This 10-day luxury tour takes in three of South Africa's most iconic destinations — Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world; the Cape Winelands, famous for its stunning scenery, award-winning restaurants and world-class wine estates; and an intimate, luxury safari in a private Big Five game reserve within the greater Kruger Park.
- Three of South Africa's most iconic destinations — Cape Town, the Cape Winelands and Kruger
- Three nights luxury accommodation in the sophisticated suburb of Constantia in Cape Town
- Three nights accommodation at a 5-star boutique hotel in Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands, the gourmet capital of South Africa
- Three nights on safari at a luxury safari lodge on the banks of the Klaserie River in a private Kruger game reserve
- Two game drives per day in Kruger, including refreshments
- Optional walking safaris (weather permitting)
- A rental vehicle for seven days so you can explore Cape Town and the Winelands at your own pace
- Alternatively, we can arrange a vehicle and qualified guide for those who don't wish to self-drive (privately guided tours throughout will increase the cost of this tour)
It's easy to see why South Africa is often called the "world in one country". Home to golden beaches, majestic mountains, lush forests, magnificent wildlife, vibrant cities, diverse cultures, and warm, welcoming people, South Africa is a beautiful country to visit.
Our 10-Day Cape Town, Winelands & Kruger Luxury Tour showcases three of South Africa's top destinations — the beautiful city of Cape Town, the scenic Cape Winelands and an exclusive luxury safari on a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger.
Days 1 to 3 — Cape Town
When you arrive at Cape Town International Airport, you'll collect your rental vehicle (or meet your guide if you prefer a private guided tour throughout) and head to The Last Word Constantia, your 5-star boutique hotel accommodation in Constantia for the following three nights. Constantia is a leafy, sophisticated suburb close to Table Mountain, with easy access to the fashionable shops and chic restaurants at nearby Constantia Mall, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town's lively city centre, the V&A Waterfront, and many other scenic attractions.
The Last Word Constantia
Your luxurious, beautifully appointed, spacious en-suite room opens onto a private patio leading to a tranquil garden and swimming pool. Each luxury suite has a complimentary tea and coffee tray, under-floor heating, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi, a private in-room safe, air-conditioning, heated towel rails and more.
With The Last Word Constantia as your home base, you can explore the sights and sounds of Cape Town, nearby Simonstown, the sunny beaches of False Bay and other highlights at your own pace. Let us know where your interests lie, and we'd be happy to recommend attractions and activities to enjoy during the Cape Town leg of your itinerary. If you don't know where to start, take inspiration from our Cape Town Travel Guide. We list several things to do and places to go in Cape Town and the surrounding areas. For those who don't wish to self-drive, we'll arrange a private vehicle and experienced guide for you who will show you the best that Cape Town has to offer.
Days 4 to 6 — The Cape Winelands
After breakfast on the morning of Day 4, you'll check out and make your way to the heritage town of Franschhoek in the breathtaking landscape of the Cape Winelands. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the Cape Winelands region is world-renowned for exquisite food and exceptional wine, and your luxury accommodation in Franschhoek offers the perfect base from which to explore the region's nature, cuisine and culture at leisure.
Situated in the heart of the village, The Last Word Franschhoek is a beautifully restored 5-star, Cape Huguenot-style boutique hotel that offers sophisticated, spacious, luxury en-suite accommodation within walking distance of many internationally celebrated restaurants.
For the following three days, you can set your own pace. Explore the French-inspired village of Franschhoek on foot with its award-winning restaurants, delightful boutiques and beautiful art galleries. Visit world-class wine estates in the surrounding area, where wine-tasting and cellar tours are offered against a backdrop of towering mountain ranges and sweeping vineyards. Or soak up the sun at The Last Word Franschhoek's poolside patio and courtyard.
We would be happy to recommend culinary walking tours, foodies on foot tours, wine tram tours and wine-tasting tours in the surrounding area. You may also request a dedicated vehicle and guide if you prefer a guided tour rather than a self-drive journey.
Days 7 to 9 — Kruger safari in a private reserve
After an early breakfast on the morning of Day 7, you will check out and head to Cape Town International Airport. There, you will return your rental vehicle and catch the recommended direct flight (not included in the price) to Hoedspruit. Upon arrival at Hoedspruit Airport between 12h00 and 13h00, you will be met by our local representative and transferred by road (included in the price) to Last Word Kitara, your 5-star luxury safari lodge in the exclusive Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.
Last Word Kitara
After you've had a chance to settle in and explore Last Word Kitara, which overlooks the Klaserie River, your luxury safari will begin with afternoon tea and your first game drive in the beautiful Klaserie Reserve. Privately run, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is home to the Big Five and offers an intimate, uncrowded, and unhurried private safari experience.
For the next three days, you will experience the Greater Kruger's free-roaming wildlife on morning and afternoon open safari vehicle game drives and optional guided walking safaris. Your morning game drives include a tea and coffee stop in the bush. Afternoon game drives include a sundowner stop for drinks and snacks. All game drives are conducted by highly qualified, English-speaking safari guides.
After breakfast, you can retire to your private suite for a siesta or absorb the sights and sounds of the African bush from your private balcony or the inviting infinity pool overlooking the Klaserie River.
Last Word Kitara is an intimate safari lodge with only six luxury, river-facing suites. The en-suite bathrooms have a Victorian bath, double basins and an indoor and outdoor shower.
After your final morning game drive (time permitting) and breakfast, it's time to check out and get ready to be met by our local representative at reception for the one hour road transfer (included in the price) back to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg (flight not included in the price).
If you're going to book your own flights, please ensure that your flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg departs around 12h00 or later to ensure you have time to enjoy one last game drive on the morning of Day 10.
Please ensure your homeward-bound flight out of OR Tambo leaves after 21h00. It also possible to fly home the next morning, and ask us to arrange one additional night at a convenient airport hotel.
|Price per person (pp)
|December 20, 2023 - February 29, 2024
|March 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024
|May 1, 2024 - September 30, 2024
|October 1, 2024 - December 19, 2024
The rate is per person sharing. Please ask us about the applicable single supplement, child policy, and child rates. Your final quote will depend on the date of travel, room type and chosen mode of transport.
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- Three nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at The Last Word Constantia
- Seven days rental vehicle
- Three nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at The Last Word Franschhoek
- Road transfer from Hoedspruit Airport to The Last Word Kitara in Klaserie
- Three nights at The Last Word Kitara
- All meals at The Last Word Kitara
- All game-viewing activities at The Last Word Kitara
- Road transfer from The Last Word Kitara to Hoedspruit Airport
- International flights
- Domestic flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit
- Domestic flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg or Cape Town after safari
- Visas and border crossing costs
- Airport tax if applicable
- Personal travel insurance
- Meals not specified
- Personal expenses
- Optional extras
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