Journey along the wine routes of the Cape Winelands and discover the towns and wineries of Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Choose your own wineries on a personalized itinerary or follow the advice of your guide.
What to Expect
Depart Cape Town and the surrounding area at an agreed time and travel by luxury Mercedes Benz C-Class or Hyundai H1 at the start of your private tour of the Cape Winelands. Experience the wine estates of Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek and enjoy lunch in the vineyards. While wine is the main focus of this tour, you can also encounter animals, visit vintage car museums and get orientation tours of the towns along the way.
Travel along the N2 towards the wine estate of DeMorgenzon for your first wine tasting at an award-winning winery that produces one of the best Chenin Blanc wines in the region. Then, marvel at the white lion and chimpanzees of Lion Park. Continue to Stellenbosch for an orientation tour of the town, and proceed to the Marianne Wine Estate in Paarl to pair biltong (cured dried meat) with wines at a unique wine tasting.
Discover how biltong enhances the flavors of the red wine that the Marianne winery produces. Next, go to Fairview Vineyards and Goats Cheese for a cheese and wine tasting, and purchase your favorite cheese and condiments along with wine from a choice of 3 varietals.
Make your way towards the food and wine capital of Franschhoek, stopping for a photo opportunity at the monument to Nelson Mandela at Drakenstein Prison along the way. Discover the home to some of the finest restaurants and wine estates in South Africa, and see the French Huguenot monument.
Taste a South African version of champagne known as "MCC" at the Haute Cabriere wine estate. End with a wine tasting at the Delaire Graff wine estate, known as the jewel of the Cape Winelands. Enjoy lunch at a recommended restaurant in Delaire Graff or La Petite Ferme, or choose from one of the many eateries in Franschhoek.
Return to Cape Town on the N1 and benefit from a drop off at your hotel or guesthouse or at a restaurant in time for dinner.
- All wine tasting fees
- Transportation by private luxury vehicle
- Complimentary bottled water and Wi-Fi on board the vehicle
- Universal cellphone chargers
What's Not Included
- Meals and drinks
- Gratuity (optional)
Know Before You Go
• As this is a private tour it will be you and your group in a private luxury vehicle only. No other persons will be traveling with you