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 package offers guests the chance to experience the exceptional game viewing that these areas have to offer along with the splendour of the Victoria Falls.
Arrive at Johannesburg International airport and transfer to the Airlink departure lounge to fly to Nelspruit. When you arrive, you will be collected by road transfer and driven to Umkumbe Bush Lodge located in the heart of the Sabi Sands. Here you will enjoy a 3-night stay in one of the superior tented suites that offer a secluded stay being amongst wildlife and is all inclusive of daily game drives and activities.
Following your morning game activity and brunch you will be collected and taken to Nelspruit to catch a flight to Victoria Falls where you will be met and driven to The Palm Hotel. Located on the edge of the Zambezi River a unique hotel offering unparalleled luxury accommodation without compromising a sense of home comfort. Your 2-night full board stay will be a relaxing time to spend time in an idyllic setting that provides more than pure tranquillity.
Following a leisurely brunch at Palm River you will be collected and taken to the airport to catch a flight to Maun, Botswana. When you arrive you will be met and driven via road transfer to Khwai Expeditions camp which is perfectly situated between the Moremi Game Reserve and the Chobe National Park. Your 3-night stay will consist of luxury tented accommodation, each with panoramic views across the lagoon. The camp is home to some of the most diverse habitats including riverine woodlands, mopane woodlands and extensive open savannah. This camp offers exclusive experiences, luxurious amenities, and fine cuisine.
After enjoying your morning game activities, you will be collected and driven via road transfer to Setari Camp that is situated on a tiny island in the heart of the Okavango Delta. On route you will have the chance to get up close with nature and experience the savanna terrain. Upon arriving at the camp for your 2-night stay you will have the luxury of staying in one of the tented suites that are built on raised wooden decks with interleading boardwalks leading room to room. This camp offers a true African experience where wildlife roams freely on the ground, just below the raised guest areas and the birdlife is prolific. Following 2 days at Setari you will return via road transfer to Maun airport for departure flights.
This 9-night package explores the Sabi Sand, the Kruger National Park and ends in arguably the most beautiful city in the world, Cape Town.
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.
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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