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Makutsi Walking Safari

7 Days / 6 Nights

Package Overview

This is a tremendous opportunity for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. This 7 day 6 night African vacation package features walking safaris through the bush with multiple opportunities to observe the wildlife in the natural habitat. You can also experience sights such as the Drakensberg Mountains and Blyde River Canyon.

Agent Commission Starting At: $137.90

Package Pricing

Package starting at: $1379.00 PP * Prices based on double occupancy. Prices per person in USD.

Travel Itinerary

Day 1

On arrival at Hoedspruit/Phalaborwa Airport, you are met and transferred to Makutsi Safari Springs Main Camp. After a short briefing, you might still have time to enjoy the pool or visit the Hippo Hide. Dinner at Main Camp is served in a traditional open "Lapa".

Day 2

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Main Camp. In the early afternoon, depart for a 5-hour game drive. Most of the African wildlife can be encountered here, including giraffe, rhino, zebra, lion, elephant, kudu, hippo, leopard...the list goes on. Around sunset, light snacks and drinks will be enjoyed during a short break. After snacks, continue your safari in search of the various nocturnal animals. Take a jacket along as it can get chilly once the sun disappears. Return to Main Camp around 8 pm when dinner will be served.

Day 3

Enjoy a 3-hour game drive in the early morning. Return to Main Camp for breakfast. Depart Main Camp early in the afternoon on a short game drive that will take you to Makutsi Tented Camp. After settling in, it's time for your first short walking safari before returning to Tented Camp for sunset. Dinner served at Makutsi Tented Camp.

Day 4

Early in the morning, depart the Tented Camp for a 3-4 hour walking safari. Return to camp for breakfast and spend the day relaxing in camp around the pool or on your private deck overlooking the water hole, enjoying the peace and quiet of the bush. After a late lunch, depart for another 3-4 hour walking safari, and return to camp in time for sunset. Dinner served at Makutsi Tented Camp.

Day 5

Depart early in the morning for a 3-4 hour walking safari, and return to camp for breakfast. Check out of the Tented Camp late morning for a short game drive on the way back to Main Camp. Spend the afternoon relaxing around the mineral pools or reading a book on your private terrace. Dinner is served at Makutsi Main Camp.

Day 6

After breakfast, depart at 9 am for a day of sightseeing in the breathtaking Drakensberg Mountains and Blyde River Canyon. Several stops are made along the way, including the Bourke's Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels Viewpoint overlooking the Blyde Dam. Changes to the itinerary can be made subject to weather conditions. A lunch stop will be made (at own expense) before returning to Makutsi around 4 pm. This day offers opportunities to purchase locally made crafts and curios. Dinner served at Makutsi Main Camp.

Day 7

After breakfast, depart for Hoedspruit/Phalaborwa Airport.

Additional Package Information

 Package Includes

  • Lodging
  • Park & special entrance fees
  • Transfers in accordance with itinerary
  • Meals in accordance with itinerary

 Package Does Not Include

  • Domestic air
  • International air
  • Meals not mentioned as included
  • Tips

 Package Notes

  • Prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to availability.
  • A deposit of $200 per person required to hold space.
  • Additional days can be added or other changes may be made to the itinerary. Changes will affect price.
  • You must have a valid passport with three empty pages and six months until expiration.
  • Sequence of itinerary subject to change depending on animal movements and weather conditions.
  • To prevent any loss due to cancellation, travel insurance is recommended.
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General Information

  • Capital: Pretoria - Administrative Cape Town - Legislative Bloemfontein - Judicial
  • Government: Republic
  • Currency: Rand (ZAR)
  • Area: total: 1,219,912 km2, land: 1,219,912 km2, water: 0 km2
  • Population: 48,782,756 (July 2008 est.)
  • Language: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga
  • Religion: Christian 68% (includes most Whites and Coloureds, and about 60% of Blacks), Muslim 2% (includes mos
  • Electricity: 220-240V/50HZ (South Africa plug)
  • Calling Code: +27
  • Time Zone: UTC+2

Points of Interest

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  • Blyde River Canyon
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  • Overnight in tented camp