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Itinerary: African Elephant Back Safari in Big 5 Reserve

African Elephant Back Safari in Big 5 Reserve

Fly in safari spending 3 nights in the Kapama Private Game Reserve at Buffalo Camp, a luxury tented camp. See the BIG 5 on the back of an African Elephant, an experience of a life time..

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African Elephant Back Safari in Big 5 Reserve

Itinerary can be custom made to suit your needs

DAY 1
Depart from Johannesburg Airport and fly to Hoedspruit.
Meet your hosts from Kapama Game Reserve and transfer in open safari vehicles, game viewing en route to Buffalo Camp – a luxury tented camp. Kapama Game Reserve is home to Africa’s “Big 5”, a large variety of other animals both big and small, as well as 12 well trained African elephants which offer a fantastic position, in which to view the African bush and it’s creatures from.

You will take a walk on the wild side and look for Africa’s animals on the back of an African elephant. This is sure to be a memory of a lifetime. This package includes the game ride on the elephant, but should you wish to skip that ride, the package can be adjusted, or, we can ADD another elephant back safari for you!!

Depending on what time your flight gets in, you will be able to enjoy lunch, relax before afternoon tea and then embark on your first game drive, in open safaris vehicles, with a qualified tracker and ranger. Dinner at the Lodge.

DAY 2/3
Your day starts with an early morning game drive, in open safari vehicles. You safari on the African Elephants will be either one morning or one afternoon. The staff will inform you, on arrival, as to when this life chainging experience will take place. A well-deserved breakfast will be waiting for you at the Lodge. After breakfast you will have the opportunity to take a walk with your ranger, into the bush, to view it’s creatures up-close and to learn about the local, medicinal uses of some of the plants & trees.

Should you wish to take things slowly, relax by the pool or at your room and enjoy nature at it’s best. After lunch you will have time to prepare your camera equipment or take a nap before afternoon tea is served. After tea you will embark on an afternoon game drive. Dinner will be served at the Lodge on your return.

You can also speak to your ranger about taking a guided walk into the African bush on foot or a visit to the Endangered Species Centre.
Don’t let an opportunity of a lifetime pass you by.

DAY 4
Your last game drive before breakfast and then it’s off to the airport and back to Johannesburg Airport.

Additional nights can be added to this package.

Enquire about prices for River Lodge, Karula or the Exclusve Camp Jabulani.

Package includes the following.
Return flights between JIA and Eastgate Airport. (Excl taxes).
· Return transfers in open landrovers between Eastgate Airport and the lodge.
· All meals, teas, coffees and snacks.
· Accommodation in luxury chalets.
· Two daily safaris and walks.
One Elephant back safari on an African Elephant

Package excludes:
International Flights
Tourism levy
All drinks
Airport taxes & fuel levy
Tips/gratuities and curio purchases.
Extra activities not included in the above package.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice

Hot Air Ballooning can be arranged
Don’t let an opportunity of a lifetime pass you by.

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