Experience The Cape Winelands
The Cape Winelands is a easy 45 minute drive from Cape Town,and is a popular destination for most of the Cape Town Tours that I design.
While most people like to visit the Cape Winelands areas that are close to Cape Town,ie Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschoek,we also offer day tours to some of the rural outer winelands.
Less people,beautiful scenery,greater variety as well as we also offer a combination of Whale watching and Wine tasting in the Hermanus area.
While most of the Cape Wineland Tours are done via vehicle,its possible to do biking and walking for part of the visit as well.
The Cape Winelands,offers a slower pace,and adds a countryside feel to the whole Cape Town experience,and for those who do not drink we offer a Chocolate/Cheese and non alcoholic tasting.
Cape Winelands Day Tours
Cape Town Wineland and Food Day Tours combining the Cape Winelands incorporating the close in Inner Cape Winelands as well as the less often visited outer Cape Winelands,designed as you want it.
We meander through the valleys,over beautiful mountains,fantastic scenery,small villages,local cuisine,varied wine tastings on our Cape Town Wineland & Food Day Tours.
- The cape winelands tour by bike,
- The cape winelands by horse back,
- Wine tasting on foot experiences
Dont forgot to ask us about the wines that can be pared with Von Geusau fine chocolates that have been specially crafted to compliment the wines.
A privately guided tour of the Cape winelands including Parrl,Stellenbosch and franschoek.
Tastings can be included or left to you as you choose the wineries,lunch will be at one of the many top restaurants in the area,and time will be made for some meandering in Stellenbosch and or Franschoek.
Wine,Cheese and Chocolate tours
Similair in lay out the Cape Winelands Tour this tour add’s in a cheese and chocolate tastings as well.We can also do a non alcoholic tasting as well.
Don’t forgot to ask us about the wines that can be pared with Von Geusau fine chocolates that have been specially crafted to compliment the wines.
Cape Winelands:Far from the maddening crowds
A full day privately guided wine tour to the outer winelands,less crowded,scenically beautiful with many wineries to choose from.
Gourmet Food & Wine in the Constantia Valley
Located in Cape Town,Constantia valley has some very established wineries,a cheesery and a world ranked restaurant.
Hermanus Whales and Wine Tasting Day Tour.
A seasonal wine tour when the whales are in “town generally July to October combining whale watching and wine tasting.Out of season Hermanus is a quaint quite ocean side town to visit.
Cape Town Private olive and vine tour
This tour goes on the roads less traveled experiencing some of the less frequently wineries along with olive tasting,cheese etc.
Tulbagh is a quaint town nestled in a valley with wine tasting,cheese,chocolate and local Cuisinart to enjoy.Its known for its row of well preserved Cape Dutch Homes
Cape Winelands:Elgin Wine Tour
Elgin is a agricultural area along the way to Hermanus that offers a variety of tasting experiences along with local restaurants.Its a easy day out in the country drive.
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Cape Town,Cape winelands,Garden Route,Safari tour ideas which can be modified.
Cape Wineland Longer Tour ideas:
Location: Cape Winelands
Best time to visit:Anytime of year
Trip summary: 3N meander experience of the Cape Winelands.
Trip activities:Wine tasting,Culinary,walks,Small Towns,Spa,Bike rides,horse rides,Golf.
Approximate trip cost:Depends on the Lodging/type of motor vehicle,whether self guided,or privately guided.
Can this trip be modified:yes
8N Cape Town Culinary Adventure
Location:The Western Cape, South Africa
Best time to visit:Anytime of the year as Cape Town has a Mediterranean Climate
Approximate trip cost:Depends on whether you self drive or have a private guide.Ask for details.From $4,000 per person and up.
Trip summary: 9N Culinary experience of Cape Town,Cape Winelands,and Hermanus.
Trip activities:Culinary,Wine Scenic,Golf,Spa,Horse riding,Chocolate tasting
Can this trip be modified:This trip can be modified to meet your needs.We can add in Culinary experiences in other areas of South Africa,hereby expanding the culinary experience,as well giving you the opportunity to experience different parts of the country.
10N Cape Town/Garden Route/Safari
Location:Cape Town, Cape Winelands,Garden Route and a Malaria free Eastern Cape Safari.
Best time to visit:All year round.
Approximate Rate: **This excludes air and land transfers to/from the Lodge, about $5,000 and up per person.
Trip Activities:Scenery,nature, culinary,Game Drives,Bush walks
Can this trip be modified:Yes
Cape Winelands information:
One activity that is quite popular with our clients are the local Gourmet Food Markets that take place mostly on a Saturday in Cape Town and the Winelands.
They are a smorgasboard of tastes,sights,smells,food/wine/chocolate/olives…
Wine lover or not a visit to the Cape Winelands is an absolute must as the region is one of breathtaking vistas and majestic mountain backdrops while being steeped in rich culture and history.
Rolling vineyards and quaint Cape Dutch homesteads await you as well as award-wining wine farms offering some of the country’s best wines.
The winelands are divided into various different regions each offering their own ‘wine route’.
The most popular and well-known are Stellenbosch,Franschhoek,Wellington and Paarl.
They are situated only a short 45 minute drive from Cape Town.
Not to be forgotten are the highly acclaimed wine estates in the Constantia Valley located in beautiful surroundings with stunning mountain backdrops.
The Constantia Valley boasts some of the oldest estates and homesteads along with award winning wines.
Then there is the forgotten winelands…the outer winelands we call them.Here the crowds are much less,the scenery is really beautiful,with valleys of vineyards,surrounded by majestic mountains.
We custom design tours from day tours to multiple days into these area which are designed to travel at your pace,so you can really maximize your stay here.
Cape Town is also home to many old farm style food markets,some of which are also art and craft markets,a enjoyable combination,held in varied locations across the city of Cape Town.
As well there there is a large old fashioned antique/flea market as well located close to a nice beach area
Leisurely browse stalls as the smells entice you, choose something scrumptious to take home or find a seat in the shade and munch right there.
Enjoy farm-style breakfasts,fresh bread,local olives and olive oil.
As well as cupcakes, feta cheese,yoghurt, pancakes,smoked fish and chicken,homemade jams,preserves, confectionery,fresh fruit,vegetables,vegetarian delights,homemade rusks,champagne,paté,quiche,pastries,cakes, bratwurst,pickles,home-brewed organic cider,moer koffie’,honey and many more gourmet goodies.
We can combine these food markets with other day tours This a good way to mingle and meet locals,and to experience the local tastes/products.