Kruger Safari (Accommodated)

Tour Code 19KS4A. Accommodated Overland
4 days from
$607 USD
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Plus 130 USD optional Adventure Pass
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Suitable for Ages: 18 to 39. Group Size: Maximum 24

Experience South Africa's best known National Park

Travel from Pretoria through Mpumalanga's picturesque Panorama route to see views over the magnificent Blyde River Canyon. The highlight of this overland tour is undoubtedly the famed Kruger National Park with its wide variety of animals. Enjoy wildlife viewing in South Africa's best known National park.

Please note: This tour will depart and end in Pretoria in 2019 – please contact Acacia for departure hotel details.

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Day 1. Pretoria to Kruger National Park Highlights. Blyde River Canyon, South Africa. Accommodation. Hotel Numbi.

We start this tour leaving South Africa's administrative city Pretoria and make our way across majestic mountains to the Panorama Route where we can view the breathtaking Blyde River Canyon. Travelling on, we arrive at Hazyview, a small town bordering the Kruger National Park and to our accommodation for the next few nights.

Day 2. Kruger National Park Highlights. Kruger National Park, South Africa. Accommodation. Hotel Numbi.

Rising early, we board the open 4x4 game driver vehicles with our resident guide and head to the Kruger National Park. Home to over 505 species of birds and 148 species of mammals (and many reptiles), we head into the bushveld and begin our safari.

The day is spent enthusiastically seeking out not only the Big Five - Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Buffalo and Leaopard; but also the countless other animals. See the majestic giraffe towering over the flat-topped Acacia trees and the dazzling zebras posing among the tall grasses. We pause in the heat of the afternoon and take a break at one of the rest camps where the local info centre will also have information on sightings in the area.

In the late afternoon, we return to our comfortable accommodation and enjoy a lovely cooked dinner around the open fire.

Day 3. Kruger National Park Accommodation. Hotel Numbi.

Kruger has a number of different plant biomes which span from north to south and give rise to a variety of habitats for its inhabitants. For this reason there is such a great variety of birds and animals which we seek out again today.

After breakfast, we re-enter the park for our second day's game driving experience. With a camera and binoculars at hand, we drive in our open 4x4 safari vehicles traversing the terrain in search of any wildlife we may have missed the day before.

Day 4. Hazyview to Pretoria

Today, we make our way back to Pretoria where our tour ends in the late afternoon.

*Transfer is by shared shuttle bus

Suggested Pre-Tour Accommodation.

Sentinel Hotel, Pretoria

Situated in the heart of Pretoria's diplomatic district, this hotel offers twin/double en-suite rooms, a fully stocked restaurant/bar and a swimming pool for those chilled days.

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Suggested Post-Tour Accommodation.
Sentinel Hotel, Pretoria

Situated in the heart of Pretoria's diplomatic district, this hotel offers twin/double en-suite rooms, a fully stocked restaurant/bar and a swimming pool for those chilled days.

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Additional Info

PRE TOUR ACCOMMODATION:
This tour departs Pretoria early on day 1; we strongly recommend therefore that you plan to arrive the day before departure to overcome any jet-lag and acclimatise to Africa. We would be happy to book pre-tour accommodation for you – please call or email us (or speak to your agent) with your arrival details and accommodation requirements. However please book early to avoid disappointment and the risk of having to find more expensive (or less convenient) lodgings.

If time allows, we also suggest planning a night or two extra (after your tour) to make the most of Pretoria and the surrounding area.

ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS:
These are optional activities that are booked during your holiday and paid directly to the provider while on tour. These options offer a variety of experiences and allow you the freedom to decide what activities you would like to do.

ACCOMMODATION:
Twin share en-suite accommodation with facilities (3 nights) with a bar and a swimming pool.

TRANSPORT: 24-seater, self-contained, custom-built safari truck with on-board tables, plug sockets, freezer, water tank, library, safety features and 70-litre individual lockers, 4x4 safari vehicle, shuttle bus.

GAME PARK VISITS:
In order to maximise the quality of game driving and to comply with local authority rulings, some of our National Park visits and game viewing is carried out using services provided by local African ground handlers. As well as enhancing our experience using local guides and smaller vehicles it also allows us to contribute at a ‘grassroots’ level to local economies from which local people benefit.

TOUR STYLE:
This is a participation tour and your help will be needed in assisting with the various day to day duties, such as shopping, cooking and keeping the truck tidy (usually on a rota basis). But don’t worry it’s not all hard work and it’s a great way to meet the local people and get to know your fellow travellers. Your contribution benefits the success of the tour - most people find the greater their involvement, the greater their enjoyment of the whole trip. Our accommodated tour option travels together with the camping counterpart.

Meals
3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners

Accommodation
3 nights twin share accomodation

Includes.
Fully equipped safari vehicle
Camping and cooking equipment
All road tolls and vehicle taxes
All ground transportation
Meals as indicated
Services of two crew

Highlights:
Panorama Route
2 days, Kruger NP, Game Drives *

*Highlights are included in the Adventure Pass
Excludes.
Adventure Pass Activities and Excursions
Visas
Flights
Travel insurance
Departure taxes
Airport transfers
Optional activities
Drinks, tips
Items of a personal nature
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Adventure Pass

Every Overland tour has an Adventure Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

130 USD or 140 USD (If prepaid)

This pass is an optional add-on for this tour.

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