Day 1: Johannesburg – Pafuri River Camp. At 08:30 am pick up by your Guide -From your hotel or Johannesburg Airport. Your safari starts off, heading for the N1 highway to the north that will take you through the beautiful countryside, small towns and villages until we reach the city of Polokwane (Pietersburg). Then via Loius Trichardt to the Tsipise turn off and Pafuri Gate. Overnight is at the Pafuri River Camp, bordering the Kruger National Park. Accommodation is in rustic tree houses, very comfortable with dinner and breakfast.
Day 2: Pafuri River Camp - Mopani. Today you enter the Kruger National Park through the Pafuri Gate and go on a game drive in the Luvuvhu River area, with abundant nyala, bush buck and fever trees.
The Pafuri area is one of the most scenic in the Park. Most people love to stop and stare, to take the perfect photograph and to follow at whim when the unexpected beckons. Overnight at Mopani Camp with dinner and breakfast at their restaurant. One can sit for hours on a sun deck at the bar overlooking a lake, enjoying sundowners.
Day 3: Mopani - Skukuza. Mopani trees dominate the northern part of the Park, which is famous for its elephants and large herds of buffalo. Predators and antelope are in abundance and the bird life is prolific. At Letaba Camp, there is an elephant museum and you will be amazed at how heavy the tusks of the ivory bearers are. Journey southwards, crossing the Elephants and Sabie rivers, to arrive at the main camp in the park - Skukuza. This is also the headquarters of the park with an excellent curio shop and library.
Dinner, overnight and breakfast at Skukuza Camp.
Day 4: Skukuza – Berg en Dal. Enjoy the last leg of the safari towards Lower Sabie, along the Sabie River banks. Enjoy the scenery and game viewing along this track. There are high chances of seeing hippos and crocodiles along this road. Overnight is in the Park, at the beautiful Berg en Dal Rest Camp. It is located in a mountainous region with good views. Dinner, Overnight and breakfast at the Berg en Dal Rest Camp.
Day 5: Berg en Dal – Johannesburg. After breakfast, exit the Park through Malelane Gate, take the N4 highway towards Johannesburg. You will be dropped at your hotel or the airport. This unique safari will definitly be the highlight of your visit to South Africa.
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