Cape Town, Winelands and Wild & Scenic Mpumalanga
10 night South African Escorted Tour & Fly-drive
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Holiday Highlights
  • 3 nights Wild and Scenic Mpumalanga Tour
  • 3 nights at Table Bay Hotel, B&B
  • £300 per person discount
Overview

Fly to Cape Town and stay 3 nights at the fantastic Table Bay hotel and explore this great city to your leisure. Make the most of your FREE 4 door car to explore the city and surrounding sights. Then drive to stunning Franschhoek for 2 nights in the winelands and offer fine cuisine, wine and stunning sorroundings.

Your western Cape part of this South African adventure sees you driving to Camps bay to spend 2 more at the foot of the magnificent '7 apostlas'. This is a truely wonderful South Africa experience not to be missed.

You then have a short internal flight to Johannesburg and an overnight stay ready for your tour to start the following morning.

Take in the awe-inspiring Panorama sites and indulge in a private game lodge. View the “Big 5”, learn about local culture at a cultural village, view ancient Bushman paintings and enjoy an elephant interaction with Africa’s gentle giants.

 

What's Included
  • Return flights to Cape Town
  • FREE car hire whilst in the western cape
  • 3 nights at Table Bay Hotel, B&B
  • 2 nights at the Fransschoek country house and villas, B&B
  • 2 nights at The Crystal Camps Bay, B&B
  • Internal flight to Johannesburg
  • 1 night overnight before your tour starts
  • 3 nights Wild and Scenic Mpumalanga Tour
  • 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners on your tour
  • Entrance fees
  • £300 per person discount
Itinerary

Day by Day

Day 1 London – Cape Town

Fly overnight from London to Cape Town with Emirates or South African Airways.

Day 2 Cape Town

Once you arrive you have a FREE car to collect for the duration of your stay. Make your way to your hotel where the rest of your day is for you to relax and unwind after your long flight.

Day 3 – 4 Cape Town

Your time in Cape Town is free for you to explore this magnificent city. Get to the top of Table Mountain, go whale watching or even Shark Cage diving for those of you who are brave enough, visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years and take in all the amazing things to do around the Victoria & Albert Waterfront or Camps Bay. We have a range of excursions that can be pre-booked so look at the ‘Things to do’ section for suggestions and prices.

Day 5 Cape Town to Franschhoek

It is only an hour drive to your next accommodation where you will have 2 nights to unwind with a glass of outstanding South African wine and the most stunning scenery

 Day 6 Franschhoek

World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb Cape wines and world class restaurants, the beautiful village of Franschhoek is a definite must-visit destination on any trip to the Western Cape of South Africa. Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, our scenic gem nestles in a rich and fertile valley, between glorious towering mountains, right in the beautiful Heart of the Cape Winelands.

Day 7 Franschhoek to Camps Bay

Your 2 days in the Winelands have come to an end but it is only a quick drive to your next accommodation where you will have a completely different experience, white sand beaches and the freshest seafood! When you arrive at your hotel check in and enjoy the rest of your time at leisure

Day 8 Camps Bay

Camps Bay is a suburb of Cape Town, with a village feel, Camps Bay is well appointed with more than 20 restaurants, some internationally acclaimed. Today you have a full day to explore the area and we suggest taking a trip or two that the internet traveller can book for you before you travel. You can pre-book these wonderful day trips with us and view all the information by looking at the ‘Things to do’ section.

Day 9 Camps Bay to Johannesburg           

After breakfast drive back to the airport, drop your car off and check in for your flight to Johannesburg. When you arrive you will overnight in Johannesburg before picking up your tour the following morning.

Day 10 JOHANNESBURG to SABIE via PANORAMA ROUTE

This morning you will be collected from your Johannesburg hotel and head east towards Mpumalanga. A landscape dominated by mountains, forests and sub-tropical lowveld makes Mpumalanga one of the most cherished and sought after areas in South Africa. Passing through the village of Dullstroom you will make your way to the northern Drakensberg and onto the Panorama Route, nature's own amusement park. Here you will stop to admire one of the world’s biggest canyons, the Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels, views at God's Window, the 30m freestanding quartzite buttress, Pinnacle Rock and the impressive Lisbon Falls. Enjoy lunch en route (own account). Arrive in the town of Sabie and check into your lodge, surrounded by mountains and forests. Freshen up before enjoying a relaxing dinner at the lodge. Lone Creek River Lodge or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 11 SABIE to KRUGER GATE via HAZYVIEW

Today you will visit the Kruger National Park after interacting with Elephants and visiting a local cultural village. After breakfast, make your way to Elephant Whispers on the banks of the Sabie River. Elephant Whispers is an elephant interaction venue that offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to connect with these intelligent titanic creatures. The elephants vary in age, from 9 to 26 years and were rescued by Elephants for Africa Forever (EFAF) from planned culling operations. A short drive later, you are welcomed by the villagers of the Shangana Cultural Village. Experience the Shangaan traditions and attire, meeting the village’s Chief and Sangoma. Lunch en route (own account). Head onto the grand attraction, the Kruger National Park. The park is one of the largest and most successful conservation areas in the world. Enjoy a guided afternoon closed vehicle game drive, pursuing the Big 5 and other rare and endangered species. End the day at your hotel where you can freshen up before dinner. Let the bushveld sounds and smells indulge you while enjoying a boma styled dinner by firelight (weather permitting). Protea Hotel Kruger Gate or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast.

Day 12 KRUGER GATE to MTHETHOMUSHA GAME RESERVE via KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, journey through the magnificent expanses of the Kruger National Park which balances flat bushveld with rolling savannah, protecting a spectacular and world re-known diversity of fauna and flora. Your route will take you to Skukuzu, exiting through Malelane Gate on towards Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park, where you can enjoy lunch (own account). Set against the pristine Malelane Mountains, with the “Big 5” wandering its 8,000ha land, is the Mthetomusha Game Reserve. A place where ancient paths were once trekked by the first people of Africa, the San Bushmen. Enjoy a late afternoon open vehicle game drive with a professional guide who will have you traversing through the reserve searching for friends and foe in the wild and viewing an exhibition of more than 200 San rock paintings discovered on the property. Return from the bush, freshen up and relax with pre-dinner drinks (own account). Enjoy a dinner of mixed Pan-African cuisine. Bongani Mountain Lodge or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast including two game viewing activities.

Day 13 MTHETHOMUSHA GAME RESERVE to JOHANNESBURG via KAAPSEHOOP

Before savouring breakfast you will have another opportunity to spot and photograph the game on an open vehicle morning game drive. Departing Mthetomusha Game Reserve we travel to Kaapsehoop, a mountain village with a storybook charm. Enjoy the lovely views of the De Kaap Valley Mountains while having lunch (own account) at the reserve. Staying off the beaten track we continue our journey onto Kaapsehoop. The population of wild horses that roam the surrounding forest and often trot into the town to graze in the locals’ yards has been part of Kaapsehoop for over 100 years. The town began as a miner’s camp in 1882, then changed to a thriving forestry village, but grew very little in size. The population of horses outnumbers the human inhabitants. A scenic drive through Mpumalanga sees us back in Johannesburg, ending the tour at your hotel or at OR Tambo International Airport in the late afternoon.

Day 14 London

Arrive back into London after an amazing Holiday!

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