Adventurous 5 Day Kruger Tented Safari

Adventurous Kruger safari with tented accommodation. For the adventurous traveler, we have created a 5-day Kruger Wildlife Tented Safari.

Tented Safari Highlights

Open vehicle guided game drives |  Comfortable accommodation | Good food | Top Notch Service | Professional Transfers | Panorama Route

What’s included

  • Transfer in comfortable, A/C vehicle
  • lodge and tented camp Accommodation
  • Breakfast & dinners
  • Sunset drive in open game viewer
  • Full day game drive in Kruger NP
  • Morning nature walk
  • Visit To Blyde River Canyon

What's excluded

  • Bar drinks
  • Lunches
  • Snacks/Purchases en-route
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Schedule for 5 Day Kruger Tented Safari

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG – Kruger
Early Morning Pickup in Johannesburg and overland drive to Hazyview, Kruger – scheduled comfort stops en-route
Midday Arrive Hazyview and check in at lodge
Early Afternoon Settle in and explore lodge
Late Afternoon Sunset game drive in Kruger National Park
Evening Freshen up, drinks at bar, dinner and own time. Overnight
DAY 2:  Kruger NATIONAL PARK
Early Morning Coffee, tea and biscuits followed by sunrise game drive in Kruger Park
Midday Lunch stop
Early Afternoon Game drive in Kruger National Park
Late Afternoon Return to lodge. Own time
Evening Freshen up, drinks at bar, dinner and own time. Overnight
DAY 3:  Panorama route
Early Morning Scrumptious full course breakfast
Morning - Midday Scenic stops along the Panorama Route
Afternoon Lunch stop
Late Afternoon Return to lodge. Own time
Evening Freshen up, drinks at bar, dinner and own time. Overnight
DAY 4:  Optional activities
Early Morning Scrumptious full course breakfast
During the day Optional activities
Afternoon Lunch stop
Late Afternoon Return to lodge. Own time
Evening Freshen up, drinks at bar, dinner and own time. Overnight
DAY 5:  Return Johannesburg
Early Morning Optional Game Drive OR Breakfast at lodge and own time
Midday Transfer to shuttle
Early Afternoon Overland transfer to Johannesburg - comfort stop along the way
Late Afternoon Drop off at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

Day by Day Itinerary for Kruger Tented Safari

Day 1:

This Kruger budget safari departs daily from Johannesburg OR Tambo airport

You travel East passing picturesque landscapes and farmlands on route to our lodge near Kruger. There are two 15 minute comfort stops en route. You will also be able to buy snacks and refreshments during these comfort stops. ETA in Hazyview is around 1 pm.

After check in you will have time relax and freshen up before boarding an open sided landcruiser for an exciting 2 – 2.5 hour sunset game drive in Kruger National Park. The lodge is about 15 – 20  minutes drive from the Phabeni Kruger Gate.

After your safari game drive you return to the lodge where you can unwind, have drinks and relax.

Game viewing vehicle

Dinner & Overnight in safari tents

Day 2:

This morning you will enjoy coffee/tea and rusks before departing on full day of game viewing in the Kruger National Park (Skukuza area). A Packed breakfast is included.  Game drives are in small groups in specially modified open sided land cruisers.

The Skukuza area is rich in wildlife and the elevated height of the 4×4 open sided vehicle makes for excellent viewing and photographic opportunities. You’ll enjoy lunch at one of the park’s restaurants.  (own account). After lunch we start the afternoon game drive in the Kruger National Park.

Game drive in Kruger National Park

During these game drives, you’ll see a wide variety of wildlife and have plenty of photographic opportunities. After our tour, we’ll make our way to back to our lodge or camp.

Dinner & Overnight in safari tents

Safari tent

Day 3:

Today you will go on a tour of the Panorama Route. You depart on this 8 hour scenic excursion just after a scrumptious full course breakfast. Scenic stops along the Panorama Route include

  • God’s Window
  • The Pinnacle
  • Bourke’s Luck Potholes
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Wonderview
  • Three Rondawels
  • Graskop & Pilgrim’s Rest
  • At least 1 of the following waterfalls: Lisbon Falls, Mac-Mac Falls, Lone creek Falls. (Depends on time of year and rainfall)
  • Lunch at Harries pancakes at own cost.

Three Rondavels

Day 4:

Today you can decide which activities you wish to partake in. Some possibilities include:

A bush walk, quad biking, water rafting, cultural tour or even a round of golf.

You can see a more comprehensive list by following the web link below

Optional activities – Hazyview | Kruger

After participating in one or two optional activities you will have time to relax at the lodge.

Bar area

Dinner and overnight in safari tents

Day 5:

This is the last day of your African Kruger Tented Safari. This morning you have a choice between another morning game drive or a relaxing at the lodge. This is an optional game drive and for own account (payable at the lodge)

You will then return to Johannesburg with the shuttle. Comfort stops on the way. Drop off at Johannesburg OR Tambo airport around 5.30 pm.

This is the end of your 5 day Kruger Tented Safari.