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Activity Description

Your Private tour starts with meeting our team at Anthonij Rupert Estate in Franschhoek, from where you will be taken on a scenic 1-hour drive to Altima estate by private shuttle.
Altima Estate is situated in the picturesque Elandskloof Mountain valley near Villiersdorp in the Western Cape.
The drive takes you through the town of Franschhoek taking in magnificent views of the valley via the famous Franschhoek Mountain pass.
Upon arrival at Altima Estate, you will be met by your expert local host Hanene van Dyk.
With Hanene’s guidance, you will receive insight into the cultivation and retrieval of Black Perigold truffles, uniquely produced on this exceptional Estate,
learn more about these gourmet treasures and of course meet the dogs.
Enjoy a wine tasting sampling the award winning wines from the Estate’s cool climate vineyards before returning
to Anthonij Rupert Estate for an indulgent 4 course Truffle inspired lunch.

The program is as follows:

10h00 Arrival at Anthonij Rupert Estate
10h00- 10h15 Welcome and orientation talk at our Terra del Capo Tasting room
10h15- 11h15 Travel from Anthonij Rupert Estate to Altima Estate
11h15-12h45 Vineyard tour, wine tasting and truffle hunting experience on Altima Estate
12h45- 13h45 Return transport to Anthonij Rupert Estate
14h45- 16h00 4 course Truffle inspired Food & Wine paired lunch in our Private dining room
Departure at leisure


Duration6 hours
WhenSpecific days during the Truffle harvesting season Generally on Fridays and Saturdays, with a start time of 10h00 Should weather conditions influence our ability to proceed with the tour, alternative arrangements will be communicated to you via our reservation coordinators
WhereTerra del Capo Tasting Room, on Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate in Franschhoek
WeatherThe experience will continue in cool and overcast conditions. Should weather conditions be unfavorable, reservation coordinators will communicate alternative arrangements at least 5 days prior to your reservation
What to WearDress code is smart casual. It is recommended to wear flat and comfortable non-slip shoes Please bring gumboots/ wellies as well as an umbrella and/or raincoat with you in the event of rainy weather, as we will be mostly outdoors while at Altima Estate
Things to BringRemember to bring your camera to capture the beautiful setting at Altima & Anthonij Rupert Estates
Guests or SpectatorsProvision will be made for drivers or tour guides accompanying guests


Minimum Age18 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


Transport to and from and Anthonij Rupert Estate to Altima Estate.
A guided tour of Altima Estate including the tasting of 3 wines, made from grapes of this Estates vineyards
Introductory talk by Altima Truffle hunter Hanene van Dyk
An opportunity to see how the truffles are discovered and harvested
Return transport from Altima Estate back to Anthonij Rupert Estate
Tasting of our Truffle products produced from Altima Estate’s Black Perigord truffles,
4 course lunch inspired by Altima truffles,
Cape of Good Hope Wine pairing through lunch, with focus on wines produced from Altima vines


Any other drinks or food not mentioned
10% Gratuity on the lunch served


Unfortunately, no children under the age of 18 will be allowed to take part in this experience.
Kindly note that unfortunately we are not able to accommodate Vegan Dietary requirements in this experience.
For any other dietary requirement please contact us at least 7 days in advance of your booking to provide alternative catering as needed.

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