There is a place in Africa where legends are born, a place where the people love to enchant you with stories and rituals of the traditional Shishangeni Legend - this is that place…
At the 4-Star Shishangeni Private Lodge the emphasis is on nature without losing the luxury and superior service our guests are accustomed to.
Experience magnificent sunsets, all manner of beast and prey at the waterholes , early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the 'Big 5' with an expert guide, boma fires under an African sky, a pampering at the spa, a splash in the pool, sundowners in the bush and endless photo opportunities….
Dine on traditional cuisine at our restaurant or around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky. Stop in the bush for a coffee break or sundowner drink for an unforgettable bush experience.
Shishangeni is legendary when it comes to experiencing unforgettable African safaris that evoke mystery, wonder and above all else, adventure. Our camps offer big five game viewing, superior service, excellent cuisine, and accommodation to rival any in Southern Africa.
Itinerary for This Tour
This morning you are collected by your Mmilo Tours guide. Our route takes us through the agricultural and mining areas of the Highveld and continues via the Mpumalanga escarpment into the sub-tropical Lowveld and onto the Kruger National Park. We arrive at the entrance gate of the Kruger National Park in the early afternoon and travel the short distance to Shishangeni Private Lodge game viewing as we go. Truly the flagship of the South African national parks, Kruger is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Lunch is enjoyed on arrival. Later this afternoon your first exciting game drive in open 4X4 vehicles is enjoyed. At dusk sundowners are enjoyed deep in the bush, after which the drive continues, making use of spotlights to search for nocturnal animals. Dinner is enjoyed at the lodge on your return from the game drive.
Accommodation: Shishangeni Private Lodge
Meals: Lunch and dinner (excluding beverages)
An early wake-up call signals the start of yet another exciting day in Big Five territory. You depart on an early morning safari after which you return to the lodge for a late breakfast.
The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa and is best known for the 'Big Five' - imagine taking in a magnificent views whilst you capture the moment of a pride of lions stalking their prey or possibly watching a buffalo or elephant strolling to a water hole, or the rhino, with its extraordinary horns and bad temper or the leopard with its remarkable speed and skill to hunt.
This evening another safari in open 4x4 vehicles is undertaken, followed by a delicious South African dinner.
Accommodation: Shishangeni Private Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner (excluding beverages)
After a final open vehicle game drive and a late breakfast, you are collected from the lodge and travel back to Johannesburg. You are dropped off in the late afternoon at the location of your choice.
Meals: Breakfast, light lunch
*You have the option of a transfer from Shishangeni Lodge to Nelspruit Airport for a flight to your onward destination. Please note that the cost of this flight is not included. Please enquire about the revised tour price*
The safari price includes
• Accommodation as specified (subject to availability)
• Meals as specified
• All transport in air-conditioned or open game-viewing vehicles
• All excursions, sightseeing and game viewing activities as described in the program
• All entry fees, park fees and conservation levies
• The services of a qualified and registered tour guide/driver
The safari price does not include
• Meals not specified
• Drinks, gratuities, telephone calls & other items of a personal nature
• International & domestic flights
Accommodation Note: All the hotels and lodges are as reflected in this itinerary, but if for reasons beyond the control of Mmilo Tours this is not possible, they will be replaced with establishments of the same star grading.
Important: Please read the itinerary carefully, noting any optional activities you or some members in your group may want to take part in. You do not have to take part in any of the optional activities if you do not wish to. It helps us in our planning to know if you are interested and number of participants. These additional optional activities are not costed into this scheduled tour, and if you choose them, you pay the extra amount involved either directly to Mmilo Tours in advance, or on arrival at the venue. You will be informed accordingly by Mmilo Tours, and they are extra to the basic cost of the tour
All our tours and packages are subject to availability at the time of booking and payment and accommodation is in a standard double room at Shishangeni Game Lodge.