Cape Town | Winelands | Grootbos Private Nature Reserve | Marakele National Park (Waterberg)
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Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town
Upon arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and transferred to your hotel at the base of Table Mountain overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This secluded property is the perfect spot to embark on a journey of mindfulness, become quiet with nature and reach a sense of calmness within beautiful surroundings. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.
Day 2: Cape Town
After waking up to the sound of the ocean and breakfast, transfer to Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain where you will have the opportunity to sit in silent meditation atop the mountain with breathtaking views over the city. Spend the rest of your day at leisure to explore your surroundings. Soak up the African sun on one of the many picture-perfect beaches around Cape Town or return to your hotel for an unwinding afternoon, relaxing in the heated pool.(B)
Optional: Join a sacred drumming session on the pool deck at your hotel overlooking the ocean, a thrilling and therapeutic activity (Must be pre-booked)
Day 3: Cape Town
Scenic drive taking you to the southwestern tip of the Cape Peninsula for a full-day private Cape Peninsula tour. En route see a fisherman’s village as well as the penguins on Boulders Beach. Visit Cape Point Nature Reserve with its abundance of fauna and flora and dramatic views of the ocean. Return via a small coastal village where you will stop off on a breathtaking beach for a session of Tai Chi with a professional practitioner. (B)
Day 4: Cape Town | Winelands | Cape Town
Excursion to the beautiful Winelands area near Stellenbosch for a wellness experience consisting of a “calming of the mind” sound therapy session, followed by an energy-balancing massage, complete with color meditation and breathing techniques. Come away feeling positive, motivated, rejuvenated and with a renewed sense of inner power. Later, enjoy wine tasting at a wine farm which has an 11-circuit labyrinth in a beautifully manicured garden. (B)
Day 5: Cape Town | Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Transfer to the breathtaking Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, home to distinct and unique animal, bird and plant species, some of which can be found nowhere else in the world. Your lodge has been constructed within rare milkwood and fynbos forests on a scenic mountain slope, with striking views of Walker Bay, the famous whale-watching region.
Activities at Grootbos include:
A half-day excursion into nature with a uniquely qualified practitioner who will brief you and then send you off on a two-hour solo, silent nature walk. Forest bathing in the therapeutic energy of the ancient milkwood forest, which boosts your immune system, as well as your sense of well-being. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Day one of leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 7: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Day two of leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 8: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve | Cape Town | Johannesburg | Waterberg
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg, where you will be met and taken to your lodge in Marakele National Park in the Waterberg region. Your eco-friendly lodge was built using natural elements of stone and wood and it runs solely off solar power. Spectacular scenery and wildlife encounters promise an interactive safari experience in this remote Big 5 African wilderness. You will have the chance to experience a mindful game drive, where you will stop and enjoy meditation as you connect with the surrounding bush. option. (B,L,D)
Day 9: Waterberg
Day one of leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge or engage in some optional activities. (B,L,D)
Day 10: Waterberg
Day two of leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge or engage in some optional activities. (B,L,D)
Day 11: Waterberg
Day three of leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge or engage in some optional activities. (B,L,D)
Day 12: Waterberg | Departure from Johannesburg
After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport in Johannesburg for your return flight. (B)