City Glitz versus Adventure Safari

Self-drive tour – Explore the world famous and vast Sabi Sands Game Reserve and the Kapama Private Game Reserve for a chance to catch a glimpse of Africa’s famed “Big Five”, the elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo. Enjoy optional night game drives and morning walks tracking the wildlife in their natural habitat with your ranger.

  • Explore world famous game reserves.
  • Night game drives.
  • Morning walks with a park ranger.
  • Travel through the panorama route for some spectacular scenery.
Day 1
Arrive Johannesburg

On arrival at Johannesburg Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for the night.

Overnight Hilton Sandton Hotel (Standard room).

Day 2
Johannesburg (B)

Enjoy a full day tour of Johannesburg and experience the cultural diversity of the City of Gold. Johannesburg is the major international gateway to South Africa and is a vibrant and dynamic city.

Your tour will include a visit to Soweto, a township with a turbulent history as well as a tour of the Aparthied Museum, the first of its kind which illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid. The Museum sets out by means of blown-up photographs, artefacts, newspaper clippings, and film footage, to portray graphically the apartheid story.

Overnight at Hilton Sandton Hotel (Standard Room).

Day 3
Sabi Sands Game Reserve (B/L/D)

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit. On arrival you will be transferred to your lodge.

The next three days are spent exploring this vast reserve and we stand a good chance of sighting elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo, Africa’s famed “Big Five”, on our game drives.

Overnight at Arathusa Safari Lodge (Standard Room).

Day 4
Sabi Sands Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Game drives and adventure continue.

Overnight at Arathusa Safari Lodge (Standard Room).

Day 5
Sabi Sands Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Game drives and adventure continue.

Overnight at Arathusa Safari Lodge (Standard room).

Day 6
Kapama Private Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Transfer to Kapama Private Game Reserve which occupies a vast area between the northern Drakensberg mountains and the Greater Kruger National Park.

Kapama’s 13000 hectares has all the big game of Africa with 42 mammal species and approximately 350 bird species. This equates to huge natural diversity and includes the famed ‘Big 5’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Game drives are conducted through the rolling savannah grasslands and riverine forests that make up this appealing African reserve.

Overnight at Kapama Buffalo Camp (Tent).

Day 7
Kapama Private Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Game drives continue and an early start usually rewards us with some great sightings. Keep your eyes open for some of the more elusive animals.

Overnight at Kapama Buffalo Camp (Tent).

Day 8
Kapama Private Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Continue game drives.

Overnight at Kapama Buffalo Camp (Tent).

Day 9
Johannesburg (B)

Today you will be transferred to Hoedspruit airport for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Johannesburg.

Overnight at Hilton Sandton Hotel (Standard room).

Day 10
Johannesburg / Departure (B)

This morning you will be transferred to the Johannesurg Airport for your flight home.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Includes:
  • Meet and greet on arrival at Airport.
  • Accommodation and meals as indicated on the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner).
  • Transfers and tours as indicated in itinerary.
  • At Sabi Sabi: Open Landrover safaris day and at night, walking safaris and a house selection of beverages.
  • At Kapama Karula: 2 daily safari activities with local drinks on these activities.
Excludes:
  • Air fares.
  • Entrance fees to Parks.
  • Car rental.
  • Tips, porterage, service charge.
  • Any items of a personal nature.
  • Medical and travel insurance.
  • Optional activities.

Hilton Sandton
Johannesburg

African Rock Hotels
Johannesburg

Arathusa Safari Lodge
Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Kapama Buffalo Camp
Kapama Private Game Reserve

Kapama Karula
Kapama Private Game Reserve

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