4 DAY SPRING SPECIAL

DAY 1:

Depart with the Safarilink/Ashtons shuttle bus at 6.30am from the bus terminal at O.R Tambo airport in Johannesburg (please ensure that you are at the bus terminal at least 30 minutes prior to departure). A 6-hour drive to the central area of KNP, Orpen gate, has a breakfast stop and short ‘leg stretch’ stop en route. Once you arrive in Hoedspruit for a lunch stop, you will be transferred to our camp nearby.

After you have settled in we will go to a view site in the Blyde River Canyon, and enjoy a short 2km leisure hike in the area.

We return to camp around 6.30pm. Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire before dinner is served around 8pm.

Your guide will brief you on the schedule for the next day.

(Breakfast and lunch at own cost)

DAY 2:

Rise and shine at 4.30am.

We will have tea/coffee/milk/light snacks before we depart at 5.20am for Orpen gate (35-minute drive), in an open safari vehicle.

We spend the entire day in KNP. A breakfast stop and lunch stop will provide resting time between the game drives in search of the amazing wildlife and landscapes KNP has to offer.

We return to camp between 5pm & 6pm, depending on our sightings in the park.

Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire before dinner is served around 8pm.

Your guide will brief you on the schedule for the next day.

DAY 3:

Rise and shine at 4.30am.

We will have tea/coffee/milk/light snacks before we depart at 5.20am for Orpen gate (35 minute drive), in an open safari vehicle.

We spend a half day in KNP. A snack breakfast stop and early lunch stop will provide resting time between the game drives in search of the amazing wildlife and landscapes KNP has to offer.

We return to camp between 2pm & 3pm, depending on our sightings in the park.

At 4pm we embark on an open safari vehicle sunset drive.

The sunset drive is on a private reserve nearby the camp. We can enjoy a sun-downer stop at sunset (you can purchase drinks at the camp bar for the sun downers), and hopefully see some nocturnal animals as they become active for the night time. Leopard, Lion, Rhino (black and white), Cape Buffalo, Spotted Hyena, Giraffe and many different animals can be seen on this excursion.

We return around 6.30pm. Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire. Enjoy a proper South African Braai (barbecue) around 8pm.

DAY 4:

We enjoy a full breakfast at 8am (there is time to explore the camp surroundings before hand if you wish). We then depart for Hoedspruit at 9.30am where your transfer vehicle for O.R Tambo airport in Johannesburg will meet us at 10.30am. A 6-hour drive will see you back in Johannesburg from between 5 & 6pm. There will be a lunch stop and short stops along the way.


(Lunch at own cost, purchased in KNP)

COST: R8500 per person sharing (chalet with en suited toilet & shower)

4 Day tour itinerary

DAY 1:

Depart with the Safarilink/Ashtons shuttle bus at 6.30am from the bus terminal at O.R Tambo airport in Johannesburg (please ensure that you are at the bus terminal at least 30 minutes prior to departure). A 6 hour drive to the central area of KNP, Orpen gate, has a breakfast stop and short ‘leg stretch’ stop en route. Once you arrive in Hoedspruit for a lunch stop, you will be transferred to our camp nearby.

After you have settled in we will go to a view site in the Blyde River Canyon, and enjoy a short 2km leisure hike in the area.

We return to camp around 6.30pm. Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire before dinner is served around 8pm. 

Your guide will brief you on the schedule for the next day.

 (Breakfast and lunch at own cost)

DAY 2:

Rise and shine at 4.30am. 

We will have tea/coffee/milk/light snacks before we depart at 5.20am for Orpen gate (35 minute drive), in an open safari vehicle.

We spend the entire day in KNP. A breakfast stop and lunch stop will provide resting time between the game drives in search of the amazing wildlife and landscapes KNP has to offer.

We return to camp between 5pm & 6pm, depending on our sightings in the park.

Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire before dinner is served around 8pm.

Your guide will brief you on the schedule for the next day. 

(Lunch at own cost, purchased in KNP)

DAY 3:

Rise and shine at 7.15am. Breakfast at 7.45am. At 8.30 am you will be transferred to a local Eco village (NOURISH) for a 3-4 hour excursion with a local charity organization that is committed to helping the local community. Interact with locals, visit a ‘Sangoma’ traditional healer and spend time in the village. And get to try out some local food.

Return to camp around 2pm. You have time to relax until 3.30pm, where we then embark on an open safari vehicle sunset drive. 

The sunset drive is on a private reserve nearby the camp. We can enjoy a sun-downer stop at sunset (you can purchase drinks at the camp bar for the sun downers), and hopefully see some nocturnal animals as they become active for the night time. Leopard, Lion, Rhino (black and white), Cape Buffalo, Spotted Hyena, Giraffe and many different animals can be seen on this excursion.

We return around 6.30pm. Time to freshen up or sit around the campfire. Enjoy a proper South African Braai (barbecue) around 8pm.

 (All meals included)

DAY 4:

We enjoy a full breakfast at 8am (there is time to explore the camp surroundings before hand if you wish). We then depart for Hoedspruit at 9.30am where your transfer vehicle for O.R Tambo airport in Johannesburg will meet us at 10.30am. A 6 hour drive will see you back in Johannesburg from between 5 & 6pm. There will be a lunch stop and short stops along the way.

(Lunch at own cost)


COST:
R8900 per person sharing (safari tent/communal restrooms)
R9800 per person sharing (chalet with en suite toilet & shower)

SELF DRIVE CLIENTS CAN MEET US AT OUR CAMP OR IN HOEDSPRUIT TO JOIN A TOUR @ R1300 LESS ON THE TOUR PRICE.

Departures on every Monday and Thursday

Book a tour now