11 Day Safari –

From USD 2,890 p.p.s.

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Overview

Combine bush and beach experiences on this fantastic holiday package.

The Kruger National Park covers an area of 20,000 sq.kms, stretching 350 kms from north to south and 60 to 90 kms from east to west. Despite the abundance of big game species that excite visitors, the Kruger Park is wonderfully diverse in its geology, vegetation, fauna and flora. There are 147 mammal species, over 500 bird species, many different species of reptiles and amphibians and over 300 different tree species.

At Shishangeni Private Lodge in the Kruger National Park you will indulge in thrilling wildlife activities. Your ranger will endeavour to make your wildlife experience as special and memorable as possible, following the signs of the wild through beautiful savanna terrain in an Open Safari Vehicle. A knowledgeable and experienced guide can transform your image of the bush into a new reality and make your experience truly rewarding.

Your safari also includes the luxuries afforded by the lodge, tantalizing food, the excitement of the stories around the campfire and the sounds of the night.

Keep an eye out for the abundant bird species who help create that special bush atmosphere with their calls, beautiful plumage and constant antics.

Machangulo Beach Lodge in southern Mozambique offers blissful barefoot luxury. Untouched beaches, untamed nature and luxurious service come together to create extraordinary holiday experiences. The lodge is surrounded by 5 marine and nature reserves in a truly unique location on a beautiful secluded peninsula with diverse activities for the whole family.

Vilanculos Beach Lodge is located further north in the small coastal town of Vilankulo with friendly people and a lively atmosphere, offering the perfect base from which to explore the picturesque Bazaruto Archipelago and the Bazaruto National Park. The marine reserve includes five islands and offers some of the worlds best snorkelling and diving. The islands are pristine in their natural beauty and diverse ecologies. The coral reefs are profuse with a diversity of tropical fish and turtles and are amongst the most pristine in the Western Indian Ocean.

Highlights

  • Exceptional gameviewing at Shishangeni in Kruger National Park
  • Untouched beaches of Machangulo
  • Sailing dhow adventures & romantic sunset cruises
  • Best scuba diving and snorkelling reefs
  • Explore the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Beautifully located Lodges

Itinerary

DAYS 1 – 4

SHISHANGENI PRIVATE LODGE, KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Luxury Chalet Full Board

After completing Customs at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg this morning, check in for your flight to KMIA Airport in Nelspruit. On arrival at KMIA Airport you will be met by a driver from EZ Shuttle who will display a Welcome Board with your names on it. You will then be transferred to Shishangeni Private Lodge in the Kruger National Park.

You will enjoy the huge diversity of game, plant and birdlife on Open Safari Vehicle game drives and look out for the endangered African wild dog, cheetah, lion, leopard, hippo, elephant, rhino and hyena to name just a few. Enjoy an unforgettable wildlife experience in a magical environment. Thrilling game activities include early morning and late afternoon into evening game drives.

Your accommodation is in a Luxury Chalet with ensuite bathroom, outside shower, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a balcony with spacious deck perfect for gameviewing.

Lodge facilities include a private gameviewing deck, splash pool, lounge area, gym, spa and both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Activities include 2 game drives per day in an Open Safari Vehicle.

At Shishangeni you will indulge in a most thrilling wildlife safari. Your ranger will follow the signs of the wild in an Open Safari Vehicle and endeavour to make your experience one you won’t forget. The combination of thrilling wildlife encounters, luxury lodge, tantalizing food, the excitement of stories around the campfire and the sounds of the bush will make your safari a once-in-a-lifetime experience. And don’t forget the special birdlife that create a unique bush atmosphere with their calls, beautiful plumage and constant antics.

Included : Accommodation, all meals, two game drives per day, Park fees, airport transfer and main gate transfers

DAYS 4 – 7

MACHANGULO BEACH LODGE, MOZAMBIQUE
Ocean View Room – Full Board

This morning you will be transferred to Crocodile Bridge Main Gate where a driver from Machangulo Beach Lodge will meet you and transfer you to the Maputo Marina. From here you will have a 1 hour boat transfer to the lodge.

Machangulo Beach Lodge is situated south of Maputo in a truly unique location on a beautiful secluded peninsula and surrounded by 5 marine and nature reserves.

Accommodation is in an Ocean View Room on a Full Board basis. The rooms have spectacular views with facilities that include ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, mosquito nets, private deck, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar, ceiling fan and safe.

Lodge facilities include a bar, lounge and dining area with incredible views.

Activities include picnics, walks and drinks on secluded islands, snorkelling on incredible reefs, scuba diving, dhow cruises, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, birding, guided cultural tours of Santa Maria Village and Inhaca Island and Maputo City tours.

Included : Accommodation, all meals, laundry, non-motorized activities, road transfer to Maputo, return boat transfers to the lodge, airport transfer

DAYS 7 – 11

VILANCULOS BEACH LODGE, VILANKULO, MOZAMBIQUE
Luxury Bungalow – Bed & Breakfast

Say goodbye to the beautiful Machangulo Peninsula today as you are transferred by boat back to the Maputo Marina and then to the Airport where you will take a flight to Vilankulo, 700 kms further north along the Mozambique coast.

On arrival at Vilankulo Airport you will be met by a driver from Vilanculos Beach Lodge and transferred to the lodge.

Vilanculos Beach Lodge is located in the small town of Vilankulo and is about 100 m from the beach with an elevation that provides a wonderful view over the beautiful expanse of ocean.

Accommodation is in a Luxury Bungalow with Breakfast included. Room facilities include ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, mosquito nets, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar, safe and a private balcony.

Lodge facilities include a restaurant, bar and infinity pool with spectacular views.

Activities include scuba diving, snorkelling on the amazing 2 mile reef, traditional dhow and boat trips to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, kayaking, paddle skiing, kite surfing horse riding and cultural village tours.

The Bazaruto Archipelago offers some of the worlds best snorkelling and diving. The islands are pristine in their natural beauty and diverse ecologies. The coral reefs are profuse with a diversity of tropical fish and turtles, and are amongst the most pristine in the Western Indian Ocean.

Dolphins are seen year round and whales are seasonal visitors to the Archipelago. The park is also home to the last viable population of Dugong on the East African coast. There is an abundance of bird species, including the crab plover and olive bee-eater that tunnels its nest into the sand dunes. Large flocks of migrant waders visit the fertile mud flats from September to April and the nomadic Greater Flamingo arrive around mid-October.

Included – Bed & Breakfast, return airport transfers

DAY 11

END OF SAFARI

This morning you will be transferred to Vilankulo Airport for your outbound flight.

We wish you a safe and thrilling journey that will leave lasting memories and a desire to return.

Rates

  • 13 Jan – 11 June 2020 – USD 2,890 per person sharing
  • 12 June – 31 Dec 2020 USD 3,185 per person sharing

Rates based on 2 people sharing
Single supplements may apply
Accommodation subject to availability
Rates exclude flights

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Inclusions

  • SHISHANGENI PRIVATE LODGE – Accommodation, all meals, two game drives per day, Park fees, airport transfer and main gate transfers
  • MACHANGULO BEACH LODGEAccommodation, all meals, laundry, non-motorized activities, road transfer to Maputo, return boat transfers to the lodge, airport transfer
  • VILANCULOS BEACH LODGE Bed & Breakfast, return airport transfers