10 Days
Air-Inclusive

Overview

Safari in the malaria-free Manyoni Private Game Reserve at Rhino Sands where you may have a chance of viewing the majestic Big 5. Then spend your days relaxing on the decks of the Oyster Box Hotel enjoying the stunning views of the Umhlanga beachfront in Durban South Africa.


Itinerary

Day 1

Overnight Travel

Today you will depart from John F Kennedy or Washington Dulles on your South African Airways flight.

Day 2

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will connect to your flight to Durban. On arrival at King Shaka International Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your safari lodge, where you will spend the next four nights.

Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at the Rhino Sands Safari Camp.

Day 3

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

Rhino Sands Safari Lodge offers romance and luxury in the heart of Zululand. Spend your days in search of the elusive Big Five and your nights in a traditional safari-style canvas tent.

Your days will begin in the early morning, when the animals are still active. Breakfast will be served when you return to the hotel. Spend your afternoons at leisure.

Your afternoon game drive will be preceded by high tea and end with sundowner drinks on your return drive to the lodge.

Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at the Rhino Sands Safari Camp.

Day 4

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

The experience revolves around two daily safari drives within Manyoni Private Game Reserve. The reserve is one of the premier game-viewing destinations in Kwa-Zulu Natal and is home to the Big 5 along with African wild dogs and cheetahs, as well as large numbers of all the more common African animals. One of the most special moments on game drive are the rest stops, in the morning for coffee and tea and in the evening for sundowner drinks. Guests get a chance to pause and absorb the bush around them while stretching their legs and enjoying refreshments and snacks. This is the time to enjoy an exceptional wilderness moment.

Overnight on a full board basis at Rhino Sands Safari Camp.

Day 5

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

Rhino Sands embraces the idea of a bespoke safari experience. While the daily rhythm revolves around game drives and meal times, each day is set to be a little bit different than the one before. With a maximum of only eight guests in camp at any time, your stay is guaranteed to be a personal and exclusive experience.

Overnight on a full board basis at Rhino Sands Safari Camp.

Day 6

Durban View Accommodation

Today you will depart Manyoni Private Game Reserve and transfer to Umhlanga.

An affluent coastal community, Umhlanga offers guests excellent shopping, dining and beaches. Spend your days overlooking the Indian Ocean in five-star luxury. The hotel is set near the historical Umhlanga lighthouse and close to numerous natural attractions and historic battlefields. The days are yours to spend as you wish.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Oyster Box Hotel.

Day 7

Durban

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Oyster Box Hotel.

Day 8

Durban

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Oyster Box Hotel.

Day 9

Departure

Spend a last morning in South Africa before your transfer to the Durban airport for your flight to Johannesburg and connecting flight to the United States.

Day 10

Traveling

Arrival at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airport.


Includes

Round trip economy air on South African Airways from New York John F Kennedy Airport or Washington Dulles to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic economy air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Johannesburg - Durban - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Meals as per the itinerary; All ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees, safari activities, and scheduled tours; TOMSA Levy


Excludes

Add on air from other US cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers