This 8-day journey offers an in-depth exploration of South Africa's famed Garden Route. While we list it here as a self-drive journey, we can also provide a local guide/transport if you prefer. You can increase/decrease the number of days you wish to travel and travel in the reverse direction. A wonderful 14-day journey can be enjoyed by combining this itinerary with our Cape Town Explorer and Kruger Wildlife Safari itineraries.
|Start||Cape Town (Day 1)|
|Day 1||Hermanus (Whales)|
|Day 2||Swellendam (Town)|
|Day 3||Oudtshoorn (Garden Route)|
|Day 4||Garden Route (Other)|
|Day 5||Knysna (Garden Route)|
|Day 6||Nature's Valley (Town)|
|End||Port Elizabeth (City) (Day 7)|
This mid-range tour uses guest houses and self catering accommodations.
Drive a vehicle yourself and travel without a tour guide. Rental vehicle is included.
Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized
You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
Not for solo travelers
Solo travelers cannot book this private tour.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is suitable for children of all ages.
Activities & Transportation
Accommodation & Meals
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
1Hermanus Guest House Mid-range guest house in or near HermanusMeals at Own Expense
2De Oude Pastorie Guesthouse Mid-range guest house in or near SwellendamBreakfast Included
3La Pension Guest House Mid-range guest house in or near Oudtshoorn (Garden Route)Breakfast Included
4-5Alfreds Manor Mid-range guest house in or near Knysna (Garden Route)Breakfast Included
6Kamma-Otter Mid-range self catering accommodation in or near Nature's Valley (Garden Route)Breakfast Included
7Conifer Guest House Mid-range guest house in or near Port ElizabethMeals at Own Expense
8End of tour (No accommodation)Breakfast Included