8
Days
From
£2,869
per person
Wine & Gastronomy
Africa
May - Dec

Taste the rich flavours of South Africa on this eight-day tour. Launch your journey from Cape Town as you drive past Boulders Beach and the towering cliffs of Cape Point. Browse Cape Town’s markets and breathe in the intoxicating aromas, before exploring the diverse flora of Kirstenbosch Gardens. Wander the countless wineries in Franschhoek, the ‘food and wine capital of South Africa’, and discover why its title is so deserved. End your tour sampling local cuisine in Stellenbosch and embark on one last day in the winelands.

At a Glance

  • 4 nights at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Cape Point & The Picnic Experience Tour
  • Cape Town Markets Tour
  • Kirstenbosch Summer Concert
  • 3 nights at the Le Quartier Francais
  • Stellenbosch Foodies on Foot Tour
  • Full Day Winelands and Land Rover Experience
  • Transfers included

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  • Day 1
    Cape Town Arrival
    You will be met at Cape Town International Airport and taken to your hotel
    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Day 2
    Cape Point

    Drive through coastal settlements on your way to Cape Point, stopping at the famous Boulders Beach en-route. A dramatic array of towering cliffs and beaches, Cape Point lies within the World Heritage Site of Table Mountain National Park. After marvelling at the natural wonders, end your day with a drive through the scenic mountain pass of Chapman’s Peak.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
    Landmark
    Boulders Beach
  • Day 3
    Cape Town Markets Tour

    Begin your tour of Cape Town’s markets with a visit to Greenmarket Square. In the heart of the city, this was formerly a slave trading post during colonial times. Move on to Woodstock and be charmed by the quirkiness of Old Biscuit Mill, before experiencing the beauty of Hout Bay and its Bay Harbour Market. Finish your tour at Cape Quarter with its boutique shops and restaurants.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Day 4
    Kirstenbosch Gardens

    Explore Kirstenbosch Gardens in the heart of the Cape Floristic Region, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set against the backdrop of Table Mountain, the rich flora of the gardens encompasses plant life from across southern Africa. 

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Day 5
    Cape Town to Franschhoek

    You will be whisked off to Franschhoek in the Winelands. This lovely pocket of the world is often referred to as the food and wine capital of South Africa. The town centre is only a short walk from your hotel, and the day is yours to browse the countless wineries and taste the finest wines.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Le Quartier Francais
  • Day 6
    Foodies on Foot Tour

    Established in 1679, Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in the Western Cape. Accompanied your guide, stroll through the oak-lined streets and admire the architecture. Meet the local food artisans and savour delicious dishes alongside regional wines.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Le Quartier Francais
  • Day 7
    Winelands and Land Rover Experience

    Following the previous day’s walking tour, put your feet up and discover the winelands via Land Rover. Taking you past ancient citrus groves, rolling lawns and fragrant lavender beds, this journey will see you learning more about the process of winemaking, whilst of course sampling the collection for yourself.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Le Quartier Francais
  • Day 8
    Final day

    You will be met at your hotel and taken to Cape Town International Airport for your flight home

    Meals included: Breakfast

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Cape Town

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

‘Combination of tranquillity and luxury’

Situated in the heart of Cape Town, the Belmond Mount Nelson hotel offers the perfect combination of tranquillity and contemporary buzz. The hotel boasts 209 stylish and comfortable rooms and suites each with first class amenities and breath-taking views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront Harbour. There is a choice of restaurants and bars to enjoy and wide range of leisure activities including swimming pools and tennis courts. Families are welcome at the Belmond Mount Nelson hotel and they have an array of activities and entertainment for children of all ages including organised activities, latest games consoles and a big screen TV.

Franschhoek

Le Quartier Francais

'Charming, Beautiful and Full of Interest'

This luxury boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Village amidst glorious countryside and comprises a selection of delightful rooms and suites some of which have private pools. Le Quartier Francais is probably best known for its award-winning cuisine that it happily shares with its guests not only through dining but with cooking classes of various sorts. This Relais & Châteaux Auberge also beguiles the guest with a myriad of interesting and innovative activities that include historical walks & hikes, art plus several options for wine, chocolate and cheese lovers. A stay here will also offer you pleasurable spa treatments, an armchair cinema plus a herb and sculpture garden to explore

Landmark
Cape Town

Boulders Beach

Home to a breeding colony of over 2,000 endangered African Penguins.
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This trip includes

4 nights at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Cape Point & The Picnic Experience Tour
Cape Town Markets Tour
Kirstenbosch Summer Concert
3 nights at the Le Quartier Francais
Stellenbosch Foodies on Foot Tour
Full Day Winelands and Land Rover Experience
Transfers included
International flights with Emirate Airlines 

This trip excludes

Meals unless otherwise stated
 

Supplements apply for high and peak seasons 

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