CAPE CULT WINES
7 days / 6 nights
trip through tranquil coastal wine-growing regions
Part Of Our Bespoke Cycling & Wine Tours. Level of difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Custom itineraries and departures are available upon request
Costs based on a minimum of 2 persons traveling together, excluding airfare
Cape Town – Helderberg – Walker Bay – Stellenbosch – Franschhoek
From the tranquil coastal wine-growing region of Hermanus (also a great place to be during the annual whale migration) to the undulating peaks of the Franschoek Valley, this exquisite range of wines will leave the palette tingling. The region lends itself to unparalleled cycling opportunities and the Cape Cult Wines itinerary includes The Mother City (Cape Town), South Africa’s Whale watching Capital (Hermanus) and The Gastro Capital of South Africa (Franschhoek). Join us for a week of epicurean bliss on this first of a kind trip!
Day 1 Cape Town
Arrive in Cape Town, aka The Mother City and transfer to your hotel for city orientation
and wine sampling.
Toka Leya Camp (L,D)
Day 2 Cape Point
Explore the most beautiful peninsula on the African continent on a full day tour that
includes whale watching, penguin colonies, Cape Point, quaint fishing villages and
outstanding seafood. Revel in the vibrancy of Cape Town’s restaurants and nightlife at the world famous.
Day 3 Helderberg
Depart Cape Town for the Helderberg appelation in Stellenbosch, home to some of the most beautiful and elegant estates in the Cape Winelands. Experience a cellar tour at world famous Vergelegen and taste their venerable wines. Lunch and wine pairing at Waterkloof Estate, an architectural masterpiece with sweeping views across False Bay.
Choice of Hotel
Day 4 Walker Bay
Walker Bay offers undulating cycling trails under the watchful eye of Southern Right Whales. These gentle giants of the ocean keep watch as you sample some of the finest Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc wines that South Africa has to offer. Enjoy innovative wine and food pairings as your cycling route gently meanders along rural roads.
Choice of Hotel
Day 5 & 6 Hermanus
art Hermanus for a scenic drive to Franschhoek, the gastro-capital of South Africa, a charming village set in a magnificent dead end valley with sweeping vista. The valley floor provides excellent biking opportunities and we off-road between vineyards ranging from prominent world renowned brands to deeply personal cult cellars. Tour the finest contemporary art gallery in South Africa. Hands on Charcuterie, bread and cheese making immersion experiences.
Choice of Hotel
Day 7 Cape Town Depart
Transfer to Cape Town and depart the wine region…although we fully expect you will extend your stay.
Price per adult sharing:
Classic: from USD 3,885.00
Premier: from USD 4,995.00
Single supplements will apply
*Classic Properties: Tsogo Cullinan, The Harbour House Hotel, Avonrood
*Premier properties: The Cape Grace, Birkenhead House, Babylonstoren
Valid through December 2017
Note: rates are subject to change based on currency fluctuations and peak season