Great Safaris has announced a new 2013 itinerary combining one of their best wing safaris with an island getaway. Kruger National Park in South Africa is well known for its spectacular game and the islands of Africa boast warm oceans, white sand beaches and cultural experiences that are unforgettable. Great Safaris combines a once-in-a-lifetime African safari and a luxurious retreat to the exotic Seychelles.
First travelers will jet off to South Africa to experience exceptional wildlife viewing at Savanna Private Game Reserve. At this exclusive 5-star lodge situation in the Kruger National park, Visitors will enjoy three nights in a luxury tented camp with superb game rangers and daily game safaris in search of the “Big 5”.
Open safari vehicles and private reserves provide the best, close-up game viewing and photographic opportunities. Savanna boasts specially-designed game viewing vehicles and highly trained guides with vast knowledge of the African bush . Numerous nearby dams and a series of waterholes in front of the lodge attract many species, especially in the dry winter months when elephants are daily visitors. Great Safaris’ guests can also embark on escorted walking safaris and enjoy alfresco dining under the star-studded African night skies.
Great Safaris’ travelers continue by air to Africa’s tropical heaven: the Seychelles Islands. They’ll spend five nights at the world-renowned Four Seasons Resort, in a sumptuous villa, perched above the topaz waters of the Indian Ocean. In Seychelles, travelers can swim, fish, dive, kite and snorkel – or simply chill and relax on some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. The Seychelles is one of the planet’s last undeveloped tropical Edens. Guests will surely fall in love with the azure skies, fine powder beaches, exotic marine life and a luxuriantly unhurried lifestyle.
Departures for Great Safaris new 13-day itinerary will run weekly June through October 2013. The land cost is $6695 per person based on double occupancy. Great Safaris can also accommodate travelers with flight arrangements. Sample airfare from Washington D.C.: $2995 (includes all taxes, fees and internal Africa flights).
Great Safaris, www.greatsafaris.com