South Africa Couple Safari (9n) – Value

South Africa Couple Safari (9n) – Value

  • Days 1–4 : Cape Town
  • Days 5–6 : The Winelands
  • Days 7–9 : Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Guide Price : $3,673 per person
  • Duration : 9 nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : South Africa

Cape Town, the Winelands, and Big Five viewing in the Timbavati on the edge of the Kruger National Park combine to make this couple safari one of the best trips we sell to South Africa! It offers outstanding value for money too.

 

Your adventure begins at Four Rosmead. This is a luxurious boutique hotel, situated within a peaceful suburb of the Mother City. Next, you’ll travel to Avondrood Guest House, a stylish little property that’s just a short distance from the centre of Franschhoek. Finally, your base camp for exploring the Timbavati is Ngala Safari Lodge, which boasts a fabulous location within its own reserve and deluxe guest cottages!

During your stay in Cape Town, you’ll be well placed to visit some of the area’s finest attractions, such as Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and the world-famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Avondrood offers easy access into Franschhoek, where you can enjoy high-class restaurants and cafés, art galleries, shops, museums, and more! And once you’ve arrived at Ngala your safari starts in earnest, with expertly guided game drives, interpretive bush walks, and tracking. Photographic safaris, helicopter flights, and hot air balloon rides are available too.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*  

All Of Our Vacations Are Tailor Made

The prices below are based on two adults travelling together, and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your holiday. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $3,673 per person in low season

From approx $4,159 per person in high season

Prices include all internal flights, transfers, reserve fees, accommodation, and meals as specified in the day-to-day itinerary. Prices exclude international flights, tipping, visa, and any meals not included.

Cape Town, the Winelands, and Big Five viewing in the Timbavati on the edge of the Kruger National Park combine to make this couple safari one of the best trips we sell to South Africa! It offers outstanding value for money too.

 

Your adventure begins at Four Rosmead. This is a luxurious boutique hotel, situated within a peaceful suburb of the Mother City. Next, you’ll travel to Avondrood Guest House, a stylish little property that’s just a short distance from the centre of Franschhoek. Finally, your base camp for exploring the Timbavati is Ngala Safari Lodge, which boasts a fabulous location within its own reserve and deluxe guest cottages!

During your stay in Cape Town, you’ll be well placed to visit some of the area’s finest attractions, such as Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and the world-famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Avondrood offers easy access into Franschhoek, where you can enjoy high-class restaurants and cafés, art galleries, shops, museums, and more! And once you’ve arrived at Ngala your safari starts in earnest, with expertly guided game drives, interpretive bush walks, and tracking. Photographic safaris, helicopter flights, and hot air balloon rides are available too.

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*  

Days 1–4 Cape Town

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On Day 1 of your trip, you’ll touch down at Cape Town International Airport, receiving a VIP Meet & Greet. From here, you’ll travel via private road transfer to Four Rosmead. Privately owned and run, this boutique hotel is a bit of a favourite at YZ. It has a lovely location in Oranjezicht, a serene suburb. Communal spaces include a pleasant lounge, breakfast room, veranda, and gardens complete with swimming pool! The accommodation option we’ve chosen for you is the deluxe room, which features a spacious bedroom, well-appointed en-suite facilities, and all the amenities you could desire. From here, Table Mountain is within easy reach – the hotel is actually situated on its lower slopes – and it’s a short drive to many of Cape Town’s attractions, such as the botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch, the V&A Waterfront, Clifton and Camps bays, the National Museum & Art Gallery, and Parliament Buildings.

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation. Please note, we can book activities, excursions, and in some cases make restaurant reservations for you while you’re in Cape Town. We suggest asking a member of our team for recommendations.

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Days 5–6 The Winelands

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Come Day 5, you’ll leave Four Rosmead and you’ll have a private road transfer to Franschhoek, for Avondrood Guest House. A beautifully restored Victorian building, this property has a delightful setting on Huguenot Street. Once you’ve arrived, you can take a little time to relax in the comfortable communal areas, which include a large lounge, well-stocked bar, veranda, and gardens with Jacuzzi and swimming pool! You’ll stay in a luxury room, which features an extra-length king-size bed, separate seating area, en-suite full bathroom (with Victorian bath), and gorgeous garden views. Franschhoek’s shops, restaurants, bars, galleries, and museums are all close by, and if you’d like to explore farther afield you could consider a hike or a bike trip. Fishing and golf are also possible – please ask a member of YZ for details.

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation. Please note, we can book activities, excursions, and in some cases make restaurant reservations for you while you’re in Franschhoek. We suggest asking a member of our team for recommendations.

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Days 7–9 Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

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Now it’s safari time! You’ll leave Avondrood Guest House and return to Cape Town’s international airport via private road transfer, before boarding a flight bound for Hoedspruit Airport. On arrival, you’ll have another private road transfer to Ngala Safari Lodge. This property is owned and operated by luxury safari company &Beyond. This property has a charming location amidst tamboti trees and overlooking the Timbavati’s seasonal river, within the Ngala Reserve. Constructed from timber, stone, and thatch, the communal lodge has a distinct safari feel. Its lounge and dining spaces are stylish and cosy, while the outdoor areas feature a traditional boma for meals and a good-size swimming pool! There’s also a spa, as well as a gym. The guest accommodation at Ngala comprises 20 rooms within semi-detached cottages. All are elegantly furnished and feature a private veranda, where you can relax with a drink and enjoy the view. Activities include morning and afternoon/evening game drives, walking safaris, tracking, rhino notching, and photographic safaris too! There is a lot of wildlife to see in the Ngala Reserve – all Big Five (lion, rhino, leopard, elephant, and buffalo), plus plenty of other predators and herbivores in addition to over 350 species of bird.

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring all meals, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, scheduled safari activities, 1-hour nature walk accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability), transfers between the lodge and the local airstrip, and a laundry service.

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