Ultimate Safari and Beach (9 days)

The ultimate safari and beach is a 7-day 5* tour that combines a Big Five South African safari with a Mozambique beach holiday. The best adventure for your romantic Africa honeymoon or magical escape to Africa.

Track the Big Five at &Beyond Tengile River Lodge, (4 nights), in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve with unfenced borders with the famous Kruger National Park, allowing them to benefit from the high wildlife numbers in this renowned park.

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Wildlife safari in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve

After your wildlife adventure, pamper yourself with some rest and relaxation in the tropical climate and sunshine of &Beyond Benguerra Island, (4 nights). Explore the warm waters and marvel at the marine life of the island’s coral reefs on scuba diving expeditions, enjoy the thrill of deep-sea fishing or simply explore the magical setting and soaring dunes of Benguerra, in the Bazaruto Archipelago.

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Ultimate Safari and Beach Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, you will be met by a representative and assisted with check-in procedures for your onward flight to Skukuza Airport.
On arrival at Skukuza Airport, you will be met and transferred to andBeyond Tengile River Lodge.

Delight in a 4-night stay at andBeyond Tengile River Lodge; in a beautiful stilted suite with an ensuite bathroom that features a bath and shower. This magnificent lodge features nine enormous, air-conditioned, secluded suites, each with panoramic river views. In addition to a master bedroom, bathroom, and outdoor shower; there is a lounge, dining area, fully-stocked bar, coffee station, and outdoor seating and dining area; that is guaranteed to take your breath away. A private lap pool on your spacious private deck comes complete with a sunken outdoor lounge looking out onto the famed Sand River.

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge accommodation
Private accommodation suite with private plunge pool

Your stay includes accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, tea, and coffee, refreshments on game drives, laundry, scheduled safari activities, a 1-hour nature walk, emergency medical evacuation insurance; as well as transfers to and from the airstrip.

Included activities:
Game Drive and Interpretative nature walks

Day 2 – 4

Included activities:
Game Drive
Interpretative nature walks

Recommended activities (at additional cost):
Private Vehicle
Tracking at andBeyond Tengile River Lodge
Massages

Ultimate Safari and Beach romantic package
Black rhino

Day 5

After a mouth-watering breakfast, you will transfer to Skukuza Airport for your flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport; where you will board a flight to Vilanculos International Airport.
On arrival, you will be met by a representative; who will direct you onto your helicopter flight to Benguerra Island. Marvel at the beauty of the Bazaruto Archipelago with its scenic wonders. This helicopter transfer takes approximately 10 minutes; arriving in style!

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Scenic Helicopter views over Bazaruto Archipelago

Soak up the sun at andBeyond Benguerra Island during your 4-night stay in a Casinha; with an ensuite bathroom and outdoor shower. Warm waters, pristine coral reefs teeming with marine life; idyllic beaches, inland freshwater lakes, and towering sand dunes have shaped this adventure haven.

The lodge lies sheltered within the canopy of an indigenous forest and swaying palm trees. The welcoming guest areas offer views of the lush tropical garden and the ocean beyond. Under the shade of straw-covered wooden awnings; inviting comfortable loungers are set up around the lodge’s rim-flow swimming pool. A colorfully decorated traditional wooden dhow is now a picturesque beach bar; while the cool surrounds of the massage sala hold the promise of deep relaxation.

Ultimate Safari and Beach Package
andBeyond Benguerra Island private plunge pool

Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits, and beers, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance; and transfers to and from the lodge airstrip.

Activities included: Scuba diving – max 2 dives per day (tide-dependent) – full PADI certification required, horse riding, sea kayaking, sunset dhow cruise, scheduled snorkeling trip, castaway picnic, island expedition & local village tour (subject to availability and weather conditions).

Day 5 – 8

Included activities:
Scuba Diving
Snorkeling
Castaway Picnic
Dhow Cruise
Horse Riding Safaris

Recommended activities (at additional cost):
Swimming with Horses
Island Drives
Massages

Day 9

After a mouth-watering breakfast; we wave a fond farewell as you board a helicopter for your flight back to Vilanculos International Airport; where you will catch a scheduled flight to O.R Tambo International Airport.

Honeymooners Ultimate Safari and Beach Package Cost per person sharing

Create new memories, and SAVE; on this incredibly indulgent honeymoon that boasts both romance and adventure; combining the Big Five and sandy lantern-lit beaches. This amazing itinerary includes a host of honeymoon surprises and special romantic touches that only &Beyond can bring. Additionally, this special honeymoon package includes a saving of 50% on one partner’s accommodation. You just can’t beat that.

11th January until 31st December 2022: USD 12,030

Non-Honeymooners Ultimate Safari and Beach Package Cost per person sharing

11th January until 31st May 2022: USD 12 485
1st June until 31st August 2022: USD 13 180
1st September until 31st December 2022: USD 12 485

The Ultimate Safari and Beach Package Includes

Welcome and assistance at O.R Tambo International Airport and Vilanculos International Airport
Road transfers from Skukuza Airport to &Beyond Tengile River Lodge and visa versa
Scheduled flights from O.R Tambo International Airport to Skukuza Airport, Skukuza Airport to Vilanculos International Airport via Nelspruit; and Vilanculos International Airport to O.R Tambo International Airport.
Helicopter flights from Vilanculos International Airport to &Beyond Benguerra Island and visa versa
Accommodation as specified above
Meals and beverages as specified above
Laundry
Sabi Sand Conservation fee
Sabi Sand Conservation Contribution fee
Benguerra Island Conservation fee
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Administration fee.

Excluded:
Telephone calls
Safari shop purchases
gratuities
items of a personal nature
Champagne, cognac, fine wines, premium brand spirits, and cigars
Travel Insurance is not included.

Notes

No children under 12 years of age can be accommodated at Tengile River Lodge.
Single Supplement at Tengile River Lodge:
11th January until 31st December 2022: A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms per booking
Single Supplement at Benguerra Island:
11th January until 30th April and 1st November – 20th December 2022: A single supplement of 50% is only charged; from the third single room per booking.
1st May – 31st October and 21st – 31st December 2022: A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms.
A single supplement will be charged when an adult is sharing with an infant.

Flights between Nelspruit and Vilanculos only operate on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Day 5 in the package cannot fall on a Tuesday or Saturday. Frequency is subject to change without prior notice.

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