Our 3 Day Remote Escape Package is based on a 2 night stay at a luxury lodge in the far northern region of Kruger National Park. Activities include bush walks, game drives and historical tours to the numerous ancient ruins in the area.
- Most beautiful part of Kruger Park
- Glass fronted open suites with amazing views
- Overlooking the Luvuvhu River
- Best birding in Kruger
- Vast forests and historical ruins
Luxury Lodge Package Safari Experience
The northernmost part of Kruger Park is unique with magnificent Baobab and Fever Tree Forests, riverines, Lannerís Gorge and panoramic views from the exclusive suites overlooking the Limpopo and Luvuvhu flood Plains.
The area has a great history, with many stories telling of this fascinating place and traces of this history to be seen in the ruins in the area to ensure one of Africaís luxury safari experiences.
The luxury lodge has a very modern feel, built with steel and concrete, and is the masterpiece of an Italian born architect. The glass fronted open suites ensure a general feeling of openness and being close to the wilderness. This private wilderness concession is the perfect place for avid birders and those who want to get away from the crowds.
Day 1: Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport to Kruger Park
Depart Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport as early as possible to collect your rental car for the self drive adventure to the northern part of Kruger Park, entering the Park at Pafuri Gate. This drive will take approximately 7 hours.
The last hour will be through Kruger National Park ensuring a great start to your wilderness experience en-route to the lodge. This luxury lodge has 1 large main building and you will be staying in a stand-alone en-suite room with magnificent views as the lodge is halfway up a hill overlooking the Luvuvhu River. The buildings are all connected along a walkway made of Zimbabwean teak.
Rooms feature foldaway sides and a frontage offering 180-degree views of the Luvuvhu River Valley. The open feel of the rooms at this luxury Kruger Park accommodation is extended into the bathroom where you will be able to enjoy the view extending into Mozambique. Plan to arrive in time to check in, enjoy light lunch and relax a bit before heading out on your first open safari vehicle game drive.
Upon return to the lodge, dinner will be served outside on the verandah alongside the swimming pool. Listen to the sound of the African wildlife and take in the sights of the Kruger Park bush.
Day 2: Luxury Lodge in Northern Kruger National Park
Following your early morning wake-up call with coffee/tea and rusks, you will head out on a morning safari with your ranger. The remote area offers unique scenic features such as Lannerís Gorge, Fever and Baobab Tree forests, very good general game and excellent birding.
After the 3 hour open safari vehicle game drive, you will return to your lodge for a hearty breakfast. The day can be spent relaxing in your spacious suite spotting game in the bush below or relaxing at the pool in the main lodge area. You may also arrange to have a cultural tour of the Makuleke or Thulamela Villages nearby.
After lunch, you will go out on the afternoon open safari vehicle game drive, complete with a sundowner stop and excellent sightings of nocturnal birds and mammals. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks before a delicious 3 course dinner hosted by the staff under the starlit sky.
Day 3: Depart Kruger National Park for Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
Another early day, followed by a 3 - 4 hour morning open safari vehicle game drive and breakfast served at the lodge. This marks the end of your 3 Day Remote Escape Package and you will depart back to Johannesburg after breakfast.