Cape Winelands Tour
The Cape Winelands tour allows you to pend seven days and six nights enjoying two of South Africa’s main attractions. You will be at the Cape Winelands and her wildlife splendor.
About The 7 Day Cape Winelands Tour
This 7 day Cape winelands tour takes you to the birthplace of South Africa’s world-renowned wines. This is just outside of Cape Town. You will also be able to visit the Thornybush Private Game Reserve. This is located on the perimeter of the Kruger National Park.
Your itinerary includes visits to places of architectural, historical, geographic and nature interest with your overnight stays at small, intimate and luxurious properties. The Cape Winelands tour includes transfers, activities and most meals.
7 Day Cape Winelands Tour Safari Highlights:
The 7 day Cape Winelands tour is a luxury tours to South Africa. This African luxury safari in South Africa will start in Cape Town. You will enjoy time in South Africa’s site seeing capital, Cape Town.
There are more adventures into the winelands near Franschoek and Paarl from here. This 7 day Cape Winelands tour combines with some leisure time. Your 7 day Cape Winelands tour gives you the best of Africa wildlife experience. This will be on a Private Game Reserve visit.
- Wine tasting
- Beautiful Scenery, topography and landscape
- Nature walk
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird watching
7 Day Cape Winelands Tour Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Cape Town – Franschoek
Meet and greet upon arrival for the Cape Winelands Tour at the airport or your hotel in Cape town. This will be followed by a transfer to the picturesque village of Franschhoek. It is a one-hour fifteen minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport. Today, you will check into your room at the Franschhoek Country House. This will be your home away from home for the next three days.
Franschhoek Country House is a five-star luxury hotel in Cape town. The establishment is nestled in the Franschhoek Valley only one kilometer from this quaint village. Known as the wine and food capital of South Africa, the town is known for its art galleries, craft shops, restaurants and cafes.
Day 2: Full Day Cape Winelands Tour
The day on Cape Winelands Tour starts with breakfast. This will be followed by a private, full-day, guided tour. The tour will include leisure exploration of historic Wine Route towns, including a stop for a delicious lunch. You will visit Stellenbosch to enjoy the town’s oak-shaded streets, Cape Dutch architecture and alfresco cafés.
You will then journey through the Franschhoek Valley with its endless mountain vistas, and stop in Paarl, ‘the pearl of the Cape’. This is home to the Afrikaans language. Paarl is the third oldest town in South Africa.
At paarl you will be treated to well-maintained Cape Dutch-style homes, beautiful gardens and oak tree-lined streets. Your Cape Winelands Tour will visit the acclaimed Boschendal Manor House, an 1812 period-restored residence. Here you will enjoy wine tasting and a cellar tour on some of the finest Cape wine estates.
Day 3: Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
Today you will spend a full day on Cape Winelands Tour exploring the Cape Peninsula with a leisurely stop for lunch. The highlights of the day’s itinerary include a visit to the rocky headlands of the Cape of Good Hope. You will also have a stop at the famous Boulders Beach penguin colony.
The Cape Winelands Tour passes through Hout Bay and stop for a 40-minute boat trip to Duiker Island. This is an optional extra and payable separately where you can see thousands of Cape fur seals up close in their natural environment.
You will drive through the historical naval town of Simon’s Town to Boulders Beach. You may have the fortune of seeing baboons, bontebok, ostriches, a diversity of birds and even the seasonal southern right whales. This is at the Cape Point Nature Reserve.
You will end the Cape Winelands Tour day at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden at the eastern foot of Table Mountain.
Day 4: Cape Winelands – Thornybush Game Reserve
After your Cape Winelands Tour exploring all the magical locations, it is time to depart the Cape and head north. In the morning you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport. This is for a two-hour flight to Johannesburg.
Your connecting flight takes only an hour to get to the small bush town of Hoedspruit, near the western perimeter of the Kruger National Park.
You will be met at Eastgate Airport and then transferred to the Thornybush Private Game Reserve. Here you will stay in their Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp for three nights on a fully inclusive basis.
Day 05 – 06 Enjoy an unforgettable African safari.
The next two days of Cape Winelands Tour allows you to stay in the heart of the African bush. Thornybush Game Reserve has just eight luxury tents, creating an intimate experience that is quiet and peaceful. Each tent has private bathroom facilities, including a romantic bushveld bath. Wooden deck paths join the various parts of the camp to the communal area.
Guided game drives in open safari vehicles and guided walks are available twice each day in the early morning and late afternoon. For the rest of the day, relax by the pool, sit quietly to spot any of the few hundred bird species in the area and enjoy watching animals walking past. Take advantage of the on-site Amani African Spa for wraps, facials, massages and pamper journeys.
Day 07 Thornybush to Johannesburg
After an early morning game drive on the last day of your Cape Winelands Tour, return for breakfast. This will be followed by a transfer to Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit for your flight back to Johannesburg.
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15 Day Best South African Safari Costs:
What is included in the 67 Day Cape Winelands Tour?
- 03 nights on a bed and breakfast basis
- 03 nights on a fully inclusive basis
- Twice daily guided game-viewing activities
- The services of a professional ranger and camp staff
- Tourism levy of 1%
- Return airport transfers (Cape Town International – Franshhoek – Cape Town International)
- Return airport transfers (Eastgate – Thornybush – Eastgate)
- Private transfers & sightseeing in Cape Town as per itinerary
- Two lunches whilst sightseeing in the Cape
- Thornybush Game Reserve entry fees
- Flight CPT – JNB oneway incl. taxes
- Flight JNB – Hoedspruit – JNB return incl. taxes
7 Day Cape Winelands Tour excludes:
- Visa to South Africa if required
- Your international flights
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
What to Carry on the 7 Day Cape Winelands Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes