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Explore the beauty of Africa on this memorable safari in Kruger National Park. This holiday is designed for a traveler who wishes to fit in a safari tour to the world famous game reserve in a limited amount of time. The Kruger Nation Park, which is one of the largest conservation areas in the world, gives you the best opportunity to experience all that Africa has to offer.
Bungalows are single bedroom units with en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. Some have communal kitchens while others have kitchenettes with basic kitchen equipment. Some bungalows have perimeter or river views, while others have been upgraded to luxury status.
You will be picked up from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or from your accommodation in Johannesburg, and transferred to Kruger National Park. After checking in to your accommodation, you will embark on your first small game drive to get your first feel of the African bush. The length of the drive will depend on what time you manage to leave Johannesburg and how tired you are. The meal provided for this day is dinner.
You will wake before sunrise to get a head start on things, this is the best time to view game as the nocturnal animals are still active and other animals which use the cool of the morning to move to the watering holes. After a few hours of game viewing, your guide will find a comfortable spot to stop and have coffee or tea and some biscuits. Take in the sites and the smell as you enjoy Africa in its finest.
Move along before stopping for breakfast, which is prepared outdoors at a picnic site, with a magnificent view of the surrounding bushveld. During the heat of the day, relax by the pool or under the garden trees as you identify the many birds found here. Then, set off on your afternoon game drive. Your guide will again find a great spot to have a couple of sundowners and afternoon snacks, as you gaze over the vast savannah.
Return to camp to freshen up before meeting around the campfire to share the stories of the day. Have a wonderful supper prepared by your guide in true South African style on open coals and under the stars.
Also, included are the open vehicle game drives with a park ranger, these could be taken at night or in the early morning, and you can decide once checked in when you would like to do these drives. The meals provided for this day are breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.
Today, you will be driven to another section of the park for some variety and you will have a bush breakfast at a picnic spot along the way. After letting that all settle, carry on at a leisurely pace and find a cool spot to relax and take in the sights. Snacks consisting of cheese, biscuits, and traditional South African biltong too will be served along the way. After that you will make your way back towards camp as the sun seeps and will enjoy your last sunset in the African bushveld. Dinner will be served under the stars again. The meals provided for this day are breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.
You will have a small drive through the park as you make your way towards the exit gate and hopefully get one last glimpse of something special. The meal provided for this day is breakfast.
Anthony first studied to become an adventure guide, before completing his NQF level 4 guiding to become a provincial guide. His love of nature and people, combined with a strong determination to showcase our beautiful country, made for the perfect mix. Helping him to become a passionate and competent tour guide. With over 20,000 hours of guiding under his belt, he has covered many different tour types, from cultural to surfing, wildlife, and hiking.
Rhys grew up on the coast and spent many years visiting the bush. His wildlife knowledge and knowledge of the South African coast line are second to none. This combined with his enormous ability as a host makes him a great guide to ensure you have a magnificent vacation.
Kruger National Park is located in the lowveld in the north-eastern region of South Africa and spans across two provinces, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. It is not only the largest national game reserve in South Africa, but also the most prestigious and impressive. This world-renowned park, which occupies an area of about two million hectares or 20,000 square kilometers, is home to a large variety of fauna and flora.
The park, which boasts of the richest assortment of life forms in Southern Africa, offers one of the best safari and game viewing experiences. The park is about 360 kilometers long from north to south, about 65 kilometers wide from east to west, and about the same size as Wales. The Kruger, formerly proclaimed a national park in 1926, is part of the Great Limpopo Frontier Park.
This massive peace park links the Kruger with the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe and with the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique. Zimbabwe lies to the north and Mozambique to the east of the park. Kruger National Park, which is famous for its abundant wildlife, is also a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques. Several rivers flow through the Kruger in an easterly direction, including the Sabie, Olifants, Crocodile, Letaba, Luvuvhu, and Limpopo rivers.
You have breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, coffee, and tea included in the price.
Please book your flight to arrive at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Endless Summer Tours will pick you up from the airport.