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African Romance

Mozambique South Africa

12 days from $11,295 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

4 Nights Cape Town 3 Nights Kruger Private Reserve 4 Nights Bazaruto Archipelago

The Highlights of African Romance

Africa embraces you… start in stunning Cape Town, followed by a luxurious safari on a private Kruger area reserve, and finally fall in love at your Eden-like beach retreat in Mozambique. 

 


Highlights

Explore Cape Town, one of the world's most beautiful cities; soak up her breathtaking scenery and vibrant, cosmopolitan culture.

Discover the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago and indulge in four days of idyllic relaxation.

Experience the wildlife rich savanna plains on guided nature walks and open 4x4 day and night safari drives.

Enjoy the flavors of the Cape Winelands with a classic Cape cuisine tasting tour of Stellenbosch and a farm to fork lunch at Babylonstoren.

Accommodations

1. Taj Cape Town

South Africa, Cape Town

The Taj Cape Town is ideally situated for those looking to discover Cape Town’s fascinating history, exotic culture, soulful art, lively entertainment and delectable cuisine. The rooms, located in both the heritage and contemporary tower wing, offer spectacular views of either the city, or the mountain. Seamlessly merging heritage with luxury, all the rooms have spacious ensuite bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers. Modern amenities include individually controlled air conditioning, a mini-bar, coffee/tea making facilities, electronic safe, phone with voicemail, international plug sockets, an iPod docking station, complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed wireless internet connectivity. The two dining experiences, present an eclectic variety of cuisine with Indian fine dining in the Bombay Brasserie and relaxed all day dining in Mint. The Twankey Bar is exceedingly popular with both locals and guests alike. In addition, the award winning Jiva Grande Spa is one of its kind in Africa.

2. Simbambili Game Lodge

South Africa, Kruger Private Reserve

 

Simbambili is situated along the meandering Manyeleti River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Designed to blend with the environment, the luxury suites have spectacular views over the extensive woodland. The sophisticated suites with wrap around decks are carefully positioned to enhance privacy. Each suite is equipped with air-conditioning, mini-bar and tea / coffee making facilities. The luxurious en suite bathrooms offer splendid views of the savannah with the option to close the glass fronted doors against the elements. A private sala and plunge pool complete the luxury experience. The lodge has a curio shop, library, gym and spa with two treatments chalets.

3. Azura Benguerra Island

Mozambique, Benguerra Island

Nestled amid indigenous trees and shrubs, Azura is the area’s first luxury eco-boutique retreat. Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, it is designed for the ultimate undiscovered getaway. All of the secluded villas are decorated and furnished in a contemporary style with soothing tones and beautiful artwork. The lavish bathrooms feature double showers with additional double outdoor showers.  Each of the villas boasts a private butler service, private sun deck, a sala for blissful relaxation, and an infinity or plunge pool. Guests can enjoy a rejuvenating massage in the privacy of their villas. Experience fine dining and outstanding service in the main restaurant where meals are prepared by an internationally accomplished chef, using the freshest Mozambican ingredients, or enjoy a starry candlelit dinner on the beach while sipping a carefully selected wine. 

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Your romantic journey begins in the heart of one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Taj Cape Town

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Day 2. Cape Town

Take a walk on the wild side and enjoy breathtaking views of the city from the top of Lion's Head on your morning sunrise hike to the summit. (B)

Taj Cape Town

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Day 3. Cape Town

Be swept away on a full day guided tour of the stunning seascapes of “The Fairest Cape.” View the pristine beaches of Camps Bay and hug the cliffs along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive on your way to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Linger over lunch and view a colony of penguins at beautiful Boulders Beach. (BL)

Taj Cape Town

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Day 4. Cape Town

Taste your way through the old town of Stellenbosch on a guided walk. Sample classic Cape cuisine at family-owned specialty shops: artisanal breads, locally grown teas; biltong and droëwors (cured meats) and sweet treats like koeksisters and Amarula mousse. Enjoy lunch and wine tasting this afternoon. (BL)

Added Benefit: Delicious farm-to-fork lunch at Babylonstoren.

Taj Cape Town

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Day 5. Cape Town / Kruger Private Reserve

Fly off to your lodge in a private game reserve in the renowned Kruger National Park, which has earned its reputation as one of the country’s finest bush experiences. This afternoon depart on your first game drive in the company of an experienced ranger. The game viewing activity extends into a thrilling night drive in search of the nocturnal animals out on their nightly prowls. (BLD)

Simbambili Game Lodge

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Day 6. Kruger Private Reserve

Twice-daily game drives throughout the reserve, accompanied by expert rangers and trackers, provide plenty of opportunities to witness wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the Big Five – the most iconic of the African animals. (BLD)

Added Benefit: Romantic candlelit dinner while on safari.

Simbambili Game Lodge

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Day 7. Kruger Private Reserve

Explore the rarer sights and wonders of the bush, perhaps take a guided walk through the bush. Tonight enjoy dinner under the stars. (BLD)

Simbambili Game Lodge

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Day 8. Kruger Private Reserve / Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Greet the dawn for one final game drive before flying off to Mozambique. Your beach home is set in a protected marine conservation area, with pristine beaches and unspoiled coral reefs. (BLD).

Azura Benguerra Island

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Day 9. Bazaruto Archipelago

The days are yours to fill as you please. Treat yourselves to a soothing couples’ massage, sip champagne on a secluded beach, while gentle waves cool your feet, or experience the intimacy of a candlelit dinner-for-two. (BLD)

Azura Benguerra Island

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Day 10. Bazaruto Archipelago

The Bazaruto Archipelago has earned its reputation as the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean'. Surrounded by premier diving sites, it is a gateway to an underwater wonderland. Specialist activities like reef snorkeling, scuba diving, and deep sea fishing are just some of the options to explore the archipelago. (BLD)

Added Benefit: One-hour full-body massage

Azura Benguerra Island

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Day 11. Bazaruto Archipelago

Another day in paradise to soak up the sun enjoy your peaceful surroundings. (BLD)

Azura Benguerra Island

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Day 12. Bazaruto Archipelago / Depart

Bid farewell to Africa, taking with you a lifetime of loving memories. Fly back to Johannesburg and your onward international flight home. (B)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $11,395
Single Room Supplement From $3,995
Departure Dates Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $11,295
Single Room Supplement From $3,995
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $11,995
Single Room Supplement From $4,495
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018
Share Twin/Double From $11,895
Single Room Supplement From $4,495
Departure Dates Jan 8, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
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Single Room Supplement From $4,395
Departure Dates Apr 1, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019
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Single Room Supplement From $3,895
Departure Dates Apr 24, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
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Single Room Supplement From $3,895
Departure Dates Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
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Departure Dates Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
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Single Room Supplement From $3,895
Departure Dates Oct 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
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Departure Dates Nov 1, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019
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Single Room Supplement From $4,395

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01-07, Apr 19-23, Dec 20-31.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Kruger - Vilanculos - Johannesburg

Economy Class per person from $1,500

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