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After arriving in Johannesburg via a luxury private jet, a chauffeur-driven vehicle will be waiting to whisk you to the opulent surroundings of the Saxon Hotel, Villas, and Spa. Your time at the hotel will be spent in the Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite, where an impeccable level of service is on offer. Your first exclusive experience comes in the form of a private helicopter tour of the city, during which you’ll be treated to views of iconic landmarks and sweeping natural vistas. After taking to the skies, enjoy a gourmet lunch at the Cube Tasting Kitchen – an innovative culinary space where you’ll enjoy a multi-course menu paired with exquisite South African wines. The afternoon will be spent indulging in a luxury shopping spree in Sandton City. You’ll be accompanied by a personal shopper throughout, whose local expertise and eye for detail will ensure you have a seamless experience from start to finish.
Having explored the city and its surrounding landscapes, day two in Johannesburg will be a decidedly more tranquil experience. After heading out of the city for a luxurious bush breakfast, you’ll return to the cosmopolitan bustle for a tailored spa experience at the Saxon Spa. Traditional and experimental treatments can be enjoyed at the hands of one of the spa’s experienced therapists. Spend your evening enjoying a private art gallery viewing before heading to a Michelin-starred chef’s table dinner at DW Eleven-13. This is an ultra-exclusive experience that promises to showcase the finest South African produce.
Fly to Kruger National Park and enjoy a chauffeur-driven ride to Singita Lebombo Lodge, where an ultra-exclusive glass-walled suite with stunning panoramic views awaits. Your first day will begin with a bespoke safari experience, where a knowledgeable ranger will take you tracking for the Big Five. Following your wildlife encounter, a chef-prepared gourmet breakfast will be served in a bush clearing, allowing you to sample traditional flavor whilst surrounded by nature. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool, before heading to Singita Lebombo Lodge’s restaurant for a tailored menu, crafted by the head chef and featuring the finest local ingredients.
Wake up to the sounds of the African bush and indulge in a leisurely breakfast on your private deck. Dawn is the perfect time to spot several of South Africa’s most magnificent creatures and you’ll be well-positioned to absorb spectacular wildlife in all its glory. Today, you’ll not only have the chance to unwind with sumptuous spa treatments provided by Singita’s spa therapists but also embark on a private photography masterclass where you’ll learn how to take magazine-quality wildlife photos. Mark your final night in Kurger with a sunset game drive followed by a private bush dinner accompanied by traditional live music.
Hop on to another private jet for the short flight down to Stellenbosch, where the gorgeous grounds of the Delaire Graff Estate await. You’ll be staying in one of the estate’s idyllic villas for the duration of your time in Stellenbosch and your stay will begin with a tour of the property’s renowned art collection. After a dose of cultural enrichment, it’s time for a wine-tasting and gourmet lunch at the Delaire Graff Restaurant. Stellenbosch is a sprawling region and one of the best ways to see it all is from the air. In the afternoon, you’ll take off on a helicopter tour of the surrounding vineyards and wineries, with exclusive access to premium tastings and cellar tours.
After enjoying a breakfast accompanied by stunning views of the Stellenbosch Valley, you’ll have the chance to indulge in a menu of rejuvenating spa treatments provided by the Delaire Graff Spa. The spa takes inspiration from the South African landscape, offering a collection of local and globally-inspired treatments. Once suitably refreshed, delight in a tour of the Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden – one of Stellenbosch’s finest artistic establishments. Fly to dinner at Rust en Vrede via hot air balloon and enjoy panoramic sunset views of the Cape Winelands.
Cape Town is the final stop on your ultimate luxury tour of South Africa and you’ll be staying at the breathtaking Belmond Mount Nelson – one of the country’s most exclusive and internationally beloved luxury properties. Beginning with a tour of Cape Town, you’ll visit Table Mountain, the Twelve Apostles, and the Cape of Good Hope, each of which will introduce you to a different aspect of the city’s unique physical landscape. Lunch will be enjoyed at the Michelin-starred La Colombe, set amidst the beautiful Constantia Valley vineyards. No trip to Cape Town is complete without a visit to Robben Island. As part of this trip, you’ll be able to take in the historical significance of the former prison through insight provided by a private guide who will take you to normally-restricted areas. Cap off the day with a mouth-watering bespoke meal at the Test Kitchen – without a doubt one of Cape Town’s finest restaurants.
Your final day in Cape Town, and indeed South Africa, will begin with some gentle exploration of the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Alongside a passionate private guide, you’ll have the chance to wander the gardens and indulge in a luxurious picnic surrounded by lush greenery. Prepare for your return flight with an afternoon in the Belmond Mount Nelson’s exquisite spa before embarking on a private yacht cruise around Table Bay. Complete with champagne and canapes, this is the ultimate way to end your time in South Africa.
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Group Trip Departs: • 10th November 2023 • 22nd November 2023 • 14th November 2024
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