Project Description

Safari Description

Journey on the awe-inspiring Panorama Route and experience wildest Africa at a private game lodge. See the ‘Big 5’; visit a rural village and enjoy an open safari
vehicle game drive in the Kruger National Park.

This safari takes place in the Greater Kruger National Park which runs along the unfenced western border of the Kruger National Park and offers the same excellent African safari experience as the game is able to flow freely through the bush into these areas.

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Itinerary

This morning  after breakfast you will be collected from your Johannesburg hotel by our professional tour guide. Guests are taken on an orientation tour, a trip to the Voortrekker Monument, and then to the Union Buildings, where guests can enjoy the views and have a photo opportunity at the Nelson Mandela statue. Lunch is enjoyed en route (own account) before arriving at the hotel and enjoying dinner. The tour stops in White River for the night, with the opportunity to dine at the hotel.

Accommodation:
Country Boutique Hotel – dinner, bed and breakfast

Guests wake up early to enjoy breakfast before entering the iconic Kruger National Park at Numbi Gate to enjoy a full day’s game viewing in a closed vehicle. Guests can look forward to spotting the ‘Big 5’ and a variety of other wildlife and bird species. The park boasts one of the largest and most successful conservation schemes in the world, and the diversity of fauna and flora promise an unforgettable bushveld experience. Lunch in the park (own account), later exit at Kruger Gate and head to he hotel for dinner.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast

After an early breakfast, guests head to two of Mpumalanga’s most magnificent topographical attractions: The Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels. The Panorama Route affords guests memorable views of the more significant sites in this area including God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, and The Pinnacle. Once at the lodge, guests enjoy high tea before heading off for an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle, then returning to the lodge for dinner.

Accommodation:
Makalali Main Lodge or similar – dinner, bed, breakfast and 2 game drive activities

Guests go for an early morning game drive in an open safari vehicle, and then head back to the lodge for breakfast. The tour then heads back to Johannesburg, via the charming town of Dullstroom, where guests can stop for lunch (own account) and take short a walk through the town (time permitting). The tour returns to Johannesburg in the late afternoon.

Safari Details

  • Duration: 4 Days | 3 Night
  • Start Location: Johannesburg (Sundays)
  • End Location: Johannesburg (Wednesdays)
  • Pax.: 2 – 8 guests per vehicle
  • Departure Time: Weekly on Sundays
    Rosebank hotels ± 07h00 ; Sandton hotels ± 07h30 ; Airport hotels ± 08h15
    Pre-departure letters to be sent to each guest’s pick-up location a day prior collection
  • Language: English only & German only departures
    Other language tour guides available on request if booked on a private basis
  • English ONLY departures 2019: June 02, 16, 30 / July 14, 28 / Aug 11, 25/ Sept 08, 22 / Oct 06, 20 / Nov 3, 17 / Dec 1, 15, 29

    German ONLY departures 2019: June 09, 23 / July 07, 21 / Aug 04, 18 / Sept 01, 15, 29 / Oct 13, 27 /Nov 10, 24 / Dec 8, 22

  • English ONLY departures 2020: Jan 12, 26 / Feb 9, 23 / March 8, 22 / April 5, 19 / May 3, 17, 31 / June 14, 28 / July 12, 26 / Aug 9, 23/ Sept 6, 20 / Oct 4, 18

    German ONLY departures 2019: Jan 5, 19 / Feb 2, 16/ March 1, 15, 29/ April 12, 26 / May 10, 24 / June 7, 21 / July 5, 19 / Aug 2, 16, 30 / Sept 13, 27 / Oct 11, 25

Rates (valid until 31/10/2019)

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  • Rates  2019

    ⇒ Sharing: R 16 180 pp(valid until 31/10/2019)
    ⇒ Single: R 19 900 pp(valid until 31/10/2019)

    ⇒ Children 7-11 years: R 7 990 per child sharing with two adults(valid until 31/10/2019)

  • Rates  2020

    ⇒ Sharing: R 16 960 pp(valid until 31/10/2020)
    ⇒ Single: R 21 600(valid until 31/10/2020)

    ⇒ Children 7-11 years: R 8 480 per child sharing with two adults(valid until 31/10/2020)

    Please Note: Only one child permitted per two adults sharing and subject to availability at properties

  • Included:
    ⇒ 
    Meals: 3  Breakfasts, 3 Dinners.
    ⇒ Entrance (Conservation) Fees: Voortrekker Monument, Blyde River Canyon, Lisbon Falls, God’s Window, Pinnacle, conservation fees into Kruger National Park and a private game reserve

    ⇒ Excursions: Short Pretoria city orientation tour, afternoon and morning open safari vehicle private game reserve game drives

    Excluded:
    ⇒ 
    Travel insurance; Flights; Airport transfers; Porterage; Gratuities; Visa fees; 4 Lunches

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