This exclusive and immensely gratifying 10-day South African tour begins in the incredible Sabi Sands, where you will experience the exceptional game viewing that these areas have to offer. From here you will head to Hoedspruit to immerse yourself in lodge luxury at Safari Moon Luxury Bush Lodge. Following the adventure in big game country you will take a flight to Cape Town where you will have plenty of time to experience the city life and amazing local attractions whilst enjoying some luxury amenities. To end off this activity-packed journey travel into the breathtakingly scenic Cape Winelands and stay at the world famous Franschhoek Country House and Villas where superb gourmet dining and wine tasting await.
Arrive at Johannesburg International airport and transfer to catch an Airlink flight to Nelspruit. You will be met and go via road transfer to Umkumbe Bush Lodge where you will enjoy a 3-night luxury stay in one of the superior tented suites. The Lodge is designed to be based on the idea of glamping but with a luxurious twist. Guests will enjoy all creature comforts whilst being able to enjoy a true authentic safari experience.
Following your morning game activity, you will be collected and driven to the airport where you will catch a flight from Nelspruit to Cape Town. Once arriving in Cape Town, you will be driven through to the Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel, an elegant Georgian and Victorian-style hotel that dates back to the beginning of the 19th century, situated at the foot of Table Mountain. The guest house is centrally located to many tourist attractions in Cape Town and is the perfect base for guests to explore the Cape's many and varied attractions from white sandy beaches, to world class restaurants, majestic Table Mountain, magnificent scenic drives, challenging golf courses, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and many more
From Cape Town to the Tranquil Cape Winelands completes the last leg of this journey. Make a slow drive from Cape Town to Franschhoek via road transfer where you will stay at the world renowned Franschhoek Country House and Villas, located in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley. Here you will be able to experience every luxury, including supreme accommodation, gourmet cuisine and plenty of wine tastings from the local vineyards. Situated just on the outskirts of the town, there is many local attractions within easy travelling distance. Time to relax and revitalise completes this journey.
From R54,575.00 per person sharing
(approx US$2,910.00 per person sharing)
All accommodation, game viewing activities, road transfers, conservation levies, all meals at Umkumbe & breakfast at hotels
Scheduled domestic & International flights
You will spend ten memorable days exploring two of Southern Africa's undisputed highlights: the magnificent Victoria Falls and the wildlife-packed Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve before moving onto explore the wonders of Botswana.
This is the ideal romantic package, offering the best of both beach and bush. Spot the Big 5 on safari in the Kruger and spend the rest of your honeymoon on a tropical beach with palm trees and pristine beaches.
As with all the tours on our website, these are just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.
Umkumbe is a beautifully designed bush lodge that offers accommodation in 10 tented style suites, 4 of which are standard, 1 luxury and 5 superior.
Built around a Weeping Boer Bean, the main lodge overlooks a variety of habitats - a winding drainage line leading to the seasonal Sand River, a forested thicket and a section of open savanna.
This scenic part of the Sabie Game Reserve has a beautiful mix of environments from winding riverbeds and woodland to open savanna and riverine thickets.
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The opportunity to experience an astonishing country at your doorstep makes it a good idea to make your time at Umkumbe Bush Lodge part of a larger African vacation. We are often asked to recommend unique itineraries to other amazing African destinations by our guests.