Garden Route Adventure (Reverse)

Combining the classic Garden Route with the Wild Coast's enchanting beauty, this eight-day adventure offers the chance to experience the incredible variety of cultures, stunning landscapes, unique flora and fauna of South Africa. From traditional Xhosa lifestyle in the Transkei to quaint coastal towns, sophisticated vineyards and cosmopolitan cities, this is the perfect South African tasting platter.

Itinerary

Day 1 Cape Town

Travel to South Africa and begin the adventure in the coastal beauty of one of Africa's most attractive cities, Cape Town.

Day 2 Stellenbosch Wine Region

Spend an afternoon exploring the beautiful landscapes of Stellenbosch. Stop in at various wineries to sample the local drop before heading out to a pub or restaurant in the evening.

Day 3 Oudtshoorn

Journey to the ostrich capital of the world and perhaps have dinner in a local home - a great opportunity to gain insight into day-to-day life in modern South Africa.

Days 4-5 Garden Route/Tsitsikamma National Park

Start the day with a visit to the stunning Cango Caves. Travel to the seaside town of Knysna, where there's time to stretch legs and admire the view. Continue on to Tsitsikamma National Park to enjoy hiking, snorkelling or perhaps even bungee jumping. With ancient forests, sweeping vistas of the Indian Ocean and an abundance of wildlife, camping in this national park is an enriching outdoor adventure.

Day 6 Addo Elephant National Park

Nestled in the heart of a densely forested valley, Addo Elephant National Park boasts a spectacular array of animals - with everything from magnificent African elephants to diminutive dung beetles.

Days 7-8 Wild Coast/Cintsa

Enjoy a morning game drive before travelling to the jewel in the crown of the Eastern Cape - the Wild Coast. Cintsa is a charming seaside town surrounded by sparkling blue ocean and sun-dappled forests. Enjoy the range of sports on offer, from hiking and mountain biking to canoeing and surfing.

Days 9-10 Lesotho

Travel to Lesotho to explore the verdant, green highlands of this friendly land-locked kingdom. Wander around town, peruse the markets or perhaps ride a pony to a local village.

Days 11-12 Drakensberg

Explore the majestic Drakensberg mountain range on foot. Home to an amazing array of flora and fauna, there is much to admire on hikes through this stunning area.

Day 13 Durban

Relax in the beachside playground of South Africa.

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