5 Day African Southern Kruger Safari

Price from: R20000.00 Per Person

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

On this 5 Day African safari we enter the Kruger National Park via Numbi Gate. We make our way to your first camp which is home for two nights before moving on to your next camp for the last two nights of your safari. We only utilize camps in the Southern Region of the Park on our five day and it also includes a Night Drive which is conducted by the Sanparks Rangers.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg - Kruger Park

On entering the Kruger National Park Gate which is in the south of the Kruger National Park, we start your open vehicle game drive with your ranger making your way up to camp for lunch. After lunch, now that it is a bit cooler you start your Kruger Park African safari with your first exciting game drive of the day, hoping to spot as many animals as possible before making our way to camp before the sun sets. After check in and making sure you are comfortable your guide will give you the time to meet him in the restaurant for dinner, and to explain the following day of your Kruger Park African safari activities.

Days 2: Kruger Park

Your 5 day African safari starts as the sun rises increasing your chances of seeing Africa's Big 5, we depart camp early morning offering the best possibility of spotting a prowling leopard or lions enjoying an early morning meal or marking territory along the road. After a leisurely breakfast at one of the Kruger picnic spots on the banks of the river we’ll continue with our game drive, this time stopping off at some of the water holes and dams that follow the line of the Sabi River. Your game ranger is keeping an watchful eye on the sky for eagles soaring on the thermals. You’ll be amazed at the number of birds you will see – there are more than 500 species present in the Kruger Park. (During the heat of the day in the summer months we may return to camp mid-day and leave again three hours before gate closing time). After a mid-day break and lunch we will depart once again on an afternoon game drive making our way to sit at a watering hole for a while and then making our way back to camp as the sun sets. Enjoy dinner once again at the restaurant and prepare yourself for the next days adventures on your Kruger Park African safari.

Days 3: Kruger Park

This morning you will experience another early morning departure before the heat of the day, possibly spotting a few cats, rhinos and elephants along the way and watching the never to be forgotten African Sunrise. Your ranger listens to the radio to hear of any action taking place as well as keeping an ever watchful eye out for any sightings of kills along the way that could be happening or have already happened in the night. During this portion of your 5 day African safari, huge herds of Buffalo can also be spotted enjoying the sweet early morning dew on the grass or just lying eating their cud keeping a watchful eye out for any predators in the area. After breakfast your game drive continues returning to camp once again by mid day for a break from the heat of the day , giving you time to relax by the pool or enjoy a good Siesta before embarking on your late afternoon game drive.

Days 4: Kruger Park

The early bird catches the worm, or so they say, we are up early once again and full of energy as we face another morning in Africa this time your guide will be on the lookout for the cheetah if not already spotted on your previous mornings game drives and the elusive leopard and possibly a wild dog if not already spotted while on your Kruger Park African safari. After breakfast its out and about again returning to camp mid day in order to have a break before getting ready to embark on your sundowner drive which is an exciting adventure hoping to spot as many nocturnal animals as possible. You return to camp in time for your last dinner under the African sky.

Day 5: Kruger Park – Johannesburg

Your 5 day African safari is coming to an end, this is your last morning in the African bushveld enjoying a beautiful one last sunrise and possibly a glimpse of the Big 5 before enjoying breakfast. We make our way out of the Kruger by 10h00 and return to Johannesburg late afternoon.

Location

Depart

Drop-off will be at any Hotel or Guesthouse in Johannesburg and Pretoria or alternatively back to the Airport.

PLEASE NOTE: Road transfer times are not guaranteed, please only book flights after 18:00pm for your onward journey. We do not drop off at any Hotel or Guesthouse in the central region of Johannesburg or Pretoria due to safety reasons.

Return

Drop-off will be at any Hotel or Guesthouse in Johannesburg and Pretoria or alternatively back to the Airport.

PLEASE NOTE: Road transfer times are not guaranteed, please only book flights after 18:00pm for your onward journey. We do not drop off at any Hotel or Guesthouse in the central region of Johannesburg or Pretoria due to safety reasons.

Inclusions

Four Nights Private en-suite fully serviced Chalet Accommodation two camps. Four Breakfasts Four Dinners Extended Open Vehicle Game Viewing drives Morning and Afternoon. A Sunset / Night Safari conducted by National Parks Rangers. Collection and Drop Off after the safari in Johannesburg or Pretoria with our own Luxury Vehicles and Professional Drivers Transport for the Entire duration of your safari. Daily Conservation and Entrance Fees. Bottled Mineral Water on all Vehicles. Welcome Gift from Nhongo safaris.

Exclusions

Lunches (shops available at every camp) All drinks Flights Items of a personal nature Gratuities

What should I bring?

Comfortable shoes or sandals (No Heels) Neutral colored clothing - Cool Clothing in Summer ( Shorts and T Shirts) Long Pants and Jacket in Winter Swimsuit (All camps have swimming pools). Malaria Medication and anti Mosquito Sprays Personal Medications Sunglasses, Hat and Sunscreen Flashlight Binoculars Camera and spare memory Cards Travel Adapter Plug. (These can be purchased in the park).

What should I wear?

Neutral colored clothing

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