14
Days
From
£16,750
Per person
Wildlife & Safari
Tour & Beach
Africa
Jun - Dec

For that exclusive bush & beach holiday combo, this itinerary will let you experience the elegance and seclusion these properties offer. This itinerary can be done as a stand-alone itinerary or as an add on, to another itinerary.  Great for couples, honeymooners, and families.

With the Sabi Sands having the highest concentration of leopards in South Africa, you are guaranteed an experience of a lifetime! And when staying in one of the exclusive use Plains Houses at Cheetah Plains, you cannot do it any better. It’s the cutting edge of safari with modern minimalist style private villas, electric vehicles and ultimate privacy.

An archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa, Seychelles is one of the best destinations for that remote exclusivity. It is home to white sandy beaches, coral reefs, the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises.

At a Glance

  • Search for the Big Five in Sabi Sands on private safari vehicles
  • Experience the best of Seychelles barefoot luxury at Six Senses
  • Ultimate style and privacy of Cheetah Plains safari villas

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Itinerary

Accommodation

Practical Info

  • Day 1
    Fly to Joannesburg

    Check in for an overnight flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo International airport

     

     

     

     

     

  • Day 2
    Johannesburg to Sabi Sands

    On landing you will be met in the arrival’s hall by a representative, and assisted to the Federal Air kiosk. Here you will check in and then be taken, by shuttle, to the private Federal Air hangar and departure lounge. At the lounge you can enjoy complimentary refreshments, canapés, light meals and Wi-Fi whilst waiting for your scheduled charter flight to the bush, in short it’s all taken care of.

    The flight is around one and a half hours to Sabi Sands and then it is only a 20 minute drive to your exclusive use Plains House. 

    On arrival, depending on the time, after lunch and time to relax by the plunge pool, get into the serene environment of the bush, there should be time for a first game drive. You'll usually go out as the afternoon cools into dusk and the animals are more active, the sighting in this wildlife-rich area are amazing. 

    Lodge: Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve

    Meals: Lunch & Dinner

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    Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve
  • Days 3 - 4
    Cheetah Plains and Sabi Sands exclusive safari

    During your stay you are able to take part in twice daily game drives with your private ranger and tracker, on prototype Land Cruiser Electric safari vehicles. Something rare in this area as well, there's bush walks for that up close and ultimate experience. The lodge also has an authentic way to visit villages should you wish. 

    And make time to relax at your Plains House for some touch therapy and beauty treatments, all included in your stay.

    Lodge: Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

     

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    Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve
  • Day 5
    Sabi Sands to Johannesburg

    After an unforgettable stay and one last game drive, it will be time to check out and take your scheduled charter flight back to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport. If you have stored any extra luggage at the Federal Air hangar, you can collect this, before a private transfer to The Saxon Hotel for a night in a luxurious oasis in the city. 

    Hotel: Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

    Meals: Breakfast

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    Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
  • Day 6
    Johannesburg to the Seychelles

    A private transfer to the airport for your flight to the Seychelles.

    The flight is around five hours,  direct from Johannesburg to the island of Mahé. And then to the  Six Senses Zil Pasyon it will be an exhilarating 20-minute helicopter flight, or a short domestic flight to Praslin Airport and a private speedboat transfer.

    Relax into the resort, kick off your shoes and get into the slow pace of island life.

    Hotel: Six Senses Zil Pasyon

    Meals: Breakfast

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    Six Senses Zil Pasyon
  • Days 7 - 12
    Seychelles in Six Senses Style

    With organic garden tours, island hoping, water-sports, luxury yacht trips, turtle experiences, hiking through the deep jungle of Félicité, sunset cruises and a cinema under the stars, you will be spoilt for choice on what to do. Or simply…do nothing.

    Six Senses is known for their world class spas and Zil Pasyon features 5 double treatment villas (Rock, Cave, Ocean, Nature and Floating) a nail bar, sauna and steam room, outdoor infinity pool, yoga and Meditation Pavilion where you can surrender to the healing hands of the skilled therapists, focus on meditation and relaxing spa treatments.

    Hotel: Six Senses Zil Pasyon

    Meals: Breakfast

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    Six Senses Zil Pasyon
  • Day 13
    Depart Seychelles

    After a leisurely morning, your transfer will be ready for the boat and flight or heli transfer back to the airport on Mahe, and then it’s time to check in for your departure flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

     

     

     

     

     

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Kruger National Park

Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve

‘Exclusive-use luxury and sustainable safari’

Rebuilt in 2018, Cheetah Plains is one of the most luxurious and eco advanced lodges in South Africa.  Situated within the North-West corner of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, world-renowned for its leopard sightings. The lodge is located one hour and thirty minutes drive from Hoedspruit Airport or a short charter flight to Arathusa Airstrip. Each of the three exclusive-use Plains Houses are beautifully appointed with a lounge, living room, dining area, sundeck with swimming pool, a fine wine galley filled with South African wines, four private suites, two of which are inter-leading and ideal for families, and private staff including a private chef, host, ranger and tracker and a dedicated wellness therapist.

Activities at the lodge include twice-daily game drives in almost silent electric land cruises, bushwalks, guided visits to the local villages, a climate-controlled gym and wellness treatments.

Johannesburg City

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

‘Multi award winning boutique hotel’

Lavish intimate ceremonies, personalised service and fine spa treatments are key themes of a stay at the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa where style and sophistication underpins all proceedings. This uncluttered environment is one perfectly tailored to simple pleasures like fine dining and light leisure pursuits. Suites here exude African elegance and offer a sanctuary to each the company of your loved one, with in room dining available from the excellent resort restaurant and some suites including dedicated butler service.

Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon

‘Ecological Jewel – Exploration for Everyone’

Situated on Félicité a private island northeast of Mahé, Six Senses Zil Payson occupies a third of the island and embraces and celebrates the surrounding nature. The Pool Villas and Residences offer accommodation from one to four bedrooms, perfect for couples or families. Every villa has a private infinity-edge pool and a personal GEM (Guest Experience Maker). There are four restaurant/bars and opportunity for private fine dining and live cooking experiences. Activities at the resort include water sports such as snorkelling, diving and fishing, cycling on a neighbouring island La Digue, golfing on Praslin Island, cooking classes and guided tours of UNESCO World Heritage Site Vallee de Mai. For relaxation there is a spa, gym and yoga and meditation classes.

14 Days from £16,750 Per person
Based on 2 adults sharing
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This trip includes

  • International and regional flights
  • Meet & Greet at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport
  • Detailed digest including maps, brochures, directions and information pack
  • Return Federal Air scheduled charter flights
  • 3 nights accommodation at Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve, in an exclusive-use Plains House, on a Fully Inclusive basis, including all meals, beverages, private wine gallery, laundry, private chef, spa therapist, game ranger and tracker as well as twice daily game drives (in private Electric Land-Cruiser vehicles), Nikon D850 camera with memory card and walking safaris
  • Return Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport road transfers
  • 1 nights accommodation at the Saxon Hotel, in a Luxury Suite, on a Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Return Mahé Airport helicopter transfers (Please note that the maximum weight permitted is 325kg including passengers and luggage. This service only operates during daylight hours)
  • 7 nights accommodation at Six Senses Zil Pasyon in a Hideaway Pool Villa on a Bed & Breakfast basis

This trip excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Community & Conservation levies
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Activities not mentioned above

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