The Self Catering Safari will include Accommodation, Transport and the Panorama Route. For this tour we have selected Lamai Safari located in Maseke Game Reserve near Phalaborwa, Limpopo. The accommodation is self catering and the chalets are equipped with all the necessities needed to prepare your own meals. An all inclusive option is also available. There are daily Game Drives. Lamai has great activities to keep you relaxed and entertained. Watching the sunset on top of the mountain with sundowners are a must.
Day 1 Arrival at OR Tambo International Airport
Finally the day is here.
You are met by your Driver/Guide from BST Tours/Mr Shuttle at the International arrivals of OR Tambo International Airport.
You will be handed a welcome pack from your driver/guide. Included will be brochures of all the destinations you will be visiting, your booking confirmations and a local sim card so you can stay connect while in South Africa.
Your driver guide will take you to OR Tambo Guest House for your overnight stay.
You can take this time to relax after your long flight.
Depending what time your flight arrives, we can book a half day tour of one of the following : Soweto Tour, Pretoria Tour, Johannesburg Tour and more upon request.
You will be met by your driver/guide again the next morning for an early departure for the Panorama Route.
Departure can be discussed with driver/guide on arrival.
– Accommodation at OR Tambo Guest House
Day 2 Panorama Route and Sightseeing
Early morning start to the day to embark on the journey via the Panorama Route. You will be met by your driver/guide at the Guest House for your departure.
You can take about a 90 minute nap on the way to our first stop at Total Petrolport Alzu. Or look at how the landscapes change from city to countryside and the vast diversities in South Africa.
We will get a cup of coffee from Mugg & Bean and you can get a light breakfast to go. At Alzu you will spot some wildlife: Rhino, Eland, Gemsbuck and Zebra.
After this stop we head in the direction to start the Panorama Route.
We will visit and drive by Graskop, Mac Mac Falls/Pools, THe Pinnacle, God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Blyde River Canyon. There will be a lot of wonderful views and stops.
After this beautiful day you will overnight at Hannah Game Lodge.
– Panorama Route
– Accommodation at Hannah Game Lodge
Day 3 Wake up Relaxed in The Northen Drakensberg Escarpment
You will wake up in a peaceful 8000 hectares of unspoiled African bushveld located amongst the gently rolling hills of the Northern Drakensberg. Hannah Game Lodge is a captivating tapestry of African sounds, smells and colours, where the rising sun showers the valley with shades of pink, red and orange. You will have breakfast at Hannah Game Lodge before our departure to Lamai Safari.
On the way there is an optional stop at the big Baobab Tree or Jessica the Hippo. (Jessica is closed between 12H00 & 14H30 daily.) You can arrange the night before with your driver guide. Entrance to this will also be on own account.
Your driver guide will stop in Hoedspruit for you to buy all your essentials you would need for your self catering stay at Lamai Safari.
You will be met by the friendly staff of Lamai Safari, they will help you check in and show you to your room.
The rooms are fully equipped for making your own meals.
– Accommodation at Lamai Safari
Day 4 – 6 Full day at Lamai Safari
You will have your first full day at Lamai Safari, because you selected the Self Catering option please speak to the staff at Lamai Safari to give you the list of activities.
You can select walks, safari drives, sunset drives, quad bike trips and more.
They have a chef that can prepare meals for you as well.
You can also visit Kruger National Park for Game Drives. All these activities will be at your own expense.
– Accommodation at Lamai Safari
Day 7 Departure to OR Tambo or Hotel
You wake up the last morning in Lamai Safari.
Your driver/guide will meet you after you had breakfast for the transfer back to OR Tambo or hotel if you are staying longer.
We will make a stop for some curio shopping on the way in Dullstroom and for a quick coffee at Alzu.
– Transfer to Airport or Hotel
This tour can be fully customised to suit your budget and needs. Meals and Game Drives can also be added.
Pre and Post Safari accommodation can be arranged upon request.