Full Day Private Stellenbosch, Franschhoek And Paarl Wine Tour From Cape Town.

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup and drop off at any accommodation establishment in and around Cape Town and the Cape Winelands.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This full Day Private Tour of the Cape Winelands for couples,friends travelling together or small parties takes you to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, the biggest wine regons in South Africa.
You will experience city tours in one or two main towns (also a Stellenbosch University drive)and sample about 16 different wines of 3 or, time permitting, 4 vineyards for the day. To satisfy your palate we will accommodate your personal palate as far as possible. All tasting fees included in this tour. For your own account we will arrange lunch on a vineyard with spectacular views over one of the many stunning valleys.
Master tasting forms part of the tour. It could be wine and chocolate pairing, wine and cheese pairing or wine and biltong (dried meat) pairing.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cape Town Wine Tours, Cape Town Central, Western Cape

The wine regions- Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl will be visited with a tasting of 5 wines in every region together with city tours and scenic drives.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Franschhoek Cellar, Franschhoek, Western Cape

Award-winning vineyard in Franschhoek will be visited.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Campus-drive will be conducted en route to Franschhoek

Pass By: Taalmonument op Paarlberg, Paarl, Western Cape

Afrikaans Language Monument will be seen after architectural Main Steet Drive in Paarl

Pass By: Oom Samie Se Winkel, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

See an old General Store taking you back in time

Pass By: The Stellenbosch Village Museum, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Observe 4 houses depicting different periods in the Cape history

Inclusions

Wine tasting

Driver/guide

Live commentary on board

Private tour

Small-group

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Chilled bottled water

Entry/Admission - Cape Town Wine Tours

Entry/Admission - Franschhoek Cellar

Exclusions

Lunch

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 7 people per booking

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Wheelchair accessible

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

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  • 29-Oct-2018

    This tour showed us some of the amazing countryside that exists not far from Cape Town. The scenery was amazing as were the wineries that Ivan took us to. We were so impressed allround.

  • 18-Sep-2018

    Elegant Country Tours — both guide and driver — was the perfect due to escort us around 3 magnificent and carefully chosen wineries. We couldn’t have learned more or enjoyed the day together quite as much if not for thes two gentlemen and their wealth of knowledge. All day they were senttive to our needs.

  • 06-Aug-2018

    Our day in the wine region with our guide Fanny was wonderful. Fanny was the best guide possible. She shared lots of wonderful information about the region, the history of South Africa, etc. It was a delight. She even modified the tour for us a little when we really wanted to do an olive oil tasting at one of the wineries. It was a great day and one I would highly recommend. The only sad part was how expensive it is to ship wine back to the US. Enjoy it while you are there because the wines were amazing.

  • 26-Jul-2018

    We enjoyed this tour of the wine country more than we expected. Each winery that we visited gave us personalized attention and catered to our wine preferences. Our guide was helpful and friendly, and gave us a good explanation of the day as well as good insights into the history and culture of the wine country.

  • 01-Jun-2018

    Last Wednesday my wife and I had the distinct pleasure of taking the private Wine Land tour with Steven Andrews. It is simply the best tour that we can remember ever having in the past 20 years that we have been traveling/sightseeing. Steven was extremely knowledgeable and informative. It was thoroughly enjoyable talking with him, learning from him about the wines and wineries, the culture and the history of this country, and getting an understanding of South Africas current status and how she arrived here. It was a completely enjoyable and pleasant way to spend the day. We know of no higher recommendation to give him. We have friends visiting Cape Town next year we will heartily recommend this tour to them.

    No one will have any regret on taking this tour except for its ending.

  • 20-Mar-2018

    We had such a WONDERFUL time on this Winelands tour! Leonard, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and accommodating! Our wine tastings overall were great...really enjoyed Anthonij Rupert and Vrede En Lust wineries and our sommeliers were excellent! We definitely will leverage this service again!

  • 01-Feb-2018

    We had booked this ahead and didnt really know what to expect, as this was the first private wine tour we had taken. We had wanted something more personal than the typical group tour and booked this particular trip because it covered some of the key wine making regions we wanted to find out more about.

    Our guide, Leonard, arrived punctually at 9.30 and immediately made us feel welcome, settling us into the car and outlining what we were going to be doing that day. Leonard was the perfect choice for us and we feel very privileged and lucky to have had him as our guide. He took the time to listen to what we liked and didnt like when it came to wine and gauged perfectly the choice of vineyards and their price points to suit our tastes and budget. His obvious skill and expertise allowed him to tailor the day for us to get the most out of it as we got to know each other on our way to the first vineyard. His choice of lunch venue Le Petite Ferme was inspired, we had the best lunch of our holiday that day. In fact, Id go as far as to say it was this skill and knowledge that ensured we had one of the most memorable and rewarding days of the entire trip.

    Take the time to stop off in Stellenbosch for a little while too, it is beautiful and well worth the stopover.

    If you are considering this trip, I would highly recommend it. It opened our eyes to the beauty of the region and the joys of SA wines, some of which we we would not have discovered otherwise.

  • 29-Jan-2018

    We had a really enjoyable Winelands tour with Leonard our guide. We visited four wineries, each located in beautiful scenic locations, and had a very enjoyable time doing the wine tastings there. Thanks to Leonard's extensive knowledge about wine, and interesting information about South Africa, we both felt that we learnt a great deal as well as having a great time. We had lunch at a beautiful restaurant called La Petite Ferme. Leonard was an excellent guide and driver, we also appreciated his courtesy and punctuality, and so we have no reservations in recommending this tour with Leonard.

  • 27-Jan-2018

    The tour was comprehensive and our guide, Leonard, was extremely knowledgeable about wine growing and the various vineyards and vintages. He listened carefully to what we wanted from the tour and then tailored it our expectations. The pacing was perfect and his suggestions all were well received. We also included some sightseeing at our request. The car was clean and comfortable and Leonard proved to be good and safe driver, Thoroughly recommend this tour.

  • 04-Jan-2018

    We arranged this trip in order to not only sample some of the local wines for the first time, but to also get out of the city and see some of the countryside. The day long excursion was a resounding success on both counts. Our guide Shireen Endley picked us up promptly at our hotel in an upscale car and drove us to three wineries: Fairview in the Paarl area where local cheeses were paired with the wines, and Vrede en Lust in the Franschhoek area where the wines were paired with a various chocolates. We also enjoyed a delightful lunch at this second vineyard, where Shireen had worked in the past. She was the perfect guide in that she provided a rich commentary of not only the background of the wine regions, but also of the past social structure and impact of the past apartheid society and the changes that have occurred since. She introduced us to the locals at the wineries, but then allowed us to interact with these folks free of constant oversight. We also visited a Saturday market in Franschhoek, strolled through the magnificent setting of the Delaire Graff Estate, and made a final stop at another winery, which was unfortunately not available due to a private event that was being held. Nevertheless our intrepid guide furnished us with sacks of dried game meat which were to be paired with the wines. Again, it was fabulous day, thanks to Shireen -- spectacular scenery, great wines, pleasant conversation. Highly recommend this trip -- one of the best we have ever taken.

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