You can experience it all in our 10 day South Africa itinerary. There’s an amazing fusion of cultures here and, with myriad attractions for visitors, many organisations have recognised the benefits of (and dire need for) preserving the country’s unbelievable natural resources. This has led to an amazing array of top-end holiday destinations for the discerning traveller.READ MORE +
From GBP £4,200 USD $4,998 pp excl. flights
11 hours 40 mins from London
14 hours 45 mins From NYC
South African Rand
Zulu, Afrikaans, English
Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for incredible panoramas then let your guide bring the stories of Cape Town to life as you descend into the city, hearing tales of the past, and exploring local food, design, arts and crafts. Continue your exploration heading to the Bo-Kaap, with its brightly coloured 17th century houses, cobble stone streets, Muslim shrines and beautiful mosques, then end the day mingling with locals at a cool city haunt, rooftop bar or beach cove, sun downers in hand.
This walking tour presents a medley of local styles and dishes, reflecting both individual cultural origins as well as new and long-standing fusions – all of which lead to an incredible offering of traditional Cape Malay flavours, spicy Indian dishes, wonderful meat, vegetarian, and vegan choices, the freshest seafood from some of the richest oceans in the world, and much more!
Start the day at bohemian Kalk Bay, browsing the arts and crafts quirky fashion boutiques, antiques and collectibles along the main strip. Next, take a trip to Simon’s Town to discover the rich history surrounding this naval town. Begin a gentle hike in the Cape Peninsula Reserve, exploring secluded beaches, shipwrecks and the region’s unique wildlife, before a stop at Cape Point Vineyards for some of South Africa’s finest Sauvignon Blanc.
Explore one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa, visiting fascinating towns and off-the-beaten-track farms which revel in their old-world roots and influences. Stroll through vineyards, learn about farming methods and enjoy an intimate wine-tasting and cellar tour before visiting Stellenbosch, browsing through its wealth of appealing stores and museums, and the gourmet restaurants, boutiques and art galleries of Franschhoek.
Cultural tours can be arranged into the local Shangaan community, to get an insight into their rural way of life and culture. The Shangaan people are naturally creative and musical and it was in the gold mines of South Africa that the Shangaan workers made gumboot dancing famous, a style of dance which has evolved into its own art form.
Staying one of the last true family run safari camps in the Greater Kruger region provides access to explore the world-renowned Kruger National Park, the most biodiverse nature reserve on the African continent. Staying in one of the world’s finest private wilderness areas, and part of the Greater Kruger Park, makes a day outing with our expert guides an opportunity not to be missed.
Nothing but the best. On this suggested South Africa itinerary these are our handpicked, tried-and-tested choices.
Taking centre stage on the slopes of Table Mountain, and named after the sweet waters that have trickled through the property for centuries, Camissa House is a serene, mountainside hideaway found in the heart of Cape Town.
A historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most picturesque village in the Cape winelands, The Franschhoek lies in the heart of the village, just a few minutes’ walk from character-filled, boutique-style shops and excellent restaurants – the village of Franschhoek is truly a wine and food lover's delight and a haven for artists.
Being a small lodge and snug home to Gilly and Bambi Notten, this family-owned lodge offers a wonderfully personal experience – you’ll never feel part of a crowd here.
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