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    $4536 p/p in USD
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Love Africa Travel

  • Botswana
  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

South Africa, Mozambique,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Independent

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Luxury

Tour Overview

A cultural bush adventure meets contemporary beach luxury with this diverse seven night package combining Thanda Safari Lodge in South Africa, where you can encounter wildlife close up on guided walks and drives, together with White Pearl Resorts in Southern Mozambique for superb diving and marine wildlife adventures.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Beach Safari, Big Five Safari, Cultural Safari, Dive Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Diving
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Durban, end in Durban

Highlights at Thanda Safari Lodge

  • Exclusive close-up encounters with Africa’s magnificent Big Five
  • Explore 14 000 hectares of pristine bush with guided walks and game viewing
  • Experience the local Zulu culture
  • Access to the glorious Thanda Spa

Highlights at White Pearl Resorts

  • Diving on one of the worlds top Pinnacle Reefs
  • Sheltered marine reserve home to a myriad of sea creatures from resident dolphins and migrating humpback whales to endangered turtles
  • Ocean safaris and beach horse riding

RATES – PER PERSON USD

Standard Season 2019: 08 Jan – 01 May, 01 Sept – 19 Dec

From USD 5,160 per person sharing
Low Season 2019: 02 May – 31 Aug

From USD 4,536 per person sharing

Peak Season 2019/20: 20 Dec 2019 – 02 Jan 2020

From USD 6,720 per person sharing

What's Included

Thanda Safari Lodge Includes:

  • All meals & selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), in-room minibar, Wi-Fi, laundry service, two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker and bush walks with specialist walking guides.

White Pearl Resorts Includes:

  • All meals (excluding oysters and lobster on Beach Bar menu), bottled mineral water, teas, coffees, afternoon tea, mini bar snacks, local beers, soft drinks, selection of spirits, mini bar spirits, selected cocktails, house wines, sparkling wine, private butler service, laundry service (to the value of $40 per adult, per stay), complimentary Wi-Fi, assorted beach and water sports, beach picnic, refresher 30-minute back, neck and shoulder massage, Kids Skipper Club, guided lake walk, Maputo Special Reserve, guided lake walk with Sundowners, stargazing/moongazing, local drumming performance, turtle walks (seasonal) and an ocean safaris.

What's Excluded

  • International and regional flights
  • South African and Mozambique Visas (Mozambican visas can be obtained at the Kosi Bay border. Payment can be made in Rands or US dollars. Cash only. We do however encourage guests to obtain their Mozambican visa prior to travelling)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal items

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Love Africa Travel
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Love Africa Travel‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Pick up from Durban accommodation or King Shaka International Airport. Road transfer to Thanda Safari Lodge which is located in northern Zululand, 23km north of Hluhluwe.

Overnight: Thanda Safari Lodge (Fully Inclusive)
Travel time: 3 to 4 hours
Included Activities: Afternoon game drive

Spend three nights at Thanda Safari Lodge. Step out onto your wooden deck. Take a dip in your infinity pool. Enjoy dinner served in your own private boma or admire the African sunset from the circular daybed atop your thatched outdoor sala. Each suite is a tribute to abundance, Africa-style, with a spacious lounge and majestic master bedroom and double-sided fireplace.

Includes: All meals & selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), in-room minibar, Wi-Fi, laundry service

Included Activities: Two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker and bush walks with specialist walking guides

Transfer from Thanda Safari Lodge to Kosi Bay border post where you enter Mozambique. Continue to White Pearl Resort, a drive of approximately 30 mins from the border post.

Overnight: White Pearl Resort (Fully Inclusive)

Travel time: 3 to 4 hours

Stay 4 nights in an exquisite private Pool Suite. All suites are ocean-facing with panoramic ocean views, private plunge pool, private deck and outdoor shower. The suite layout consists of a living area, personal bar, stylish bedroom with king-size bed and luxurious en-suite bathroom. All suites are equipped with airconditioning and unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi.

Overnight: White Pearl Resort (Fully Inclusive)

Includes: All meals (excluding oysters and lobster on Beach Bar menu), bottled mineral water, teas, coffees, afternoon tea, mini bar snacks, local beers, soft drinks, selection of spirits, mini bar spirits, selected cocktails, house wines, sparkling wine, private butler service, laundry service (to the value of $40 per adult, per stay), complimentary Wi-Fi

Included Activities: assorted beach and water sports, beach picnic, refresher 30-minute back, neck and shoulder massage, Kids Skipper Club, guided lake walk, Maputo Special Reserve, guided lake walk with Sundowners, stargazing/moongazing, local drumming performance, turtle walks (seasonal) and an ocean safaris

Resorts to Durban

Today you’ll be transferred to Maputo International Airport for your flight back to Durban.*

Travel time: 2.5 hours road transfer to Maputo

* Alternative transfers are subject to availability, additional costs may apply. Package options with flights from Johannesburg available on request. A helicopter transfer from White Pearl Resorts to Maputo International Airport is available at a surcharge of $545 per person.

ALTERNATIVE ROAD TRANSFERS
Richards Bay Airport Thanda Private Game Reserve: This transfer takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours
Phinda Airstrip Thanda Private Game Reserve: This transfer takes approximately 45 minutes

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