The Garden Route

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The Garden Route - Tucan Travel
The Garden Route - Tucan Travel
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Cape Town


  • View Drakensberg mountains
  • Visit Addo Elephant National Park
  • Experience Basotho culture of Lesotho
  • Ride along the scenic Garden Route
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Camping
Max Group Size
Overland Truck
Start in Cape Town and end in Pretoria! With the adventure tour The Garden Route, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 7 other destinations in Africa. The Garden Route includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • The Garden Route reviewer 1
    Written on May 10, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    This route is without a doubt a once in a life time trip. However, be sure to understand the accommodations tucan travel will provide before selecting this trip. For this trip, you will be spending most all of the time sleeping in tents at camp sites and traveling for 5 to 7 hours just about every day or every other day to the next destination. The Elephants of Addo national park, mountain biking in tsitsikamma, scenery of drakensburg, bath tub from hogsback, and culture from Lesotho are unforgettably and by far the best parts of the trip. However, there are days where your lunch consists of a sandwich and vegetable curry or your dinner is left over lunch with a little beef stew cooked by the tour group. Like I said before, the tour is a once in a life time experience. It is definitely low in price and more affordable than just about any other trip and there are plenty of opportunities to upgrade your tent to a room and go out to eat instead of having meals prepared for you. However, it would have been nice to have a few more comforts and the trip does require a lot of driving and traveling along the way. If you are more of a person that likes big city life, this is not for you. If you are someone who likes hiking the wilderness, and experiencing different cultures, this is definitely for you.
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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Cape Town
  2. Day 2-3: Tsitsikamma
  3. Day 4: Addo Elephant National Park
  4. Day 5: Hogsback
  5. Day 6-7: Lesotho
  6. Day 8-9: Drakensberg
  7. Day 10: Pretoria
  8. Day 11: Depart Pretoria

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • November 1, 2016

    Do you have tours for an over 60 year old solo traveller?

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South Africa and Lesotho


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa and Lesotho. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Recommended for Lesotho. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Cape Town is the starting point and Pretoria is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this Tucan Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 July 2018 the full payment of $594 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $594 for The Garden Route, but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 10,394 km.
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 351 km
  • Oudtshoorn (South Africa)
  • 164 km
  • Tsitsikamma National Park (South Africa)
  • 184 km
  • Addo Elephant National Park (South Africa)
  • 145 km
  • Hogsback (South Africa)
  • 4,595 km
  • (Lesotho)
  • 4,528 km
  • Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park (South Africa)
  • 426 km
  • Pretoria (South Africa)

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