Dive or snorkel the turquoise waters and marine-life rich reefs of Mozambique, visit the gargantuan Victoria Falls & indulge yourself on a luxurious safari trip in the Botswanan wilderness
Day 1-4: Indigo Bay Lodge, Bazaruto Island, Mozambique
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, you will change terminals and catch your onward flight to Vilanculos, where you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to the Indigo Bay Lodge Airstrip for your short flight to the lodge, where you will stay for 3 nights.
Over the next few dayss you can enjoy a wide range of activities, such as fishing, water-skiing, horse-riding, diving, sailing and guided island drives.The shallow, crystal clear waters and corals provide for excellent diving, allowing you to see starfish, anemones, different species of turtles, rays, sharks and countless species of exotic fish.
Info: Indigo Bay Lodge & Bazaruto Archipelago
Indigo Bay offers high-end, luxury beach chalets that are tastefully and elegantly designed using Mozambican and contemporary styles. It also has an ideal location right by the white shores of the Indian Ocean.
The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of small islands situated approximately 40 kilometres off the coast of Mozambique. Bazaruto is the largest (approximately 37kms long and up to 7kms wide) and the northern most of the five islands. The diverse ecosystems contained in the archipelago cater for a wide range of interests. The pristine, white beaches and protected reefs surrounding the islands support a vast array of wildlife, such as the endangered dugong, different species of turtles and dolphins and seasonal humpback whales.
Day 4: Airport Grand Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Johannesburg (via Vinaculos). On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Airport Grand Hotel, where you will stay for 1 night.
After the journey, you will be sure to appreciate the comfy beds, large pool and cable TV in the hotel, making it the ideal stop-over before continuing on to Zambia. The evening can be spent at leisure; you can either eat in the hotel restaurant, offering excellent African and international food, or you are welcome to go into town for dinner, where there is a huge variety of choice.
Day 5-8: Royal Livingstone Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zambia
In the morning, you will be transferred to Oliver Tambo International in time to catch your flight to Livingstone Zambia. On arrival at Livingstone, you will be met and transferred to the fabulous Royal Livingstone Hotel, considered one of the top hotels in Africa.
Whilst here a wide range of activities are available to enjoy: arguably the best white-water rafting in the world, a 110m bungee jump suspended in front of the vast falls, unforgettable elephant-back safaris and a tranquil sunset cruise in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park for our less adrenaline-fueled clients.
Info: The Royal Livingstone Hotel & Victoria Falls
The Royal Livingstone Hotel, stretching along the banks of the Zambezi River, consists of a series of 17 colonial-style buildings with deep verandas, set amidst indigenous trees and plants. The main hotel is a sequence of thatch-roofed buildings and incorporates the lounge, restaurant and bar. The swimming pool overlooks the river, with a sweeping timber deck extended over the swirling waters of the Zambezi to provide a beautiful seating area.
Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World due to its enormity, is 2km in width and 108m in height. Lying on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, it can be viewed from both sides, with wooden walkways allowing you to peer over the edge and explore the different facets of the Falls.
Day 8 & 9: Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park, Botswana
You will be collected during the course of the morning and transferred by road and boat to the world renowned Chobe Game Lodge on the Chobe River front in Botswana, where you will stay for 2 nights. After check-out on the final morning you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
The next two days will be spent enjoying the most complete game experience in the Chobe area. Twice daily game-drives will allow you to to explore the park and its wildlife, whilst boat trips on the Chobe river provide a more relaxed way to watch animals gather to drink on the river banks. Guided walks within the park are also available with experienced guides.
Info: Chobe Game Lodge
The only permanent game lodge situated within the Chobe National Park, Chobe Game Lodge is Botswana’s premier venue for guests looking for a perfect base to explore the abundant wildlife of the park. Facilities include a large swimming pool with a terrace, a riverside boma (barbeque) area where traditional dancers perform, a business centre, a stylish bar with an outside terrace overlooking the Chobe River and a cigar bar with a full-size billiards table. Meals are provided in the terrace restaurant overlooking the Chobe River.
All 46 rooms at the lodge are river-facing and are air conditioned with overhead fans, complimentary mini bar and en-suite bathrooms, each with tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have their very own private terrace, air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom and are luxuriously fitted.