3 day Kruger National Safari Park & 2 Day African Culture & History Tour (5 Days)
Experience the best of African Culture and Animals in one tour!
Enjoy the African dream in a balance of both cultural and natural experiences. During your first day in this tour, you will be taken to the national administration city known as Pretoria. You will then experience the world famous Kruger National Park!
About Kruger National Park:
Kruger National Park is one of South Africa’s most sought after Safari and tourist destinations! It is home to one of the most diverse abundant nature and game reserve in the world. This 2 million hectare space is home to 147 species of mammals, more than 500 species of birds and 336 species of trees.
- Learn about the history of Afrikaner people at Voortrekker Monument.
- Learn about the government of South Africa at the Union Building
- Enjoy an open-air 4×4 Safari game drive
- Experience the big five animals
Upon your arrival in Pretoria, you will be taken to the Voortrekker Monument to learn about the history of Afrikaner people of Southern Africa. We will then visit the Union Buildings, the official seat of the national government, and the office of the presidency, built at the highest point of South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria. This is a famous South African heritage site and the impressive building is surrounded by beautiful terraced gardens that offer panoramic views over the city.
During the drive in the city of Pretoria you will go to Ditsong Museum where you will get an overview of South Africa’s natural and historical history, including its geology. Exhibits at the museum include hominid fossils from the Human of Cradle Kind World Heritage Site, skeletons, skins, including Mrs. Ples which is about 2.1 million years old. You will conclude the day by learning of the history of Paul Kruger at Paul Kruger house. Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger.
Tour of Johannesburg
Direct pickup from your hotel. We will start the day with a tour at the Old Fort Prison and learn about the history of criminals in the rising mining town, the prison became the city’s first military fort after the Jameson Raid in 1896, when the British attempted to overthrow the Boer government.
We will then drive along the Nelson Mandela Bridge and proceed to the Apartheid Museum to learn about the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, which was the Apartheid Era.
The exhibits are from film footages, photographs, text panels and artifacts illustrating the events and human stories that are part of the epic saga, known as apartheid.
We will then head to Soweto, and visit the Mandela house to learn about the 1976 uprising, which contributes a big part of the history of the youth of South Africa. We will then head to Vilakazi Street which produced two Nobel Peace Prize winners – Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu!
The day ends with a visit to the iron made houses in the sprawling township of Soweto.
Kruger National Park!
This day starts early at 6:00 am.
Your driver guide will depart with you to Kruger National Park, with an introduction to the overview of the beauty of South Africa, mainly focusing on two provinces Gauteng and Mpumalanga.
We will then take a short rest, before you head toward the undiscovered jewel of South Africa, Belfast! Belfast offers great sightseeing possibilities in the form of monuments as well as the natural beauty that can be seen anywhere in the town.
We will then drive about 2 hours to a small town called Hazyview which is the gateway to the Kruger National Park experience. Once there you will then check in to your Lodge, grab a little lunch then head to Kruger National Park!
Once you are checked in to your Lodge, we will grab a small lunch then you head out for a game drive to greet the Kings and Queens of the wild. We will take in the sights and sounds of the African bushveld! Enjoy an authentic safari experience, track the ‘Big 5’; and spot Africa’s rarest birds.
Your tour guide will use their experience to seek out the wildlife of South Africa such as lions, zebras, black and white buffalo and leopards!
We will then conclude the day with supper before resting to some beautiful melodies birds chirping.
Prepare for a full day with a 4 x 4 open-air Safari Game Drive! After a full day in the park, you will have an option of going for a night drive with the Kruger National Park Rangers.
Another day at the park!
We enter the Safari on a closed vehicle, drive for about 5 hours! We will then have lunch at the hotel before checking out and heading back to Johannesburg.
- Pick up and drop off to your confirmed hotel
- Water Bottles
- Entrance fee
- Tour Guide
- 4×4 game drive
What’s Not Included
- Alcohol beverages
DepartureYour confirmed hotel
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing. Closed shoes
Included3 day Kruger National Safari Park & 2 Day African Culture & History Tour (5 Days)SnacksTour GuideEntrance feeWater Bottles and SnacksPick up and drop off to your confirmed hotel
Not IncludedAlcoholic BeveragesGratitudesSouvenirs