7 Day Kruger Safari
Kruger Park Kruger Safari Collection:
Collection in JohannesburgYou will be picked up between 07h00 and 07h30 from one of our pickup points at the Melville McDonalds, Radison Blue Gautrain Hotel, City Lodge Kathrine Street, OR Tambo Protea Hotel and the Shoestring Hostel or any early morning flight into Johannesburg International (Oliver Tambo) Airport arriving before 07h00. Then we take a leisurely 4 hours drive through Mpumalanga Province to its capital, Nelspruit. After a short stop to strech your legs, we continue on toward the Kruger National Park, where we enter the game rich southern region of the Kruger Park via the Numbi Gate.
Collection from MQP or KMIAIf you’re flying into the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, your game ranger will pick you up off your midday flight. Then there’s a leisurely 1½ hours’ drive up to the Kruger National Park, where we enter the game rich southern region of the Kruger Park via the bridge over the Crocodile River.
Kruger Park Kruger Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Johannesburg - Kruger Park (D)
From Numbi Gate, your Kruger Park Kruger safari takes you northwards towards Skukuza and follows the Numbi to Skukuza road, viewing plenty of game as we drive. Many animals move towards water in the hot afternoon sun, and you’ll see herds of impala and waterbuck on the banks of the waterholes. We continue our open vehicle game drive to our camp for the evening, checking in before gate closing time and allowing you to settle into your chalet for the evening.
Day 2: Kruger Park (B D)
Time to pack our vehicle as we depart from camp and start moving up to the central regions of the Kruger Park. We drive up along the Sabi River hoping to spot a leopard or two coming from the river after a drink, or possibly lions, or other big cats, making their way down to have a drink. Herds of impala can also be spotted along the road or down on the banks of the river. We continue our game drive stopping off for breakfast along the way at one of the picnic areas.
After breakfast we continue our 7 day Kruger safari with a game drive up towards Satara camp in the central region of the park, spotting herds of elephant, zebra and wildebeest, as well as some of our 500 species of birds found in that area. We will stop at Satara for lunch before continuing our journey north to our Kruger camp for the evening. We arrive late afternoon for check in and allowing you time to explore the camp and relax before dinner is served in the restaurant at 19h00.
Day 3: Kruger Park (B D)
Another early morning start before sunrise allowing you time to take some stunning pictures of the sun rising over the African landscape on your 7 day Kruger safari. We make our way out into the park, hoping to still find our cats on the prowl or enjoying a hearty meal after their nights kill. Breakfast can be enjoyed at one of the camps before we return mid-day to our camp for the afternoon. This evening you may enjoy a night drive conducted by National Parks rangers returning to camp at 22h00.
Day 4: Kruger Park (B D)
On the fourth morning of your Kruger Park Kruger safari, we make our way back to the central regions of the Kruger Park where we will overnight after our mornings game drive, lunch and then arriving at our camp of choice for check in after 14h00. Enjoy a swim or a siesta before we depart from camp three hours before gate closing for an afternoon game drive, stopping off at waterholes hoping to come across our rhino taking a mud bath or a herd of elephants enjoying a swim , or our buffalo wallowing along the edges of the waterhole. We return to camp for a shower and dinner at 19h00. After dinner your guide will discuss the next days activities as we head on back to the game enriched southern section of the Kruger National Park.
Day 5: Kruger Park (B D)
We bid our camp farewell this morning at the break of dawn and slowly make our way to Tshokwane for breakfast before continuing on our 7 day Kruger safari, with a game drive to our next camp arriving late afternoon. On completion of check in we will meet for dinner at 19h00 and then discuss plans for the following day.
Day 6: Kruger Park (B D)
This morning you will rise early and depart on a Kruger Park Kruger safari bush walk conducted by one of the National Parks rangers, (subject to weather conditions and availability) If not available we will then depart once again on your open safari vehicle on an early morning drive, stopping off at another one of the many picnic areas in the Kruger National park for breakfast and then continuing on our drive for the rest of the day. If a bush walk is available you will return to camp at 09h30 for a shower and breakfast at the camp before going out on another game drive. We return to camp late afternoon allowing you time to relax before dinner is served in the restaurant.
Day 7: Kruger Park - Johannesburg (B)
On the final morning of your 7 day Kruger safari, after breakfast at the camp and a short drive or vice – versa, we depart from the Kruger National Park at 09h30 and slowly make our way back to Nelspruit where we change over vehicles and return to Johannesburg late afternoon in order for you to either be dropped at a hotel or guest House of your choice or the Airport.
Kruger Park Kruger Safari CostAll Kruger Park Kruger safari costs are per person (7 day Kruger safari).
(B L D) refers to the meals included - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
All Camps are used for explanation purposes only in this itinerary and may not necessarily be the actual camps you are booked into, as all accommodation is subject to availability at the time of you booking your safari, but we will advise accordingly at the time of you booking your safari.
Itinerary may vary slightly due to gate opening times, game movements, weather etc ...
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