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Sabi Sand Safari Tour

3 Day Sabi Sand Private Safari Tour

The 3 Day Sabi Sand Private Safari Tour takes you to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve for where you will spend two nights in South Africa's most renowned game reserve. Guests stay at Umkumbe Safari Lodge (or similar) while experiencing quality game viewing conducted in open 4X4 safari vehicles special designed for the terrain inside the Sabi Sand Reserve and Kruger National Park. On the Sabi Sand Private Safari Tour you have the choice of two daily game drives or possibly replacing one game drive with a bush walk instead.

Along the way on our Sabi Sand Private Safari Tour to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve you will also visit God’s Window, Lisbon Falls and Graskop, for some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Mpumalanga region of South Africa.

This tour is flexible and available for small to large groups including families, honeymooners and friends. Accommodation can be upgraded for guests seeking exclusive luxury. Flights can also be incorporated to supplement long drives.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit Pilgrim’s Rest, God’s Window and the Graskop Falls in the Panoramic Route Region
  • Experience game viewing in specialized open vehicle game vehicles designed for the Savannah terrains of Kruger
  • Best chance to view the Big 5 of Africa in the Kruger National Park ( lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo)

Summary

Most Meals Included

3 Days / 2 Nights
Minibus, 4x4 Safari Vehicles

South Africa

Day 1 Panorama Route & Afternoon Game Drive
A professional driver who will pick you up in Johannesburg on the morning of your departure. All transfers are done in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle, where you will be transported via the Panorama Route to Sabi Sands.Panorama route includes God’s Window, Lisbon Falls and Graskop and all entrance fees are included in the package. There are numerous stops along the way for comfort breaks and photo moments.

Arriving at Umkumbe Safari Lodge or similar, you will be greeted by the friendly lodge staff and have time to settle in and rest before embarking on the afternoon game drive. Sabi Sands has a high concentration of wildlife and is known for the predators, especially the cats. Although the Sabi Sands is a private reserve and is a more exclusive safari

Experience, it forms part of the Greater Kruger Park with its borders being unfenced with the national park. Late afternoon and into the evenings is a great time to spot wildlife, after which you will make your way to the lodge for dinner and an opportunity to have a relaxed evening.

Day 2 Morning and Afternoon Game Drives or Bush Walks

You will be greeted with a cup of coffee before heading off for the morning game drive in a 4x4 safari vehicle, hopefully with an opportunity to spot the Big Five waking and roaming in your path. There is an alternative to go on a morning bush walk rather than the drive if you so prefer.

Upon return from your safari, you will be served a leisurely breakfast and have the remainder of the morning at the lodge to catch up on sleep or resting at pool. Lunch will be served and there will be some more time to unwind before returning for an afternoon/sunset safari drive with your guide.

Sunset will be spent in the bush, after which you will be returned to the lodge for dinner and the evening at your leisure. 

Day 3 Morning Game Drive or Bush Walk
An early morning rise again to head out for your morning game drive to spot the animals that have been eluding you on your safari experience. Return to the lodge for breakfast and check out, where our driver will be waiting to transfer you back to Johannesburg via Nelspruit.

Should you want to fly in and out of Nelspruit (KMIA), rather than be transferred from and to Johannesburg, this can be arranged. The drive time is roughly two and half hours to Nelspruit from the lodge or about six hours to Johannesburg.

Rates quoted per person

3 Day Sabi Sand Private Safari

IN ZAR 2+ Adults Single Adult
2019 Rate R 17,000 per person sharing R21,800 per person single

Included:

  • Transport by private minibus (or larger vehicle depending on group size)
  • Services of English speaking guide/driver
  • Accommodation at the Umkumbe Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve or similar
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Umkumbe
  • Twice daily game drives in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Entry fees to all areas stipulated

*Bush walks are subject to safety and availability and are only available should a client exchange a game drive for the walk.

Excluded:

  • Conservation fees
  • Lunches on road to Sabi Sand and back
  • Own extra beverages
  • Gratuity for guides
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance and medical repatriation
Rates are subject to increases by supplier
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