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South African Safari Adventure

15 days from £3,699 per person
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People often talk of the emotional power of seeing creatures like lions and elephants in their natural habitats. And there are few better places to experience it than South Africa. Travelling to four different reserves, we give you the chance to see the Big Five, plus antelopes, hippos, hyena and countless bird species. In between, we’ll cross dramatic mountain landscapes and learn of the area’s ancient civilisations. Each night we’ll stay in wonderfully welcoming lodges, sharing memories of the day’s encounters.

20 included excursions and visits

  • 4 game drives in the Waterberg region; 5 in Makalali Private Game Reserve; 4 in Kruger National Park
  • Visits to Mapungubwe UNESCO World Heritage Site; the San Rock Art at Mapungubwe
  • Bush walks in Mapesu Nature Reserve and the Waterberg region
  • Game drive and bush walk in Mapungubwe National Park
  • Experience the Panorama Route

Including...

  • 12 nights in hotels/lodges and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 35 meals: 12 breakfasts (days 3-14) 11 lunches (days 3-10 and 12-14) 12 dinners (days 2-13)
  • Soft drinks throughout your stay (and local wine/beer/spirits with dinner) at Safari Plains (days 2-4); soft drinks/local wines/spirits at Makalali Lodge (days 8-10) & Imbali Safari Lodge (days 11-13)

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of a local Titan tour manager
  • International flights (prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Transportation in coaches and open 4x4 vehicles on game drives, with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes and duties

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VIP Outbound3

Day 1 UK - In flight

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Johannesburg.

In flight


kru day 2

Johannesburg - Waterberg

After arriving into Johannesburg this morning, we begin our journey north, heading first to the Waterberg biosphere and our tented lodge. In the afternoon we enjoy a game drive in search of local wildlife within the reserve.

Safari Plains, Waterberg (4T)


kru day 3

Waterberg

Waking on our first morning to magnificent mountain scenery, we head off on an early game drive. You may see any of the ‘Big Five’ (lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards and rhinos), as well as hyenas, birds and at variety of antelope. After lunch we enjoy another game drive. This evening a bush dinner awaits.


Entabeni

Waterberg

Another thrilling day of wildlife begins with a walking safari to experience the bush from another perspective. This afternoon we’ll head out on another game drive.


kru day 5

Limpopo

Today we continue our adventure to Limpopo in South Africa’s far north, travelling through the region’s diverse landscape. We stop en route for a picnic lunch, arriving this afternoon at our lodge for the next three nights, a tranquil retreat in Mapesu Nature Reserve, where we enjoy a bush walk around the local area.

Mopane Bush Lodge, Limpopo (4T)


kru day 6

Limpopo

We begin early for a guided visit to Mapungubwe UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, in the 9th century Iron Age, the first-known Bantu settlement was established in South Africa. The site’s most famous artefact, the ‘Golden Rhino’, highlights the importance of the settlement within the vast Indian Ocean trade network. After lunch we head to Mapungubwe National Park for an exhilarating game drive.


kru day 7

Limpopo

We return to Mapungubwe National Park for a bush walk or game drive. In the afternoon we’re privileged to see some ancient rock shelters adorned with around 200 pieces of art. They’re a legacy of the San people who occupied this area of Africa before the Bantu civilisations arrived.


kru day 8

Limpopo - Makalali Private Game Reserve

Today we head to Makalali Private Game Reserve. Our lodge lies within a landscape dominated by the northern Drakensberg Mountains, thought to have inspired South African-born author JRR Tolkien. We embark on a game drive before dinner.

Makalali Lodge, Makalali Private Game Reserve (4T)


kru day 9

Makalali Private Game Reserve

Enjoy two more incredible game drives, searching for wildlife.


kru day 10

Makalali Private Game Reserve

Today we enjoy two more exciting game drives through the breathtaking reserve, perhaps even spotting an elusive leopard or a lion.


kru day 11

Kruger National Park

Today we travel along part of the famous Panorama Route. We stop by the Three Rondavels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window, before arriving at our lodge within the Kruger National Park.

Imbali Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park (5T)


kru day 12

Kruger National Park

Today we have included two game drives in an area of diverse game viewing and wealth of wildlife.


kru day 13

Kruger National Park

Two further game drives today before our final evening meal in serene surroundings, with the chance to share your favourite recent wildlife moments with your fellow travellers.


Kruger National Park

Day 14 Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - In flight

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

In flight


VIP Inbound

Day 15 UK

Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home


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South African Safari Adventure

15 days from £3,699) per person