CAPE CULTIVARS & WILDLIFE WONDERS
Cape Town - Franschoek - Kruger National Park
Experience Africa’s Most Beautiful City & Best Wildlife.
On this 9 day Guided Holiday you will take in the finest highlights that cosmopolitan Cape Town and its scenic Winelands has to offer, before flying into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and embarking on an unforgettable safari in a private reserve.
Visit Cape Town’s iconic attractions including Table Mountain, and tour the spectacular Cape Peninsula with its highlights such as Chapman’s Peak Drive and Cape Point Nature Reserve
Enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the historic wine-making valley of Franschhoek, the quaint village known as South Africa’s ‘Culinary Capital’ and wine tasting at the finest boutique estates
Experience sensational game viewing on a luxury private safari in the pristine wilderness of the Sabi Sand Reserve.
Arrive in Cape Town and transfer to hotel. Remainder of day at leisure.
Depart on a half day morning Table Mountain and Cape Town City Tour (excluding cost of cableway ticket). Take Cable car (weather permitting) to top of Table Mountain. Descend and see the Malay Quarter, city centre, and Company Gardens. Visit Castle of Good Hope (time permitting) and Diamond Works. Afternoon at leisure. [B]
Depart on a full day tour to the Cape Peninsula, visit Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak (if open) and Cape Point Nature Reserve. Return to Cape Town via the Penguins (optional, for own account), Simon's Town, Fish Hoek, Muizenberg and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. [B]
Transfer to Franschhoek. Remainder of day at leisure to explore Franschhoek, a picturesque village with spectacular vineyards covering the mountain slopes. French Huguenots settled in the area more than 300 years ago, bringing with them their age-old French wine and food culture. Overnight Franschhoek. [B]
Morning at leisure to further explore the "gourmet capital of South Africa". In the village you will find wonderful crafts, art and antique shops, galleries, coffee shops and restaurants. Enjoy a unique and leisurely hop-on hop-off tour to discover the Franschhoek Valley. Hop off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, may it be wine tasting, a cellar tour or lunch (for own account). Overnight Franschhoek. [B]
Day Six - Depart Cape Town
Morning at leisure until transfer to Cape Town airport.
Day Six - Arrive in Nelspruit
Arrive in Nelspruit and transfer to your lodge.
Lunch and afternoon high tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [FB]
Day Seven & Eight
Early morning tea and coffee followed by an open vehicle game drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast followed by an optional bush walk. Lunch and afternoon high tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lodge [FB]
Early morning tea & coffee followed by an open vehicle game drive (time permitting). Return to the lodge for breakfast. Transfer to reserve airstrip for scheduled charter flight to Johannesburg. [B]
Day One, Two, & Three
Situated in the opulent and affluent suburb of Camps Bay, the five-star Bay Hotel offers the perfect blend of elegance and luxury comfort. Guests can relax at one of four swimming pools, with sun decks giving pristine views of the Atlantic Ocean as well as the majestic Lions Head. The Bay’s 78 rooms enjoy similar views and achieve the height of casual opulence with elegant finishes and luxury amenities. Spend your days at leisure relaxing at the pool or being pampered at the top-class spa. As the sun sets on another magnificent day drink in the exquisite views with a sundowner at the Cigar Bar.
Day Four & Five
FRANSCHHOEK COUNTRY HOUSE
In the heart of the scenic Franschhoek Valley, the Franschhoek Country House offers luxury accommodation in a peaceful countryside setting. 14 well-appointed rooms have been expertly renovated to offer genteel style with world-class amenities, including an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, TV and a mini-bar. Most bedrooms enjoy private balconies overlooking the garden. When you’re not out exploring the captivating Cape Winelands, you can spoil yourself with a treatment in the Spa or enjoy a meal at the Monneaux, Country House’s award winning restaurant.
Day Six, Seven & Eight
PRIVATE GAME LODGE – SABI SABI BUSH LODGE
This is the perfect choice for those who want an authentic safari experience with luxury accommodation in the heart of the African wilderness. Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge overlooks a picturesque plain and a waterhole in this private conservancy of the Kruger National Park. The spacious, thatched suites with their African-inspired décor all have beautiful bushveld views and private bathrooms. Relax and game watch from the expansive viewing decks or around the pools. Dine under the stars in the open air boma.