Kruger & Scenic
Mpumlanga Fly Drive
The northern part of South Africa is the most developed and at the same time the most unspoilt. Johannesburg is the most “Afripolitan” city South Africa has to offer and is the economic powerhouse of the country. To the north you will find a dry savannah landscape stretching to Zimbabwe. Travel east and find the world’s 3rd largest canyon. Below this lies the famous Kruger Park. The private game reserves surrounding the Kruger offer South Africa’s finest game viewing experiences.
Kruger & Scenic Mpumalanga Fly Drive Itinerary
Day 1 Your first taste of Africa
Most flights leave the UK in the early evening and travel through the night to arrive into Johannesburg early the following morning.
Day 2 Welcome to Africa
You will be met at Johannesburg Airport by our personal Meet & Greet service and a transfer arranged to your hotel in either Johannesburg or Pretoria. The area has much to offer and we will discuss the options for the remainder of the day.
Day 3 Scenic Mpumalanga
Spectacular landscapes and a wealth of history are to be found in this area. The Highlands Meander allows you to discover this area at your own pace. Great fishing and bird life viewing. Some of the bloodiest battles of the Boer War were fought in this area. Overnight Hazyview.
Day 4 The Panorama Route
The drive along the Panorama Route features some of the finest mountain scenery in Africa. The look out points - Wonder View and God’s Window, give an indication of the spectacular scenery in this area. Whilst in the area we will guide you to scenic Route 532, forgotten by many, but with amazing waterfalls visible from the road. Overnight Hazyview.
Day 5 & 6 Safari
When visiting Africa, and South Africa in particular, safari is almost always on people’s list of “Must do’s”. The Kruger National Park and the surrounding safari areas are home to one of the highest concentrations of animals in the world. The Big Five and the Significant Seven are all to be found in abundance. Please look at pages 29-31 for full details of safari in this area and beyond. Overnight Kruger Park area dependent on which safari chosen.
Day 7 Dullstroom – a small town with a big history
Your final night on this fly drive will be in Dullstroom, a small mountain town famous for its excellent fly fishing, boutique shops and restaurants. A unique town with the distinction of having the highest railway station in South Africa. Overnight Dullstroom.
Day 8 Fly home or to other parts of South Africa
It is now an easy drive to Johannesburg International Airport for your return flight to the UK, which departs in the early evening, or continue on your travels in South Africa.
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