7 Days Classic Kruger Adventure, South Africa


South Africa's summers (November to March) are generally warm with average temperatures around 77 Fahrenheit (25 C). Winters (June to August) can get quite cold especially at night with temperatures averaging around 50 Fahrenheit (10 C). In the Western Cape area most of the rainfall comes in the winters whereas in the north (Johannesburg and Kruger Park) and east (Durban) rainfall is heaviest in the summer months (causing some fantastic thunderstorms). Durban has an almost tropical climate and enjoys warm days even in winter.

What To Pack
  • Safari Hats
  • Clothing in neutral colors
  • A Safari Jacket
  • Comfortable Safari Shoes
  • Sun block Lotion
  • Sun Glasses 
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras, Lenses, Memory Cards, Batteries and Lens Cleaner
  • Small Bean Bag 
  • Plug Adaptors
  • Prescribed Medicines
  • Passport 
  • Guide Books
  • Your Itinerary


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7 Day & 6 Nights


Daily Departure.

This Itinerary is 100% Customizable.

Cost Per Person

Standard: ₹ 90,000.00 Onwards

This tour offers clients unique safari experiences in one of South Africa’s most beautiful wildlife areas, Kruger National Park.


Bongani Mountain Lodge a sublime setting for safaris- provides opportune experiences with the Big 5. Ride along the paths of one of South Africa’s most striking wildlife sanctuaries atop an elephants back! Experience the sights, sounds and smells of unadulterated nature within the Mighty Kruger National Park. Observe the incredible Big 5 in the unparalleled biodiversity of this peerless game reserve. The tour also encompasses the Panorama Route where you will encounter the incredible Blyde River Canyon- the second largest canyon in the world.


This tour is ideal for people who appreciate comfort and affordable accommodation. Those who’d prefer to relax rather than travel around for the duration of their holiday.  With the exclusive Nkambeni Safari Camp as their base, and starting point for all Big 5 safari excursions, your group will experience vast nature and sheer calm, without having to pack their suitcases every day.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrive in Johannesburg - Drive to Kruger National Park

Meet and greet on arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, by The Earth Safari representatives. Thereafter receive a short briefing about your safari which gives you a clear idea on the places you are going to visit as well as the accommodation arrangements. After the briefing be transferred by road to the town of Nelspruit. On arrival at Nelspruit you will be met by a representative of the lodge and then transferred to the lodge- Nkambani Safari Camp.


On arrival at Nkambeni Safari Camp, you will be welcomed by the head game ranger who will provide them a brief orientation session. Accommodation at Nkambeni Safari Camp will be in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom. Rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and insect screens, and designed for peaceful relaxation and absolute comfort.


Guests will be shown to their chalet where they may relax and unwind before dinner is served.


Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2:
Kruger National Park (Full Day Safari)

Guests will awake to the sounds of the African bush and embark on an early morning game drive where we experience a beautiful sunrise in the wild. The reserve is home to the Big 5, as well as a huge variety of other game such as various antelope (buck species), giraffe, hyena, hippo, cheetah, wild dogs, baboons, monkeys and much more. There is also an abundance of bird life to be enjoyed.

Return to the lodge in the late morning to enjoy a hearty breakfast. After breakfast clients may take an optional guided walking safari, where they will learn about tracking animals, their spoor, the vegetation and ecology of the area. This is the ideal chance to get closer to nature and a wildlife experience quite dissimilar to the game drives.  Alternatively they may decide to relax and unwind at the lodge.
Later in the afternoon guests will embark on an evening game drive through the reserve. Once it gets dark the ranger will use a powerful spotlight to seek out the nocturnal animals. The chance of spotting leopard is higher at night you see. Once they return to the lodge a delectable dinner awaits.

Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:
Kruger National Park (Half Day Safari & Elephant Interaction Adventure)

Guests will enjoy an early morning breakfast at the lodge afterward departing on their half day game drive in the Kruger National Park, where they will exit Nkambeni through Phabeni Gate, and enjoy lunch at either Perry’s Bridge or Hippo Hollow Restaurant along the way.

We also do an Elephant Interaction Adventure at Elephant Whispers where, in addition to interacting with the elephants, guests have the opportunity to ride of these amazing creatures; meandering down shady paths and enjoying the view.

Hereafter they will re-enter Nkambeni through Phabeni Gate and continue with a game drive en route back to the lodge.


Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:
Kruger National Park (Full Day Safari)

This morning we embark on an early morning game drive where we experience a beautiful sunrise in the wild.

After breakfast guests may take another optional guided walking safari or relax and unwind at the lodge. In the late afternoon guests will embark on their second evening game drive through the reserve before returning to the lodge to a spectacular feast.


Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:
The Panorama Route

Today will be spent on the beautiful Panorama Route, best known for its cultural heritage and dramatic landscape. Highlights of this region include the Blyde River Canyon (the third largest in the world) home to an abundance of animals and birdlife.  This area also boasts some of the best views and scenery in South Africa.  Other must-see attractions are Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window, as well as several majestic waterfalls in the area.  Guests can choose either to pass the old gold mining town of Pilgrims Rest, or the cosy town of Graskop for lunch (On Guest's own account).  The remainder of the day will be spent at leisure at the lodge, where the guest can relax in their rooms or around the pool before dinner.


Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6:
Kruger National Park (Full Day Safari)

Guests awake in nature once again only to enjoy another splendid game drive where they might have the opportunity to view the animals which may have eluded them before.


We return to the lodge in the late morning to enjoy a delicious breakfast hereafter having the opportunity for another guided walking safari for some rest and relaxation at the lodge.


We embark on our final evening game drive through the reserve before dinner.


Overnight at Bongani Mountain Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:

Guests enjoy an early morning bush walk, followed by breakfast and check out formalities. Thereafter you will transferred to Nelspruit Town to connect with their 11:00 scheduled road transfer back to Johannesburg. You will be dropped off at OR Tambo International Airport in time for your flight onwards.


Meals: Breakfast

End of Safari

Our Choice Of Lodges, Camps & Hotels

  • Airport transfers
  • English speaking guide/driver/rangers
  • 6 nights at Bongani Mountain Lodge (3-star)
  • Meals:  6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • All safaris, bush walks and tours as per itinerary
  • An elephant interaction and ride at Elephant Whispers
  • Full day tour of the Panorama Route

  • International Airfare
  • Drinks (apart from the late afternoon game drives)
  • Gratuities to driver’s, guides or rangers
  • Porterage
  • Visa
  • travel insurance
  • Any personal items and anything not mentioned under included in price

Important Notes

In case of unavailalbity of rooms at the mentioned Camp, similar category property will be provided.

In case client plans to arrive in Johannesburg by flights later in the day. A one night acommodation in Johannesburg will be required at an additional cost.

Price is based on travel in the Mid season, between 1 May  – 31 December .

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