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Romantic African Gateway 21 Days Honeymoon Package, South Africa

Budget : Deluxe
Price : On Request
Duration : 21 Days
Itinerary: Cape Town, South Africa
Arathusa Safari

Arathusa Safari

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Cape Town and the surrounding regions in South Africa are the must visit places for the honeymooners. If you are looking for an ultimate honeymoon destination to plan for the most romantic as well as exciting and adventurous honeymoon trip, then South Africa is the place to go. The Romantic African Getaway Honeymoon offers honeymoon couples an extensive four star honeymoon experience in South Africa. This honeymoon offers the ultimate honeymoon experience to those who have ample time available.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1-2: MPUMALANGA HIGHLANDS

The Honeymooners are met and welcomed on arrival at the International Airport in Johannesburg, from where they will travel to Mount Sheba, a forest hotel surrounded by majestic mountains above the historic town of Pilgrim’s Rest. Forest walking trails may be found throughout the lush indigenous rainforests of Mount Sheba. The lodge is the perfect mountain retreat from which to start your honeymoon experience. Guests spend two nights at Mount Sheba on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
Overnight: Mount Sheba
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

DAY 3-5: SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Breakfast is followed by a transfer to the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve and the Arathusa Safari Lodge. En-route to Arathusa a stop is made at a local Shangaan Cultural Village, where guests enjoy a short cultural experience which focuses on the lifestyle, traditions and culture of the Shangaan people. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the Chief and Sangoma.

A short drive then takes you to the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Here you will experience the relaxed atmosphere of the African bush. Two open 4×4 game drives are conducted daily by experienced rangers and trackers. Wonderful African Nouveau cuisine is served with award winning South African wines as you dine around a roaring fire in the boma under the stars. Three nights are spent enjoying a safari honeymoon at Arathusa, with meals on a full board basis included.
Overnight: Arathusa Safari Lodge
Meals: Full Board

DAY 6-9: CAPE TOWN

The honeymooners enjoy an early morning game drive at Arathusa, followed by a hearty breakfast. Guests are then transferred to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for a local flight to Cape Town.

Guests are met at Cape Town International Airport and are transferred to the hotel. The Portswood is located on the trendy V & A Waterfront and offers guests superlative accommodation, stunning cuisine and world-class service. Honeymooners have easy access to many of the delights of Cape Town. A quick stroll will take you to the Two Oceans Aquarium and Maritime Museum. The V & A Waterfront is a veritable feast for the eyes and taste buds to savor. The city center is a mere 3 km’s away and here you will find the Houses of Parliament, the Castle and National Gallery. For the ultimate Cape Town experience, take a cable car ride up Table Mountain. Beautiful stretches of white beaches beckon the honeymooners to stretch out and bask in the warm South African sunshine. Guests spend four nights at the Portswood Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
Overnight: Portswood Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10-12: CAPE WINELANDS

After the excitement of the thriving city of Cape Town the honeymooners are transferred to the Cape Winelands. Your first stop is the quaint town of Stellenbosch. Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa and the heart of the South African wine industry. The town offers the opportunity of viewing many of South Africa’s finest examples of Cape Dutch architecture, set along oak lined streets. You then visit a few well known winery in the area where a tour of the wine making process is included. Guests also have the opportunity to sample some of South Africa’s finest wines before visiting a cellar where the aging process of wine is explained.

We then make our way to the Franschhoek valley, an area where a range of different cultivars are produced. The Franschhoek area was first settled by the French Huguenots in the late 18th century, and they brought with them the knowledge and understanding of the wine making process, which has been further adapted to South African conditions to produce some of the finest wines in South Africa. During the late afternoon the overnight destination is reached. Guests spend three nights at Rusthof with breakfast included daily.
Overnight: Rusthof
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13-15: OVERBERG

After breakfast guests are met and we travel southeast, climbing as we go the Hottentots Holland Mountains via Sir Lowry’s Pass just after Somerset West. The tour traces the coast from Gordon’s Bay, traversing the towns of Rooi Els and Betties Bay on the way to Hermanus. En-route several stops are made at vantage points from where the Southern Right Whale may be spotted. These whales frequent the waters along South Africa’s coastline during the months of June to November. They travel approximately 2000 km’s from the Southern Ocean to give birth in these waters.

Spotting these graceful mammals regally splashing about is a most rewarding experience. Lunch is enjoyed in Hermanus with its sweeping views of Walker Bay, said to be the best place on the entire coast from which to do whale watching. After Hermanus the tour continues via Gansbaai and Bredasdorp to the quaint fishing village of Arniston. The Village takes its name from a tragic shipwreck which occurred in these treacherous waters in 1815. The village is situated a stone’s throw from the southern tip of Africa, and the coastline surrounding it is noted for its bizarre marine erosions, of which the most famous is the Waenhuiskrans, an enormous cavern eroded from the cliffs and within walking distance of Arniston. After a visit to the Waenhuiskrans, guests are assisted with check in at the hotel. Guests spend three nights at the Arniston.
Overnight: Arniston Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16-20: GARDEN ROUTE

Relaxed and ready for a further adventure along the exquisite Garden Route, the honeymooners will be driven to Beacon Island Hotel in Plettenberg Bay. The resort is designed for pure relaxation and is the perfect honeymoon destination. Built on a rocky headland extending into the warm Indian Ocean, Beacon Island Hotel in Plettenberg Bay enjoys an unrivaled setting and is ideal for a leisure stay. The resort enjoys a breathtaking backdrop of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountain ranges behind it and next to it the Robberg Nature Reserve, which juts out into the sea. The area is also awash with rivers, lagoons and indigenous forests, all bounded by long sandy beaches stretching east and west. This is a perfect setting for the last few days of your honeymoon. Guests spend five nights at the Beacon Island Hotel with breakfast included daily.
Overnight: Beacon Island Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 21: DEPARTURE

After breakfast guests are transferred to George Airport for a flight to Johannesburg, where a memorable South African honeymoon ends.
Overnight: None
Meals: Breakfast

Hotel Options

  • 2 Nights Mount Sheba
  • 3 Nights Arathusa Safari Lodge
  • 4 Nights Portswood
  • 3 Nights Rusthof
  • 3 Nights Arniston Hotel
  • 5 Nights Beacon Island

Price: From R 38 500 to R 44 200 Per Person (South African Rand)
Duration: 21 Days

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation as specified in the honeymoon itinerary
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Tourism levy
  • All applicable taxes
  • Land transportation in air conditioned vehicles
  • Open 4×4 game drives at private game reserves
  • Activities as stated above
  • All park fees where applicable

Package Exclusions

  • International airfare (getting to South Africa, and getting back home)
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Activities not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Meals not specifically stated in the itinerary

Customized Honeymoon Tour Package

If you are not able to make up your mind from any of the tour itinerary or hotels listed above in Romantic African Gateway 21 Days Honeymoon Package, then we can also make changes and provide a customized, tailor-made romantic honeymoon vacations, especially for you. We can modify this package as per your budget, duration as well as the tourist places you’d like to visit or whether airfare should be included or not. This customization helps you make the best out of your honeymoon package with your loved one and keep the candle of romance burning.

Contact us for personalized romantic getaways packages and honeymoon tours.












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