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Testimonials

I returned safely today and wanted to thank you for the nice birthday gift and wonderful journey through Rwanda and Uganda. I have traveled the globe widely and...

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- C Braeuel, Canada, January 2011

All of the arrangements were very well done. Elias is a superb guide/driver. He is charming, articulate and willing to put up with tourists who change their min...

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- T Tingley, USA, April 2011

Thank you so much for putting together such a remarkable trip. Truly, a very diverse and interesting expedition. The hotels were excellent. Clouds was a dream. ...

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- V Athens, United States, May 2013


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Mont Rochelle

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Safari Highlights

Owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson since 2014, Mont Rochelle is part of the exclusive Virgin Limited Edition collection of hotels.

Mont RochelleRefined South Africa

Boasting a beautiful rural setting incorporating 360 degree views of Franschhoek Valley, Mont Rochelle is an elegant manor house hotel where life is lived at a leisurely pace. The hotel is complete with its very own 37 hectare vineyard, allowing you to indulge in the finest South African wines at your leisure. Plush rooms provide the perfect setting to gaze out on the courtyard and valley views.

Leisurely Activities

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A favourite activity for many guests is picnicking on the estate – the kitchen can arrange a well-stocked picnic basket with a chilled bottle of wine (or two!). Wine tasting sessions can be arranged anywhere in the hotel. Pampering at Mont Rochelle's spa, a visit to the gym and relaxing in the heated pool are also at your fingertips.  If you want to get out and about, the most popular activities are hiking, biking and a spot of retail therapy in the village.