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Majestic South Africa

South Africa

9 days from $4,895 per person

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

3 Nights Cape Town 2 Nights Franschhoek 3 Nights Shamwari Game Reserve

The Highlights of Majestic South Africa

A kaleidoscope of adventures awaits on this wonderful safari to South Africa. Explore Cape Town, from the coastal beauty of the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa to the vineyards of Mont Rochelle. Fly to Shamwari Private Game Reserve to truly live in harmony with nature. Enjoy incredible wildlife encounters and discover the rich biodiversity of the region. Get a first-hand look at conservation and sustainable wildlife management in action. Your visit to Shamwari will directly help rhino conservation. In honor of The Travel Corporation's (TTC) 100-year anniversary, African Travel, Inc. will donate $100 per couple towards rhino conservation.

Book by December 31, 2020: Receive a complimentary upgrade to Shamwari’s new luxury tented camp Sindile, a secluded hideaway with uninterrupted views over Bushman’s River, private plunge pool and big 5 safari viewing. Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this tour.

 


Highlights

Explore the wildlife rich Shamwari Private Game Reserve, home to the coveted Big Five and one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.

Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Cape of Good Hope and see the amusing antics of the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

Experience the ultimate in relaxation against the idyllic setting of vineyard life at Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek.

Enjoy uninterrupted views from Eagles Crag high up in the cliffs and savor the sights and sounds of the bush.

Accommodations

1. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

South Africa, Cape Town

The award-winning 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is dramatically poised above the Atlantic Ocean. Flanked by the majestic Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain ranges, the hotel has the ideal setting. Enjoy splendid luxury, passionate service and generous hospitality synonymous with Red Carnation Hotels. Delight in exquisite cuisine at Azure Restaurant. Mingle with the locals over delicious cocktails at the Leopard Bar with its panoramic ocean views. Surrender your senses at the holistic Spa, or enjoy walks and picnics in the surrounding Table Mountain National Park. Additional facilities include a private cinema, a heated infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, a rock pool and heated Jacuzzi. There is also complimentary internet and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a 24-hour business center.

 

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. 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. From personalized wine tasting to a picnic in the vineyards, wine enthusiasts will be in heaven at Mont Rochelle! If you are looking to get a bit more active we recommend a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool, or working up an appetite in the gym. The Spa at Mont Rochelle is the ideal place to relax with two dedicated spa treatment rooms, as well as a Hammam. 

3. Eagles Crag Lodge

Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eagles Crag Lodge is located in the Shamwari Private Game Reserve. Tucked away and surrounded by imposing mountain cliffs, the lodge offers ultimate luxury, privacy and breathtaking scenery.  Exclusive well-secluded suites fashioned in African thatch, glass and stone boast expansive views of the surrounding rock faces, where eagles soar.  Each suite features air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, in and outdoor shower facilities, hairdryer, electronic safe, private minibar, ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities and a private deck with plunge pool.  The lodge has a library, a bar/cigar lounge complete with fireplace and big screen TV. There is also a business center with Wi-Fi access, a gift boutique, an upstairs lounge with a fireplace that opens onto a terrace, and a Relaxation Retreat with two therapy rooms, hydro bath, steam room and sauna. 

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Cape Town

Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City.” You will be transferred to the award-winning 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, poised above the Atlantic Ocean.

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

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Day 2. Cape Town

The day is yours to fill with fun adventures and sights. Take a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain or visit one of the city's many museums and art galleries. Explore the buzzing bistros, boutiques, and cafes of Kloof and Bree streets. Stroll along the various mountain trails at the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa for some fresh air and spectacular views. (B)

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

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Day 3. Cape Town

Wind your way along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive to the rocky seascapes of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve on today's privately guided tour of the Cape Peninsula. Take a ride on the Flying Dutchman funicular to the old lighthouse and visit the endearing African penguin colony at Boulders Beach. (B)

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

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Day 4. Cape Town / Franschhoek

After breakfast and check out, transfer to the beautiful Franschhoek winelands. Learn all about the process of winemaking, from grape to goblet on your privately guided tour. Discover wine farms and estates dating back 300 years to the French Huguenots, each with their own story to tell. (B)

Mont Rochelle

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Day 5. Franschhoek

The day is at leisure in Franschhoek. Mont Rochelle covers about 100 acres, enjoy a picnic in the vineyards, hike through the hills and valleys surrounding the hotel, or explore Franschhoek village for a taste of the culture, history and passion that have come together in this little corner of South Africa. (B)

Mont Rochelle

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Day 6. Franschhoek / Shamwari Private Game Reserve

After a delicious breakfast, bid adieu to Franschhoek and transfer to Cape Town airport for the flight to Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by road to your reserved lodge in Shamwari Private Game Reserve for a three night safari. (BLD)

Eagles Crag Lodge

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Day 7. Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Dedicated to nature conservation, Shamwari Game Reserve has been primed accordingly. The vast ever-changing vegetation and mild weather conditions provide the perfect home and hunting ground for multitudes of different species. Twice-daily game drives throughout the reserve, accompanied by expert guides and trackers, provide plenty of opportunities to witness wildlife. Ask your guide about what you can do to help support sustainable tourism efforts. (BLD)

Eagles Crag Lodge

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Day 8. Shamwari Game Reserve

Here the graceful leopard, the powerful rhino, elephant and hippo share the domain with kudu, gemsbok, wildebeest, zebra, hyena and a large variety of smaller game, as well as a paradise of bird, reptile and plant life. Your game ranger will share his expert knowledge of the area and ensure that your experience is both rewarding and informative. Guided nature walks offer another perspective of the fauna and flora around you. (BLD)

Eagles Crag Lodge

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Day 9. Shamwari Private Game Reserve / Depart

Take in one last morning game drive before traveling to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Johannesburg and your onward arrangements. (B)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jan 11, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $6,895
Single Room Supplement From $2,595
Departure Dates Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $5,695
Single Room Supplement From $1,795
Departure Dates May 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $4,895
Single Room Supplement From $1,495
Departure Dates Sep 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $5,395
Single Room Supplement From $1,595
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $6,295
Single Room Supplement From $2,395
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $7,095
Single Room Supplement From $2,595
Departure Dates Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
Share Twin/Double From $6,995
Single Room Supplement From $2,395

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01 - 10 and Dec 19 - 31.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg

Economy Class per person from $530

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