Kruger National Park Safari
This is a 3 day Kruger National Park Safari. This South African safari takes you to Kruger National Park. You’ll also visit Sabi Sand Game Reserve on this Southern Africa safari tour.
About the 3 day Kruger National Park Safari
This is a 3 day Kruger National Park safari. This South African safari takes you to Kruger National Park. You’ll also visit Sabi Sand Game Reserve on this Southern Africa safari tour.
The 3-day Kruger National Park safari is designed for those who have no time. Those who want a quick and affordable way to see the Kruger National Park. This will be in the company of an expert guide, but with short on time.
You’ll embark on a 3 day safari to the Kruger and Sabi Sand. This makes you feel as if you are back in time to an exploration eras. Those were the days when Western explorers discovered an untamed Africa. There were many wildlife animals roaming in plenty.
Your 3 day Kruger National Park safari starts and ends in Johannesburg.
Highlights of the 3 day Kruger National Park Safari
Highlight of the 3 day Kruger National Park safari is wildlife viewing. Other highlights include:
- 2 nights/3 days safari
- Regular, scheduled departures
- Departs from Johannesburg or Nelspruit
- Open vehicle game drives in Kruger National Park
- Experienced guide
- Small groups (max 9)
- Best game viewing areas in Kruger National Park
- Night drive possible as optional extra
- Courtesy binoculars, map book and reference books on board
Detailed 3 Day Kruger National Park Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Johannesburg - Sabi Sand Game Reserve
You will be met at your hotel in Johannesburg. This is by our South African safari representative. He will brief you on this 3-day Kruger National Park safari. You will leave making your way towards the Tydon Safari Camp.
This South African safari camp is at Shaw’s Gate. This is at the entrance gate to the World renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve. You will have time to check into your room and freshen up. This will be followed by an evening game drive in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
A camp fire in the boma welcomes you back after dark. You will have beverages before you sit down for dinner. You’ll enjoy a well-prepared dinner under stars. You may opt to have it in the main dining area.
About Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Sabi Sand is the most prestigious game reserve in South Africa. This South African game reserve is popular for some of the best Big Five game safaris in the world.
The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is in the southwestern corner of Kruger National Park. The reserve shares a 50km unfenced border with this world famous South national Park. The reserve offers an exclusive experience with some of the world’s most luxurious lodges. Here you are assured of great service and fine dining.
The area is divided into individual private game reserves. All these reserves offer the ultimate Big Five experience. There are no fences between the private game reserves and the Kruger Park. Animals wander across vast stretches of grazing land as they did years and years ago.
This is one of the richest game populations in the country. The chances of seeing the Big Five are excellent. The big five include lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. You are almost guaranteed with sightings of the Big Five. The reserve is also famous for incredible leopard sightings.
Day 2: Kruger National Park Safari Drive
Your 3 day Kruger National Park safari will start early. This is to witness to a breath-taking array of golden and red colors. This happens as the sunrise shines its rays over the African wilderness. You will enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. This is served at the main Lodge area.
Your 3 day Kruger National Park safari will embark on a morning game drive. Today you will be in the Kruger National Park. You’ll be in search of wildlife animals to view and photograph. Return back to Tydon Safari Camp it time for a mid-morning breakfast.
Your 3 day Kruger National Park safari will take a break to relax. This is during the heat of the day. This time can be spent by the pool side or on a leisure walk around the Camp. You’ll have your light lunch served between 1230 hrs and 1400 hrs. This will be followed by an afternoon game drive at 1500 hrs.
Comb Kruger National Park for its wildlife animals, bird species, fauna and flora. These will leave you feeling enriched and most rewarded. You will return to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
About Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park is one of the biggest National Parks in Africa. It is at the North-Eastern tip of South Africa and spans over the Mpumalanga and Limpopo province. The parks surface area spans 19633 km². There are many of the surrounding private reserves. They have removed their fences, allowing wildlife to roam between reserves. This has created a wildlife area like no other. This has made beauty soaks itself into anyone who visits this diverse place.
The Sabie Game Reserve was the original name. It was proclaimed in 1892 by the president of the Transvaal Republic, Paul Kruger.
In May 1926 the Sabie and Shingwedzi were combined to create the Kruger National Park. There are 254 cultural heritage sites in the Kruger including rock art sites.
Homo erectus (early humans) roamed the area between 500 000 and 100 000 years ago. Cultural artefacts have been found from 100 000 to 30 000 years ago.
Evidence of the San and Iron Age people who lived on these lands 1500 years ago. There are tales of the Nguni and European explorers and settlers in the Kruger area.
Day 3: Kruger - Johannesburg
This is the last day of your 3 day Kruger National Park safari. You will leave after breakfast and check out. Today your 3 day Kruger National Park safari will head back to Johannesburg. This drive takes you via Gods Window, Lisbon Falls and Graskop. You will stop en-route for lunch which is at cost. You are expected back to Johannesburg at approximately 1730 hrs. You will end your 3 day Kruger National Park safari with a drop off. This can either be at your hotel or the airport for departure.
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3 Day Kruger National Park Safari Costs
3 Day Kruger National Park Safari Costs includes:
- Return road transfers from Johannesburg/Nelspruit in an air-conditioned minibus
- Kruger Park entrance and daily conservation fees
- 2 Nights' accommodation inside Kruger Park
- Breakfasts/brunches and dinners
- All game drives in open safari vehicle
- Accompanied by an expert guide
- Limited refreshments, tea and coffee
3 Day Kruger National Park Safari Price excludes:
- Flights, visas and airport tax
- Personal travel insurance
- Lunches/meals not specified
- Optional extras
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
What to Carry on the 3 Day Kruger National Park Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes
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