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Hidden gems of South Africa & Zimbabwe

Embark on a thrilling 10-day adventure through Botswana’s wilderness. Explore the Okavango Delta by boat, witness the diverse wildlife of Moremi Game Reserve, and experience the enchanting Chobe National Park. Conclude your journey with the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, a perfect finale to this unforgettable safari.

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Cost

From US $6 050 per person sharing

Dates

All Year

Itinerary

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge offers exceptional safari experiences in the heart of Big 5 territory, with both morning and afternoon games drives in the Hluhluwe Imfolosi Game Reserve. Game walks are also offered.

Thonga Beach Lodge is set on the pristine shores of the Maputuland Coast, KwaZulu-Natal. This luxury lodge is the ideal place to discover one of Africa’s last unspoilt wilderness beaches. It is a magical place of coastal forests, grasslands, bush, shimmering lakes and exquisite sandy beaches. Its crystal clear, warm waters offer South Africa’s best snorkelling and excellent off-shore SCUBA diving and excellent birding opportunities. Guided birding, scorpion & spider walks & Turtle Tracking are offered in season.

Experience the serene environment; savour the smell of the sea breeze while enjoying cocktails on our deck and culinary delights prepared by our executive chef.

Guests are transferred in open 4×4 vehicles from a private entrance to the Zambezi National Park to the edge of the Zambezi River and then transferred by boat to the island. Total transfer time from Victoria Falls is approximately 1 hour. Activities include game drives and guided game walks on the mainland through the Zambezi National Park, guided walks around the island home to magnificent Baobab trees and wonderful bird life, guided rafting down the Zambezi River with a picnic lunch and sun downer cruises on the river.

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Tour includes

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge: accommodation, meals, game drives and Mpembeni Community Walk/Drive

Thonga Beach Lodge: accommodation, meals, guided snorkeling and use of snorkeling equipment, guided forest walks, kayaking and sundowners at Lake Sibaya, cultural tours to Mabibi Community and turtle tracking walks in season (Nov-Feb).

Tsowa Safari Island: 4×4 transfers in an open game viewer vehicle from our private entrance to the Zambezi National Park and a boat transfer to the island, accommodation, guided island walks, fishing (basic equipment provided), all meals, teas & coffees, bottled water, soft drinks, house wines, sparkling wines, local beers and non-premium brand spirits. Laundry (hand washed, air dried and folded). Guests can also choose an additional 2 activities per day, the activities being: game drives in the Zambezi National Park, guided game walks in the Zambezi National Park, guided canoeing, sunset cruises. For guests staying 3 days or longer we also offer a full day return transfer trip to Victoria Falls (entrance fee to Rain Forest, private guide, refreshments and any other activities not included). All activities are weather dependent and subject to availability

Tour excludes

Flights, road transfers, park fees, Isibindi Foundation levy, gratuities, items of a personal nature, laundry

*Salt Rock/Umhlangais accommodation of your choice and is not included in the package

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge: drinks, guided game walks & spa treatments.

Thonga Beach Lodge: 4×4 transfers, drinks, spa treatments, Open Ocean Experience, SCUBA & turtle tracking drives (Nov-Feb).

Tsowa Safari Island: road transfer to our private entrance to the Zambezi National Park, Rain Forest entry fees and private guide (on request only), unspecified transfers, premium brand spirits, liquors, imported beers, non-house wines, specialist fishing trips available at an additional charge

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