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Seychelles and South Africa: Big5 Safari, Entabeni


HRM10J
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,490
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This Seychelles and safari holiday combines a Big5 safari in the malaria free Entabeni Game Reserve in South Africa, where you can see all the Big5. with spectacular Praslin island in the Seychelles archipelago, where you can see giant tortoises & swim in warm turqoise waters. Visit famous Anse Lazio beach & Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, home of the Coco de Mer. All game drives, light aircraft flights & transfers included.
Seychelles and Safari Holiday Malaria Free Entabeni South Africa Big5
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Seychelles and Safari Holiday
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South Africa
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Entabeni Game Reserve
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Malaria Free Big5 Game Drives
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Praslin Island
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Anse Lazio Beach
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Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
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Island Hopping
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Giant Tortoises, Curieuse Island
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Snorkelling, St Pierre Island
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Seychelles and Safari Holiday
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South Africa
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Entabeni Game Reserve
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Malaria Free Big5 Game Drives
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Praslin Island
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Anse Lazio Beach
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Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
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Island Hopping
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Giant Tortoises, Curieuse Island
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Snorkelling, St Pierre Island
Day 1
You will be met at Johannesburg Airport and transferred 3.5-hours to the beautiful malaria-free Waterberg Mountains, a UNESCO biosphere renowned for its diversity of plant and bird life.
 
After checking into your lodge, enjoy a safari in your Private Game Reserve where game viewing opportunities should present themselves almost immediately. Hope to see several species of antelope, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and numerous other plains game before dining under the stars.
Days 2 To 3
Rise early to take advantage of the best game viewing conditions of the day, and enjoy a thrilling open top safari with a lodge ranger in your malaria free private game reserve, with its many beautiful sandstone monoliths, ravines and waterfalls.
 
With numerous different species of mammals and reptiles in the park, you can hope to see several of the Big Five - lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard - as well as many other interesting species such as giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, eland, kudu, sable antelope, waterbuck, warthog, baboon and much more. Bird watching is outstanding and you can see hippo and crocodiles in the dam.
  
Return to the lodge for breakfast and in the late afternoon enjoy another thrilling game drive with a lodge ranger. After a beautiful African sunset, enjoy the balmy evening and pristine stars of the Milky Way as you have never seen them before – as well as the spectacular Southern Cross.
 
Note: Most lodges do not allow children < 6 on open top game drives.
Day 4
After some final early morning game viewing, transfer 3.5-hours from the Waterberg Mountains to Johannesburg.
 
Check into your hotel conveniently situated near Johannesburg Airport.
Day 5
Make your own way by free hotel shuttle or on foot (depending on location of your hotel) to Johannesburg Airport for your onward flight.

You will be met at Mahe Airport and transferred to your hotel in the spectacularly beautiful Seychelles.
 
Check in and relax on this paradise island, surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters and coral reefs.
Day 6
Today transfer to Mahe Airport for your light aircraft flight to beautiful Praslin Island.
 
Check into your hotel and relax on this island paradise.
Days 7 To 8
Relax and enjoy the pristine beaches of Praslin, the second largest island in the Seychelles.
 
Be sure to visit popular Cote d'Or Beach, the longest on Praslin island with several small shops, dive and activity centres. Also visit famous Anse Lazio Beach in the north, with its picturesque granite boulders, white sands and clear turquoise waters.
 
During your stay do try and visit the beautiful Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, which is the home of the gigantic Coco de Mer palm trees, whose enormous seeds resemble the woman's pelvis. This tropical forest also offers sanctuary to birds such as the endangered black parrot and the endemic bulbul.
Day 9
This morning we recommend transferring to Baie Sainte Anne Harbour to embark on a full day 3 Islands sailing adventure.
 
Our first stop is the small island of Cousin, with its pristine eco-system & nature reserve that is home to many rare bird. We continue to the mangroves of Curieuse Island Marine Park, which is home to over 100 giant tortoises that roam free, as well as giant crabs.
 
After a delicious BBQ lunch on board our yacht, we continuing to St. Pierre, a very small island that offers superb snorkelling opportunities, before returning to Praslin island.
 
Note: Take your swimming costume, towel, sunscreen & insect repellent. Minimum of 12 people required on the day to guarantee departure. Tour operates on a Tuesday and Thursday only.
Day 10
We suggest transferring to Baie Sainte Anne Harbour this morning to board the 15-minute ferry to pretty La Digue Island, the fourth largest granitic island in the Seychelles archipelago.
 
On arrival at La Digue harbour, you will be taken to the cycle shop to collect your bike. Your day is then free to independently explore this relatively less developed island, where the pace of life is slower and all transport is by bicycle or golf cart.
 
Be sure to visit Anse Source D'Argent, one of the most photographed beaches in the world with its gigantic granite boulders, palm trees and turquoise waters. It is a level 10-minute cycle ride or 40-minute walk from the village. When you arrive, don’t stop at the first cove but walk along the beach as there are many more coves that are less crowded.
 
Also visit Veuve Nature Reserve, which is home to the rare black paradise flycatcher, of which there are only about 100 left in the wild. From here enjoy views of La Digue's tallest peak - Belle Vue (or Eagle's Nest Mountain). Lunch is for your own account today, with the ferry back to Praslin island departing at 16.30 from La Digue harbour.
Day 11
Transfer to Praslin Airport for your light aircraft flight to Mahe Airport and your flight home.
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