Win a trip of a lifetime to South Africa!
This month, be in with a chance of winning an incredible 9 night holiday trip of a lifetime for two people to explore Cape Town, the Winelands, and go on Safari, courtesy of VIVID Travel!
VIVID Travel believe it’s time for a new type of holiday – one that’s completely built around you. Every VIVID Travel holiday is custom made by an expert Travel Designer who has lived in and travelled extensively in the countries they specialise in. They have an unrivalled first-hand knowledge of all the experience, accommodation, transport and other options available.
Whether you want to get up close and personal with the wildlife in Africa, immerse yourself in the Incan history of Peru, absorb the sights, sounds and tastes of Malaysia, VIVID Travel will design the perfect trip for you.
Valid 1 September – 31 October 2019 (excluding travel during school holidays.)
Based on two adults travelling together, sharing a double / twin room.
- Return international flight from London Heathrow
- Domestic flight Cape Town – Port Elizabeth
- VIP Meet & Greet
- 9 nights’ accommodation
- Meals as specified
- Transfers as specified
- Activities as specified
- Park fees / conservation levies / entrance fees / taxes
- Any meals or drinks not specified
- Park fees/conservation levies not specified
- Personal expenses
Day 1: International flight.
Day 2: Arrival Cape Town, VIP Meet & Greet
Private Road transfer – Cape Town Airport to Welgelegen
4x nights at Welgelegen, Cape Town, 1x double room. Including breakfast
- Full Day, Private Cape Point & Peninsula tour:
Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach. Continue via Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breath-taking coastal drives, to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point which is perceived to be the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Go on to historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach. Boulders Penguin Colony is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat and there is also a new information centre.
A lunch stop is made nearby (lunch to own account). End the day with a visit to the well-known Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. The Garden includes five of South Africa’s six different biomes and is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape Flora it displays as well as for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The tour ends at ± 17:30 with drop-off at your hotel.
- Half Day, Private City & Table Mountain tour:
The tour commences with a tour of Table Mountain (weather permitting; cable car fee not included). Enjoy panoramic views over the Mother City and the Atlantic Seaboard with Robben Island in the distance lying sleepily in Table Bay harbour. In the city itself, stop at the Company Gardens. Enjoy a walk through the garden and a visit to the South African Museum. This is followed by a visit to the Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. The drive through the city centre would also take you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade and City Hall from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South Africans after his release in February 1990. Return to your hotel upon completion of the tour.
Day 5: Private transfer to the Winelands.
2x nights at La Fontaine Franschhoek, 1x double room. Including breakfast.
Including 2x tickets for the wine tram.
Passengers on board the hop-on hop-off tour experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping in at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.
A combination of tram and tram-bus transports passengers around a loop of stops allowing them to hop-off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, be it wine tasting, a cellar tour, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards and when they are ready, hop-on to continue the tour.
The experience takes passengers right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a narration focusing on the history of Franschhoek and wine cultivation in the valley, complimentary wine tastings and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards.
Day 7: Private transfer to Cape Town airport.
Domestic flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.
Private transfer to your safari lodge.
3x nights at Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge, 1x tent including all meals, tea/coffee, high tea, game drives, guided walks and game drives beverages. MAX 7 guests per vehicle.
Located in the 25,000-hectare Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, the luxurious Bayethe Tented Lodge offers an authentic safari experience. Surrounded by rich vegetation and constructed of stone, thatch and canvas, beautifully appointed tents have their own private decks and plunge pools and enjoy outdoor showers, fireplaces and hammocks. The views over the waterhole can be admired whilst relaxing in the lounge or outdoor deck and pool. Delicious meals are served in the dining room or in the boma, under African skies.
Appreciate morning and afternoon game drives or walks and perhaps browse in the boutique or rejuvenate at the bush spa. Visit Shamwari’s renowned Rhino Awareness, Born Free and rehabilitation centres.
Day 10: Private transfer from your lodge to Port Elizabeth airport.
Day 11: UK
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Closing Date: Wednesday 20th March 2019