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Chitwa Chitwa

Twin Centre Kruger Safari

9-day tailor-made journey from £4,725 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

A Kruger safari staying in luxurious accommodation and with opportunities to see the Big Five

Highlights

  • See magnificent wildlife including the Big Five, at two incredible locations in the Greater Kruger National Park
  • Experience a host of wildlife activities from guided bush walks to thrilling 4x4 jeep safaris
  • Stay at a choice of exceptional accommodation, from luxury camps to private lodges

In Brief

  • 3 Nights Timbavati Private Nature Reserve OR Thornybush Game Reserve
  • 3 Nights Sabi Sands Game Reserve

About

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Honeymoon | Natural world | Safari | Wildlife

South Africa is rightly renowned for its incredible wildlife and the Kruger National Park in the northeast of the country has a deserved reputation as one of the finest game-viewing hotspots on the African continent. This itinerary takes in two of the Kruger's premier private game reserves, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve or its Thornybush Game Reserve neighbour – depending on your choice of lodge – and Sabi Sands Game Reserve where you'll have the opportunity to see Africa's Big Five along with a host of other mammals, birds and reptiles in a stunning wilderness environment.  When you're not out and about looking for wildlife there'll be plenty of opportunity to relax in some of Africa's best safari accommodation.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
London to Johannesburg

Fly overnight from London to Johannesburg.

Day 2
Timbavati Private Nature Reserve OR Thornybush Game Reserve

On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to a light aircraft for your flight to the Timbavati or Hoedspruit Airport in the Kruger National Park. After a private transfer to your chosen accommodation the rest of the day will be at leisure.

Stay: Shumbalala Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger (Superior) or Makanyi Private Game Lodge, Timbavati (Deluxe)

Meals: D

Days 3-4
Timbavati Private Nature Reserve OR Thornybush Game Reserve

Spend three action packed days exploring the Thornybush Game Reserve, home to thousands of hectares of pristine, untouched wilderness. It's also home to Africa's Big Five; elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion and leopard, making it an incredible place to view game in an authentic wilderness environment. Alternatively, the prestigious Makanyi Safari Lodge, located within the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is also home to the Big Five, as well as the elusive white lion. Twice-daily game drives with experienced guides will ensure you have the best possible opportunity of seeing the wildlife that inhabits this stunning region.

Stay: Shumbalala Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger (Superior) or Makanyi Private Game Lodge, Timbavati (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Enjoy a private transfer to your chosen lodge in the exclusive Sabi Sands Game Reserve. On arrival, check into your chosen accommodation where you'll spend the day at your leisure, or if time allows embark on an afternoon game drive.

Stay: Simbambili Game Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Superior) or Chitwa Chitwa, Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 6-7
Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Spend three memorable days learning about the reserve's unique biodiversity whilst exploring its incredible landscapes and abundance of wildlife. Sabi Sand is home to an incredible array of mammals, birds and reptiles, including the Big Five, as well as hippo, giraffe, impala, jackal and many more.

Whether you're staying at Simbambili or Chitwa Chitwa, you'll take morning and evening game drives in open-top vehicles to ensure you have the best chance of spotting wildlife while leaving time to enjoy the creature comforts of your luxury accommodation.

Stay: Simbambili Game Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Superior) or Chitwa Chitwa, Sabi Sand Game Reserve (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Departure

Transfer by private car to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight home via Johannesburg.

Day 9
Arrive in London

Arrive in London, and continue your onward journey home. 

Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

9-day tailor-made journey from £4,725 incl. flights

Superior

Low Season

from £4,725 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,015 pp. incl. flights

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights between London and Johannesburg
  • Private airport transfers and private transfers between lodges
  • 6 nights accommodation in 4* (Superior() lodges on a full-board basis, including tea, coffee, snacks and sundowner drinks on game drives
  • Twice-daily dawn and dusk safaris in open game vehicles, vehicle entry fee and park fees, optional bushveld walks

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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