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Safari South Africa – SASA5
Explore Ngala Private Game Reserve, sharing unfenced boundaries with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, on this South Africa Itinerary. Discover South Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary and one of the biggest nature reserves in the world. Ngala lives up to its name – “lion” in Shangaan language, supporting several prides.
A spectacular diversity of wildlife moves through these immense territories: herds of elephants with their young, leopards, spotted hyenas, giraffes, large herds of buffalo and white rhinos. Ngala, which in Tsonga, the local language, means lion, lives up to expectations as it is home to several herds of these powerful felines. You can also spot African wild dogs roaming the reserve.
Day 1 Ngala Private Game Reserve
Arrive any time at Ngala by car or flight. Ngala Private Game Reserve shares an unfenced boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary and one of the biggest nature reserves in the world (encompassing 2 million hectares of wilderness).
Discover one of the richest wildlife regions in South Africa as you embark on exhilarating game drives and interpretive walking safaris, enjoying the use of your own private vehicle, as well as a specialist ranger and tracker. Ngala offers sensational Big Five game viewing. Here, you will track rhino on foot, savour mouth-watering Pan African menus in a variety of intimate settings and enjoy superlative accommodation in spectacular surrounds. This journey also offers day walks with brunch and siesta, as well as a sleep out-option in the middle of the bush. Spend four nights at Ngala Safari Lodge. Accommodation is in an air-conditioned chalet with intimate veranda. Your stay is on a full board basis including three meals, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives, emergency medical evacuation insurance and laundry.
Meals Full Board: Lunch and dinner
Days 2,3,& 4 Ngala Private Game Reserve
A spectacular diversity of wildlife moves through this immense wilderness – elephant, leopard, spotted hyena, giraffe, buffalo and white rhino. Several prides of lions, cheetah and African wild dog also regularly move through the Reserve. Ngala was the first private game reserve to be incorporated into Kruger National Park, and has exclusive traversing rights over 14,700 hectares of game-rich wilderness. Ngala offers an intimate African wildlife experience, led by expert ranger and tracker teams. In one of Africa’s most innovative conservation partnership agreements, an annual lease, traversing fee and percentage of Ngala’s profits are paid to the National Parks Trust to further conservation projects throughout South Africa. Spend an adventurous night in the wilderness with a sleep-out option.
Meals Full Board: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 5 Depart
After breakfast, you will depart with warm memories of your South African safari.
Meals included: Breakfast