7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  20​h
1
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cango Wildlife Ranch, then explore and take pictures at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Rococo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, experience rural life at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, and then admire all the interesting features of Swartberg Pass.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oudtshoorn trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to Oudtshoorn. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature

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La Chocolaterie Rococo
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Tsitsikamma National Park) and Knysna (Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park & Knysna Heads). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Robberg Nature Reserve and surround yourself with nature on Knysna Elephant Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay custom trip planner.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden