South Africa Culinary,
Wine, & Art Tour

A Signature Experience Hosted by
Away to Africa & Toast on Lenox

September 11 – 23, 2024
Limited Spots Available

📍 Capetown & johannesburg

12 Nights & 13 Days | STARTING AT $3900

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Join us on a gastronomic journey through the heart of South Africa, where every sip of wine, bite of food, and stroke of art tells a cultural story that will be nothing short of life-changing.

AWAY TO…

Street Food to Chic Food

Traditional Farm to Fork

Mountain Wine Tastings

Game Drive

Penguin Beach Buds

Art, Music & Museums

Black Thought Leaders

Cape Town South Africa Coast Line

Introducing Chef Virgil Harper of Toast on Lenox

As co-host of the South Africa Culinary, Wine & Art Tour, Chef Virgil Harper promises to take participants on an unparalleled gastronomic journey. With 25+ years of culinary expertise, Chef Harper is head chef and co-owner of the famous Toast On Lenox in Atlanta, where he elevates soul food with creative flair.

From exclusive dining experiences to innovative culinary fusions marrying South African cuisine with southern cooking, Chef Harper’s creations are sure to tantalize taste buds and leave a lasting impression.

Trip Highlights

  • 5 Days in Cape Town
  • 7 Days in Joburg Town
  • 2 Days at Delicious Festival
  • Mpumalanga Game Drive
  • World Renowned Wine Tastings & Immersive Culinary Experiences
  • Table Mountain Cable Car Ride
  • UNESCO Heritage Site Visit of The Roundhouse
  • Intra-Africa Flights
  • Identified Breakfast & Lunches
  • Tour Guide
  • All Accomodations
  • “If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.”

    – John Hemmingway –

    What To Expect On Our South Africa Tour

    During our South Africa Culinary, Wine & Art Tour you’ll savor the country’s renowned culinary delights and esteemed wines, while engulfed in the cultural splendor of South Africa.

    This exclusive, small group tour of 20 people maximum, is designed for foodies and those who love or want to learn more about South Africa as one the world’s foremost hubs for food and wine.

    Hosted by Away to Africa and the celebrated Chef Virgil Harper of Toast on Lenox restaurant in Atlanta, a special highlight of the trip will be private dining experiences that include mouthwatering fusions of South African fare and southern cooking.

    From the legendary Cape Town, to the abundant wildlife, and on to the vibrant heart of South Africa, Johannesburg, this is an opportunity to be fully immersed in the wonder of South Africa while indulging in its famous culinary and wine scene.

    This will be a world class food, wine and travel experience not to be missed!

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    South Africa Tour Packages

    Monthly payment plans are available during booking.
    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    single occupancy

    Single room for one person.
    Couples are double occupancy.

    $5,500/pp

    Double occupancy

    One room with two beds.
    Paired travelers will share a room.*

    $3,900/pp

    Add Ons Available

    Roundtrip Flight from ATL and Arrive in Cape Town (one layover).
    Depart from Johannesburg Airport to ATL Airport + $2,010

    All Meals and Wine Served at Dinner + $1,250

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    *If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler.
    If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

    Day to Day Itinerary

    itinerary is indicative and subject to change before departure

    Day 1 – Arrival in Cape Town

    Step into the mother city of South Africa, Cape Town, as you touch down at the renowned Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Your eagerly awaited adventure begins with a seamless transition, whisked away by your private Away to Africa driver to your luxurious sanctuary.

    Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Welcome Dinner Included

    Day 2 – Cape Peninsula, Cape Point and Boulders Beach

    Enjoy a day of scenic wonders as you traverse Chapman’s Peak Drive, with stops at Cape Point and Boulder’s Beach to mingle with the African Penguin Colony.

    Satisfy your appetite with a leisurely lunch at Harbour House in Kalk Bay, offering stunning views of the harbor and the Hottentots Mountain Range.

    Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Breakfast Included

    Day 3 – Table Mountain, Zeitz Mocaa Museum & Curated Culinary Experience

    Prepare for an unforgettable adventure as you ascend Table Mountain aboard the iconic cable car, offering breathtaking views from one of the world’s oldest mountains.

    Afterward, treat yourself to a delightful lunch at the bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, followed by an enriching afternoon at the esteemed Zeitz MOCAA Museum.

    Relax and recharge before diving into a meticulously curated culinary and wine experience for dinner, promising an evening of unparalleled gastronomic delights and sensory pleasures.

    Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Breakfast Included

    Day 4 – Relaxation & Party on Beach

    This is a designated rest and relaxation hotel day, with the option to book a rejuvenating massage. Take pleasure in a refreshing cocktail, lose yourself in the pages of a captivating book, or simply revel in the bliss of uninterrupted leisure.

    Later, anticipate a culinary journey at Salsify restaurant, housed within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Roundhouse. Here, against a backdrop of serene Atlantic Ocean vistas, relish in a hyper-seasonal menu designed to tantalize your palate.

    As night falls, immerse yourself in the lively rhythms and melodies of a beachfront soirée, promising an evening of music and festivity beneath the star-studded sky.

    Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Breakfast Included

    Day 5 – Robben Island & Langa Community Outreach Tour

    Embark on a cultural exploration, beginning with a poignant visit to Robben Island, the historic prison where Nelson Mandela and Robert Sobukwe were once held captive.

    Afterwards, immerse in the vibrant community of Langa township for a meaningful outreach experience. Discover the Guga S’Thebe Art Centre, where you can tour artists’ studios and browse through a diverse array of arts and crafts.

    Continue your journey at Eziko Restaurant, where you can unleash your culinary creativity by preparing traditional African dishes. Sample Umqombothi, a home-brewed beer, along with other local ciders, beers, and refreshments. Option for dinner in the heart in Cape Town.

    Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Breakfast and Lunch included

    Day 6 – Wine Tasting in the Winelands & Evening Departure To Johannesburg

    Venture into the enchanting realm of Stellenbosch, South Africa’s oldest wine route, renowned for its production of world-class wines.

    Your journey includes:

    • the sensory delights of Waterford Estate Wine Drive Safari, where wine and chocolate come together in a harmonious pairing experience.
    • a culinary extravaganza at Delaire Graff Estate, where the freshest seasonal ingredients are expertly paired with award-winning wines, creating an unforgettable dining experience.

    After your wine-tasting escapade, make your way to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) for your evening flight to Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB).

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – Breakfast & Wine Tasting Included

    Day 7 – Revolution in Jo’burg

    Experience the heart of Johannesburg as you delve into the history of apartheid at the Apartheid Museum. Then, journey to Soweto to explore the Hector Pieterson Museum and Nelson Mandela’s former home.

    Savor a delightful lunch on Vilakazi Road, where you’ll be serenaded by lively music and vibrant vibes.

    In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the dynamic atmosphere of downtown “Jozi,” discovering the artistic allure of Maboneng, renowned for its captivating murals, eclectic galleries, and bustling artist studios. Dinner can be enjoyed at Aurum, for a fine dining experience.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – Breakfast Included

    Day 8 – Full day game drive

    Begin your day with an early morning game drive, followed by a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, you have the option to either enjoy another thrilling game drive or visit Lion Park for an unforgettable wildlife experience.

    Picnic lunch will be served in the bush.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – All Meals Included

    Game Drive Zimbabwe Away to Africa Stanley Livingstone

    Day 9 – Fashion, Arts and Curated Dinner

    Immerse yourself in the exclusive opportunity to tour the factory of the renowned South African designer, Maxhosa – a true icon in the world of fashion.

    Following this, indulge in a private viewing and the chance to acquire masterpiece artwork by a local artisan.

    Conclude your day with a specially curated dinner crafted by our featured chefs, setting the stage for an evening of urban exploration.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – All Meals Included

    Day 10 – Nirox Sculpture Park

    Begin your day at Farmhouse 58, where you can choose between a leisurely morning hike or a stroll through the property garden, where you’ll discover their farm-to-fork philosophy.

    Indulge in a delectable lunch before embarking on a guided tour of the Nirox Sculpture Park, home to an impressive collection of contemporary artworks.

    By evening, savor a culinary fusion of South African and Southern cuisines prepared by our featured chefs, promising a delightful gastronomic experience.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – All Meals Included

    Day 11 – Delicious Festival Day 1

    Experience the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival – a celebration of top-tier cuisine and captivating performances by renowned local and international artistes.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – Breakfast Included

    Day 12 – Art, Leisure & Delicious Festival Day 2

    Discover Johannesburg’s distinctive art galleries showcasing works from some of our favorite artists, then indulge in some final shopping for local brands and crafts.

    Then return to the Delicious Festival for a second day of unforgettable experiences.

    Our last dinner will be at Le Creatifs, which combines fine-dining and a world-class wine list.

    Davinci Hotel And Suites On Nelson Mandela Square – Breakfast Included

    Day 13 – Departure

    Take time and reflect on your visit to Mama Afrika while enjoying a signature, departure breakfast. 

    Afterwards, we will head to O.R. Tambo International Airport for your departure home.

    Traveling – Breakfast Included

    Included

    • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
    • All Lodging Accommodations.
    • All Intra-Africa Flight(s) (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
    • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
    • Wine Tastings at Cape Town International Airport
    • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
    • All Domestic Transportation which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
    • Paid Entry to All Excursions & Activities listed on the itinerary.

    *All activities are weather dependent. In the unlikely event that we are unable to run an activity, we will have a suitable alternative in place.

    Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Personal Libations and Entertainment are NOT included
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance is not included (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & snacks, unspecified meals & personal drinks.
  • Quick Travel Tips & Fast Facts

    • The Currency is the South African Rand (ZAR). Carry a mix of cash and cards. ATMs are common.
    • English is widely spoken in South Africa, but South Africa has 11 official languages.
    • Tip around 10-15% in restaurants if service charge isn’t included. Tip other service providers at your discretion.
    • South Africa is home to the world’s largest bird, the ostrich, and the world’s largest land mammal, the African elephant.
    • The country is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, including the iconic Table Mountain, the breathtaking Drakensberg Mountains, and the vast Kruger National Park.
    • South Africa has three capital cities: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), and Cape Town (legislative).
    • It is the only country to have hosted the Rugby, Cricket, and Soccer World Cups.
    • The country has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, showcasing its diverse cultural and natural heritage.

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