Staying at some of the finest lodges and hotels in Africa, explore the Kalahari at Tswalu, look out over the Atlantic Ocean from Ellerman House, sip fine wine and enjoy African gastronomy in the food and wine capital of Franschhoek. Finally, stay at Singita Boulders Lodge and view the Big Five in the best game viewing area in South Africa, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.


  • Spotting Black Rhino and black-maned lion in the Kalahari.
  • Spotting the Big Five on safari in the Kruger National Park.
  • Watching whales and penguins on the Cape.
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Destination expert Samantha Gee


Africa Specialist


  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Johannesburg

    Transfer by air to the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, a privately owned reserve in the Northern Cape and home to some of South Africa's rarest and most extraordinary wildlife. Set at the foot of the Korannaberg Mountains facing the serenity of the awe inspiring Kalahari grasslands, Tswalu Motse is surrounded by stunning scenery. Accommodation comprises of eight suites all cleverly constructed from native materials. Each suite has air-conditioning, Wi-Fi internet access and direct dial telephones. The spacious bedrooms all have en-suite bathrooms featuring indoor and outdoor walk-in showers and the lounges all have sun decks overlooking the waterhole.

    Overnight: Tswalu Motse

  3. Day 2 - 3 Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    By day explore the Kalahari - seek out the endangered Black Rhino, black-maned Kalahari lions, meerkats, cheetah and rare antelope. By night, sip sundowners on a lantern lit dune.

    Overnight: Tswalu Motse

  4. Day 4 Cape Town

    Transfer by air to Cape Town where your hotel lies next to the V&A Waterfront. The Silo Hotel is a bold restoration of a former grain store. The building originally opened in 1924 and served as the growing city's grain store for 80 years. Today the hotel's 28 immaculate . rooms look out over Cape Town, Robben Island and Table Mountain from ingenious 'pillow' windows and a stunning rooftop bar.

    Overnight: The Silo

  5. Day 5 - 6 Explore Cape Town

    Take a cable car up Table Mountain (or trek if you're feeling energetic) or visit fascinating Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years. Enjoy fine dining in Cape Town's world class restaurants.

    Overnight: The Silo

  6. Day 7 Franschhoek

    Transfer to La Residence, Franschhoek. Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in the heart of a private thirty acre working farm and complete with vineyards, plum orchards, a trout dam and beautifully kept gardens this hotel is world renowned. The main reception hall is the epitome of grandeur with its four-metre chandelier, two elaborate fireplaces and incredibly high ceilings. The main building opens out onto terraces with roses and a fountain, perfect for summer dining and the food here is exceptional. A place of genuine luxury, stunning views and fantastic cuisine, you will not want to leave.

    Overnight: La Residence

  7. Day 8 Winelands

    Explore the culinary and oenological delights of the famous Winelands of the Cape. Franschhoek is known as the food capital of Africa and it perfectly complements the magnificent wine estates of the area.

    Overnight: La Residence

  8. Day 9 Franschhoek - Cape Town - Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

    Transfer to Cape Town Airport and continue by light aircraft to Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Your accommodation is truly luxurious, with boma and bar area, a fitness centre, a health spa, a library and an impressive wine cellar. The twelve luxury suites feature spectacular stone bedrooms with floor to ceiling glass walls and are decorated in a contemporary African style. Each suite comes with its own en-suite bathroom featuring: indoor and outdoor showers, free standing baths as well as an expansive living area including your very own plunge pool, viewing deck and double sided fireplace.

    Overnight: Singita Boulders Lodge

  9. Day 10 - 11 Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

    Enjoy game drives and guided bush walks in the Game Reserve. This is the best part of staying at Singita Boulders Lodge as the guides work tirelessly to show you a huge range of game and they are exceptionally knowledgeable and enthusiastic at the same time.

    Overnight: Singita Boulders Lodge

  10. Day 12 Depart

    Depart on your flight to Johannesburg. Connect to your onward flight home.

  11. Depart


Low £ 10,255 $ 13,957
Mid £ 11,490 $ 15,638
High £ 12,740 $ 17,339


  • Price is per person, based on two people sharing a room


  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.


  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.

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