10 days in South Africa
If you're looking to explore the best and most beautiful parts of South Africa, whilst staying in gorgeous boutique properties that feel like a 'home away from home', this itinerary will suit you down to the ground.
You start with a few days in Cape Town, staying at the beautiful Cape View Clifton, overlooking the ocean and with views of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range behind. Cape View Clifton is set in the exclusive Clifton neighbourhood, centrally located and within easy reach of the many restaurants and bars of Camps Bay and the shops and sights of the city bowl. The restaurant scene in Cape Town is second to none and the wonderful concierge team at Cape View Clifton can recommend the city's best spots to you and make you any reservations you wish.
From here you'll travel onto the Cape Winelands and Babylonstoren. Set between Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, this beautiful Cape Dutch farm puts you within easy reach of all of the Winelands' most beautiful spots. Spend your days exploring the gardens, swimming in the natural dam or relaxing at the spa surrounded by nature.
Finally for South Africa's crowning glory, an epic safari in one of the country's most prolific wildlife spots. Jamala Madikwe is an exceptional lodge, owner run and managed and with exquisite attention to detail. The owners, Nico and Rodney, and all of the guides, will make sure you feel completely at home and you'll go home with memories of the African bushveld that will last you a lifetime.
We will take care of all of your transfers and flights between the destinations so you can glide from one stunning lodge to the next in complete relaxation.
Prices from approximately £3,150 per person: based on two people sharing, inclusive of all flights, transfers and accommodation with stays at Cape View Clifton and Babylonstoren on a Bed & Breakfast basis and at Jamala Madikwe Safari Lodge on a Fully Inclusive basis.
Overnight direct flight to Cape Town from London Heathrow with British Airways. This flight takes approximately 11hr30m.
Begin your holiday in Cape Town's most popular boutique hotel, set near countless restaurants and bars and with exceptional sea views.
Approximately a 1 hour transfer or drive to the Cape Winelands.
Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm laid out over 8 acres with beautiful gardens to explore including a pear maze, vineyards and orchards.
Transfer or taxi back to Cape Town Airport, this takes approximately 1 hour.
2 hour domestic flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
On arrival in Johannesburg you will be taken to board the charter plane for your flight into the Madikwe Game Reserve. The flight takes approximately 45 minutes.
One of South Africa's most luxurious safari lodges, famous for the watering-hole right in front of the lodge itself. Spend your days on game drives and bush walks exploring the many wonders of the African bush.
45 minutes charter flight back to Johannesburg in time for your international flight home.
Direct overnight international flight from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to London Heathrow. This flight takes approximately 12 hours.