Safari Party Adventures, Ltd. - South Africa
Photo-Eco Tours for the Photographer and Nature Enthusiast
Your guide will meet you upon your morning arrival in Johannesburg at O R Tambo International Airport. Depart for a township tour of Soweto, visit the very moving Hector Pieterson Museum and Nelson Mandela's House - reflect on the "Apartheid" era of South Africa's history. Lunch en route, before checking-in at our charming little lodge near the airport. Dinner will be served at the lodge.
Accommodation: Journey's Inn Africa *** (D)
Travel via Middelburg, Lydenburg and the breathtaking "Panorama Route" to admire the natural beauty of the Blyde River Canyon - third deepest in the world, Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window. Lunch en route and dinner can be enjoyed at the lodge's restaurant. Overnight in Hazyview.
Accommodation: Hippo Hollow Country Estate *** (B)
Day 3 & 4
Depart for the world-renowned Kruger National Park (KNP). Spend the next two days in the central Kruger area, which is known for its large herds of zebra, wildebeest & giraffe, which are the main prey for lions!!!!. Dinner on the first night will be served at the camp's restaurant and the next night as a traditional "potjie" - stew prepared by your guide - good luck. Overnight in the KNP.
Accommodation: Satara Camp *** (B & D)
Other included activity: Day 4 - Enjoy a sunset or evening game drive in an open vehicle with a park ranger.
Travel north through Kruger. The KNP is known to be the most diverse park in the world with 140 mammals, 119 reptiles, 506 bird, 55 amphibians and 1980 plant species. Dinner can be enjoyed at the camp's restaurant. Overnight in the park.
Accommodation: Punda Maria Camp *** (B & D)
Depart after breakfast from the park via Punda Maria Gate. Travel through Venda, which is known as "the land of legends" to Leshiba nature reserve nestled in an extremely remote area of the beautiful Soutpansberg Mountains. Arrive early enough to have a picnic lunch and to enjoy an afternoon hike on a guided archaeological (rock art) trail that offers an enlightening and mystical venture into the past. Dinner will be served as a traditional "braai" - barbeque prepared by your guide. The unique luxury of Venda style Leshiba lodge was built on the foundation of an old Venda village.
Accommodation: Leshiba Lodge **** (B, L & D)