South Africa: Classic Safari To Kruger National Park AB02

3 Days From £0 (953 USD)

This is a classic safari for 3 days in the world famous game reserve of the Kruger National Park in South Africa. You will have the chance to spot the Big Five from your open topped safari vehicle.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour
Start Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
End Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Accommodation: Game Lodges
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: SATSA
Years In Business: 40

General Information:

-The duration of most game drives is approximately 3 hours.
-It is advisable to take precautions against malaria especially during the rainy season from October to May . We recommend insect repellent & protective clothing in the evenings . If you decide to use medication – Malarone tablets are the best for Kruger Park.
-Bring sunglasses, a small hat, swimsuit, a camera, torch / flashlight, light casual clothes and a warm jacket for the open vehicle .
-A policy of “no smoking” in the microbus is required
-Gratuities to driver / guide, waiters and porters is not included.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation on full board
- All transfers and transport
- Guide for game drives

Excludes
- Flights
- Personal expenses eg tips, drinks etc

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Leave Johannesburg or Pretoria in an air-conditioned microbus with our experienced Kruger Park guide. Travel east across the Highveld farmlands and down the beautiful Elands Valley to Nelspruit – capital of Mpumalanga province. Continue through the pine plantations to Hazyview where we stop for lunch & to collect the open safari vehicle. Enter southern Kruger Park & prepare for your first exciting game drive . Your guide will explain how to spot the animals & then look out for antelope, giraffe, zebra & when its cooler maybe some of the Big Five. Before sunset arrive at the Rest Camp and book into an air-conditioned chalet with shower, toilet and screens to prevent insects. Meet your group for drinks and dinner in the camp restaurant or enjoy a barbeque. During the night you might hear lions roaring or hyena whooping which adds to the excitement of the African bush.
Day 02. Awaken at dawn & head out in the open safari vehicle for an early morning game drive to look for lions and other Big Five species ( lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo ) . Stop at a picnic spot or camp for breakfast then continue game viewing . This is the best time of the day to see animals drinking, crocodiles lying on the bank & aquatic birds . Return to camp for a lunchbreak & time to visit the curio shop, read emails or cool off at the swimming pool. Later board the National Parks open game viewer equipped with spotlights for an evening game drive hoping to see predators or other nocturnal species such as hyena . Afterwards meet for dinner in the restaurant & discuss the day’s highlights . Overnight Rest Camp .
Day 03. Early departure from camp for the morning game drive to search for elusive animals such as leopard often found in rocky outcrops and riverine areas . For the birdwatchers, its a wonderful time to see and photograph many different species including woodland birds & raptors . After breakfast, switch back to the microbus to begin a relaxing homeward jouney via Schoeman's Kloof & up the escarpment to Johannesburg. Drop-off at the airport by 16.00 for onward flights or proceed to your hotel or guesthouse .