MPUMALANGA KRUGER PARK 3 DAY TOUR
Kruger’s revolutionary plan only fully came to fruition in 1898 when the Sabie Game Reserve was established (later to be renamed the Kruger National Park). When Scottish-born James Stevenson-Hamilton was appointed as the first Warden of the park in 1902, it was still known as the Sabie Game Reserve.
Did you know: There are some 254 known cultural heritage sites in the Kruger National Park, including about 125 recorded rock art sites.
Departures any day of your choice depending on availability.
Minimum 2 passengers. Special prices for 7 and more passengers
Collection from all hotels in and around Johannesburg and from private homes in the area.
Depart from our departure points at 07H30 and travel via Witbank, Middelburg where we make a tea stop. Travel further as we descend from the Drakensberg plateau down into the Elands River valley past Waterval Boven. The vegetation now changes and the climate becomes sub-tropical. Travel through beautiful forests and along winding rivers until we get to the Crocodile River valley en route to Nelspruit. Our route will take us past White River and Hazyview. Enter the Kruger Park at Paul Kruger gate and then arrive at Skukuza for lunch.
After lunch enjoy the rest of the day game viewing in this national park which is home not only to the “Big Five”, Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard but a vast amount of different antelope, snakes and birds. Enjoy the rest of the day game viewing in this park which is home not only to the “Big Five”, Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard but a vast amount of different antelope, snakes and birds. Late afternoon at close of gates we enter Skukuza camp. This is our overnight stop. Dinner and overnight in chalets with private facilities.
You will be woken early this morning as we leave camp at dawn and start traveling along the “Road of the Lions” along Sabie River and see the hippos playing in the water stopping along the way to watch the different species of animals that come down to the river in the early morning. We make our way to Lower Sabie for breakfast. After a hearty breakfast the guide will decide which is the best route to follow for game viewing and then the game drive for the rest of the day will continue. Stops will be made at various waterholes and dams to view the game. We arrive at our open camp Tshokwane where you can relax with a light lunch and enoy the antics of the monkeys. After lunch we travel for some time along the Lebombo Mountains which is the border between Mozambique and South Africa. Our route is along the Nuanesti river on a less travelled tourist route. Arrive at Satara camp late afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
Once again we are up to see the first animals hunting for food along this very popular route. Something exciting may be seen around every corner. We make our way down south and arrive at Skukuza camp again for breakfast. After this you are free to do some last minute shopping, thereafter depart for the gate and exit from the park. Travel to Hazyview and, weather permitting, travel to Sabie and then over the breathtaking Long Tom Pass to Lydenburg. From here our route is past Middelburg and back to Johannesburg where you will arrive about 17h30 to 18h00.
Price will include: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner, luxury transport, conservation fees for 3 days, game drives as per itinerary, services of a qualified guide.