14-day from Cape Town through winelands, coastal towns and a Big 5 game reserve to Port Elizabeth

14-day from Cape Town through winelands, coastal towns and a Big 5 game reserve to Port Elizabeth from Molo Africa

By: Molo Africa  06-03-2009
Keywords: Accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Accommodation

Discover the winelands, beautiful coastal areas and game viewing destinations of the Western and Eastern Cape on this romantic country tour. Begin in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, before meandering up into the tranquil winelands of Franschhoek. Enjoy a leisurely drive down to the Hermanus coastline, where you can experience small-town hospitality and spectacular seasonal whale watching. Head up the coast to Plettenberg Bay, a trendy beach town, before making your way inland to your luxury safari lodge at Kwandwe Private Reserve in the Eastern Cape.

DAY 1, Arrive in Cosmopolitan Cape Town Arrive at Cape Town International Airport and pick up your rental car. Drive to the lavish 5 star Mount Nelson, a stylish hotel at the foot of Table Mountain, where you will be spending the next 3 nights. You can dine in the elegant dining room, order room service if you want a luxurious night in, or pick one of Cape Town's fine restaurants for an evening out.

Accommodation The Mount Nelson Sexy

5 star hotel beneath Table Mountain.

DAYS 2-3, Discover the Magic of the Cape Mount Nelson is situated just above the city bowl, so you will be close to the cableway, the V&A Waterfront and the beautiful beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. Spend time exploring trendy Kloof Street, visiting Robben Island, relaxing among the flowers at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or enjoy an afternoon musing through some of Cape Town's historical museums and galleries. Be sure to include a trip up Table Mountain which allows for spectacular views of the city and Table Bay, and enjoy some of the many renowned cape restaurants.

Accommodation Mount Nelson

DAYS 4-5, Wining & Dining out in Franschoek Drive to Franschoek, where you will spend the next 2 nights on a tranquil wine estate. You can enjoy wine tasting as you gaze out at the vineyards and mountains, and take scenic walks around the farms. Franschoek is known for its many great restaurants, so lunch and dinner are exciting affairs in this small village.

Accommodation La Petite Ferme
A superior guest house situated in Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands, South Africa.

DAYS 6-7, Relax in a Coastal Country House Drive to Mosaic Farms, a charming guest house located in Stanford, just a short drive from the whale-watching town of Hermanus. You can enjoy a homely feel at this country guest house. Take a trip to see the whales in Hermanus, and have a dip in the sea.

Accommodation Mosaic Farms

DAYS 8-9, Drive down to Plettenberg Bay Spend a few lazy hours driving to Plettenberg Bay, a laid back beachside town. Spend your days on the beaches, go on scenic walks and enjoy the vibe of this trendy seaside location. The lodge has its own restaurant, Emily's, which serves an interesting menu for romantic, candlelit dinners.

Accommodation Emily Moon River Lodge
An eclectic river lodge in Plettenberg Bay.

DAYS 10-11, Go Game Viewing at Kwandwe Travel on to the Eastern Cape, a malaria-free area excellent for game viewing. Your room is positioned along the banks of the Fish River, affording excellent views from your private deck. Relax in your plunge pool as you gaze out at the views and escape the heat of the day. Enjoy fantastic game-viewing and nature walks with experienced rangers and trackers, before returning to camp to enjoy dinner around the boma fire, or have a romantic candlelit dinner for two on your private deck.

Accommodation Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Luxury safari lodge in the Eastern Cape.

DAY 12, Fly out of Port Elizabeth Drive to Port Elizabeth Airport, where you can drop you rental car. Take your flight home after a romantic and memorable trip.

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