7 DAY IVORY ROUTE TOUR

6 NIGHTS, 7 DAYS

This safari package offered is a great to fur fill all a classic safari has to offer but with a twist. This safari takes you from Mapungubwe national park to Kruger National Park along ivory routes and also Historical sites. This is an all-inclusive package that offers all the accommodation for 6 days and activities and meals.

ITINERARY

FROM OLIVER TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO MAPUNGUBWE NATIONAL PARK

  • DAY 1

On your first day You will link up with your shuttle at the airport and be transferred to Mapungubwe National Park. You will arrive late afternoon where you will be greeted by one of Vumbua’s team members and be treated to a light lunch. After lunch you will be going on you first game drive. After the game drive we will have a nice dinner together around the fire where we will get to know each other and discuss the week to come.

EXPLORE MAPUNGUBWE AND ITS ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES

  • DAY 2

Early on the 2 day you will be awoken to the smell of coffee and tea as we head of on a morning game drive where we will view the beautiful landscapes the park has to offer and the many animals within. At lunch time we will stop to at the park’s museum which offers many artifacts dug up in the area. We will have lunch at restaurant’s (Not included in rate), and you will be given some time to explore the area. After lunch we will continue on the safari viewing Some of the UNESCOS World Heritage sites and landmarks in the area and head back to camp. Late afternoon you can relax and enjoy the stunning landscapes wills sitting next to the rock pool. For dinner you will be eating like locals and be having a traditional meal prepared for you by your guide.

TRANSFER FROM MAPUNGUBWE TO SHIRHENI CAMP KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

  • DAY 3

On day 3 we depart early morning after breakfast towards the famous Kruger National Park. Upon entry of entry of Kruger, we will start to conduct a game drive in the bird and animal rich northern Kruger park towards our camp for the next two nights to come. The afternoon we will have lunch and relax. Later the afternoon we will have afternoon game drive and will make big fire at night and enjoy a South African braai (Barbeque) once we are back at camp.

EXPLORE THE NORTHERN KRUGER AND ITS RICH HISTORY

  • DAY 4

On this day we will wake up early and head out on game drive exploring the Northern Kruger and look into its rich history by visiting historic areas where the ivory trade was going on during the 1800’s and early 1900’s At lunch we will  a stop at one of the picnic sites near the famous crooks corner and have a light lunch. After lunch we head to camp where you can relax next to the camp fire under the stars whilst your dinner is being prepared.

RELAX AND ENJOY NATURE

  • DAY 5

On Day 5 you will be able to sleep in and wake up to a nice breakfast that will be prepared for you while taking in the beautiful morning sounds of Africa. After breakfast we will head to Mopani rest camp in Kruger and enjoy a relaxed afternoon whilst having lunch next to the dam at Mopani restaurant ( Not included in rate). Late afternoon we will arrange a night drive for you where you will have the opportunity to see some nocturnal animals in Kruger and experience the night sound and smells of the bush. At night we will have African style barbeque under thousands of stars and relax and enjoy nature.

FROM KRUGER TO HOEDSPRUIT   

  • DAY 6

On day 6 after breakfast we will continue on our safari towards Phalaborwa gate stopping on our way at the Massorini archeological site on our way to Hoedspruit. In Hoedspruit you will get a chance to explore though the curio shops, at lunch time we will enjoy a light meal at one of the local restaurants (Not included in rate). After lunch we will depart to a lodge in Hoedspruit where you will be able to enjoy the last afternoon next to the swimming pool. At dinner you will be treated with a 3-course meal. Where after we will sit next to the fire and reflex back on the past week.

DEPART BACK TO OLIVER TAMBO

  • Day 7

On your last morning we will enjoy a breakfast together where after we will take you back to the shuttle and you will depart to Oliver Tambo international airport.

PICK UP AND DEPARTURES

Shuttle service from O.R Tambo international airport to Mapungubwe National Park is included in our rates and shuttle service from Hoedspruit back to O.R Tambo international is also included. All the arrangements will be made with you regarding flight times to arrange necessary transfers.

(NOTE: NO FLIGHTS ARE INCLUDED IN OUR RATES)

INCLUDED IN OUR RATES

  • Shuttle service.
  • All meals & drinks specified.
  • All accommodation.
  • All entry fees into parks.
  • All activity specified.
  • Private guide to accompany you.
  • Mineral water.

EXCLUDED FROM RATE

  • All alcoholic beverages.
  • Meals not specified.
  • Activities not specified.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

  • Minimum age is 5 years old.
  • Maximum age is 70 years old.
  • Special arrangements can be made.

VEHICLE

You will be driving in our specially equipped 4×4 SUV vehicles with air-conditioning.