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5 Days Classic South Africa Safari Holiday

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5 Days Classic South Africa Safari Holiday

5 Days Classic South Africa Safari Holiday

South Africa is perhaps one of the least widely thought of as a safari destination, thanks to a host of other premier attractions ranging from cosmopolitan Cape Town and the nearby Wine lands to the fine beaches of the Garden Route and lofty peaks of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg. Yet South Africa boasts some quite superb wildlife viewing destinations, offering a far greater ecological diversity than some of its neighbours.

Safari highlights

  • Cape Town and Table mountains
  • Kruger national park

Detailed safari itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town and transfer to your lodge

Upon arrival in Cape Town, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the Victoria & Alfred Hotel situated in the V&A Waterfront in the heart of Cape Town. You will spend the next three nights here enjoying all that the ‘Mother City’ has to offer.

Day 2: Full day city tour of Cape Town

On this day you will visit the Cape Winelands, take a tour of the peninsula, visit some of the beautiful beaches and Table Mountain which is one of the classic landmarks of this area and later you will return to the lodge for relaxation.

Day 3: Flight from Cape Town to Kruger national park

Today you will be transferred to Cape Town Airport for your flight into the Kruger. You will fly direct from Cape Town to Hoedspruit and on arrival will be transferred to Motswari Private Game Reserve, One of Mpumalanga’s finest destinations; Motswari Private Game Reserve is set within the verdant Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which is part of the world-renowned Kruger National Park, This evening enjoy your first game drive in an open vehicle with your guide followed by dinner at the lodge.

Day 4: Morning and evening game drives in the reserve

After an early wakeup call with coffee/tea enjoy your early morning game drive in Motswari Private Game Reserve is located in a game-rich area comprising four major habitat types. It supports a diverse range of species, each fulfilling a particular niche for their survival. The Timbavati is renowned for its predator populations, supporting one of the highest densities of lion in Africa. Followed by breakfast, the time for some rest, this afternoon enjoy a guided bush walk followed by high tea and your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge for pre-drinks and dinner.

Day 5: Final Game Drive and departure

This morning enjoy your final game drive before being transferred to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg so you can connect with your onward journey.

Trip includes

  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Domestic flights
  • Game drives
  • Park entrance fees
  • City tour of Cape Town

Trip excludes

  • International flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and hotels
  • South African tourist Visa
When to book this safari package

We recommend booking 1 year advance but last minute inquiries can be made through our office in South Africa via info@wildernessexplorersafrica.com

Best time to visit South Africa for safari

The best time to visit South Africa for a wildlife safari is from May to September. During these winter months, the east of the country (where the main parks are located) experiences its Dry season.

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