This luxurious Southern Africa itinerary is for those travellers who love the arts, culture and fine dining.
Your journey starts in Cape Town, where you’ll discover the city’s iconic attractions: from World Heritage Site Table Mountain and the beautiful Southern Peninsula to the award-winning Cape Winelands. Experience a stay in Cape Town’s Bantry Bay, with spectacular ocean views, while discovering museums and art galleries, and enjoying sublime dining experiences. Discover the eclectic streets of Woodstock and Salt River and be transformed by the incredible street art of the area.
The second part of your trip takes you through our Cape Wine Region. Staying in Franschhoek you will enjoy the wine, food, and art of Leeu Estate. Walk through the village discovering unique art galleries and installations, while enjoying all the fine dining experiences of the town – well known as the ‘French corner of South Africa.’ Your final leg flies you to Victoria Falls, Zambia, where you will spend your last nights on the Zambezi River. This fantastic location ensures you are close to the wildlife of the area, including elephant and hippo. You will also have time to immerse yourself in all the activities in and around the Falls itself.
Best Time to go
5 nights in Cape Town
Upon arriving in Cape Town, you will be welcomed at the airport, where you will be transferred to your first stop of this cultural visit!
Immerse yourself in a quintessential Cape experience at the privately-owned, urban oasis of Ellerman House. Framed by the dramatic Lions’ Head and uninterrupted Atlantic vistas, the intimate and luxurious Ellerman House in Bantry Bay is the ideal retreat from which to explore the Cape’s vibrant “Mother City.”
From fine dining to discovering the scenic natural wonder of Cape Town’s mountain, beaches, winelands and peninsula, there is so much to do, see, and explore.
At Ellerman House, these three elements – art, wine, and food – combine to tell the story of our country and our love for all it has to offer.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Ellerman House affords the discerning traveller authentic South African flavour in an intimate 5-star setting. Distinguished by an extensive wine cellar, exceptional gourmet dining, rejuvenating spa treatments and refined cultural atmosphere.
2 nights in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
From the sea to the mountains, your journey continues into the verdant Franschhoek Valley, where the 5-star luxury of Leeu Estates, a boutique getaway on an historic wine farm with hectares of producing vineyards and landscaped gardens, will restore your soul.
Mere minutes away from the romantic village of Franschhoek, with its quaint streets, art collections, antique shops, and award-winning restaurants, is Leeu Estates, your accommodation for this part of your trip.
La Petite Colombe – “little dove” – offers diners the highest level of excellence, from service to exquisite multi-course lunches and dinners sprinkled with touches of whimsy and drama for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Leeu Estates is focused on holistic wellness. Here you can offset exceptional visual and culinary delights with world-class therapeutic treatments at the Healing Earth Spa set amongst the Estate’s ancient vineyards.
3 nights at Victoria Falls, Zambia
30 km upstream of thundering Victoria Falls and set along the banks of the Zambezi River you will discover the award-winning Royal Chundu lodges. Situated along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, these magnificent Lodges feature breath-taking river views with a romantic African ambience.
Spend three nights here, immersed in the unprecedented tranquillity of this magnificent hidden getaway: Royal Chundu.
Victoria Falls offers so much – adventure, tranquillity, game-viewing and cultural immersion.
Dining at Royal Chundu takes you deeper into local life, into the terroir, into the history of the Zambezi.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Royal Chundu River Lodge
Watch the river sliding by from your private deck, sample traditional Zambian tastes at the Chef’s Boma, picnic under the ancient Baobab or indulge in luxurious spa treatments which harness the unique medicinal and healing properties of the local flora.
Return transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Ellerman House
5 nights Ellerman House in a Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis
Road transfer from Ellerman House to Leeu Estate
2 nights at Leeu Estate in a Deluxe Room
Road Transfer from Leeu Estate to Cape Town International Airport
Scheduled flight from Cape Town International Airport to Livingstone Airport (flight price fluctuations may occur)
Transfer from Livingstone Airport to Royal Chundu
3 nights at Royal Chundu in a Suite on a full board basis (all meals, select drinks, safari activities)
Private road transfer to Livingstone Airport (LVI)
International flights, air and airport taxes
Flight from Johannesburg to Maun return
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