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3 Day Budget Kruger Safari

The 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari has been specifically designed to provide a great safari experience for guests that have a limited amount of time as well as a tighter budget. The 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari includes all of the main highlights in Kruger National Park and the surrounding areas. The transfer from O.R. Tambo airport in Johannesburg departs at 6:45am on day 1. Guests will be transferred in comfort and safety to Hoedspruit, a small town bordering the Greater Kruger. The transfer will take about 6 hours and will take guests through some dramatic scenery as the road winds its way over and down the Drakensberg Escarpment on route to the Lowveld.

Guests can enjoy a quick lunch at the Rock Fig centre before meeting the guide and departing on a excursion to Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. This centre takes care of injured animals where the injuries have been a result of interaction with humans, whilst here guests will enjoy learning about the different methods of caring for injured and orphaned animals and get the chance to get up close and personal with some of the centres more friendly inhabitants.

Guests of the 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari are accommodated in Rafiki Bush Lodge inside the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, this is a gorgeous lodge tucked into a quiet bushy corner of the Estate. The estate is home to numerous animal species including zebra, giraffe, impala, kudu, leopard and hyena. There are no Lion, buffalo, elephant or rhino on the estate and it is a great place to stretch the legs and go exploring on foot or on a bicycle. Rafiki Bush Lodge will cater all the dinners and breakfasts while on the 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari.

On Day 2 of the Safari guests will get to visit Kruger National Park on a full day open vehicle safari. The guide will pick guests up at 5am and drive straight to the gates of Kruger park and start searching high and low for all the amazing animals to be found. The area that the guide will be exploring is a fantastic area for finding Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe and many other herbivores. Whilst inside the park guests will stop at a picnic site for breakfast and visit one of the main park camps for an own expense lunch. The 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari ends at around 5pm and guests will be returned to Rafiki Bush Lodge to enjoy the evening and reminisce on a great day in Kruger National Park.

The 3rd days activity is a trip to a Local Community  Centre called Hlokomela, This in international project that is working to better the health and lives of the local communities and farm workers. On this trip you will visit the local clinic, the preschool, the herb garden project and the Hlokomela market.

The transfer back to Johannesburg departs at 11am and guests will be dropped off at O.R. Tambo airport at around 5pm. The Airport hotels all provide free airport transfers and are a great place to spend the night.

The 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari is a great way for guests to experience the African bush at pocket friendly price. Have a look at the full itinerary below and if you have any questions please feel free to send them through to us at mail@wildplanetsafari.com or you can click on the Enquire Here button below to send us a message from this site. The 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari can be customized and activities can be switched for various options, You can find out more by clicking HERE.

3 Day Budget Kruger Safari: Price 2019

$ 590 per person Sharing

$ 770 per solo traveler

We provide all children under 12 a 25% discount.

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Leopard spotted on 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari
Lion King spotted on a 3 Day Kruger Budget Safari
Buffalo in Kruger National Park

3 Day Budget Kruger Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Wildife Estate

Today your 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari begins, you will be required to meet at O.R. Tambo airport at 6:30 am for the transfer to Hoedspruit. Hoedspruit is a small town on the border of the greater Kruger the town has been developed around the tourism industry and there are many great wildlife activities on offer.

You will arrive in Hoedspruit at around 1:30pm. Here you can enjoy lunch (own expense) before you depart on an exciting trip to Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre. Here you can see how the wildlife is rehabilitated to be released back into the wild and you can meet some of the famous animals that live there.

After this fun and informative experience you will be transferred to your accommodation for the Safari. The lodge is situated inside the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, this is an estate that embraces the bush and the wildlife and there are many non dangerous game species on the estate. You can go on a bush walk or bicycle ride in the game area.

Dinner will be served at the lodge this evening.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Kruger National Park.

Early this morning you will be met by your guide and open safari vehicle for an exciting day trip into Kruger National Park. You will get to the gate at sunrise and enter through Orpen Gate in the central region of Kruger.

The area that you will spend the day in is a fantastic area and wildlife sightings here are excellent. It is the Savannah grassland biome of the park and this area has lots of open grasslands that attract many grazing animals. This is also the predator capital of the park and offer the best chances of finding lion in Kruger.

You will have a packed picnic breakfast to enjoy in the morning as you slowly wind your way through the bush. If you are lucky you may find a leopard in the early morning. You will stop for lunch at Satara Rest Camp (own expense) and after this you will spend the afternoon in search of some more exciting wildlife encounters. You will return to Hoedspruit in the late afternoon and enjoy a scrumptious Dinner at the lodge.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 3: Hoedspruit to Johannesburg.

This morning you will enjoy a lovely breakfast at the lodge before you are collected for a trip to an award winning local community project, Hlokomela. This in international project that is working to better the health and lives of the local communities and farm workers. On this trip you will visit the local clinic, the preschool, the herb garden project and the Hlokomela market. This is a great cultural visit and a wonderful experience to see how people from so many different backgrounds come together for the betterment of the community.

After the trip is done you will be dropped of at the transfer point at the Kamagelo Tourism centre for the trip back to Johannesburg. You will arrive back at O.R. Tambo airport at around 5pm and lunch is own expense on the way.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded in this Safari

Included in the 3 Day Budget Kruger Safari…

*Return transfer to Kruger from Johannesburg
*Park fees
*Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
*Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)
*All accommodation for 2 nights
*Full Day Open Vehicle Kruger Safari
*Hlokomela
*A professional driver/guide
*All transportation

Excluded in this Safari…
*International flights
*Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
*Tips: tipping guideline of $10 per person per day for the guide and crew
*Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees and other personal items)

3 Day Budget Kruger Safari: Price 2019

$ 590 per person Sharing

$ 770 per solo traveler

We provide all children under 12 a 25% discount.

More Options HOME PAGE Enquire Here

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