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Northern Limpopo & Botswana

Resort:Northern Limpopo & Botswana
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: South Africa
Price From: £5765.00

Overview

Self-driving allows for time to enjoy the diverse landscapes and culture of the Limpopo province. The wildlife on this tour is exceptional and includes 3 nights in Botswana’s dramatic Mashatu Game Reserve.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Johannesburg (N)

Day 2: Marakele National Park

Arrive in Johannesburg. Pick up your group M hirecar. Drive to Marataba Safari Lodge* for a 2-nightstay. Safari activities include wildlife drives, boatsafaris, bush walks, birdwatching, bush breakfasts/dinners and boma dinners. (D)

Day 3: Marakele National Park

Morning and afternoon safari activities. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Leshiba Wilderness

Morning safari activity then drive to LeshibaWilderness and overnight at Venda Village Lodge.Learn about Venda culture with local guides and follow marked trails through spectacular scenery(activities at extra cost). (B, D)

Day 5: Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana

Drive north, crossing the border into Botswanaat Pont Drift. A representative from Mashatu willmeet you on the South African side (where youwill park your car) and transfer you to MashatuLodge. Stay 3 nights. Explore the reserve in a 4×4open vehicle, on a walking safari, on mountainbikes or on horseback. (B, D)

Days 6-7: Mashatu Game Reserve

Safari activities. (B, L, D)

Days 8-9: Kruger National Park

Transfer back to your car at Pont Drift. Cross theborder back into South Africa and drive to the wildnorthern part of Kruger National Park. Stay 2 nightsat Pafuri Camp. Activities include wildlife drives,walking safaris, mountain hikes, visits to stone agesites and to contemporary Makuleke villages.

Day 10: Tzaneen

Morning safari activity at Pafuri Camp, drivesouth to Tzaneen and overnight at King™s WaldenGarden Manor. (B)

Day 11: Timbavati Game Reserve

Morning drive to Kambaku River Sands situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve. Stay 2 nights.Afternoon safari activity. (B, D)

Day 12: Timbavati Game Reserve

Safari activities. (B, L, D)

Day 13: Dullstrom

Morning safari activity then drive to Dullstromand overnight at Walkersons Hotel & Spa. (B)

Days 14-15: Johannesburg ¢ Fly to London

Return to Johannesburg and drop off your hirecar. Fly to London. (B) (N)