9 Nights in Sabi Sand, Cape Town and Cape Winelands
Duration: 10 days
Area: Sabi Sand, Cape Town and Cape Winelands
Style: luxurious safari
9 Nights in Sabi Sand (the best game reserve in Kruger), Cape Town and Cape Winelands sightseeing. An amazing trip at an unbelievable price. South African RAND is currently at a record low vs. USD. South Africa is on fire! Now is the time to book your adventure.
- 1 night in Johannesburg
- 3 nights in Sabi Sand Reserve
- 3 nights in Cape Town
- 2 nights in Cape Winelands
|Day 1||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Day 2 - 4||Sabi Sand Reserve|
|Day 5 - 7||Cape Town|
|Day 8 - 9||Cape Winelands|
Day 1: Johannesburg
VIP Meet & Greet: OR Tambo International Airport
Welcome to Johannesburg! You will be met at the door of your aircraft with your name on a paging board and assisted through immigration, baggage collection and customs. You will then be shown to your awaiting transfer vehicle.
Private Transfer - OR Tambo International to Residence
The Residence is a boutique hotel located in the historical suburb of Houghton in northern Johannesburg. Set in beautiful manicured gardens on a large estate, you are surrounded by an abundance of green in this spacious opulent place. Houghton is an upmarket suburb with some exquisite old homes and famous residents such as the late, former President Nelson Mandela.
Day 2 - 4: Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Private Transfer - Residence to OR Tambo International
Excludes Flight From Johannesburg to Skukuza
Scheduled Transfer - Skukuza to Lion Sands
A contemporary, family owned safari lodge, Lion Sands River Lodge is located in the southern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, within the private Lion Sands concession. Strung out along the perennial Sabie River the lodge is shaded by a canopy of trees and makes the most of thje beautiful bushveld and river setting.
Day 5 - 7: Cape Town
Scheduled Transfer - Lion Sands to Skukuza
Excludes Flight From Skukuza To Cape Town
Private Transfer - Cape Town Airport to Twelve Apostles
A five star boutique hotel, The Twelve Apostles is dramatically poised on the slopes of the Twelve Apostles mountain range just outside the suburb of Camps Bay. The only hotel on this stretch of mountainside, The Twelve Apostles has breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and is the perfect location for Cape Town’s magical sunsets.
- Day 6 - City & Table Mountain Tour: Private Half Day
- Day 7 - Cape Point & Peninsula Tour: Private Full Day
Day 8: Cape Winelands
Winelands Tour: Private Full Day
This delightful drive winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads.
Head off to the wine country via the N2 to the heart of South Africa's wine industry, Stellenbosch, boasting great beauty and culture that is steeped in South African history. Walk down the canal-lined avenues, in the shade of giant oak trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings. With the sheer vastness of wine estates on offer, we are truly spoilt for choice when we enjoy our first wine tasting of the day at the Waterford Estate or similar.
Onward to Paarl, one of the Cape’s first farming districts. The town is set at the foot of the cluster of remarkable granite domes from which it takes its name.
Travel to the town of Franschhoek, historically dating back to the 17th century when the French Huguenots arrived. Billed as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, this charming town, in a most picturesque valley, retains a French Huguenot style.
We enjoy a wine tasting before taking time to enjoy the fabled culinary skills of the Franschhoek chefs at one of the many award winning restaurants (lunch not included in cost).
Drop off this evening at your hotel, Franschhoek Country House.
Day 9: Cape Winelands
Winelands, Chocolate, Cheese & Olives: Private Full Day
This tailor-made tour by your resident wine expert is designed for the visitor who would like to experience and taste some of the other delectable delights that are also on offer in the winelands area in addition to some of the fantastic wines. The tour is geared not only for the tasting but for the educational value as well as learning about each product that you are introduced to. Your day can include Paarl, with its imposing Afrikaans Language Monument and of course the Franschhoek Valley, including exceptional estates such as Haute Cabriere, Moreson, La Motte and Grande Provence. You will delight in cheese tasting, chocolate tasting, olives and olive oil tastings and enjoy a lunch at one of the top restaurants or estates (lunch to be settled directly but wine tastings included). Return to your hotel late this afternoon.
Private Transfer - Franschhoek to Cape Town Airport
Arrive: Cape Town Airport