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Sun, Sand, Safari

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It is time to enjoy the SUN, SAND & SAFARI in two of the best destinations in Southern Africa. Travel to South Africa & Mozambique for lions in the morning and dolphins in the afternoon for a truly unique African Experience

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1 Johannesburg: Melrose Arch Hotel
Arrive into Johannesburg, where you will be met by an AfricaTours representative and escorted to your hotel. The Melrose Arch Hotel is Africa’s first truly Hip Hotel. Situated within the new urban Melrose Arch development, this unique hotel offers personalized facilities and services of exquisite standard combined with a sense of fun and entertainment. The hotel is surrounded by shops and restaurants and is minutes away from various attractions. The hotel has 117 Luxury Bedrooms and an Exclusive Penthouse. All rooms feature, silent, individually controlled Air-conditioning, bath & separate shower. A Flat Screen TV with Satellite Channels, complimentary & charged movies, DVD & surround sound. All rooms are equipped with a Mini-bar, tea/Coffee making facilities, executive work desk, International adapters, and free internet access for duration of stay, safety deposit box and a hairdryer. The hotel has the “March” Restaurant, “March” Coffee Shop, 3 Bars (Restaurant, Library and Pool) a Library a Sound Room and a swimming Pool.

Day 2 Private Game Reserve: Tinga Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast you will be met at the hotel and driven to the airport.
11:30 am: Depart Johannesburg on Nel Air (this flight can make several stops).
1:30 pm: Arrive into Skukuza airport, where you will be met by a camp representative and driven to the camp (approximately 5 minutes). Enjoy an afternoon game drive. Situated in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Tinga Private Game Lodge offers unparalleled luxury at its secluded Legends lodge. It is tucked away on magnificent privately-owned land at the confluence of the Sabi and Sand Rivers, and with 35km of prime river frontage, the only visitors you will receive while staying at either of the lodges are a vast array of wildlife and bird species. Measuring approximately 120 square meters (approximately 1,291 square feet), each air-conditioned suite has a private lounge, large en-suite bathroom with bath, double vanity & a large indoor shower, private outdoor shower, extra length king size beds, overhead fans, under floor heating, writing desk, satellite television, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, international electrical adapters, direct dial telephones, large safe and a hairdryer. . Surrender yourself to the opulence of your suite or step outside and appreciate Africa’s natural beauty from the privacy of your own game viewing deck. Each suite has been strategically positioned to ensure the best possible, unspoilt view of the Sabi River and the African bush.

Day 3 Private Game Reserve: Tinga Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive. A typical day consists of an early wake up call at approximately 5:30 am where you will be served tea, coffee and cookies in the Lodge before your start off on your early morning game drive. You will return to the lodge at approximately 10:00 am where you will enjoy a full breakfast. The rest of the morning is yours to enjoy catching up on your sleep, swimming in the pool, browsing in the curio shop or participating in a game walk. Lunch is served at around 1:00 pm. At 3:30 pm the bongo drums summons you to afternoon tea and coffee before setting out on your afternoon/evening game drive. You will return to the lodge at around 7:30 pm in time to get ready for dinner either in the lodge or the boma (a boma is a reed enclosed outdoor eating area. You will eat under a starry African night with the calls of the wild in the distance – a truly memorable event).

Day 4 Private Game Reserve: Tinga Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive.

Day 5 Private Game Reserve: Tinga Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive.

Day 6 Mozambique: Azura Benguerra Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast and a morning game drive you will be driven to Skukuza for your flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA).
11:45 am: Depart KMIA  airport on a schduled flight.  
1:15 pm: Arrive into Vilanculos, where you will be met by a lodge representative and assisted onto transfer by state of the art Eurocopter from Vilanculos Airport to Azura at Gariell's.  Flying time approximately 25 minutes.  Azura Retreats Benguerra is located on the pristine Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. It provides a magnificent and relaxing escape on this tropical island off Vilanculos on Mozambique’s coral coast. Add a level of service second to none and you will discover a Mozambique Holiday destination in a class of its own. With just 17 beachfront chalets nestled along one of the last undiscovered beaches in the world, this exclusive lodge offers top class holidays unequalled in Mozambique. A private butler is on hand to ensure that you have everything you need for a  lovely stay.  The ultra-luxurious and spacious air-conditioned villas at Azura Retreats Benguerra Island all have cool textured Egyptian cotton spreads over king sized beds with mosquito nets, and massive en-suite bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries. The rooms are exquisitely finished and open to twin outdoor showers that overlook the vistas of Benguerra Island. Indigenous vegetation makes these island villas very private, surrounding your private infinity plunge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a spa. Dining is all part of the island experience. Meals are prepared by an award winning chef, and served in the beach dining room, on the beach, or a special location on request.  Fresh Mozambique seafood of every description will make your culinary experience truly memorable. Private picnics either on the beach or at remote locations are also available. The menu comprises of a choice of dishes prepared daily and the chef will happily accommodate special requests and dietary requirements. Activities are certainly not limited to lying in your hammock with a cocktail and taking the occasional dip in your pool. With the sea being only meters from your room, it means that so too are exquisite diving and snorkeling opportunities, as well as fishing or taking a trip on  a traditional dhow.  Why not experience unique Mozambique dhow cruise or stretch your imagination in an Astronomy lesson. No visit to Azura Benguerra would be complete without a visit to our African Spa – pamper yourself with traditional and signature treatments, which will make your Mozambique Island stay a truly special and memorable one.

Day 7 Mozambique: Azura Benguerra Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Enjoy a dhow cruise.

Day 8 Mozambique: Azura Benguerra Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Enjoy an Island dive excursion.

Day 9 Mozambique: Azura Benguerra Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Enjoy a dhow cruise.

Day 10 Mozambique: Azura Benguerra Lodge (BLD)
Enjoy a full day at leisure.

Day 11 Departure (B)
After breakfast and some leisure time a 25 minute Aorocopter flight from Azura at Gariell's to Vilanculos Airport.  1:45 pm: Depart Vilanculos on your scheduled flight to Johannesburg.
4:00 pm: Arrive into Johannesburg.

* Please note that the flight from KMIA to Mozambique only operates on a Tuesdays & Fridays.  If the day you fly to Mozambique is not a Tuesday or Friday you will require an overnight in Johannesburg.   

Rates for the Sun, Sand, Safari

Land, per person double occupancy

01 Apr '16 - 17 Dec '16 $8,215
18 Dec '16 - 31 Dec '16 $8,685
01 Jan '17 - 31 Mar '17 $9,310
01 Apr '17 - 30 Nov '17 $9,320
01 Dec '17 - 17 Dec '17 $8,725
18 Dec '17 - 31 Dec '17 $8,755
Single Supplement $2,475 - $3,035

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation for 10 nights.
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Transfers
  • All mentioned tours
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages at Tinga (except premium alcohol & champagne)
  • Game drives and park entry fees

Price Excludes:

  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages in Johannesburg & Mozambique
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry
  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption Insurance
  • Mozambique Visa
  • Mozambique arrival tax US$5 per person to be paid locally in US$.
  • Mozambique departure tax of US $10 per person, to be paid locally in US$
  • Motorized Watersports
  • FLIGHTS: Johannesburg - Skukuza - Nelspruit - Vilanculos - Johannesburg

 

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