Mpumalanga Panorama route, Kruger National Park and surrounds
Min Persons Required:
We collect our clients from all hotels, guesthouses, private homes or the airport. We drive in an air-conditioned vehicle via the Highveld farmlands to the picturesque Lowveld and Tremisana Lodge. You may rest in your air-conditioned chalet, have a quick refreshing dip in the pool, unwind at the bar or relax in the beautiful gardens. At around 17h00 we board the open Landcruiser for an exciting Big Five Sunset Drive. Your qualified guide will facilitate your first thrilling opportunity to experience the varied African fauna and flora. Watch the magnificent African sunset, and after darkness falls, use powerful spotlights to locate nocturnal animals. Dinner will be a BUSH BRAAI at the Marula Tree Boma deep in the bush. Overnight in comfortable, air-conditioned en suite thatch-roofed chalets.
Drive to the Orpen Gate of Kruger Park. Your custom-built open-sided vehicle allows for a total wildlife experience – you will not only have time to view game, but also to listen to and smell the African bush and its denizens. The absence of windows and elevated position allow for excellent photographic opportunities. The Orpen/Satara region has the greatest concentration of animals in the whole of Kruger Park. Sightings of the Big Five are guaranteed. You will have a great day of game-viewing and bird-watching in this truly outstanding wildlife paradise.
Enjoy an early morning Sunrise Drive on the open Landcruiser. After a hearty breakfast, there is an opportunity to purchase some memorabilia from our shop and take your last photos of the lush luxuriant gardens at Tremisana. We then drive to the awesome Blyde River Canyon and view the Three Rondawels. We return to Gauteng in the late afternoon. Airport dropoff by arrangement.
What to bring:
- Casual neutral-coloured clothes by day and a pullover for the Sunset Drive
- Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses and swimming gear
- Suncream and insect repellant
- Flashlight, binoculars and photographic equipment
- Money for drink, personal expenses and lunches in Kruger and on transfer days
- A keen pair of eyes to help us spot all the animals
3h sunset game drive in Balule Big Five Reserve
Bush braai at Marula Tree Boma
Full day in kruger park on open gameviewer
Sunrise game drive
Blyde River Canyon and Three Rondawels
Meals not specified
All items of a personal nature.
General Policies & Disclaimers
TARIFFS include all transfers, all entry fees, all game drives and game walks and accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. Excluded are lunches on transfer days and the day spent in Kruger Park, drinks, gratuities and personal items. Tariffs are valid for the full calendar year.
All tariffs are in SOUTH AFRICAN RANDS INDEMNITY FORMS must be signed at the start of your safari. We recommend that you take out insurance against personal accident, medical expenses and baggage loss.
TRANSFERS to and from Gauteng to our accommodation establishments are in airconditioned Toyota Quantums. We offer you excellent security as we conduct door-to-door collection from your homes, hotels, hostels or Oliver Tambo Airport, thus ensuring your safety. Lunchstops are made at Dullstroom or Nelspruit.
Guests on our BUSH WALKS are always accompanied by two armed rangers. Although there is no legal limit to the minimum age of participants, Viva Safaris is informed by the recommendations of FGASA (Field Guides Association of S.A.). FGASA recommends that the minimum age be 16. Tourists aged between 12 and 16 may be permitted to participate in the bush walks as long as their parents take full responsibility in ensuring their children strictly obey all instructions from our rangers.