Rating in South Africa
$ 12220

South Africa Luxury Safari

Safari
Safari
min $ 12220
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, shaws gate, Kruger, South Africa, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 12220
Duration: 11 days
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  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Accomodation
  • Dates & Prices

Overview

Featuring a trio of exquisite lodges, our 11-Day Luxury South Africa Safari is the very last word in safari chic. We start off at Singita Lebombo, on a private concession in the Kruger National Park, and move on to Singita Boulders in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Both these accommodations represent the latest thinking in lodge design and management, and are surrounded by gorgeous wilderness. The safari ends at the Phinda Vlei Lodge, another prestigious, intimate camp located on a vast private reserve. The leisurely pace of this safari - three nights at every location means you can really absorb and appreciate the ambience of each one of these outstanding locations.

Safari Highlights

  • Explore a private game-rich 33,000 acre concession in the heart of the Kruger National Park while staying at the uber-chic Singita Lebombo Lodge
  • Spend three nights at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the comfort of the amazing Singita Boulders Lodge
  • Continue your safari into the game-rich Phinda Private Game Reserve and stay at the Phinda Vlei Lodge
 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival – Johannesburg

    On arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, we will meet you and take you to the InterContinental hotel for one night.

    InterContinental Johannesburg
    Meals Included: Dinner

  • Day 2 Johannesburg – Kruger National Park

    We will collect you from the hotel for a private vehicle transfer to OR Tambo International Airport and from there we fly to Kruger National Park. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

    Our game ranger at Singita Lebombo will meet you and transfer you by road to the lodge. This afternoon we will enjoy our first game drive.

    Singita Kruger National Park is situated at the confluence of two rivers in an exclusive game rich 15 000 hectare concession in the world-renowned Kruger National Park. The Singita Kruger National Park concession boasts the highest concentration of wildlife in the entire park, including the Big 5 as well as a wealth of plant and animal species. The area is known for its Euphorbia trees and is home to the majestic mountain pride of 26 lions.

    Singita Lebombo Lodge
    Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 3 Kruger National Park

    Spend three nights at Singita Lebombo in a luxury suite. We will enjoy two safari activities per day while staying at the Singita.

    Singita Lebombo Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 4 Kruger National Park

    Today we enjoy a variety of exciting wildlife encounters in the reserve.

    Singita Lebombo Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 5 Kruger National Park – Sabi Sand

    Check-out of Singita Lebombo and transfer by road the short distance to the Singita airstrip for your seat-in charter flight to Singita Boulders. Your game ranger at Singita Boulders will meet you and transfer you to the lodge. This afternoon you will enjoy your game drives at Boulders.

    Singita Boulders Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 6 Sabi Sand

    Spend three adventurous nights at Singita Boulders in a luxury suite. Inclusive of meals, drinks, two safari activities per day, return airstrip transfers and laundry.

    Singita Sabi Sand offers rare solitude and the ultimate in safari luxury on 18,000 hectares (45,000 acres) of prime game viewing land in an exclusive private sanctuary adjoining the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Singita Boulders overlooks the Sand River, allowing you to interact with nature in a lavish milieu that has earned Singita the highest international accolades for exceptional standards in accommodation, service and cuisine.

    Singita Boulders Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 7 Sabi Sand

    Today we enjoy a number of game-based activities at Sabi Sand.

    Singita Boulders Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 8 Sabi Sand – Phinda

    Transfer the short distance to the airstrip and transfer by seat-in charter light aircraft to the Phinda Game Reserve. This flight is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. You will be met on arrival and transferred overland to Phinda Vlei Lodge.

    Phinda Vlei Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 9 Phinda

    Spend three nights at Phinda Vlei Lodge in a suite.

    Phinda Vlei Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 10 Phinda

    Phinda Private Game Reserve is situated in the lush Maputaland region in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Bordering the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – a World Heritage Site – Phinda comprises 23,000 hectares (56,800 acres) of prime conservation land. Seven distinct habitats shelter an abundance of wildlife including Africa’s Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo) and over 400 bird species, while the marine diversity off the nearby coast of Sodwana is said to rival the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Guests can look forward to exciting game-drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles led by experienced rangers and Zulu trackers, as well as thrilling optional activities on the water, in the air and on the beach.

    Phinda Vlei Lodge
    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 11 Phinda – Johannesburg – Out

    This morning we will be collected and transferred to Richards Bay Airport (which is the closest airport to Phinda). We arrive for your flight connections to Johannesburg. On arrival you will continue with your onward flight connections and own arrangements.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Accomodation

  • Singita Lebombo Lodge

    Part of the prestigious Singita portfolio of camps located throughout Africa, Singita Lebombo is located on a private 33,000 acre concession within the Kruger National Park.

    Light Footprint

    The prime location of this unrivalled lodge offers an isolated slice of Africa’s most pristine wilderness regions. At the cutting-edge of contemporary African chic, Singita Lebombo Lodge has been designed around the theme of a luxury eagle’s nest with 15 modern loft-style suites perched high above the Nwanetsi River. A spectacular cliffside pool offsets outstretched vistas of the Lebombo Mountain foothills. Indoors meets outdoors with each spacious air-conditioned suite, constructed almost entirely of wood and glass, flowing onto its own elevated game viewing deck to blend into the African landscape. Nature’s elements, interwoven with abstract, light interiors in neutral tones and rich organic textures, create an unadorned sense of calm.

    A Plethora of Things to Do

    The Singita Kruger National Park concession boasts the highest concentration of wildlife in the entire park, including the Big 5 as well as a wealth of plant and animal species. The area is known for its Euphorbia trees and is home to the majestic Mountain Pride of 26 lions. The Lebombo Village offers a unique interlude between morning and evening game drives, featuring a gym and health spa, an art gallery, a wine boutique and an African trading store. Singita Kruger National Park is a member of Relais & Châteaux.

  • Singita Boulders Lodge

    Singita Boulder Lodge is located in Singita’s private portion of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, west of Kruger National Park.

    Cutting Edge Style

    The lodge has its own unique setting and décor and accommodates just 24 guests in unsurpassed luxury in 12 air-conditioned suites. Guests enjoy the complete exclusivity of a private pool and game viewing deck, spacious interiors, fireplace, en-suite bathroom and inside and outside shower. Inspired by the geometry of the boulders on which it rests, Singita Boulder sits at the forefront of organic African elegance. Innovative, spacious design and earthy natural hues of wood, stone and thatch echo the rhythm of nature. Each suite accentuates a luxurious sense of space that flows in through glass walls over an outstretched private pool deck. The décor speaks of art, culture and colonial heritage with bold, eccentric furnishings adorning a robust expression of the African theme. Bright splashes of tribal and exquisite jewel colours add a vibrant sense of ethnic Africa.

    And Wildlife to Boot

    Singita Sabi Sand offers rare solitude and the ultimate in safari luxury on 18,000 hectares of prime game viewing land in an exclusive private sanctuary adjoining the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Singita Boulders overlooks the Sand River, allowing you to interact with nature in a lavish milieu that has earned Singita the highest international accolades for exceptional standards in accommodation, service and cuisine.

  • Phinda Vlei Lodge

    Phinda Vlei Lodge is located on the edge of a “vlei” or meadow, in the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

    Quiet Contemplation

    Suites of thatch, teak and glass built on stilts overlook the unique vlei or pan system. On the verge of a forest, this century-old wetland wilderness is a favorite roaming ground of lightning-fast cheetah. Six suites, crafted from local materials of thatch, teak and glass, are suspended above the Sand Forest floor. The airy double bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with a bath and shower. Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner on your outdoor viewing deck or cool down in your private lap pool. The suites feature ethnic fabrics, hand-crafted cane and timber-framed panels. The décor is a subtle blend of North and West African styles with hints of Balinese influences. The unique architectural design creates the illusion that no man-made structure exists between you and the African wilderness. The reception, lounge and bar areas of this secluded lodge also overlook the vlei.

    Amazing Confrontation

    Phinda Private Game Reserve is situated in the lush Maputaland region in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Bordering the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – a World Heritage Site – Phinda comprises 23,000 hectares (56,800 acres) of prime conservation land. Seven distinct habitats shelter an abundance of wildlife including Africa’s Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo) and over 400 bird species, while the marine diversity off the nearby coast of Sodwana is said to rival the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Guests can look forward to exciting game-drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles led by experienced rangers and Zulu trackers, as well as thrilling optional activities on the water, in the air and on the beach.

  • InterContinental Johannesburg

    InterContinental Johannesburg is perfectly located only a 68 metre walk from the international arrivals hall at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.

    Convenience and Style

    The hotel offers free unlimited Wi-Fi, quiet soundproofed rooms, quick check-in and a host of services designed to meet the needs of the modern traveller. Refurbished in 2008, it offers the most sophisticated airport accommodations on the African Continent. The well-appointed rooms are tastefully decorated with subtle influences of Africa.

     

    Culture and Art

    Guests can enjoy a host of services and facilities at InterContinental, including the spa and the Quills African restaurant. Explore Gauteng’s City of Gold, Johannesburg, with art galleries, museums and shops nearby. Your authentic South African safari is an easy transfer away.

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