Zen Safari

Meditation in the Wild
ZenGuiding and Pungwe Safari Camp are offering a three-day Meditation in the wild & Reconnecting to nature experience
Thursday 14th May - Sunday 17th May (Refer to Rates and Dates below)

Join us on a safari experience with a difference, reconnecting to nature through meditation and mindfulness.  Benefit from nature’s own therapy by bathing in the atmosphere of the African Savanna bushveld environment.

Learn to meditate, reconnect to nature and track your own true ecological self. 

Learn a mindful approach to deal with your everyday living in a calm and peaceful manner.  

The Zen Safari experience reconnects you to nature and based on 30 years of scientific research provides you with an opportunity to improve your immune system and your psychological well-being. 

We will spend three days at Pungwe Safari Camp, a small intimate authentic safari camp which brings back the essence of a true safari experience.

The 4 en-suite Meru-styled tents at Pungwe offer simple elegant comfort, security, hot and cold running water for baths or showers and an exceptional feeling of truly being in the African bush. Only under canvas will you not only hear, but feel the roar of the lion, the throaty cough of a leopard and the Fiery Necked Nightjar celebrating the night.

Pungwe Safari Camp is situated in the Big 5 Manyeleti Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park conservation area.

The cost includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation in large meru-style tented rooms with en-suit bathrooms. Each tent is located under a thatch roof and has tiled floors

  • Morning Teas/Coffees

  • A light continental breakfast before the morning walking safari.

  • Brunch / High Tea / Dinner

  • A daily morning game walk with qualified Zen guide Grant & tracker        (Refer to the About us page for Grant's qualifications & experience)

  • A daily afternoon/evening game drive with a qualified Zen guide 

  • Three Daily Meditation sessions

  • Mindfulness, awareness, personal and connection exercises

  • Reconnecting to nature discussions and Ecological self experiences

 

The cost excludes:

  • Flights to Johannesburg O R Tambo airport

  • Car hire to and from Pungwe Safari Camp / or transfers via minibus

  • Entrance fee to the Manyeleti Game Reserve (R55.00 per person)

  • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks for your own account

What to Bring

For walking we suggest that you bring comfortable shoes or boots, shorts and/or long trousers and long-sleeved shirts and/or t-shirts in neutral khaki, green or brown colours as bright colours on walks are inadvisable.

A hat is essential.  Around the camp and on game drives sandals or casual shoes are sufficient. It is advisable to bring a jacket and jersey for those cooler times of day and particularly in the winter months.

Other useful items to bring on safari include a torch with batteries, sunscreen, insect repellent, cameras and binoculars and any medication you might need. The camp does have a medical first aid kit with basic medication.

Malaria

The Manyeleti Game Reserve is a relatively low risk malaria area, but we strongly advise that you check with your doctor to find out what malaria tablets you will need, and when you should commence the course. 

For Directions and Map and other information on Pungwe Safari Camp please click on the Pungwe website link at the bottom of this page.

Sample of our daily experience

  • Early morning wake-up

  • Meet for a short morning meditation and Qigong experience

  • A light continental breakfast

  • Set off on a morning game walk and nature meditations

  • Return for Brunch

  • Reconnecting to nature talk and meditation session

  • Personal self-reflection, journaling or rest time

  • High Tea

  • Afternoon/evening game drive and Sunset meditation

  • Dinner, evening talk and short meditation

  • Rejuvenating sleep to the soothing night sounds                                 of the African bushveld

RATES for 2020

All rates are per person sharing: 

 

R 15 000.00 (South African Rand)

Foreign currency varies according to current exchange rate:

US Dollar  $1015.00  

Pound Sterling  ₤782.00

Euros  ₤910.00  

Australian Dollar  $1480.00

Zen Safari dates in 2020

   Thursday 14th May - Sunday 17th May     (Check in at 2 pm on 14th & check out at 11 am on 17th)

 

Alternative dates can be considered for a group booking, please feel free to contact us to see if we can accommodate a group of 6 - 8 people on other more suitable dates.

Book your experience on a Zen Safari

Please contact us on the Contact us page or use the email: zenguiding@outlook.com to inquire or make a booking. 

 

We will send your booking inquiry and details pertaining to payment method and process.  

Final confirmation of your booking will be sent to you as soon as payment has been received. 

We look forward to reconnecting you to nature through meditation and mindfulness on a Zen Safari in 2020 

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