Kruger National Park, on the other hand, offers the perfect opportunity for visitors to experience the excitement and adventure that Africa has to offer. Rated among the greatest and largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, the park is a vast stretch of land over 400 km from north to south and average 80 km from east to west. From its arid north to its luxuriant, more vegetative south, experiencing the natural beauty of the Park is a constant marvel. Its animals, trees, vegetation, birdlife and the night sounds of the wild give you the ultimate wild experience. The Park is home to more than 500 bird species and 147 mammals including the famous “Big 5”. It is also home to more than 12,000 Elephant, 2,000 Lion and 130,000 Impala Antelope, among plenty other game.
Day 1: Johannesburg – Pilgrims Rest.
08.30 hrs: Pick up by your Guide - From your hotel or Johannesburg Airport. The tour leaves the hustle of the city behind and departs for the Mpumalanga Province on your way to the Kruger National Park. A scenic route through the mountains leads to the old mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest, a remembrance of the Gold Rush days of the 1870’s. The uniqueness of this historic village is vividly evident in its museums and historic sites. The Pilgrim’s Rest a fascinating window into the past that captures the spirit of a bygone era. Overnight at the Royal Hotel; Dinner, bed and breakfast included.
Day 2: Pilgrims Rest – Hazyview.
Today, you get to explore the Panorama route. Breathtaking scenery at Gods Window, the Three Rondavels, The Blydepoort Canyon and a stop at waterfalls and Bourkes Luck Potholes Overnight near the Kruger national Park border at Rissington Inn, Hazyview, or similar for two nights. Dinner bed and breakfast included.
Day 3: Hazyview – Kruger National Park – Hazyview.
A full day game drive in the southern section of the Kruger National Park, unrivaled for its abundant wildlife. You will travel along the Sabie River towards Lower Sabie camp, where you are most likely to encounter elephants, hippos and crocodiles. Return to your hotel for Sundowners, Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included. Overnight still near the Kruger national Park border at Rissington Inn, Hazyview, or similar for a second night.
Day 4: Hazyview - Johannesburg.
A Morning Game Drive as you leave the Park through the southern Malelane Gate. Depart for Johannesburg via Nelspruit to be dropped at your hotel in the late afternoon.
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