A Romantic South Africa Tour

Cape Town - Franschhoek - Whale Coast - Kapama Private Nature Reserve

12-Day Journey

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What's Included in your Romantic Journey to Africa

  • 3-Nights in Cape Town
  • 2-Nights in Franschhoek
  • 2-Nights on the Whale Coast
  • 3-Nights at the Kapama Private Reserve
  • 1 More Night in Cape Town
  • All Arrival and Departure Transfers
  • Al Tours as Specified in your Itinerary
  • Vehicle and fuel for the duration of the trip
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Your Travel Designer available 24/7
Cape Town
Table Mountain
Penguins at Boulder Beach
Franschhoek
Franschhoek
Whale Coast
Kapama
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Day 1-3 Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breath-taking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites

It is known that location and convenience go together, and the state-of-the-art aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites is no exception!

The Canal Café boasts beautiful views of the canal and treats guests to a contemporary menu with a variety of simple, stylish and truly satisfying dishes. This is also an ideal venue for your next event or launch.

Within proximity to the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town International Convention Centre, we offer a well-appointed conference venue on the picturesque Cape Town Foreshore.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Cape Malay Cooking

Experience the hospitality of your endearing hostess, while she shares her spice secrets with you. Learn about her culture, table etiquette, and traditions of the Cape Muslim community as she guides you through an unforgettable meal.

  • Table Mountain

Without a doubt, it is Table Mountain that makes Cape Town the unique city it is. Rising over 1000m above sea level, it is the icon that makes Cape Town instantly recognizable. It is a symbol, a playground, a spiritual retreat and a big drawcard for tourists. So, intertwined with the identity of Cape Town is Table Mountain that a visit to the city isn’t complete without having walked or taken the cable car to the top.

  • Seal Island Hout Bay

Trips departing from Hout Bay Harbour ferry passengers across to nearby Duiker Island – also known as Seal Island – where thousands of Cape Fur Seals can be seen in their natural habitat. The boat trip provides beautiful views of the bay, the harbor, The Sentinel and Chapman’s Peak.

  • Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape Point lies at the south-western tip of Africa and offers great views, a restaurant and a funicular which takes you up to the old lighthouse. The spectacular scenery coupled with zebras, baboons, deserted beaches and plenty of fynbos to make this one of the Cape’s must-see destinations.

  • Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town is ideal for kids as immense boulders shelter the cove from currents and large waves – but please always take care. It is a rare pleasure to swim with the penguins but doesn’t touch or feed them. They might look cute and cuddly, but their beaks are as sharp as razors and if they feel threatened they have no qualms about nipping the odd finger or nose.

Day 4-5 Franschhoek

Idyllically situated in the Cape Winelands, this peaceful country retreat is one of the oldest towns in South Africa. The once sleepy little village was named Franschhoek, meaning ‘French Corner’ as it was founded by French Huguenots. The fertile valley of Franschhoek boasts a rich heritage showcased at the fascinating Huguenot Memorial Museum and the Cape Dutch architecture in much of the village remains remarkably well preserved.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • La Cotte Orchard Cottages

La Cotte Farm, established in 1694, is uniquely situated a stone’s throw from the charming village of Franschhoek. It offers proximity to the fun and bustle of the main street with all the quiet, privacy and rural charm of a working wine farm. Surrounded by lush vineyards, glorious mountains and unsurpassed views in all directions, the farm offers a range of accommodation.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Helicopter Tour

In the morning guests will embark on an exciting city helicopter scenic flight along the Atlantic Coast viewing famous spots like the Cape Town Stadium, the 4 Beaches of Clifton, Camps Bay, and the Twelve Apostles. Travel to the Cape Winelands. Enjoy a guided tour of Stellenbosch as well as a wine tasting at a wine estate in the area. 

  • The Franschhoek Wine Tram

The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley – picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine, fine wines, and a 300-year history.

Passengers aboard the hop-on hop-off tour will experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-sided tram and open-air tram-bus, stopping in at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.

The tour takes passengers right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a narration focusing on the history of Franschhoek and wine cultivation in the valley, complimentary wine tastings and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards.

Day 6-7 Whale Coast

Encompassing the towns of Kleinmond, Hermanus, Stanford and Gansbaai, the Whale Coast is an area of incredible natural beauty and diversity.

This rugged stretch of South African coastline snakes along the Atlantic Ocean, with magnificent fynbos-blanketed mountains rising from the interior. The spectacular scenery is made up of charming seaside villages, farms, rivers, coves, and valleys, and during the right season, the region’s namesake – whales – can be seen cruising and wallowing in the coastal waters.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Forest Lodge

Nestled in an ancient Milkwood forest in the peaceful Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, surrounded by rolling hills of fynbos and majestic mountains, The Forest Lodge features 16 freestanding luxury suites beneath an ancient forest canopy. Each of the suites is stylishly furnished with canopy beds, spacious en suite bathrooms, separate lounges with cozy fireplaces and private wooden decks with spectacular panoramic views.

ACTIVITIES:

Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities, Tea, Coffee, and Soft Drinks Included.

Horse riding for non-experienced and experienced riders through the reserve, guided walks including fynbos nature tours and Milkwood walks, nature, marine & coastal drives and walks including the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, De Kelders cliff walk, Klipgat Cave combined with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during June – December), bird-watching; experience a great variety of bird species on the reserve, various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks, transfers to/from all activities, and a marine big 5 Boat Trip.

Day 8-10 Kapama Private Nature Reserve

Stretching across 13 000 hectares, towards the Kruger area in South Africa, Kapama Private Game Reserve provides an authentic African safari experience. The reserve provides a range of stylish accommodation across four refined lodges and bush camps. Offering a wide range of options, from a traditional African safari camp to top-notch luxury suites. Kapama is home to the Big Five and is known for its diverse wildlife experiences which can be enjoyed on one of many game drives offering fascinating encounters with plentiful wildlife.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • Kapama Southern Camp

Offering an authentic African safari experience and stretching across 13 000 hectares, towards the Kruger area, Kapama embodies a range of stylish accommodation across four sophisticated bush camps and lodges. Each one is meticulously positioned within this wildlife sanctuary. Located in the extreme south of the reserve, the spectacular Kapama Southern Camp offers luxury-thatched suites.

All Meals, Fees and Activities, All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

ACTIVITIES:

  • OpenVehicle Game Drive

Accompanied by a skilled ranger and tracker, you can expect to encounter a diverse range of animal and bird species. Since this is a Big Five reserve, encountering lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo is possible over a two-day safari.

While seeing a big game is always exhilarating, there are many other smaller species that are also captivating, and birding enthusiasts will be delighted at the approximately 350 species of bird recorded on the reserve. Throughout the day, it’s likely you will see wildlife such as nyala antelope, Vervet monkeys or even a few of the Big Five.

Day 11-12 Overnight in Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breath-taking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • Premier Hotel Cape Town

The sophisticated Premier Hotel Cape Town is nestled at the base of Signal Hill and Table Mountain in the suburb of Sea Point. The area is alive with a 24-hour cosmopolitan vibe as well as closely located to some of the Cape’s natural wonders – perfect for those wanting to step out and explore the city. The rooms command spectacular views of both Table Mountain and the deep Atlantic Ocean.

ACTIVITIES:

Spend the day at leisure (no guide included today). The hotel is so close to the beach and for a stroll along the promenade.

Afternoon pick-up and transfer to the airport for departure flight.

Return home with memories that last a lifetime!

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