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South Africa Safari and Island Tour

  • Off the beaten track
Ever seen an Leopard up close? How about a Leopard, an Elephant, a Lion, a Hippo and a Buffalo, all on the same day? On this amazing safari trip you will have the chance to see the Big 5, go on exciting game drives, and enjoy dinner in the sunset on the different Game Reserves. And if you want, there is a possibility to extend your trip and spend 4 days in the magical Bazaruto Archipelago&nbs...

Ever seen an Leopard up close? How about a Leopard, an Elephant, a Lion, a Hippo and a Buffalo, all on the same day? On this amazing safari trip you will have the chance to see the Big 5, go on exciting game drives, and enjoy dinner in the sunset on the different Game Reserves. And if you want, there is a possibility to extend your trip and spend 4 days in the magical Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique, a true paradise! There you will be able to snorkel, dive, join a sunset cruise, stroll on the beach, relax in your Eco Boutique Villa and enjoy delicious local gastronomy along with carefully selected wine... Intrigued?  

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Safari
    Safari
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving
  • Island
    Island
  • Jeep
    Jeep

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to South Africa

Let the adventure begin... 

• You will be met by a representative and take a luxury transfer to your hotel upon arrival. 

• Meet & Greet with English speaking guide at Athol Place Hotel.

• Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner before tucking in for the night at your gorgeous hotel! 

Visited:
Johannesburg
Accommodation
Atholl Place (Johannesburg)

Day 2: From Johannesburg to Sabi Sands

Ever seen a Leopard up close? 

• Take a private transfer to the airport, and catch a flight to Skukuza!

• Head to Sabi Sabi Selati Camp upon arrival. 

• Enjoy a delicious lunch at your new lodge, and join the walk in the beautiful nature!

•  Night in your suite at camp, inclusive of all meals, bush walks & 2 game drives daily.

Accommodation
Sabi Sabi Selati Camp (Sabi Sands)

Days 3 to 4: Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Where the lion sleeps tonight... 

• After an early morning coffee its time for the first game drive! 

• Try to spot the Big 5: Lions, Buffalo, Leopards, Elephants and Rhinos.

• Enjoy a breakfast at your lodge upon return.
• The second drive kicks off after lunch!              

• Why not end the day with a bush walk? 

Accommodation
Sabi Sabi Selati Camp (Sabi Sands)

Day 5: Timbavati Game Reserve

• Start the morning with a game drive before breakfast.

• Continue to Timbavati Game reserve with a guide!

• Experience an incredible afternoon safari by car with a ranger!

• Overnight at Makanyi Game Lodge in a Luxury Suite.

 • Inclusive of all meals, bush walks & 2 game drives daily!

Accommodation
Makanyi Lodge (Timbavati)

Days 6 to 7: Another Day, Another Game Drive!

• Early morning game drive followed by breakfast.

• Enjoy some free time before a delicious lunch! 

• Discover more on an afternoon game drive: how many species can you spot? 

• End the evening with a delicious dinner, and perhaps a bush walk?

• Overnight in Luxury Suite, inclusive of all meals, bush walks & 2 game drives daily.

Visited:
Timbavati
Accommodation
Makanyi Lodge (Timbavati)

Day 8: Departure Day or Extension Trip

• Departure for the airport with a packed breakfast for your flight home.

• Or, are you not ready to end the vacation yet? Head to Mozambique instead! 

• Catch a helicopter at Vilanculos Airport to Benguerra Island instead! 

• Check in at your new beach villa, and just enjoy: you can dive, kayak and join a sunset cruise!

• A bit more exciting than flying home, don't you think? 

Helicopter Ride: 15 min

Visited:
Vilanculos, Benguerra

Days 9 to 12: Bazaruto Archipelago

A true paradise...

• Enjoy this tropical paradise and your Eco-boutique retreat for 4 days!

• Delicious meals of local gastronomy with carefully selected wine.

Dive, kayak, snorkel, walk on the beach, swim with dolphins, and just relax to the fullest!

• Can we interest you in a candlelit dinner on the beach, or a champagne brunch? 

Visited:
Vilanculos

Day 13: Departure Day

... For real this time

• Hop on the helicopter and head to the airport in time for you flight.

• We hope you have enjoyed your stay, and welcome you back soon!

Visited:
Vilanculos

Johannesburg Sabi Sands Timbavati Vilanculos Benguerra

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $6,330 / 13 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Safari Island Tour$6,240
Honeymoon Extension $4,630

Included in price:

  • Transfer From and To Airport
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner Days: 2-8 and Extension Days
  • Activities Mentioned in Program

Not included in price:

  • Beverages
  • Insurances
  • Flights
  • Visas
Book your flights to South Africa
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Irene, in South Africa, will inform you of any changes to your flights
For more information or to book your flights directly, head to our partner site.

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