This is a 3 day South African safari tour to the famous Kruger National Park. The 3 day Kruger safari tour showcases the best of big five African safari tour in South Africa.
About 3 Day Kruger Safari Tour
Kruger Safari Tour is one of our most popular Kruger safari packages. This 3 Day South African Safari is for those who want a novel experience and takes you to Kruger National Park. The first night of the Kruger Park Safari Tour is spent at a pleasant Private Game Lodge. This is in the Balule Game Reserve home to the Big Five.
The second night is spent in an enchanting Treehouse Camp near Kruger National Park. The treehouse is located on the banks of the unspoiled Klaserie River. Here you will be captivated by your surrounds in a private game reserve. This is home to the Big Five and many other animals.
Your journey back to Johannesburg is by way of the celebrated Panorama Route. This route is renowned for its spectacular scenery. The 3 Day Kruger Safari tour in Africa is an unforgettable wildlife experience, not to be missed.
3 Days Kruger Safari Tour Highlights:
This 3 day South African Safari highlights focuses on wildlife with game drives in Kruger National Park in South Africa.
- Great African wildlife game drives
- Beautiful Scenery, topography and landscape
- Nature walk
- Big Five Tracking
3 Days Kruger Safari Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Johannesburg to Private Game Reserve
You will be met on arrival for the Kruger Safari Tour by our South African safari guide. This will be followed by departure to the private game reserve. On arrival at your Game Lodge, we leave on a 3-hour sunset game drive. This will be done in an open sided land cruiser in search of the Big Five. The sunsets over the bush are magnificent rapidly followed by nightfall.
With the aid of a spotlight, you’ll scout for the nocturnal animals roaming this African wilderness. Dinner is a bush braai (barbecue) cooked over an open fire. This is at the Marula Tree Boma under a canopy of stars. Dinner over, you’ll continue the search for prowling predators as you head back to our lodge. With luck, we may see lion, hyena, jackal or perhaps the elusive leopard.
Back at your private lodge, you may unwind in your en-suite, air-conditioned chalets. You can decide to wander in the sub-tropical garden. Dinner and overnight on this 3 days Kruger safari package will be at your lodge.
About Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park is the flagship of the South African national parks and has been rated as one of the best wildlife parks in Africa, renowned for its incredible game viewing and Big 5 safaris. The best way to experience this untamed African bush is to get your feet on the ground and explore the magnificent region. The Kruger National Park offers an abundance of wildlife including approximately 507 bird species, 147 mammals as well as bushman rock paintings and archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela.
Apart from Big 5 game drives, guests can also enjoy bush walks, night drives, sleep-outs under the stars, bird-watching and off-road game drives in private areas of the Greater Kruger area. There are numerous private reserves bordering the Kruger National Park as well as private concessions with in the national park. Within these private areas are safari lodges to suit all travelers and all budgets.
Day 2: Kruger National Park
Your day on Kruger Safari Tour starts with an early hearty breakfast. This will be followed by boarding the open sided game viewing vehicles. You will head out to Orpen Gate, Kruger National Park. The elevated safari vehicle is ideal for game spotting and photo opportunities.
The game drive will concentrate the search in the Orpen / Satara area of the Park. Satara is renowned as an excellent game viewing area. The bush is open and there are large plains that support vast herds of giraffe, zebra and other antelope. These always draw hungry predators as there are many food opportunities on offer.
The Satara region of Kruger National Park boasts one of the largest concentrations of lions in Africa. At the end of an exciting day we head off to the delightful Treehouse Camp. This is located in a private game reserve near Kruger National Park. You will relax around the campfire reliving our unforgettable bush experience.
Day 3: Private Game Reserve to Johannesburg
This is the last day of your Kruger Safari in South Africa. You will begin this day of Kruger park safari tour early. With an armed game ranger, you will head into the bush to explore on foot. The silent approach means you are able to get up close to the animals. This is safe in the knowledge you are accompanied by our armed game ranger.
The ranger is a bush expert and will point out various interesting details. They include animal tracks, scats, insects, and birds. You will drive back to camp for breakfast. Your Kruger Safari Tour will then head out via the Drakensberg Escarpment back to Johannesburg. This route takes you on the scenic Panorama Route. It includes sections of the Blyde River Canyon, one of which is Three Rondavels viewpoint.
You will arrive back into Johannesburg at about 17h00. End the 3 days Kruger National Park safari with a drop off at your accommodation of choice in Johannesburg or at Oliver Tambo International Airport.
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3 Days Kruger Safari Tour Costs:
What is included in the 3 Days Kruger Safari Tour Cost?
- Accommodation in a Kruger national park safari lodge on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on 3 Days Kruger Safari Tour
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
3 Days Kruger Safari Tour Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 3 Days Kruger Safari Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes