Your Get the Personal Touch Experience
The Get the Personal Touch package allows you to enjoy an exclusive safari while staying at an elegant lodge, in the private malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. The reserve is situated on the border with Botswana. It has abundant wildlife and you can try and spot all the members of the Big Five, as well as Cheetah and Wild Dog while on your guided game drives.
You will be accommodated in a secluded, comfortable suite that has an en-suite bathroom with an outdoor shower. The lodge has wonderful colonial safari decor and a beautiful rim-flow pool which overlooks the waterhole. You will enjoy excellent personal service during your stay.
Discover the many animals of the reserve while on twice daily game drives, guided by an expert ranger who will tell you more about their habits. In the evenings you will enjoy delicious candlelight dinners out in the boma under the stars.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Madikwe Game Reserve
On the first day of your Get the Personal Touch safari package, you will be met by your friendly pilot at O.R. Tambo International Airport where you will catch a light aircraft flight to the Madikwe airstrip. Once you have landed in Madikwe, you will be met by your guide and driven to the lodge. This drive is a great introduction to some of the regions spectacular wildlife.
You will have time to settle into your private and luxurious suite, and depending on what time you arrive, you will enjoy a refreshing lunch. In the afternoon, after tea, you will set out on an exciting game drive. This will be led by your knowledgeable guide who will help you track down the wildlife including, the “super seven” – Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard as well as Cheetah and Wild Dog.
Day 2 - 3: Madikwe Game Reserve
You will spend the next 2 days exploring the beautiful Madikwe Game Reserve. After an early wake-up call you will enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, before heading out on your morning game drive. The Madikwe Game Reserve has many diverse habitats, and you may see desert adapted animals such as Oryx (Gemsbok), as well as antelope more typical of the savannah such as Zebra.
Your guide will stop in a suitable spot for you to stretch your legs and have a cup of tea before continuing on. You may come across Wild Dogs, one of Africa’s most endangered predators. Returning to the lodge you will savour a sumptuous breakfast. You will then have some time to relax and perhaps have a spa treatment in your suite (optional). The beautiful rim-flow pool is also the ideal spot to cool off during the heat of the day.
After a late lunch you will once again head into the reserve to see what wildlife you encounter; maybe an Elephant feeding; or a glimpse of Cheetah hunting. You’ll stop and enjoy sundowners in the reserve and watch as the sun slips below the horizon. In the evening you will delight in a delicious Pan- African style meal served out under the stars (weather permitting).
Day 4: Madikwe Game Reserve - Johannesburg
On the final day of your Get the Personal Touch Package, you will enjoy one final early morning game drive and a tasty breakfast back at the lodge. You will be driven back to the Madikwe airstrip, where you will catch a light air-craft flight back to Johannesburg.
Price list for Get the Personal Touch: Deluxe Madikwe Package
4 Day Package: Fly-In Option
Prices are per person sharing
|2013-05-01 to 2013-12-15
This 4 Day Get the Personal Touch Package is calculated for 2 people sharing a suite. It is fully inclusive of all meals and game activities. It includes flights on a light aircraft ex/to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Rates are valid for 2012 / 2013 but may vary depending on the season and daily currency exchange rate.
- Return light aircraft flight Johannesburg - Madikwe airstrip
- Passenger service charge, tax and fuel charge
- Return complimentary road transfer Madikwe airstrip - lodge
- 3 nights in a chalet with an outdoor shower
- All meals, tea, coffees and 2 game activities daily
- 14 % VAT
- Entrance fee for Madikwe Game Reserve per person/stay
- Landing fee Madikwe Game Reserve
- Telephone calls and bar account
- Spa treatments
- All other flights, services and transfers