Get the best overview
of Cape Town by taking a trip through its most treasured historic, cultural and
scenic attractions! In this comprehensive tour, you’ll not only explore the
Mother City’s legendary sights but also venture beyond the city highlights and
into the glorious natural beauty that encircle Table Mountain.
Beginning with a pick
up from your hotel in the city center, the tour will head you to the base of
Table Mountain. If weather permits, a must-do is a cable car ride (at your own
expense) up to the mountain. This is an experience par excellence as it treats
you with an extraordinary display of the city of Cape Town below, along with the
trove of natural gems. You can even catch a glimpse of the astonishing Cape
Point and the infamous Robben Island on a clear day.
After you experience
the otherworldly splendors of Table Mountain, carry on your sightseeing to the lovely
Malay enclave or Bo Kaap. Nestled on the slopes of Signal Hill, this vibrant
spot dotted with effervescent markets and brightly colored houses is also noteworthy
for its long multicultural past. Thanks to its residents who are mostly the
descendants of Malaysian, Indian, and Sri Lankan slaves who came to the region during
16th and 17th centuries.
Next up, you’ll visit
the lively Greenmarket Square which allows for a relaxed exploration of one of
the city’s earliest markets, boasting a bountiful of shopping and dining
choices. Following this, you’ll discover the region’s rich history at the South
African Museum and then proceed to the Company’s Garden – a tranquil heritage
site with historic structures and trees of more than 150 years old.
Besides a drive through
the amazing sights including the 17th century Castle of Good Hope,
Houses of Parliament, and the posh V & A Waterfront, there will be a stop
at Afrogem where you can learn interesting facts about the amazing South
African mineral heritage.