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January 2018 Safaris In South Africa Tour

Safaris In South Africa Tour – January 24-February 1, 2018 – SOLD OUT

Now is time to take that safari you have always dreamed of taking!  Save thousands of dollars and see a part of the world that is loved by travelers worldwide. Bring your camera and capture an adventure that you will keep talking about for years to come!  The animals are waiting…

Included is: round trip airfare from Salt Lake City, all hotel accommodations, sightseeing as outlined in itinerary, meals listed in itinerary, ground transportation via deluxe coaches, and excellent English speaking guides.

Itinerary:

January 24 – Begin your journey to South Africa! A morning flight from Salt Lake City will take you to Johannesburg with a connection in Atlanta.

January 25 – Arrival at Johannesburg International Airport. Transfer to hotel and get rested for a grand adventure!

January 26 – Our day begins at the Lesedi Cultural Village, where we will be introduced to the diverse native tribes of South Africa. The discovery begins at the Ndebele village where the introduction to the cultural experience precedes a multi-media presentation on the history and origins of today’s rainbow nation. This is followed by a guided tour of the other four ethnic homesteads – the Zulu, Basotho, Xhosa and Pedi tribes will be represented. Tribal show is included. Following the cultural village, sit back and relax through the gorgeous African countryside as you transfer up to the Kruger Park Area. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel, enjoy dinner and get ready to safari! (Breakfast, Dinner)

January 27 – Breakfast at the hotel. Start the day with a beautiful panoramic tour including a view to God’s Window with its beautiful Waterfall. God’s Window majestic cliffs plunge over 1/2 mile to the Lowveld and the game reserves which have made the area one of Africa’s prime wildlife destinations. From this vantage point a 150 mile long rampart of sheer cliffs – opens a vista into a plush forest. On a clear day it is possible to see over the Kruger National Park towards the Lebombo Mountains on the border with Mozambique. This afternoon, get ready for your first safari experience on an afternoon/early evening game drive in Kruger Park. The animals are waiting! Dinner in the restaurant. Overnight HAZYVIEW, KRUGER PARK AREA (Breakfast, Dinner)

January 28 – Begin today with free time and some optional activities. The afternoon features another game drive in magnificent Kruger National Park. (Breakfast, Dinner)

January 29 – Full day Safari in 4 x 4 vehicles with a professional game ranger. Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. It covers 7,332 sq mi and extends 220 mi from north to south and 37 mi from east to west. All the big five (lion, elephant, water buffalo, leopard, and rhino) are found here. Here we will experience the Africa that we have long dreamed of. (Breakfast, Dinner)

January 30 – Another full day exploring Kruger with its birds, rhinos, impalas, wildebeest, leopards, hippos and so much more. Dinner and overnight inside of Kruger National Park (Breakfast, Dinner)

January 31 – Transfer after breakfast to Johannesburg after a wonderful time in the outback of Africa. A scenic transfer will give you some time to relax after being on an exciting safari adventure. Your international flight back to the USA leaves later this evening.  (Breakfast)

February 1 – Arrive back home with some incredible memories and adventures to share!

 

Alan McKayYour Host: Alan McKay

Alan started guiding tours when he was a senior in high school. Since that time, he has traveled with hundreds of groups all over the world, including tours to England, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico, China, and Thailand. His degree in history from Utah State University adds richness to the tours that he leads. He and his wife, Ida Mae, live in Ogden, Utah and are the proud parents of four sons.  Alan’s love in life is to see the world with incredible people and to share his knowledge of travel with all of his groups. Come and become one of his “travel groupies” today.

 

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Full Tour with Airfare from Salt Lake City – Double Occupancy – $2999 per person (includes tour, air and taxes)

Single Occupancy Extra if no roommate – $525

Credit Card Fee – 3.5% (only applies to final payment-pay by check to avoid it)

Deposit Required – $500  per person

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*Trip cancellation and emergency protection available
*Passports are required
*Full payment due 90 days before departure.
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after deposit is made
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after final payment is made
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