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5 Day Best of Kruger Private Safari

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5 Days / 4 Nights
OR Tambo
Kruger National Park
Min Age : 4 Years

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Tour Description

5 Day Best of Kruger Safari

What to expect

Best of Kruger: Private safaris

Daily Departures Min 4 clients

R17 500 pp Sharing -Min age for Shared: 8 years-

R19 100 pp Single (Children under 11= less 25%)

* Kids under 4 require a closed vehicle.

Spend two full days, one morning and one afternoon on Safari in the Kruger National Park in open Safari vehicles. On your third day travel through the Panorama route viewing gorgeous natural landmarks such as canyons, waterfalls and unique mountain structures. Traverse through various grasslands and ecological zones on an extended safari such as this one, with more time to view the multitudes of fauna and flora of the Kruger National Park.

85% of our clients on 5-day safaris encounter all the Big 5.

Kurt safari makes use of accommodation just outside the KNP in Hazyview, privately owned with quality service; breakfast & dinners included.

Departure & Return Location

Please note: We collect clients from the surrounding lodges (within a 5km radius) between 6 – 6:30 AM, then we collect clients from the OR Tambo International Airport shuttle/bus terminal (Johannesburg) between 6:45 – 7:30 AM. Please call our office the day before to confirm pickup time.

NB: Clients staying in Sandton can take the Gautrain or Uber to the airport.


Excluded from Price

All lunches and drinks
Gratuities
Personal Items


Price Includes

Qualified Safari Guides
2 Full Day Safaris, 1 Afternoon Safari, 1 Morning Safari, Panorama Full Day Tour
Transfers from OR Tambo International Airport
4 nights accommodation in Hazyview
4 Breakfasts and Dinners
Conservation Fees & Entry Fees
Mineral Waters on Safari


What To Bring

Comfortable shoes
Warm & Rainproof Jackets
Sunhat
Sun Cream
Cameras
Personal belongings


Important Note

We prefer the lodges and hotels outside of the Kruger Park as there is a bigger variety of accommodation and it’s only a 10-minute drive to the nearest entry gate. All the accommodation venues are privately owned.
Clients flying out of OR TAMBO on last day to please not book flights earlier than 20:00 pm for domestic flights and 21:00 pm for international flights as one cannot always guarantee on-time arrival at OR Tambo International airport.
Clients should arrive the day before their tour starts to avoid missing the shuttle to KNP, as this vehicle is not private and cannot be delayed.


How to get to KNP

There are daily flkights from Kruger National Park airport (Skukuzu) or KMIA (Nelspruit) to Johannesburg and back. 
Private transfers from Skukuza or Nelspruit to Hazyview are R 1 548 PER VEHICLE, 1-7 clients, one way, as well as an additional R 93 per person for conservation fees to be paid at the airport.
Clients will need to book a private vehicle for the transfer to Hazyview; the rate of the tour reduces by R 800 per person if choosing to fly in and book a private transfer.

Day 1: Half Day Afternoon Safari with Dinner

Upon collection at the bus terminals at OR Tambo Airport and the surrounding lodges, at 6:00 – 6:30 am, guests will travel the beautiful route to mpumalanga and their overnight lodge. Guests will arrive at the lodge, located outside Hazyview, at 11:30 – 12:00pm. Guests will have some time to relax and sign in to their accommodation before departing for an afternoon safari at 14:30pm. The guide will explore plains so they can find some plains animals like giraffe, zebra, antelope as well as some nocturnal animals, returning to the lodge at 18:00 – 18:30

NB: Please see our recommended choices of accommodation near the Skukuza Airport or OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg; most lodges offer free transfers to the bus shuttle terminal.


Day 2: Full Day Safari including Breakfast and Lunch

The second day of this amazing tour will start before sunrise, with guests departing for the Kruger National Park for a full day of safari fun. Guests will be visiting plenty of watering holes, rivers and lookout points throughout the day while looking for the amazing Big 5. Pre packed breakfasts will be had at one of the many picnic areas while lunch will be at a rest camp of the guide’s choosing and will be of own account. Guests will return to the Lodge at around 15:30 -16:00 pm to enjoy a relaxing afternoon and a delicious dinner.


Day 3: Full Day Panorama Tour including Breakfast and Lunch

After a hearty breakfast, guests will depart a bit later than usual. Guests will enjoy a wonderful day traveling the Panorama Route. Guests will visit the world’s 3rd largest canyon, the Blyde River Canyon, enjoying beautiful sights along the way, including the Three Dondawels and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. A small town called Graskop is where lunch will be had as well as some time to do souvenir shopping. Guests can also visit places like God’s Window and Lisbon Falls while in the area. Guests will then return back to the lodge by 16:00 – 17:00 pm.


Day 4: Full Day Safari Including Breakfast and Dinner

Guests will embark to the Kruger National Park before sunrise for another full day safari. Guides will travel a different route to explore a new area of the park and experience new animals. Guides will focus on finding the animals that guests havent seen yet. Pre packed breakfast and lunch will be had at locations of the Guide’s choice, with lunch being of own account. Guests will return to the lodge at 15:30 – 16:00 pm for some rest and relaxation and to enjoy a delicious dinner. 


Day 5: Half Day Morning Safari and transfer back to Johannesburg with Breakfast

The last safari will start at before sunrise, with guests departing for the Kruger Park for a morning safari. Guests will have time to do some last minute animal spotting, and will have breakfast at a picnic spot. Guides will return to the lodge at 11:30 – 12:00 pm to collect their luggage and also to sign out from their rooms. Guests will be taken to OR Tambo and surrounding lodges via air conditioned buses and will arrive at 17:30 – 18:00 pm.

NB: Clients flying out of OR TAMBO on last day to please not book flights earlier than 19:00 PM for domestic flights and 20:00 PM for international flights as we cannot guarantee on-time arrival at OR Tambo International airport.

 

Accommodation

Enjoy beautiful accommodation and stunning landscape at Umbhaba Eco Lodge. Located outside Hazyview, Umbhaba has a beautiful view of the Sabie Valley and has an amazing sunset. 

Recommended Accommodation

Amenities

Swimming Pool
In House Bar
Air Contitioned Rooms
Free Wifi
Private Balconies
Kruger Park Safaris
Housekeeping
Wall Safe