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7-Day Kruger National Park Wildlife Safari

offered by supplier M19118 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): South Africa  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 25975 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 37600 South Africa Rand (ZAR)


South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park offers undoubtedly the most readily accessible authentic wildlife experience in Southern Africa, as well as some of the finest game viewing, especially when it comes to the big stuff such as elephant, rhino, lion and leopard. Covering a huge swathe of remarkably diverse woodland savannah in the northeast corner of the country, this park and the adjacent private reserves are easily accessible by road and air. Unlike some other large parks in the sub-region, there’s no need for expensive charter flights or bone-jarring road journeys, and, after landing at Kruger / Mpumalanga International Airport, one can be viewing game a mere one hour later. The park is some 350 kilometres long from north to south and offers a wonderful array of different types of savannah, from the well-wooded hills and rock outcrops of the south-west to the open basalt plains in the central region, and is home to over 500 bird species, 137 mammal species, 119 reptile species, 33 species of amphibians and nearly 50 species of fish. With warm to hot weather and unforgettable scenery a Kruger journey will remain in your memories for a long time afterwards, especially if shared with family and loved ones. The add-on private reserve option, which entails a stay at one of the reputable lodges on the western boundary of the national park, provides a cherry-on-the-top experience, where luxury accommodation, superb food and wine, open vehicle safaris and bush walks are standard features. This itinerary is flexible in terms of length, but a minimum of four nights in the Kruger are advised, and two to three nights as a minimum in the private lodge option.

Basic Itinerary:
-Arrive Kruger / Nelspruit Airport,drive straight into the Kruger.
-Two nights at a camp in the south of the park.
-Two nights at a camp in the south / central part of the park.
-Two nights at a private lodge in an adjoining reserve.

Tour in brief:
- Group size: this is a custom-made safari, so group size will be determined by the enquirer. Lodges generally take up to 14 - 16 participants, but larger groups will be more influenced by availability, especially in cases of short notice.
- Best time to visit: game viewing is at its best during the dry months, from June to October, but any time of the year will provide a rewarding experience.
- Expected weather conditions: warm to hot in summer, possible afternoon thunderstorms. Cool to mild and dry during winter.
- Tour tempo: medium to medium-plus, optional mid-day breaks on non-travelling days (advisable in the hotter areas).
- Accommodation standards: medium to high: lodges and National Park's rest-camps.
- Mammal viewing: excellent all round, private reserve well known for superb Leopard and Lion sightings.
-Price: ZAR 21 280 for 2 participants to ZAR 15 390 for 6 participants. ZAR 3 700 Single Supplement.

Price Includes:
-All breakfasts and dinners in Kruger
-All meals at the Private Lodge
-Entrance fees
-Personalised checklists
-Specialist guide fees

Price Excludes:
-All airfares
-Travel and medical insurance
-Lunches in Kruger
-All drinks
-Optional excursions where applicable
-Items of a personal nature.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

The minimum cost is for a group of 6 participants, all sharing. The maximum cost is for a group of 2 participants, in single accommodation. The single supplement is ZAR 6 170.

About This Supplier
Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2009

M19118 is a family run tour operator based in South Africa. We specialize in creating and leading superb natural history safaris which focus specifically on birds or wildlife in general, depending on the clients’ interests. Founded in 1990, M19118 was the very first specialized birding safari company in South Africa....

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