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BUCKET LIST EXPERIENCES IN AFRICA

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Dear Traveller,

bucket list
noun

  1. a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.

Each new year presents a fresh opportunity to explore your bucket list. We have combined a list of our personal favourites and would like to share them with you. 

All of these can easily be included in your African safari itinerary. 

Wishing you and your family an adventure filled 2019.

Yours in travel,
Live 4 Africa Travel Team
“Passionate about Africa and service”

1. Spend a night under the stars on Safari

A luxurious treehouse beneath a canopy of stars is the ultimate bush suite built on stilts. This is an unique safari experience – one where you can feel immersed in the magic of romance in Africa. A starbed experience will be an unforgettable anniversary surprise or, for the wildlife adventurer wanting to disconnect form the day to day digital jungle.

2. Devil’s Pool in Zambia

Enjoy an exhilarating swim to the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls. The Devil’s Pool is usually open between mid August and mid January – depending on Zambezi water levels. The view from the edge is totally mesmerizing as you feel the force of the Zambezi flowing past you and crashing down over the precipice.

3. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda or Rwanda

Truly a once in a lifetime experience. The Mountain Gorilla is the world’s most endangered great ape and only found in protected forests in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. To see Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat is every safari lover’s dream and a true bucket list experience. 

Coming face to face with a gorilla is an exhilarating feeling that is hard to describe.

Tip: Gorilla permits are very popular and not many permits are available and are sold out far in advance, especially in high season (June to September as well as from December up to February.). Pre-booked permits are essential. We recommend making arrangements to obtain permits long before your travel date. Let us know how we can assist. Permits in Uganda cost $600 and in Rwanda $1500. 
Have a chat with one of our African safari to assist with arrangements.

4. Float on a Mokoro in Botswana

The mokoro is a traditional canoe-like vessel commonly used as a mode of transport in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. To go on a mokoro safari is very popular activity among travellers seeking the opportunity to fully experience the sound and sights of nature without running the risk of scaring wildlife off with a motor. A mokoro experience is about 2 – 3 hours long and will end with sundowners on land admiring the beautiful African sunset. Guides are highly knowledgeable about the surroundings. Perfect experience for keen photographers. 

5. Luxury Mobile Camping Safari in Botswana

Comfortable mobile camping allowing to get even closer to the African wilderness. The entire journey will be hosted by an experienced guide offering an engaging experience throughout the ‘glamping’ adventure. 

6. Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti in Tanzania

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Serengeti National Park in a hot air balloon. Rise at dawn and float in whichever direction the wind steers you appreciating the magnificent panorama at bird’s eye-view over the Serengeti. End off with an incredible ‘champagne’ breakfast in the bush.

7. Giving Back – Cultural Tour in South Africa

Live 4 Africa Travel supports Uthando Social Development Projects in Cape, Town South Africa. Uthando (Love) offers authentic, uplifting, fun, inspirational, interactive and meaningful tours visiting the community projects with which Uthando is working and supporting.

The core focus of the tour however is visiting interesting, innovative and inspiring community development projects and the incredible people driving these projects.

These tours run as daily scheduled tours or private tours for groups of any size. On any given tour 3 or 4 diverse community projects are visited.

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IS AN INDELIBLE AFRICAN VACATION ON YOUR BUCKET LIST FOR 2019?

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Dear Traveller,

The year has almost come to an end and we trust 2018 has been kind to you. 

If visiting Africa is on your 2019 wish list, Live 4 Africa Travel would like to share three brand new & exciting travel ideas. 
Exclusive African luxury journeys that will allow you to experience Cape Town, the Kruger National Park, the Okavango Delta, Vic Falls, Hwange National Park, Mana Pools, Kafue National Park and the pristine Benguerra Island in Mozambique.

All of these journeys can be tailored to suit your unique travel needs. 

Wishing you and your family a wonderful festive season. 

Yours in travel,
Live 4 Africa Travel Team
“Passionate about Africa and service” 

13 Day – Cape Town, Delta, Vic Falls, Hwange & Mana Pools Luxury Safari

Enjoy the many highlights that Cape Town has to offer; beautiful beaches, a foodies playground, vibrant nightlife and some of the best award-winning wines produced in the Cape Winelands
Start your safari at an intimate luxury safari camp in the remote and wild Okavango Delta; the Delta is a World Heritage Site and considered one of the most unbelievable wilderness sanctuaries in Africa.

Then journey to Vic Falls in Zambia to spend some time at a gorgeous lodge situated right on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. There are plenty of wildlife to be seen particularly in the dry season and can be viewed while boating on the Zambezi River. Continue your safari in the memorable Hwange National Park. Hwange is the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe. Here you will find one of the densest concentrations of wildlife in Africa, in particular large herds of elephant and buffalo especially in the dry winter months (from June to October).

End your adventure at one of the most remote and beautiful areas in Zimbabwe – Mana Pools. Mana Pools is currently very much in the spotlight due to the new David Attenborough series Dynasties on BBChighlighting the plight of the painted wolves. Be sure to give this series a watch.
Cost from USD 15,100 per person sharing
(price subject to rate of exchange)

11 Days – Luxury Private Island & Kruger Safari 

Stay at a brand new exclusive safari lodge in the Big 5 rich Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The Timbavati is adjacent to the famous Kruger National Park and is renowned for its excellent wildlife sightings. Spot wildlife from the comfort of your private suite. Experiences on offer are bush walks, game drives, bush breakfasts & dinners.
End your Africa vacation at Mozambique’s first luxury eco-boutique resort. Experience barefoot luxury on a pristine private island home to only three resorts. Benquerra Island is a snorkellers and diver’s paradise. This itinerary is suitable for families, honeymooners, adventure travellers & celebrating special occasions. 

Free night on us included at Azura Benquerra (valid for travel during 7 January – 15 December 2019)

Price from USD 8,010 per person sharing
(price subject to rate of exchange)

8 Day – Kafue National Park Safari

This itinerary offers three magnificent camps in Kafue National Park, one of the largest areas of unspoiled wilderness. Each camp has its own character and style in different areas of the National Park making them completely unique.

Kafue is home to fantastic concentrations of common antelope species such as Puku, Lechwe and Wildebeest, but also comparative rarities not easily seen in most other places in Africa: roan, oribi, secretive sitatunga and hartebeest. Kafue is also home to lion, cheetah and the painted dog (wild dogs). For the birding enthusiasts Ross’s turaco, grey crowned crane, F├╝lleborn’s longclaw and locust finches have been spotted in Busanga Plains. 

This safari allows for excellent game viewing with a rich diversity of wildlife, stunning landscapes and unspoiled wilderness. Photographers, nature lovers and adventure travellers… this one is for you!

Book & pay 50% before 31 March 2019 and get all road transfers, park fees and bed levies included. 

Price from USD 3,850 per person sharing