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5 Day Kruger Safari – Glamping

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Daily Tour 5 days, 4 nights
Guernsey Road, Hoedspruit, South Africa Kruger Park, South Africa

2023 Rates - Tour from ZAR 22,095 pp sharing | ZAR 33,740 pp single

2024 Rates - Tour from ZAR 23,400 pp sharing | ZAR 35,010 pp single

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the expansive and wildlife-rich Kruger National Park. Experience the thrill of spotting iconic animals like lions, zebras, buffaloes, cheetahs, and elephants during action-packed day game drives. In the evening, unwind in the comfort of a cosy lodge, savouring delicious traditional African cuisine.

Expert guides will share their knowledge about the region’s diverse flora and fauna, and as the sun sets, marvel at the captivating beauty of the star-studded African sky. This trip is a true delight for all the senses and promises to be an unforgettable experience.

 


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION

Holiday Inn Rosebank (Google Map)

or Centrally Located Accommodation in Johannesburg



DEPARTURE TIME

This tour departs at 6 a.m. from Holiday Inn Rosebank. If you require a different pickup location, please advise us at least 24 hours before departure.



INCLUDED


  • 4 x Breakfasts, 1 x Lunch, 4 x Dinners.
  • 1 x Private Game Reserve Game Drive.
  • 2 x Full Day Kruger Game Drives.
  • 1 x Morning Nature Walk Experience.




  • Return Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Professional Guides





NOT INCLUDED


  • Any Meals and Activities not listed
  • Tips / Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature




 

What to Expect

Welcome to the 5-Day Kruger Safari, the ultimate way to explore Kruger and its surrounding wonders.

Prepare for exhilarating adventures, including two full-day game drives in Kruger National Park and a mesmerizing Sunset Game drive. On one day, you’ll have leisure time at the camp to relax and enjoy the amenities like the swimming pool, bar, and lounge areas. Alternatively, you can choose more game drives or a guided tour of the Panorama route, featuring awe-inspiring sites like God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and enchanting waterfalls.

For those with limited time, we offer shorter 3-day and 4-day Kruger Safari tours, still delivering exceptional wildlife experiences in a condensed timeframe. Whichever option you choose, you’re in for an unforgettable journey through the captivating beauty of Kruger and its surrounding splendour. Get ready to create memories to last a lifetime

  • 1 x Private Game Reserve Game Drive.
  • 2 x Full-day Safaris in Kruger with a picnic breakfast.
  • 1 x Leisure Day with optional activities.
  • Three Rondavels viewpoint at Blyde River Canyon.
  • Comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
  • Passionate, English-speaking guides.
  • Excellent Food in a relaxed bush setting.
  • This is a join-in safari so you can expect to make new friends on your journey

Useful Information:

The Lodge is about a 50-minute drive to Kruger National Park’s Orpen Gate.

Game Drives on this itinerary are conducted in the Kruger National Park and neighbouring Private Game Reserves.

Please note that if the lodge is full you will be accommodated in a similar lodge within the Greater Kruger Park region.

Day 1 Johannesburg to Kruger

Sawubona! Welcome to South Africa and the 5-Day Kruger Safari. We’ll start early this morning for a thrilling journey to Kruger, with pick-ups from 5:30 a.m. onwards for alternate hotels. Departing from Johannesburg, we’ll venture into the Greater Kruger National Park ecosystem, reaching our Lodge in time for lunch after an 8-9 hour scenic drive with stops along the way.

After settling in, we’ll embark on a 3-hour afternoon game drive in open 4×4 vehicles within a private game reserve. Get ready for the excitement of spotting incredible animals like impala, zebra, giraffe, and lions among others. With no boundary fences between the reserve and Kruger, you’ll likely encounter various species. During the safari, we’ll take a break for drinks at a waterhole before continuing into the early evening.

Your accommodation in the Greater Kruger is an intimate and comfortable safari lodge with limited permanent safari-tented rooms. Tastefully decorated and equipped with private ensuites, the lodge also offers a cosy lounge for mingling with other guests, a swimming pool, a shaded deck area, a dining tent, and WiFi. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the wilds of Kruger National Park!

Accommodation: Lodge

Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Included Activities: Private Game Reserve Game Drive.

 

Day 2 Kruger Full Day

With the sun rising, we embark on an exciting journey to Kruger National Park. As we enter the park, our wildlife experience begins immediately, venturing into prime game viewing areas in search of the incredible creatures that call Kruger home, including the renowned Big Five.

During our adventure-filled day, we’ll take breaks at picturesque picnic spots to savor a delightful breakfast while surrounded by the park’s natural beauty. Throughout the day, we’ll immerse ourselves in game viewing, birdwatching, and exploring the various waterholes, where we may encounter an array of fascinating wildlife.

As the sun begins to set, we bid farewell to the park and make our way back to the lodge, where a relaxing evening awaits. It’s been a day of unforgettable encounters with the diverse and magnificent animals of Kruger National Park, leaving us with cherished memories of this incredible wildlife sanctuar

Accommodation: Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Included Activities: Full-Day Kruger National Park Game Drive.

 

Day 3 Kruger Full Day

Another day of adventure awaits as we journey back into Kruger National Park for another full day of game driving. With excitement in the air, we set out to explore different areas of the park, hoping to spot new and fascinating wildlife.

Throughout the day, our experienced guides lead us on thrilling game drives, sharing their knowledge of the park’s ecosystem and the diverse animals that inhabit it. We keep our eyes peeled for elusive predators, majestic elephants, graceful antelopes, and an abundance of birdlife.

As the sun sets, we return to the lodge, where a warm and inviting fire awaits us. Gathered around the crackling flames, we recount the day’s sightings, savouring the magical moments we’ve experienced in the heart of Africa’s wilderness.

With the night sounds of the bush serenading us, we relish in the tranquillity of the surroundings, knowing that tomorrow brings another opportunity to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the bush.

Accommodation: Thornhill Safari Lodge (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Included Activities: Full-Day Kruger National Park Game Drive.

 

Day 4 Leisure Day

Today is your well-deserved leisure day, and the choice is yours on how to make the most of it. If you’re in the mood for relaxation, you can unwind at the campsite and take advantage of the wonderful amenities available. Lounge by the sparkling swimming pool, enjoy the cozy lounge areas, and perhaps mingle with fellow travellers at the bar.

For those seeking further exploration, the Panorama route beckons with its awe-inspiring beauty. Embark on a guided tour to witness some of South Africa’s most captivating sights, including the breathtaking God’s Window viewpoint, the unique geological formations of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and the enchanting waterfalls that grace the landscape.

If you prefer indulgence and rejuvenation, treat yourself to a pampering spa treatment at the campsite. Let the skilled therapists ease away any tension and immerse yourself in a state of bliss.

Whatever you choose, this leisure day allows you to tailor your experience to your preferences, ensuring that your time in this captivating part of South Africa is nothing short of unforgettable.

Accommodation: Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Included Activities: No included activities on this day.

Optional Activities

  • Panorama Route – Day trip – ZAR1550
  • Kruger National Park – Day trip – ZAR1950
  • Private Game Reserve – Big 5 game drive – ZAR1200
  • Kruger Lodge – Massage Treatment – From – ZAR480

 

Day 5 Kruger to Johannesburg

Today, we start our day early with an invigorating morning bush walk within the beautiful surroundings of the property. Led by a knowledgeable and experienced nature guide, we’ll delve into the finer details of nature, learning about various bird species, identifying trees, and even spotting animal spoor along the way. It’s a chance to connect with the wilderness in an intimate and immersive way.

After the bush walk, we’ll bid farewell to our lodge and begin our journey back to Johannesburg, covering approximately 600 kilometers. Along the way, we’ll be treated to awe-inspiring views at the viewpoint over the majestic Blyde River Canyon, a natural wonder that will leave you in awe. The Three Rondavels, unique rock formations, will also be among the breathtaking sights we’ll encounter during our scenic drive.

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, we have the flexibility to drop you off at the airport or any nominated hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria. Please keep in mind that no accommodation is provided for tonight’s stay, but our team is more than happy to assist you in booking additional accommodation in Johannesburg if needed. It’s essential to avoid booking any international flights until after 10 pm this evening, ensuring you have enough time to rest and relax after a remarkable adventure before embarking on your next journey.

Accommodation: No included Accommodation

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included Activities: Morning Nature Walk, Three Rondawels viewpoint.

 

*Important Note!

Please do not book any domestic flights departing before 9 p.m. or any international flights departing before 10 p.m. if you are flying on this day.

We stay in the greater Kruger area inside the Guernsey Nature Reserve area from where we access private game reserves for afternoon game drives. This area is only a 50-minute drive from the entrance to Kruger and you have you could possibly even spot some wildlife on the way.
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