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4 Barnard St, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700

OVERVIEW

Experience Cape Town, the cable car ride up Table Mountain, the soaring cliffs of the Cape of Good Hope, the majestic Two Oceans, Stellenbosch & the Winelands, surrounded & guarded by mountains. A perfect combination of beauty, enthralling history & exhilarating activities, define this beautiful corner of South Africa. Cape Town & it’s surrounds has a rich heritage of historical sites, as well as natural, rural & cultural landscapes. This tour explores the Cape Peninsula, Wine Lands & Cape Town.

South Africa
StartCape Town (Day 1)
Day 1Cape of Good Hope (Cape Peninsula)
Day 2Cape Winelands
Day 3Cape Town Surrounds
EndCape Town (Day 3)

 Activities & Transportation

  •     Activities: nature hikes/walks
  •     Game drives: self-drive
  •     Getting around: self-drive
  •     Clients collect and return their self-drive vehicle at the airport

Route

Tanzania
Start Arusha (Day 1)
Day 1 Tarangire NP
Day 2 Lake Manyara NP
Day 3-5 Serengeti NP
Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater
Day 7-8 Lake Eyasi
End Arusha (Day 8)
south africa map

Day 1

Cape of Good Hope & Peninsula, Penguins, Boat Cruise & Groot Constantia

This Region is a UNESCO World Heritage site, named for its exceptional floral diversity. We follow the west coast via Clifton with a stop at Maiden’s Cove to enjoy a magnificent view of the Twelve Apostles and Camps Bay then to Hout Bay, a charming little town where you board the Circe to Duiker Island, home to the worlds largest fur seal colony.
The scenic Chapman’s Peak Mountain Pass offers breathtaking views.

The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve is where the ice cold Atlantic meets the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. This famous landmark was named by the early Portuguese mariners, who rounded the Cape in the 1400’s
Enjoy lunch over looking the old harbor of the historical naval port of Simon’s Town. After lunch visit the well known Boulders Beach, home to Africa’s largest land based African Penguin colony.
We finish our day with a visit to Groot Constantia, South Africa’s oldest wine estate & the Manor House built by the first Governor of the Cape Simon van der Stell in 1686.

Main Destination:
  • Cape of Good Hope (Cape Peninsula)
Accommodation:
  • Esperanza Guest House
  • Mid-range guest house located in or near Cape of Good Hope
Meals & Drinks:
  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch & Franschoek OR Whale Coast & Hermanus (seasonal)

A 45 minute drive to Stellenbosch, a fertile area where vines replaced the wildlife & nomadic Khoisan (Bushman) peoples. Today Stellenbosch, surrounded by tall mountains is known for its beautiful architecture, renowned wines & famous university. Visit an old time South African shop & a guided wine cellar tour before travelling over the beautiful Helshoogte Pass on route to Franschoek. Named after the French Huguenots who settled there in the late 1600’s Visit the Huguenot Museum.

At a boutique wine farm taste local vintages including a Pinotage which is South Africa’s own unique cultivar. Outside Paarl, see the Mandela statue at the entrance to the prison in which he was incarcerated.
Paarl means “Pearl”, in Dutch, and refers to the imposing granite mountains surrounding the town. The Taal monument, dedicated to the Afrikaans language, is the world’s only monument to a language.
A definite highlight on this tour is a visit to the cheetah outreach program.

Main Destination:
  • Cape Winelands
Accommodation:
  • Esperanza Guest House
  • Mid-range guest house located in or near Cape Winelands
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Cape Town, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, West Coast and/or optional activities

Today you have the opportunity to explore Cape Town, visit Cape Town’s historical places, like the Dutch East Indian Garden, Castle of Good Hope, the South African Museum, Malay quarter, District 6 and Green market square.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is recommended, it is the only botanical garden situated in a world heritage site. It has more endemic plant species than any other in the world. You also have the opportunity to visit Robben Island (half day) and/or the iconic Table Mountain (2 hours). We can organize activities that might interest you, including Shark cage diving, Paragliding, Whale cruise, Helicopter flip and others at our preferential rates, discounted by around 15%.

Main Destination:

  • Cape Town Surrounds
Accommodation:
  • No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included