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This elephant safari tour in South Africa is the perfect excuse to see these great mammals in the flesh! With wonderful sights of Kruger National Park, the stunning African sky, and the opportunity to spot the big five, you are guaranteed to have the trip of your life. Wake up to the call of the animals and marvel at the beauty of paradise on earth and the tranquility of nature!
During your safari holiday, you will be staying in comfortable bungalows in a camp in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
This tour begins with a bright and early 05:00 rising for you to benefit and find elephants, as well as the big five in Kruger. First and foremost, you will have a relaxing brunch at one of Kruger’s picnic sights. Once you have eaten, you will head to a camp in Kruger, spotting animals as you go.
In your comfy bungalow, you will be able to get some rest and relax. Awakening refreshed, you will go on a three-hour game drive with an experienced game ranger of Kruger and return to enjoy the ambiance of a typical South African braai under the awesome African sky.
Awakening with the animals on day two of your tour, you will discover the areas of the park you have not yet covered. You will return to camp in the afternoon for a bit of rest and relaxation. Alternatively, you can relax on the deck viewing the animals coming down to the river for a drink and prepare your postcards to send back home. Your perfect day will be complete with another drive before falling into your comfy bed for a restful sleep.
Once again you will awaken with the call of the animals as they also begin another day. You will make your way out of the park, seeking out the various animals not yet spotted, with a three-hour game drive to Kruger gate. As you leave with perfect memories of the bush and animals, you will make your way up into the Small Drakensberg mountain range.
In the mountain range, you will be able to marvel at the stunning sights of God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Bourkes Luck Potholes, and the Blyde Canyon, which is the world’s third largest and only growing canyon. Once you have taken the perfect set of photos, you will head to Harries Pancakes, renowned for their delicious selection of pancakes.
During this safari, you will get to explore Kruger National Park and enjoy three game drives. You will also visit the Small Drakensberg mountain range, which offers stunning views of the surroundings.
This elephant safari takes place in Kruger National Park, in South Africa. South Africa is a large and diverse country and home to approximately 40 million people. With a size of 1,219,090 square kilometers, it is bigger than Germany, France, Italy, Texas, and California combined.
South Africa is the only country in the world with an entire floral kingdom within its boundaries, the Cape fynbos. It is flanked by the Indian Ocean on the east and the Atlantic on the west. It is bordered by Namibia to the northwest, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the north, and by Mozambique to the northeast.
Nelspruit boasts the world’s oldest caves, the Sudwala Caves, and the absolutely breathtaking God’s Window and Blyde River Canyon. The city is a true gem all South Africans feel proud of. Nelspruit is ideally positioned to allow easy and affordable access to Kruger National Park, beautiful Swaziland, and the vibrant seas of Mozambique.
The Kruger National Park is over 220 miles from north to south; it is impossible to see it all in one trip. To the west of the Kruger Park are a number of large private game reserves that share an unfenced border with the park. Together, the whole reserve is called the Greater Kruger National Park and it spans more than 2.2 million hectares of pristine wilderness.
This safari tour includes three meals: a relaxing brunch at one of Kruger’s picnic spots, a traditional South African braai, and a lunch at Harries Pancakes.
A small animal farm ideal for kids parties, offering pony and horseback rides. They will be opening their doors to the public in June 2017. The idea of the ranch is to give rescued farm animals a home filled with love and passion.
You can get involved with the ranch and help with maintenance, grooming, feeding, and training the animals. Pony rides and horseback rides are already available. The cost for one person is 400 ZAR, 600 ZAR for two persons, 800 ZAR for three persons, and 900 ZAR for four persons. You can request quotations for larger parties.
All levels of experience are welcome. Children with a background of riding lessons of three or more years and older than eight will be allowed on outrides by themselves. Kids from the age of three can be walked with. Full price will be applicable for kids.
Pony rides are available for kids from age two. The cost is 120 ZAR for 45 minutes. Paddock work for 15 minutes costs 50 ZAR per child, the minimum is two children. Rides need to be pre-booked. The maximum weight allowed is 95 kilograms per person.
Spa treatments and massages are available for an additional cost at Old Vic Traveller's Inn, in Nelspruit. All bookings made online must be placed 24 hours in advance. Same day online bookings are not allowed. Same day bookings can be made by telephone.
Please book your flight to arrive at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) or O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Transfer from and to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is available upon request. This will cost 350 ZAR per journey, which is payable directly to Kruger Flexi Tours before arrival. Kindly provide your exact flight details, including flight number, and they will confirm the arrangements.
You can take the airport taxi bus, which costs 350 ZAR for one or two persons, one-way trip.
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