Depart at 9:30am for a Mother City Tour. The drive takes us to the Main Street-Adderley Street and we relive the experiences of the Portuguese explorers Bartholomeus Diaz and Vasco da Gama when their discoveries led to the southern point of Africa. We carry on to the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest building in South Africa. A visit to the Castle will give you the opportunity to experience the Key Ceremony (weekdays) or the "Changing of the Guards" at noon. Visit the Military Museum and take a look at the William Fehr Collection of paintings and other beautiful masterpieces of furniture.
The next interesting experience is a visit to District Six and the District Six Museum (Open Mondays to Fridays) associated with the eviction of 60 000 people due to the Apartheid system. The museum displays a miniature reconstruction of the old District Six. We then drive along buildings of Parliament, St Georges Cathedral where Bishop Desmond Tutu had his parish, Greenmarket Square and the old Townhouse. The Company Gardens follows. This is the place where the Dutch East Company established a vegetable garden to address the high rate of casualties due to scurvy. A visit to Green Market Square follows.
The Malay Quarters or Bo-Kaap with its colorful buildings grasping the attention of all keen photographe getrs is our next stop. Thereafter we drive to Signal Hill to.get a panoramic view of the Mother City.We then head to Table Mountain where we take the revolving Cable Car to the top of the mountain. Lunch stop will be on the mountain (own expense).
Return to your hotel for drop off at approximately 5pm- 5:30pm.