This tour offer fantastic adventure all round. Take a month off and experience eleven of Southern Africa’s gems. Including and not limited to – The luxurious La Residence located in the heart of the Cape Winelands, The Maia Luxury Resort & Spa on the sand swept beaches of the Seychelles, and the One & Only in Cape Towns glamorous city district.

There isn’t one destination that can compare with the next. The landscapes, wildlife and cultures change with each experience. Go home an African expert, with memories filled with fine wines, the Big-5 and tropical sunsets.

Our travel experts take care of everything, taking away all the stress that comes with organizing the perfect getaway.

Highlights

  • One night at Saxon Boutique Hotel and Villas
  • Two nights at Toka Leya
  • Three nights at Vumbura Plains Camp
  • Three nights at Mombo Camp
  • Three nights at La Residence
  • Three nights at Grootbos Villa
  • Three nights at The One & Only Cape Town
  • Three nights at Singita Sasakwa
  • Three nights at Singita, Mara River Tented Camp
  • One night at Giraffe Manor
  • Six nights at Maia Luxury Resort & Spa

 

Full Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

Saxon Hotel, Johannesburg

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will be met and assisted to your waiting transfer onto The Saxon Hotel.Saxon is a place of personalized elegance, it is also a place of history as it became home to Nelson Mandela after he served twenty-seven years in prison.

Destination: Johannesburg

Day 2

Toka Leya Camp, Zambia

This afternoon you will be met by your private guide for your half day Livingstone Tour. This tour begins with a 25-minute presentation that will bring to life the story of the Victoria Missionary and Explorer David Livingstone. Explore not only the greatest waterfall on earth but also its place in history from the earliest residents to the first European Visitor, the building of the bridge and the many colourful characters that passed this way in time. This is a fascinating slice of Africa’s story that will leave you with a deeper understanding of the continent’s past, present and future set against the backdrop of the one of the seven natural wonders of the world. You will end back at the lodge with the remaining afternoon and evening at leisure.

Destination: Zambia
Accommodation: Toka Leya Camp

Day 3

Toka Leya Camp, Zambia

Day at leisure to enjoy the activities as offered by Toka Leya Camp. The camp lies on the coast of the great Zambezi River. This offers great chances to view wildlife via road or water. It is also close to the famous Victoria Falls, an epic sight to behold.

Destination: Zambia
Accommodation: Toka Leya Camp

Day 4

Vumbura Plains Camp, Okavango Delta

This morning you will be transferred from Toka Leya to Livingstone airport, where you will meet your pilot for your light aircraft charter flight to Vumbura Plains. The luxury camp is situated on a floodplain in the northern regions of the Okavango Delta. This area is filled with diverse habitats and allows for bountiful game viewing opportunities.

Destination: Okavango
Accommodation: Vumbura Plains

Day 5-6

Vumbura Plains Camp, Okavango Delta

Enjoy the daily game viewing activities offered by Vumbura Plains Camp.

Destination: Okavango
Accommodation: Vumbura Plains

Day 7

Little Mombo Camp, Botswana

Little Mombo matches the standards of a high class resort. It offers some of the best game viewing in Botswana. Track the prints of a big cat on the hunt, or relax and bronze under the African sun.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Little Mombo

Day 8-9

Little Mombo Camp

These days are simply for you to take advantage of the many activities Mombo Camp has to offer.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Little Mombo

Day 10

Franschhoek, South Africa

After your morning activity, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your light aircraft charter flight to Maun Airport, in time for your scheduled flight to Cape Town.

Luggage restriction on this charter is 20 kgs per person in soft bags

Upon arrival into Cape Town you will be met by your guide and transferred to the scenic winelands town of Franschhoek.

Accommodation: La Residence

Day 11

Full-Day Tour of the Cape Winelands

Today you will enjoy a full day privately guided tour of the Winelands, and highlights for today will include a “food & wine pairing” experience with Katinka Van Niekerk.

Your Food & Wine pairing experience will take place in Katinkas home, and will be very personalized and informative. For the children she will show them the same pairing tastes, but by using different juices instead of wine, so that they children are also able to appreciate how different drinks can change or improve the flavours and tastes of certain meals.

Accommodation: La Residence

Day 12

Full-Day Tour of the Winelands

Another full days touring today, with your private guide & vehicle, to explore more of the Winelands,
Depart the hotel for a leisurely exploration of historic Wine Route towns, their liquid delights and famed hospitality. Estates visited will vary according to client preferences. All offer tastings of high quality red and white wines, but some estates also offer child-friendly activities. Among these are: Blaauwklippen, which has a collection of historic carriages, Seidelberg, which hosts a glass-blowing studio and animal petting-farm, and Fairview, whose goats provide endless amusement… as well as great cheeses.
Visit Butterfly World, the largest park for butterflies in Southern Africa, strolling through the indoor garden with its water features and exotic plants, as beautiful butterflies fly freely around you.

After a final wine tasting for adults, visit Spier Estate and Eagle Encounters, a bird of prey rehabilitation and conservation centre, with a rare opportunity to photograph some of Africa’s largest raptors at close quarters

Accommodation: La Residence

Day 13

Grootbos Nature Reserve, South Africa

Today you will be transferred by road from La Residence to Grootbos Villa.

Destination: Garden Route
Accommodation: Grootbos Villa

Day 14

Grootbos Nature Reserve, South Africa

Enjoy the activities offered by Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Destination: Garden Route
Accommodation: Grootbos Villa

Day 15

Shark Encounter

Today you will experience the thrill of a shark encounter in the company of Chris Fallows – well known expert on the Great White Sharks and their hunting habits.

This is dependent on weather and sea conditions and could be as early as 6:30 am – exact time will be confirmed with you one day before

Destination: Garden Route
Accommodation: Grootbos Villa

Day 16

Cape Town, South Africa

Today you will transfer from Grootbos Villa to One & Only Cape Town. Your transfer will be via the scenic route through Elgin and Botriver, with a leisurely lunch en-route. Your guide will make recommendations for the lunch stop today, as it will depend on where you are at the time.

Destination: South Africa, Cape Town
Accommodation: One&Only Cape Town

Day 17

Township Visit and Robben Island Cruise and Tour

Today’s tour includes a township visit with specialist guide James Fernie from “Uthando” and an afternoon private Robben Island cruise & tour.

This afternoon, you will head to the Waterfront, where you will board the Inala Antares for your private Robben Island tour. Your tour will include a personal tour guide for the group, canapés and beverages aboard, world class boats and certificated crews for your safety and comfort, tailor made package from dietary requirements to sailing times and length of visit, a substantial contribution to
Robben Island Museum. The total tour duration is usually 3 – 3.5 hrs.

Destination: South Africa, Cape Town
Accommodation: One&Only Cape Town

Day 18

Kayaking Along the False Bay Coast

Depart the city for Simonstown to meet a sea-kayaking guide for a safety briefing and gear up for a few hours’ easy paddling in twin kayaks along the False Bay coast. (These are safe, comfortable ‘sit-on-top’ kayaks, which require almost no balance or skill!)
Paddle to Boulders Beach’s colony of African Penguins and view them from the ocean as they swim around this quaint cove. Leave the kayaks for lunch with Chef Bruce at The

Destination: South Africa, Cape Town
Accommodation: One&Only Cape Town

Day 19

Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania

This morning you will be collected from the One & Only very early, for your transfer to the airport in time departure to Johannesburg. Your guide will re-confirm departure time with you.
Upon arrival into Dar Es Salaam, you will be met and assisted to your private light aircraft transfer to Sasakwa airstrip, for Singita Sasakwa Lodge.

Note: One & Only will prepare breakfast boxes to go and will confirm your preference the night prior.

Accommodation: Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Day 20-21

Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania

Enjoy the game viewing activities offered by Singita Sasakwa

Accommodation: Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Day 22

Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania

Today you will be transferred by private charter flight from Singita Sasakwa to Singita Mara River Tented Camp

Day 23-24

Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania

Enjoy the game viewing activities offered by Mara River Tented Camp such as a Land Rover safari accompanied by an experienced guide, mountain biking, walking or archery

Day 25

Nairobi, Kenya

After your morning activity, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your private charter flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival you will be transferred from the airport to Giraffe Manor

Accommodation: Giraffe Manor

Day 26

Mahe Island, Seychelles

This morning you will be transferred back to the airport, for your scheduled flight to Mahe in the Seychelles. Upon arrival you will transfer by road from Mahe to Maia.

Destination:

Day 27-30

Mahe Island, Seychelles

Day at leisure to enjoy the bountiful activities offered by the resort.

Destination:

Day 31

Departure to Home

Today you will transfer by road from Maia to Mahe airport, in time for your international flight

Destination:
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Included

  • Specified drinks and meals
  • Laundry at selected accommodations
  • Game viewing activities at selected accommodations