A Taste Of South Africa (Luxury)

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Trip code: TSK2012

Price from: £ 3219

Experience a taste of South Africa’s Cape
region on this outstanding tour of some of
the country’s most famous sights. From the
beautiful city of Cape Town, travel to Cape
Peninsula and the Winelands region, home to
historic towns and scenic vineyards.

Trip Summary

10 Days / 7Nights

Day by Day Trip

  • Day 1 – To Cape Town: - Fly overnight from
    London to Cape Town with British Airways. (N)
  • Day 2 – Cape Town: - Arrive and take a short
    orientation tour, including a cable car ascent of
    Table mountain (weather permitting). Transfer
    to Winchester Mansionsfor 2 nights. Afternoon at leisure. (N)
  • Day 3 – Cape Peninsula: - Full-day tour of the
    Cape Peninsula. Travel along spectacular coastal
    roads to the Cape of Good Hope and return
    via the penguin colony at Simon’s Town and
    Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. (B)
  • Day 4 – To Cape Winelands: - Morning at leisure
    to explore the Victoria & Albert Waterfront
    or take an optional excursion to Robben
    Island (£35 per person). Drive to Franschhoek,
    the gourmet capital of South Africa, and stay
    2 nights at the Protea Hotel Franschhoek. Afternoon at
    leisure. (B)
  • Day 5 – Cape Winelands: - Full-day tour of the
    Cape Winelands, travelling through the vineyard filled
    valleys of Stellenbosch and Paarl. There will
    be two wine tastings and a cellar tour. (B)
  • Day 6 – To Oudtshoorn: - Travel to Hermanus‡,
    where whales may be seen between July and
    November. Continue to Oudtshoorn, centre
    of the late Victorian fashion-led ostrich feather
    industry. Stay overnight at the Queens Hotel. (B)
  • Day 7 – To Knysna: - Morning visit to an
    ostrich farm, including an orientation tour of Oudtshoorn and ostrich lunch. In the
    afternoon, drive to Knysna and stay 2 nights at
    Knysna Log Inn. (B, L)
  • Day 8 – Garden Route: - Take the ferry to the
    Featherbed Nature Reserve to have a guided
    nature walk and outdoor buffet lunch. In the
    afternoon, tour along the Garden Route,
    visiting Plettenberg Bay, the Tzitzikamma forest
    and Stormsriver. (B, L)
  • Day 9 – To London: - Drive to Cape Town via
    Swellendam, where you will stop for lunch
    (payable locally). Take an optional visit to the
    Drostdy Museum. Fly to London this evening
    with British Airways. (B)
  • Day 10 – London: - Early morning arrival. (N)
  • ‡ Whale-watching departure: - This 11-day
    / 8-night departure leaves on Thursday 11
    October. An extra night will be spent at
    Quarters Hermanus in Hermanus. You will
    have the opportunity to look for the southern
    right whale by boat.
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  • Meal Basis: - (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals


These are private trips which can be taken on any dates. Therefore the prices and dates below represent the price if the trip is taken between the dates given.


Departures are flexible and can be taken at any time

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