The Safari Experience

We arrange the ultimate safari experience in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia




The Gourmet Treat

South Africa is celebrated for its high-quality food. Treat yourself to a wide range of award-winning cuisine

Hiking Trips

We work with the most established local hiking guides to maximize your experience and safety

Golf Travel

Enjoy the country’s fabulous links, seaside, park and championship golf courses


Unique Wine Tours

Meet highly regarded award-winning winemakers and be captivated by their expertise and professionalism


Anniversary Trips

Whatever the occasion, for yourself or your company, we can design and curate a memorable celebration


The Ultimate Treat

Private jet or helicopter? Spoil yourself and include an award-winning chef and butler to boot

Yoga Travel

Extraordinary yoga experiences that combine spectacular settings with nurturing and healing cuisine


Experience Paradise

Enjoy our meticulously selected paradise-like gems in South Africa, Madagascar and Mozambique


Luxury Train Travel

Rovos Rail or the Blue Train. Be instantly transported to a world of myth, legend and timeless luxury

Properties To Rent

We can offer a wide variety of quality accommodation. Enjoy your own villa, house or apartment


Family Travel

We take every family member into consideration to ensure an all-around fabulous family experience


Child-free Travel

If you’re looking for peace and quiet, we’ll guide you to the top child-free accommodation and restaurants


Wedding Experience

Ensure a memorable day by allowing us to curate an unforgettable experience to celebrate your union


Exploring Tours

Our bespoke itineraries deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences


Conference Travel

Substitute jetlag for state-of-the-art conference venues combined with great wine tasting and superb safari


Tailor-made Trips

Our enthusiasm and professionalism are the hallmark of our tailor-made service offering


You As a Cicerone

All our trips are individually tailored. Unfamiliar guests aren’t part of what we offer. Your journey is about you


Special Offers

RIGHT NOW: Receive a 10 % discount when booking shark cage diving for five or more people


Safari Destinations

South Africa

Outstanding diversity combined with superb comfort makes South Africa a magnificent destination



A nation with some of the best, most pristine and animal-dense national parks. A superb safari destination



Diversity and magnificently varied nature make this classic safari destination one of the absolute best



A safari destination bar none! Be amazed by the abundance and outstanding quality of every safari


Unique flora and exceptional fauna – one of the most beautiful countries in the world

Special offer

RIGHT NOW: Stay six nights at the amazing Jamala Madikwe and you receive the seventh night free



Safari Theme

Big 5 Safari

Keen to experience the Big 5? Our intimate knowledge of the many national parks makes it possible



Family Safari

Our knowledge of safari and safety is unique. Allow us to arrange your once-in-a-lifetime family safari


Walking Safari

We work with the most skilled safari guides to maximize your experience and safety


Shark Cage Diving

We work exclusively with  top local specialists in safe, eco-diving to maximize your experience and safety


Whale Watching

We work exclusively with the best local specialists to maximize your experience and safety



South Africa

Enjoy the peacefulness of endless deserted beaches with nearby access to top-class safari experiences



Enjoy miles of deserted sun-drenched beaches and 30-degree seas




Paradise imagined. Enjoy the magnificent surroundings populated by the very likeable Lemurs

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About South Africa

Read about the complex and fascinating history of the Republic of South Africa



Travel guidance

Please find information about Covid-19 in South Africa as well as basic yet essential information to consider before your departure




Southern Africa in general, and South Africa, offer an impressive variety of world-class, once-in-a-lifetime activities and experiences




Be inspired by our gallery of beautiful, colourful South Africa and Southern Africa


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About The Company

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Our Services

After 20 years on location, our service is not only to tailor the best holiday for you but to look after you every step of the way until you have returned home safely


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The Outmost Gourmet Treat

Be captivated by the beautiful landscape while enjoying an unforgettable gourmet Experience in the winelands

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Enjoy a 12-courses set menu at La Colombe. The 13th best restaurant in the world

Wine tasting at Hamilton Russell vineyard which is considered making one of the world’s best Pinot Noir

Be captivated by the winelands most beautiful environments

A return trip with a start in the gastronomic capital town, Franschhoek, followed by a visit to the traditional wine capital, Stellenbosch for 3 nights. Thereafter a visit to vineyards in Botriver and then onwards to the scenic coastal town of Hermanus for 4 nights. End the trip in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town 4 nights. During the trip you will visit Upplev Sydafrika’s specially selected restaurants and vineyards – some of South Africa’s finest!

Dates: The trip can be booked on any preferred day of the week, and the duration of the stay can be adjusted according to your wishes.

Length of trip: 11 nights / 12 days in Western Cape Provence + 2 travel days (flight).

Size of groups: At least 4 persons for own transport + driver/guide. For a group of 2 persons, a supplement will be charged for transport + driver/guide.

This trip can be booked without transport.


Preliminary itinerary


Day 1. Franschhoek.
Transfer from Airport to a nice pre-chosen centrally Guesthouse in the gastronomic town of Franschhoek. After check-in, winetasting and lunch at selected beautiful vineyard. Afternoon at your own in the picturesque town of Franschhoek. Dinner at chosen restaurant.

Day 2. Stellenbosch/Franschhoek.
After breakfast wine- and chocolate tasting in the wine district of Stellenbosch. Lunch at a stunning located vineyard just outside Franschhoek. Afternoon at your own and dinner at chosen restaurant in the central of Franschhoek.

Day 3. Franschhoek.
After breakfast winetasting at selected vineyards around Franschhoek. Picnic lunch at vineyard. Afternoon at your own. Twelve-course meal dinner at award-winning restaurant in the winelands of Franschhoek.

Day 4. Botriver/Hermanus.
On the way from Franschhoek to Hermanus, stop in Botriver for introduction of winemaking and winetasting. Arriving Hermanus and check-in at a nice pre-chosen Guesthosue, with stunning views over Walker Bay. Often you can spot some whales, dolphins and seals in the ocean. Lunch at a beautiful located restaurant by the ocean in central Hermanus. Afternoon at your own, dinner booked at a selected restaurant in the new harbour.

Day 5-6. Hermanus.
Two whole days at your own. Choose between different activities around Hermanus: horseback riding among wild horses, whale watching, Great White Shark diving, golf at Hermanus Golf Club or Arabella Golf Estate etc. Lunch and dinner at your own.

Day 7. Hermanus/Stanford.
After breakfast: visiting the unexplored idyllic town of Stanford. Winetasting and lunch at an organic restaurant. Afternoon at your own in Hermanus. Choose between different activities: take a stroll on the path and spot some Whales (depending on season), visit Spa, do some shopping at galleris and Hermanus market. Experience the magnific 21 km Grotto Beach etc. Dinner at selected restaurant in central Hermanus.

Day 8. Hermanus/Cape Town.
After breakfast, transfer to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town. Check-in at pre-chosen hotel or Guesthouse. Afternoon and evening at your own – we recommend the hop-on, hop-off bus citytour around Cape Town.

Day 9. Cape Town.
A whole day for different activities in Cape Town: Table Mountain, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Waterkant etc. Lunch and dinner at your own.

Day 10. Cape Town/Constantia.
After breakfast, winetour in the green, lush landscape of Constantia, where some of the oldest vineyards are located. Lunch at award-winning restaurant and vineyard in Constantia. Tour around Hout Bay, Camps Bay etc. Afternoon at your own. Dinner at selected restaurant in Cape Town.

Day 11. Cape Peninsula/Cape of Good Hope.
A whole day excursion to Cape Point nature reserve and Cape of Good Hope and stop i Simonstown, Boulders Beach with penguins. Picnic lunch on the way. Dinner at your own in Cape Town.

Day 12. Cape Town/Airport.
A whole day at your own. Visit V&A Waterfront with exciting streetlife, shopping, restaurants or relax by the pool. Transfer to Airport for flight to Europe.


Day 12. Cape Town/Savanna Private Game Reserve.
After breakfast transfer to Cape Town Airport for domestic flights to the Kruger Park. At the airport you will be picked up and transported to Savanna Private Game Reserve. Afternoon check-in at Savanna with game drive / safari.

Day 13-14. Savanna Private Game Reserve.
Safari program at Savanna Private Game Reserve.

Day 15. Savanna Private Game Reserve/Departue.
After morning game drive / safari transfer to the airport. Flights to Johannesburg Airport for further flight to Europe.

Read more about Safari in Greater Kruger National Park



South Africa has a lot to offer in terms of activities. Upplev Sydafrika have put together activities to do in regions or areas you will visiting during your trip. Contact us for more information.



Upplev Sydafrika recommends these carefully
chosen add-on trips of 2-4 days

Utmost safari experience

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The Paradise Experience

Enjoy the delightful comfort of barefoot luxury in the ultimate paradise.


Luxury Train Travel

Be captivated by the spectacular landscape of South Africa from the most luxury train in the world, Rovos Rail!


You can travel to South Africa all year round, but we recommend going September to May

Healthcare is good in South Africa. Even so we suggest obtaining a sound travel insurance before departure

As a EU and UK citizen, you will receive a 90-day tourist visa upon arrival in South Africa

To ponder before travelling:

The so-called “peak season” in December / January is very popular indeed and requires booking of accommodation, safaris, activities and restaurants well in advance.