Explorer 12 Safari

12 Days / 11 Nights
In South Africa and Botswana

Fully Inclusive, Excluding Flights

FOR SOLOS, COUPLES AND BIRD LOVERS LOOKING FOR EXPLORATION AND ADVENTURE

2020: From £4200 – pp sharing

Single Supplement: 10%

2021: £4600 – pp sharing*

Single Supplement: 10%

Deposit Payment to secure booking only 30%

*Less 5% if Deposit Paid in 2020

LIMPOPO EXPLORER SAFARI DESCRIPTION

Awaken to an orchestra of bird song, watch waterbuck, zebra and giraffe stroll elegantly along the banks of the Limpopo.

Following the same initial path as the ‘Limpopo Classic’ and the ‘Limpopo In-Style’ safaris, on this Safari we venture  further north and cross the Limpopo into the Tuli Block area of southern Botswana – an area of riverine woodland along the northern bank of the Limpopo River that plays host to an impressive array of animals – not least leopard, zebra, eland and giraffe, and a spectacular array of birdlife.  This region is also known as ‘The Land of Giants’ so called due to the presence of massive ancient baobab trees and herds of elephants.   The earth here is red and rocky and is as interesting topographically as it is, for the unique animals and vegetation it supports.

Learn from locals how the past has shaped present cultures and communities as we weave our way through four topographically unique regions on this safari.

Your accommodation on this safari combines classically elegant ‘Out of Africa’ under canvas and a cultural eco lodge, ending with two nights in a luxury exclusive lodge. All handpicked by Alexandra to ensure you are immersed in nature, style and comfort throughout your holiday.

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Scheduled Departure Dates

2020 Dates

  • Mon 17th to Fri 28th Aug
  • Mon 12th to Fri 23rd Oct

2021 Dates

  • Sun 7th to Fri 19th Mar
  • Sun 18th to Fri 30th Jul
  • Sun 21st Nov to Fri 3rd Dec
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EXPLORER 12 – SAFARI SUMMARY

  • 4 select wildlife sanctuaries with magnificent landscapes and abundant wildlife.
  • 3 nights of classically-styled ‘Out of Africa’ bush luxury under canvas with private sundeck, pool and bush spa.
  • 3 nights in a tranquil, cultural eco-village with rustically chick thatched huts, plunge pool and spectacular views.
  • 3 nights in an exclusive, rustic, elegant bush camp, under canvas with a private sun-deck with views over the mightly Limpopo river.
  • 2 nights in a beautifully appointed, exclusive, luxury game lodge with pool and spectacular views and well-appointed, spacious and thatched chalets.

EXPLORER 12 – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Daily game drives or walks.An island walk.
  • A culture and community day tour.
  • Lunch at a historically significant Anglo-Boer war site.
  • A cheese luncheon at an internationally recognised and award winning local cheese farm.
  • Stargazing and sundowners in a game hide – watch the sun go down, the stars come up and the animals coming out to drink.
  • A bush picnic – at least one!
  • Market shopping for arts and crafts.

Explorer 12 – SAFARI INCLUDES

  • All summary items and highlights above, ground transfers, services of expert local guides, local taxes and VAT, entry and conservation fees, all game drives/walks, assistance with flights, travel checklists, full board meals and plenty of snacks and soft drinks throughout the day.

EXPLORER 12 – SAFARI EXCLUDES

  • Flights, alcoholic beverages, gratuities, personal travel insurance, items of personal nature.

Explorer 12 – OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Specialist Game Walks, Night Drives, Horse Riding, Beauty/Massage Spa, Golf, Star Gazing, Hot Air Ballooning, Leopard Tracking, Sleep Out Under the Stars. Some of these optional activities are chargeable. To enquire about booking/prices – please click here to contact us!

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Flights

These Hosted Safaris all start and end at Johannesburg International (O.R. Tambo) Airport. Our Safari Travel Partners are able to assist with flights to/from the start/end locations. Alternatively, guests are most welcome to source and book own flights.

Extend Your Safari

Interested in extending your trip whilst in Southern Africa – to Cape Town, Victoria Falls, elsewhere?  We have plenty of exciting suggestions to make the most of your time in Southern Africa.  Please contact us for ideas.

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