(13 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Safari (Sabi Sand Reserve or Kruger National Park), Johannesburg, Seychelles
Designed as the ultimate romantic African adventure, this private tour will appeal to anyone wanting to explore a range of landscapes in South Africa, with a few days relaxing at a pristine beach. This tour can also be taken in reverse for those wishing to start their tour at the beach.
Arrive in Cape Town, where you will be met by your private guide for the transfer to the CapeWinelands. Spend two nights at a luxurious retreat in Franschhoek with private touring in the region, including personalized wine tastings at some of South Africa's premier vineyards and a visit to the charming town of Stellenbosch. There will be ample time to explore the town, browse high-end artisan boutiques and indulge in some of the country's most acclaimed gourmet restaurants.
Return to beautiful Cape Town for two nights at one of our favorite luxury properties. Enjoy comprehensive private touring with one of Cape Town's most knowledgeable guides. Learn about the city's fascinating history and architecture; take a cable car to the top of the iconic Table Mountain; experience local markets, boutiques, museums, and noted African art galleries; and enjoy Cape Town's incredible food and wine scene, including reservations at top restaurants. Depending on your interests, enjoy other highlights, such as Robben Island, Bo Kaap (the Cape Malay Quarter), and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. One day, take a private excursion along the scenic coastal road to the Cape Peninsula and visit the Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach and quaint seaside towns. Private yacht cruises, scenic helicopter flights, adventure activities, and day trips to Hermanus can also be arranged, upon request.
Next, embark on a three-night luxury safari in the Sabi Sand Reserve or Singita's private concession in Kruger National Park. These areas are renowned for their diverse wildlife—including the Big Five. Stay at an ultra-luxurious safari lodge and enjoy morning and afternoon game drives and guided bush walks during your stay. If desired, a visit to a local community can be arranged. There will also be time to indulge in spa treatments and enjoy elaborate gourmet meals paired with South Africa's best wines.
Continue to Johannesburg for an overnight stay in the city's most exclusive residential neighborhood and enjoy private touring of the city's highlights. "Joburg" has an excellent shopping and art scene and you might like to visit the city's best gallery districts, designer shops, local African art markets, and up-and-coming neighborhoods. Other options include the excellent Apartheid Museum or an insider's tour of Soweto.
Conclude your tour in Seychelles, an archipelago of beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean. On arrival on the island of Mahe, you'll be met and assisted through immigration, and then transferred by private vehicle to Four Seasons Resort Seychelles. During ample leisure time, relax on white sand beaches, enjoy the resort's spa and other facilities, and perhaps go swimming, snorkeling or kayaking in the clear blue water. Artisans of Leisure can also arrange many additional activities such as scuba diving, private picnics, fishing and sailing.
Upon request, we can also book a few nights at exclusive North Island, a private island resort in the Seychelles (supplement applies).
Arrive Cape Town, South Africa – Cape Winelands
Private arrival transfer to the Cape Winelands for 2 nights
Private touring of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, including wine tastings and art galleries
Cape Winelands – Cape Town
Private transfer to Cape Town for 2 nights. Half-day private city touring and afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel
Full-day private excursion to the Cape Peninsula
Cape Town – Safari (Sabi Sand Reserve or Kruger National Park)
Private transfer and scheduled flight to the Sabi Sand Reserve or Kruger National Park for a 3-night luxury safari
Morning and afternoon wildlife safaris
Continue twice-daily game drives, with option for a walking safari
Safari – Johannesburg
Transfer and flight to Johannesburg for overnight stay. Afternoon private city touring
Johannesburg – Seychelles
Private transfer and scheduled flight to the Seychelles. Fast track assistance at the airport. Private arrival transfer to luxury beach resort for 4 nights
Days at leisure to enjoy the resort and beach. Additional activities can also be arranged (at additional cost) such as diving and snorkeling, private boat charters, romantic picnics, and scenic island flights
Private airport transfer
One&Only Cape Town or Cape Grace
Sabi Sand Reserve
Kruger National Park:
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
Per person (double occupancy)
The Artisans of Leisure Style of Travel:
Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
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A seamless travel experience, including all logistics, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, restaurant and spa reservations, performance tickets, private airport transfers, internal transportation, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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