Cape Town - Western Cape
Itinerary (subject to change)
Day 1: Evening check in at the international Airport Frankfurt Terminal 1. We fly direct with Lufthansa to Cape Town (10:15 pm – 10:55 am+).
Day 2: Noon time arrival at Cape Town International Airport. Transfer to your Boutique Guest House in Somerset West. After check-in and time to freshen up we meet and drive to a nearby wine estate for a welcome drink and lunch.
Day 3: After a hearty breakfast, we will travel to Cape Town, the center of the Western Cape region. We will visit a local market and enjoy the beauty of Company's Garden. Another highlight is St. George's Cathedral, where Desmond Tutu's ashes are buried. Situated at the foot of Signal Hill we will drive to Cape Town’s most distinct neighborhoods, Bo-Kaap, with its multi colored houses. In the afternoon we take an exciting cable car ride with a 360° view up to the famous Table Mountain. Once we arrived on the top of the mountain, you'll have free time to walk around and take photos of the amazing view from up there. Our last stop today will be at the premier tourist destination, Camps Bay, at the foot of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and the Table Mountain. Free time in Camps Bay for dinner before we drive back to our Guest House.
Day 4: This morning, after breakfast in the garden of our guesthouse, we depart for the Cape of Good Hope at the Southern end of the Western Cape. Enjoy the amazing views from the rocky promontory. Afterwards, a nice picnic will be prepared at the waterside of the National Parc for lunch before we depart for Boulders Beach. This beautiful beach is the only place in the world where you get close to African Penguins. We then drive along the rocky coastline on the legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive with breathtaking views. Dinner in Somerset West.
Day 5: After breakfast we drive to the harbor of Cape Town to board our boat to the UNESCO declared Robben Island. Here we will join a tour of the former South Africa’s maximum security prison with detailed stories about Nelson Mandela and other inmates. Then get ready for an unforgettable and joyful experience, an AFRICAN dinner with show. We start with a drum session, followed by a 14 dish African feast. The highlight o the eveing is the energetic wonderful dance and singing performance. You'll be impressed by the skills, the vibe and the improvisation on stage. Amazing! After this lovely evening we drive back to our Guest House.
Day 6: Today we will join a wine tour and visit two different wineries, where we have the opportunity to taste the exquisite wines, MCC's and local cuisine in majestic surroundings. We'll visit the Franschhoek Motor Museum, a private collection which offers a look back to more than 100 years of motoring history. In the afternoon we discover the beautiful town of Stellenbosch with its Dutch and French African architecture, fine cafes, restaurants, art galleries and souvenir shops. In the early evening we will dine at one of the wineries overlooking the impressing valley encircled almost entirely by scenic mountains.
Day 7: After breakfast we will drive to one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is situated on the east side of Table Mountain and displays collections of South African plants. The next stop is planned at Bloubergstrand. This wide sandy beach is well known as a great location to take astonishing pictures of Cape Town and the Table Mountain. Now it’s time for shopping! We will have enough free time at the V&A Waterfront, a restored harbor quarter with hotels, retail stores, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities. Have an early dinner before we will start with a Champagne Sunset Cruise along the coastline of Cape Town.
Day 8: This morning, after breakfast and check out, we depart and drive over the stunning Bain’s Kloof pass via Ceres to a private Game Reserve situated between the Langeberg and the Outeniqua Mountains. Upon arrival we enjoy our welcome drink and check in to our premier rooms with magnificent views of the reserve. After lunch, we start with our first Safari Game Drive led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories and facts about your surroundings easily rousing your inner wild side. See Lions, Zebras, Giraffes, Elephants, Rhinos and more African Wild Life! Refresh and relax afterwards at the pool with poolside bar. A rich evening buffet is prepared in the exclusive overnight guest restaurant. In the late evening join a Stargazing Safari and see the magic of the Milky Way.
Day 9: Don't miss this! Wake up early and prepare for a second amazing Safari Game Drive. After breakfast and check out at 10:30 am we will drive over the Hexriver pass and Worcester to the airport of Cape Town. We fly at 6:20 pm direct with Lufthansa to Frankfurt.
Day 10: Arrival at 05:25 am at Frankfurt International Airport.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: International direct flight with Lufthansa to Cape Town (FRA-CPT 10:15 pm – 10:55 am+). Direct return flight with Lufthansa (CPT-FRA 6:20 pm – 05:25 am+), all airport and security taxes, meals on board, one check in luggage (23 kg), airport transfers in South Africa, transportation according to our program, 1 welcome drink, 6 overnights with buffet breakfast (incl. served hot meals) in a Boutique Guest House in Somerset West, 1 x overnight in a Safari Game Reserve in premier rooms with view of the reserve, 1 x welcome drink, 1 x breakfast, 1 x lunch and 1 x dinner (all buffet style) and 2 x Safari Game Drives, 1 x Stargazing Safari, 2 x dinner in selected restaurants incl. transportation, 1 x African evening incl. drum session and 14 dish African feast, all entrance fees according to the program, Table Mountain cableway round trip ticket, 1 x picnic at the Cape, Cruise to Robben Island, Sunset Cruise, wine tour with 1 x wine tasting and 1 x MCC (champagne) tasting near Franschhoek, motor mueseum Franchhoek, visit of Boulders penguin colony incl. entrance fee, visit of the National Park Cape of Good Hope incl. entrance fee and cogwheel train, service of a licensed SA local guide and Interra Reisen escort, all rooms with private facilities, wifi, access to pool
This trip is limited to 16 participants to ensure the highest level of service
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: € 500,-- for 6 overnights in the Guest House and 1 overnight in the Safari Game Reserve. Persons booked on share basis must pay single supplement if no share is available. Share basis means double or triple occupancy.
SUPPLEMENTARY COSTS: meals, which are not included in the tour price, drinks, personal expenses, tips.
UPGRADES for flight arrangements such as business class, economy premium class, special seat reservations (please let us know by booking).
VISA: no visa required for US citizens.
CHILDREN`S PRICE: on request. Please contact our office!
DOCUMENTS: Valid US passport (more than 6 months valid)
PAYMENT: € 400 down payment per person by booking. Rest payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
CANCELLATION CHARGES for flight with hotel overnight trips: up to 96 days prior to departure € 100 per person; 95-61 days prior to departure, 20% of the tour price; 60-35 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour price; 34-16 days prior departure: 75% of the tour price; 15-7 days prior departure: 90% of the tour price; 6 days until day of departure: 100% of the tour price will be charged. NO REFUND FOR NOSHOWS!
TRAVEL INSURANCES: please book with our Insurance partner USAA (see our website “Insurance”)
INTERRA REISEN is not responsible for lost and stolen articles. Liability: We are only acting as agents for various contractors (hotels, bus companies, airlines etc.) and are therefore in no way responsible for the fulfillment of their obligations, nor are we to be held liable for accidents, delays, losses etc. The liability of all these contractors, remains unprejudiced. Right is also reserved to program changes and alterations as well as substitution of services listed above, when and where necessary, without prior notice. INTERRA REISEN reserves the right to cancel the tour if minimum participation is not reached. Conditions accepted upon booking.