Namibia at your speed

Day 1
On arrival in Windhoek you will be met and assisted with the collection of your SUV type vehicle (Renault Duster or similar) before heading off for the short drive into Windhoek, Namibia’s capital. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax and settle into your new surrounds.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hotel Thule

Day 2
Leaving Windhoek head south west to the incredible dunes of Sossusvlei. Take one of the amazing mountain passes to get there. Settle into your lodge and enjoy the afternoon in the Namib Desert. If the weather is good, why not spend the night on your own private sky deck and sleep under the African stars!
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Kulala Desert Lodge

Day 3
Awake pre-dawn to visit the dunes of Sossusvlei, being sure to catch the ever shifting patterns as the sun rises. Don’t miss the chance to visit Dead Vlei as well. These towering dunes are iconic symbols of Namibia, and for the really brave, why not try climbing “Big Daddy”?
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Kulala Desert Lodge

Day 4
After breakfast head north to the Atlantic coast. We recommend a drive via the Moon landscape and fields of welwitschias en route. Enjoy the cool ocean breeze and the charming town of Swakopmund in the afternoon.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Strand Hotel

Day 5
Full day at leisure in Swakopmund. We highly recommend taking an optional  living desert tour, or perhaps a cruise on the Walvis Bay lagoon, or a heart-stopping 4×4 excursion to Sandwich Harbour!
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Strand Hotel

Day 6
Continue your northwards journey through the stone desert to Damaraland. Time permitting take a short detour to visit the seals of Cape Cross. Arrival at your lodge in the afternoon. Enjoy sundowners with views of this amazingly beautiful area.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Camp Kipwe

Day 7
Spend a full day exploring the rugged beauty of Damaraland. Perhaps visit the rock art at Twyvelfontein or the nearby petrified forest or maybe head out in search of desert adapted elephants!
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Camp Kipwe

Day 8
Heading further north, travel to the Etosha National Park, one of Africa’s greatest game reserves. Spend the afternoon on safari in your own vehicle before returning to your restcamp at sunset. After sunset the action continues, as you can enjoy the evening around the camp’s waterhole and watch the animals come to you.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis in a Waterhole Chalet at Okaukuejo Restcamp

Day 9
After an early breakfast head out through the Etosha National Park. Take in views of the famous salt pan as you travel through the heart of the park. In the early afternoon arrive at the Onguma Game Reserve on the borders of the park. Settle into your camp before heading out on your first evening safari in open 4×4 vehicles. Return to the camp for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Onguma Tree Tops Camp

Day 10
Depart at dawn for a safari in open sided safari vehicles into the Etosha National Park. Return to the camp as the heat starts climbing for breakfast and time to relax during the heat of the day. The camp boasts its own waterhole and the perfect place to relax during the day watching the animals come to drink.
In the afternoon depart on a second safari on the Onguma Reserve in search of Africa’s big game.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Onguma Tree Tops Camp

Day 11
Enjoy one final morning safari into the Etosha National Park before starting your drive back south to Windhoek. En route stop to take in the famous woodcarver’s market in Okahandja.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel Thule

Day 12
Final day in Windhoek, the perfect place for some last minute shopping! Return your rental vehicle to the airport before your outbound flight.

Prices:

From: £2,055.00 / $2,900.00 per person 
(valid for travel 01 April – 30 June 2018)

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis. 

What's Included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary 
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Vehicle hire of a small SUV type vehicle Renault Duster or similar with fully comprehensive insurance
  • Open vehicle safaris as per the itinerary at Onguma Tree Tops
  • Local branded drinks at Onguma Tree Tops
  • Meet and assist on arrival in Windhoek
  • Protected Trust Services coverage, including supplier failure insurance. 

What's Excluded:

  • All flights to and from Nambia
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Any optional excursions 
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Any vehicle non-included related costs – i.e fuel, contract fee etc
  • Park entrance fees (except for included safaris)
  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers
  • Travel Insurance

Cape Town Kruger and Vic Falls

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Day 1
Arrival in Cape Town where you will be met by your local English speaking driver for your private transfer to you hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to relax and unwind in this beautiful city.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Winchester Mansions 4* – modern classic room

Day 2 
Full day at leisure to explore the city. We highly recommend using the hop-on-hop-off bus that stops right outside the hotel. The Red Route on the bus will take you to all the sights in the city, including to the cable car at Table Mount and the V&A Waterfront.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Winchester Mansions 4* – modern classic room

Day 3
After breakfast you will be met by your local English speaking guide for a small group scheduled tour around the Cape of Good Hope, including travel along the Atlantic Coast, Hout Bay (with a chance to visit Seal Island), Chapman’s Peak Drive, the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the penguins of Boulder’s Beach. Return to the city in the late afternoon.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Winchester Mansions 4* – modern classic room

Day 4
After breakfast you will be met by your local English speaking guide for a small group scheduled tour to the fabled Cape Winelands. During the tour you will visit Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, with wine tastings at at least two different wine estates as well as a full cellar tour. Return to the city in the late afternoon.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Winchester Mansions 4* – modern classic room

Day 5
After breakfast English speaking driver will meet you for your private transfer to the airport for your flight to Hoedspruit (not included). On arrival in Hoedspruit you will be met for your private transfer to Motswari Private Game Lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve. The Timbavati is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, and one of South Africa’s oldest and best known game areas. Check into the lodge and settle into your new surrounds before high tea followed by your first safari. After your safari return to the lodge for dinner.
Overnight on a full board basis at Motswari Private Game Lodge

Days 6 & 7
Two full days at Motswari, with twice daily safaris under the guidance of your expert ranger and tracker team. Safaris take place at dawn and again in the late afternoon, as these are the times when the animals are at their most active. The afternoon safaris stops for sundowner drinks in the bush and continues after dark with a night safari using powerful spotlights.
Overnight on a full board basis at Motswari Private Game Lodge

Day 8
After one final safari and hearty brunch you will take your private transfer to Hoedspruit for your flight to Johannesburg (not included). On arrival you will be met for your transfer to the vibrant suburb of Sandton. The afternoon is at leisure to relax or maybe for some retail therapy at the Sandton City Shopping Mall adjoining your hotel.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Sandton Sun Hotel 5*

Day 9
Your driver will meet you at the hotel after breakfast for your private transfer to the airport for your flight to Victoria Falls (not included). On arrival in Victoria Falls you will be met for your private transfer to you hotel. Your hotel is situated in the quaint town of Victoria Falls and just an 8 minute walk from the entrance to the falls themselves. We recommend that you visit the falls this afternoon.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Ilala Lodge

Day 10
Full day at leisure to make the most of all the options available, in this, the adventure capital of Africa. Whether you want high adrenalin white water rafting, bungee jumping or microlighting over the falls, or more sedate activties, there is something for everyone.
This evening to end your stay in Africa is a sunset cruise on the Zambezi Explorer along the Zambezi River.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Ilala Lodge

Day 11
Your driver will meet you at the lodge for your private transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg (not included) and onwards connection to your home country. Included is access to the premier class lounge at Johannesburg OR Tambo airport to allow you to shower and freshen up, and enjoy some snacks and drinks before your long-haul flight.

Prices:

From: £1,555.00 / $2,200.00 per person
(valid for travel 01 May – 30 June 2018)

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis

What's Included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary 
  • Meals as per the itinerary 
  • House drinks included at Motswari only 
  • All safari activities as per the itinerary 
  • Scheduled tours in Cape Town as per the itinerary 
  • Sunset cruise on the Zambezi (including select snacks and drinks)
  • Protected Trust Services coverage including supplier failure insurance 

What's Excluded:

  • All flights 
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as noted), telephone calls, laundry etc 
  • Conservation fees payable at Motswari 

Introduction To Kenya Itinerary

Masai Kenya

Day 1 (Monday)
After clearing customs and immigration in Nairobi you will be met for your private transfer to the hotel in the heart of the bustling city.
Rest of the day to relax and acclimatise to your new surrounds.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Double Tree

Day 2 (Tuesday) 
Your local English speaking guide will meet you at the hotel after an early breakfast and depart to the Amboseli National Park. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon depart for your first safari in the Amboseli National Park, returning to the lodge at sunset for dinner and overnight.
Overnight on a full board basis at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 3 (Wednesday) 
Today enjoy morning and afternoon safaris in the Amboseli National Park, which is famous for its views (on a clear day!) of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals will be served at the lodge.
Overnight on a full board basis at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 4 (Thursday)
Depart from Amboseli after breakfast and travel back to Nairobi, where you will stop for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. After lunch proceed onwards to Lake Naivasha. Arrival at the lodge in the late afternoon and relax before dinner.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 5 (Friday) 
Enjoy a morning boat cruise on Lake Naivasha before heading to Lake Nakuru for a safari in the Lake Nakuru National Park – famous for its flamingos and one of the best places in Kenya to see rhino.

Lunch will be served at the Lake Nakuru Lodge before heading back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Lake Naivasha Sopa

Day 6 (Saturday) 
After breakfast depart for the Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon safari in the Masai Mara. Return to the lodge at sunset for dinner.
Overnight on a full board basis at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 7 (Sunday) 
Enjoy the full day in the Masai Mara, with morning and afternoon safaris in this celebrated reserve. The Masai Mara is undoubtedly one of the finest game reserves in Africa, and a fitting end to your Kenyan safari adventure.
Overnight on a full board basis at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 8 (Monday) 
After breakfast depart from the Masai Mara for the return journey to Nairobi, where your tour ends with drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Prices:

From: £1,155.00 / $1,600.00 per person 
(valid for travel 01 April – 27 April 2018)

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis. 

What's Included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary 
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Transport in shared 4×4 safari vehicle with guaranteed window seat
  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Safari activities as per the itinerary 
  • All applicable park fees
  • Protected Trust Services coverage including supplier failure insurance

What's Excluded:

  • All flights
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers
  • Travel Insurance

Cape Garden Route and Safari Itinerary

Cape Town South Africa

Day 1 
Arrival in Cape Town and after clearing customs and immigration you will be met by your airport assistant who will accompany you to collect your rental car, and answer any questions re your upcoming trip. Once you have your vehicle drive the short distance into the city, and your hotel, located in Mouille Point, facing the Atlantic Ocean. The rest of the day is at leisure to settle in to your new surrounds.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at La Splendida – sea-view room

Days 2/3/4 
3 full days to explore the beautiful city of Cape Town at your leisure. We highly recommend a trip to the Cape of Good Hope, taking in Seal Island, Chapman’s Peak and the penguins of Boulder’s Beach en route. A day spent in the Cape Winelands is also a must, and don’t forget Table Mountain, Robben Island, the V&A Waterfront….there is so much to do, you will not be bored!
Overnights on a bed and breakfast basis at La Splendida – sea-view room

Day 5 
Heading out of Cape Town travel along the scenic Route 62 via historic towns, fruit orchards, the largest wine route in South Africa, and the port wine capital of Africa to the “Klein Karoo”. Here is your destination for the night, the town of Oudtshoorn, famous for the Cango Caves and the many ostrich farms.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at La Plume – standard room

Day 6 
After a leisurely breakfast it is time to continue southwards, over the Outeniqua Pass to link up with the Indian Ocean coastal road through the Garden Route. Your home for the next two nights is situated on Leisure Isle in the beautiful Knysna Lagoon. Spend the afternoon exploring this beautiful town, and don’t forget to try some of the famous Knysna Oysters!
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Cunningham’s Island – standard room

Day 7 
Full day to explore the heart of the Garden Route – perhaps a day in Nature’s Valley or walking the Robberg Peninsula in Plettenberg Bay, or visiting the enchanting Birds of Eden, you will be spoilt for choice.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Cunningham’s Island – standard room

Day 8 
After breakfast continue your journey eastwards, passed the famous surfing centre of Jeffery’s Bay and the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, to the Amakhala Private Game Reserve.
Settle into your 1920’s style pioneer tented camp, before a high tea and setting off on your first afternoon safari, in open 4×4 vehicles. Enjoy the afternoon with your ranger on the reserve in search of Africa’s big game.  Stop for sundowners in the bush before returning to the camp for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Quatermain’s 1920’s Safari Camp

Days 9/10 
Two full days on safari at Quatermain’s. Safaris take place in open 4×4 vehicles in the early mornings and late afternoons when the animals are at their most active. The reserve is home to a wide variety of game, including the legendary Big Five.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Quatermain’s 1920’s Safari Camp

Day 11 
After one final morning safari and brunch at the camp it is time to return to reality and drive the short distance to Port Elizabeth where you will return your rental car before checking in for your return flight

Prices:

From: £750.00 / $1,100.00 per person 
(valid for travel 01 May – 30 June 2018)

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis. 

What's Included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary 
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Vehicle hire of a category B vehicle (type Polo Vivo or similar) with fully comprehensive insurance
  • Open vehicle safaris as per the itinerary at Quatermain’s Camp
  • Local branded drinks at Quatermain’s
  • Meet and assist on arrival in Cape Town
  • Protected Trust Services coverage, including supplier failure insurance. 

What's Excluded:

  • All flights
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Any optional excursions 
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Any vehicle non-included related costs – i.e fuel, contract fee etc
  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers
  • Travel Insurance

Please note: Quatermain’s is an authentic 1920’s style safari camp, which includes not having electricity. Due to this fact, it may not be suitable for clients who need a constant electricity supply for medical reasons.