For the most delectable, adventurous and gourmand palates, this South Africa culinary tour will awake all the senses to new flavours, scents and bouquets. Ikon along with local producers, reknown chefs and selected wine states has put together a trip for you to taste. From historical gardens to modern kitchens, this culinary adventure will enrich your senses like no other before. Relax and indulge in the uttermost luxury.
Starting in Cape Town, this addictive and inspiring city, will set up your mood for discovery . This vibrant multicultural city is a healthy mix of urban and convenient living, vibey day and night spots, Nature and relaxation, with the ocean and white sand beaches at your fingertips. Explore South Africa’s exciting ‘Mother City’ on a guided tour of its historical and cultural sights. Step into the rich history of the city passing by key historical monuments and places of interest. Following your stay, embark on
Cape Town’s stunning peninsula winding road to Hout Bay before heading onto the famous Cape Point Nature Reserve at the very tip of the peninsula. Enjoy the views from a vantage point at on of the most beautiful light houses.
Your next stop will be The Cape Wine-lands , which is a profoundly special place. It encompasses a huge region across the Western Cape, stretching up the West Coast, up and east into the Klein Karoo, and right down into the Hermanus and Overberg region. Enjoy the country’s famed and best-known wine regions : Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek with private tastings and unparalleled wine dinners.
Once in Hermanus, considered the world’s best land-based destination for whale watching, you will have time to enjoy Nature, its jaw dropping landscape along with its flora and fauna. The famous Hermanus Cliff Path provides visitors with exceptional views of these gentle giants and on your boat trip you will visit these magnificent creatures up close. Following our itinerary, will be staying at the“Ostrich Capital” of the world and the largest town in the Klein Karoo region, a semi- desert place with a an inspiring natural splendour. Marvel at the Cango caves and have fun at the ostrich farms.
Before going onto your safari camp, Knysna, found towards the end of the Garden Route in the Western Cape will be our last stop. The forested town of Knysna grew around its large, warm- watered lagoon. Now , it is time for you to say goodbye to your host/guide as you will be fully taken care of when you land in the Greater Kruger area for your safari experience at Sabi Sands.
Some of your culinary highlights include, a Fynbos Tasting in the historic Company’s Garden in central Cape Town. Fynbos.
Foraging for indigenous edibles, learn how to sustainably harvest them, utilize them in your kitchen, grow them in your garden and some of their medicinal properties. Once in the Cape winelands, situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley, enjoy one of our preferred wine states, home to the finest wines and recognised internationally for exceptional quality. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, this is an enchanting choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life.Getting a little bit more adventurous, Karoo on a Plate will give the recipes and skills to recreate classic and contemporary Karoo dishes in your home.
For your accommodation, we have selected properties where you can expect luxury taken to a new level . The second ranked best hotel in Africa, and award-winning sanctuary spa make up some of the choices. For a more relaxed stay, spend the night at what is considered to be the ultimate beach house hotel: perched in a cliff looking over endless ocean. To add a twist, enjoy a country hotel of distinguishing charm and grace in Prince Albert and a 5 Star Country House based in a lovingly renovated farmstead that dates back to the mid-1850s. To experience a five star resort and spa experience at the verdant town of Knysna, this hotel will pamper you overlooking the Knysna lagoon, the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean. Once in Safari, the Greater Kruger and the game-rich Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve will treat you to the Big 5 and an unforgettable luxury stay on tree house.
Unparalleled, unique and exciting. Remarkably different from any experience you have had before.