This three-day tour provides an elite safari experience in the renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve, sharing 50 kilometers of its unfenced boundary line with neighboring Kruger National Park. Animals pass casually between the two parks, unhindered and abundant. The Sabi Sands is known for its prolific wildlife and phenomenal cat sightings, particularly of the elusive and beautiful leopard. The Sabi Sands is one of the best places in Africa to see the famous Big Five.
You will spend the next three days exploring the African bushveld on dawn and dusk open-vehicle game drives and exhilarating mid-morning bush walks that highlight the fascinating fauna and flora of the African bush.
Other activities to look forward too include bird watching, bush dining, treehouse sleep-out experiences, hippo tours, astronomy, a local school visit, spa treatments
The luxurious 5-star Lion Sands River Lodge will be your home for the next three days and guests will experience elegant suites, world-class facilities, superior hospitality, and exquisite African cuisine.
This tour is ideal for solo explorers, couples, and families looking for a luxury big five safari adventure.
Accommodation: Lion Sands River Lodge
Your safari adventure begins today with a flight from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport to Skukuza Airport. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the lodge for check-in.
Depending on your time of arrival, you may venture out on your first-afternoon game in search of wildlife including the Big 5. Game drives are approximately three and a half hours to four hours long with a stop to enjoy your favorite drink whilst looking upon the most majestic sunset. You return to camp in the early evening to enjoy a perfectly prepared meal under the African sky.
The next two days will be spent exploring the bushveld on morning and afternoon game drives and if you are feeling adventurous, you may choose to venture out on the mid-morning bush walk with your guide. Bush walks are truly unique as they allow you to discover the beauty of the African wilderness.
This morning you venture out on your last game drive in the African bush before returning to the lodge for a scrumptious breakfast. You will have some time to freshen up and pack up your belongings before saying your goodbyes and transferring to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport.
On arrival, you will connect with your onward flight back home. You may leave South Africa with a heavy heart but not without some unforgettable experiences that will stay etched in your memory for a lifetime.
From $ 2,575
Includes: Return flights Johannesburg to Skukuza Airport, accommodation in a luxury room, all meals, teas/coffees, select local beverages, mini bar, wifi (guest areas), two game drives daily, game drive refreshments and snacks, Skukuza Airport transfers and specified safari activities.
Please note: Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Prices exclude conservation fees. Flight costs may vary depending on availability for your travel dates and will be quoted accordingly. The rates quoted below, therefore, serve as a guideline only.
|Dates||Rates (PPS)||Rates (SINGLE)|
|01 May 2021 — 19 Dec 2021||$ 2,575||$ 3,673|
|20 Dec 2021 — 03 Jan 2022||$ 3,121||$ 4,488|
|04 Jan 2022 — 30 Apr 2022||$ 2,750||$ 3,923|
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