Daily departures on request from Johannesburg.
Pick-up between 07h00 and 08h00 at hotels, guest houses or Johannesburg Airport. Ask us for recommended hotels on our collection route - try to avoid Joburg City Centre & Pretoria which often cause delay to the guides. Nelspruit Airport is from 12.00 or by arrangement.
Chalet accommodation with air-con, insect screens, private shower & toilet
|Per person sharing twin room||ZAR 10 100.00||DBB|
|Per single room||ZAR 10 600.00||DBB|
|Per child under 12 yrs sharing||ZAR 5 050.00||DBB|
Depart from Johannesburg in an air-conditioned microbus with our experienced Kruger Park guide. Drive across the Highveld farmlands towards the Drakensberg mountains before lunch. Travel over Abel Erasmus Pass to the spectacular Valley of the Olifants River with its sub-tropical orchards and fruit stalls. Continue to a Private Lodge and enjoy a refreshing swim before boarding the open safari vehicle for an evening game drive and your first chance to see animals in the African bush. Return to the lodge for dinner usually served around a campfire. Overnight in an ethnic chalet or lodge room with ceiling fan and private shower / toilet.
Soon after sunrise, join the field guide for an early morning bush walk / game drive to take some wonderful photos and also learn about the birds, insects & trees. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the lodge and then proceed to the nearest entrance of Kruger National Park. Spend the rest of this exciting day looking for wildlife such as elephant, giraffe, hippopotamus and antelope. Our guide will show you how to spot the animals for photos or videos on all game drives. Towards evening arrive at your Rest Camp and book into an air-conditioned chalet with private facilities and screens to prevent insects. Freshen up and then time for a "sundowner" drink before dinner in the privatised restaurant & overnight.
Awaken at dawn and listen to the birds before driving out of camp hoping to find some of the Big Five ( lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo) as well as other species before breakfast. Time for shopping & then drive towards the exit gate of Kruger Park to begin the homeward journey. Travel past the Lowveld citrus farms to Nelspruit the capital of Mpumalanga province, through the fertile Schoeman's Kloof and up to the Highveld for lunch. Arrive back at Johannesburg Airport before 16.00 for onward flights or proceed to your hotel.