Budget Safari Kruger offers you a wonderful 5 days in the African Wildlife with scenic Budget
Kruger Safaris on open 4 x 4 vehicles. You have read a lot about the Big 5 and most probably saw a lot of images but the only way to experience this is to be here and the Kruger National Park is one of the best destinations for that. However, it is not only the Big 5 that will be to your desposal but also too many animals to name such as the Kudu, Zebra, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Waterbuck (Nyala), Warthog, Sable, Reedbuck, Tsessebe, Eland, Hyena and Wild Dog.
You also have the option to visit the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga with it fast open spaces, deep canyons and many falls. Lisbon Falls, Three Rondavels in the Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window are on your route.
We will also spoil you with delicious breakfast and al fresco three-course dinners with unlimited wine. Your evenings will be spend with other guests to mingle with. You could hear the thrilling stories of African Wildlife encounters. You will go to sleep in your safe Budget Safari Cottage Tent while listening to the sounds of the night animals.
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Spacious and luxurious cottage safari tents with beds, linen, towels, soap, ablutions, small fridge, a fan and mosquito proofing will keep you safe at night. Just outside your tent you might spot a Stick Insect when shining your torch at night. In day time you will spot various smaller animals in the camp. Southern Kruger is Leopard country but Leopard are elusive and good sightings depend on luck, thus a night game drive is recommended.
Your safety as well as viewing pleasure is our main focus thus we want to ensure you this within air conditioned mini buses and open 4 x 4 Safari transport.
Day 1: Departing from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park The Kruger National Park is situated in Mpumalanga and established in 1898 for the protection of Lowveld African Wildlife, covering 20,000 square kilometers (7,700 sq mi) Budget Safari Kruger.
From Johannesburg, early morning you will travel past Witbank and be amazed how the scenery change with its wide open spaces towards the Lowveld area. Within the Kruger Park we will stop for lunch at your own expense. Pick-up will be between 6h00 AM and 8h00 AM in any part of Johannesburg and for pick-up at Nelspruit Airport it wil be at 12h00 PM. Please do ensure that your local flight to Nelspruit Airport lands at 11h30 AM and 9h00 AM for international flights so that you will be on time for pick-up. Thereafter you will be given a change to settle into your accommodation Budget Safari Kruger.
SANParks will entertain you with your first game drive at sunset which will A sunset drive affords you the opportunity to see nocturnal African Wildlife Budget Safari Kruger. At night the predators are more active, so going on a night drive increases your chance’s of seeing either a pride of Lions on the move or a Leopard out hunting. The Kruger Park’s rangers are allowed to return after the normal rest camp closing times and your ranger will tell you some really interesting stories along the way. As this is not a not a private game drive and thus other guests may be joining you on this drive.
(Important to note is that children under 6 years of age are not permitted on open vehicle drives)
On your return you will be served a three-course dinner, served al fresco style. Unlimited wine is included with dinner and guests are welcome to bring their own additional and/or alternative drinks which can be purchased at the Kruger National Park Shop.
Day 2, 3 and 4: Full day in the Park Early morning drives leave well before dawn, yet, the time you go on your game drive varies according to the seasons and camp gate opening times. Before you leave on the morning game drive you will be served with coffee, tea, muffins and fruit. It can be cool in the open-sided tour vehicle, even in summer. Take a jacket just in case it gets a bit chilly. In winter, rug up!
You may also choose to join a SANParks game ranger on a morning walk. with a experienced game ranger. This activity will depend on the availability, therefor the morning walk does not happen on a specific day.
Brunch will be ready on your return and thereafter you can relax within you interesting and diverse rest camp. There is also a large shop, cafeteria, an internet café and restaurant in you rest camp.
After a midday siesta you can again join us for the afternoon Kruger Park Tours game drive. You can take a drink and a snack to eat on game drives. The open sided vehicles offers you adventurous views of the African Wildlife.
You will end the day with unforgettable food, unlimited wine and African Safari stories. Animals active during the night will be the last sounds to hear before drifting into sleep Budget Safari Kruger.
Panorama Route (Optional Excursion) This offer is only available on day two of your Kruger Park Tours Safari, at no extra charge. This activity however starts after breakfast/brunch (you will still have a morning game drive) and only available if you are staying 3 days or longer. The Kruger National Park Panorama Route is known for its cultural heritage and spectacular landscapes. Lunch will be enjoyed in one of the small towns en-route (own expense). Visit the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Lisbon Waterfalls and God’s Window. Our staff will ask you if you want to join this activity Budget Safari Kruger.
(Included: Breakfast and Dinner)
Day 5: Kruger Park to Gauteng A sad stage on your Kruger Park Tours Budget Safari Kruger is the last day. But, yet we will still entertain you with a last early morning game drive so that you still have the opportunity to capture those animals not spotted as yet or to take even better photographs than the previous days. After breakfast we will return you to Johannesburg. Just take note that the drive will take 6 hours and it is advised to rather sleep this night in Johannesburg. You will arrive in Johannesburg between 17h00 PM and 18h00 PM. Please note that a local flight takes 2 hours for check in and 3 hours for international flights. Drop-off at Nelspruit Airport will be at 13h30 PM latest, please book flights accordingly Budget Safari Kruger.
** Terms & Conditions Apply **
• Professional drivers and guides that are registered with FGASA (Field Guides Association of Southern Africa) • Meals are catered for depending on your dietary requirements • All game drives in the Kruger National Park is done in open game drive vehicles • SANParks sunset drive is for all guests over 6 years of age • All entry fees and daily conservation levies are included in your package • Accommodation as per chosen option • Bottled mineral water during the day in the Kruger National Park • Complimentary wine with dinner in the Kruger National Park
• Meals not specified in itinerary • Pick up and drop off in Johannesburg/Pretoria • Guests are welcome to bring their own drinks to dinner, which can be purchased at the Kruger National Park Shop • Items of a personal nature • Gratuities
Kruger Park Tours Safaris first and foremost utilizes the facilities and accommodation situated inside the Kruger National Park.
Note this is not a private safari and thus it is very likely that other guests will join you on the game drives, air-conditioned mini bus as well as in the dining facility.
Also, note that the sunset game drive times are conducted by SANparks and their game rangers, in SANParks vehicles, subject to change and availability on the day. Again, most likely, other guests will join you on this game drive. Children under 6 years of age are not allowed on SANParks open game drive vehicles.
Yet, children are welcome on Kruger Park Tours Game drives. We do not offer babysitting and thus it is the responsibility of the parents to care for their children. Private game drives can be arranged at an extra charge.
You are reminded not to book flights leaving from OR Tambo Airport on the last day earlier than 20h00 (domestic) or 21h00 (international). We highly recommend that you rather stay over in Johannesburg on the last day of your Safari. Kruger Park Tours will not be held responsible for reimbursements of missed flight tickets.
Pick-up at Nelspruit Airport is at 12h00 pm. Check out is 2 hours on a local fight and 3 hours on international flights. Guests flying out of Nelspruit on the last day, should book flight to depart not earlier than 14h00 pm for local flights and 15h00 for international flights.
For travel in 2018:
Safari: ZAR 1 0950per person Transfers: ZAR 1580 per person Total: ZAR 12530 per person
For travel in 2019:
Safari: ZAR 11900 per person Transfers: ZAR 1720 per person Total: ZAR 13620 per person
No single supplement charges on our safaris! We depart with a minimum of one person.
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