8 Days Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Addo Game Reserve and Vineyards

8 Days Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Addo Game Reserve and Vineyards : Cape Town is the starting point and the finishing point of your journey. The 8-day Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Addo Game Reserve and Vineyards Tour takes you through South Africa’s beautiful coastline, stopping at great sights and activities along the way. Visit Paarl’s gorgeous wine region and take in the city’s colorful architectural fusion, which combines elements of Cape Dutch, Georgian, and Victorian styles. Visit the winery of Bon Courage Wine Estate in Oudtshoorn for a tour and try some of the region’s handmade wine products, or visit an ostrich farm to learn about the bird’s life, which is emblematic of the region. Get a sense of the genuine safari adventure by visiting the Greater Addo Reserve and possibly the Addo Elephant Park.

Summary for 8 Days Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Addo Reserve and Vineyards.

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town and Transfer to Paarl.

Day 2: Transfer to Oudtshoorn

Day 3: Oudtshoorn – Greater Addo

Day 4: Explore Greater Addo

Day 5: Transfer from Greater Addo to Knysna

Day 6: Knysna- Cape South Coast

Day 7: Cape South Coast-Cape Agulhas-Hermanus

Day 8: Transfer Back to Cape Town.

Detailed Itinerary for 8 Days Garden Route, Oudtshoorn, Addo Reserve and Vineyards.

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town and Transfer to Paarl.

Have a wonderful time while you’re here in lovely South Africa! When you arrive at Cape Town International Airport, our representative will meet you and help you pick up your rental vehicle so that you may drive to scenic Paarl, the Western Cape’s Winelands, for your first night in South Africa. Once you’ve checked in, you have the choice of staying at the hotel and taking advantage of all the amenities, or you may take advantage of one of our extra tours or activities.

Fairview Wine Estate is a popular stop on the Paarl wine route because of its award-winning cow and goat milk cheeses, which are sold throughout the country. Fairview is more than simply a vineyard. Local products like as cheese and olive oil may be purchased straight from the farm’s deli, as well as fresh bread from the bakery and wine from the cellar (not included, optional extra).Spend the night in Paarl.

Day 2: Transfer to Oudtshoorn

You may start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, then check out and travel to Oudtshoorn, a town on the Grobbelaars River. Upon arrival, check into your accommodation and select from a broad range of extra tours and activities. Oudtshoorn has the world’s largest ostrich population and several great ostrich show farms like Safari Ostrich Show farm are located in and around the town. Visitors may observe enormous ostrich flocks up close and learn about the birds’ development from an egg to an adult.

The tour also includes information on the many varieties of ostrich feathers and the manufacturing of ostrich skins, which includes a look at the various sections of the skin and their functions. A visit to the Bon Courage Wine Estate is an additional choice. As a part of the Robertson Wine Route, it’s nestled in the picturesque Breede River Valley, beneath the Langeberg Mountains. Red, white, fortified, and sparkling wines, as well as fortified and sparkling blends, are all made here and sold domestically and overseas. Café Maude on the estates is available for breakfast and lunch (not included, optional extra). Spend a night in Oudtshoorn.

Day 3: Oudtshoorn – Greater Addo

After a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, you have the option of booking an optional trip to Cango Caves, which departs at 10:00 am. The Cango Caves are located 30 kilometers outside of Oudtshoorn in the Swartberg Mountains’ foothills. The 5-kilometer-long cave system, which has more than 80 chambers, exhibits a wide variety of stalagmites and stalactites. As an alternative, check out of the hotel and drive to Greater Addo, where the Addo Elephant Park takes center stage. In the Eastern Cape Province, there is a stunningly diverse and gorgeous region that is mostly unexplored by tourists. Once you’ve checked into your hotel, you’ll have plenty of time to explore this breathtaking location at your own pace. Dinner and overnight in Greater Addo.

Day 4: Explore Greater Addo

Get a good night’s sleep and prepare for the day’s activities by eating breakfast in the hotel. Today is all about the safari and wildlife. If you drive to Addo National Park and fill out the Park’s indemnification form, you’re in for a real treat. Addo Elephant National Park, one of South Africa’s most picturesque parks, is an option worth exploring as well.

While it’s known mostly for its elephants, the park is also home to several other South African animal species in addition to those mentioned above. Get out of the forest and get back to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours. Stay the night in Greater Addo.

Day 5: Transfer from Greater Addo to Knysna

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before your early morning journey to Knysna (not later than 9:00 am). Tsitsikamma National park, a component of the Garden Route National Park, has a beautiful suspension bridge that you may stroll across. After a 30 minute stroll, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking vistas. There’s a restaurant in the park too. Proceed to Knysna, the Garden Route’s Pearl, and take your time exploring the waterfront at your leisure as you check in. Knysna is a tropical haven of verdant indigenous woods, placid lakes, and glistening beaches. Knysna is where you’ll be spending the night.

Day 6: Knysna- Cape South Coast

Get in your car and drive along the Garden Route after breakfast. There are featherbed John Benn cruises on the famed Knysna lagoon that you can arrange in advance to relax on before a long drive. The John Benn is a two-deck luxury ferry with a floating restaurant. Yellowwood from the Knysna Forest is used to build the top and lower decks. Great food and drinks are available on both the top and lower levels of this beautiful floating restaurant, which provides an a la carte menu. Along with the Garden Route itself, there are other attractions dotted along the coast, such as lakes, mountains, rivers, and colorful beaches. Dinner and overnight in Cape South Coast.

Day 7: Cape South Coast-Cape Agulhas-Hermanus

Once you’ve finished your breakfast, head to Cape Agulhas, Africa’s southernmost point. It got its name from Portuguese mariners, derived from the term needle owing to jagged cliffs near offshore. Continue on to Cape Town, South Africa. It’s also home to South Africa’s sole lighthouse museum. Continue on to Hermanus, where you may check into your hotel. Hemel en Aarde Wine Route Experience is a well-kept secret in Hermanus, and with good reason. Take part in an optional activity at Creation Wine Estate, which offers interesting wines combined with superb cuisine. Spend the night at Hermanus.

Day 8: Transfer Back to Cape Town.

After breakfast, it will be time to bid our final goodbyes to South Africa. Enjoy your final meal before returning to Cape Town International Airport to catch your journey back home. Proceed to your next location after returning your automobile to the car rental agency. In Gansbaai, optional activities such as whale watching excursions and shark cage diving are still available to schedule. End of Tour.

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