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Big 5 Encounters

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Big 5 Encounters - Encounters Travel
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Starts
Johannesburg
+1 Destinations
Kruger National Park
Ends
Johannesburg
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Highlights

Start and end in Johannesburg! With the safari tour Big 5 Encounters, you have a 4 day tour package taking you through Johannesburg, South Africa and Kruger National Park. Big 5 Encounters includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Safari

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    4.0 - Good

    The itenerary was not always followed. The most egregious problem was staying 250 km (3 hrs.) on an extremely rough roa... Read more

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    Waleed was the best tour guide and we travel often. He is fun, friendly, knowledgeable and empathetic towards all of our... Read more

  • Phuong Tran's review about another Encounters Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    The tour was fantastic, Sherif was the best guide ever! You could tell he was absolutely passionate about his job, his c... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Depart Johannesburg. Greater Kruger NP
  2. Day 2: Kruger National Park
  3. Day 3: Kruger National Park
  4. Day 4: Panorama Route to Johannesburg

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What are the accommodation options for this tour?

    The accommodation normally used on our Big 5 Encounters tour is as shown below:

    - Johannesburg - Belvedere Estate
    - Kruger - Nkambeni Safari Camp

    All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

  • What type of vehicle do you use on your Africa tours?

    On our Africa tours we use overland vehicles for the majority of road transfers.

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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Johannesburg.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 November 2018 the full payment of $853 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $853 for Big 5 Encounters, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 868 km.
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • 434 km
  • Kruger National Park (South Africa)
  • 434 km
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)

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