3 Days Kruger National Park Safari

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Jump on this 3 Days Kruger National Park Safari and experience the essence of one of the world’s most famous national parks. Roam the wilderness on Big Five game drives in a private reserve and Kruger Park, and encounter the marvels of nature on a morning game walk. Enjoy a delicious traditional African meal around the boma fire. Your journey continues as you take in the sights of the Blyde River Canyon and Drakensberg Escarpment. This is the perfect safari for adventurers with limited time.

Day 1: The Greater Kruger National Park

3 Days Kruger National Park Safari

We depart Johannesburg and head for the Greater Kruger National Park where our safari adventure begins. After travelling through the Highveld farmlands, we descend the dramatic Drakensberg Escarpment and into the Lowveld, home to some of the most pristine private game reserves in South Africa and the world-renowned Kruger National Park.

We arrive at Thornhill Safari Lodge in time for a delicious lunch. After some relaxation time, we venture out on a late afternoon/evening Big Five game drive in open 4×4 safari vehicle in one of the neighbouring private reserves. Sundowner drinks and snacks are enjoyed at one of the waterholes en-route, enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the African bushveld before continuing our game drive into the night. After an exciting evening, we return to Thornhill to experience a traditional South African meal around the log fire.

Main Destination: Greater Kruger
Accommodation: Thornhill Safari Lodge
Mid-range lodge located inside Guernsey NR
Meals & Drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

Day 2: Kruger National Park safari

3 Days Kruger National Park Safari

It is an early rise as you are greeted by your guide as you enjoy a coffee before embarking on a day of exploration in the acclaimed Kruger National Park. Look forward to a safari experience that unfolds from the moment you enter the Kruger Park, and explore the best game drive routes the park has to offer. Our game drive takes us through a landscape like no other, with an amazing variety of wildlife, birds, plants and trees.

We break at a remote picnic site to enjoy our packed breakfast before continuing our safari, discovering the unspoiled and untamed wilderness that makes the Kruger Park so special. Our journey continues as we stop at the various viewpoints and waterholes whilst game viewing and bird-watching along the way. We return to the comforts of Thornhill Safari Lodge, and enjoy yet another taste of traditional African cuisine before retiring to the peaceful sounds of the African night.

Main Destination: Kruger National Park
Accommodation: Thornhill Safari Lodge
Mid-range lodge located 1-2hr drive from Kruger NP
Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)

Day 3: Bush Walk & Blyde River Canyon en-route to Jo’burg

3 Days Kruger National Park Safari

We begin our day with an early morning game walk, exploring the reserve on foot. Our qualified field guides will share their passion with you as you learn some fascinating facts about the environment and its inhabitants that surround you. After a tasty breakfast, we bid you farewell as you continue further on your South African journey.

Ascending the scenic Drakensberg Escarpment, we stop to view the spectacular setting of the Three Rondawels towering over the Blyde River Canyon en-route to Johannesburg. Please don’t book any international flights until after 10 pm this evening.

Main Destination: Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve (Panorama Route)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All visitors to South Africa must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveller.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest South African Embassy or Consulate.
VOLTAGE: 220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs. Power is from the government in the city/major towns and generator with inverter back up in the Safari Lodges and Camps.
CURRENCY: Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency.
CLOTHING: Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.
BAGGAGE: Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel.
WATER: You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration.
HEALTH; East Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards: Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.
DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure we are notified prior to travel
GRATUITIES: As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following: The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.


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  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Car Parking
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Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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