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5 Day Kruger and Panorama Safari

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  • 5 Days
  • Kruger National Park
  • Min Age : 8 Years
  • OR Tambo
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5-Day Kruger and Panorama Safari Adventure

Embark on an action-packed and all-inclusive safari experience that encompasses the best of the wild, majestic landscapes, and quality accommodation with traditional meals. Discover the magic of South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park and the breathtaking Panorama Route.

  • Transfers: Enjoy seamless transfers to and from your safari adventure, ensuring a stress-free journey.

  • Night Safari: Experience the thrill of a night safari on a private concession within Kruger National Park, immersing yourself in the nocturnal wonders of the wilderness.

  • Full-Day Safari: Dive deep into the heart of Kruger with a full-day open vehicle safari. Our expert guides will lead you to the best wildlife sightings, including the renowned Big 5.

  • Morning Safari: Start your day with a morning safari, where the magic of the African sunrise sets the stage for unforgettable encounters with the park’s diverse wildlife.

  • Quality Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable lodgings with modern amenities, including Wi-Fi and air-conditioning in all rooms. Your comfort is our priority.

  • Traditional Meals: Savor the flavors of South Africa with traditional meals served at leading lodges, adding a cultural dimension to your adventure.

Remarkable Wildlife Encounters:

With a 95% success rate, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the Big 5 during your 5-day safari. Marvel at the splendor of lions, elephants, rhinoceroses, buffaloes, and leopards, among other fascinating creatures that call Kruger National Park home.

Your Journey Awaits:

Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the untamed beauty of South Africa, where every moment promises excitement, wonder, and a deep connection with nature.

Book your 5-Day Kruger and Panorama Safari now and let the adventure begin!


Price Includes
Your afternoon safari includes:

Experienced and licensed safari guides
1 Sunset Safari and 1 Night Safari
1 Full-Day Open Vehicle Safari in Kruger National Park
2 Morning Safaris in Kruger Park
1 Full-Day Panorama Safari
Transfers to and from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
4 Nights of Accommodation in Hazyview
4 Breakfasts or breakfast packs
4 Dinners
5 Days of Conservation Levies and Entry Fees
2 Lunches
Complimentary mineral waters provided on all drives


Excluded from Price

Please note that conservation fees are not included in the safari price and should be paid separately.

Any meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal items and expenses
Tips or gratuities


Tour Schedule

Day 1: Journey to Kruger
Day 2: Full Day in Kruger
Day 3: Panorama Route Exploration
Day 4: Morning Safari and Leisure
Day 5: Final Safari and Return
Accommodation

  • Early Morning: Depart from Johannesburg and travel to Hazyview.
  • Midday: Check-in to your comfortable accommodation, followed by a light lunch at the Lodge. Take some time to relax, swim, or rest before the exciting Night Safari.
  • Late Afternoon: Depart for Kruger Park on a private concession for your first night safari, complete with sundown drinks.
  • Evening: Return to the lodge for a delightful dinner.

  • Early Morning: Start your day with coffee and tea before embarking on a full day safari. Your experienced guides will pause for breakfast at one of Kruger’s rest camps around 9 am.
  • Midday: Enjoy lunch at a Kruger rest camp, with an opportunity for curio shopping and a relaxing meal.
  • Late Afternoon: Return to the lodge for leisure activities, including swimming, walks, or relaxation in air-conditioned rooms with Wi-Fi. You can also sip a cocktail by the pool.
  • Evening: Dinner is served at 18:30, offering you the chance to enjoy a glass of wine alongside Traditional African dishes.

  • Early Morning: Relish a full English breakfast at the lodge before setting off for the Northern Drakensberg Mountains. Your journey includes visits to God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Lisbon Waterfalls, and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.
  • Midday: Stop for lunch in Graskop, a charming Highveld town, with time for curio shopping and a delightful meal.
  • Late Afternoon: Return to the lodge for relaxation, whether it’s swimming, strolling, or enjoying the comforts of air-conditioned rooms and Wi-Fi. Alternatively, unwind with a poolside cocktail.
  • Evening: Dinner awaits at 18:30, featuring a glass of wine and Traditional African cuisine.

  • Early Morning: Coffee and tea are served before departing for a morning safari. Breakfast awaits at one of Kruger’s rest camps around 9 am.
  • Midday: Return to the lodge at around 11:30 AM for a light lunch. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure, giving you a well-deserved break after early mornings and safaris.
  • Late Afternoon: Spend the afternoon as you please.
  • Evening: Dinner is served at 18:30, accompanied by a glass of wine and Traditional African flavors.

  • Early Morning: Start the day with coffee and tea, then depart for a morning safari. Breakfast will be at one of Kruger’s rest camps around 9 am.
  • Midday: The guide will return to the lodge around 11:30 AM. Here, you’ll meet the transfer vehicle for your journey back to Johannesburg.
  • Late Afternoon: Arrive at OR Tambo International Airport or your selected local lodges.

 

Kurt Safari offers accommodation in two exceptional lodges in the Hazyview area: Umbhaba Eco Lodge and, if fully booked, Hazyview Sun. Both lodges provide quality lodging and are conveniently situated within a 15-minute drive of either Numbi or Phabeni gates to Kruger National Park. We prioritize quality accommodation to ensure an exceptional experience for all our clients during tours and safaris.

Embark on this incredible journey, immersing yourself in the wild beauty of South Africa’s Kruger National Park and the awe-inspiring Panorama Route.

Departure & Return Location

Pickup Schedule:

  • 06:30 AM – 06:45 AM: Clients will be conveniently collected from lodges located within a 5 km radius of OR Tambo International Airport.
  • 06:45 AM – 07:00 AM: For added convenience, clients can also be picked up from the Shuttle and Bus Terminal at OR Tambo International Airport. Please refer to the map below for location details. Departure is scheduled for 7:15 AM.

For those in need of airport transportation, modern options such as the Gautrain or Uber are readily available.

Airport Pickup Options

Clients have the flexibility to fly directly into Skukuza Kruger National Park or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports, where our dedicated Kurt Safari Guide will greet them at no extra charge.

For flight information, please visit www.flyairlink.com.

Flight Schedule:

  • Flights depart daily from Johannesburg – OR TAMBO International at 11:00 AM, arriving before 12:00 PM at Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP).
  • Flights depart daily from Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP) at 13:00 PM, landing at Johannesburg – OR Tambo International Airport around 14:00 PM.
  • Flights depart daily from Cape Town at 10:30 AM, arriving before 13:00 PM at Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP).
  • Flights depart daily from Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP) at 13:30 PM, landing in Cape Town at 16:00 PM at OR Tambo International Airport.

Rates

Effective from 1st November 2023 to 31st October 2024:

  • R20,830.00 per person sharing
  • R22,520.00 for the single supplement

Children aged 11 years and below, when sharing with parents, enjoy a 50% discount. Please note that the minimum age for participants is 8 years, and a minimum of 2 clients is required.

For a seamless travel experience to your Kruger adventure, choose Kurt Safari.

Day 1: Arrival and Sunset Safari

(Lunch & Dinner included)

  • Guests will be collected between 6:30 AM and 6:45 AM from lodges and hotels within a 5 km radius of OR Tambo International Airport. For added convenience, pickups are also available at the OR Tambo International Airport shuttle and bus terminal between 6:45 AM and 7:00 AM. Departure is scheduled for 7:15 AM.
  • Clients can opt for direct flights into Skukuza Kruger National Park or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports, where they will be greeted by a Kurt Safari Guide at no extra cost.
  • Prior to the tour, please confirm your pickup details at online@kurtsafari.com. Please note that these are shared departures. The journey will take you directly to our lodge in Hazyview, arriving between 11:30 AM and 12:00 PM.
  • After settling in, enjoy a relaxing light lunch, followed by the opportunity to swim or take a leisurely walk around the beautiful lodge and its scenic trails.
  • Depart for a Sunset-Night safari in Kruger National Park, where the magical golden hour enhances wildlife sightings. In winter, the night drives are longer, while summer offers stunning sunsets. Your guide will strive to provide you with the best wildlife encounters before returning to the lodge around 8:00 PM for a delightful dinner.

Day 2: Full Day Open Vehicle Safari

(Breakfast & Dinner included; lunch at your own expense)

  • Start your day before sunrise as you venture into Kruger National Park, the place where the sun rises in Mpumalanga. This is the prime time for wildlife sightings, especially predators.
  • The lodge will provide breakfast packs, and your guide will pause for a breakfast break and coffee after about 3 hours of exploration. Your safari will cover various eco-zones, including rivers, watering holes, plains, and Bushveld regions.
  • Lunch will be enjoyed at a rest camp at your own expense, offering a chance for curio shopping or a refreshing cold beer. Your guide will continue the safari towards the lodge, arriving around 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Here, you can relax, swim, and savor a delicious dinner.

Day 3: Panorama Route Exploration

(Breakfast & Dinner included; lunch on your own)

  • Embark on a full-day Panorama tour, featuring iconic attractions such as God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon (the world’s 3rd largest canyon), Lisbon Waterfall, the 3 Rondavels, and the charming town of Graskop.
  • Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the lodge at 7:30 AM. Your guide will meet you at 8:00 AM in a closed air-conditioned vehicle. The Panorama Route starts after a 45-minute drive from Hazyview, leading to the Northern Drakensberg Mountain range.
  • The varied temperatures along this route call for comfortable walking shoes and a jacket. Explore God’s Window, with stunning views as far as Kruger on a clear day. Bourke’s Luck Potholes, formed by centuries of water erosion, offers captivating carvings and holes. Enjoy a 1-hour walk amidst waterfalls.
  • Blyde River Canyon, the 3rd largest canyon globally, boasts a 40 km length and 1,200 m depth, with the 3 Rondavels standing prominently. Your guide will also take you to Lisbon Falls.
  • Lunch and curio shopping will be in Graskop, famous for its pancakes, allowing time for a leisurely stroll. Return to the lodge around 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
  • After a great day, unwind with a drink, swim, and dinner at the lodge, preparing for an exciting morning safari in Kruger.

Day 4: Morning Safari and Leisure

(Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner included)

  • Depart before sunrise for another morning safari, focusing on animals and areas yet to be explored. Kruger National Park’s diverse wildlife ensures no two safaris are the same.
  • Return to the lodge around 11:00 AM. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure with options to swim, take scenic walks, sample local beers, or simply bask in the African weather. A light lunch and delectable dinner will be served at the lodge.

Day 5: Final Safari and Departure

(Breakfast included; lunch at your own expense)

  • Your last safari in Kruger National Park begins early, providing a chance to savor the wilderness and perhaps spot the elusive leopard. Your experienced guides will go the extra mile to make this safari unforgettable.
  • After a short breakfast and coffee break, continue the safari, returning to the lodge by around 12:00 PM. Bid farewell to your guide and freshen up before the journey back to Johannesburg.
  • The shuttle will collect clients at approximately 12:30 PM, with arrivals at Johannesburg OR Tambo shuttle terminal and lodges within a 5 km radius expected between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
  • Please note: Clients departing from OR Tambo International Airport on the last day should avoid booking flights earlier than 8:00 PM for domestic and 9:00 PM for international flights.

Discover the wonders of Kruger National Park and the panoramic beauty of South Africa on this enriching 5-day adventure with Kurt Safari.

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Accommodation

In and around the Kruger National Park

During your adventure with Kurt Safari, your comfort is of utmost importance. We provide top-notch accommodation at two exceptional 4-star lodges in the Hazyview area: Umbhaba Eco Lodge and, when fully booked, Hazyview Sun. Both lodges are conveniently located within a 15-minute drive of either the Numbi or Phabeni gates of Kruger National Park.

Our commitment to quality extends to all aspects of your journey, ensuring that your accommodation experience is nothing short of exceptional. Each room is thoughtfully serviced and features an en-suite bathroom for your convenience. Your safety is a priority, and we provide secure lodgings for your peace of mind.

Rest easy in comfortable 4-star surroundings, knowing that Kurt Safari takes care of every detail to make your tour and safari experience truly memorable.

Join us for an adventure where comfort meets quality, and your satisfaction is our mission.

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Amenities

Pool for swimming
Bar available on the premises
Rooms with air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi included
Personal balconies for guests
Safaris in Kruger Park
Regular housekeeping services
In-room wall safe for security