Shangaan people and culture
Traditional Tsonga-style thatched accommodation
Game drives in Big Five area
Good bird watching opportunities
Classic Lodge Package Safari Experience
A South African safari experience is incomplete without an experience of the cultures of the African people, and on this 3 day Cultural Rendezvous safari you can have the big game of Africa's iconic park and a cultural experience of the Shangaan people. The style of the lodge adds to the unique nature of this Kruger Park safari.
Roam the wilderness of the Kruger Park on game drives under the guidance of experienced rangers and learn of the cultures from the Shangaan people themselves. Africa, and Kruger Park, is a place of contrasts and this 3 day Cultural Rendezvous safari is one of the best ways for you to experience the contrasts of this incredible destination.
Day 1: Johannesburg to Kruger Park
Your day starts early at Johannesburg Airport when you board the plane for a flight to Kruger Park. Here you will be met upon arrival by your driver for a road transfer to your classic lodge. Part of the route is in the Kruger Park, allowing you a first glimpse of the wildlife Kruger is renowned for. For the 2 nights of your Cultural Rendezvous Package in Kruger Park, you will be accommodated in 1 of the 6 traditionally styled and elegantly furnished huts. Large king beds, antique baths, air-conditioning and staff in traditional style provide you with comfort in a relaxed environment.
The combination of the bush, traditional cuisine, the warmth of the accommodation together with the opportunity to witness the lifestyle and culture of the Shangaan people, will ensure you an unforgettable South African safari experience on this Kruger Park package. You will spend the evening under the stars being entertained by ethnic dances, storytelling and Mungoma introductions. Enjoy the breathtaking blend of luxury and style, on your Cultural Experience Package.
Day 2: Lodge in Kruger National Park
After some early morning tea and coffee, you set out on an exciting 3 hour early morning game drive, where you get a chance to experience the awakening african savannah on your cultural rendezvous package. Take a refreshing swim in the pool or just relax after your big breakfast. Collect your strength after lunch for an unforgettable, spectacular evening game drive, where you follow the tracks of Africa's Big Five and stop for a sun-downers before searching for nocturnal animals. Back at the lodge, enjoy pan-African dining under the stars after a long day on safari.
Day 3: Depart Kruger National Park for Johannesburg
Discover the mysteries of the African bush on the last game drive of your South African safari this morning, before ending your cultural experience by being picked up for your transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg.
Rates & Prices
- Return flight: Johannesburg - Hoedspruit - Johannesburg
- Return road transfer between Hoedspruit and your classic safari lodge
- 2 nights accommodation in a traditional thatched hut with outdoor shower and private game viewing deck (all decor sourced from local Shangaan community)
- All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Local beverages including teas, coffees, bottled water, soft drinks, local brand beers, local spirits and house wines
- Daily morning and afternoon/evening game drives in open safari vehicle accompanied by experienced guide
- Kruger National Park conservation and entrance fee
Price list for Cultural Rendezvous | Classic Kruger Wildlife & Culture Safari Package
3 Day Package: Flight & Road Transfer Option
Prices are per person sharing
|2014-01-01 to 2014-12-31
|2015-01-01 to 2015-12-31