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Itinerary: 4 Day Luxury Tented BIG 5 Safari - Greater Kruger Park

4 Day Luxury Tented BIG 5 Safari - Greater Kruger Park

An affordable BIG 5 Safari hosted in luxury, 4 star safari tents along the Makutsi river. Open 4x4 day/night safaris and walking safaris.

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4 Day Luxury Tented BIG 5 Safari - Greater Kruger Park

4 Day BIG 5 Safari at Luxury (4 star) Safari Camp in the Greater Kruger Park Conservancy.

Experience
- open 4x4 safaris to see the BIG5
- night safaris in search of Africa’s nocturnal predators
- walking safari with personal armed ranger in BIG5 territory

Package includes:
- Return transfers by road: Johannesburg – Safari Camp – Johannesburg
- ALL meals
- 3 Nights luxury tented accommodation with on suite bathrooms
- 2x Daily Safaris with open 4x4 safari vehicles
- 1x Daily Walking Safari with armed field guides
- Reserve entrance and conservation fees

The Lodge:
The Safari Camp overlooks the Makutsi River, tucked deep in the Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. It offers an African Safari experience where the warm atmosphere, friendly staff and fine cuisine compliment the excellent Big 5 game viewing.
Guests can enjoy the wildlife exploring the surrounding lush vegetation from their own private game viewing deck or from the lounge overlooking the river. Cool down in the pool or simply relax on the deck enjoying the sounds of the bush whilst reading a book.

Ethos
The Management and Staff of Safari Camp are dedicated to excellence, striving to ensure that each guest leaves with wonderful memories of an unforgettable Safari and the realization that our natural environment and our heritage must be conserved for future generations to come. They endeavor to create the awareness of our responsibility towards the protection and restoration of our rapidly diminishing natural wild lands.

Accommodation:
The luxury Safari tents are set under majestic Apple Leaf, Jackalberry and Tamboti trees. The tents sleep 2 people and boast crisp white linen. African toned bathrooms (on suite to the tent) offer revitalizing showers with wash basins. The safari tents are fully equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries, hair dryers and personal safes.

Food:
The Kitchen dishes up arguably the finest Ambrosial Pan African Cuisine in the district and cater for guests with special dietary requirements.

Day 1
06:00 Pick-up from the Johannesburg Airport or any hotel close to the airport.
Your transfer takes you across the eastern highveld of Mpumalanga into the Drakensberg Escarp. You pass through the country villages of Belfast, Dullstroom and Lydenburg before you reach the scenic Abel Erasmus Pass. After the Strydom tunnel you descent down to Lowveld area.
13:00 You meet the Lodge staff at the Karongwe gate for the last couple of kilometres to the Safari Camp.
Enjoy lunch on arrival before you time to unpack, refresh and scout the camp environment.
16:00 Tea/Coffee is served before you depart on the afternoon safari.
At sunset you stop at scenic spot in the bush to enjoy a sundowner before your safari continue into the night. Using powerful search lights you search the bush for awakening predators on the hunt and other nocturnal animals like porcupine.
Return to the lodge for Dinner.
Meals Today: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2 & 3
Summary:
Early morning safari
Breakfast
Walking safari or leisure
Lunch
Siesta / Leisure
Afternoon/ Night safari
Dinner
Meals Today: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4
Early morning safari
Breakfast
Check-out
09:30 Depart – road transfer to Johannesburg
18:00 Drop-off at Johannesburg Airport or surrounding hotels
Meals Today: Breakfast

Accommodation Options:
This package is also available in Chalet (stone & thatch) accommodation.

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