Kruger National Park - A special place on earth, where the bush presents a balance of nature and the smell of thatched huts and camp fires bring peace to your soul.
This Park offers you the opportunity to see the famous Big five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) plus many more. Experience the diversity of wildlife and nature in a place where the grass sways gently in the breeze and the thorn trees whisper through its tall branches, it will leave any traveller with a feeling of absolute invigoration. Visit Kruger and you will become one with nature. The privilege of watching the sun setting and seeing how the skies are being set ablaze, looking like a million fires, while listening to the sounds of the bush as night falls is an unforgettable experience.
This tour will allow the diversity of Kruger National Park as well as the World famous beautiful Panoramic Route. Covering the Blyde River Canyon, known to be the third deepest canyon in the world, and one of the world’s only year-round green canyons plus Gods Window, and beautiful waterfalls to mention only a few spots. And just to make more magic, you still visit a private wild life reserve and see wild animals from a couple of meters away in an Open Safari Vehicle, excitement like no other and memories that will last a lifetime!
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Day 1: Johannesburg arrival and start of Safari
Arrive at ORT International Airport 09h00, you will be met at the airport International arrivals info desk. Drive in a luxury comfortable vehicle from the Highveld to the Lowveld with plenty of comfort stops towards the Panoramic route (5 hour drive). Your scenic drive will be viewing bliss as you will visit as many sites as possible; God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Pinnacle Point and Various Waterfalls. Overnight at a lodge with beautiful views (free roaming animals around the lodge). Dinner will be served in a lovely cozy restaurant – Hannah’s Lodge Ohrigstad or Blyde River Canyon resort. All drinks for your own account.
Day 2 - 4: Safari
Day 2 - 4: Depart after a good breakfast and cover some areas that were missed on route to Balule Private Game Reserve. Book into a private lodge (permitting availability - however a similar lodge will be used) and relax on a viewing deck with lovely cold drinks. Late afternoon, depart on an open Safari vehicle for game viewing pleasure. This is a safari on the wild side as the tour goes off road to look for the animals. Stop for drinks on the banks of the Olifant’s River and enjoy the beauty of the African sunsets. On return to the lodge (± 3 hours), African drums will announce a traditional South African dinner will be served by your hosts. Going to bed here is generally a treat as the sounds of the African bush linger around. All drinks for your own account.
Every day in the African bush presents itself with different exciting new experiences - different animals and habitat - birds - reptiles - fauna and flora like no other place on earth.
Day 5 - 7 : Safari continues
Following a good breakfast, depart for the Kruger National Park. Game drive Safaris daily (one open safari drive and two days in the comfortable air conditioned vehicle). Enjoy traditional South African dinners every night. Dinners for your own account. Overnight accommodation in various lodges and camps inside and just outside the borders of Kruger National Park (depending on availability). Breakfast included, lunch and dinner and all drinks for your own account.
Day 7: Depart from the Kruger National Park and drive back to Johannesburg- ORT International Airport for your flight back home. The tour will end late afternoon.
Accommodation on arrival a night before the tour starts and on departure can be arranged at an additional fee. Day tours in and around the cities are available on request.
General information about SA will be provided once the tour is booked. This will help you plan your safari and make the most of every day during your time in this wonderful diverse country.