Day 1: Kruger National Park
Departing Johannesburg at 06:30am we head into the world famous Kruger National Park. We visit the northern part of the park and stay in the Letaba area of the reserve. We enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in our safari vehicle and hope to spot lion, elephant, rhino and other animals in this icon of wildlife conservation.
Accommodation at: Kruger National Park Chalets – Letaba twin chalets
Includes: Meals (1 lunch/ 1 dinner), entrance to Kruger National Park and morning & afternoon game drives
Day 2: Kruger National Park
This morning we wake early and game drive north through the park to the Pafuri region. The northern Kruger is dominated by mopane veld and is the domain of large elephant bulls, wilddog and lions. As we reach the Limpopo Valley the vegetation changes to forest and birdlife is prolific. We exit the park, late in the afternoon, and overnight at a lodge just outside the Kruger.
Accommodation at: Awelani Lodge
Includes: Meals (1 breakfast/ 1 lunch/ 1 dinner), entrance to Kruger National Park and full day game drive
Day 3: Zimbabwe
Entering Zimbabwe at the Beit Bridge border post, we travel north to our overnight stop. The following morning we visit the Great Zimbabwe Monuments. These well preserved ruins are some of the oldest and largest stone structures in Southern Africa and were built during the 11th to 14th centuries. We explore these ancient stone structures on an informative walk with a local guide.
Accommodation at: Great Zimbabwe Hotel
Includes: Meals (1 breakfast/ 1 lunch/ 1 dinner), entrance and guided tour of the Zimbabwe Ruins
Day 4 – 5: Matobo National Park
Travelling via the city of Bulawayo we move on to the Matobo National Park and our chalets on the outskirts of the park. This afternoon we enjoy sundowners from the granite ridge overlooking the park. The following morning we visit World’s View and the historical site of Cecil John Rhodes’ grave. Unusual rock formations are home to an array of ancient bushman paintings which we visit while on our game drive and walk. This area is also home to Zimbabwe’s rhino which we hope to see on our excursion in the national park.
Accommodation at: Hermits Peak – chalets
Includes: Meals (2 breakfast/ 2 lunch/ 2 dinner), entrance to Matobo National Park and game walks
Day 6 – 7: Hwange National Park
Named after a local Nhanzwa chief, Hwange National Park is the largest Park in Zimbabwe occupying roughly 14 650 square kilometers. Hwange is famed for its large elephant population. Our chalets are in the game management area that borders the park, and we explore the park with our local guide, on a full day game drive in an open 4WD game viewing vehicle.
Accommodation at: Miombo Safari Lodge – twin chalets
Includes: Meals (2 breakfast /2 lunch /2 dinner), entrance fees, full day game drive in open 4WD game viewing vehicle
Day 8 – 9 : Victoria Falls
We enjoy a spectacular guided walk through tropical vegetation to the very edge of the “Mosi oa Tunya” or “the smoke that thunders” – Victoria Falls. There are opportunities to white water raft on the mighty Zambezi River, bungi jump or take a “flight of angels” (own expense).
Accommodation at: Rainbow Hotel
Includes: Meals (2 breakfast), entrance fees to see the Victoria Falls
Day 10: Chobe National Park
Entering Botswana, we head to the town of Kasane and our accommodation on the banks of the Chobe River The river flows lazily along the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park attracting some of the largest herds of elephant in Africa. A highlight of any trip to the Chobe is the afternoon game viewing cruise where we hope to see large herds of elephants and other wildlife as they quench their thirst at the end of the day.
Accommodation at: Thebe River Safari
Includes: Meals (1 breakfast/ 1 lunch/ 1 dinner), Chobe N.P entrance fees & sunset cruise on Chobe River
Day 11: Nata
This morning there is time for an optional (own expense) game drive in the Chobe National Park. Heading south through the Kasane Forest Reserve we make our way to the Nata area for our overnight stop.
Accommodation at: Nata Lodge – twin share luxury tents
Includes: Meals (1 breakfast /1 lunch), entrance to Cape Cross seal colony
Day 12 – 14: Okavango Delta
We transfer into the delta by open 4WD game viewing vehicle. Our local guides will take us deep into the heart of the Okavango Delta on Mokoro (dugout canoes) to our pre-erected tented camp. The delta forms as rain water from the Angolan highlands flows out over the flat Kalahari Desert sands, forming a delicate, green oasis for birds and wildlife. Our camp is on a remote island in this amazingly dynamic environment and we enjoy bush walks, bird watching and swimming in the clear waters. Camping with our local guides we learn more about their lifestyle and culture. Returning to Maun in the afternoon of day 14 there is time for an optional scenic flight over the Okavango (own expense).
Accommodation at: Wilderness Tented Camping (2 nights) and Crocodile Camp (Maun)
Includes: Meals (3 breakfast/ 3 lunch/ 2 dinner), entrance to Okavango Delta, Mokoro excursion, morning and afternoon game walks with local guides
Day 15: Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Heading south from Maun, we cross the wide open spaces of the Kalahari Desert on our way to Khama Rhino Sanctuary. This is a community based wildlife project established in 1992 to assist in protecting rhino and restore an area formerly teeming with wildlife to its natural state. The reserve provides economic benefits to the local Batswana community through sustainable use of natural resources. We hope to spot rhino on an afternoon game drive.
Accommodation at: Khana Rhino Sanctuary
Includes: Meals (1 breakfast/ 1 lunch/ 1 dinner) entrace fees and afternoon game drive.
Day 16: Johannesburg (Departure)
Crossing back into South Africa, we make our way to Johannesburg where the tour ends at +/- 17:00.
Includes: Meals (breakfast)
- Overnight: 11 nights on safari we stay at small lodges, with en suite facilities. Of which; 1 night in Khama and 1 night at Letaba in Kruger NP is in self-catering chalets where two bedrooms share a bathroom. And 2 nights tented camp in the Okavango. Each mini meru tent has twin camp beds with linen and en suite chemical toilet. Shared bucket shower tent with hot water off the fire.
- Meals: 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 11 dinners are included. Of which 5 breakfasts & 4 dinners are provided by the lodges. The remaining included meals are prepared by Sunway crew at the vehicle and ejoyed around the campfire.
- Transport: for the majority of this safari you travel in a custom-built Sunway Safari trucks with 12 forward facing seats; or (on 10% of tours) Mercedes Sprinter minibuses with 12 forward facing seats and air conditioning.
For the game drives in Chobe, Hwange, Matobos and the transfer into the Okavango we use local open sided 4WD vehicles with local guides.
- Limited participation: An essential part of your safari is some participation. From carrying your own bag to cleaning your window and packing the truck in the morning – it’s all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Where the tour leaders provide meals we ask that clients help (on rotation) with the washing
Questo perché alcune destinazioni offrono tariffe molto variabili e offerte speciali in alcuni periodi dell’anno. Preferiamo pertanto offrire la tariffa più competitiva disponibile in fase di richiesta informazioni.
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Riepilogo: il tuo viaggio in Africa
- Tipo di pernottamento: Hotel, Lodge, Tented Camp
- Spostamenti: Minivan, Vehicle 4x4
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