Wild and Scenic Tour (4 Days)

Kruger and Panorama Route Tour

The 4-day Wild and Scenic Tour is the ideal short tour to see the Kruger National Park and Panorama Route. This English and German guided tour departs and returns to Johannesburg. It is also possible to self-drive or you can have a guide drive you on a private Kruger tour. The scheduled tour departs on certain Tuesdays with a maximum of 8 people. For the self-drive and private tour, you can depart on any day. However, there could be an additional cost for other dates.

See the sights of Pretoria before heading out of the city to enjoy ‘Big 5’ game viewing in the Kruger National Park. Discover Africa at a private game lodge and explore the awe-inspiring Panorama Route.

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Blyde River Canyon

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Wild and Scenic Tour Highlights

Historial sites in Pretoria
Kruger National Park game viewing
Tick off the Panorama Route sights
‘Big 5’ 5-star private game lodge
Open safari vehicle game drives

Wild and Scenic Tour Summary

Day 1Johannesburg to Graskop via Pretoria and Pilgrims Rest (±415km)
Day 2Graskop to Hoedspruit via Panorama Route (±145km)
Day 3Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park (±255km)
Day 4Kruger National Park to Johannesburg (±480km)

Wild and Scenic Tour Full Itinerary

Day 1, Tuesday

After breakfast, the tour departs from Johannesburg to Graskop via Pretoria. In Pretoria, guests visit the Voortrekker Monument which is one of the largest museums in South Africa where guests will view the biggest marble frieze in the world. The tour continues to the Union Buildings, where guests can enjoy the views and have a photo opportunity at the Nelson Mandela statue. Enjoy lunch en route (own account) to the Lowveld and visit the quaint village of Pilgrim’s Rest. Arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon, and enjoy time at leisure before dinner (own account).

Overnight at Angels View or similar – Breakfast.

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Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria

Day 2, Wednesday

After breakfast, guests head to Mpumalanga’s most magnificent topographical attractions. The Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels. The Panorama Route affords guests memorable views of the more significant sites in the area including God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, and the Pinnacle.

At the lodge, guests enjoy high tea before departing for an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle, then returning to the lodge for dinner.

Overnight at aha Makalali Main Lodge or similar – Dinner, breakfast and 2 game activities.

Makalali Boma Dinner

Day 3, Thursday

Guests depart on an early morning game drive in an open safari vehicle before breakfast. The tour heads to the iconic Kruger National Park. Track the ‘Big 5’, a variety of wildlife and bird species. The park boasts one of the largest and most successful conservation schemes in the world, and the diversity of fauna and flora promise an unforgettable bushveld experience.

Lunch en route in the park (own account). Arrive at the lodge late afternoon. Dine at the lodge.

Overnight at Skukuza Safari Lodge – Dinner and breakfast.

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Lion on Kruger safari

Day 4, Friday

After breakfast, guests will embark on another game viewing experience before exiting the Kruger National Park. Lunch en route (own account). The tour arrives in Johannesburg in the late afternoon.

Wild and Scenic Tour Rates

Scheduled* Tour Rates from 1st November 2023 until 31st October 2024: R 25,280 per person sharing.
Single Supplement: R 7,585. Children from 7-11 years pay R 12,640.

*This tour is with other people so if you prefer to a private tour, these rates are just below the departure dates.

Wild and Scenic Tour Scheduled Departure Dates

MonthBilingual – English and German
November 20237, 21
December 20235, 19
January 20249, 23
February 20246, 20
March 20245, 19
April 20242, 16, 30
May 20247, 21
June 20244, 18
July 20242, 16
August 20246, 20
September 20243, 17
October 20241, 15, 29

Wild and Scenic Private Tour Rates

Number of travelers until 31st October 2024 Per Person Rate
1 personR55 950
2 peopleR31 320
3 peopleR25 875
4 to 6 peopleR29 050
7 to 9 peopleR22 425
10 to 14 peopleR19 585
Single SupplementR6 400

Wild and Scenic Scheduled and Private Guided Tour Includes:

Accommodation: 4-star hotels and 5-star private game lodge
Meals: 3 x breakfasts and 2 x dinners
Entrance Fees: Voortrekker Monument, Blyde River Canyon, Lisbon Falls, God’s Window, Pinnacle, conservation fees into Kruger National Park, and a private game reserve
Excursions: Short Pretoria city orientation tour, closed vehicle game drives in Kruger National Park, afternoon and morning open safari vehicle in a private game reserve game drives.
Green Seat: Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism


For the more adventurous, discover the same itinerary with a hired vehicle (included).

Self-drive Wild and Scenic Tour Rates and Inclusions ↓

Self-drive Wild and Scenic Tour Rates

Number of travelers until 31st October 2024 Per Person Rate
1 personR21 000
2 peopleR13 900
3 – 4 peopleR13 625
5 – 7 peopleR13 420
Single SupplementR6 375

Wild and Scenic Self-Drive Tour Inclusions:

Accommodation: 4-star hotels and 5-star private game lodge
Meals: 3 x breakfasts and 2 x dinners
Arrival English Airport Meet and Assist
Green Seat: Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism

Please note: Car Hire and most entrances/conservation fees are not included


Travel insurance, flights, airport transfers, visa fees, porterage, meals not mentioned, optional excursions, gratuities, and personal expenses

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