3  DAYS
3 Days Budget Kruger Explorer
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OVERVIEW

A budget Kruger Safari package at the comfortable Gecko Lodge. Gecko Lodge is situated 3 Km from Hazyview in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on a 35ha Farm with Sabie River Frontage. It is the ideal base from which to explore the Kruger National Park. This family-run and -managed lodge has its emphasis on tranquility, comfort, quality service and good food. Gecko Lodge offers the guest an escape from modern urban living.

DURATION: 3 DAYS

PLACES TO VISIT: Kruger

ITINERARY
Day 1  Arrival

Our professional Driver/Guide will pick you up in Johannesburg in an air-conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Hazyview. We will arrive at Gecko Lodge in the afternoon where you will have time to check-in and freshen up before we depart on a game drive in the Kruger National Park.

You will depart on either an afternoon game drive (where you will get your first experience on an open 4X4 Safari vehicle.) The late afternoon offers the lower light game viewing with most animals heading down to the watering holes and offers excellent game viewing opportunities. 

Meals: B, D
Accommodation: Gecko Lodge or Similar

Day 2  Kruger

Your professional field guide will advise you of your pick-up time for this morning. You will be picked up from your lodge early in the morning on your full day game drive in an open 4X4 Safari Vehicle.

We will enter Kruger National Park and enjoy a full day game drive on this day. We will stop several times during the day for you to freshen up and to stretch your legs. Your professional field guide will ensure that you see the wildlife Kruger Park is renowned for and give you interesting facts and information on all aspects of the African Bush and Wildlife. (With a bit of luck, you will be able to add the Big Five to your “spotting-list”)

We will enjoy breakfast at one of the Kruger Park Camps (packed by the lodge). We will also visit the Skukuza Main Camp of the Kruger Park.

We will return in the afternoon to your Lodge where the rest of the evening will be at leisure. Dinner can be enjoyed at the Lodge. We will return in the afternoon to your Lodge where the rest of the evening will be at leisure. Dinner can be enjoyed at the Lodge. (Depending on your dates of travel – dinner could be accompanied with traditional dancing)

Meals: B, D
Accommodation: Gecko Lodge or Similar

Day 3  Departure

We will once again collect you for an early morning game drive to try and find the elusive animals that you might have missed on your previous drives.

After your Early Morning Game Drive, we will return to the lodge. Once you have checked out your professional Driver/Guide will be waiting to transfer you back to Johannesburg in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle.

Meals: B
Accommodation: No Accommodation (End of tour)

Inclusions

  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)

Exclusions

  • Conservation Fees
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance and medical repatriation
  • Items of a personal nature

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