On this short Kruger Safari Express tour you have the opportunity to choose the duration of your stay. Choose between a 2 or 3 night stay which includes a full day guided safari inside Kruger National Park and a Panorama Tour allowing you to explore both the Kruger National Park and the scenic Panorama Route.
You will be transferred from Nelspruit Airport (KMI) to your accommodation at Hippo Hollow Country Estate. Your accommodation is just a 10 minute drive from the renowned Kruger National Park, and features modern facilities and amenities. The hotel has 2 swimming pools set in lush gardens, a public lounge and bar, a curio shop, complimentary wifi and a restaurant that overlooks the Sabie River where meals can be enjoyed (at your own cost).
You will be collected at Hippo Hollow for a shared game excursion in Kruger National Park. This full-day guided tour will give you the chance to track an abundance of wildlife in an open safari vehicle and if you’re lucky enough you might spot all of the African Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo). Your guide will stop at the different wildlife sightings to give you an opportunity to savour the moment and take a few photos.
After an early breakfast, you will be collected for your guided tour of the Panorama Route which is a shared tour conducted in a closed, air-conditioned vehicle. On this scenic 4 hour tour, you will see the highlights of the Panorama Route including the best waterfalls of Mpumalanga - the Lisbon Falls which is the highest waterfalls in Mpumalanga and the Berlin Falls. You will also witness the picturesque views at God’s Window and the Pinnacle viewpoint. Entrance fees are included.
The sanctuary has dedicated itself to securing the future of the African elephant and welcomes you to share in the excitement of a close encounter with these gentle giants.The interaction offers you the opportunity to touch the elephant, exchange trunk greetings and offer them a tasty treat or two. Explore the rough contours the elephants wrinkled the skin, stroke the smooth skin under the ears and enjoy the cooling breeze when the elephant flaps its ears.
Learn about their fascinating behaviour shared by their experienced elephant handlers. Your visit to this elephant sanctuary ensures that these incredible mammals continue in their important role as wildlife ambassadors for their own kind.