Travel through the beauty Southern Africa, from the wildlife of South Africa to the diversity of the country of contrasts - Namibia.
Days 1 - 3: Little Kulala, Sossusvlei, Namibia
Your African safari starts with your arrival at Windhoek International Airport. A representative from the lodge will meet and assist you at the airport. A scheduled air transfer will take you to Little Kulala. You get to spend the next 3 nights at Little Kulala on a full board and activities basis.
Little Kulala is an acclaimed desert retreat situated on a large private reserve bordering the Namib Naukluft Park in the heart of the Namib. There are wonderful views from the camp.
There are only 11 climate controlled, thatched and canvas chalets, allowing you a private experience on your African safari. The chalets feature en-suite bathrooms with showers. Bedrolls are provided for those who want to sleep under the stars on the rooftop.
The main lodge, with decor inspired from North Africa, has a lounge, pub, dining area and plunge pool, and offers a wrap-around veranda that overlooks the waterhole. This provides a perfect location to view and photograph the spectacular desert sunset. A rooftop open air area for dinner under the stars is also part of the experience on your African safari.
You can enjoy early morning guided game drives to the spectacular dunes. Game drives and walks are also offered on the private reserve, allowing you to see the desert game and smaller desert fauna and flora. There is also an optional hot air balloon flight.
Days 4 & 5: Ongava Lodge, Ongava Game Reserve, Etosha National Park, Namibia
On day 4, an air transfer will take you from Sossusvlei to Ongava via Swakopmund on a scenic route. You will spend 2 wonderful nights at Ongava Lodge on a full board and activities basis.
Ongava Lodge is situated along the southern boundary of Etosha National Park in the privately owned Ongava Game Reserve. You will be hosted in one of 12 air-conditioned brick, rock and thatch chalets, each with en-suite facilities. Meals are either served in the main dining area under thatch with a view over the camp's water hole, or on the dining deck under the stars.
Safari activities include wildlife drives where Lion, Elephant, Cheetah, Gemsbok, Springbok and Hartebeest can be seen at many of the waterholes in the park. In addition, hides and walks with armed guides are enjoyed on the private reserve.
Days 6 & 7: Gocheganas, Windhoek, Namibia
An air transfer will take you from Ongava Lodge to Eros Airport (Domestic) in Windhoek and a road transfer will take you to Gocheganas. Gocheganas will accommodate you for 2 nights in a luxury suite.
Each chalet has a private terrace or timber deck, air-conditioning, TV and DVD, Video and CD system, a mini bar, telephone and Wi-Fi internet connection. The en-suite bathroom features bath and shower, and a separate toilet.
Game drives are served early morning and late afternoon with a stop for snacks and drinks. There are many forms of wildlife making the activities pretty exciting. There are species of buck, Zebra, Rhino, Cheetah, Leopard, Caracal, Wildebeest, and much more.
Days 8 & 9: Londolozi Varty Camp, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
Today you fly from Windhoek to O.R. Tambo (Johannesburg) International Airport. A lodge air transfer will take you to Londolozi Varty Camp, where you will enjoy accommodation for 2 nights on the South Africa section of your African safari.
The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is a Big Five game reserve with some of the most amazing and entertaining sightings of game. Meaning “protector of all living things” in Zulu, Londolozi is famous for its ecotourism practices, and is one of the most sought-after safari destinations in Africa.
With a timeless safari ambience of a majestic era, each room and suite features private plunge pools and decks with expansive river views. The sitting and dining area offers breathtaking views, while the game drives and walks leave you with unforgettable memories.
Days 10 - 13: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, South Africa
A short air transfer will take you to Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge. Here luxury safari ambience and natural elements go hand in hand for a creation not seen anywhere else. You get to spend 4 nights at this lodge, enjoying mouth watering meals, thrilling activities and a relaxing spa.
With only 12 suites you can enjoy this safari in peace, without the distractions of city life. You will have your own butler, plunge pool and open air shower. There is a boma, its walls sculpted from roots and built up piece by piece, capturing the drama of an African night and embracing the power of the wilderness.
Spending some time in the Earth Nature Spa and exercise centre is perfect after a morning in the African sun, driving through the bush to track game. For guest use there is a library, art gallery, Meditation garden and a stunning underground wine cellar.