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5-Day Kruger National Park & Panorama Route Deluxe Safari

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Day 1: Day 1: Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Stop At: Kruger National Park, Malalan Gate, Nelspruit 1350 South Africa
This Kruger budget safari departs daily from Johannesburg OR Tambo airport. You need to be at the OR Tambo bus terminal by 6.30 am. We will send you full instructions when you book your safari. The shuttle departs no later than 6.45 am.

During the shuttle transfer to the lodge, there will be two 15 minute comfort stops en route. You will also be able to buy snacks and refreshments during these comfort stops. ETA in Hazyview is around 1 pm. The lodge driver will meet you at the drop off point and transfer you to the lodge. This is a quick 5 – 10-minute drive.

After check-in, you will have time to relax and freshen up before boarding an open-sided Landcruiser for an exciting introductory sunset game drive in Kruger National Park. The lodge is about 15 – 20 minutes drive from the Phabeni Kruger Gate.

After your safari game drive, you return to the lodge where you can unwind, have drinks and relax.

Dinner at the lodge restaurant.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: - Private En-Suite Lodge Room
- Private Luxury En-Suite Safari Tent
- Private Dome Tent

Day 2: Kruger National Park

Stop At: Kruger National Park, Malalan Gate, Nelspruit 1350 South Africa
This morning you will enjoy coffee/tea and rusks before departing on a full day of game viewing in the Kruger National Park (Skukuza area). A packed breakfast is included. Game drives will be in small groups in specially modified open-sided land cruisers.

The Skukuza area is rich in wildlife and the elevated height of the 4×4 open-sided vehicle makes for excellent viewing and photographic opportunities. You will enjoy lunch at one of the park’s restaurants (own account). After lunch, you will start the afternoon game drive in the Kruger National Park.

During these game drives, you will see a wide variety of wildlife and have plenty of photographic opportunities. After the tour, you will make your way to back to your lodge or camp, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: - Private En-Suite Lodge Room
- Private Luxury En-Suite Safari Tent
- Private Dome Tent

Day 3: Panorama Route Day Tour

Stop At: Panorama Route, R532 Blyde River Canyon, Graskop 1270 South Africa
From Hazyview, the tour begins as it climbs towards the town of Graskop and the southernmost point of the Blyde River Canyon. The Panorama Tour encompasses some spectacular scenery, with breathtaking views of the Blyde River Canyon and out over the endless Lowveld beyond. We take guests along the edge of the escarpment, to look out points that offer magnificent views, including Gods Window, Wonder View and the Three Rondawels. Along the route, we visit the famous Bourkes Luck Potholes ¨C deep cylindrical cavities formed by thousands of years of water erosion at the confluence of the Blyde and Treur Rivers.

At lunchtime, the tour will stop back in Graskop so that guests can have lunch at a restaurant and if time permits, can spend a while browsing in local shops or along the pavements. Street vendors sell an amazing variety of goods ¨C from nuts and fruit to beaded necklaces and carved wooden animals. Near Graskop, where numerous waterfalls tumble down the mountains, we will visit the beautiful Berlin Falls and Lisbon Falls on the way back to Hazyview. After the tour, you will make your way to back to your lodge or camp, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: - Private En-Suite Lodge Room
- Private Luxury En-Suite Safari Tent
- Private Dome Tent

Day 4: Kruger National Park

Stop At: Kruger National Park, Malalan Gate, Nelspruit 1350 South Africa
This morning you will enjoy coffee/tea and rusks before departing on a full day of game viewing in the Kruger National Park (Skukuza area). A packed breakfast is included. Game drives will be in small groups in specially modified open-sided land cruisers. The Skukuza area is rich in wildlife and the elevated height of the 4×4 open-sided vehicle makes for excellent viewing and photographic opportunities. You will enjoy lunch at one of the park’s restaurants (own account). After lunch, you will start the afternoon game drive in the Kruger National Park. During these game drives, you will see a wide variety of wildlife and have plenty of photographic opportunities. After the tour, you will make your way to back to your lodge or camp, followed by a Traditional African Music and Dance show around an open fire at the Bush Boma, during Dinner.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: - Private En-Suite Lodge Room
- Private Luxury En-Suite Safari Tent
- Private Dome Tent

Day 5: Early Morning Game Drive and Return to Johannesburg

Stop At: Kruger National Park, Malalan Gate, Nelspruit 1350 South Africa
This is the last day of your African Kruger budget safari. This morning you have a choice. You can decide to sleep later before enjoying a hearty breakfast. You can then spend some time relaxing at the lodge before transferring back to Johannesburg. Alternatively, you can decide to go on a morning game drive (own cost – payable at the lodge). If you decide to do the game drive a packed breakfast will be provided.

Just before midday, the lodge will transfer you to the shuttle pickup point. You then return with shuttle to Johannesburg. Drop off at Johannesburg OR Tambo airport around 5.30 pm.

This is the end of your Kruger Budget Safari.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: - Private En-Suite Lodge Room
- Private Luxury En-Suite Safari Tent
- Private Dome Tent
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Important Information
Departure Point
OR Tambo, O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, 1627, South Africa
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • National Park fees
  • Snacks
  • Local Guide
  • Shuttle to Kruger National Park (return)
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • All Game Drives as per itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Kruger National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Panorama Route
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
  • Optional morning game drive on Day 5
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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