Day 1, 2 and 3 - Nkambeni Tented Camp
Nkambeni Tented Lodge is located inside the Kruger National Park. The entrance to the lodge is through the Kruger National Park’s Numbi Gate, close to White River and Hazyview. At Nkambeni Tented Lodge they are committed to the preservation of wilderness areas. The accommodation at Nkambeni Tented Lodge consists of 150 beautifully appointed luxury timber and canvas tented suites. The permanent luxury tents offer you an en-suite bedroom with air-conditioning and a private deck. Their suites are designed and constructed to guarantee minimum impact on the environment. For that reason the suites have been built on wooden stilts. The restaurant offers true South African hospitality and food.
Nkambeni was awarded a new traversing area of 12000 hectares in the south-western Kruger National Park.
While staying at Nkambeni a late afternoon guided drive including a sundowner stop (with drinks and snacks) can be enjoyed amongst other activities. This activity takes place on the traversing area as well as on KNP roads. We will stop for the sundowner drink at an allocated stop point. The sundowner activity includes light drinks such as local beers, ciders, and wine by the glass, sodas and water as well as some snacks.
Day 4 - Foresters Arms Country Hotel
The Foresters Arms is a short, scenic tarred drive from the capital, Mbabane, and is ideally situated for exploring all the attractions of this majestic Kingdom. The Foresters Arms dates from colonial times and is a place of great character and charm. It is gloriously situated on its own estate in the mountains, a short scenic tarred drive from the capital, Mbabane, in the heart of this majestic Kingdom - ideal for exploring all attractions.
Spacious grounds and colourful gardens create a tranquil atmosphere and the invigorating climate is ideal for walking, horse riding and biking. The Foresters Arms combines charm and excellent service so you can step out of the fast lane - relax and rejuvenate.
Day 5 and 6 - Tembe Elephant Park
Within the unique sand forest and grassland ecosystem of the Tembe National Elephant Park roam over 220 of the largest elephant in the world, the last remaining indigenous herd in KwaZulu-Natal.
This 300km pristine wilderness, a proclaimed reserve on the old Ivory Route between Mozambique and the Zulu territory, also boasts the other members of the Big Five – lion, leopard, black and white rhino and buffalo – as well as over 340 bird species and abundant other mammal species right down to the tiny Suni, one of the smallest antelope in the world. Tembe combines the best of both worlds – an authentic Big Five experience in a national game park and the personal touch and world class service of a private luxury lodge, 50% co-owned and managed by the Tembe tribe, headed by Nkosi (Chief) Tembe.
Day 7, 8 and 9 - Ponta Mamoli - White Pearl
Set amongst the dunes overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean, Ponta Mamoli is an idyllic beach paradise about 100km south of Maputo and 25km from the Kosi Bay/South Africa border post. White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli is the last stop before the Maputo Special Reserve on the Lagoon Coast. Whether diving on exclusive reefs, deep-sea fishing, horse-riding, snorkelling, or just meandering along the beach, Ponta Mamoli – previously voted as one of the top 10 beaches in Africa, is definitely the place to visit.
A number of rare and varied ecosystems can be found in the area, namely; magnificent unspoilt expanses of beach, endemic rich woody grasslands, dry savannas, swamp forests, fresh water coastal lakes and floodplains characterised by expanses of reed beds, bulrushes and papyrus. White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli is situated on the south east coast of Mozambique, one of Africa’s best kept secrets. With its sublime ocean frontage of more than 2km, pristine beach and surrounded by untouched tracts of bush, discover a place so beautiful, a welcome so warm and an experience so pure, it promises to be unlike any other in all of Mozambique.
Day 10 - Fixed Wing Flight to Maputo
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.