THE ULTIMATE AFRICAN WILDLIFE, WINE AND FOOD SAFARI
TRAVEL SOMMELIER, CAITLIN & DARREN HUMPHREYS
This curated eight-day itinerary is the perfect way to experience the very best of South Africa and Botswana’s diverse offerings—in Travel Sommelier style! You and a guest will explore iconic Cape Town, scenic Cape Winelands, and safari in the Okavango Delta.
Your adventure begins in Cape Town, one of the most visually spectacular cities in the world. During your time in Cape Town, you will tour the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope where two great oceans meet; visit seal and penguin colonies; and visit Robben Island and appreciate the country’s diverse history and culture. You will enjoy two nights at the famed five-star luxury Cape Grace hotel located on the waterfront in the heart of the city. Enjoy ‘Raiding the Travel Sommelier Cellar,’ Darren Humphreys’ personal collection which includes many of South Africa’s finest cult wines!
Next, enjoy two nights in the majestic Cape Winelands at the acclaimed Delaire Graff Estate. Set atop a ridge with epic views across breathtaking vineyards, this estate is an ideal launchpad to explore renowned wineries, enjoy cutting-edge gastronomy or simply relax in luxurious surroundings. You will meet vineyard owners and winemakers, enjoy barrel and vintage sampling, and possibly vertical tastings complete with insider back of house access.
OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA
Begin your quintessential safari with three nights at Duba Plains Camp, an ultra-luxurious safari lodge in the Okavango Delta, one of the most exclusive reserves in Botswana. The vast flood plains showcase an incredible array of wildlife, in an area of remote pristine wilderness. Explore the Okavango Delta by Landrover, on foot and by mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) with expert guides and trackers. This is nirvana for wildlife enthusiasts, outdoor lovers and photographers. During your stay, take advantage of the award-winning wine cellar and gourmet meals made with local ingredients.
Included: Two nights at Cape Grace including breakfast; Cape Peninsula tour; two nights at Delaire Graff Wine Estate including breakfast; Cape Winelands Tour; and three nights at Duba Plains Camp with full board and morning and afternoon game drives; all transfers.
The trip is valid for two persons sharing rooms. All arrangements are subject to availability; the trip must be taken prior to September 18, 2023. Any additional services (travel extensions, transfers, and in-country touring unless noted) are to be booked through Travel Sommelier; international and domestic flights are not included; travel insurance is required but is not included. Please note conservation and park fees may not be included. No blackout dates. This trip is not transferable.
- Once-in-a-lifetime 8-day/7-night African safari for 2 guests in South Africa and Botswana
- Luxurious stays in Cape Town, scenic Cape Winelands and safari in the Okavango Delta
- South African cult wines, cutting-edge gastronomy, premiere wildlife viewing, and diverse history and culture
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