Kruger Park and Mapungubwe National Park Tour

Kruger Park and Mapungubwe National Park Tour

8  Days – 7 Nights:  Departure: Every day: Departure times can be adapted to suit customers needs

Touraco offers you the National Parks in “northern part of South Africa”, Mapungubwe & Kruger National Park “

HIGHLIGHTS: Kruger National Park, Mapungubwe National Park & the beautiful Magoebaskloof area

Tour Description


Kruger Park and Mapungubwe National Park Tour – 8 Days
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8 Days/7 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS: Kruger National Park, Mapungubwe National Park & the beautiful Magoebaskloof area

Day 1: Pretoria
Your Tour Guide will meet you upon your arrival at the  OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport, from where you’ll drive to Pretoria, the Administrative Capital of South Africa and informally known as the “Jacaranda City”. During your Pretoria City Tour to visit the highlights of this city: the historical Voortrekker Monument, Church Square and the Union buildings, before you reach the Touraco Guesthouse were you can relax or enjoy an afternoon at the pool. (BB, Touraco Guesthouse, Pretoria)

Day 2: Polokwane & Maungubwe
Today we travel via Polokwane/Pietersburg to Musina/ Messina. Polokwane is the major centre and capital city of the Limpopo province and Musina is the most northerly town in South Afica. Drive on to Mapunguwe National Park (Mapungubwe means a place of the stone of wisdom). Out of the mist of the mysterious past rises the Mapungubwe National Park, an UNESCO World Herritage Site, giving tangible proof by way of the rich fossil deposits, Bushman rock art and gold artifacts, of ancient civilizations that once flourished here. (BB Mapunguwe National Park or Lodge) appox. 550 km

Day 3: Mapungubwe National Park
One thousand years ago, Mapungubwe in Limpopo province was the centre of the largest kingdom in the subcontinent, where a highly sophisticated people traded gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt. Most of Africa’s big game still occurs in the area and the bird, reptile, invertebrate and plant diversity is rich. The park offers a breathtaking view of the Limpopo-Shashe Rivers confluence; a tree-top board-walk that allows visitors access to the Limpopo River and a bird hide at Manoutswa pan. (BB Mapunguwe National Park or Lodge)

Day 4: Kruger National Park
After breakfast depart for the Kruger National Park. Established in 1898, this National Park of over two million hectares is unrivalled in the diversity of its flora and fauna.
(BB Kruger National Park) approx. 300 km

Day 5: Kruger National Park
Set off before breakfast in search of the “Big Five” It is possible to see all the classical African big game, including elephant, black and white rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, and warthog. Large carnivores include lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and spotted hyena. There are also many smaller mammals, over 500 different bird species and a great variety of reptiles and amphibians. Optional: enjoy an open vehicle safari, a safari style bush dinner or morning bush walk.
(BB Kruger National Park) approx. 75 km

Day 6: Kruger National Park
Full day game viewing in the Kruger National Park. Possible optional activities include an evening/night game drive, a walking safari or a bush barbeque. (BB Kruger National Park) approx. 100 km

Day 7: Magoebaskloof
Today you will travel trough indigenous forests, tea and coffee estates and fruit farms to Magoebaskloof. This area is a magnificent and gorgeous revelation for any traveller. The road passes under the slopes of Wolkberg (Cloud Mountain) and the lovely cascades of the upper Letaba. It skirts the serene waters of the Ebenezer Dam and the forest covered gorges of the Magoesbaskloof, which hides the spectacular Debegeni Waterfall. Also worth visiting is the ancient cycad forest at Modjadji – home of the legendary Rain Queen (BB Magoebaskloof) approx. 200km

Day 8: Return to Pretoria
After breakfast depart for your return journey to Pretoria/Johannesburg. Approx. 335 km. (an optional overnight stay can be arranged in the Touraco Guesthouse.

This tour can also be booked as self-drive tour:

Day Program:

8  Days – 7 Nights:  Departure: Every day: Departure times can be adapted to suit customers needs

* Pick-up at OR Tambo airport (Johannesburg), or your Hotel in Johannesburg/Pretoria
* 7 nights accommodation including breakfast
* Guided tour, including game drives in Parks in Air-conditioned vehicle, conducted by a SA Tourism registered guide.
* entrance fees (conservation fees)
* Tourism Levy
* Value Added Tax

Not included:
* All flight costs
* All Entrance Fees and meals other than specified above
* Optional night game-drive
* Optional Bush-walk
* Meals not indicated
* All Gratuities
* Medical Aid or Travel Insurance

Tour Info:
Tours are generally conducted in English. Surcharge applies for foreign language guides.
Daily drives, selection of breakfast sites, etc. are decided by the Tour Guide, dependent on opening times of camp gates, game availability & weather.

Price information:
All prices are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR), including Value Added Tax (VAT).

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