Indulge and treat yourself in this 14 night itinerary, admire the colours of a dramatic Cape Town sunset from a Cape Edwardian mansion, sip a glass of some of the world's best wine in the garden of a private villa in Franschhoek and dive into the opulence of an exclusive lodge in the wild Zululand: the ideal journey for those wishing to taste the real South African experience in total luxury and relaxation.
Depart London Heathrow on the scheduled overnight flight to Cape Town.
On arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to the stunning Ellerman House for a four night stay in one of their exclusive Villas. Relax by the pool and enjoy the stunning views out to sea or take advantage of your private driver to take you out for some exploration of Cape Town. The Villa is taken on a bed and breakfast basis and you will also be able to enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks during your stay.
After a final breakfast at Ellerman you will be collected and transferred to Franschhoek (about an hour) for a three night stay at the stunning La Cle des Montagnes, right in the heart of this charming village. With your own private pool and butler, your villa is a haven of tranquillity, just a short walk from the many world-class restaurants and cafes for which Franschhoek is rightly renowned.
Today will see an early start as your driver collects you and drives you back to Cape Town Airport for your scheduled flight Durban. From there you will met and driven up to the Phinda Private Game Reserve where you will be spending four nights in the &Beyond Phinda Zuka Lodge, a stunning private property in the heart of this wonderful game reserve. Your own dedicated guide will take you out to explore the bush and help you make the most of the safari, whilst the team of chefs and butlers will ensure your every whim is catered for when not on safari.
After a morning game drive from Phinda you will have some time to relax before being transferred back to Durban for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, connect with your overnight flight to London Heathrow.
Early morning arrival into London Heathrow
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