5, 7 or 10-Night Safari in Makalali Game Reserve 4* - Kruger National Park - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Enjoying a stay in the exciting city of Johannesburg.
  • Seeing out the famous Big 5 on an amazing safari in the Kruger Nation Park in Makalali Lodge 4*.
  • Being surrounded by nature and getting to see wild animals in their natural habitat.

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Your Itinerary In Brief

South Africa as you have never seen it before!

 

On this 7-night, 8-day tour, you will be amazed by the multitude of wonders South Africa has to offer, from Big 5 sightings on unforgettable safaris, to exploring the Blyde River and its immense canyon. 

 

 

Your itinerary during the tour:

 

7-night tour:

Day 1: Arrival in Johannesburg

Day 2: Johannesburg - Makalali Private Game Reserve

Days 3 to 6: Makalali Private Game Reserve - 2 game drives per day

Day 7: Makalali Private Game Reserve - morning game drive then return to Johannesburg

Day 8: Depart Johannesburg

 

9-night tour:

Day 1: Arrival in Johannesburg

Day 2: Johannesburg - Makalali Private Game Reserve

Days 3 to 8: Makalali Private Game Reserve - 2 game drives per day

Day 9: Makalali Private Game Reserve - morning game drive then return to Johannesburg

Day 10: Depart Johannesburg

 

12-night tour:

Day 1: Arrival in Johannesburg

Day 2: Johannesburg - Makalali Private Game Reserve

Days 3 to 11: Makalali Private Game Reserve - 2 game drives per day

Day 12: Makalali Private Game Reserve - morning game drive then return to Johannesburg

Day 13: Depart Johannesburg

 

Your Itinerary In Detail

Day 1: Johannesburg

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative of Sense of Africa, South Africa, who will escort you to the bus terminal for a shuttle transfer to the Premier Hotel OR Tambo (or equivalent).

 

Overnight stay and breakfast at the hotel.

 

DAY 2: JOHANNESBURG TO MAKALALI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Depart early in the morning at 06:45 for Makalali Main Lodge, arriving at approximately 13:30.

 

Welcome to aha Makalali Private Game Reserve, located to the west of the Kruger National Park and offering guests an authentic stay in 26,000 hectares of savannah in the northeast of the country. You can spot the Big 5 (buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, rhino), as well as cheetah, wild dog, giraffe, zebra and kudu. Enjoy an afternoon game drive departing around 16:00 and returning to the lodge around 19:00 (duration 3 hours).

 

Lunch, dinner, overnight stay and breakfast at the lodge.

Days 3, 4, 5 & 6:Makalali Private Game Reserve

Another four days to enjoy morning and afternoon game drives.  Morning game drives depart around 06:00 and take approximately 3 hours.

Enjoy early morning and afternoon game drives in the Makalali Private Game Reserve. The morning game drive departs at about 06:00 and returns to the lodge at about 09:00 (duration 3 hours).

The afternoon game drive departs around 16:00 and returns to the lodge around 19:00 (duration: 3 hours).

 

Lunch, dinner, overnight stay and breakfast at the lodge.

 

DAY 7 or 9 or 12: MORNING SAFARI AND RETURN TO JOHANNESBURG

 

Enjoy an early morning game drive and breakfast at your lodge, before transferring back to Johannesburg, if you take the transfer, departing at 11:45 and arriving between 17:15 and 17:45.

 

Overnight stay and breakfast at the lodge.

 

DAY 8 or 10 or 13: DEPARTURE FROM JOHANNESBURG

 

After breakfast, departure for the airport by shuttle bus.

 

Important information about your tour and visits:

The hotels, which meet local standards, are indicative and may be changed for hotels of a similar category. The tour programme is subject to change due to compelling reasons such as delayed flights, weather conditions or other cases of force majeure. The order of the visits may also be changed.

Your Hotels

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Maximum room capacity

Your selected hotels:

 

In Johannesburg: Standard Room at Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo 4* (or equivalent)

 

In Makalali Private Game Reserve: Superior Room in Makalali Main Lodge (or equivalent)

Your Dining Choices

For your meals, begin your day with breakfast during your stay at the Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo in Johannesburg.

 

At Makalali Lodge, enjoy the ease of Full Board dining (breakfast, lunch and dinner - excludes drinks). Please note, on both days of the Blyderiver and Blyde Dam trip, lunch is not included and is at your own expense at a local restaurant

Your Optional Excursions

Optional Panorama Tour (Minimum 2 people)

Your Optional Excursions

Visit the third-largest canyon in the world, Blyde river Canyon and enjoy a tour of the region from waterfalls to historic towns. 

Optional Panorama Tour (Minimum 2 people)

Visit the third-largest canyon in the world, Blyde river Canyon and enjoy a tour of the region from waterfalls to historic towns. 

Your Journey to South Africa

Flights:

You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

 

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Your Destination

Kruger National Park

Home to all of South Africa's iconic wild animals, including the big five, the Kruger National Park is one of the best destinations to see wildlife. The park extends across nearly two million hectares and offers a range in landscapes from the granite hills of the South and the Lembombo mountains and savannah of the East and the tropical forests of the North. 

 

Beyond biodiversity, the Kruger National Park has many historical and archaeological sites. The park was created in a bid to protect South Africa's wildlife and holds the stories of many cultures and explorers. One of the park's best features is its accessibility, and it's easy to navigate the vast network of roads. There are many ways to explore the wonders of the Kruger Park, from self-driving tours to private safaris. Adventure into a world of wildlife and incredible nature when you visit the Kruger National Park. 

In More Detail

A'Zambezi River Lodge 4*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:
This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
The number of rooms at this property : 83

Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Pets are not allowed.
Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

 

Please Note:

 

Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.

 

Schedules and prices are subject to change.

 

If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team.

 

Room Information: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

 

Restaurant Information: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Hotel Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Multilingual staff

Room Facilities

  • TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Courtesy tray (tea and coffee)

Restaurant and Bar Facilities

  • Amulonga restaurant
  • Sebastian's Restaurant
  • Amulonga Bar
  • Zambezi Cocktail Bar

Please note that due to the current global health pandemic (COVID-19), certain restaurants and buffets may be closed or places and tables may be limited. We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel for further information two days before your arrival.

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool

Please note that due to the current global health pandemic (COVID-19), the cultural, leisure and wellness activities, as well as the outdoor swimming pools at this hotel, may be closed or limited in terms of access. We advise you to contact the hotel or the tourist office two days before your arrival. 

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

 

Please note that due to the current situation, any information mentioned is subject to change or adaptation.

We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel three days before your departure to keep you informed of the latest changes and information.

You can also refer to our FAQ section to find more information on the development of the situation.

We suggest that you keep informed of the latest regulations in force:

 In the UK via the corresponding link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Makalali Private Game Lodge

Please find practical information about your trip
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not allowed.
Our price doesn’t include a city tax which is payable locally - please see on site.

The tour price includes:

  • Standard Rooms in selected hotels or lodges
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Welcome and assistance in English on arrival
  • Morning or afternoon game drives included
  • Full-day sightseeing tour included
  • Cruise to Blyde Dam included (with transfers)
  • Tourist taxes and entrance fees to Kruger National Park included
  • Green Seat Environmental Levy included
  • First Hotel O.R. Tambo Johannesburg/Makalali Private Game Reserve transfers included on all packages

 

The tour price does not include:

  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport taxes and surcharges
  • Health and travel insurance
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees not mentioned
  • Optional excursions

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

 

Please note that due to the current situation, any information mentioned is subject to change or adaptation.

We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel three days before your departure to keep you informed of the latest changes and information.

You can also refer to our FAQ section to find more information on the development of the situation.

We suggest that you keep informed of the latest regulations in force:

 In the UK via the corresponding link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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