The idea behind “Milestone Travel packages” is to spoil someone special. It might be your parents or grandparents wedding anniversary, or it might be a significant birthday, like your grandfather’s 70th!
This 9 days package, features 5-star quality lodges. They are the best game viewing and wildlife and “national geographic style” travel experiences on the continent! Dulini Moya, near Kruger National Park, and Belmond Eagles island in the Okavango Delta, plus Royal Chundu, upstream from Victoria Falls.
By booking this package we will weave in framed photos and letters from the grandchildren at each location, we will also add special touches like a private message on a video from the children, and handmade gifts embossed with the birthday person’s name or a wedding anniversary gift that has been personalised.
Its best to start this journey on a Monday in Johannesburg International Airport, and ends on a Tuesday back in Johannesburg International Airport, with guaranteed departure based on a minimum of 2 participating guests. You can also add pre and post-to rights, to Cape Town for example.
“Our time on safari, and in Botswana was truly amazing. We are grateful for the effort and time put into planning such a wonderful trip for us. Grazie Mille, Toda Roba ” - Family Fuser, Italy
1 October – 14 November 2023: U$ 9965 per person sharing in a double
5 January – 15 December 2024: U$ 11950 per person sharing in a double.
* Please note the rates are subject to currency fluctuation between the ZAR and the US Dollar. Prices are based on the current exchange rate at time of publishing. If the exchange rate fluctuates significantly, we reserve the right to adjust the price accordingly.
What we love about this tour is we have unashamedly picked the very best of Southern Africa’s Safari regions and added a lovely stop in the ONLY Kosher option in Victoria Falls. This Milestone Travel Package is really top of the class when it comes spoiling your loved ones, and celebrating a significant moment in your lives with a bucket list trip that creates a memory of a lifetime. Depending on who books and pays for the trip, we will engage with that person, to personalise and enhance the entire experience.
5 Star Accommodation
Monday: Kruger National Park
Arrive Johannesburg preferably on a morning flight. Connect onto 11h00 flight to Skukuza. 1-hour flight, then meet and greet in 4 x 4 at the airport, transfer 30 minutes to the lodge. Freshen up, before a relaxing afternoon safari drive. Welcome dinner.
Tuesday and Wednesday: Kruger National Park
Dulini is located in one of the best ecosystems in the world to see Big 5, especially Leopard. Collectively known at Sabi Sands, this world renowned safari region is a bucket list safari destination. We normally take our morning safari drives around sunrise, before the heat of the day, with a handful of guests and very experienced and educated rangers. Return to the lodge for breakfast and option to do spa treatments or time at the pool. An armed ranger can also take you on an exciting nature walk. Lunch is served on the deck with views of the Sand River, which attracts a lot of animals daily for the shade and the fresh drinking water. After a bit of a siesta, we head out on an afternoon safari drive. Return to camp after sunset. Dinner is served in the restaurant, on the deck, or around an open-air barbeque set under the stars.
Thursday: Kruger National Park to Livingstone in Zambia
After an early breakfast, and final shortened game drive en route to the gate,we will drive 2 hours to KMIA ( Nelspruit) airport. Here we will take a 2-hour flight to Livingstone, on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls. Our guide will collect us, and after a brief tour drive past the historic Synagogue in town, we will transfer to the lodge in time for a nice sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River.
Friday: Livingstone, Zambia.
Our focus today is to tour the falls, both on the Zambian and Zimbabwean side, to get the full impact of the falls, and then return mid to late afternoon to prepare for Shabbos. Prayer candles and a Havdalah set has been set aside for our Jewish guests in their room. Shabbat meal has been premade in advance for the guests.
Saturday: Livingstone, Zambia
Full day at leisure for Shabbat. All Shabbat meals are included.
Sunday: Livingstone, Zambia to Okavango Delta, Botswana
After breakfast, we will transfer across the border into Botswana, and then take a charter flight south into the heart of the Okavango Delta. Eagles island is unlike anything the guests have seen before, a haven of birdlife, hippos, crocodiles, an elephant that wade in the shallows for the tasty papyrus roots. Its a magical water wonderland of lagoons, rivers and islands and declared a protected UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy lunch on arrival at a very special viewing deck, looking across to a busy heronry, and shallow waters of the lagoon. For our afternoon activity, we will go on a sunset boat ride, and return for dinner.
Monday: Okavango Delta, Botswana
After breakfast we can either go on a guided Mokoro trail (similar to the Gondola’s in Venice, with a “poler” who pushes the boat through the water.) OR we can opt for an upgrade to a helicopter flip over the Delta (Cost is additional and not included, at approx u$ 350 for a lovely scenic flight over the area) We will return for lunch, and time at leisure. The options for your final afternoon included a guided visit to the nearby authentic, non-showcased tribal village, or a guided bush walk, or a second sunset boat cruise on the myriad of waterways in front of the lodge. Farewell dinner, with some special handmade gifts presented at the table.
Tuesday: Okavango Delta to Johannesburg International airport.
After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip, short 20-minute charter flight to Maun airport, and then a 2 hour scheduled airline returning back to Johannesburg. services. Connect onto your outgoing international flight from 19h00 onwards. End of services.