A 4 day safari package including an elephant interaction. The to starts in Johannesburg and departs to the Hazyview area of the Kruger National Park.
On this 4 day safari, guests stay at the popular Hippo Hollow Lodge or similar, situated near Hazyview on a half board basis. You will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the world’s largest land animal, the African Elephant. The package includes return transportation starting and ending in Johannesburg. All Game Drives are conducted in open 4X4 safari vehicles inside the Kruger National Park.
Details: Transportation to Hazyview is operated by a Spurwing driver who will pick you up in Johannesburg on the morning of your departure. All transfers are done in a luxury air conditioned vehicle, where you will be transported via the Panorama Route to Hazyview. Panorama route includes God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Pilgrims Rest and Graskop and all entrance fees are included in the package. There are numerous stops along the way for comfort breaks and photo moments. If required, we don’t do the Panorama Route on the way to Hazyview, but will do it on the return route- clients will be advised accordingly.
Upon arrival in Hazyview, guests will check into Hippo Hollow Country Estate (or similar if not available), which is situated near the Phabeni Gate. The lodge is a 3 star establishment, rooms are air-conditioned and ensuite. All rooms have a view either over gardens or the Sabi River. The estate has two swimming pools and a restaurant where all the breakfasts and suppers are included. On particular evenings in the hotel, guests are treated to a Shangaan supper and entertainment. A hotel upgrade is available at a surcharge.
Please note that the Kruger Park charges a daily Conservation fee for each person entering the park. The cost of this fee is not included in the rates indicated for this safari, currently the rate per person is R264 per day. However, upon making the reservation this can be included in the total safari price and then paid in advance to make it easier when on holiday.
Should you want to explore something in addition to the above while on holiday in the Kruger, there are a number of extras that could be arranged through our office. The following are the more popular add-ons available:
• Golf at Skukuza Golf club ( Golf club in the Kruger National Park)
• Morning Bush walk
• Quad biking/ Adrenalin centre
Accommodation at the Lodge.
Breakfast, dinner each day.
Daily game drives in 4×4 safari vehicles.
A night game drive.
Return road transfers from Johannesburg.
En-route tour of the Panorama Route.
Entry fees to all areas stipulated.
Services of a Professional Safari Guide.
Transport to/from the elephant sanctuary and entrance fees.
Kruger Park Conservation Fees.
Lunch and drinks.
Items of a personal nature.
Services not mentioned in the program.
Travel insurance and medical repatriation.
Costs of an elephant back safari.