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9 Day Cultural Kruger Safari

PRICE:

R72 000.00 Per Person Sharing

R87 000.00 Single Traveler

R36 000.00 Children 6 - 11 Years

About This Tour:

Join us on this magnificent Cultural Safari which allows you to experience the Cultures of our country including food preparation on some of your stay. You will have the opportunity to interact with locals and learn about their customs and traditions. Immerse yourself in the rich diversity of our nation and create unforgettable memories.  We bring you up close and personal with the locals who will show you our traditional ways of cooking as well as learning more about our diverse languages and way of life. We visit a Township giving you the chance to mix with the locals , meet the Chief and his family.

 

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in cultural activities such as traditional dancing and drumming. This immersive experience will leave you with a deeper understanding and appreciation for South African culture.   

Tour Summary:

TOUR DURATION:                                   8 Nights / 9 Days

DEPARTURE LOCATION:                        Johannesburg or Nelspruit, South Africa

RETURN LOCATION:                               Johannesburg or Nelspruit, South Africa

DESTINATION ON TOUR:                        Kruger National Park, South Africa

                                                                  Manyeleti Game Reserve, South Africa

                                                                  Shabalala Interpretation of Culture Center, South Africa

INCLUDED ON TOUR:                              All Road Transfers

                                                                   1 Nights Accommodation at SleepOver

                                                                   2 Nights Accommodation at Skukuza Lodge Kruger Park

                                                                   1 Nights Accommodation in Hazyview

                                                                   1 Nights Accommodation at Graskop Hotel

                                                                   1 Nights Accommodation at Forest Camp

                                                                   2 Nights Accommodation at Manyeleti Main Camp

                                                                   Game Drives

                                                                   Conservation Fees

                                                                   1 x Sunset / Night Drive

                                                                   1 x Bush Walk at Forest Camp

                                                                   Cultural Tour

                                                                   Panorama Route

                                                                   Tour of Moholoholo Rehabilitation Center

                                                                   Tour of Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center

                                                                   8 x Dinners

                                                                   8 x Lunches

                                                                   8 x Breakfasts

                                                                 

Highlights & Activities

African Culture Tours

Mix with the Local Community

Learn indigenous games, which preserve cultural heritage and offer entertainment, to preserve traditions and values. Participate in ceremonies, dances, explore natural surroundings, engage with artisans, and taste unique flavors of indigenous cuisine. This ensures the preservation of these traditions for future generations.

HESC Endangered Species

HESC offers informative tours and specialized excursions on rare, vulnerable, and endangered animal species, raising funds for conservation projects and daily operating costs. It educates the public about wildlife conservation and encourages action towards protecting biodiversity.

Explore the Panorama Route

The Panorama Route in South Africa offers stunning views of the Blyde River Canyon, a world-third-largest canyon, and stops at God's Window and Bourke's Luck Potholes. It passes through quaint towns and offers local cuisine.

Moholoholo Rehab Center

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, located in the Drakensberg mountains, is a unique sanctuary for South Africa's abandoned, injured, and poisoned wildlife. The center is dedicated to wildlife education and has permanent residents who serve as ambassadors for their respective species. Visitors can experience the animals up close and personal, demonstrating the threats and problems facing wildlife today.

Itinerary

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1

Johannesburg - Hazyview

You will be collected by your driver guide from your hotel or OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. On arrival in Hazyview, our next stop will be at the SleepOver Accommodations enjoy a lunch prepared by your host washed down with a Beer or Cider. After lunch and getting settled in we depart on our first shopping experience for our evening meal. We return and then we start our traditional meal preparation. 

2

Kruger National Park

This morning we bid farewell to Sleepover and make our way to the Kruger National Park. Breakfast is another traditional affair, we continue on our game drive stopping off at Skukuza Camp for lunch. At 14h00pm we check in to the Skukuza Safari Lodge allowing you time to relax and explore the camp before dinner.

3

Kruger National Park

Once again we rise early in the park as we start a new dawn. We make our way towards another of the Picnic areas for breakfast this time along the Sabie River. We continue our game viewing back to Skukuza arriving mid-afternoon. A Night drive is an exciting adventure which departs at 20h00pm and returns by 22h00pm.

4

Cultural Tour

This morning we have breakfast at the lodge, before packing our vehicle and heading out for another drive. We exit the Kruger Park for your Cultural Tour. Meet the people of Shabalala Trust and learn indigenous games. One can also take part in daily household tasks such as food preparation and learning the healing power of natural indigenous foods

5

Graskop Gorge Experience

After breakfast we depart from Hazyview with our luggage and make our way towards the town of Sabie, making our way to Lone Creek Falls. After lunch we check in to the Graskop Hotel before embarking on a visit to the Gorge.  Here you have the option of descending down in the lift to the bottom of the gorge.

6

Moholoholo Rehab Center

After breakfast we depart the hotel with our luggage and make our way to the Blyde River Canyon stopping off at Bourkes Lucke Potholes, Lisbon Falls and the Three Rondavels. We make our way towards Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre. Learn more about the animals kept in the Rehabilitation centre due to been kept as pets or injured in the wild.

7

HESC Endangered Species

Early morning wake up for tea and coffee before a good morning walk on the reserve. Return for breakfast and check out at 10h00am. We make our way, to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre which concentrates on the conservation of rare, vulnerable or endangered animals with emphasis on Cheetahs and Rhinos. Lunch will be at the center or en-route to the Manyeleti Game Reserve and the Mantobeni Safari Lodge

8

Manyeleti Game Reserve

Early morning wake up before departing on a game drive in Manyeleti Game Reserve, we gathered our cameras, binoculars, and excitement for what lay ahead. The sun had just begun to paint the horizon with hues of orange and pink as we climbed into the safari vehicle, ready to explore the vast wilderness. The anticipation in the air was palpable, as we knew that each game drive held the possibility of encountering incredible wildlife and witnessing nature's raw beauty. Return to camp for some leisure time before departing on an afternoon game drive.

9

Manyeleti - Johannesburg

You will be collected by your driver/guide after breakfast at 10h00am and we then make our way back to Johannesburg.  We pass through beautiful mountains and passes en-route and will stop for lunch along the way.  Arrival back in Johannesburg at either your hotel or OR Tambo will be between 17h00pm and 18h00pm

Transfers

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