Private Culinary Safari
Trip Details
$8,862
11 Days / 10 Nights

Price Details

 Fare is per person based upon double occupancy.

 

Fare Includes: all accommodations, Federal Air light aircraft flights, transfers + touring per the itinerary, breakfast daily and all meals, local brand beverages + spirits and all gameviewing activities while on safari.

Fare Excludes: international airfare + flight from JNB to CPT on 22 Aug, gratuities, meals not specifically mentioned and items of a personal nature

Trip Overview


Escorted by Conde Nast Traveler-Recommended Safari Specialist Ryan Hilton
Hosted by Wine Expert and Restaurateur Michael Klauber & Terri Klauber


Prepare for amazing animal sightings, fine wines, exquisite cuisine and a shared adventure that surpasses your wildest dreams.
 

  • Behold dramatic landscapes and wildlife encounters on early morning and late afternoon game drives, where you are likely to view buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino and elephant roaming freely in their natural environment.
  • Soak in the rich atmosphere of the low lying grasslands with rejuvenating spa treatments, guided walks and relaxation on your private deck with plunge pool and outdoor shower.
  • Enjoy shopping, dining, sightseeing and nightlife within walking distance from your hotel in Cape Town.  
  • Stroll the vineyards of the famous Stellenbosch wine region, replete with private tastings and a sumptuous paired Celler Dinner.  You will experience some of the most exciting wines produced on the continent!

 

“The South African wine industry is a global player with strong cultural roots
and a sense of social responsibility. South Africa now competes with
confidence on the world wine stage.”
--Michael Klauber

Featured Hosts

Ryan Hilton

Ryan Hilton

Recommended by Conde Nast Traveler for his expertise in South African Safaris for 13 consecutive years.

Michael & Terri Klauber

Michael & Terri Klauber

Most recently, Michael & Terri escorted travelers in South Africa on luxurious food & wine-themed safaris. 

Points of Interest

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Cape Town

‘The Mother City’ is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city offering diversity like no other.  A colorful melting pot of cultures has created something for every palate in one of the world’s most popular and picturesque settings. World class dining, shopping, art, theaters, beaches, scenery, wildlife and nightlife come standard. In a city which could be considered a destination itself, hidden gems are found around every corner.

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Cape of Good Hope

The Fairest Cape in all the World as named by Sir Francis Drake, is one of the top tourist destinations in South Africa. Rich in cultural and natural heritage, the Cape of Good Hope is home to the Southwestern most point in Africa, various wildlife and unique flora and fauna. Also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, a wide variety of activities are on offer set against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains and coastline of the Cape Peninsula.

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Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach in Simons Town is home to a unique and endangered land-based colony of African Penguins. The beach itself ideal for families and children as immense boulders shelter the cove from currents, wind and large waves. The Penguin Colony is one of only a few in the world, and has become a famously popular site consisting of three pristine beaches, one penguin viewing area and three scenic boardwalks.

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Cape Winelands

This culinary capital of South Africa is also home to some unsurpassed scenery with vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture set in a mountainous backdrop . Titillate your taste buds while savouring some of the world’s finest wines and dining at internationally acclaimed restaurants. The region is vast and filled with events and happenings, so make sure you set enough time to fully appreciate this treasured area and ‘foodie’ paradise. 

Traveler Reviews

Itinerary

  1. Saturday, August 17, 2013
    Arrive Johannesburg

    Upon arrival into Johannesburg (JNB) Airport you will be met and assisted with luggage for escort to the
    Intercontinental OR Tambo Hotel for overnight on a bed and breakfast basis in a Deluxe Room.

  2. Sunday, August 18, 2013
    Safari at Londolozi

    Checkout of your hotel and meet at the airport for scheduled Federal Air flight to the Sabi Sands
    where you will spend the next four nights on a fully inclusive basis at Londolozi Founders Camp.

  3.  Monday, August 19, 2013
    On Safari at Londolozi

    No two days are the same on safari.
     

  4. Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    On Safari at Londolozi

    No two days are the same on safari.

  5. Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    On Safari at Londolozi

    No two days are the same on safari.

  6. Thursday, August 22 2013
    Transfer to Cape Town

    Check out of camp for scheduled Federal Air flight to Johannesburg and onward
    connection to Cape Town (CPT) International Airport (flight under own arrangements).

    Upon arrival you will be met for your private road transfer to the One&Only Cape Town
    where you will spend the next 3 nights on a bed and breakfast basis in a Marina Mountain Facing Room.

    On the V&A Waterfront you may depart for a tour of Tour Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela
    was imprisoned, or simply stroll the boutiques, shops and cafes.

  7. Friday, August 23, 2013
    Full Day Tour Cape Peninsula

    Full day scenic drive through Cape Peninsula Park to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve,
    stopping to take in the tidal pools and flora and fauna unique to the area including the penguins of
    Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak, Cape of Good Hope and much more. Ascend to the Lighthouse
    lookout by funicular or on foot for spectacular views from one of Africa’s highest cliffs.

  8. Saturday, August 24, 2013
    Day at Leisure in Cape Town

  9. Sunday, August 25, 2013
    Table Mountain and Winelands

    Checkout of your hotel and depart for full day of touring at Table Mountain, finishing at your hotel
    in the winelands.

    Visit Table Mountain in the morning and take the cable car to the top for spectacular
    views in all directions and a bird’s eye view of the city below you and the coastline beyond.

    Your driver will drop you off at Le Quartier Francais, where you will spend the next
    two nights on a bed and breakfast basis in an Auberge Room.

  10. Monday, August 26 2013

    Discover South Africa’s booming wine production in the French Huguenot Valley of Franschhoek, in the Cape Winelands.

    Tour acclaimed wine farms and taste the legendary reds and unique whites, and learn first-hand what
    distinguishes South African wines from other top-producing global markets. Then enjoy a special farewell wine dinner.

  11. Tuesday, August 27 2013
    Departures

    Check out of your hotel for private road transfer to Cape Town and onward to the airport to board your outbound international flight(s) under own arrangements.

Accommodations

InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport

South Africa’s only upscale airport hotel provides a comfortable place to rejuvenate and continue onward with your journey.  Make use of the fitness center and spa to overcome fatigue from long flights.  Dine on inspired African cuisine with a great selection of wines and plentiful bradkfast buffet.  Enjoy unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi, quiet soundproofed rooms, quick check-in and a host of services designed to meet the needs of the modern traveler.  InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport hotel is a safe, easy walk from the international arrivals hall at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.  Winner of the 2011 Best Airport Hotel in Africa Award by Skytrax World Airport Awards.

Londolozi Founders Camp

Londolozi is one of the original pioneering Private Game Reserves  in South Africa and a family run operation. The root of the word Londolozi is the Zulu word for "protect" and means “protector of all living things” – an ambitious conservation ethic that Londolozi embraces in its sensitivity to the natural world and surrounding communities.

World renowned as one of Africa’s finest game lodges, Londolozi was the first game reserve in the world to be accorded Relais & Chateaux status, reinforcing its commitment to luxurious accommodation, fine cuisine and exceptional service. Enchanting, intimate and child friendly; Founders Camp is ideally situated to provide an insider’s view of the secrets of river life.

Seven idyllic chalets and three Superior suites repose in the shade of ancient ebony and matumi trees along the banks of the Sand River.   Classic style, replete with black and cream ticking fabric and original mahogany beds. Deep leather couches, military chests, compass safari lamps and a riverside lounge sala, create a mood of easy luxury and laid back welcome

One&Only Cape Town

South Africa's premiere urban chic resort offers captivating views of Table Mountain from its enviable location in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Enjoy the celebrated cuisines of Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa and Reuben Riffel, located in the lobby along with the Vista Bar & Lounge.  Sample rare and undiscovered vintages at the stunning Wine Loft.  The sublime calm of the city's most expansive and sophisticated spa offers an indulgent escape, while the fitness center's state of the art equipment gives guests the opportunity to stay in shape while traveling.  As the first luxury hotel to open in Cape Town in nearly a decade, the resort is designed to celebrate the city's wine, art, design and spirit, balancing contemporary glamour with an authentic South African style.

Le Quartier Francais

Le Quartier Français is an exclusive luxury hotel situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley.

Home to two great restaurants, the award winning Tasting Room and Common Room, Executive Chef Margot Janse is one of South Africa's most celebrated chefs.

It is the extra-ordinary staff, the opulently comfortable rooms and the attention to detail that ensure that this Relais & Châteaux Auberge is the ultimate spoiling.

Complement your stay with a Cooking Class or lingering lunch at the hotel's sister restaurant Bread & Wine, where you will enjoy a  complimentary wine and charcuterie tasting.  Guests also enjoy complimentary access to the private Franschhoek Health Club.

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