7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  24​h
1
George
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Budapest

1
night
George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Cape Palette Art Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Mother Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilderness Beach. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Cape St Blaize Lighthouse and then stop by Cali Craft & Gems.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the George itinerary maker.

Budapest, Hungary to George is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to George is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in November: high temperatures in George hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in George

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cali Craft & Gems, Wilderness Beach, Cape St Blaize Lighthouse
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Dutch Reformed Mother Church ©
Dutch Reformed Mother Church
Cali Craft & Gems ©
Cali Craft & Gems

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Brenton on Sea and Robberg Nature Reserve. Relax by the water at Buffalo Bay and Plettenberg Beach. Step out of Plettenberg Bay to go to Knysna and see Knysna Heads, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Birds of Eden and contemplate the long history of Nelson Bay Cave.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay trip builder.

You can drive from George to Plettenberg Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Plettenberg Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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