Experience the thrill of a safari in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Day 1 begins with a pickup from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and transfer to a non en-suite tented camp in Pretoriuskop rest camp. Enjoy an afternoon open vehicle safari, followed by a dinner under the stars. Day 2 offers a full day of exploration with open vehicle safaris and the freedom to choose your own lunch. Day 3 takes you to the Greenfire game lodge in the Balule private game reserve for off-road safaris. Day 4 continues the adventure with morning and afternoon safaris. Day 5 concludes with a final morning safari and breakfast before heading back to the airport.
Day 1 – Johannesburg – Pretoriouskop Rest Camp
Embark on your adventure by being picked up from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport bus terminal at 07:00. From there, you will be transferred to a non en-suite tented camp situated in the picturesque Pretoriuskop rest camp within the Southern Section of the Kruger National Park. Settle into your comfortable tented accommodation and get ready to immerse yourself in the wilderness. In the afternoon, embark on an open vehicle safari, guided by knowledgeable experts who will introduce you to the park’s diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. As the day transitions to night, relish the enchanting atmosphere and indulge in a delightful dinner under the sparkling canopy of stars.
Day 2 – Full Day Open Vehicle Safari Drive
Prepare for a full day of exploration in the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Embark on an open vehicle safari, commencing with a delectable breakfast provided en route. As you traverse the park, be captivated by the incredible sightings of animals in their natural habitat. The freedom to choose your own lunch arrangements allows you to tailor your dining experience to your preferences. After an eventful day, return to the comfort of the Pretoriuskop rest camp, where a delicious dinner awaits, offering a chance to unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.
Day 3 – Morning Safari drive and transfer to the Greenfire Game Lodge
Pack your belongings and prepare for another thrilling morning open vehicle safari drive in the national park. Before bidding farewell to the stunning Pretoriuskop, indulge in a satisfying breakfast amidst the scenic surroundings. From here, your journey takes you north on the outskirts of the national park to the Greenfire game lodge, located around 120km away. Situated in the Balule private game reserve, forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the Greenfire lodge offers a unique and immersive experience. Upon arrival, check into the lodge nestled within this pristine wilderness and relish a refreshing light lunch. In the afternoon, set out on another exciting off-road open vehicle safari drive. The off-road experience provides the opportunity to view animals up close and personal, with a limited number of vehicles allowed per sighting. Conclude the day with a delectable dinner, savoring the flavors while surrounded by the sounds of the wild.
Day 4 – Morning and Afternoon safari drives
Delve deeper into the wonders of the African wilderness with morning and afternoon open vehicle safari drives from the comfort of the Greenfire lodge. Led by experienced guides, these safaris offer unparalleled opportunities to observe and photograph the abundant wildlife while immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes. Throughout the day, all your meals will be thoughtfully provided, allowing you to focus solely on the awe-inspiring wildlife encounters and captivating natural surroundings.
Day 5 – Morning safari drive and return to Johannesburg
As your safari adventure draws to a close, seize the opportunity for one last memorable morning safari drive. Afterward, relish a satisfying breakfast, savoring the flavors and reflecting on the incredible experiences you’ve had throughout your journey. Bid farewell to the Greenfire lodge, carrying cherished memories of your time in this natural paradise. Depart from the lodge and head back to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, where you can expect to arrive between 17:30 and 18:00, bringing an end to an unforgettable journey through the heart of nature’s majesty.