10 Days South Africa Horticulture Tour 2018
The splendor of a South Africa tour is being able to fit so much into so little time. Apart from championing agriculture, this tour sums up the best sights and experiences in South Africa
South Africa will warm the cockles of your heart with its topography, climate, fauna and flora and people. However the real charm lies in its its agricultural sector; limitless varieties of subtropical fruits, grain, deciduous fruit, viticulture, sugar cane, livestock and game breeds.
- Return Flight from Nairobi and back
- Local Flight from Kruger Mpumalanga to Cape town
- 9 nights’ accommodation Bed and Breakfast
- All airport transfers
- Entrances to all points of interest
- Welcome Dinner
- Visa Fees
- Travel Insurance
- Meals Except welcome dinner
- Tips & Gratuities
- Anything of personal nature
This South Africa Horticulture Tour is furnished with a comprehensive itinerary:
- Visit to a citrus farm in Schoemanskloof region,
- Visit to a Banana farm in Hazyview
- A tour of Paarl and Drakenstein regions to lok at production units for deciduous fruit and table grapes
- A tour of the town of Piketberg for vegetables and grape production
A tour of Cape Town:
- A visit to the table Mountain, one of the 7 wonders of the World and a world heritage site
- A Grand Tour of the Cape Peninsula.
- Visit to Duiker Island to view the Cape fur seals and other aquatic life on the island.
- Visit to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
A visit to Cape Flats ;where seedlings for various lettuce varieties are grown.
Bbq lunch and wine testing
Hotel dinners and breakfast
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Agriculture is a wise pursuit, because in the end it contributes to real wealth, good morals and real happiness.
SA is the 8th largest wine producing nation in the world. This country supplies around 3% of the world’s wine. South Africa's wine and spirits industry is one of the most developed in the world. About 4,500 grape producers had 103,300 hectares of land under cultivation, making South Africa the 20th largest wine growing area in the world.
Table Mountain, standing at 3560ft high, is one of the world’s most recognisable natural icons, with its distinctive flat top (which gives it its name). Popular with tourists and locals alike, it offers a choice of either the five minute cable car ride or a day’s hike up to the top. Riding up, you can appreciate the spectacular views as the cableway has rotating floors and enormous windows
The charming town of Simon’s in False Bay has a distinctly colonial air with its small shops, cafes and quaint Victorian houses lining the main street. Named after the Dutch Governor Simon van der Stel, Simon’s Town has been an important naval base and harbour for both the Royal Naval and the Cape Town Navy. The harbour itself has a picturesque Waterfront area flanked by shops and restaurants that offer al fresco dining right on the waters edge.
Cape Town is known to offer some of the best beaches in the world with soft sand and crystal clear waters providing sun-lovers the ideal conditions for relaxing and soaking up the sunshine. The various beaches in Cape Town offer very different experiences. The False Bay coastline is quiet and laid back with warmer waters making it ideal for families with small children.
Hazyview is a town in South Africa's Mpumalanga Province which is ideally situated just a few kilometres outside the Kruger National Park. Hazyview derives its name from the summer haze that envelopes the low bush land.This town is synonymous with banana farming.
Paarl, town, Western Cape province, South Africa east of Cape Town on the Groot-Berg River between the Paarl Mountain and the Drakenstein Range. Settled in 1688 by Huguenots, who introduced viticulture,it is still known for its vineyards and wine making; it also produces citrus fruits, tobacco, and olives.
Piketberg is less than two hours drive from Cape Town.The rural town of Piketberg and its surrounding areas offers varied horticultural possibilities.Here you will visit a table grape production unit, a selected fruit farm and a farm where open vegetables are produced
Duiker Island is an Island off Hout Bay near Cape Town. The island is renowned for its marine wildlife such as birds and fur seal. It is visited regularly by tourists and photographers by boat via Mariner’s Wharf in Hout Bay harbour.