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Canyon Bush and BeachTour - 11/30/2017


 
 
   
6Day/5Night Canyon, Bush and Beach Tour:
  • Stay overnight on the Long Tom Pass Sabie forestry region
  • Visit the spectacular Blyde River Canyon viewpoints
  • Stay on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the Kruger Park
  • Take a Day Tour to the neigbouring countries of Mozambique AND/OR Swaziland
  • Go on an Open Vehicle Kruger Safari with an expert guide
TOUR INCLUSIONS:
Transportation:
Tours and Transfers in air-conditioned luxury vehicles, Safaris in custom-built Open Vehicles
Profesionally Escorted:
Discover the Blyde River Canyon, the Kruger National Park, and the countries of Mozambique and/or Swaziland with a professional Tourist Guide
Accommodation:
Rooms with private facilities on twin share basis
All accommodation is of 3 star standard
Dining Inclusions:
1 Lunch (Blyde River Canyon Day Tour)
5 Breakfasts
4 Dinners (Drinks own account)
Plus:
All entrance fees included
Kruger daily conservation fees included
Please note:
Visa conditions (COST FOR GUESTS OWN ACCOUNT) apply for Mozambique and Swaziland and passports are required
Minimum 2 and Maximum 10 passengers
Price on request
ITINERARY:
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Day 1:  Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) to Long Tom Pass Sabie (BB)
You will be collected at Johannesburg International Airport (OR Tambo bus & coach terminal) by your Tour Guide from where you will drive through the scenic Mpumalanga Province towards the Kruger National Park.  The evenings' destination is Misty Mountain Lodge (or similar) situated on the Long Tom Pass with an inviting pool and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.  Afternoon at leisure to laze around the infinity pool or set off on a self-guided nature walk on one of the well marked and maintained trails on the property.  A sundowner drink at the pool bar watching the sunset will conclude the first day.  Dinner (own account) will be enjoyed at the A la Carte Restaurant on the property.
 
Day 2:  Blyde River Canyon (Panorma Route Tour) (BB,L,D)
Your guide will meet you at reception at 08h30 after breakfast and check out from where you will head towards the scenic Panorama Route Tour.  First stop for the day will be the nearby Mac Mac Falls (or similar) where you'll take a short walk down to the 56m high twin falls.  Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding Drakensberg Mountains from God's window viewpoint before continuing along the Blyde River Canyon taking in amongst other sights the Bourke's Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels with clear views of the 800m deep canyon and the three giant cylindrical mountain tops from which the viewpoint derives its name.  Late afternoon you will arrive at Rio Vista Lodge (or similar) nestled along the banks of the Crocodile River which is ALL that separates you from the esteemed Kruger National Park.  Dinner at The Deck Restaurant (A la Carte) overlooking the river is included (all drinks for own account).       
 
Day 3:  Full day Kruger National Park Open Vehicle Safari Tour (BB,D)
A visit to Kruger Park is ideally undertaken in a custom-built Open Safari Vehicle so as to enjoy not only the sights, but also the sounds and smells of the African Bush.  The vehicles with their elevated height and open sides offer fantastic photographic opportunities whilst the guides with their trained eyes and valuable knowledge promise to make this an unforgettable experience.  You will be collected early morning from reception with a packed breakfast from the Lodge which you will enjoy at a picnic spot or rest camp when your guide makes one of two breaks during the course of the day.  Lunch for own account.  Returns late afternoon.
 
Day 4:  Maputo (Mozambique) Full Day Tour (BB,D)
Today you will venture into Mozambique where Vasco Da Gama landed in 1468 on his way to India.  After border crossing formalities (Visa conditions apply - cost for own account) the first stop will be at Tricamo Village (or similar) on the outskirts of Maputo where coffee and a delicious spread of pastries are on offer before heading into the cosmopolitan capital city for a day that promises to thrill your senses.  Historical buildings, museums, a typical African market, a visit to the famous Polana Hotel, a scenic drive along the palm lined beachfront the road the "Avenida de Marginal" and a seafood lunch are just some of the highlights of the day.  Be prepared for a long day!  Note:  Tour can be exchanged for a Kingdom of Swaziland (Ezulwini Valley) Day Tour (min 2)
 
Day 5:  Full day Kruger National Park Open Vehicle Safari Tour (BB,D) 
Another early morning start with a packed breakfast returning to the Kruger National Park to search for the elusive "Big 5" the Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo, and Elephant.  With some luck you will also see giraffes, gnus, zebras, hippopotamus, crocodiles, and the comical warthog!  The entire day has been set aside for game viewing and will end back at the Lodge late afternoon in time for sundowners. Note:  Tour can be exchanged for a Kingdom of Swaziland (Ezulwini Valley) Day Tour (min 2)
 
Day 6:  Malelane to Nelspruit (BB)
Check out and departure at 11h00 after a leisurely breakfast.  Your Kruger South Safaris representative will collect you with your luggage from reception for the short 1-1.5 hour journey to Nelspruit town/airport* where the Tour will come to an end.  END OF SERVICES >>>
Note:  Optional extra additional costs applicable and subject to availability guests may choose to book an EARLY MORNING 4 hour bushwalk operated by SANPARKS from Malelane Gate in the company of an armed Kruger Ranger before returning to the Lodge for breakfast and check out on the last day.  Price on request
Guests have the option of either flying back to Johannesburg OR to return via shuttle bus (own arrangements to be made and all costs for guests own account, not included in Tour price)
*Citybug shuttle bus departs Nelspruit 14h00;  arrives OR Tambo bus & coach terminal 17h30 @ from ZAR440pp
*South African Airways flight 8842 departs MQP 13h35;  arrives OR Tambo 14h25 @ from ZAR1250pp

Long Tom Pass Sabie

   
 

Contact Kruger South Safaris

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+27 (0) 82 887 0666

+27 (0) 82 556 1223

Fax:  +27 (0) 86 535 9706

info@krugersouthsafaris.co.za

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