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Enjoy safari discounts at the luxury Singita Pamushana Lodge in Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in south-eastern Zimbabwe (just 200km from the South African border).

 
 
Our Singita Pamushana safari offers are:
Book four nights at Singita Pamushana Lodge and receive 50% off the fourth night
Valid: 6 January – 30 June 2020 & 1 September - 14 December 2020
OR
Book 7 nights and only pay for 6 or stay 10 and only pay for 8 nights - valid 6 January – 14 December 2020

Malilangwe Private Wildlife Reserve is set on 130 000 acres of private wilderness in Zimbabwe and is one of the most pristine wildlife areas in southern Africa. The region is embraced by the Malilangwe Mountain range and is home to a wide variety of game. The private reserve boasts an unusual habitat consisting of rocky outcrops and baobab trees, and as a result attracts vast amounts of unique animals and birdlife. Pamushana means “a place in the sun”, and this world-renowned safari lodge offers every modern comfort in a pristine setting.
 
In 1994, the not-for-profit Malilangwe Trust was established in order to purchase, protect, and manage the extraordinary wilderness area next to the Gonarezhou National Park in southeastern Zimbabwe.
 
Singita Pamushana Lodge is the ecotourism arm of this 130,000 acre reserve, and its role is to help foster the sustainability of the wildlife and broader ecology, while enabling guests to share the magic of the lodge and the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. Singita manages the lodge on behalf of the Trust and all proceeds from the lodge benefit the numerous conservation and community outreach and development programmes underway. This Zimbabwean based and managed Trust was set up to develop a blueprint for creating harmony between conservation initiatives and community development in villages that neighbour wildlife areas. The initiatives in place in the area have met with great success and each guest who visits Singita Pamushana makes a positive impact to this incredibly beautiful land and dynamic community.
 
Accommodation
Singita Pamushana accommodationThere are 8 palatial suites and a 5 bedroom Villa (Malilangwe House):
4 x 1-bedroom suites each with a private plunge pool
1 x 2-bedroom family suite (2 adults, 2 children) with a private plunge pool
1 x 3-bedroom family suite (2 adults, 4 children) with a private plunge pool
2 x 2-bedroom suites (4 adults) with a private plunge pool
1 x 5-bedroom villa with a large rim-flow pool
 
Amenities and Services
Swimming pool in the main lodge area
Spa and gym facilities are available
There is a television available in the main lodge lounge
Dependent upon area coverage, there is mobile phone signal
There is complimentary internet (WiFi) access, however due to the remote location of the lodge, the wireless connection can be slow and intermittent
Electricity/power available: 220V. Converters are also available and hair dryers are supplied in each suite
Children of all ages are welcome. There are baby- sitting services available and tailor-made activities to suit each family. In the interest of safety, children’s participation in game activities is at the discretion of your guide
 
The untamed wilderness and magnificent wildlife of Africa is a truly life changing experience no matter one’s age. A safari makes for an unforgettable family holiday, with exhilarating activities for the entire family to enjoy, memories made together that will last a lifetime, and opportunities to learn and grow together.
Safari can open a child’s eyes to the beauty of the natural world, which is why children of all ages are welcome at Singita Pamushana. With various accommodation options to choose from, Singita Pamushana Lodge is an ideal destination for families of all shapes, sizes and ages.
Activities at the lodges are tailored specifically to suit the interests and desires of each family and babysitting services are available. In the interest of safety, participation by children in any game activities is at the discretion of their guide.

Activities at Singita Pamushana Lodge
Game Drives
Daily game drives with professional guides and trackers provide the perfect opportunity to get up close to Africa’s incredible animals, while spot lit nighttime drives reveal the elusive magic of nocturnal Africa. Our game drives are all conducted in state-of-the-art Land Cruisers, each accommodating a maximum of six guests.

The one thing that sets Pamushana apart from other wildlife lodges in Africa is the fact that it offers a pristine wilderness, virtually untouched by mankind. The wildlife at Malilangwe Private Reserve is abundant in every sense. The region is home to 70 Black Rhino – one of the world’s largest concentrations of this endangered species. In terms of birdlife, Malilangwe is home to over 400 species (representing 4% of all the species of birds in the whole world) including 14 types of eagle.

During your stay at Singita Pamushana Lodge you are likely to spot a wide variety of wildlife including white and black rhino, Lichtenstein hartebeest, sable, nyala, klipspringer, cheetah, wild dog, lion, leopard, and an abundance of bird life.

Guided safari walks
Walking safaris are an incredible way to experience the bush up close and personal. Your expert guide and tracker will accompany you as you track animals on foot through the wilderness and explore the magnificent plants and landscapes around you.

Mountain biking
For the adventurous guest, a mountain bike ride through the reserve just can’t be beat. Your guide and tracker will accompany you as you explore the vast beauty of this rugged landscape. Mountain bikes and helmets are provided.

Fishing
Water is a source of life and beauty, and no place is this more apparent than in the remote tranquility of the African bush. Fishing at the dam below the lodge is the ideal way to experience this wonder firsthand. Drop in a lure and see what bounty the day will bring, while your guide and tracker show you how the locals catch fish using plants found in the area. Singita Pamushana boasts excellent game fishing throughout the year including Tiger Fish, Bass, Bream (tilapia), and Catfish.

Stargazing safaris
There is perhaps no more transcendent experience than looking up at a full sky of sparkling stars. Man has had a love affair with the nighttime sky for centuries and with very little pollution and no city lights to detract from the stars, your view of the heavens here will be crystal clear – nothing between you and the vast African sky above.

Archery
Spend a morning taking lessons from your guide on how to shoot with a bow and arrow.

Golf
There is a 9-hole golf course just 45 minutes from Singita Pamushana Lodge available to guests.

Tennis
Singita Pamushana is home to two tennis courts, clay and Rebound Ace.

Community Visit
Community tours provide guests at Singita with the opportunity to gain insight into community life and the local Shangaan culture. You will be able to witness firsthand the positive impact of the thriving development programmes in place and meet the fascinating people who live in these communities.

Rock Art Site Visit
The San Bushmen are one of the earth’s oldest continuous cultures on earth, the original hunter-gatherers, their way of life is a mirror into our past. Take an educational tour to view San Bushmen rock art dating back tens of thousands of years and learn about their remarkable way of life.

Premier Wine
As one of Africa’s most influential buyers of wine, Singita’s cellars are home to some of the most sought-after private reserves and vintage wines the country has to offer. Whether you are a connoisseur or just enjoy the occasional glass of wine, our experienced sommeliers delight in introducing guests to a vast selection of varietals from all over the world.

Through Singita Premier Wine Direct guests may purchase wines from our cellars: either to be taken home at the end of their trip or conveniently delivered to their door. As an addition to cellar purchases, we have secured allocations of highly limited, sought-after wines, including ‘Icons’, ‘Single Vineyard’ and ‘Limited Release’ wines, directly from leading wineries in South Africa. Stored in temperature-controlled cellars, these wines are unlikely to be available anywhere else.

Spa
The Singita wellness philosophy takes personal rejuvenation to a level well beyond any pampering you’ve previously experienced. All of our peaceful lodge spas, where nature provides its own special calm, present the ultimate escape, sure to restore equilibrium and peace to body and mind.

Gym
A fully equipped gym is available for guests’ convenience.

Sundowner Cruise
The African sunset is an occasion worth celebrating and the dam below the lodge is the perfect spot to enjoy a gorgeous sunset cruise while sipping refreshing sundowners and to watch the magnificent wildlife as it comes down to sip from the dam.

Swimming
Guests at Singita Pamushana can enjoy a swim at the swimming pool located at the main lodge area as well as an indulgent Jacuzzi. All of the guest suites also come complete with their own private infinity pools.

Singita Pamushana Lodge:
One of Africa’s best-kept secrets, Singita Pamushana Lodge is found within the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in south-eastern Zimbabwe. Nestling beneath the trees, the lodge incorporates the natural environment and the forest-like architecture enhances views of the pool, the lush gardens and the lake below. Pamushana Lodge comprises six luxury suites and one villa, each offering incredible views of the Malilangwe dam.

The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve is teeming with birds and wildlife, including rare and endangered species – such as the Roan and sable antelope, and the black rhino. Famous for its cathedral Mopane forests and majestic ‘upside-down’ Baobab trees, Malilangwe is an area where you will also find over 100 rock sites that date back more than 2 000 years.

Singita Pamushana Safari Suites and Villa 2020 Rates Peak Season (1 - 5 January, 1 July - 31 August, 15 - 31 December) Shoulder Season (1 - 30 June & 1 - 30 September) Green Season (6 January - 31 May & 1 October - 14 December)
Suite 4 Units per adult per night US$2 250 US$1 950 US$1 850
per child per night US$1 125 US$975 US$925
2 Bedroom Suite - Maximum 4 guests 2 Units per suite per night (1-4 guests) US$6 750 US$5 850
US$5 550
Family Suite (2 bedroom)
1 double/twin + 1 twin Max. 2 adults +
2 children (0-12yrs)
1 Unit per adult per night US$2 250 US$1 950 US$1 850
per child per night US$1 125 US$975 US$925
Family Suite (3 bedroom)
1 double/twin + 2 twin Max. 2 adults +
4 children (0-12yrs)
1 Unit per adult per night US$2 250 US$1 950 US$1 850
per child per night US$1 125 US$975 US$925
Malilangwe Villa/House 5 Rooms (double)
Max 10 guests
1 Unit per villa per night (up to 6 guests) US$14 445
US$12 520
US$11 880
per villa per night (7 - 10 guests) US$16 810 US$14 570
US$13 820

(Rates are indicative and may be lower so contact us with your dates and we will check if there are any other specials/discounted rates available). There are NO South African resident rates & Zimbabweans should contact the lodge directly to see if there are any local specials.
 
CHILDREN
• Children of all ages are welcome.
• Infants under the age of 2 years will be accommodated free of charge.
• Children aged 2-16 years will be accommodated at 50% of the adult rate when sharing a standard Suite with one adult or another child.
• A single child accommodated in their own suite will attract the full adult rate.
• Triples are available on request. An additional room needs to be booked.
• Families of up to three members (including at least one child under the age of 10 years), are required to book and pay for the use of a private vehicle (subject to availability).
• Families of four or more members (including at least one child under the age of 10 years), are guaranteed the complimentary use of a private vehicle.
• In the interest of safety, participation of children in game activities is at the discretion of the guide.

Accommodation at Singita Pamushana includes:
• All meals and beverages (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne)
• Twice daily open Land Cruiser safaris, walking safaris, boat cruises, fishing, excursions to ancient rock art sites (accompanied by experienced guides), tennis
• Return road transfers between Buffalo Range International Airport and the lodge
• Laundry service
• Telephone calls
• Tourism levy & VAT

Accommodation at Malilangwe House includes:
• All meals and beverages (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne)
• Private vehicle and Guide, host, chef and butler (meals can be taken in the main lodge if guests prefer)
• Private open Land Cruiser safaris (one vehicle for up to 8 guests, two vehicles for 8 – 10 guests) walking safaris, boat cruises, fishing, excursions to the rock art sites (accompanied by experienced guides), tennis
• Return road transfers between Buffalo Range International Airport and the lodge
• Laundry service
• Telephone calls
• Tourism levy & VAT

Getting to Singita Pamushana:
By air
Federal Air offers a twice-weekly return flight to Buffalo Range Airport from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport on Mondays and Thursdays respectively. Private air charters are able to fly into Buffalo Range Airport (a short 30km - 15 to 20 minute - drive from Pamushana Lodge), as well as Malilangwe's private airstrip.

Private air charters are available on request.

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