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On this trip you don’t have to worry about driving, safety or renting a car, we have that covered. On top you have the liberty to choose the accommodation according to your budget and needs in the towns given below, we will still book them for you or you can leave the choice to us.

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Day 1: Arrival at Cape Town (+/- 210km)

  • Our shuttle service will be at the airport to give you a warm South African Welcome.
  • Depending on arrival time we will do a short guided tour in Cape Town Centre before driving you via the heart of the historic winelands to the border of the Klein Karoo to the Town of roses, wine and Muskadel; Montagu.
  • You spend the night at Mountain View Lodge Montagu***

Day 2 : Acclimatising with a wine-tasting-tour in the Robertson Wine Valley (+/- 80km)western cape garden route guided tour 3

  • We are visiting up to 4 wine estates each with its own different style, from wineries that produce millions of litres per year to have you create, bottle and label your own wine.
  • You spend the night at Mountain View Lodge Montagu ***

 

 

Day 3 : Route 62, the Karoo, Swartberg Pass and some serious off-roading (+/- 400km)

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  • We leave Montagu, the beginning of the Route 62, the longest wine route, early in the morning. Along majestic mountains we work our way up further towards the Great Karoo, to find Ronnie’s Sex Shop, a bar in the middle of nowhere as our on-route stop. Before crossing one of the most beautiful off-road mountain passes in South Africa, the ostriches in Oudtshoorn await our visit. We will even find ourselves underground exploring the Cango caves. We bid the ostriches of the Karoo a farewell, before going off-road again on the Montagu Pass for some breath-taking spectacular mountains and valleys. Time permitting a visit to Wilderness National Park, close to our Resting place for the night.
  • You spend the night in Wilderness

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Day 4 : Along the coast from Nature Reserve to Nature Reserve all the way to the Big 5. (+/-380km)western cape garden route guided tour 6

  • Our tour today will take us over the Provincial Borders, driving along the Indian Ocean via Wilderness National Park, Knysna, Garden Route National Park, Tsisikamma National Park all the way down to Ado Elephant park in the Eastern Cape. At 15:00 we start our first Big5 game drive, followed by bush campfire dinner and a night game drive.
  • You spend the night in Schotia

 

Day 5 : Ado Elephant Park (+/-250km)western cape garden route guided tour 8

  • Established in 1931 to save 11 Elephants on the brink of extinction, and now home to more than 350 of them, 280 Cape Buffalo, black Rhino, a range of Antelope species, as well as the rare flightless dung Beetle, Addo Elephant Park is a perfect destination for the adventurous outdoor and nature lover. Addo Elephant Park, a sanctuary for a wide range of South Africa's Wildlife, is located in the 120 000 ha of land in the thick bushveld of the Sundays Riverwestern cape garden route guided tour 9, in the Eastern Cape. The park, the third largest in South Africa, offers a wide range of game viewing and outdoor activities. We will spend most of the day exploring Ado Elephant Park, getting up close to the local wildlife. Nothing could be better if you are a bush lover. In the afternoon, we return towards Tsitsikamma for a lovely dinner at the Tsitsikamma Lodge and Spa.
  • You spend the night in the forest at Tsitsikamma Lodge and Spa

 

 

 

Day 6 : The Garden Route Warm water , beautiful beaches, forests and bungee (+/- 150km)western cape garden route guided tour 7

  • Our coastal trips continues after a visit to the Tsitsikamma National Park and a walk on the suspension bridge. Before leaving the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and the green forests of Tsitsikamma, we visit the Storm River Bloukrans Bungee, the world’s highest commercial bungee bridge. The Bloukrans Bridge is 216 meters (709 feet above the Bloukrans River and it is also the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the World. The perfect complement to the garden route.
  • You spend the night in Plettenberg Bay

 

Day 7 From the Indian Ocean over the Mountains in the Karoo (+/- 320km)swartbergpas

  • The Garden Route continues and the Indian Oceans smiles back from the cliffs and bay in Knysna. Our route now turns land inwards towards the Klein Karroo. Weather and time permitting we enter Montagu Pass, build in 1848 by 250 convicts, but the highlight is the unforgiving and breath-taking Swartberg Pass, 24 km’s of incredible scenery
  • You spend two nights in Prince Albert

 

Day 8 : Karoo, Ghosts and Fruit (+ /- 380 km)karoo

  • Via wide stretched desert like lands, along mountains our trips takes us down to the Matjiesfontyn. A scenic ghost town and a must see. After lunch in the authentic bar, we continue our trip and change from desert to fruit region.
  • You spend the night at Mountain View Lodge Montagu***

 

 

Day 9 : The Southernmost point of the African continent (+/-430km)western cape garden route guided tour 11

  • The Garden Route continues towards Cape Town, but a turn-off in Swellendam is inevitable as is going down to the coast to visit the most southern tip of Africa, where the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans meet.
  • You spend the night at Mountain View Lodge Montagu***

 

Day 10 : Relaxing day in the mountainsmontagu

  • The small town of Montagu on Route 62 in South Africa boasts a large variety of activities to ensure a memorable stay.
  • You spend the night at Mountain View Lodge Montagu***

 

 

Day 11 : Farmland, Whales (July-November), Penguins and False Bay (+/-380km)western cape garden route guided tour 12

  • Via wide stretched Farmlands, along mountains our trips takes us down to the coast. From July till November the playgrounds for the southern right whales, only one town has a Whale-Cryer, Hermanus. Driving along the Botrivier Lagoon, we end up on the Whale Route, bringing us to the real penguin colony of the Cape. From here we return on our steps and end our day trip back in the heart of the winelands.
  • You spend the night in Hermanus

Day 12 : Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope – Cape Town (+/- 140km)western cape garden route guided tour 13

  • Where False Bay ends, Cape of Good Hope begins, following the breath-taking coastal road we arrive at Cape of Good Hope National Park. This point marks the point where a ship begins to travel more eastward than southward. From the Lighthouse we travel the Cape Peninsula straight into Cape Town.
  • You spend the night in Cape Town

 

Day 13 & 14 : Cape Town – Table Mountainwestern cape garden route guided tour 14

  • Our driver/guide will take you exploring Cape Town and its surroundings. The day schedule is adjusted according to weather conditions. A couple off highlights are the Hop-on Hop-off Bus, Table Mountain, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Bo-Kaap, Robben Island, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, …
  • You spend two morw nights in Cape Town

Day 15 : Goodbye

  • Our shuttle will bring you to Cape Town International Airport

 

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Advantages of this way of traveling:

  • You sit back and relax while we drive
  • No need to hire a car
  • No need to buy maps or rent a GPS, we know the way
  • No worries about getting lost or driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Petrol (fuel) costs are included
  • At all-time you have a driver with local knowledge at your disposal
  • Your safety is our concern and part of our business
  • You have an estimate in advance what your organised vacation spending’s will be.

Side information:

  • For this trip we use comfortable air-conditioned Land Rover Discovery’s. For some city trips and airport transfer we use Audi A6 Avant Quattro.
  • Each Land Rover can take up to 6 passengers, the larger your group the less the cost per person will be.
  • The total distance driven during this trip will be close to 2500 km’s.
  • Our tours take place in a Malaria free area. No anti-malaria precautions are therefore necessary. You are however advised to bring insect repellent during the summer.
  • All our drivers speak fluent English and Dutch.

Included

  • 15 days accommodation Bed & Breakfast based minimum 3* accommodations
  • All transport in luxurious vehicles, fuel costs, road tolls and driver/guide during the trip.
  • Entrance fees for:
    • Tsitsikamma National Park, Addo Elephant Park, Kangoo Caves, Ostrich Safari,
    • Cape Point, Stoney Point Penguin colony
  • 4 Game drives, including 1 night drive and a full day drive in Addo
  • Dinner in Addo
  • Wine tasting including creating your own wine bottle
  • All accommodations Bed & Breakfast minimum 3 to 4 star

Not included:

  • Airplane tickets to and from Cape Town are to be booked and paid by the guest. We can assist in booking tickets.
  • Food (lunch, dinners), drinks and items bought on the way are not included and are payable by the guest, tips (10% recommended)
  • Personal insurance (illness, lost items, …)
  • It is common that the driver receives a tip after completion of the trip. If the guests were satisfied.
  • Entrance fees to additional parks or attractions not mentioned above
    • Table Mountain, Hop-on-Hop-Off Bus, Robben Island
  • Personal expenses

Financial:

Rates from:

  • 2 persons: 2.400 Euro per person
  • 4 persons: 2.200 Euro per person

Book your trip now or contact us for any additional information on
+27 (0)72 927 86 35 or info@r62adventuretours.co.za

or visit your local travel agent and ask them to contact us.

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