Day 1 : 07h30 : Johannesburg to Kaapschehoop : 320km
Early departure from Johannesburg via the N4 to the Mpumalanga Province passing through towns such Witbank (eMahlahleni), Nelspruit (Mbombela) Near Nelspruit, we visit the small village known as “KaapscheHoop” and look for the wild horses that were left either by the Boer or English forces during the Anglo Boer War. Kaapschehoop is one of the two places in South Africa that has wild horses;the other is in Kleinmond in the Cape.Kaapsche Hoop is also home to the Blue Swallows - Blue swallows are extremely rare in South Africa, with only 131 birds being found during the 2005 bird census, during this census only 34 birds were found in Mpumalanga, mostly at Kaapsche Hoop, Sabie and Graskop.
Afternoon at leisure to explore Kaapsche Hoop.
Dinner and overnight at Silvermist Guesthouse
Day 2 : 08h00 : Kruger National Park Skukuza : 180km
Enjoy breakfast and then depart for Kruger Park at 08h00 via Nelspruit and Malelane.Enter Kruger Park via Crocodile Bridge on our way to Skukuza camp
Lunch at Lower Sabie
Travelling along the river’s edge towards Skukuza we should see the animals coming down to the water to drink. Stopping at Sunset dam on our way.
Overnight and Dinner will be at the Skukuza Camp Restaurant
Day 3 : 07h00 : Kruger National Park : 50km
Today we can enjoy an early morning game drive before we return to camp for breakfast.
Explore Skukuza camp, visit the Museum and then depart for more game viewing. We will visit Lake Panic and have some time in the Hide before we return to camp in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Skukuza with a lovely Bush Braai
Day 4 : 07h00 : Kruger Park – Hoedspruit : 160km
Depart after breakfast to Hazyview for a visit to the Elephant Whispers where we will have a very interesting tour and interaction with the Elephants
After lunch we drive to Hoedspruit
Dinner and overnight in Hoedspruit at Timbavati Chalets in Hoedspruit
Day 5 : 09h00 Kapama Cheetah Project : 80km
After breakfast we visit Kapama Cheetah Project and tour of the Cheetah’s, the rare King Cheetah and wild dogs.Lunch at Kapama.
Relax for the rest of the afternoon and enjoy an open vehicle game drive in the late afternoon
Dinner and overnight at Timbavati Chalets
Day 6 : 09h00 Jessica the Hippo & Blyde river boat cruise : 100km
After breakfast, we depart for our visit with Jessica the Hippo. Enjoy meeting this friendly Hippo up close. After Jessica and lunch at the Boabab restaurant we depart for a boat cruise on the Blyde River lake with some of the most stunning views and landscapes of the Blyde River Canyon seeing the very rare living “Kadishi Tufa” waterfall (2nd tallest tufa waterfall), game, plants and birds
Overnight and dinner at Timbavati Chalets
Day 7 : 07h30 Panorama route & return to Johannesburg : 500km
Breakfast in Hoedspruit and depart for Johannesburg. Lunch on route. Arrive in Johannesburg in the late afternoon
Tourist guide fee
Entrance / activity fees
Drinks Lunch Gratuities Laundry
Telephone calls Curios Personal items
Open vehicle game drive