The Connoisseur's Collection
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The Connoisseur's Collection

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Destinations & Sightseeing
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From the World Heritage treasures of the “Fairest Cape” and Victoria Falls to the unmatched wildlife viewing in the Okavango Delta and the exclusive Singita Sabi Sand, this collection of adventures delivers the ultimate connoisseur’s safari experience.   Highlights Explore the intriguing world of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site. Fly over unreachable, wilderness regions on a scenic helicopter flight. Discover the heart of Zambia on a community walk through the villages, and meet the people who call the riverbanks around Royal Chundu home. Experience personal butler service and exceptional guiding by Singita's accomplished game rangers - ensuring that you travel in style and comfort every step of the way. Enjoy time outdoors with a romantic picnic, set on the banks of the Zambezi River, complete with Persian carpet and a relaxing hammock.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa Upon arriving in Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City,” you’ll be warmly welcomed and transferred to your luxurious hotel overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The rest of the day is at your leisure to begin exploring one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa 1

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 2. Cape Town Meet your personal driver and guide for the next two days and embark on a day of discovering the pristine coastline and quaint towns of “The Fairest Cape.” Keep your binoculars ready to spot wildlife in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Continue along the coastline to Boulders Beach and linger among the penguins. (BL) The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa 2

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 3. Cape Town Leave behind the lively city and venture into the beautiful Franschhoek winelands, where spectacular vineyards cover the valley floor and mountain slopes. Discover wine farms and estates dating back 300 years to the French Huguenots, each with their own story to tell. Stroll through the picturesque little village, and enjoy lunch on a nearby wine farm surrounded by old oak trees. (BL) The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa 3

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 4. Cape Town Shop, explore or relax at your own leisure today. Don’t miss a ride on the cable car to the top of iconic Table Mountain for sweeping city and ocean views. Browse the bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and explore the colorful Malay Quarter. (B) The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa 4

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 5. Cape Town / Singita Sabi Sand Take flight for a thrilling safari in the private Singita Sabi Sand. After you settle in to your lodge, meet your ranger for your first game drive and begin tracking and learning about the distinct behaviors of the Big Five, as well as the wealth of wildlife that awaits. (BLD) Singita Ebony Lodge or Singita Boulders Lodge 5

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 6. Singita Sabi Sand Rise early when the animals are most lively for this morning’s game drive. Be alert to capture panoramic shots of the abundance of wildlife across the reserve. Return to your camp for lunch and relax before setting out on an evening game drive. (BLD) Singita Ebony Lodge or Singita Boulders Lodge 6

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 7. Singita Sabi Sand Enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives. Perhaps join a bushwalk to learn about the plants used to make traditional medicines or visit a neighboring village to meet the people and learn more about their culture and way of life. (BLD) Singita Ebony Lodge or Singita Boulders Lodge 7

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 8. Singita Sabi Sand / Livingstone, Zambia Fly off to the serenity of the Zambezi River for a two-night stay at the stylish Royal Chundu River Lodge. Camouflaged along the river banks, the lodge radiates seclusion and tranquility. Cruise down one of Africa’s grandest rivers, and enjoy the beauty of the mighty Zambezi at sunset with a sundowner in hand. (BLD) Royal Chundu River Lodge 8

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 9. Livingstone There is no set pattern to your days. Discover the heart of Zambia on a community walk through the villages, explore the Zambezi’s channels in an inflatable canoe, go on guided walks, or enjoy a romantic river picnic, complete with Persian carpet and a relaxing hammock. Tonight, recline on your deck overlooking the river and be swept away by the sights, sounds and magic of Africa. (BLD) Royal Chundu River Lodge 9

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 10. Livingstone / Okavango Delta, Botswana Incredible experiences await as you fly off to your next destination — the pristine wildlife oasis of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. You’ll be treated to the ultimate safari experience at your intimate camp, boasting plenty of game viewing and birding opportunities all year round. (BLD) Vumbura Plains 10

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 11. Okavango Delta As dawn breaks and the animals begin to stir, gather your camera and join your ranger to begin exploring the annually flooded grasslands surrounding your camp. Listen for the trumpeting of a large herd of elephants passing through or the lion’s roar as it guards its pride. After the day cools down, venture out again to look for leopards prowling the shadows, and endangered wild dogs lazing with their pack. (BLD) Vumbura Plains 11

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 12. Okavango Delta Venture by motorboat or canoe and explore the Delta's secret channels and hidden lagoons. Added Benefit: Experience incredible aerial views as you fly over the Delta’s unreachable, wilderness regions on a scenic helicopter flight. Bring your binoculars to zoom in on the secret hippo and elephant channels, only visible from the air. After dinner, gather around the campfire to share your favorite adventures with your safari companions. (BLD) Vumbura Plains 12

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 13. Okavango Delta / Johannesburg, South Africa Wrap up your ultimate safari as you fly to Johannesburg via Maun. Enjoy the rest of the day as you please. (B) The Saxon 13

Remote Mauritius - The Oberoi, Mauritius
Day 14. Johannesburg / Depart Today is at leisure until the transfer to Johannesburg airport for your onward arrangements. (B) 14

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