Destination: South Africa
Duration: 7 days
Upgrade to business class $5,500
Combine the Kruger National Park and the Sabi Sand Game Reserve for a connoisseur’s safari with our Ultimate Kruger Package. This fully guided tour is led by an expert safari guide, and includes flights to save you the hassle of hours on the road. Delight in exceptional wildlife encounters and gourmet dining experiences.
Our 6 day Ultimate Kruger Safari Package allows you to enjoy a relaxing safari in one of the greatest wildlife reserves in Africa. Travel in a specially adapted open safari vehicle, and be led by an experienced guide who will introduce you to the abundant wildlife and beautiful landscape of southern Kruger. Stay in luxury accommodation; enjoy excellent game viewing and lingering dinners around an open fire.
Your experience will be personalized to create the ultimate safari experience. Stay in a comfortable luxury suite in a private safari lodge. At night gather around the open fire and delight in delicious African-inspired meals.
Discover the allure of the Big Cats in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. A highlight to end off your trip is participating in an intimate Elephant encounter with a small group of habituated African Elephants.
Included in this Package:
* Return flights / road transfers between Johannesburg and the Lodge
* Accommodation. All game drives with a qualified safari guide. All meals, tea, coffee, bottled water.
Kruger National Park
Game drive viewing Elephant. On the first morning of your Ultimate Kruger Safari you will catch a flight from Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport to Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National Park. There, you will be met by your guide for a road transfer to Rhino Post Safari Camp. Keep a look out for wildlife en-route to the private luxury Kruger lodge where you will spend two nights. After a refreshing welcome drink and some relaxation time, head out on a game drive in a private concession of the Kruger.
Led by the local guides, spot prides of Lion, or perhaps even the endangered White Rhino. Return to a delicious meal served around the roaring fire in the boma. Fall asleep to the gentle sounds of the bush at night. In the morning, choose to sleep in, relax at the lodge or head out on an early morning game drive. Watch as the bush comes to life with the beginning of a new day, smell the fresh clean air of the morning. Return to a hearty breakfast at the lodge. Set out once again and discover the diverse wildlife of the Park, including herds of Impala, Kudu and Zebra. Once again, savour a tasty picnic at one of the scenic rest stops.
Your guide will help you spot and identify the many species of birds in the park such as the majestic Tawny or Martial Eagles. Don’t forget the smaller animals such as Warthog, Banded Mongoose and Steenbok. Head out on an exciting afternoon game drive in search of the Big Five. Stop for sundowners before searching for nocturnal animals such as Porcupine, Civet and Leopard on an evening game drive.
Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
Game drive in Sabi Sands. Your adventure continues as you leave the south of the Kruger National Park and head towards the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Enjoy a game drive en-route to the Sabi safari lodge where you will spend the next two nights. Inyati Game Lodge enjoys a prime position on the banks of the Sand River, surrounded by unspoilt wilderness. After a sumptuous buffet lunch, have a siesta before the afternoon game drive. The region is famous for its big cat sightings and perhaps you will see Cheetah or Leopard.
In the evening, tuck into a gourmet meal under a canopy of stars in the boma area. Fall asleep in your luxurious suite to the sounds of the African bush. Enjoy a morning game drive before breakfast, after which you will leave the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and travel through the Kruger Park once more seeing wonderful wildlife along the way. Tuck into a tasty picnic lunch before heading to Hazyview to have an intimate encounter with a group of habituated African Elephants.
On the final day of your 6 day safari in South Africa, you will depart from Oliver’s Restaurant & Lodge on a road transfer to Nelspruit. The 30-minute transfer will deliver you to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, where you will board a 1-hour flight to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. In Johannesburg, you will meet your onward travel arrangements.