Immerse yourself in this profound 8-day spiritual journey, guided by specialist yoga facilitator, Dr Tanya Pergola, that takes you to the beauty of cosmopolitan Cape Town and the magnificent wildlife haven of &Beyond Phinda Forest Lodge. Your journey begins in the Mother City of Cape Town, a city that boasts more than its fair share of dazzling natural beauty, cultural marvels and historical sites. Take time to reflect in this place that is quintessentially contemporary and sophisticated, home to gourmet restaurants, trendy nightlife, a thriving café culture, and nearby Winelands, combined with natural wonders spanning the famed Table Mountain, two great oceans, miles and miles of beautiful beaches and the protected magnificence of the Cape Point Reserve. The next leg of your journey on awareness and connection takes you to &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve. Breathtakingly stunning, it is abundant with wildlife, a diversity of habitats and a wide range of safari activities. Often referred to as the ‘Seven Worlds of Wonder’, this fascinating multi-textured terrain not only offers Big 5 game viewing but sightings of many rarer, more secretive species, such as the elusive cheetah and the endangered black rhino.
4 nights Cape Town | 3 nights Phinda Private Game Reserve
What we love about this journey:
Enjoy the flexibility and privacy of a small, like-minded group of just 6 to 8 guests
Balance body, mind and soul with Dr Tanya Pergola, a specialist yoga facilitator
Explore Cape Town and its blend of unique architecture, rich history, and cultures
Meander through the spectacular Franschhoek Valley, which boasts impressive vineyards, exquisite homesteads, cuisine and delectable wine tasting experiences
Tour Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, once a prison to Nelson Mandela
Venture through &Beyond Phinda’s seven distinct ecosystems and discover iconic wildlife including the Big 5
Optional activities include cultural excursions, scuba safaris, and engaging walking safaris
Relish traditional fare in an African boma beneath a canvas of stars
7-14 November 2019 | 8 Days From ZAR 97,000 per person
PER PERSON SHARING: NOVEMBER 2019
Minimum 4 guests:
Accommodation as specified in the itinerary
Meals, drinks and laundry as specified
Scheduled flights specified in the itinerary
Private transfers as specified in the itinerary
Private/Scheduled sightseeing and excursions as specified in the itinerary
Scheduled game viewing activities as specified in the itinerary
National parks, concession and landing fees where applicable
South Africa Game Reserve entrance fees:
Munyawana Conservancy Fee, arrival by car & air – per person conservation fee
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Domestic departure tax, fuel and safety levies from airports and airstrips unless otherwise stipulated
What's not included
Meals, drinks and laundry not specified in the itinerary or as outlined in the Includes
Premium brand drinks, champagne, cognacs, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
Sightseeing and excursions not specified in the itinerary
Flights and transfers not specified in the itinerary
National parks and concession fees not specified in the itinerary
Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
Bed levies at South African hotels and lodges
3rd Party rates remain provisional and the rate is subject to change.
NOTES: Airfare prices are subject to change without prior notice as well as to fare/class availability. Airfare prices may increase between the time of booking, payment and the ticket being issued
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a member from our &Beyond team who will drive you to the MORE Group’s Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel
As you approach the city, the definitive outline of Table Mountain will hold your gaze
This mountain is renowned as the heart of one of the world’s most spiritual places on earth, with the beautiful city of Cape Town and two great oceans at its feet
Upon arrival at the hotel, you will begin your retreat with an opening ceremony and the wonderful experience of sharing the first meal together
Day 2: Cape Town
Surrender to serenity with a morning meditation and yoga session to recover from your long plane ride.
You will be collected at the MORE Group’s Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel for your private full-day tour. Enjoy the day spent in the city, visiting a Medi-Spa, fascinating museums, and beautiful art galleries.
The city effortlessly merges unique architecture, rich history, and a fascinating allure of cultures to create tacompletely distinctive appeal that sees it appear again and again on lists of the world’s most favourite cities.
Included activities: Private full-day City Tour, with dedicated vehicle and guide
Day 3: Cape Town
Breathe deeply and balance your chakras with a morning meditation and yoga session.
Enjoy a private full- day Cape Winelands Tour. This excursion includes 3 wine tastings and a visit to the Huguenot Memorial Museum and lunch
Nestled in a valley where the French Huguenots settled in 1688, Franschhoek is a delight for antique lovers and gastronomes. The town boasts some world-famous eateries. South Africa’s second-oldest town, Stellenbosch provides another glimpse of classic 17th and 18th century Cape Dutch style architecture, with a chance to browse quaint Dorp Street, visit the Stellenbosch Museum, or explore the many galleries and shops of this university town.
Included activities: Private, full-day Cape Winelands Tour, with dedicated vehicle and guide
Day 4: Cape Town
Inhale the new day with an invigorating yoga session and tranquil meditation.
Today, enjoy your private full-day tour to Robben Island and Table Mountain.
Robben Island: Take a step back in time as you meet your tour guide and explore the Island’s 500 years of multi-layered, chequered history. The tour route includes the graveyard of people who died from leprosy, the Lime Quarry, Robert Sobukwe’s house, the Bluestone quarry, the army and navy bunkers, and the Maximum Security Prison where thousands of South Africa’s freedom fighters were incarcerated for years. The tour culminates with a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s prison cell.
Table Mountain: Be captivated by the panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain, the ultimate playground for nature lovers and outdoor fanatics. A number of scenic walks provide spectacular views across a panorama of land and ocean splendour. Look out for gregarious groups of rock dassies (Procavia capensis) sunning themselves on craggy outposts.
Included activities: Private, full-day tour of Robben Island and Table Mountain, with dedicated vehicle and guide
Day 5: &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve
Today, fly to &Beyond Phinda Forest Lodge, within our &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve.
This award-winning reserve is set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso.
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and a wide range of safari activities.
Adventures at &Beyond Phinda Forest Lodge include twice-daily game drives and nature walks and at an additional cost, cultural excursions, scuba safaris and sleepouts.
Quieten your mind and soothe your soul with an afternoon yoga and meditation class in these natural surrounds.
Day 6-7: &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve
Revitalize your body and mind with a morning meditation and yoga session.
Participate in a class on ‘Rhythm of the Day’, taken from your specialist yoga facilitator, Dr Tanya Pergola’s ‘Safari Guides of Wisdom’ programme
Enjoy both a morning and an evening game drive with the promise of incredible wildlife sightings and a host of other optional activities
Day 8: &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve
Replenish your spirit with a morning meditation and yoga session
Wave a fond farewell as your insightful getaway comes to an end
You will be collected and driven to the airport for your return international flight.