• 11 Days from
    $404 p/p in USD
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Exclusive Touch Africa

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Destinations

Destinations

South Africa,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Luxury, Luxury+

Tour Overview

Experience the very best of South Africa on this safari; the scenic beauty of Cape Town and its surrounds, including the penguins of Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope; the world-renowned vineyards and gastronomic delights of the Cape Winelands; the remarkable wildlife of Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve while staying at stunning Ulusaba Rock Lodge.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Cultural Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Cape Town
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Big Five, Cheetah, Antelope, Zebra, Giraffe, Warthog
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Sightseeing Tour, Optional Activities, Wine Tasting
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle, Domestic Flight, 4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Cape Town, end in Johannesburg

Price Per Person – ZAR

From ZAR 113,820 per person

What's Included

  • All accommodation on a shared basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Excursions and transfers as per itinerary
  • Most safari camps/lodges include two game activities per day in their rate – one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Private activities and guide may be booked, at an additional cost, for sole use or special interest activities
  • Services of the camp/lodge guides and staff
  • Relevant park fees and entrance fees
  • Drinks as specified – drink inclusions may differ between camps/lodges
  • Laundry can be done at most camps/lodges and hotels, in some cases, this is included in the rate
  • Charter flight between Ulusaba and Johannesburg plus taxes
  • Accommodation taxes, the applicable Tourism Levies and all relevant Value Added Tax (VAT) or Government Sales Tax (GST)

What's Excluded

  • Flights to South Africa
  • Meals not specified in the quote such as lunch and dinner in city hotels
  • Any drinks, park fees, entrance fees, porterage, tours/excursions and transfers not specified
  • Any scheduled commercial flights and related taxes (Cape Town to Ulusaba)
  • Cancellation, baggage and medical insurance
  • Staff gratuities
  • Any new Government Taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control
  • Visa fees where relevant. Should a visa payment be required, this will need to be made in US Dollar cash. Change is often not provided and thus the exact amounts payable is essential (with small denominations encouraged for easier and quicker transactions). Travellers Cheques and credit cards are not usually accepted for this purpose

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Exclusive Touch Africa
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Exclusive Touch Africa‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

On arrival in Cape Town you will be met and transferred to Cape Grace Hotel where you will check in for 4 nights on a B&B basis. No description can fully capture the timeless elegance and charm of the Cape Grace Hotel. Each room has French windows with a coveted view of the yacht marina, the Victoria & Alfred Harbour or the iconic Table Mountain while the hotel has easy access to the city center and other popular destinations. The list of amenities doesn’t stop with the plush bedding, tasteful furnishings, thoughtful touches and marble bathrooms. From the front entrance to the rooftop sun deck, the Cape Grace is full of thoughtful additions to make your stay truly unique.

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

  • Overnight: Cape Grace Hotel, B&B 

After an early breakfast set off on your morning activities with your private guide. Timings and how the day unfold will depend on weather and your very knowledgeable guide will talk this through with you as it unfold. Ideally your day would comprise of a morning drive through the Mother City itself so that you can get your bearings, under the shadow of an iconic mountain. Without a doubt it is Table Mountain that makes Cape Town the unique city it is. Rising over 1000m above sea level, it is the icon that makes Cape Town instantly recognizable. Thereafter, enjoy a leisurely walk and lunch in Kirstenbosch Gardens or at preferred ocean side spot followed by sundowners at Chapmans Peak overlooking the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. For dinner this evening we recommend one of the famous restaurants within the V&A Waterfront – your guide will talk you through the options and make reservations. Alternatively, the in-house restaurant at Cape Grace is excellent.

  • Overnight: Cape Grace Hotel, B&B 
  • Included Excursions: Table Mountain, Cape Town City Tour Half Day, Hugenot Museum 

Today enjoy a leisurely breakfast before you are collected by your guide for your full day Cape Peninsular Tour down to the very bottom of Africa, the Cape of Good Hope. The famous point of land in every early sailors’ dreams, the southernmost gateway to this incredible continent. Highlights of the trip to Cape Point include spectacular Chapman’s Peak drive, Noordhoek Beach, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach penguin colony, Simonstown, Kalk Bay and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Lunch will be enjoyed at the wonderful Two Oceans Restaurant with its amazing views and delicious cuisine. Meal and drinks for your own account. Dinner and drinks at a spot of your choice which can be pre-arranged by your guide.

  • Overnight: Cape Grace Hotel, B&B 
  • Included Excursions: Cape Point Tour, Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach

Today there is no particular agenda, but we would recommend the Half Day “Foodie” Tour – a walking tour which explores Cape Town from all sides. It aims to climb under the skin of the city so that by the end of the day you understand the pulse of the city. You will explore it from all sides. the history, the people, their cultures, their cuisines, as well as contemporary Cape Town and its artisanal trends. Cape Town is a city that has been metamorphosing at a rapid rate over the last ten years – it feels like a butterfly that is emerging from a city that was once a rundown area that was purely a business district into a city where we now live and play. Today we walk the city flat, we explore and taste the city. Be sure to eat a very light breakfast and to wear comfortable shoes. Should you also wish to visit Robben Island and/or Camps Bay, this can be woven into the day.

  • Overnight: Cape Grace Hotel, B&B 
  • Extra Cost: Cape Town Eats Walking Tour (R 1650 per person), Robben Island

Following breakfast, check out and your guide will take you on a scenic and leisurely drive inland and out of the city towards the wine country and the picturesque village of Franschhoek. A delightful fusion of cultures, Franschhoek lies in one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world, just 45 minutes from Cape Town and within half an hour of the Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and Somerset West wine routes. This traditionally French town is the food and wine capital of the country with main streets lined with restaurants and coffee shops as well as a wonderful collection of art and antique shops and galleries.

Mid-afternoon has you on your way to check in at Delaire Graff Lodge in Stellenbosch for a two-night stay. Surrounded by sweeping views across stunning vineyards and mountains towards Stellenbosch, one of the world’s leading wine destinations, Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa provides a sense of escape and privacy for guests. Spacious living spaces and light filled interiors flow seamlessly outdoors where guests can choose to dip into their private plunge pool or relax within the natural surroundings. Here guests can enjoy art and design, gourmet foods, award winning wines and a world class spa imbued with warm, South African hospitality throughout their stay.

Resting at the foot of the Boland Mountains, the Cape Winelands is a renowned for producing some of the world’s finest wines. The beautiful landscape boasts incredible mountain scenery and numerous luxury wine farms laden with vineyards stretching across lush fertile valleys. Visitors can look forward to a variety of wonderful activities including exploring a collection of historic little hamlets and towns dotting the countryside, sampling a wide selection of world-class wine at a historic Cape Dutch farmstead as well as many other wine estates, enjoying a network of hiking and biking trails traversing the picturesque landscape.

  • Overnight: Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa, B&B

Today is your chance to indulge yourselves at your beautiful location, explore the historic town of Stellenbosch and partake in a great south African past time – wine tasting! Surrounded by the magnificent mountain scenery of the Jonkershoek valley lies the historic town of Stellenbosch. The country’s second oldest town, after Cape Town, Stellenbosch was founded in 1679, during the period of control of the Dutch East India Company. Quaint antique shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries and wineries are all feast for the senses in Stellenbosch.

Your guide will also take you to our very favourite wine tour – The Waterford Wine Tour. A unique three-hour trip on our safari type vehicle, this experience allows the chance to taste their award-winning estate wines amongst the vineyards of their origin. The wine tasting will be accompanied by various light snacks, which are selected to complement each individual wine. The experience will end off with the Wine and Chocolate Tasting, back at the winery. Dinner options will be made available to you by your guide. Alternatively – after such a gastronomic day – a light supper at the hotel might be the order of the evening.

  • Overnight: Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa, B&B
  • Included Excursion: Waterford Estate Wine Drive 

An early start with light breakfast and check out. A road transfer to Cape Town Airport for your domestic flight to Ulusaba airstrip (via Nelspruit). Your guide from Ulusaba will meet you and transfer you into camp. You’re on top of the world at Ululsaba Rock Lodge; survey miles of game-rich bush as you stand eight hundred feet above the wilderness. Here the view is king and there are endless opportunities to spot the roaming wildlife, all set against a backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains far in the distance. The view inside is just as spectacular and the granite rock of the koppie is a key feature of the main house’s design while each room has a different design reflecting African tribal influences and style. Guests can enjoy the swimming pool, gymnasium, Aroma Boma spa, Bush Observatory perfect for stargazing, tennis courts, safari walks, bush dinners and twice daily game drives.

Adjacent to the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is a private premier game viewing destination, the first ever private nature reserve established in South Africa. The landscape features 65 000 hectares of savannah-covered land interspersed with watering holes, dry riverbeds, lowveld woodlands and the perennial Sabi and Sand rivers. This spectacular reserve offers exceptional game viewing opportunities with frequent sightings of the renowned Big Five as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, and a variety of antelope.

  • Overnight: Ulusaba Rock Lodge, full board, all drinks included
  • Includes: Twice daily game drives, safari walks
  • Extra Cost: Panorama Tours, Community Tours

Enjoy your last breakfast at Ulusaba and check out. Take a flight from Ulusaba to Johannesburg

“Africa is not just a place. It is a feeling. Africa is the heart of the World and there are only a few of us who have been touched by Her. Africa defines your soul. You can feel it. You just know.”

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