See the very best of South Africa on a nine night odyssey from Cape Town to the Kruger National Park. Your time is divided equally between the leafy suburbs of stylish Cape Town, the beautiful surroundings of the Western Cape’s Franschhoek, and the Kruger National Park where you’ll enjoy game drives in search of the Big Five from Kapama River Lodge.
Mixed board basis including return flights 18 September ’21, domestic transfers and the services of English-speaking guides
Kapama is a private Big Five game reserve giving a better chance of spotting iconic species such as lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino.
Spend your first 3 nights at The Three Boutique Hotel which is housed in a beautifully restored National Monument Building and set in the heart of Oranjezicht. This leafy suburb is a few minutes from Table Mountain, Signal Hill, and the attractions that make Cape Town such an appealing city. The hotel has a two-tone tiled swimming pool, a large, shaded seating area and a roof deck for sun worshippers. There is also a bar and a dining area. This boutique hotel features great personal service and attention to detail.
On Day 4, you’ll be taken to the Western Cape to stay 3 nights at the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel, in South Africa’s prestigious French corner. Franschhoek is where good food and wine come together to create unforgettable Winelands memories. This boutique hotel is close to high-end boutiques, fine dining restaurants and an array of beautiful art galleries. This contemporary hotel has an exclusive ambience. It’s the perfect place in which to unwind and relax when you’ve finished exploring everything that Franschhoek: award winning wine estates, the Franschhoek wine tram, the Huguenot memorial and the hiking that this incredible landscape affords.
Combining an upmarket safari experience with luxury accommodation, the Kapama River Lodge is set on a bend of the Kapama River within the largest reserve in the Kruger National Park. A game-rich area, you can expect to see the Big Five, and more, on daily game drives and guided bush walks. Even from the decks of this luxury lodge, game can be spotted at the nearby watering hole and along the dry riverbed. You can cool off in the beautiful swimming pool, relax in the spacious lounges and look forward to decadent bush dining. A variety of venues include the riverbed itself, Rhino Boma, serving pan-African cuisine, and Siyatla Lounge, where the emphasis is on fresh seasonal dishes. An excellent wine cellar provides fine wines to accompany meals.
Day 5 – Wine Tram Tour
The Franschhoek Wine Tram is one of the most unique and exciting ways to sip your way through the Cape Winelands in South Africa’s French corner, Franschhoek. This is a hop-on hop-off tour and showcases beautiful vineyards, mountain scenery and distinguished wine estates.
Add a beach stay to your tour and enjoy the white sand beaches of Mauritius.