Going beyond wine. This tour visits the beautiful town of Wellington known for it’s brandy industry as well as it boutique wineries. One must sample these wines as they are difficult to get in your local liquor store! Your cycling route will also take you through the stunningly beautiful Franschoek Valley. A sight not to be missed and a gastronomical experience that is second to none.
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Cape Point Peninsula tour including majestic scenery, penguin and ostrich visits
Attend curated tastings of the regions finest wines, followed by cellar tours
Visit vine nurseries and learn the art of grafting
Cycle fairytale landscapes – sample excellent Brandy’s at day’s end
Dine in top rated restaurants & stopover in boutique properties
Price per adult sharing: Classic: from USD 3,245.00 Premier: from USD 4,075.00
Single supplements will apply
*Classic Properties: Vineyard Hotel, Le Quartier francais, Val du Charron
*Premier properties: The Cape Grace, Baylonstoren, Grande Dedale Valid through December 2014
Note: rates are subject to change based on currency fluctuations and peak season
Arrive in Cape Town, aka The Mother City and transfer to your hotel for city orientation
and wine sampling.
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
Revel in the vibrancy of Cape Town’s restaurants and nightlife at the world famous
Day 3 & Day 4
Franschhoek is the gastro-capital of South Africa, a charming village set in a magnificent dead end valley with sweeping vistas
The valley floor provides excellent biking opportunities and we off-road between vineyards ranging from prominent world renowned brands to deeply personal cult cellars
Day 5 & Day 6
Wellington is a re-emergent and very exciting wine region. Spread around an iconic frontier town and interspersed with majestic mountain ranges, it is a visually spectacular region, ideal for cycling
We meet cult winemakers for tutored tastings and vineyard tours and learn first hand the art of vine grafting in local vine nurseries
Enjoy the culinary magic of vineyard chefs who source the finest artisanal produce from the region – olive oil, cheese and charcuterie samplings abound!
Transfer to Cape Town and depart the wine region…although we fully expect you will extend your stay!
6 nights of accommodation as indicated
All breakfasts, lunches (days 3-6) as indicated
All winery visits including wine tasting & entrance fees
Specialist cycling guides and support vehicle.
Cycling equipment – custom fitted bicycles and helmets
All airport meet and greet + transfers
What’s not Included:
Safari and domestic/ regional flights (priced separately below)
International flight costs
Items of a personal nature – including alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
Visa and vaccinations where applicable by immigration law
Laundry, telephone, fax, internet
Supplemental travel insurance (recommended. Contact us for details)
OPTIONAL SAFARI EXTENSION
No trip to South Africa is complete without a safari. Visit one of the two private game reserves we have carefully selected to continue your South African adventure. Come face to face with the Big 5, sample exquisite meals prepared in the remote bush country, sit back and sip your wine as day turns to night as the African sun dips below the horizon. Being in the bush in South Africa will leave you with unmatched memories.
Classic: from USD 2,050.00 Kapama River Lodge (suite)- Kapama Private Game Reserve Premier: from USD 3,720.00 Mala Mala Main Camp- Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Single supplements will apply
Safari extension includes:
3 nights/ 4 days on a full board basis
Daily morning and afternoon game activities with a professional ranger and tracker