lodge
Next, spend two brilliant days in Knysna at Candlewood Lodge, situated above the Knysna Lagoon.
Plettenberg Bay – Milkwood Manor
Milkwood Manor in Plettenberg Bay is where travellers will enjoy day 7. Set right on the beach, this picture-perfect manor is ideal for beach lovers.
Tsitsikamma – Tsitsikamma Village Inn
Day 8 finds travellers in the unique Storms River area of Tsitsikamma. Spend two relaxing days in the Tsitsikamma Village Inn.
Amakhala – HillsNek Safari Camp
Nestled in the beautiful Eastern Cape bushland of Amakhala, is HillsNek Safari Lodge. The 4-Star getaway is a luxury escape for all. Located on the banks of the Bushman’s River, HillsNek is comprised of four luxury tented chalets that have the perfect view of the African bushland. All tented chalets are secluded, spacious and beautifully furnished, offering guests the utmost privacy. Each room includes a private, outdoor shower with a stunning view. HillsNek is ideal for couples, small groups or families wanting a unique safari adventure. Activities offered include game drives with a trained guide, as well as excursions to neighbouring reserves. The Big 5 and a range of other wildlife can be observed, including giraffe, cheetah, hyena, zebra and more.
Travellers will enjoy the excellent Amakhala Game Reserve on day 9 to 11, the last two days of your Garden Route trip. Before you experience the wild African bush, here’s how the rest of your Garden Route adventure will pan out.
Contact us for more information regarding this itinerary. If you would like to tailor make an itinerary to suit you, we are on hand to help make your dream holiday a reality.