Kruger Ground Hornbill Safari – 5Day

This is an ideal 4 night, 5 day tour with the best that Kruger has to offer for the traveller with a real interest in wildlife and whose wish is to spend a fair amount of time of their vacation in the bush.

Itinerary

Day 1: We depart from Johannesburg early morning at about 7:00 am or from Nelspruit about 12:30 pm for Kruger National Park. The journey from Johannesburg takes approximately 5 -6 hours driving time with a stop in between for a comfort break. We will be driving through the Drakensberg foothills for some of the time in the more scenic sections of Mpumalanga. The journey will be made in an air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver and upon arrival at the preferred gate to the park we will switch to an open safari vehicle. Game viewing starts as we enter and Kruger has some of the most spectacular game viewing in Africa. Look out for the Big 5, Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Giraffe, Hippo, Hyena, Zebra, Nyala along the way. We arrive at the rest camp at about 6:00 pm and check in to the accommodation. A room with en-suite bathroom with all amenities is provided to our guests. This evening after a fairly long day we use the camp restaurant where a selection of meals/drinks will be provided.
Day 2: This is our first full game-viewing day and our expert guide will start you off in the wee hours of the morning so as not to miss any of the primetime game viewing. Wake up and smell the coffee that your guide has prepared, a quick rusk and coffee and we are off. Dawn and dusk are the peak game movement hours especially for predators and there is a good chance to find leopard, cheetah, lions and hyenas out and about before they find a shady spot to spend the day. We will return to camp at about 10 am for a brunch prepared by your guide. The game drive will resume after everyone has had a chance to freshen up after the brunch or a siesta. This time we will get back at around 6:00 pm when the gates of the camp close for the night. You will have time to rest, relax and check your photographs while your guide either prepares the meal or we may use the camp restaurant where a selection of meals/drinks will be provided. Tonight we embark on a night drive to seek the aminals of the night.
Day 3: Today will be a repetition of yesterday however we will be changing rest camps and so it will be necessary to pack the previous night and be prepared this morning. A slightly later start at 7:00 am takes us on a day of game viewing and an enjoyable time in the bush. We will get back at around 6:00 pm when the gates of the camp close for the night. You have time to rest, relax and check your photographs while your guide gets dinner ready. Dinner will be served by our staff.
Day 4: Today will be very similar to yesterday except that everyone has had a first hand experience of being in the bush and so have a better idea of how long they wish to spend in the bush. This actually can vary on a daily basis depending on the sightings we encounter, the weather and of course your own inclinations as a group. There are many rest stops and picnic spots where we can have a bush breakfast instead of going back to the rest camp and depending on what is happening we are prepared for any eventuality. Stopping at a scenic spot for breakfast we continue on our game drive when everyone feels comfortable and there is no real pressure to get back to the camp. Shops and toilet facilities are available in many spots so we are able to take in a fair amount of area on a day drive. We will get back at around 6:00 pm when the gates of the camp close for the night. You have time to rest, relax and check your photographs while your guide gets dinner ready. Dinner will be served by our staff. This is usually in the form of a barbecue classic South African style known as a Braai.
Day 5: This morning we start slightly later as we give everyone a chance to pack all their things and prepare for the journey back to Johannesburg /Nelspruit. We depart from the rest camp at 7:30 am and head out catching game viewing opportunities along the way. The drive back to Johannesburg will take about 5-6 hours from the time we exit the park and switch to an air-conditioned vehicle from the open game viewer. We usually arrive in Johannesburg before 3:00pm. Of course the traffic plays an important role in the time taken.

Rates:

November 2018 to October 2019
R 15 800 per person sharing
R 19 700 single supplement
November 2019 to October 2020
R 18 200 per person sharing
R 22 700 single supplement
More Information
Included:
Open Safari vehicle with highly qualified and experienced guide
1 night drive
Bottled water
Accommodation
Meals where specified
Pick up and drop at Johannesburg / Hazyview / Malelane / Komatipoort / Nelspruit

Excluded:
Lunches
Soft drinks for drives
Additional night drives / bush walks
Overnight accommodation at Hazyview
Visit to Hoedspruit endangered wildlife center.
Panoramic tours.
25% surcharge for private Safari

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Reviews

  •   It was our first experience in South Africa and we loved it!! All the animals!! We saw 4 out of Big 5 and other animals that we didn’t know exist! It was a beautiful experience!! Really good service of the guide!!!!!!! Special Thanks to Coordinator Edwin and Driver Floyd

    thumb shankarkadur
    9/25/2019
  •   We spend 5 great days in Kruger nationalpark with Legendsafaris. It was a absolutly great time, every day was different with new experiences. We have seen all of the big 5 at least 4 times and also a lot of other animals.

    thumb Urs L
    9/24/2019
  •   We spend 5 great days in Kruger nationalpark with Legendsafaris. It was a absolutly great time, every day was different with new experiences. We have seen all of the big 5 at least 4 times and also a lot of other animals.

    thumb Urs L
    9/24/2019
  •   it was our first experience in South Africa and we loved it!! All the animals!! We saw a lot of elephants, girafe, buffalo, leopard, hipo, lionese, cocodriles, gurú, and other animals that we didn’t know exist! It was a beautiful experience!! Really good service of the guide!!!!!!!

    thumb Karla G
    9/19/2019
  •   We were an extended family of seven and had two full day safaris but each one was different. We had two different drivers, both with their own individual personalities and way of doing things. They were both on time, both were interesting and knowledgeable but their presentation of the information was different so we learned something new each time. My only suggestion would be to clean the vehicle and the blankets between guests as food wrappers, plastic water bottles, etc were left in the vehicle from prior guests. My grandchildren loved it and had a great time.

    thumb MiniTravels2015
    9/19/2019
  •   We were an extended family of seven and had two full day safaris but each one was different. We had two different drivers, both with their own individual personalities and way of doing things. They were both on time, both were interesting and knowledgeable but their presentation of the information was different so we learned something new each time. My only suggestion would be to clean the vehicle and the blankets between guests as food wrappers, plastic water bottles, etc were left in the vehicle from prior guests. My grandchildren loved it and had a great time.

    thumb Ruth M
    9/19/2019

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