As far as holiday and safari destinations go, the Kruger National Park is well established as one of the foremost wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Measuring up at an impressive 18,989 square kilometers, the park is the largest in South Africa, and is considered a must-see safari destination by many of the guests who book there.
Day 1: Panoramic route – Blyde river canyon (South Africa)
The tour departs early morning from Johannesburg and Pretoria, heading east towards elspruit where we also pick clients up. We will stop en-route for breakfast (own cost). From Nelspruit we drive further north where we stop for lunch (own cost) & banks in Graskop.
After lunch we drive through the panoramic route where we stop at God’s Window, Bourke Luck Potholes and the 3rd largest canyon in the world – the Blyde River Canyon. Clients doing the camping option, will stay this night at a tribal village.
Clients doing the bedded option, will stay this night at a private lodge. See the above links for more information & photos of each night’s accommodation. Dinner included.
Day 2: Kruger National Park (South Africa)
A very short drive takes us to Kruger National Park (arrive as the gates open) that is home to 147 mammal (incl. the Big 5), 114 reptile, & 502 bird species. You will be transferred to open sided 4 x 4 game viewing vehicles (on arrival at the park) in which we will do game drives for the rest of the day. Breakfast and lunch will be enjoyed at one of the picnic sites inside Kruger National Park. At sunset you will start with a 3 hour night drive, done in a Kruger Park open sided game viewing vehicle with a Kruger National Park guide. This is a great opportunity to see nocturnal animals not normally seen during the day game drives.
Clients who booked the bedded accommodation will be dropped off at the private lodge, after the night drive.
Clients who booked the camping accommodation option will stay in our camp inside Kruger National Park.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.
Day 3: Return to Nelspruit, Johannesburg & Pretoria (South Africa)
We start the day with a light breakfast, before heading out on a short game drive. We then return to Nelspruit, Johannesburg and Pretoria.