In 1898, the president of the Transvaal Paul Kruger established the Kruger National Park when he realized that animals in the lowveld had to be protected. Kruger National Park is located along Mpumalanga and Limpopo on the North-Eastern side of South Africa. Kruger National Part is famously known for the wild animals found in the park such as the Big 5, giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles and a variety of birds.
Kruger National Park is the best place to visit because it has the best infrastructure, good travel network and the best professional guides that render quality service. When visiting Kruger National Park, even just for one day, you will certainly see elephants and buffalos, however, rhinos, lions, and leopards are rare to be seen but they are present in the park.
Kruger National Park offers different types of activities such as game drives, bush walks, foot safaris, and wilderness trails. Game drives are popular, and they are led by a Kruger park ranger lasting for about 3 to 4 hours but if you prefer longer and adventurous drives, you can book 4 X 4 trails that last a couple of days.
Kruger National Park also offers walking safaris where you explore the open bush for a couple of days carrying your camping equipment. Mountain bike safari rides from Olifants Rest Camp can be enjoyed if you like cycling and on top of this, there are amazing eating experiences that can be arranged through the camps.
Kruger National Park is so accessible because it only takes a few hours drive to get there from Johannesburg. If you decide to do the panorama route, you will see spectacular views of the mountainous country with deep gorges, also having small friendly towns. Some places of interest throughout the panorama route include the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window and the traditional village of the Pilgrim’s Rest.
Kruger National Park has so many amazing accommodation options that you can choose from ranging from safari lodges located within the private internal concessions of the park or private reserves. Kruger National Park also includes tented camps, family-friendly lodges, self-catering rest camps, and rustic bush camps.
However, if you are looking for luxury accommodation, you will surely find the exclusive Kruger safari villas. If you are a person who likes Wi-Fi, air-conditioned places, private plunge pools or exclusive use of vehicles, then these accommodations at Kruger are places that need to be explored.
Kruger lodges also offer different activities such as wine tasting, star gazing, tennis, cooking lessons and yoga for all guests who love being active.
A safari in Kruger National Park can be whatever you want it to be. You can enjoy a romantic stay or just a stay of pure relaxation. Kruger Park tours and safaris also include fly-in safaris for those who do no have time to spare, affordable self-drive vacations and Kruger Park family holidays with tailored kid activities.