5 Day Budget Kruger Safari
The 5 Day Budget Kruger Safari is a great safari option, the safari includes all of the activities from the 4 Day Budget Kruger Safari with the addition of an added full day trip in the fantastic Kruger National Park. 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 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 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.
On Day 3 of the safari guests will enjoy a day trip along the Panorama Route, this is a beautiful experience full of stunning scenery and world class views. The Panorama route is the 3rd most visited nature area in South Africa after Kruger Park and Table Mountain and is a real highlight of any visit to the Lowveld. On this Day trip guests will visit Pinnacle Rock, God`s Window, Berlin Falls, Graskop, Pilgrims Rest and the Blyde River Canyon.
Day 4 of the Safari will see guests entering Kruger at sunrise for another full day exploring Kruger Park and enjoying many exciting wildlife sightings.
The 5th 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 5 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or you can click on the Enquire Here button below to send us a message from this site. The 5 Day Budget Kruger Safari can be customized and activities can be switched for various options, You can find out more by clicking HERE.
5 Day Budget Kruger Safari: Price 2019
$ 1 020 per person sharing
$ 1 395 per solo traveler
We provide all children under 12 a 25% discount.