Observing a lion pride while on safari game drive in Phinda Private Reserve, South Africa.

South Africa Safari Adventure: Private Game Reserves and Cape Town

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Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Phinda Private Game Reserve, Mala Mala Game Reserve, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Kruger National Park...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

Leopards prowl, elephants roam, buffalo stare and lions roar through the night, and it is all so close to you. On a South Africa safari, you are not on the outside looking in as you are immersed in a wildlife world, and enveloped by the rhythm of life. Handcrafted to provide the complete safari experience, this 13-day vacation will include the country’s three finest safari destinations before ending in Cape Town. Expect sublime lodges, stunning wildlife encounters, and a complete escape into the...

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Trip Highlights

  • Escape into safari serenity by staying at three of Africa’s finest, and most private, lodges
  • Enjoy an intimate big-game introduction in Phinda Private Game Reserve, one of the continent’s best destinations for first-time safari visitors
  • Track leopards on the prowl during both daytime and nighttime game drives in Mala Mala
  • Take a full-day game drive across Kruger National Park, basking in the scale of the wilderness
  • Explore the bush on foot and by bicycle, as you end your safari in remote eastern Kruger
  • Complement big game encounters with three days in Cape Town, beneath the shadow of Table Mountain
  • Discover the surreal wetlands of iSimangaliso, where big game ventures close to white-sand beaches
  • Lose track of all the big game as your nine-day safari will provide countless encounters with rhinos, big cats, elephants, and up to a hundred other mammal species
  • Fly between safari destinations in light aircraft for a stunning aerial perspective on the wilderness
  • Watch animals from photography hides, witness battles between predators and prey, and discover how safari is an around the clock experience

Starting Price

$7,600 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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