Your first stop in Africa is Cape Town – the Mother City! You will receive a VIP Meet & Greet at Cape Town International Airport and take a Private transfer to Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel. Cape Cadogan enjoys convenient proximity to the city, the Table Mountain Cableway, as well as the beaches. Narrow streets lined with original Cape buildings house museums, art galleries, lively sidewalk cafes and acclaimed restaurants. We can arrange tours for you including a guided tour of the Cape Peninsula. Other highlights of the city include the Kirstenbosch Gardens, a visit to Boulders Beach to see the penguin colony and one day spent in Cape Winelands.
Your safari begins with a private road transfer to the airport to catch your flight into the Kruger National Park. Your destination is the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve in the game rich Sabi Sands area. You will spend 3 nights at River Lodge, a distinctive and personal luxury lodge designed to replicate the feeling of being at home.
Sabi Sand is part of the Greater Kruger eco-system, which makes for a very authentic wildlife experience. Perfect for first timers on safari, game drives are very rewarding and you would hope to tick off the Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) during your stay plus lots of other exciting sightings!
Depart Kruger on a flight to Livingstone, Zambia to continue your African adventure at The Victoria Falls. You will be met and transferred to Tongabezi Lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River. This lodge merges quirky luxury tranquil ambiance and a communion with nature. Delight in island lunches, social, hosted meals or romantic candlelit dinners all served with the attentive care in which Tongabezi prides itself.
The Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, forms part of Livingstone's Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, situated on the upper reaches of the Zambezi River. Lodge activities include: sunrise and sunset boat trips on the Zambezi, guided canoeing excursion depending on water levels and hippo activity, lunch on a local island with guided walk, fishing, visit to the Victoria Falls on the Zambian Side, game drive to the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, walk in the gorge below the Falls, cultural visit to the Livingstone Museum, a local village excursion or just spend lazy days in the pool. This is a perfect place to relax before you depart for home.
Take a short private road transfer to Livingstone Airport for a flight to Johannesburg to connect with your flight home.
This itinerary includes the following Camps:
The Cape Cadogan is a stately double-storey Georgian and Victorian building that dates back to the beginning of the 19th ...Read More
It was originally a single story Georgian farmhouse which was ‘Victorianised’ in the later part of the century. The hotel’s public areas have a comfortable lounge with an open fireplace, a garden and pool area, and a library where guests can relax and unwind after a day’s sightseeing.
The granite garden wall still contains the original iron work which derives from the old quarry at the top of Kloof Street. The building was awarded national monument status in late 1984.
There are a wide variety of boutiques, restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood. Cape Cadogan is 10-15 mins from Table Mountain, Clifton Beach and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. A sense of history where old meets new and blends in a personal and homely manner.
Lion Sands Game Reserve is the only private reserve to have a foot in both the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. ...Read More
The accommodation at Lion Sands River Lodge boasts 20 stylish bedrooms, each decorated in tranquil cream and beige hues. The luxurious en-suite rooms have indoor and outdoor showers and private wooden decks. Each room is air-conditioned with an overhead fan. A raised wooden walkway links the rooms to all the other areas.
A night spent at the Chalky Treehouse is a unique experience. It is a romantic interlude where you can enjoy tapas with red wine and a sleepover in the wild underneath a star studded sky.
Tongabezi Lodge is a stylish and luxurious lodge on a sweeping bank of the mighty Zambezi River just 11 miles upstream of the ...Read More
Privately owned and run, Tongabezi combines an exclusive ambiance with the legendary warmth and hospitality of the people of Zambia.
The friendly team welcomes guests to a selection of houses and cottages, each beautifully styled with furniture and embellishments from all over Africa.
Tongabezi is perfect if you have a special occasion to celebrate when the entire team will be at your service to ensure the ultimate wedding, honeymoon, or anniversary. However the real beauty of the Tongabezi experience lies in its ability to set the scene and inspire a little magical romance in everyone … no occasion necessary!
Tongabezi offers a range of inclusive activities including visiting Victoria Falls, canoeing, picnics on Zambezi riverbanks and Sanpan dining and a thrilling number of exclusive activities such as boat trips to Livingstone Island, where David Livingstone caught his first glimpse of the mighty Falls.
Guests can also stay on the lodge’s private island, Sindabezi, an exclusive camp on the Zambezi River.
This premier itinerary includes the following Camps:
The Big 5 Safari company is a supporter of the The Zambezi Society and support its vital conservation work and anti-poaching patrols.Discover