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  • Kruger National Park
  • Sabi River Lodge
  • African Eelephant
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Sabi River Lodge
  • Kruger Game Drive
  • African Lion
  • Blyde River Canyon

The Kruger National Park, an expansive natural game reserve located in South Africa bordering Mozambique, spans a vast area of up to 2 million hectares. This remarkable park is renowned for its diverse wildlife, making it home to all members of the illustrious “Big Five” – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros – which freely roam its borders. Additionally, the park boasts an array of African plains game species and an abundance of birdlife, making it a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise.

The 4-Day Kruger Classic tour offers an all-encompassing Kruger experience, coupled with the famous Panorama Route, all designed to fit within an affordable budget. Included in this tour package are:

Included:

  • Professional Guide
  • Air-conditioned 8-seater vehicle
  • Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • Meals as per Itinerary (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Sunset Game Drive on Day 1
  • Full Day Game Drive on Day 2
  • Panorama Route on Day 3
  • Kruger Park Entrance Fees and Conservation fees

Excluded:

  • Restaurant Meals as indicated
  • Visa’s, Curios and Tips
  • Optional Excursions and Activities not in itinerary
  • Beverages

Highlights:

  • Kruger National Park Sunset and Full Day Game Drive
  • Panorama Route

Day 01: Johannesburg – Kruger National Park (Sabi River Lodge or similar)(D)(383km)

Our journey starts as we embark on an adventure from Johannesburg to the magnificent Kruger National Park. We start early in the morning by meeting our transfer at 6:45am at the OR Tambo International airport bus terminal. The route takes us through the picturesque Lowveld region, passing through Nelspruit, as we make our way to the renowned Kruger National Park. Along the way, we pause for a brief break at a charming trout farmstall, providing a perfect opportunity to stretch our legs and enjoy a quick lunch (personal expenses apply). After this refreshing break, we continue our journey to our chosen lodge within the Kruger National Park.

Upon our arrival and settling into the lodge, we eagerly anticipate an exciting activity in store for the evening. We take part in a captivating sunset open vehicle game drive within the boundaries of Kruger Park National Park, offering us a chance to witness the mesmerizing wildlife of this iconic wilderness.

Day 02: Kruger National Park (Sabi River Lodge or similar)(B, D)

Dedicated to immersing ourselves in the wonders of Kruger National Park. The day is filled with a thrilling full-day game drive, conducted in an open 4×4 game drive vehicle, led by a knowledgeable local guide. This adventure promises outstanding opportunities for wildlife sightings, including the sought-after Big Five, as well as a myriad of antelope and bird species.

While the day’s itinerary does not guarantee spotting all of the Big Five, such as the elusive leopard during daylight hours, we explore various waterholes throughout the day, aiming to encounter a wide array of Kruger’s incredible wildlife. Lunch is enjoyed at one of the rest camps within the park, with expenses covered individually.

Day 03: Kruger National Park (Sabi River Lodge or similar)(B, D)

We embark on the Panorama route, a journey that showcases some of the region’s most breathtaking natural wonders. This includes visits to the iconic Three Rondawels overlooking the Blyde River Canyon, Bourkes Potholes, and the awe-inspiring Gods Window, which provides a spectacular view of the Kruger Lowveld.

The morning is dedicated to exploring the Panorama route, while the afternoon grants leisure time back at our lodge, allowing you to relax and enjoy the surroundings at your own pace.

Day 04: Kruger National Park – Johannesburg (B)(420km)

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the lodge, allowing you some well-deserved downtime to catch up on your social media updates or finalize your plans for the next leg of your holiday. The lodge’s attentive staff will assist in arranging your transfer to the charming town of Hazyview, where you’ll rendezvous with your 12 noon transfer back to Johannesburg.

*Sandy Tracks reserves the right to amend the published accommodation in the itinerary at any time due to availability at the time of booking