7 Days South Africa’s Kruger and Table Mountain
7 Days South Africa’s Kruger and Table Mountain
South Africa’s Kruger national park is where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivaled diversity of life forms fuses with historical and archaeological sites – this is real Africa. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa.
One of the many reasons to visit Cape Town is its abundance of scenic beauty and natural attractions. The city itself is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, one of the world’s Seven Wonders of Nature.
- Kruger national park
- Cape winelands
- Table Mountains
Detailed safari itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Johannesburg and transfer to your lodge for overnight
On arrival at Johannesburg international airport you will be welcomed by our guide and transfer to your hotel for relaxation and overnight.
Day 2: Drive from Johannesburg to Kruger national park
After morning breakfast you will start your drive to your accommodation that’s situated in Hazyview, only a short drive away from the iconic Kruger National Park There will be a stop along the way to buy some refreshments and to stretch your legs, Arrive in the afternoon, settle in and relax until it’s time to go on your first open vehicle Kruger Game drive where you expect to encounter African big 5 wildlife and abundant antelopes and birds and later you will return to your Lodge.
Day 2: Full day exploration of Panorama Route & Blyde River Boat Cruise
After morning breakfast you will explore the Blyde River Canyon (One of the largest in the world) and enjoy stunning scenic viewpoints such Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Three Rondavels, the best view over the Canyon from above, then enjoy a very unique and scenic Blyde River Boat Cruise from inside the Canyon with a chance to see many species of water birds, antelopes, crocodiles and hippopotamus and later you will return to your accommodation late afternoon, where you can relax until dinner.
Day 3: Full day Game Drives in Kruger national park
Receive a packed breakfast as this exciting day starts early with a 05h00 departure on a full day Kruger National.
You will have the whole day to explore one of the largest wildlife conservation areas in Africa (Kruger National Park) and try to spot Africa’s Big 5, this classic safari will give you chance to see elephant, black and white Rhino, Lions, Leopard, Wilddogs, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog and many antelope species after break for lunch and later continue your Kruger Park Adventure in the afternoon and later return to your accommodation late afternoon, where you can relax until dinnertime.
Day 4: Flight from Kruger national Park to Cape Town
Receive a packed breakfast and transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport from where you will fly to Cape Town. Arrive in Cape Town. Settle in and relax at your comfortable accommodation or enjoy your afternoon at own leisure with a lot of choices of things to do like a visit to the V&A Waterfront, a visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium, The Castle Museum, many restaurants, coffee shops to name but a few.
Day 5: Visit to Table Mountains
Table Mountain and the Back Table are home to more than 1470 floral species, many of them endemic to the area. The vegetation is mainly endangered Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos, but you’ll also find critically endangered Peninsula Granite Fynbos, Peninsula Shale Renosterveld, and small sections of Afromontane forest depending on your choice you may choose to explore the mountain by hiking which requires significant level of fitness or by the cableway, which has attracted a whopping 24 million visitors since it first opened in 1929. Significantly revamped in 1997, the cable cars now carry up to 65 passengers per trip. The journey up the mountain takes about five minutes and the cars rotate through 360 degrees during the trip, giving you spectacular views of the mountain below. Cars depart from the lower cable station on Tafelberg Road every 10 to 15 minutes, but you can expect to spend a fair amount of time in the queue during peak season.
Day 6: Visit Cape winelands
After morning breakfast you will visit the Cape Winelands District is very accessible from the city of Cape Town. In fact, the first point of entry to the district, historical Stellenbosch, is a mere 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport. The district covers an area of around 24 000 km2 that is mostly made up of agricultural land and indigenous fynbos vegetation (proteas, Erica’s, etc.), and is home to five municipal jurisdictions that include 14 towns. The valleys are protected by majestic mountains, many of which hold ancient rock paintings, and are ideal for climbing and abseiling (for the more adventurous). As one of the world’s most ecologically diverse areas, the Cape Winelands is also rich in fauna with a variety of birds and wild animals such as the shy mountain buck, sometimes seen wandering on trails. There are 1 000 things to do before you taste our award-winning wines, beer, gins, and brandies.
Day 7: Flight back to Johannesburg
Enjoy a tasty breakfast and relax until you transfer to Cape Town International airport from where you will take a domestic flight back to Johannesburg / OR Tambo International Airport.
- Park entrance fees
- Vehicle, guide and Fuel
- Game drives
- Enroute meals and drinking water
- Table mountains cableway fees
- Cape winelands tour
- Domestic flights
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Tips for guides and hotels
- South African tourist Visa
When to book safari package
We recommend booking this trip between 6 months to 1 year in advance.
Best time to visit South Africa for a safari
The best time to go on safari in South Africa is during the dry season from May to October. These cooler months bring an average temperature of 16°C (60.8°F). Dry weather conditions, shorter grass and fewer watering holes mean better visibility for wildlife viewing.