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5 DAY BEST OF BOTH WORLDS SAFARI PACKAGE

THIS 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 PRIVATE OPEN VEHICLE SAFARI EXPERIENCE IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK. WITH A DEDICATED PROFESSIONAL FIELD GUIDE AND ACCOMMODATION INSIDE THE KRUGER. BEFORE STAYING AT THE ULTRA LUX UMKUMBE SAFARI LODGE NESTLED IN THE PRESTIGIOUS SABI SANDS PRIVATE GAME RESERVE. PROVIDING WORLD CLASS HOSPITALITY, DINNING AND GAME VIEWING.

5 Day Private Kruger Safari & Luxury Lodge Experience

SAFARI PACKAGE

Experience the ultimate safari package on this once in a lifetime wilderness adventure. Spend the first three days on a private open vehicle safari with accommodation in the Kruger National Park with an award winning safari specialist. Before spending two nights at a luxury safari lodge in the Sabi Sands part of the Greater Kruger area. Our carefully tailored packages and professional guides with vast knowledge and experience ensure that your safari is an unforgettable experience in every way.

(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 Kruger National Park Hazyview & Umkumbe Safari 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: Transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

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 OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg by shuttle to Hazyview, where your guide will be waiting to meet you.

(We prefer not to include the Panoramic route on this transfer to Kruger, as this can only be enjoyed to its full potential as a day tour activity and extends your road trip by a minimum of 3 hours, reducing your time on safari in the Kruger Park.)

Safari begins as you enter the park gate. All from a private open safari vehicle to enjoy the Kruger Park, on route to your rest camp, inside the Kruger Park where you will stay on safari. After check-in and being acquainted with your accommodation and private dining area or restaurant depending on meal options.

Dinner is served buffet style in a private dinning set up in the camp, or at the camp restaurant. A scrumptious selection of African inspired dishes will be served at every meal prepared by your private chef, or you can order a variety of options available off the camp restaurant menu.

Accommodation:

Kruger National Park
Mid-range accommodation located in the Kruger Park

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

Day 2: Full Day on Private Safari in Kruger

Every day on safari begins as the sun peaks over the horizon. Our chef will prepare tea, coffee, pastries and cereals to enjoy before our morning safari. (Only available with private catering option.)

Exiting the gates as they open, your guide is trained to get you up close and personal with nature, with a wealth of knowledge and experience to give you the best chance to see the Big 5.

After our morning safari you will return to camp mid- morning, where a wholesome and tasty English style buffet brunch is ready and waiting for you, or enjoyed at the camp restaurant depending on meal options.

In the afternoon we gather for high tea made up of refreshing fruit juice and ice tea with an assortment of finger sandwiches (with private catering only), before heading out on our afternoon safari another 3 – 4 hours where we could see, Hippo, Zebra, Giraffe and loads more.

Dinner is served in camp by your chef or at the camp restaurant.

Accommodation:

Kruger National Park
Mid-range accommodation located in the Kruger Park

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

Day 3: Morning on Safari in the Kruger National Park and transfer to Umkumbe Safari Lodge.

On your final day in the Kruger, we will again rise together with the bush, enjoy tea, coffee, & pastries (depending on meal option) before we depart on your final private safari, giving you one last opportunity to find any animals that you might not have seen before.

With private catering your chef will prepare a breakfast pack for you to take on safari, maximising your last morning out in the African bush. With restaurant meal options, you will have breakfast at the camp restaurant.

You will will then travel through the Kruger to the nearest gate before heading to Umkumbe Safari Lodge where you will check into your superior suite. After lunch at the lodge your first safari begins in a private game reserve, here guides are not limited to the roads for Big 5 sightings and will stop during the safari for sundowners in the african bush, a special experience to be had, before continuing on safari after dark with the spotlights on, before dinner is served in the lodge boma.

Accommodation:

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

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

Day 4: A day on Safari at the luxurious Umkumbe Safari Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve

An early morning wake-up call will ensure you are ready in time for your morning safari activities. Once you’ve had some coffee, tea and pastries, you will head out on your safari in search of the iconic animals that can be expected on an African safari adventure, Umkumbe rangers are allowed to drive off-road for Big 5 sightings, getting you up close and personal with the Big 5 of Africa with no limitations.

During your morning safari your ranger will find a special spot to stop for coffee, tea and biscuits before continuing on safari before returning to the lodge between 9:00 and 10:00 am for a delicious breakfast / brunch.

At 11:00 am, rangers will depart for an optional bushwalk allowing you to take in the sights, sounds and smells of the African savanna on foot, or you can relax and unwind around the pool, at the bar or enjoy a siesta in your suite.

At 14:00 high tea is served before you depart for another afternoon/ evening safari, before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Accommodation:

Umkumbe Safari 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 Umkumbe Safari 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 Private Kruger Park Safari & Luxury Lodge Experience

R 21 344.00 RATES

(Return JHB Airport shuttle – R 2 982.00)

PER PERSON

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