Cape Town, South Africa

November 7 – 14, 2019

 

 

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa conjures up images of rolling vineyards, a waterfront dotted with yachts and the iconic Table Mountain in the background.  The food is a unique blend of Africa and Asia featuring an aromatic blend of herbs and spices and is known for seafood and beef. Join us as we explore the culinary and cultural treasures that make up one of the world’s most interesting cuisines.  From Bo Kaap to the V&A Waterfront, you’ll experience the best this region has to offer. 

 

Trip Information

  • Dates: November 7 – 14, 2019
  • Duration: 7 nights
  • Total Trip Cost: Single Occupancy $3,997, Double Occupancy $3,197, Activities Only: $1,797
  • Non-refundable Deposit: $397 (non-refundable)
  • Payment Plan:
    • Single Occupancy:  Deposit +  8 payments of $460/month
    • Double Occupancy:  Deposit + 8 payments of $360/month
    • Activities Only: Deposit + 8 payments of $185/month
  • Payments are due on the 8th of each month for 8 months following deposit. All payments due in full by September 1, 2019.
  • Prices are in USD
  • Age restrictions:  All Global Gastronome guests must be 21 years of age or older

 

Itinerary Summary

Below is a brief summary of our activities and only details a tiny part of all that you will experience.  We can’t give away all the goodies just yet.  You will receive a detailed itinerary complete with locations, addresses, restaurant names, etc. approximately 6 weeks prior to the start of our adventure in Cape Town.

  • November 7 –   You will be met at the airport by your driver who will whisk you away to the hotel.  Check into accommodations.  We start our adventure off on a high note at our Welcome dinner with entertainment featuring African drummers, singing and dancing. (dinner included)
  • November 8 – It wouldn’t be South Africa without a safari! Spend the day at Aquila Private Game Reserve where you will see the Big 5 and have an opportunity to take pictures with some of the game animals. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • November 9 – Our day begins with a walking tour, history and Cape Malay cooking class in colorful Bo Kaap, a great place for photos. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • November 10 – Enjoy a relaxing morning on your own. In the afternoon we depart for lunch and Very High Tea atop Table Mountain. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • November 11 –  Enjoy a leisurely day-tour of the Cape Winelands with stops in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. Make sure you purchase enough bottles to take home and show off to friends and family. (breakfast, lunch and lots of wine included)
  • November 12 – Participate in a second cooking class with a local restaurant owner. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • November 13 – Take time to gather last minute souvenirs and explore on your own. Later, our adventure has come to an end, but not without a surprise for our farewell dinner. (breakfast and dinner included)
  • November 14 – Departures (breakfast included)

Choose your package

Single Occupancy

1 person, 1 room, 1 bed
.

$3,997

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $460/month

Double Occupancy

2 people, 1 room, 2 beds OR
2 people, 1 room, 1 bed (couples)

$3,197

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $360/month

Activities Only

Book your own hotel, join us
for foodie adventures & parties

$1,797

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $185/month

Would you like to speak to a live person before booking? Click the button to the right and you can schedule a call with one of our customer service representatives who will answer your questions.

Activities Only – another Global Gastronome exclusive!  Several of our former and potential guests have expressed a desire to join us in the festivities of a Global Gastronome adventure without having to book a hotel room.  We heard you!  Now, you can book the Activities Only portion of our trip and stay with friends or relatives, an AirBnB or at home (if you’re local) while enjoying all the fun of a Global Gastronome excursion.

Please read our Terms & Conditions 

Included In Your Trip…

  Single Occupancy Double Occupancy Activities Only
8 days/ 7 nights Hotel Accommodations

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Transportation to/from Cape Town International Airport

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Breakfast every morning

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Welcome Dinner with live entertainment

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Global Gastronome Swag Bag

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Walking Foodie Tour

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Cape Winelands Tour

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Aquila Private Game Reserve Safari

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Transportation to/from all scheduled excursions

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Cape Malay and Local Restaurant Cooking Classes

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Farewell Dinner Cruise

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Global Gastronome GastroBox

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Professional Photographer

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Global Gastronome onsite Representative

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Private Facebook Group

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  • GLOBAL GASTRONOME EXCLUSIVE– Approximately 3 weeks after you return home you will receive The GastroBox – a box full of authentic spices, recipes and cooking implements used during our South African adventure!
  • 5 nights accommodations
  • 2 authentic South African cooking classes with locals
  • Daily breakfast, other meals as mentioned above
  • African safari
  • Guided walking foodie tour
  • Round trip transportation to and from the airport upon arrival and departure
  • On-site Global Gastronome representative to assist make your adventure worry free

Roommates

Don’t have a roommate but want to book double occupancy package?  No worries, we will assign a roommate to you! Simply check the box marked ‘I need a roomie’ on your registration form.

Transportation

Transfers to and from the airport to the hotel are provided as-well-as round-trip transportation to all scheduled events.

Not Included In Your Trip…

  • Cost of travel to Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cost of travel visa
  • Souvenirs
  • Additional hotel costs (honor bar, massages, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Mandatory trip insurance (all attendees are required to have travel insurance)
  • Excursions not listed above
  • Alcoholic drinks, snacks and remaining meals
  • Transportation for non-included activities
  • Gratuities to hotel and tour staff

Trip Insurance, Cancellations and Refunds

Trip Insurance

We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of us having a great time.  This is why Global Gastronome requires all participants to purchase trip insurance – both cancellation and medical.  Once your booking is processed, you will receive a link to purchase trip insurance.

Cancellations and Refunds

Package and/or all other travel arrangements are non-refundable (unless otherwise stated) but may, in some cases, be transferrable 60 days or more prior to departure.  For all changes and cancellations, please notify us at info@globalgastronome.com .Change and cancellation terms are subject to change without notice.

Any bookings purchased outside of Global Gastronome business hours may not be considered booked or purchased until confirmation from the purchaser is obtained. Booking prices and availability are subject to change until booked and paid in full.

OMG I can’t wait to go! What do I do next?

Click any of the Book Now buttons above or below. Choose your package from the booking page and follow the directions to submit your deposit. Once your deposit is processed, you will receive a confirmation and welcome email that has all the information you need to provide personal information such as dietary and physical constraints, roommate details, purchase trip insurance, payment plan information and dates, gain access to the private Facebook group, and much more!

Single Occupancy

1 person, 1 room, 1 bed
.

$3,997

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $460/month

Double Occupancy

2 people, 1 room, 2 beds OR
2 people, 1 room, 1 bed (couples)

$3,197

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $360/month

Activities Only

Book your own hotel, join us
for foodie adventures & parties

$1,797

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 8 payments $185/month

Payments are automatically drafted from your account every 30 days. Final payment is for full remaining balance.  You will receive a reminder email 5 days prior to each payment.

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. Due to the unique nature of our scheduling, each excursion is custom designed and, occasionally activities listed on this itinerary may not be available due to acts of nature, availability or political climate. Please rest assured that our team takes special care in planning each excursion and will do everything in our power to provide activities of equal or greater value in the event of a substitution.  Please read Global Gastronome Terms & Conditions for more information.