Kruger safari from Johannesburg in an en-suit hut / bungalow 5 Days

With the Kruger safari from Johannesburg, it will allow you to see a lot of awesome African Wildlife. Be amazed by not only the Big 5 but also hippo, hyena, kudu, giraffe, zebra and more. The Kruger National Park also offers you natures best in its vast natural botanic diversity. Kruger Park can be divided into 16 macro eco-zones. The northern half of the park, north of the Olifants River is predominantly mopane veld, while south of the Olifants the eco-zones are thornveld. There are 336 tree species in the park. The open-sided Safari vehicles enhances your viewing pleasure. 

The SANParks sunset drive will thrill you with nocturnal African Wildlife on your Kruger safari from Johannesburg.

Meandering through pine forests, sweeping grasslands, sub-tropical bush and beautiful mountain ranges, the Panorama Route along the Mpumalanga escarpment is both pleasurable and picturesque. You will visit the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondawels, Lisbon Falls and God’s Window. At God’s Window a steep footpath leads you to a 900m high viewpoint perched on the edge of the escarpment, where the entire Mpumalanga Lowveld stretches spectacularly out below you in all directions. On a clear day, one can see all the way to Mozambique, over 200km away.

Tantalizing breakfasts and three-course dinners will be served in the breathtaking nature. At night you can enjoy unlimited wine around the camp fire and listen the quiet moments when all senses are heightened and you feel the night sounds of the raw bush around you.

Kruger safari from Johannesburg in an en-suit hut / bungalow accommodation

On this Kruger safari from Johannesburg, picture staying in en-suite 3-Star round hut chalets / bungalows with beds, linen, towels, soap, small fridge, air conditioning and mosquito proofing on the doors and windows. Small animals are just a few steps from you. You rest camps are situated inside Kruger park, which has a lot of plants. Visitors can expect a diverse amount of animals and plants as well as a range of activities and facilities in the rest camps of Kruger park.

Vehicles used on a Kruger Safari from Johannesburg

Kruger Park Tours only use the safest and most luxurious vehicles to transport guests from the airport and within the Kruger National park and surrounding areas. The vehicles allow for great Kruger Safaris from Johannesburg.

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Itinerary for this Kruger Safari from Johannesburg


Day 1: Your Kruger safari from Johannesbug starts

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).

The Kruger Safari from Johannesburg starts early morning. Pick-up will be between 6h00 AM and 8h00 AM in any part of Johannesburg. You will travel past Witbank and be amazed how the scenery changes. These are the wide open spaces leading towards the Lowveld area.

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.

Within the Kruger Park, we will stop for lunch at your own expense. Thereafter you will be given a change to settle into your accommodation.

SANParks will entertain you with your first game drive at sunset, which will A sunset drive (from dusk until well after nightfall). This affords you the opportunity to see African Wildlife at night on your Kruger safari from Johannesburg.

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, 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: Two game drives in Kruger Park

After an early wake-up (6 am), you will enjoy some muffins and fruit with coffee or tea. After this refreshing cup of coffee, you will go on a morning safari drive that takes 3-4 hours depending on the time you leave.

Morning game drive departure varies according to the seasons. Rest camp gate opening times varies depending on the season. It can be cool on the open-sided safari drive, even in summer. Take a jacket just in case it gets a bit chilly, however it can get very hot during the day. Remember your sunscreen, brimmed hat, charged camera and insect repellent (however insects are not a nuisance).

While on your Kruger safari form Johannesburg, you may also choose to join an experienced game ranger on a morning walk. This is only available if you stay longer than 5 days. This activity will depend on the availability, therefore 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 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.

Panorama Route (Optional Excursion)
This offer is only available on day two of your Kruger safari from Johannesburg with Kruger Park Tours, 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.

(Included: Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 5: Kruger Park to Gauteng
A sad stage on your Kruger safari form Johannesburg is on 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 local flight check-in takes 2 hours and 3 hours for international flights. Drop-off at Nelspruit Airport will be at 13h30 PM latest, please book flights accordingly.

(Included: Breakfast)

** Terms & Conditions Apply **

Included

• Professional drivers and guides 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

Excluded

• 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

Notes

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.

PRICE

For Travel in 2018:

Kruger Safari: ZAR 13480 per person
Transfers: ZAR 1580 per person
Total: ZAR 15060 per person

For Travel in 2019:

Kruger Safari: ZAR 14600 per person
Transfers: ZAR 1720 per person
Total: ZAR 16320 per person



No single supplement charges on our safaris!
We depart with a minimum of one person.

Kruger Safari from Johannesburg - leopard

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