A Taste of Paradise

Suggested Holiday Itinerary

A Taste of Paradise

Summary Of The Route and Costs

Palatial suites, private plunge pools, extraordinary game viewing and deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles lapped by sparkling turquoise seas crisscrossed by local dhows. Does this sound like the sort of holiday you would like?

Situated in the very heart of the 75,000 malaria-free Big 5 Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Hills offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure. Explore the wonders of the African bush in state of the art open game vehicles with bucket seats and fold-down armrests ensuring your optimum safety and comfort. Knowledgeable and professional rangers conduct early morning and late afternoon, or evening, game drives in search of Africa's big game and smaller wildlife.

Then, you’ll fly over to Mozambique where you’ll stay in a luxury ‘eco’ boutique retreat. Built entirely by the island’s local community, this stunningly unique resort has become the last word in barefoot escapism. Each villa has its own private deck and pool. Helicopter transfers, Mozambican butler-hosts to look after your every need, dinner plays host to fish and seafood fresh from the ocean, there are a fantastic range of activities and experiences, an African spa to relax in, and all at a community based project where the local islanders benefit as much as you. Azura is truly paradise. 

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: A Taste of Paradise

Countries Visited: South Africa and Mozambique


Day 1

Once you have cleared Customs at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and collected your luggage, you will be met in the Arrivals Hall by a representative from FedAir, who will transfer you to the private FedAir departure lounge, where you can relax before boarding your flight across to the Madikwe Game Reserve.

FedAir (Light Aircraft): Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) departing at 11:00 to Madikwe Airstrip, arriving at 12:00

You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Madikwe Hills. Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a rocky outcrop in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is home not only to the Big Five of Africa (lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino and leopard), but also to a wealth of over 66 mammal species, including the rare African wild dog, as well as cheetah, eland, kudu, giraffe and a range of more than 300 resident and migratory species of birds.

Madikwe Game Reserve

3 nights at Madikwe Hills


Day 4

After you return from your morning game drive, you will have time to enjoy breakfast at the lodge before you are transferred back to the airstrip.

FedAir (Light Aircraft): Fly from Madikwe Airstrip departing at 12:30 to Johannesburg (JNB), arriving at 13:30

Exit the terminal, and cross the road to the InterContinental Airport Hotel, where you can relax for the rest of the day.


Day 5

Check in for your flight across to Mozambique (check in is 2-3 hours prior to the flight departure).

South African Airways SA8260 (Economy Class): Fly from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) departing at 11:30 to Vilanculos Airport (VNX), arriving at 13:10

Upon arrival at the airport you will be transferred by helicopter to Benguerra Island.

Imagine an unspoilt island within a Marine National Park, deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles, sparkling turquoise seas crisscrossed by local dhows plying their trade, sunny days and star studded nights - and you have Azura Benguerra Island.


Day 11

You will be transferred back to Vilanculos in time to check in for your flight to Johannesburg.

South African Airways SA8263: Fly from Vilanculos Airport (VNX) departing at 13:25 to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), arriving at 15:10

Collect your luggage, then make your way to the International Departure Terminal and check in for your flight home.
 
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Example Cost

Holiday Title: A Taste of Paradise

Holiday Destination: Holiday to South Africa and Mozambique for 10 nights

Passengers: 2 Adults

Example Cost for 2 Adults: * per person sharing.

*Excludes international flights from your home country - please ask us if you would like us to include these for you.

All monies paid by UK customers for the air package holiday shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10245.

When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.

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