5 nights 6 Day Johannesburg and Kruger tour
Experience Johannesburg and Kruger with this unique and tour. Spend 2 nights in Joburg and experience its art, history, and culture in our two-part walking tour and sleep in an affordable ensuite room or dorm. Then move to Kruger where you will spend a full day in the park, experience separately a sunrise and sunset tour and sleep in a luxury ensuite room, tent or dorm bed. This ensures your exciting start to your Johannesburg and Kruger backpacker adventure.
Ensuite Double/ Twin Room – Sharing – ZAR 9999 PPS (single supplement R1560)
Dorm bed in comfortable room – Dorm – ZAR 8949
On day one we collect you from the airport and bring you to the Hostel in Melville Johannesburg. That night we have a brief discussing about the tour, followed by dinner.
Day 2 we provide you with a basic breakfast including cereal, toast, tea and coffee, giving you the energy to start your second day of backpacker adventure. At 10 am we take you on our two-part Johannesburg highlights tour. First, we take you to the Maboneng precinct where you get the experience a place alive with a vibrant culture. With its beginnings in art, it is now known for its entrepreneurial spirit and strong sense of community. Filled with history, entertainment, affordable restaurants and a mix of residential, industrial and retail. We then transfer you to Soweto, the most well-known township in South Africa. Know for its history of struggle against oppression and its colorful culture. We will start off with lunch on Vilikasi street, famously known as the road where 2 Noble Peace prize winners once lived. You will be treated to a variety of local cuisines before we start our walking tour of Soweto. You will be exposed to all that Soweto has to offer and make memories you will never forget. We end off the day with a traditional Braai (barbeque) at the Hostel, concluding your third backpacker day with a smile.
We start off your backpacker day with a basic breakfast including cereal, toast, tea and coffee. We transfer you from the hostel to Johannesburg airport where your bus leaves at 12:00 (Check-in at 11:30). The bus drive should be around 6.5 hours and will drop you in the estate at the bus stop by the lodge, where someone will fetch you and bring you to the lodge. After you have been checked in, a traditional dinner will be provided along with a brief discussion about what will happen over the next few days.
We start of day 4 with a snack and coffee, then we spend the day on safari in an open-air vehicle that enters the Kruger park through the Crocodile Bridge Gate. The specially designed open-sided vehicles are driven by qualified guides which give you the best chance of spotting the various animals that live in this world-famous reserve. A small breakfast is provided on the vehicle in the morning and later on, we will stop at one of the affordable restaurants in the park where you will be able to buy lunch. We then exit through the Crocodile Bridge Gate. We top the night off with a traditional braai (barbeque) at the lodge.
We start off our backpacker day 5 with a small snack before dropping you off at the gate to board one of the Kruger Parks open-air vehicles for a 2.5 to 3-hour Sunrise tour. This gives you the opportunity to see animals not usually seen during the day as well as the spectacular sunrise. Afterward, you will return to the lodge and given a continental breakfast before a period of relaxation. Nearby are affordable pubs and shops where you can get some lunch or snacks. Then in the afternoon, we will drop you off back at the gate to do the sunset safari with one of the Kruger Parks open-air vehicles. We will then deliver you back to the lodge for dinner.
We give you early morning coffee/tea and snack before dropping you at the local bus stop where you will get your transfer back to Johannesburg. Transfer from O.R. Tambo not included.