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Captivating Cape Town and Botswana

Botswana South Africa

9 days from $6,595 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

3 Nights Cape Town 2 Nights Franschhoek 3 Nights Chobe National Park

Captivating Cape Town and Botswana

This journey takes you from the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, to the picturesque village of Franschhoek, and culminates with a spectacular safari in the heart of Chobe National Park. With sundowners amongst ancient baobabs, fireside storytelling in the boma and thrilling game drives, you’ll be enveloped in the magic of Botswana.

**All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated. Package is subject to availability, may change without notice, blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply. A 50% deposit due at the time of booking to confirm program. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure. Once final payment is received, the program is non-refundable. To protect your investment, trip cancellation insurance is available at an additional cost. For additional Terms & Conditions please contact one of our safari specialists. CST # 207144-20.


Highlights

Explore the quaint towns and villages of the “Fairest Cape” and Franschhoek winelands with a private guide.

Discover ancient elephant pathways from an eagle's eye view as you fly by bush plane to your luxury tented camp.

Experience the thrill of searching the sweeping savanna for wildlife, on morning and evening game drives.

Enjoy the languid rhythm of the bush, as you relax in a hammock, lulled by the ever-changing sounds.

Accommodations

1. Belmond Mount Nelson

South Africa, Cape Town

Set at the foot of a private, palm-fringed avenue, the Prince of Wales archway stands as a welcome, not only to the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, but also to the beautiful beaches, winelands and mountains of the Cape. For almost 100 years, visiting members of Royal families, international and local statesmen, celebrities and businessmen have preferred to stay at the Mount Nelson, where they are assured of privacy, comfort and care. The individually decorated bedrooms are a peaceful haven, just moments away from the vibrant city and combine understated charm with modern luxury. Fine dining has long been a tradition and the hotel offers guests a choice of venues. Choose from the chic Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar, the sun splashed Oasis Bistro or embark on a culinary journey of discovery at the chef’s table. Afternoon tea is a true institution. Committed to using natural ingredients, the Librisa Spa offers world class treatments. Additional amenities include two heated outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre, Signature Boutique, children’s activity center and teen lounge.

2. Mont Rochelle

South Africa, Franschhoek

Escape to Mont Rochelle, a stunning hotel and vineyard in picturesque Franschhoek, famously known as the French Corner of the Cape. All of the rooms feature fantastic views of the valley. Amenities include tea and coffee facilities, a safety deposit box, hairdryer, a well-stocked minibar, plug adaptor, flat screen TV and Wi-Fi. The hotel’s two restaurants showcase the very best produce and seasonal ingredients from South Africa paired with excellent wines The Country Kitchen is the ideal spot for a light lunch while Miko, is a great setting for a gourmet meal. The bar is perfect for pre or post-meal drinks as well as light bites throughout the day. To maintain your health and fitness regimen, the hotel features a spa, a gym and a heated outdoor pool.

3. Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Botswana, Chobe National Park

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge is located in the Chobe National Park. Perched on the banks of the Savute Channel, the lodge offers spectacular game viewing. All luxury tents are housed on raised wooden platforms, offering great views, and shaded by a traditional African thatch roof. The tent interiors are luxuriously appointed with such comforts as an ensuite bathroom with private outdoor showers, private fully stocked mini bar, four poster bed complete with mosquito netting, as well as air conditioning, a ceiling fan and electric heater. For your convenience, in-room safes are provided as well as a hair dryer, facility for charging camera/video batteries, intercom system to reception and 24 hour battery lighting in each tent. The large private decks are furnished with easy chairs and a hammock, ideal for viewing wildlife. The camp offers an elevated swimming pool area overlooking the riverbed where guests have an opportunity to watch the animals while relaxing at the pool. Additional amenities include same day laundry service, a private outdoor leisure area with complimentary internet access and satellite TV located discreetly away from the main lounge and dining areas, curio shop, a high powered telescope for star gazing and a small reference library of books and videos on the flora and fauna of the area. All meals, drinks, premium brand spirits and wines, twice daily shared game activities are included.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Upon arriving in Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City,” you’ll be warmly welcomed and and whisked away to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to begin exploring one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Day 2. Cape Town

Meet your personal driver and guide for the next few days and embark on a day of discovering the ‘Fairest Cape.’ Drive past the sparkling beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton. Wind your way along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive to the rocky seascapes of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Continue along the coast to the delightful penguin colony at Boulders Beach. (B)

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Day 3. Cape Town

Shop, explore or relax at your own leisure today. Don’t miss a ride on the cable car to the top of iconic Table Mountain for sweeping city and ocean views. Browse the bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and explore the colorful Malay Quarter. (B)

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Day 4. Cape Town / Franschhoek

Today’s sojourn celebrates the winelands. Learn all about the process of wine making, from grape to goblet. Revel in the scenery…like the charming Cape Dutch architecture of Stellenbosch and the breathtaking beauty of the Franschhoek valley. (B)

Mont Rochelle

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Day 5. Franschhoek

This is the food and wine heartland of the country and there are plenty of wine farms to explore. For a wine tasting with a difference take a ride on the wine tram or go wine tasting on horseback. For the more energetic there are numerous walking trails in the surrounding mountains. (B)

Mont Rochelle

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Day 6. Franschhoek / Chobe National Park

You’ll be whisked back to the airport for your morning flight to Maun, Botswana. Meet your bush pilot and enjoy the views as you approach your lodge, perched on the banks of the Savute Channel. After lunch, gear up for an afternoon of game viewing in this diverse and prolific wildlife region, best known for its large elephant population. Abundant plains game such as roan, sable antelope, giraffe, and predators particularly lion, cheetah and hyena can also be seen. (BLD)

Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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Day 7. Chobe National Park

As dawn breaks and the animals begin to stir, set out for your morning game drive, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the bush. As your expert ranger explains, watch for the subtle familiar interaction of a herd of elephants and listen for the distinctive lion's roar as it guards its territory. Whether maneuvering your safari vehicle to help you capture the best photographs or pointing out a rarely seen animal, your ranger's knowledge and expertise are impeccable. (BLD)

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

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Day 8. Chobe National Park

Enjoy another day of game viewing activities in this dynamic wilderness. Learn about the Savute Channel, one of Northern Botswana's greatest mysteries. Examine ancient Bushman paintings and watch the sun set in a grove of towering baobabs. Tonight gather around the campfire and share your favorite adventures. (BLD)

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

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Day 9. Chobe National Park / Depart

After breakfast, relax and enjoy this uniquely special place, before reluctantly bidding farewell to your newfound friends. (B)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Apr 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $6,695
Single Room Supplement From $3,395
Departure Dates May 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $6,595
Single Room Supplement From $3,295
Departure Dates Sep 1, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $6,895
Single Room Supplement From $3,495

**Surcharges Apply .

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Maun - Johannesburg

Economy Class per person from $640

Add-Ons

Currently there are no add-ons for this tour


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