Doughnut trip

A trip where we enjoy beautiful nature, exciting activities and good food Magnificent views, unique flora, whales up close and exciting activities. That's what waiting for you on this fantastic trip to Cape Town and its surroundings. A beautiful South African trip with great focus on mindfulness local production and enjoyment.

Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town

After your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, we head to Signal Hill, which is a short drive from the city centre. Signal Hill offers a stunning view of the city, the ocean and the historic Robben island. Take in this breathtaking view while enjoying a glass of good Cap Classique (South African sparkling wine) to toast the beginning of your adventure. After you will check in at your hotel. As evening approaches, savor a delectable dinner at the Life Grand Café, where you can enjoy culinary delights in a beautiful setting.

Day 2

Cape Town

Enjoy a hot and cold breakfst at the hotel. Embark on an exciting Cape Peninsula tour with a guide. On this tour you will learn the interesting history of the Cape Peninsula and the perspective of South Africa in the current time. Then continue to the quaint seaside village of Simon's Town, where you will have a lovely lunch by the sea, at Black Marlin Restaurant. After lunch visit the famous and comical African penguins in their natural habitat at the exquisitely beautiful Boulders Beach. In the evening, you will be dining at Elgr restaurant, run by a Swedish chef you can expect a slew of fresh flavours.

Day 3

Cape Town

Enjoy a hot and cold breakfast at the hotel. Today explore the Norval Foundation in Steenberg with its stunning views, purpose-built galleries, sculpture garden, and more. Immerse yourself in global art in a nature-inspired setting. heading out to the picturesque Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, where natural beauty awaits. Enjoy lunch and tea at kirstenbosch tea room- Fynkos restaurant. Dinner at Between us restaurant.

Day 4

Cape Town

Start your day with a refreshing hot and cold breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Oranjezicht food and lifestyle Market. Lunch will be at your own leisure. In the afternoon visit one of the official new seven wonders of nature. The top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and
gives a bird's eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 meters and the revolving cable car makes sure that your trip up and down gives you a good look in all directions. Dinner can be enjoyed at your preferred restaurant from our provided recommendations.

Day 5

Cape Town

Start your day with a refreshing hot and cold breakfast at the hotel before immersing yourself in the vibrant culture of a Bo Kaap walking and cooking experience tour. Lunch at the cooking experience. Later in the afternoon, explore the diverse shops and boutiques at the lively The Shed in Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The waterfront is home to several historical buildings, including the Clock Tower, which was built in 1882 and served as a Port Captain's Office. It is now a popular landmark and houses a museum and a small shopping complex. Enjoy a delectable dinner at the Bouchon bistro restaurant.

Day 6

Cape Town to Hermanus

Start your day with a hot and cold early breakfast at the hotel. Travel to Hermanus a beautiful seaside town southeast of Cape town. The area around Hermanus is part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and is rich in biodiversity.Hermanus is renowned as one of the best places for land-based whale watching in the world. Head off to a thrilling whale-watching tour, Southern right whales are the main attraction. These whales are known for their playful behavior and can be seen breaching, tail-slapping, and spy-hopping close to the shore. Then check in at your charming hotel. Dinner can be enjoyed at Fisherman’s cottage restaurant.

Day 7

Hermanus

Start your day with a hot and cold early breakfast at the hotel. Explore with Hermanus Wine Hoppers. In just a short distance lies the breathtaking Hemel and Aarde valley, celebrated for its charming boutique wineries. The hop-on-hop-off service provides a one-of-a-kind experience, seamlessly combining a safari adventure with a wine tour. Embark on this journey aboard in one of three safari-style vehicles, and immerse yourself in the beauty and flavor of the region. Enjoy lunch at Moggs country cookhouse. Dinner can be enjoyed at your preferred restaurant from our provided recommendations.

Day 8

Hermanus to Stellenbosch

Start your day with a hot and cold early breakfast at the hotel. On route to Stellenbosch, you will stop at Babylonstoren which is one of the oldest Cape dutch farms, enjoy their beautiful fruit and vegetable garden and have lunch at the Greenhouse restaurant. Then check in at a beautiful Victorian gem in Stellenbosch where you will be staying for the next 2 nights. Enjoy dinner at the warm and inviting The Fat butcher restaurant.

Day 9

Stellenbosch

Enjoy a hot and cold breakfast the manor. Thereafter visit the Dylan Lewis sculpture garden, walk through the paths and witness beautiful sculpture from one of South Africa’s leading sculpture artist’s. Stop at Tokara wine estate for a wine tasting experience. Head over to Boschendal wine estate and enjoy a picnic lunch and after lunch indulge in a wine tasting experience. Dinner can be enjoyed at your preferred restaurant from our provided recommendations.

Day 10

Stellenbosch to Paternoster

Hot and cold breakfast at the manor. On your way to Paternoster, stop at !Khwa ttu nature reserve and join a San guided tour. Enjoy lunch at their inhouse restaurant serving a variety of delectable dishes. After lunch head to Paternoster and check in at the welcoming and sustainable Guesthouse, situated right on the beach. In the evening, dinner can be enjoyed at your preferred restaurant from our provided recommendations.

Day 11

Paternoster

Start your day with an organic breakfast buffet at the guesthouse. Begin your day with a guided morning Kayak, the route is easy and geared for the enjoyment and safety of the not so experienced sea farer. Dolphins, seals and whales are quite common to see in this area. Later enjoy winetasting and cheese platters for lunch at the family owned Paternoster wine & tasting lounge. Dinner will be at Noisy Oyster restaurant.

Day 12

Paternoster to Cape Town

Start your day with a hot and cold organic breakfast buffet at the guesthouse. Some of us will head out to Cape Town international airport for a flight to Sweden and others will head to the Safari.

Add-on option 1

If you want a rich and complete experience, we offer you the possibility to add an optional 2 night Safari stay. The driving distance from Paternoster to the Safari is 500km, approximately 6 hours This Game Reserve is situated along South Africa's popular Garden Route, 45 minutes from George Airport, the reserve offers a distinctive and luxurious malaria-free nature experience. Set on 11,000 hectares, this game reserve is the only authentic free roaming Big Five game reserve in the Southern Cape. Indigenous Fynbos cloaks the undulating valleys adding vivid colour and interest to your wilderness experience and draws endemic birdlife An immersive getaway where the Fynbos landscape, abundant wildlife and refined, luxurious hospitality come together to deliver a transformative life experience.

Add-on option 2

With this option you take a domestic flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport, then your transfer will be waiting for you at Hoedspruit Airport to take you to the Safari lodge. In 1993, the fences between the Timbavati and the Kruger were removed to allow for wildlife migration and this pristine wilderness area became known as the Greater Kruger National Park. This Bushcamp is situated in the heart of the Timbavati, making it a prime destination to visit as it allows you to explore a large portion of the reserve not only in search of wildlife but also to experience the rich diversity that this reserve has to offer. This bushcamp prides itself on a home away from home experience and whilst it is rustic in its authenticity, it is more than comfortable. It is what a safari was and should always be about - connecting with nature rather than simply spending time in nature.