This Valentine’s season, Lion World Travel is celebrating the season of love with three of the most romantic safari journeys exploring South Africa, the island of Mozambique, and Tanzania. The Toronto-based safari outfitter invites guests to celebrate their love on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure while unwinding at 5-star luxury camps and properties, offering a plethora of wildlife encounters, immersive activities, delicious dining and wellness treatments.
African Dream Honeymoon – 11 nights
A honeymoon at its finest and a journey sure to start a union of two in the best way possible in South Africa and the stunning island of Mozambique. Couples begin their adventure in Cape Town at the five-star luxurious Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. They will savour a complimentary three-course dinner at Azure Restaurant as well as a complimentary Couples Rasul spa treatment. Newlyweds will enjoy a gourmet picnic atop Table Mountain and share a romantic sunset over the city. Onwards, guests embark on their first open vehicle game drive at the luxurious Dulini Private Game Reserve and the next day, have the option of a bush walk with a seasoned field guide. They will fly to Vilanculos and be whisked away to Azura Benguerra Island Lodge by helicopter, where they will spend 4-nights at their beach villa including all meals. Guests will unwind at this beach paradise, embark on a sunset cruise, sandy beach strolls and relaxation by the pool paired with refreshing cocktails. An experience to deepen connections and offer memories for newlyweds to carry forward for a lifetime.
The Royal Treatment – 10 nights
The romance of a South Africa getaway awaits as guests begin their journey at the luxurious Silo House in Cape Town, followed by an unforgettable stay in an ultra-luxurious suite at La Residence Hotel. The property is set on a private wine estate in the picturesque Cape Winelands surrounded by vineyards, olive orchards and lavender fields. Travellers will be enthralled by the cliff-perched Birkenhead House in Hermanus at the luxury safari lodge where they indulge in private wine tastings at the property’s wine cellar. They will discover the best of what this charming town offers – the migration of southern right whales. Hermanus is said to be the best land-based whale-watching destination in the world. Guests will catch a flight to Hoedspruit and the start of a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience a The Royal Malewane Safari Lodge and Spa in luxurious comfort and seclusion. The journey ends with two days in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve where travellers can choose to enjoy game drives mixed with rejuvenation at the spa and pool, along with fine dining and South Africa’s finest wines.
Platinum Tanzania – 8 nights
Travellers will enjoy Tanzania in true luxury on this 8-day, unforgettable experience. Calling the 5-star Tarangire Treetops home for a while is a unique opportunity where guests stay in baobab tree-attached platforms, surrounded by elephant herds and tree-climbing lions. On their next adventure, guests will board a light aircraft flight to the Grumeti Reserve in the Serengeti National and stay at the luxurious Singita Faru Faru Lodge in a one-bedroom tented suite. They will embark on exhilarating morning, afternoon and night game drives. During specific periods, millions of migrating animals can be seen through the plains of Central Serengeti where guests stay at the ultra-luxurious One Nature’s Nyaruswiga Safari Camp. In the evening, they can visit the Astral Observation Deck, equipped with a high-powered telescope to gaze at the celestial wonders of the night skies. An optional balloon safari at sunrise soaring over the Serengeti treats guests to a bird’s-eye view of incredible wildlife, an experience to be felt and seen at least once in a lifetime.