2013 marks the legendary explorer, David Livingstone’s bicentenary birthday. To celebrate, Robin Pope Safaris is offering a trip through the renowned Scottish explorer’s footsteps within ‘The Warm Heart of Africa’:
(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED KINGDOM - March 4th, 2013 - 2013 marks the legendary explorer, David Livingstone’s bicentenary birthday. To celebrate, Robin Pope Safaris is offering a trip through the renowned Scottish explorer’s footsteps within ‘The Warm Heart of Africa’: A 10 night package following the Shire River from Majete Wildlife Reserve through Liwonde National Park and ending off at Lake Malawi which David Livingstone romantically named ‘Lake of Stars’. From game viewing experiences, tracking the elusive rhino to relaxing on the beautiful shores of Lake Malawi, the safari is guaranteed to please.
Blantyre – arrive and drive through the namesake to Livingstone’s birth place (Blantyre, Scotland)
Shire River – the river that led him into Malawi
Kapichira Falls – these posed a stumbling block in the explorer’s adventures
Liwonde National Park – trekking up the Shire en route to the discovery of Lake Malawi
Lake Malawi – which Livingstone then went onto call ‘ Lake of Stars’
A perfect combination of land and water exploration in true African wilderness!
SUMMARY OF THE SAFARI:
Itinerary: Mkulumadzi, Majete Wildlife Reserve 3 nights; Mvuu Lodge, Liwonde National Park 3 nights & Pumulani, Lake Malawi 4 nights
Inclusions: All transfers by road (starting in Blantyre and ending in Lilongwe), all accommodation on a full-board basis, local drinks except at Mvuu, activities (except motorized water sports) and laundry
Exclusions: International flights, gratuities, Visa fees where applicable and any items of a personal nature
Rates: from US$3802 per person sharing
Bonus Offer: Free night at Mkulumadzi included in above rate!
Valid: for travel between end of March 2013 and Jan 8th 2014
HIGHLIGHT ACTIVITIES PER PROPERTY:
Mkulumadzi: walking, game drives, boating, hiking and cultural tours
Mvuu: walking, game drives, boating, hiking, rhino tracking and cultural tours
Pumulani: birding, kayaking, boating, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water-skiing, fun-tubing, sunset cruises, picnic tours plus village tour.