Please see itinerary below starting in Cape Town and ending in Durban.
Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town
Private transfer from the Cape Town International Airport to the The Portswood Hotel.
Located on the V&A Waterfront, this chic hotel offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor swimming pool with terrace.
Guests can benefit from 24-hour room service. Guest rooms of The Portswood are decorated in a maritime style and offer air conditioning and satellite TV. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and shower.
A rich breakfast is served daily. The poolside terrace offers a charming setting for a light snack or drink. Guests can also visit the Quarterdeck Restaurant with its Indian cuisine and Cape Malay decorations. The cocktail bar is available for drinks. The Portswood Hotel is situated 3 km from the city centre and 25 km from Cape Town International Airport. Waterfront is a great choice for travellers interested in shopping, wine and restaurants.
This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Cape Town! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.
Half Day City Tour (PM)
Visit Table Mountain – experience the magnificent views from the top Coastal drive through Camps Bay, Clifton and Sea Point. Drive past Cape Town Stadium and through V & A Waterfront, Green Market Square. Walk through the Company Gardens Drive past Houses of Parliament, City Hall, the Castle and Slave Lodge.
Visit Bo Kaap Malay Quarter
Ascend Signal Hill and witness the firing of the Noon gun (except Sundays and Public Holidays) Join the fascinating Diamond and Tanzanite experience at Jewel Africa. Discover the secrets of Diamonds, and Tanzanite and other authentic African Treasures. You will be dazzled by the diamond tour where we learn about the history of these sparkling gems
Day 2: Full Day at Winelands
We head north to Paarl
At our first stop we experience a cellar tour followed by a cheese and wine tasting
We continue to Franschhoek with a photo stop at the Groot Drakenstein Prison where Nelson Mandela was released in Feb 1990
A short tour of the little town and a second wine tasting in Franschhoek
Lunch stop (optional – own account)
Hells Hoogte Mountain Pass to Stellenbosch
Time permitting, we will include a third wine tasting before returning to your hotel
Day 3: Rovos Rail (Cape Town – Pretoria)
Transfer from the Portswood Hotel to the Rovos Rail Station
Dinner and overnght on the train.
Day 4: Rovos Rail
14h30 Arrival at Kimberley Station – 16h00
Tour of Kimberley´s Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum. Ten minutes after departing Kimberley a shallow lake appears on the left-hand side of the train where, on most occasions, there are spectacular flocks of Lesser Flamingos apparoximately 23 000). Travel from the Karoo to the Highveld. Dinner and overnight on board.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner