Leopard in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa

Kruger & Sabi Sands Safari for First Timers

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve, Sabi Sands

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Kruger blends all the classic ingredients for a first-time safari. Rugged adventure in the wilderness, luxurious camps overlooking the river, an abundance and diversity of wildlife, plus a range of different activities. This tailored itinerary captures all the inspiring experiences, enveloping you in nature's untamed realm. There are three days of intimate encounters in Balule, three days discovering Kruger's compelling scale and three days of unrivaled luxury safari in Sabi Sands.

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the complete safari experience, exploring three vastly different reserves and savoring a range of safari activities
  • Discover all the famous animals of Africa and admire how they interact on the untamed landscapes of the Kruger; it's so much more than the big five
  • Immerse yourself in the compact beauty of Balule, a haven for an abundant collection of Africa's great mammals
  • Spend three days on a rugged adventure through the great scale of Kruger National Park, sleeping in different remote camps
  • Lounge on a private verandah and watch the game wander past in the Sabi Sands, with a luxurious camp providing the elegant final safari stop
  • Take an intimate walking safari through Balule, the interactive experience led by local tribal trackers
  • Journey through Sabi Sands at night and discover a surreal nocturnal world
  • Complement the daily safari activities with the serenity of sublime camps and lodges, then listen to the wild soundtrack echo through the night

Starting Price

$7,495 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

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  • 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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