15 Days Self-drive Bush Poor

15 Days Self-drive Bush Poor

$2,071 (Per Adult)

$138 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Transport
  • Accomodation

Duration15 day(s)

LocationSouth Africa, Swaziland

Start PointJohannesburg

End PointJohannesburg

AvailabilityJul 01 , 2019 to Dec 31 , 2020

No Add-ons for this package

Summary

This is a 15 day self-drive camping tour in South Africa. Start your journey in Johannesburg and sleep in your own rooftop tent at Marakele National Park, Kruger National Park and at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary in Swaziland. This is a self-catering tour and suitable for the whole family!

Activities

  • Camping
  • Game Walk
  • Hiking
  • Morning Drives
  • Self-drive
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Game drive
  • Bird Watching

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Johannesburg To Warmbaths

Activities Included

Hiking Game drive Bird Watching

Silver Rocks Caravan Park in a Campsite on a Self-catering basis for 1 night(s). Come and enjoy the tranquil bushveldt and African sunsets while relaxing at your luxury camp site. The Groot Nyl River is part of the upper feeding area of the Nylsvlei floodplain which is the largest ephemeral floodplain vlei in Southern Africa. Silver Rocks Caravan Park is a newly developed luxury caravan park on a 510ha game farm and is deeply nestled into the bushveldt in the Waterberg Mountain Range with abundant wild life, just 20km from Bela-Bela/Warmbaths on the De Nyl Zyn Oog Road … only 130km from Pretoria. The park has a panoramic view of the Groot Nyl River and offers a modern and newly built ablution block with family bath rooms, scullery and laundry. It also hosts a kiosk, mini golf, swimming pool, trampoline and playground. Rediscover the treasures that nature offers through bird watching, hiking, cycling or game drives.

Location

Limpopo, South Africa

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 2 to Day 3Marakele National Park

Activities Included

Camping Self-drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Bontle Camping Area (Sanparks) in a Campsite CK6P (with powerpoint) on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). The Marakele National Park in the heart of the Waterberg Mountains, as its Tswana name suggests, has become a 'place of sanctuary' for an impressive variety of wildlife due to its location in the transitional zone between the dry western and moister eastern regions of South Africa. Contrasting majestic mountain landscapes, grass-clad hills and deep valleys characterize the park. Rare finds of yellowwood and cedar trees, five metre high cycads and tree ferns, are some of the plant species found here. All the large game species from elephant and rhino to the big cats as well as an amazing variety of birds including what's probably the largest colony of endangered Cape vultures (more than 800 breeding pairs) in the world, have settled here.

Location

Limpopo, South Africa

Day 4Tzaneen

Activities Included

Self-drive

Tamboti Lodge (Tzaneen) in a Standard Room on a Bed & Breakfast basis for 1 night(s). Discover serenity, luxury and privacy in the heart of the Limpopo Valley at Tamboti Lodge. Set against the magnificent Magoebaskloof Mountains of Tzaneen, Tamboti Lodge is ideally situated and easily reached for a relaxing holiday. In these tranquil surroundings the ever-changing mountain and valley views combine with fresh mountain air to regenerate body and soul. Tamboti Lodge is situated in a quiet suburb in Tzaneen close to all amenities. It has safe parking and offer free Wi Fi Internet. We will welcome you to your fully furnished comfortable and private luxury double bedrooms, in which you will feel at home.

Location

Limpopo, South Africa

Day 5 to Day 6Punda Maria Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Seascape Photography Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Punda Maria Rest Camp (Sanparks) in a Campsite CK6P (with powerpoint) on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). Punda Maria lies in the northern most part of the Kruger National Park, 8 km from Punda Maria Gate. The camp is situated in the Sandveld region that is often described as the botanical garden of the Kruger National Park. There are numerous plant species which occur that are unique to the area. Game species most likely to be sighted include impala, zebra, buffalo, elephant, eland and sable and the area is a bird paradise. The following facilities are available: Information at Reception, Public Telephone, Post Box, Restaurant, Cafeteria, Shop, Laundromat, Filling Station (cash and garage cards only), Communal Kitchens, Communal Ablutions, Swimming Pool, Cutlery and Plates Hampers (from Reception), Basic First Aid Assistance, Day Visitors Picnic Area (located 8 km outside of camp next to Punda Maria Gate), TVs (limited DSTV) available in family bungalows only and Cell phone reception.

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 7 to Day 8Mopani Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Self-drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Mopani Rest Camp (SANPARKS) in a Bungalow BD4 on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). On the banks of the pioneer Dam in the renowned Kruger National Park, lies it's best kept secret, a unique rest camp nestled amongst the koppies with Mopani trees and a huge gnarled old baobab tree in the heart of the camp. Accommodation include: 45 Bungalows, twelve cottages, forty five guest cottages, a guest house-Xanatseni and a sleepover hide-Shipandani.

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 9 to Day 10Satara Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Satara Rest Camp (Sanparks) in a Campsite CK6P (with powerpoint) on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). Satara is a busy camp, and not without reason. It is situated in an excellent game viewing area, with the bush relatively open and the animals plentiful and diverse. The camp itself has a rustic charm, with the bulk of the accommodation set out in a series of circles. The camp is well wooded and the daytime bird-life is prolific. Satara is regarded as one of the best game viewing areas in the park and is particularly noted for cats, with lion, leopard and cheetah being recorded regularly. Satara, like most camps, has been artificially well wooded. The surrounding vegetation is knob thorn /marula savannah on basalt soils. A few kilometres west there is an intrusion of ecca shales soil which hosts very sweet grass often overgrazed. This intrusion also hosts Delagoa thorn thickets. To the east, the N'wanetsi region lies in Lebombo Mountain Bushveld on rhyolite soils. Tree euphorbia and red bushwillow are prevalent.

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 11 to Day 12Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Self-drive Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching

Lower Sabie Rest Camp (SANPARKS) in a Campsite CK6P (with powerpoint) on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). Lower Sabie graces the bank of the Sabie River, one of the few perennial rivers to flow through the world renowned Kruger National Park. Visitors cannot help but feel soothed by the view of the river and the Lebombe mountains beyond, across expansive green lawns, shaded from the relentless African sun by majestic sycamore fig, marula and Natal Mahogany trees. Watching the endless procession of animals coming to drink at the Sabie River, establishes a sense of one's own place in the eternal cycle. In this rest camp, the bounty and most conspicuous of its numerous trees, the mighty sycamore fig, which provides generously for the livelihood of many birds and insects. Not only do these giants produce fruit at least twice a year but different trees produce fruit at different times, extending the gifts of life over many months. Accommodation includes: campsites, huts, safari tents, bungalows, family bungalows, guest cottages and guest house: Keartland.

Location

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Day 13 to Day 14Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Activities Included

Camping Game Walk Hiking Self-drive Game drive Bird Watching Culture

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary in a Campsite on a Self-Catering basis for 2 nights(s). Mlilwane, Swaziland's pioneer conservation area, is a beautiful, secluded sanctuary situated in Swaziland's "Valley of Heaven", the Ezulwini Valley, in between Mbabane and Manzini. Mlilwane means Little Fire, being derived from the numerous fires started by lightning strikes on the Mlilwane Hill. Many a colourful tale can be told about the Reilly Family, with special relevance to the early pioneer Mickey Reilly, whose family still manages and lives on the Sanctuary.

Day 15OR Tambo International Airport

End of you tour - Bon Voyage

Location

Johannesburg, South Africa

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$2,071 Duration: 15 day(s)

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Destination

South Africa, Swaziland