With five luxury safari tents, this tranquil camp is on the banks of the Machampane River and situated in Parque Nacionale do Limpopo, the Mozambique sector of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. . Guests get close to nature through morning and evening walks with guides and armed rangers. It’s all about seeing the flora and fauna that are never seen while driving. Evenings are spent around a fire in the boma giving guests an opportunity to hear and view the African night.
Wilderness Hiking Trails along the Palarangala or Lebombo, 4×4 self-drive Eco-Trails along the Shingwedzi, Canoe on the Rio Elefantes or Backpack and Fish through the Elefantes Gorge Trails in Parque Nacional do Limpopo, the Mozambique sector of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. The Wilderness Hiking and Canoe trails are fully catered and portered, while the 4×4 Eco-Trail and Backing & Fishing Trail are self-catered. All trails are guided.
At 2200m, Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is the highest Lodge in the Northern Drakensberg. Situated for access to Sentinel Peak and the escarpment, this is an ideal place for backpackers, hikers and climbers who want to explore the Maloti Drakensberg. It is also home to the endangered Bearded Vulture and extraordinary mountain flora. Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge has double-bed en-suite chalets, and two-room family units. The facilities include a restaurant, bar and lounge with fireplace and television.
Remote, luxurious and one of a kind, !Xaus Lodge provides an intricate getaway for those fortunate enough to stay there. Located in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, the lodge is surrounded by red sand dunes roamed by big cats and overlooks a vast saltpan and waterhole fed with fresh water. The central lodge is surrounded by 12 individual chalets, each with their own deck overlooking the saltpan. This central living space is made up of a welcoming reception area, a relaxing lounge with a large fireplace, a carefully selected library, and a unique dinner area overlooking the pan. If you are looking for a unique getaway experience, !Xaus Lodge may be your answer.
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The African Ivory Route was established with the adventure traveler in mind. A selection of unique and off the beaten track destinations were therefore a more important consideration than ease of access. Access to some of the camps is adventurous and may require 4 wheel drive vehicles while others can be conveniently accessed with an ordinary vehicle.
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