Kruger National Park and the Garden Route: a 2 Week Road Trip

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Kruger National Park and the Garden Route: a 2 Week Road Trip

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Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

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14 days

2940 km

  • Seeing the Big Five and many other types of wildlife in the Kruger National Park.
  • A close encounter with a cheetah at Kragga Kamma Game Reserve.
  • Relaxing on the beach at beautiful St Francis Bay.
  • Exploring the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn.
  • Visiting the penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
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I am Savvy Fernweh, an Indian travel vlogger based out of Mumbai in India. I have traveled to more than ten countries and various states in India. Presently associated with a multinational organization with my partner Anky, we still manage to travel extensively amidst huge work pressure.

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Arrived at OR Tambo Internal Airport and drove to our accommodation in Johannesburg for a 1 night stay. 23 Johannesburg
Day 2-4 Drove to the Kruger National Park for a 3 night stay. 406 Kruger National Park
Day 5 Drove back to Johannesburg for a 1 night stay. 406 Johannesburg
Day 6 Drove to St Francis Bay bay for a 1 night stay. Stopped at Gqeberha and Kragga Kamma Game Reserve along the way. 1141 St Francis Bay
Day 7 Drove to Knysna for a 1 night stay. 194 Knysna
Day 8 Drove to Mossel Bay for a 1 night stay. Stopped in Oudtshoorn along the way. 209 Mossel Bay
Day 9 Drove to Hermanus for a 1 night stay. 308 Hermanus
Day 10 Drove to Gansbaai for a 1 night stay. 43 Gansbaai
Day 11 Drove to Cape Town for a 1 night stay in Simon's Town. 170 Simon's Town
Day 12-14 Drove to the central area of Cape Town for a 2 night stay. Completed the road trip and departed South Africa the following day. 40 Cape Town

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Zebras in the Kruger National Park, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Rhino family in Kragga Kamma Game Reserve | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Restaurant in St Francis Bay, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Beach at Cape St Francis, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Relaxing in Knysna, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Knysna waterfront, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Knysna heads, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Coney Glen in Knysna, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Whale mother and her calf near Hermanus, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Colourful beach huts at St James beach in Caoe Town, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Zebras in the Kruger National Park, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Rhino family in Kragga Kamma Game Reserve | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Restaurant in St Francis Bay, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Beach at Cape St Francis, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Relaxing in Knysna, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Knysna waterfront, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Knysna heads, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Coney Glen in Knysna, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Whale mother and her calf near Hermanus, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh
Colourful beach huts at St James beach in Caoe Town, South Africa | Photo credits: Savvy Fernweh

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