From Johannesburg, your tour heads east to Mpumalanga ‘Place Where the Sun Rises’, via the historic towns of Witbank; this name is derived from an outcrop of light sandstone near the railway station where the transport riders used to camp in the old days, Dullstroom and Lydenburg. Travel over the Robbers Passes on to the quaint mining town of Pilgrims Rest where you will have a shortstop. Visit the Lone Creek Waterfalls before arriving at your elegant hideaway.
Lone Creek River Lodge (Timber Cottages) or similar – bed and breakfast basis
DAY 2: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, depart the lodge and enter the Panorama Route featuring the Blyde River Canyon, the Three Rondawels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Mac Mac Waterfalls. Arrive in time for afternoon tea, followed by your evening safari drive in an open safari vehicle. Return to the lodge for dinner under the stars (weather permitting).
Makalali Private Game Reserve or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis + 2 wildlife viewing Activities
DAY 3: PANORAMA ROUTE
After an early morning bush walk or safari drive and breakfast, leave the lodge and enter the world-famous Kruger National Park, unrivalled for its diversity of flora, fauna and birdlife, seeking the Big 5.. Arrive at your overnight destination late afternoon.
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate – dinner, bed and breakfast basis
Possible leisure add nights booked on dinner, bed and breakfast basis
Extra safari drives TIMM and TIMA (see page 40) can also be scheduled
The return transfer will be an English driver only service
DAY 4: SAFARI – NELSPRUIT - JOHANNESBURG
After an early breakfast, your journey to Johannesburg begins with a short safari drive in the Kruger National Park in your closed vehicle. Exit the park and drive through Nelspruit to Machadodorp to arrive in Johannesburg with drop off at OR Tambo International Airport or your Hotel.
The Wild and Scenic Mpumalanga Tour
Highlights of the Wild and Scenic Mpumalanga Tour:
Tour information of the Wild and Scenic Mpumalanga Tour: