Wilderness safaris, white desert introduce new trips :: Mmegi Online
Through this partnership, corporate guests will enjoy the most awe-inspiring experiences, hand-crafted to showcase the best of what Wilderness Safaris and White Desert have to offer. The first two routes will take place in November and December 2021.
Wilderness Safaris is a pioneer in conservation tourism and has built a collective of remote destinations in Africa, each unique and wild. White Desert has made exploration easy and transformed the secluded beauty of Antarctica into an exclusive backdrop for adventure, offering luxury accommodation and a host of experiences, including ice climbing, mountain descent. abseiling, climbing and rope walking, as well as the rare highlight of a visit to the South Pole.
The first itinerary, Legendary Landscapes: Antarctica and Botswana, is a 15-day trip that will run from November 22 to December 6, exploring the highlights of Cape Town, Antarctica and Botswana. After two nights at the exclusive Cape Grace Hotel, a maximum of 12 guests will depart by private jet to the brand new Wolf’s Fang Camp in White Desert. During their four-night stay, guests will take a 2.5-hour flight to Atka Bay, where they will witness one of nature’s most spectacular and least-visited events: The Birth emperor penguin chicks. Guests have exclusive access to Atka Bay to see chicks stepping on their parents’ toes for the first time! Plus, they can participate in a plethora of activities, including trekking through ice waves, exploring crystal caves, and exploring ice tunnels, accompanied by highly trained White Desert guides. Guests will then return to Cape Town on the same private jet for two nights to regroup and relax while being picked up by a guide from Wilderness Safaris Private Journeys.
The Botswana leg of the adventure will begin in the Okavango Delta, one of the richest and most extraordinary regions in Africa. Accommodation includes three nights at Wilderness Safaris contemporary Vumbura Plains camp, before flying to the extraordinary Linyanti Wildlife Sanctuary for three nights at the newly reconstructed DumaTau. From expert-guided game drives and mokoro (pirogue) excursions in the delta to nature walks and walks in the Linyanti, guests will have the opportunity to experience a range of exhilarating wildlife encounters, while being hosted by a specialist in Wilderness Safaris. private photo guide throughout their trip to Botswana.
The second 19-day trip, Wild Desert Adventure: Antarctica and Namibia, offers two of the world’s most remote luxury travel experiences, ranging from the southernmost point on earth to the far-flung deserts of Namibia. Scheduled from December 27 to January 14, the itinerary follows a similar format, but with a longer six-night stay at Wolf’s Fang Camp to allow for an overnight flight trip to the South Pole, which is visited by less than 800 people each year. Besides standing at the end of the world, guests will enjoy the same penguin experience and activities as per the above itinerary. Guests will then return to Cape Town for a short two-night stay at the exclusive One & Only before flying to Namibia to experience the highlights of the Namib Desert and the spectacular scenery of the world famous Sossusvlei dunes while staying at the recently rebuilt Little Kulala Wilderness Safaris. Guests will then fly to the remote northwest of Namibia to experience a life-changing journey to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, photographing the unique desert-adapted wildlife of the Hoanib Valley, finally ending at the magnificent Serra Cafema to visit the unique and rich culture of the Himba People.