Don't miss Travel + Leisure’s January Trip of the Month, Quintessential South Africa. In association with Travel + Leisure Elite Traveler, our travel club for deals on hotels, cruises, and more, the Trip of the Month offers T+L readers exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime itineraries from the world’s top tour operators.

Micato Safaris, our No. 1 World's Best Awards operator, has designed this dream South African adventure, the perfect mix of city, beach, wine, and the Big Five, just for our readers.

Explore beautiful Cape Town with the 177-room Taj Cape Town as your base. Take a scenic drive to Hermanus then on to the vineyards of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, where you'll stay at the classic Babylonstoren hotel. The finale: a three-day safari in Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, where expert guides lead twice-daily drives to search for the elusive white rhino. Learn all about this itinerary at, then call the T+L Elite Traveler travel counselor at 855/653-9055 to book the trip now.

And you can still book our previous dream trips: October's adventure-and-city itinerary Argentina: From Patagonia to Buenos Aires; November's arts-and-culture-focused Northern Europe's Low Countries: From Brussels to Amsterdam; and December's Big Sky Montana and Yellowstone National Park.

Sarah Khan is a copy editor at Travel + Leisure. You can follow her on Twitter @BySarahKhan.