2022 Southern Africa & Antarctica by Luxury Private Jet

CAPE TOWN / KWANDWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, South Africa • SOSSUSVLEI, Namibia • ANTARCTICA

Membership is strictly limited to 12 Travelers

16 DAYS | November 6 – 21, 2022 | BEGIN: Cape Town, South Africa END: Cape Town, South Africa

• Suite accommodations and Luxury Sleeping Pods at no extra charge for all tour members
• A-la-Carte at restaurants and Room Service
• Special entertainment and gala evenings
• Window seating for all excursions and safaris
• Leisure time in each destination to enjoy the facilities
• All gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel staff and Lakani Tour Managers
• “Luggage-One-Touch” from start to finish
• Fly directly between destinations and avoid typical airport crowds at private terminals

Your VIP Private Jet, which normally seats more than 40, has been custom-fitted for only 15 travelers with luxurious leather club seats and posh interiors.  Your cabin crew will graciously anticipate all of your in-flight needs, while serving first class cuisine with fine wines and champagnes.  Experience arrivals like royalty, often at private terminals, where you hardly realize the usual customs and immigration formalities have taken place.

Highlights

  • Sossusvlei, Namibia – Gaze at the large red dunes, some of the highest in the world
  • Private Game Reserve – one of the largest Big Five game-viewing areas in South Africa
  • Cape Town, South Africa – Iconic Table Mountain and Cape Winelands
  • Antarctica – visit the Emperor Penguin Colony with newly hatched chicks

PRICING

2022 - $159,500

Cost Per Person, Share Basis

$62,500

Single Room Supplement

  • Suite Accommodations except in Antarctica
  • ‘Dine By Choice’ A-la-Carte meals at the finest local restaurants where available and in room dining
  • Special entertainment and knowledgeable local experts
  • Window seats for all sightseeing and safaris
  • Leisure time at destinations to enjoy the facilities
  • All gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel staff as well as your Lakani Tour Managers
  • Fly directly between destinations and avoid typical airport
    crowds at private terminals
  • ‘Luggage One-Touch’ from start to finish

November 6, 2022  •  Cape Town, South Africa -- Table Bay Hotel

Arrive Cape Town International Airport where you will be met with V-VIP Fastrack service and a private transfer to the city and your accommodations with views of iconic Table Mountain and the harbour.  Gather with fellow travelers and your Lakani Tour Managers for a welcome cocktail party and dinner.

November 7, 8 & 9  •  Sossusvlei, Namibia -- &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Board the Lakani Private Jet this morning and fly to Windhoek, capital of Namibia.  There you will transfer to a private charter flight bound for Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert.  Gaze at the large red dunes, some of the highest in the world, that surrounds the salt and clay pan in the Namib-Naukluft National Park.  You’ll see them from your luxury accommodations at the newly renovated lodge.

Explore the area on guided walks, nature drives, and by quad-bikes.  View San rock paintings and petrified dunes.  Discover Sesriem Canyon and Deadvlei on excursions.  Float above the spectacular dunes in various hues from orange to terra cotta that tower over the vast, dry pan.  Join the resident astronomer for an evening of unforgettable stargazing at the state-of-the-art observatory.

November 10, 11 & 12  •  Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa -- Great Fish River Lodge

Return to South Africa by private jet, arriving in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape Province and continue to your luxury camp at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.  Settle into your luxurious accommodations inspired by nature, and perhaps step out onto your own private plunge pool on your thatched terrace with unmatched views over the sweeping landscape.

Kwandwe is one of the largest private Big Five game viewing areas in South Africa, nestled in the heart of the unspoiled Eastern Cape province known as Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.  Its pristine wilderness is home to the famous Big 5 as well as a diverse number of smaller and more unusual species.  Thousands of animals including lion, black and white rhino, buffalo, elephant and cheetah roam these expansive plains.  The Reserve is also sanctuary to numerous other threatened and endangered species.

Explore the vast wilderness with morning, afternoon and night game drives in an open safari vehicle or join a guided nature walk to truly connect with the untamed world around you.

Participate in an extraordinary conservation experience known as “rhino notching”.  Track rhino and witness the darting of the endangered giants before you assist the veterinarian team in notching the sleeping rhino’s ear for research and security monitoring.  Learn how this program helps to keep the animals safe and cherish the unforgettable touch of a rhino.

November 13 & 14  •  Cape Town, South Africa -- Table Bay Hotel

Bid farewell to the Eastern Cape and step aboard our Private Jet to Cape Town.  Proceed to Simonstown for lunch and a visit with the adorable African Penguins at Boulders Beach.  There will be plenty of time for selfies with the famous colony.  Then head back towards Cape Town via scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive to your awaiting luxury suite at your sophisticated world of luxury hotel overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

If weather permits, take a ride on the Cable Car up Table Mountain.  Then drive through the beautiful wine country to Stellenbosch, where you’ll be treated to a private master cellar wine tasting.  Board a side car for a unique ride through the charming village and end at the exceptional Tokara Wine Estate for lunch.  Return to your hotel in time for a rest, perhaps a spa visit, and dinner at your leisure.

November 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19  •  Antarctica -- Whichaway Campl

Board the Private Jet for your exciting five-hour journey across the Southern Ocean to Antarctica.  Enter the Polar Circle and experience the continuous daylight of the Antarctic summer as you make your way to Wolf”s Fang runway.  Change to a chartered DC-3 for your flight to Whichaway Camp, your luxury state-of-the-art and eco-friendly home in Antarctica.

Experience the wonder of Antarctica in whichever way suits your style.  Take a walk to the incredible ice waves.  Delve into beautiful, yet surreal ice tunnels.  Try your hand at kite-skiing, ice climbing and even abseiling down the face of a nunatak.  Learn about the incredible life cycle of the Emperor Penguins from an expert before a scenic 2 1/2 hour trip across Antarctica on a chartered aircraft to see the actual penguin colony at Atka Bay.  These are the real-life stars of “March of the Penguins” with 14,000 breeding pairs and their newly hatched chicks.

Enjoy a 4×4 safari through snow and ice to the Schirmacher Oasis and admire fabulous views over the ice waves.  Join an adventurous hike led by a world-class mountain guide and view waves of ice that have been created over millennia.  Culminating each day of adventure is a specially prepared meal by an award-winning chef.  Relax in the cozy lounge with your after-dinner drinks and share stories of your day on this remarkable continent.

November 20  •  Cape Town, South Africa -- Table Bay Hotel

Take a final glimpse of Antarctica as you leave on the short flight to Wolf’s Fang runway and board your Lakani Jet and head back to Cape Town.  Take a walk along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront or just relax at your luxury resort.

November 21  •  Cape Town, South Africa -- HOMEWARD BOUND

Say goodbye to the southern hemisphere as you depart Cape Town for home or onward to your next destination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKELETON COAST, Namibia – Explore the lunar-like landscape of the Namib Desert and the oasis along the bank of the Kunene River. Meet and interact with the local Himba people, a group of semi-nomadic pastoralists.

PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, South AfricaVisit one of the largest private Big Five game viewing areas in South Africa and with a diverse and flexible safari experience.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Admire the dramatic beauty of the scenic coastline from the summit of the iconic Table Mountain and sample exquisite wines and cuisine in the CapeWinelands.

 ANTARCTICA – Fly to Antarctica and visit the Emperor Penguin Colony and observe the real-life stars of the “March of the Penguins” with approximately 14,000 pairs and their newly hatched chicks. Explore the incredible ice waves, created over millennia, and take a safari truck and wind your way over snow and ice before heading back to your camp.

 

 

Table Bay Hotel  •  Cape Town

Enjoy your suite accommodations at our elegant hotel in this breathtaking city of South Africa, nestled between the dramatic peaks of Table Mountain and the roaring Atlantic Ocean.

&Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge  •  Sossusvlei

Set amidst an ocean of dunes, rocky outcrops and gravel plains, the utter tranquility and extraordinary clarity of light makes this area one of Africa’s most compelling landscapes.

Great Fish River Lodge  •  Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

This welcoming retreat offers nine spacious suites complemented with private bathrooms.  Relax by your private plunge pool on your thatched terrace with unmatched views over the sweeping landscape.

Whichaway Camp  •  Antarctica

Located in a polar oasis, this camp is totally unique for your Antarctic adventure and with a minimal environmental footprint in mind.  Your hi-tech polar dome with state-of-the-art bedroom pod strikes a balance between functionality and luxury comfort.

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