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South Africa, Botswana and Mozambique

14 Day - Tuli Reserve | Mapungubwe | Kruger - Pafuri Wilderness Trail | Bamboozi Beach Lodge

Day 1 and 2 - Molema Bush Camp

Cross border through from SA to Botswana

Tuli Safari Lodge operates and manages two self-catering accommodation options in the Tuli Block – Tuli Bush Camps Nokalodi and Molema both rustic and serene, beautifully sited on the banks of the Limpopo. Molema offers four wooden chalets, three twins and one family each with en-suite bathroom, verandah and braai stand and four camping sites each with private shower/toilet/basin, and braai area. One chalet is at a very private site overlooking the Limpopo River but please note that it is 300m from the kitchen.

Towels, bedding and bathroom amenities are provided. Daily housekeeping service also provided. Fully-equipped kitchen (fridge/freezer, gas stove, cutlery, crockery, glasses and cooking utensils) and boma area available for chalet guests.

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Cross border through from Botswana to SA

Day 3 and 4 - Vhembe Wilderness Camp

vhembe-wilderness-campMapungubwe National Park: Limpopo Province's centre of biodiversity and safari authenticity, a gorgeous coming together of natural elements, mammals, plantlife, birds, and Vhembe Wilderness Camp. An eastern lying camp, resting quietly on the nearby valley ridge, just over from the Limpopo River, this attractive little camp is home to the complete selection of sights and sounds native to the greater Mapungubwe.

Guests at Vhembe Wilderness Camp are accommodated in en-suite wooden cabins, with decks overlooking the valley and solar electricity. Meals can be prepared in the fully equipped communal kitchen, with meals being taken in the boma area. Each cabin is furnished with two single beds and electric ceiling fans, as well as en-suite bathrooms.

Activities at Vhembe include the local heritage tour, morning, sunset and night drives, guided archaeological tours, and the exciting three hour Tree Top Walk.


Day 5, 6 and 7 - Pafuri Wilderness Trail

Walk through one of the most remote and diverse places in the Kruger: the riverine areas of the Limpopo and Luvuvhu rivers and secret perennial springs interspersed with rugged baobab-dotted kopjes that jut from mopane woodland. Endless vistas across palm-studded floodplains, acacia woodland and ethereal riverine forest combine excellently with wildlife and bird encounters.

Pafuri Walking Trail is a three-night, four-day walking trail in the spectacular, private Makuleke Concession of the northern Kruger National Park. It is perhaps the best area for walking in the entire Park and is blessed not only with exceptional biodiversity but also spectacular scenery, seasonally high densities of many large mammal species, a feeling of wilderness and remoteness, and a sense of history. There is no better way to explore this magnificent area than on foot.

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Day 8 - Letaba

Letaba rest camp, the "river of sand" is one of the Kruger Park’s premium lush, green getaways, shaded under the gaze of the area’s prominent sycamore fig tree. The tone of this camp is comprised of the impressions of its gorgeous setting, the vibrant plant and animal populations of the area lending it a lively, colourful tone.

Accommodation at the camp is facilitated in a series of sixty tent sites, complete with electricity points and communal ablution and cooking facilities, as well as electric hotplates and washing up facilities. Furthermore, three-bed huts are available, with fridges, fans and air conditioners, and perimeter or river views; elevated two-bed and four-bed safari tents are offered, all permanent units, with fridges, standing fans and verandas. A further eighty thatch African style bungalows are available, each unit equipped with en-suite bathroom units, air-conditioning or fans, and kitchenettes.

Guest cottages have en-suite and separate bathrooms in each unit, air conditioning and ceiling fans, outdoor braai (barbecue) facilities and kitchens. Finally, the guest houses offered are luxury units, occupying prime locations for guests, with riverside views, microwave ovens and limited-channel DSTV televisions. Melville guest house sleeps nine people. Fish Eagle guest house sleeps eight, and has its own bird hide.

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Cross border through Giriyondo Border Post (Kruger to Mozambique)

Day 9 - Honeypot

Ideally located just off the main EN1 road 15km south of Xai Xai the Honeypot is a welcome oasis from the heat of the road. Honey Pot provides wooden houses and we have a camping site for those who love the outdoors. With a selection of accommodation on offer including simple 2 bed chalets, 3 and 4 sleeper self catering chalets, and 6 and 8 sleeper self contained houses and camping. Plenty of grass and shady areas mean the whole family can chill out and relax, cool drinks and beers are available and meals can be ordered from the takeaway menu.

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Day 10, 11, 12 and 13 - Bamboozi Beach Lodge

Bamboozi Beach Lodge is hidden in the center of a coconut grove next to a stretch of a untouched beach and surrounded by rural villages; this eco-friendly backpackers/beach lodge is built entirely from natural materials. Endless summer days can be spent swimming, surfing, snorkeling and diving in the warm Indian Ocean, or walking for miles along deserted beaches.  When it is time to take a sun or sea break, chill out under a beach umbrella and soak up the peace and quiet. Tofo is fast becoming famous for the resident Mantas, Whale sharks, Dolphins, Turtles and Humpback whales.

The Bamboozi Restaurant & Bar, situated on the top of the dune with spectacular views of the Mozambican coastline, offers scrumptious seafood, veggie delights and local dishes, and more basic food such as pizza and toasted sandwiches.  And the beers are always cold!

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Day 14 - Back to civilisation


  • More or less days can be added to this safari.
  • Safari starts and ends Hoedspruit.
  • The 1st nights accommodation in Hoedspruit can be included if requested. This is necessary to depart early the next morning for Tuli.
  • Road charters and flights to and from Johannesburg can be included if requested.


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