Departure Date: 23/02/2020
The awe-inspiring Limpopo province is a true land of legend that’s teeming with ancient ruins and pre-historic secrets, and over ten unforgettable nights, you’ll be able to uncover this untamed side of Africa on your expertly-curated self-drive tour. Begin with an overnight stay in Sandton, before driving to the luxurious Casa do Sol Hotel Hazyview in the heart of scenic Mpumalanga. Bask in the sunshine by one of the gorgeous swimming pools, stroll through the lush flower gardens or enjoy one of the many nearby activities, such as hiking, mountain biking and fishing.
Next on your spectacular South African itinerary is a two-night stay at the Shiduli Private Game Lodge, where an unrivalled African safari experience awaits. Head into the 9000 hectares of supreme African bushveld in an open vehicle in search of the Big Five, before enjoying a sundowner as the sun sets over the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The next day brings more unforgettable game viewing with qualified rangers and Shangaan trackers, as well as bush walks and plenty of time to relax by the enormous sparkling pool. After an overnight stay at the charming Tzaneen Country Lodge, the perfect place to explore the beauty and magic of Limpopo, it’s on to the Mapesu Nature Reserve. Stay for two nights here at the luxurious Mopane Bush Lodge and make the most of the fascinating schedule of activities, including a sunset drive in the private reserve, a guided tour of the Mapungubwe UNESCO Heritage Site, a visit to Kaoxa San Rock Art and a treetop walk at the world-famous Mapungubwe Hill. Continuing your tour, it’s on to the intimate Ekuthuleni Lodge in the malaria-free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve. Head out on both morning and late afternoon game drives in search of the Big Five and other wonderful creatures. Driving into the veld as the sun begins to set is sure to be a truly magical travel experience, and as you stop to enjoy a cocktail, marvel as the sky changes into a velvety backdrop for a whole host of twinkling stars. Your final night will be spent at the African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection, a haven of peace and tranquillity that’s centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria. With stays at some of the country’s most luxurious hotels and lodges, this bespoke self-drive tour seamlessly blends thrilling expert-led game drives with unadulterated poolside relaxation for a truly unforgettable taste of Africa.
• 1 night at The Maslow Hotel| 1 night at aha Casa do Sol Hotel Hazyview | 2 nights at Shiduli Private Game Reserve | 1 night at Tzaneen Country Lodge | 2 nights at Mopane Bush Lodge | 2 nights at Ekuthuleni Lodge | 1 night at African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection
• Luxury Room | Suite | Luxury Suite | Classic Room | Luxury Suite | Luxury Suite | Guest Room
• Bed and breakfast | Dinner, bed and breakfast| Full board with activities | Bed and breakfast | Full board with activities | Full board with activities | Bed and breakfast
• Return flights with Turkish Airlines from Birmingham Airport, departing 23/02/20
• Car hire included (Toyota Corolla Quest or similar)
• All activities, excursions and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
Johannesburg | Hazyview | Karongwe Game Reserve | Karongwe Game Reserve | Tzaneen | Mapesu Nature Reserve | Mapesu Nature Reserve |Welgevonden Game Reserve | Welgevonden Game Reserve | Pretoria | Depart
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10 nights from £2,525 per person
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