This circle tour from Johannesburg will take you to Mpumalanga, a landscape dominated by mountains, forests and waterfalls. See the Big 5 at the Kruger National Park, visit the Shangana Cultural Village and wild horses in Kaapsehoop.Tour Frequency: Every Saturday during 01/11/2015 - 31/03/2016
Take in the awe-inspiring panoramic sites and indulge in a private game lodge. View the ‘Big 5’, learn about local culture at a cultural village and enjoy an elephant interaction with Africa’s gentle giants.
✓ Return Economy Class airfare Johannesburg on Qatar Airways including ticket taxes and fuel surcharge
✓ Accommodation in standard room category at hotels mentioned above or similar
✓ Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
✓ Return airport transfers by private vehicle
✓ Sightseeing by shared vehicle (Supplement costs for private tours available upon request)
✓ Entrance fees to Blyde River Canyon, Lisbon Falls, God’s Window; Pinnacle, Elephant Interaction, Cultural Village, Conservation Fee into Kruger and Mthethomusha Game Reserve, 02 Closed vehicle game drive in Kruger National Park and 01 Open safari vehicle game drive.
✓ 1 VIP card per person to be used in Johannesburg- provides clients with discounts, value additions and more at multiple shopping outlets, restaurants, properties and various other important tourism partners alike.
Terms and Conditions • Price mentioned above is per person on twin sharing basis, based on minimum 02 passengers travelling together • Rates mentioned are based on specific booking classes applicable for Qatar Airways Holidays only. If specific booking class is unavailable and another booking class is availed, supplement charge will apply • Charges and penalties are applicable for change of reservation or cancellation of package • Surcharge maybe applicable during exhibitions, trade fairs, festive seasons, etc. • Prices excludes visa charges, travel insurance, airport/train station transfers, airport taxes (if applicable), items of personal nature like telephone bills, tips, porterage or any items not mentioned under 'Includes' • It is the responsibility of the customer to obtain and carry a valid passport and other travelling documents including visas, permits, vaccination certificates, travel insurance, etc. Qatar Airways Holidays will not be liable for any inconvenience, expense, loss or damage of any kind, if incurred by the customer due to failure of obtaining or producing such documents • Other conditions apply, please review terms and conditions at the time of booking
Take in the awe-inspiring Panorama sites and indulge in a private game lodge. View the ‘Big 5’, learn about local culture at a cultural village and enjoy an elephant interaction with Africa’s gentle giants.
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and overnight at Crowne Plaza Rosebank or similar.
Johannesburg to Sabie via Panorama Route (B, D)
This morning head east towards Mpumalanga, a landscape dominated by mountains, forests and sub-tropical lowveld makes Mpumalanga one of the most cherished and sought after areas in South Africa.
Passing through the village of Dullstroom travel to the northern Drakensberg and onto the Panorama Route, nature's own amusement park. Stop to admire one of the world’s biggest canyons, the Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels, views at God's Window, the 30m freestanding quartzite buttress, Pinnacle Rock and the impressive Lisbon Falls. Arrive in the town of Sabie and check into your lodge, surrounded by mountains and forests.
Overnight at Lone Creek River Lodge or similar.
Sabie to Kruger Gate via Hazyview (B, D)
Interact with Elephants at Elephant Whispers on the banks of the Sabie River. A short drive later, be welcomed by the villagers of the Shangana Cultural Village. Experience the Shangaan traditions and attire.
Head to the grand attraction the Kruger National Park, one of the largest and most successful conservation areas in the world. Enjoy a guided afternoon game drive in a closed vehicle, pursuing the ‘Big 5’ and other rare and endangered species.
Overnight at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate or similar.