The best of the Cape
Cape Town is a foodie’s paradise, offering incredible cuisine. Then there are its museums and galleries, spectacular architecture, and history too. Highlights include The Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, the impressive Zeitz Museum, Kirstenbosch Gardens and Boulders Beach to see the penguins.
There really is something for everyone here. It is also the perfect place to enjoy a day trip to the Cape of Good Hope – a spectacular drive via quaint fishing villages with stunning mountain scenery. Between this and the plethora of restaurants available here, your days will be filled.
Then, a short drive away is the Cape Winelands Region and the beautiful village of Franschhoek. The valley is full of vineyards, cafes and restaurants surrounded by jaw-dropping mountain scenery. You will be spoilt for choice, with options to visit and experience wine estates such as Delaire Graff, Babylonstoren or Boschendal.
You will love
- Foodies paradise
- Jaw-dropping scenery
- Museums and galleries
- Wine farms and cellar doors
- Cape Winelands, largest wine producer in South Africa
7 UNFORGETTABLE DAYS
DAY 1 - 4 | CAPE TOWN | 4 NIGHTS
Welcome to Cape Town. Clear C&I before transfer and check in to the iconic Mount Nelson Hotel for a 4-night stay. The possibilities are almost endless here; Cape Town is a foodie’s paradise, offering incredible cuisine, with many restaurants in the top 10 in the continent. There are museums and galleries, spectacular architecture, breathtaking scenery, and plenty of history too.
You have the option of private or scheduled escorted tours, or to self-drive and explore at your own pace and in your own style. Key highlights include Table Mountain by Cable Car, a visit to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, the impressive Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Boulders Beach to see the penguins, to name just a few. Then there is a full day trip to the Cape of Good Hope, on the Cape Peninsular – the most southwestern tip of the continent. This spectacular drive via quaint fishing villages, spectacular beaches, and stunning mountain scenery must also include a drive through Chapman’s Peak and around Hout Bay. Combine all of this with sensational cafes, restaurants and bars and your four days here will fly. We will help plan your time in Cape Town to ensure you get the very best experience of this beautiful city.
DAY 5 - 6 | FRANSCHHOEK | 2 NIGHTS
Just over an hour from Cape Town you will find the Cape Winelands Region and the idyllic village of Franschhoek, famed for its beautiful Cape Dutch architecture. Here, you will spend 2 nights at Leeu House, in the middle of the village with easy walking access to many sensational restaurants. The entire region and valley is full of vineyards, cafes and restaurants surrounded by jaw-dropping mountain scenery. Rich in history, you can tour the area and visit wine farms such as Delaire Graff, Babylonstoren or Boschendal.
DAY 7 | DEPART
After a leisurely breakfast, check out of your hotel and either self-drive or enjoy a private transfer (less than an hour) to Cape Town airport for you onward connection.
WHERE YOU’LL STAY
A selection of the finest accommodation
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel – Cape Town
Nestling in a garden estate of tall palms and flowering trees, the Mount Nelson is an oasis of elegance at the vibrant heart of Cape Town, which combines classic charm with modern luxury. Sophisticated and regal, the Mount Nelson is the Grande Dame of Cape Town and the perfect base to explore this lively city and its surrounds. Read More
Leeu House – Franschhoek
Sitting in the heart of Franschhoek village, Leeu House offers the relaxed comfort of an elegant country home, combined with the vibrant atmosphere of this charming, historic village. Dining at Leeu House is an experience within itself as the culinary team produce exquisite dishes paired beautifully with the Leeu Estate's excellent wines. Read More