Africa Itinerary

Well kids, the time is almost here.

Another epic journey is about to begin. I am beyond excited, curious, the slightest bit nervous (snakes in my tent!).
But no matter what I am sure it will be life changing as Egypt and India both were. And this trip has the added bonus of an amazing wedding of a dear darling friend.

In case you would like to follow along I have attached my tour below with links to hotels/resorts/etc.

I dont leave until next Thursday but I'm already drifting towards the Dark Continent in my head. I just finished reading- The Bolter, am about to start on a bio on Denis Finch Hatton and recently bought Nelson Mandela's auto bio. Needless to say I'm loving my new Kindle!

Since I am not bringing my laptop with me I wont be posting until I return. So until then- Re Tlaa Bonana!

Mr. Sparks on Safari:

January 14: Depart city of origin

January 15: Arrive Johannesburg in the afternoon where you will each be met by a driver from the Safari Club and taken to the lodge
January 15-16: Stay at the Safari Club

January 16: You will have an early start back to Oliver Tambo International for your flight to Lilongwe
January 16: Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and taken to Heuglin's Lodge
January 16-17: Stay at Heuglin's Lodge

January 17: 8:00am flight departure on a private charter will take you to Likoma where you will be met by Manda Nkwichi Lodge
January 17-22: Stay at Manda Nkwichi

January 22: Fly to Lilongwe
January 22-23: Stay at Heuglin's Lodge and enjoy a half day tour of the city

January 23: Arrive Johannesburg from Lilongwe and carry on to your 1Time flight to Cape Town
January 23: You will be met at Cape Town International and brought to Liberty Lodge
January 23-24: Twin occupancy at Liberty Lodge

January 24: Road transfer with Winelands Experience (about 1 hour) to Franschoek and the Winelands
January 24: 7:30pm reservation at Le Quartier Français - The Tasting Room (three minute walk from Les Chambres)
January 24-25: Les Chambres Franschoek

January 25: Earlish morning transfer will take you back to Cape Town and the Liberty Lodge
January 25-27: Stay at Liberty Lodge in Cape Town
January 26: Cocktails at Planet Bar and Dinner at Cape Colony at The Mount Nelson Hotel

January 27: 6:30 am flight to Johannesburg (lodge departure around 5:00am)
January 27: 10:10 flight on Air Botswana to Maun Botswana where we will meet you

January 27-28: You will stay in Maun

January 28: Fly to Nyoga Island with Delta Air
January 28 - February 1: Stay on Nyoga Island at Oddballs Camp for the wedding

February 1: Fly from the bush into Maun
February 1-3: Stay in Maun

February 3: Road transfer to Kalahari
February 3-5: Stay at Meno a Kwena Lodge

February 5: Road transfer will take you back to Maun
February 5: Fly from Maun to Johannesburg and onwards home