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South Africa Solo Safari (10n) – Value

South Africa Solo Safari (10n) – Value

  • Days 1–4 : Cape Town
  • Days 5–7 : Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Days 8–10 : Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Guide Price : $6,073 per person
  • Duration : 10 nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : South Africa

One of our most popular value options, this trip begins in vibrant Cape Town before moving on to the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands for some seriously epic wildlife viewing! All properties we use are perfect for solo explorers.

During your time in the Mother City, you’ll stay at Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse, which is situated in a pleasant suburb on the slopes of Table Mountain. Next up is Motswari Private Game Lodge, an owner-run property close to the western boundary of the Kruger National Park – a location that guarantees great game viewing! Finally, you’ll stay at Notten’s Bush Camp. This is another owner-run property offering some superb safari activities! Service at all three places is first rate, and each has a fantastic social atmosphere.

Abbey Manor is a brilliant base from which to explore many of Cape Town’s finest attractions – not only Table Mountain, but also Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Peninsula, and the bustling V&A Waterfront. Once you’ve arrived at Motswari, your safari begins in earnest with expertly guided game drives, walks, safari interest talks, and sleep-outs. Notten’s offers vehicle and walking safaris too, as well as photographic safaris, cultural tours, and even golf!

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*  

All Of Our Vacations Are Tailor Made

The prices below are based on one adult traveling solo, and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your vacation. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $6,073 per person in low season

From approx $6,526 per person in high season

Prices include all internal flights, transfers, reserve fees, accommodation, and meals as specified in the day-to-day itinerary. Prices exclude international flights, tipping, visa, and any meals not included.

One of our most popular value options, this trip begins in vibrant Cape Town before moving on to the Timbavati and the Sabi Sands for some seriously epic wildlife viewing! All properties we use are perfect for solo explorers.

During your time in the Mother City, you’ll stay at Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse, which is situated in a pleasant suburb on the slopes of Table Mountain. Next up is Motswari Private Game Lodge, an owner-run property close to the western boundary of the Kruger National Park – a location that guarantees great game viewing! Finally, you’ll stay at Notten’s Bush Camp. This is another owner-run property offering some superb safari activities! Service at all three places is first rate, and each has a fantastic social atmosphere.

Abbey Manor is a brilliant base from which to explore many of Cape Town’s finest attractions – not only Table Mountain, but also Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Peninsula, and the bustling V&A Waterfront. Once you’ve arrived at Motswari, your safari begins in earnest with expertly guided game drives, walks, safari interest talks, and sleep-outs. Notten’s offers vehicle and walking safaris too, as well as photographic safaris, cultural tours, and even golf!

*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*  

Days 1–4 Cape Town

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On Day 1, you’ll touch down at Cape Town International Airport, receiving a VIP Meet & Greet. From here, you’ll travel to Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse via private road transfer. The location of this property is the quiet and well-to-do suburb of Oranjezicht. Abbey Manor is a Georgian house, with a lot of charm. The lounge is truly sumptuous, while the rooftop terrace is the perfect place to chill out and chat with your fellow travellers. There is also a solar-heated swimming pool! The property’s rooms are individually decorated and contain all the amenities you could desire for a comfortable stay – such as air conditioning, satellite television, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and mini-bar. Every room boasts lovely views of Cape Town. Abbey Manor is a brilliant base for checking out the main attractions of the Mother City. You can hike or take a cable car up Table Mountain, visit the V&A Waterfront, book on to a city tour, or relax in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. You’re also close to a great range of restaurants and bars, where you can mingle with the friendly locals. It’s an exciting start to your solo journey!

Board basis and activities:
B&B accommodation, including teas and coffees, and Wi-Fi. Please note, we can book activities, excursions, and in some cases make restaurant reservations for you while you’re in Cape Town. We suggest asking a member of our team for recommendations.

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Days 5–7 Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

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On the fifth day of your trip, you’ll leave Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse and return to Cape Town’s international airport via private road transfer. You’ll board a flight bound for Hoedspruit Airport, and once you’ve landed you’ll have another private road transfer to Motswari Private Game Lodge. This is a family-owned and -run property, with a very friendly atmosphere. The communal areas include an open-fronted lounge, which has beautiful views over the lodge’s manicured lawns and beyond to the Sohebele river. There’s also a rim-flow swimming pool, overlooking a nearby waterhole! Guest accommodation consists of 15 well-appointed bungalows, all with air conditioning, excellent en-suite facilities, and views of the surrounding bush. Motswari offers extended game drives both at sunrise and at sunset, as well as guided walking safaris. This area of the Timbavati has a wealth of wildlife – all Big Five, plus cheetah, wild dog, antelopes, gazelles, and much more, including hundreds of birds!

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring early morning refreshments, brunch, high tea, four-course dinner, and two game drives.

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Days 8–10 Sabi Sands Game Reserve

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The final part of your trip involves the wildlife-rich Sabi Sands Game Reserve! Come Day 8, you’ll leave Motswari Private Game Lodge and you’ll be driven in a private vehicle to Notten’s Bush Camp. This property has a friendly vibe and fabulous communal areas. They include an indoor lounge with a fully stocked bar and wine cellar, as well as an open-plan lounge and dining room flowing out on to a deck. The deck overlooks a busy waterhole, so you don’t even have to leave camp to enjoy some wildlife viewing! Notten’s has a 20-metre lap pool too, as well as a serene spa. There are just eight guest suites, all elegantly furnished. Each includes overhead fans, comfortable en-suite bathroom, and sliding doors on to a private deck. At night, all areas of camp are lit by candles, making for a magical atmosphere! Notten’s offers early morning and evening game drives, bush walks, bird watching, photographic safaris, and cultural tours. This part of South Africa is also home to all Big Five, in addition to numerous other predators and herbivores – and, of course, plenty of birds!

Board basis and activities:
All-inclusive accommodation, featuring three meals daily, a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, and two game drives and one bush walk per day. 

On your last day, you’ll leave Notten’s Bush Camp and travel to Skukuza Airport via shared road transfer. From here, you’ll catch a flight to Johannesburg’s O. R. Tambo International Airport, arriving in good time for your flight/s home.

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