5 Day Best of Both Worlds Safari Package 2021-01-06T08:08:57+00:00
5 DAY BEST OF
BOTH WORLDS SAFARI PACKAGE
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4 DAY BEST OF BOTH WORLDS SAFARI PACKAGE

OUR BEST OF BOTH WORLDS SAFARI PACKAGE IS THE ULTIMATE WAY TO EXPERIENCE THE KRUGER PARK AND A LUXURIOUS PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, PROVIDING YOU WITH  A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES THAT INCLUDE A SUNSET SAFARI, FULL DAY SAFARI AND A HALF DAY SAFARI IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK ALL WITH A PROFESSIONAL FIELD GUIDE IN A SPECIALLY MODIFIED OPEN SAFARI VEHICLE, WITH ACCOMMODATION AT GECKO LODGE. AFRICAN INSPIRED ACCOMMODATION, IN NATURE’S GATEWAY, ON THE DOORSTEP OF THE KRUGER, BEFORE STAYING AT THE ULTRA LUX IDUBE GAME LODGE NESTLED IN THE WESTERN SABI SANDS PROVIDING WORLD CLASS HOSPITALITY, DINNING AND GAME VIEWING.

5 Day Best of Both Worlds

SAFARI PACKAGE

This incredible wild life experience provides you with the best of both worlds, safari in the world renowned Kruger National Park by open safari vehicle with a leading Kruger Park safari specialist, along with accommodation at Gecko lodge in Hazyview, followed by 2 nights at a luxury private game reserve at an exclusive 5 star Idube Private Game Lodge based in the pristine Sabi Sands Game Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger area, providing you with a complete and unforgettable best of both worlds safari experience.

(Experience the magic of the Kruger Park, coupled with the splendour of the prestigious Sabi Sands Game Reserve, with a leading Kruger Park safari specialist, offering you the perfect blend of expertise, hospitality and variety of choice.)

INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE RATE:

  • Park fees (For non-residents)

  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All accommodation at Gecko Lodge Hazyview & Idube Game Lodge Sabi Sands Game Reserve

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Limited bottled water on safari

EXCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:

  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Return shuttle from OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg to the Gecko Lodge.
    (Optional Extra)

Day 1: Arrival at Gecko Lodge & Kruger Park sunset Safari

Depart with our shuttle service provider from OR Tambo airport (optional extra)
Accommodation before or after the tour can be arranged for an extra cost.

Departure takes place from the OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg by shuttle to Gecko Lodge a reputable accommodation provider of Shinzelle Safaris. situated on the cusp of the Kruger Park where you will stay for your 4 nights on safari, our charming country cottages are ideally situated in the picturesque Sabie River Valley close to Hazyview, surrounded by natural forest, providing the perfect gateway to explore the entire Kruger region, a mere 15 minutes drive from the Kruger National park.

After check in we will depart in the early afternoon for your first safari in the Kruger Park, this safari takes you into Kruger in the late afternoon/ early evening when the animals begin to get active again after the mid day heat, maximising your viewing potential, you’ll be able to enjoy the natural environment in an open safari vehicle with a professional field guide before returning to the lodge to enjoy an authentic African inspired menu specially prepared by our local chef.

Accommodation:

Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge located in or near Hazyview

Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & Lunch not included)
Limited bottled water on safari (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Full Day Safari Kruger National Park

Your Kruger Park Safari experience begins in the early morning. To explore the Kruger Park by open safari vehicle giving you a full 180 degree panoramic view of the african savanna from a higher vantage point than an ordinary vehicle, in search of all the iconic animal species including the Big 5 with a dedicated professional field guide, who will use expert knowledge of the area to interpret the natural environment for you in every detail.

Your guide will frequent various waterholes and river systems as well as other Kruger hotspots to maximize your opportunity to see as much as possible and ensure the scenery on display is ever changing and picturesque.

Breakfast will be individually packed by our chef to be enjoyed at a restcamp or picnic spot, before we continue on safari for the rest of the day, stopping for lunch in between.

We will return to Gecko Lodge in the afternoon before dinner is expertly prepared and served in the lodge restaurant.

Accommodation:
Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge located in or near Hazyview

Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch not included)
Limited drinking water on safari.  (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Half day AM safari and transfer to Idube Private Game Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

On your third day on safari, you will enjoy a morning safari in the Kruger Park, this safari will also take place in the most animal rich area of the Kruger with an expert local guide in an open safari vehicle (game viewer) ensuring the best game viewing experience, giving you maximum exposure to the Kruger National Park over your 5 days on safari.

Breakfast will be prepared and packaged by our chef to be enjoyed during your morning safari in the Kruger.

After you morning safari you will be transferred a short half an hour drive directly from the Kruger Gate to Newington Gate where you will enter the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

On arrival at the 5 star Idube Private Game Lodge, you will enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by their talented chefs before heading out on your first open vehicle safari in an exclusive private nature reserve, exposing you to some of the best game viewing in Africa.

You will return to the lodge in the late evening for scrumptious cuisine at the lodge.

Accommodation:

Idube Game Lodge
Luxury 5 Star game lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Meals & Drinks:
Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
Beverages not included

Day 4: Idube Private Game Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

A Full day on safari at Idube begins with an early morning start, gathering to enjoy tea & coffee before meeting your guide to depart on your early morning safari.

At Idube sightings are limited to a small number of vehicles, the reserve is only accessible to lodge vehicles and the guides are not restricted to the roads, along with their expert trackers, guides will entertain you to unrivalled sightings,  what this means to you is that you’ cannot get as closer and more personal with the wildlife of the african bush.

During safari time your guide will stop for a coffee break with a gorgeous sunrise over the savanna.

A magnificent breakfast spread  awaits on arrival back at the lodge mid morning before rest and relaxation time can be enjoyed around the pool, reading a book or taking a nap before lunch is served.

In the late afternoon after ample R&R, you will meet your guide for a sunset / night drive, enjoying sundowners in the bush with your guide and tracker before continuing after dark to spot the nocturnal animals of Africa.

Open returning to the lodge after safari, a fantastic dinner is served, prepared by the master chefs of Idube.

Accommodation:

Idube Game Lodge
Luxury 5 Star game lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Meals & Drinks:
Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
Beverages not included

Day 5: Morning safari and breakfast at Idube Game Lodge followed by return transfer to Johannesburgs OR Tambo Airport

On your final day you will meet your guide for a morning safari giving you the last opportunity to soak up the natural environment while reflecting on an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience.

When your safari ends, you will enjoy breakfast at the lodge before your transfer arrives to collect you for your journey back to Johannesburg.

Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast (Lunch & Dinner not included)
Beverages Not included.

 5 Day Best of Both Worlds Safari Package

R 24 217.00 RATES

(Return Johannesburg Airport shuttle – R 1 900.00)

PER PERSON

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