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9 Day South Africa Wildlife Tracker

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  • South Africa
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  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Speaking tour guide
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9 Day South Africa Wildlife Tracker

Trip Summary

Starting in Johannesburg you'll have a private airport transfer to your hotel and overnight to rest after your long flight. The next morning you'll travel by road through some spectacular scenery before arriving to the Kapama Private Game Reserve. Kapama has all the Big Five African animals in abundance. It's natural environment and sweetveld ecosystem offers you the opportunity to have close encounters with all the African animals that traditionally roam this area. You'll also have a visit to The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre where they focus on the conservation of rare, vulnerable or endangered animals. Cheetah Conservation is one of their core disciplines. You can also explore the area on the back of an elephant or by hot air balloon (optional). Next you'll spend two nights in the Timbavati Nature Reserve which shares a common unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. This park allows animals to freely roam between the two parks and ensures a great opportunity to view the greatest diversity of wildlife that Africa has to offer. Just about two hours drive from here to the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Reserve to enjoy the best Big Five game viewing in the country. Located on the east corner of the Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand is unarguably the most renowned game park in South Africa. Enjoy 3 nights, with daily game viewing included. We'll take you back to Johannesburg at the end of your trip to catch your flight home.

Day 1 - Johannesburg

Upon arrival into South Africa you will be met at the door of the plane and escorted through Customs and Immigration avoiding any queues. You will also receive all of your necessary documents for your trip which contains a detailed personalized itinerary, maps, restaurant suggestions, Top Tips for exploring each city or region and a 24 hour concierge service (for restaurant reservations, spa treatments, child minders, day tours etc). Airport transfer to/from your hotel with private vehicle Enjoy dinner at leisure (not included in tour price). Contemporary convenience at its best...the new 3-star Peermont Metcourt Hotel at Emperors Palace offers stylish and comfortable rooms as well as a "group-friendly" experience for corporate, convention and leisure guests. Johannesburg or Jo'burg, as the locals call the city of the gold, is the biggest metropolis in South Africa. With its 3.2 million citizens the city on the Witwatersrand is the predominant commercial centre and the economic motor of the Republic of South Africa. It is the international flight gateway for most of southern Africa.

Day 2 - Johannesburg - Kapama Private Game Reserve

Fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit. Airport transfer to/from your hotel with private vehicle Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price). Reminiscent of a traditional African safari camp, Kapama Buffalo Camp offers a unique and intimate experience in the African bush. It is ideal for discovering big game Africa in true safari tented style without compromising on comfort. Kapama is one of South Africa’s largest privately owned game reserves, perfectly positioned in the Limpopo province safari area, renowned for its high density of big game animals.

Day 3 - Kapama Private Game Reserve

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). A guide will take your to the Hoedspruit Centre for Endangered Species facility where cheetah and a number of other rehabilitated animals can be viewed at close range. An educational video is shown to explain the projects undertaken by this unique establishment. A guided tour will follow to view the cheetah and other animals. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price).

Day 4 - Kapama Private Game Reserve - Timbavati Game Reserve

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Private transfer from Kapama to Timbavati or Thornybush. (Park fees not included). (1 1/2 hours) Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price). Located in the Manyeleti Game Reserve, lie Honeyguide’s two tented camps, Khoka Moya and Mantobeni. Manyeleti, meaning “Place of the Stars” borders Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand and Timbavati and is a true Big Five Reserve. The Timbavati Game Reserve lies to the north of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve on the western edge of Kruger National Park and is one of South Africa's prime wildlife viewing areas. Established in 1956 by like-minded game farmers, the Reserve covers 680 square kilometers. There are no fences separating the Timbavati from the Kruger National Park, so lion, elephant, cheetah and other species roam freely between the two. The Timbavati lies at an altitude of 140m to 600m above sea level.

Day 5 - Timbavati Game Reserve

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price).

Day 6 - Timbavati Game Reserve - Sabi Sands

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Transfer from Lodge to Lodge Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price). The camp is an intimate one, completely open-plan and designed to harmoniously blend with the adjacent lake and African bush. Wood and thatch, air and water – an extension of the natural environment. The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is undoubtedly the most exclusive private game reserve in South Africa. The 65,000-hectare Sabi Sands Game Reserve is located on the south-western corner of the Kruger National Park. There are no restricting fences between the Kruger Park and Sabi Sands Reserve and the wildlife roams freely between the two game reserves. Some of the best and most exclusive private game lodges in the country are in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and the chances of seeing the Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) are excellent.

Day 7 - Sabi Sands

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price).

Day 8 - Sabi Sands

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price).

Day 9 - Sabi Sands - Johannesburg

Before first light you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your early morning game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost depending on availability. Enjoy lunch (included in tour price). This afternoon you'll meet up with others at the lodge and embark on your afternoon game drive. Sunrise and sunset are when the animals are most active. You'll be out in the reserve for a few hours before returning back to the lodge to freshen up for dinner. A private vehicle can be booked at an additional cost dependant on availability. Enjoy dinner (included in tour price).

Trip Includes

All ground transport in a comfortable vehicle - Guaranteed departure - Airport transfers as per the itinerary - Meals as per itinerary

Trip Excludes

Laundry - Tips - Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages including mineral water - International airfare - Visas - Optional activities/extras - Vacation insurance

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* USD per person, double occupancy. Custom designed personal tour. Prices subject to change.

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