The combination of inland bush country and pristine tropical beach destinations makes Africa one of the world's most coveted adventure destinations. Fortunately, these two experiences can be combined easily and, together, result in a memorable vacation. It is not just the inland landscapes that are breath-taking, but also the diverse ecosystems, fascinating wildlife, and melting pot of cultures in Africa, which can be found along the rugged coastlines and the spectacular Indian Ocean islands.
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 and relaxed brunch, you will be collected from the lodge and driven back to the airport to catch a flight to Vilanculos airport, Mozambique. Once arrived you will be met and driven to the superior Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel which is located on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The ethos at this hotel is all about providing not just a holiday but a chance to completely revitalise. This secluded retreat will provide guests with luxury accommodation, being able to sample magnificent cuisine and enjoy some amazing water-based activities throughout the Bazaruto Archipelago. This stay of relaxation will certainly make sure guests have had the chance to unwind by the time they are due to depart. Following the 5-night stay at Bahia Mar you will be driven back to Vilanculos airport for flights back and transfers to International.
From R74,810.00 per person sharing
(approx US$4,003 per person sharing)
All accommodation, game viewing activities, road transfers, conservation levies, all meals at Umkumbe & breakfast at hotels
Scheduled domestic & International flights
With this great city, safari, and adventure tour, you will visit South Africa's vibrant Cape Town, the game-rich Sabi Sands, and Zimbabwe's adrenaline capital, Victoria Falls.
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.
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 part of a larger African vacation. We are often asked to recommend unique itineraries to other amazing African destinations by our guests.