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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 hire
car. Drive to Marataba Safari Lodge* for a 2-night
stay. Safari activities include wildlife drives, boat
safaris, 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 Leshiba
Wilderness 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 Botswana
at Pont Drift. A representative from Mashatu will
meet you on the South African side (where you
will park your car) and transfer you to Mashatu
Lodge. Stay 3 nights. Explore the reserve in a 4×4
open vehicle, on a walking safari, on mountain
bikes 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 the
border back into South Africa and drive to the wild
northern part of Kruger National Park. Stay 2 nights
at Pafuri Camp. Activities include wildlife drives,
walking safaris, mountain hikes, visits to stone age
sites and to contemporary Makuleke villages.

Day 10: Tzaneen

Morning safari activity at Pafuri Camp, drive
south to Tzaneen and overnight at King’s Walden
Garden 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 Dullstrom
and overnight at Walkersons Hotel & Spa. (B)

Days 14-15: Johannesburg • Fly to London

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