ULTIMATE SOUTH AFRICA - Luxury
9 Night Safari showcasing the best South Africa wildlife and lodges in SA
The Ultimate South Africa Safari provides you with an incredible cross-section of South Africa's best fauna an flora across a variety of diverse habitats - while staying in the very best lodges that Africa has to offer! Begin your safari in Kwazulu Natal on South Africa's east coast, at Phinda Private Game Reserve. While staying at Vlei Lodge, explore sand forest and thornveld for the big five and many more, including black rhino and cheetah. From this sub-tropical habitat, fly north and west to Singita Reserve near the Kruger National Park - South Africas most famous wildlife region - known for its big cat viewing. Considered by many to be the finest lodge in Africa, Singita usually excels in every respect. From there fly back to Johannesburg and on to Tswalu - where a wealth of rare creatures and experiences are to be savoured - on horseback, on foot and by vehicle. These are South Africa's ultimate safari experiences and can be arranged in any order to suit your travels.
Day 1 to 3 - Phinda Private Game Reserve, Kwazulu Natal
Few reserves in Africa have the biodiversity Phinda Game Reserve offers. This vast tract of bush, riverine area and rare sand forest is home to dynamic populations of elephants, lion, white and black rhino, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, wildebeest, buffalo and antelope. An area formerly depleted in wildlife, large mammal reintroduction has allowed for the development of this stunning reserve. Vlei lodge is carefully tucked away with only six secluded suites perfectly integrated into the African bush, you are virtually guaranteed to see more animals than people during your stay -fantastic food and service completes this safari experience.
Vlei Lodge (BLD)
Day 4 to 6 - Singita Game Reserve, Kruger National Park
Singita Game Reserve and their Boulders Lodge set a new standard for luxury safari experiences in Africa, and is yet to be beaten. From their cellar which houses a wonderful selection of the finest South African wines, to the incredible suites and atmospheric lodge and dining areas, the level of hospitality is something special. Game viewing in this beautiful reserve covers all the traditional big game and is of the highest standard too! The quality of the experience at Singita is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated.
Boulders Lodge (BLD)
Day 7 to 9 - Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, Kalahari
Fly to or from Cape Town or Johannesburg on Tswalu's own private aircraft to reach the Kalahari desert and this luxurious lodge, where some of Africa's rarer creatures are often viewed. Scaly Anteater, Aardvark, Wild dog, Sable, Cheetah and Black Rhino are all regularly seen through the seasons along with lions and abundant plains game common to this dry environment. Highly experienced guides interpret the inner functions of the desert while accommodated in magnificent, modern thatch and stone suites, which echo the landscape in color and texture. Food, wine and service is exceptional.
Day 10 - Departure
Type of Safari
for singles, couples, families & groups
9 nights/10 days
Accommodation on a shared basis
Flights & transfers within Southern Africa
All meals, drinks and activities while in lodges on safari
International longhaul flights
Gratuities and items of a personal nature
Off-road 4x4 vehicles on safari
PRICE PER PERSON
from R153 400 2016