"Wacky Wine Experience" Private Small Group

2 nights from only
R4 965
per person sharing
ID # 2998
Valid: 07 Oct 20 to 13 Jan 21
Duration: 2 Nights

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 3 Day guided journey
  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 dinner including gratuity
     
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a Classic Room
     
  • Transportation including toll fees
     
  • TOUR DESCRIPTION:
    Sip your way through the Breede River Valley Wine Route and experience the creative artistry of award-winning wine-making. Stay in an art deco inspired hotel and revel in the dramatically beautiful scenery as you explore this region and its many treasures. This experience immerses you into the beauty of South Africa's landscapes while you adventure through some of it's off-the-beaten track destinations as well as its most well-known and beloved.
  • Porterage
     
  • Services of a fully qualified English speaking tour guide
     
  • 6 Wine tastings with 1 olive tasting and sightseeing as specified

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Please note this tour only operates on selected set departures: 07 October 2020, 04 November 2020, 02 December 2020, 13 January 2021. If cancelled less than 48 hours prior to departure will incur 100% cancellation fees. One suitcase and one overnight bag per person is allowed. Cullinan Guided Journeys accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to luggage or personal property from whatsoever cause arising. Passengers are advised to take up adequate insurance cover. Minimum 4 guests required for tour to operate. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Block out dates apply: 19 December 2020 – 05 January 2021. Transportation is based on 70% loading capacity according to Government Regulations:
  • 4-8 people will travel in a 13 seater Quantum with 1 driver/guide (1 person guiding and driving the vehicle)
  • 9-10 people will travel in a 15 seater Sprinter with 1 guide & 1 driver
  • 11-22 people will travel in a 32 seater Coach with 1 guide & 1 driver
  • 23-24 people will travel in a 39 seater Coach with 1 guide & 1 driver
These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: CAPE TOWN – FRANSCHHOEK - MONTAGU

The journey begins at 08H30 in Cape Town. You will travel to the Cape’s French Corner, Franschhoek and enjoy a walk through the town; set amongst century old vineyards and a palpable ambience of fine wine, dining and art. You will then continue via the Franschhoek Pass with its breath-taking views of mountains to Villiersdorp for the first wine tasting. The next stop is Rooiberg Winery, found along the famed Route 62, in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley. You will also be able to visit their farmstall that is filled to the brim with local wines, rusks, dried fruit and other delectable home-made goods. The afternoon will be spent at the Van Loveren Family Vineyards, revelling in award-winning wine before an orientation drive through Montagu and to the hotel for the night. Overnight in Montagu including dinner. [Dinner] 

DAY 2: SWELLENDAM – BONNIEVALE - ROBERTSON

After a delicious breakfast, you will leave Montagu at 09H00, spending a full day in the Breede River Valley. You will stop first in the town of Swellendam, South Africa’s third oldest town that boasts more than fifty provincial heritage sites, most of them perfect examples of Cape Dutch architecture. This is a wine-making and tasting exploration day and the Breede River Valley delights and inspires with its creative expression. There will also be a visit to a boutique wine estate in Bonnievale, for a taste of their high-quality and limited release wines. You will then enjoy a fun and interactive wine tasting at a third-generation family-owned wine estate that boasts being the first tasting room in the Robertson Wine Valley. Overnight in Montagu. [Breakfast]

DAY 3: MONTAGU – TULBAGH – RIEBEECK KASTEEL – CAPE TOWN

After breakfast, you will depart from Montagu at 08H30. There is a scenic drive that will take you past the towns of Worcester and Wolseley en-route to the historic village of Tulbagh, surrounded by majestic mountains. You will spend some time wandering through charming Church Street, that features many Cape Dutch, Edwardian and Victorian provincial heritage sites. All these classic and beautiful examples had to be lovingly restored post the devastating earthquake that the town experience in 1969. You will then make a stop at Red Tin Roof, a cool country hangout, where they believe in supporting and sourcing locally produced products from the region. You will spend the remainder of the afternoon at a Wine and Olive Estate, sampling award-winning wines and olives. The journey ends on your return to Cape Town at approximately 17H00.
[Breakfast]