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Botswana Tuli Adventure from R6520 per person 5 nights fully inclusive
R6520 per person sharing for 2 nights Fully inclusive, self drive
Minimum 4 people - Maximum 8 and minimum 4 participants,
Validity: 2013-03-01 - 2014-02-28
An easy 5 ½ hour drive from Johannesburg, guests are met at the Pontdrift border post where we you ross into Botswana in a cable car suspended over the Limpopo river and your adventure begins. Tuli Safari Lodge, set in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve and at the at the heart of the proposed Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area and an idyllic base for exploring the majestic landscape, spectacular wildlife and fascinating history. With over 350 species of birds, a large elephant population, vast herds of plains game, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog.
This itinerary is a varied 5 night adventure combining nights under canvas and at a hide together with the safari lodge. Activities can be closely tailored to guests’ specific interests with an emphasis on walking plus a community visit and trip to the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers where Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe meet. This is a varied, action-packed adventure.
Should your travelling party be less than 4 people and it will just be the 2 of you! Your rate for this package will be R6500 per person.
Your package includes:
- 2 nights Safari Tented Camp
- 2 nights 4 star Safari Lodge,
- 1 night hide - a special in the bush experience!
- All meals & activities included.
- (Maximum 8 and minimum 4 participants based on this rate)
- Transport to the Lodge (Botswana Border)
- Border crossing fees ie taxes, visas if required. Passport are required by all.
- All Drinks and beverages
- All items of a personal nature
Your Tuli Adventure itinerary:
Day 1 Meet your ranger at Pont Drift border post or Limpopo Valley Airfield and transfer to Nokalodi Tented Camp in time for a light lunch served under an ancient Nyala Berry Tree. Nokalodi overlooks beautiful riverine bush and is backed by a massive sandstone cliff where resident Black Eagles nest. The comfortable tents have en-suite outdoor bathrooms & private patios. A brief rest, then off on your first adventure with an afternoon game drive followed by a stop for snacks and optional sundowners and a twilight drive home with the spotlight. A traditional potjie dinner provides a warm welcome back to camp.
Day 2 Wake up to a light breakfast before setting off on a morning walk, exploring the beautiful wilderness of Tuli on foot before retuning to camp for a sizzling brunch. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in the peaceful atmosphere, perhaps spotting some wildlife from your patio and enjoying sundowners overlooking the Limpopo. After an early evening dinner, it’s time for the excitement of a night drive and the opportunity to spot some of the area’s nocturnal species.
Day 3 Awake to the sounds of the bush & after a light breakfast enjoy a game drive to the confluence of the Shashe and Limpopo rivers, a unique and scenic spot where Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe meet. There’s the opportunity to spot the resident Pel’s Fishing Owl and water birds in the permanent pools. Return to camp after a picnic lunch and get ready to stretch your legs with a guided walk to the hide. After dinner overlooking the waterhole, you’ll be ready for a well-deserved sleep under the stars. Don’t forget to have your binoculars handy
just in case!
Day 4 Sunrise out in the bush together with tea/coffee & muffins before another fascinating walk takes you to Tuli Safari Lodge - your charming home for the next two nights, nestling on the banks of the Limpopo. Once you’ve settled into your suite, you’ll be ready for a hearty breakfast and then have time to enjoy the lodge – perhaps having a swim, visiting the hide, touring our conservation centre or maybe just having a snooze! A light lunch, then more relaxation time before enjoying a late afternoon drive with a stop for snacks and optional sundowners at one
of our dramatic viewpoints. Dinner this evening will be in the lodge’s boma together with entertainment from the Tuli staff choir – ending day 4 on a high.
Day 5 After a good night’s sleep you can set the pace of the day with optional activities including an opportunity to visit a local village or maybe a horse ride (extra charge applies for riding). Alternatively, join in with the lodge’s morning & afternoon game drives or walks. However you’ve spent your day, dinner in a special location out in the bush or in the lodge grounds will be a perfect finish.
Day 6 An early morning game drive followed by breakfast marks the end of your Tuli Adventure Trail, leaving you refreshed and exhilarated ready for your onward journey.
South African Passport holders require a valid passport but not a visa to enter Botswana. Tuli Block in Botswana is not a high risk malaria area, however we recommend you consult with your nearest Travel Clinic for the most up to date report and precautions.
For more information contact our reservation team on +27 11 545 6100.
Important Risk Information:
Please note their are certain risks that apply when participating any of the mentioned activities such as game activities.
* Hosted by qualified guides and team members whom require a level of respect to ensure your own personal safety.
* Respect the bush and the natural habitat, you are in the territory of wild animals.
* Locations where these activities apply are contained in indigenious environments and risks posed by co-existing species exist ie: spiders, snakes, birds etc
* Walking excursions are often offered on site, vigilence is required in such circumstances to avoid risks from spiders, snakes and other wild creatures present in that eco system.
* A sound & calm state of mind is key in any emergency situation - panic should be avoided at all costs.
* Please ensure waste is recycled where possible and alternatives disposed of in allocated BINS
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