Our 10 night/11 day safari includes the Ngala Private Game Reserve – on the western boundary of world-renowned Kruger National Park and Exeter Private Game Reserve – undoubtedly the most prestigious game park in South Africa, Sabi Sand Game Reserve is renowned for having the best Big Five game viewing in the country. After 5 days in the bush it is time for rest and relaxation in Seychelles at the fantastic Hotel L'Archipel.
Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Day 1 & 2:
On arrival at OR Tambo International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of our New Adventures team, who will help you onto a light aircraft flight to Ngala Private Game Reserve within the Timbavati.
Sharing unfenced borders with the renowned Kruger National Park, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is home to a plethora of wildlife, including the Big Five, as well as over 360 bird species. It is also renowned as the birthplace of the mysterious white lions, which have since left the area but can still sometimes be seen in the Kruger.
Indulge in two nights of romance under canvas at Ngala Tented Camp. Spend your nights in a deluxe tent with a massive bath and al fresco shower under open skies. Adventures include twice-daily game drives and nature walks. African nights are ideal for stargazing, while moonlit dinners in the dry riverbed and bush sundowners set an atmosphere of safari romance.
Specialist Safaris available at an additional cost include birding, wildlife photography, tracking and walking adventures.
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Day 4 & 5:
A short flight on another light aircraft will take you to the nearby Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve guarantees a never to be forgotten experience of the African bush. With no fences between the reserve and the neighbouring Kruger National Park, animals wander freely across vast stretches of land. With one of the richest game populations in the country and a selection of breathtaking lodges to choose from, a visit to the Sabi Sand can be highly addictive!
Linger two nights in a spacious stone cottage on the banks of the Mabrak River at Dulini Lodge. Between game drives, the shady deck invites you to lounge beside a sparkling private plunge pool. Explore the surrounding bush on twice-daily game drives, including a spot-lit night drive in the glow of the moon, or venture into the wild on guided nature walks.
For an additional cost, hire a dedicated vehicle and ranger for a once in a lifetime private safari.
Enjoy a decadent breakfast before a light aircraft flight takes you back to OR Tambo International Aorport, where your adventure with us will end.
Note: Your itinerary may require an overnight in Johannesburg depending on flight schedules.
Upon arrival at Mahe international Airport, our Concierge will meet you and provide assistance as needed. You will be given tickets for the flights to and from Praslin and escorted to the domestic terminal. Our representative will also provide you with information on hiking, activities and tours while in Seychelles.
Upon arrival in Praslin, you will be met and taken to Hotel L’Archipel where you will spend 5 nights in a Deluxe Room with breakfast and dinner included.
Hotel L'Archipel, set in a large private estate, is sophisticated luxury in the French grand style. The rooms are surrounded by coconut trees and flowers facing the ocean. Two restaurants and a cocktail lounge await you on the beach and in the main building, and room service will make breakfast on your verandah, or, frankly, any other wish possible. L'Archipel has been a long time favorite for those seeking exceptional luxury, value and service.
You be taken to the airstrip on Praslin to check in for your flight departure from Praslin and from Mahe International Airport.
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