4 Day Wildlife Walking Safari

4 Day Wildlife Walking Safari


Reference: WS4

DESCRIPTION

Embark on an epic walking safari in the Kruger bush, as you follow the banks of the Klein Letaba River. Immerse yourself in the untouched, untamed African wilderness, challenging your inner adventurer in an authentic encounter with the surrounding bush and the creatures that find sanctuary in its midst. Walking is a sensual experience.

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Per person sharing
R9 800

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Duration Location Tour Type Accommodation Destination
4 Days Greater Kruger National Park Small group / Private Letaba River (Dream Hotels) Kariega Private Game Reserve

Itinerary

Day One

Upon arrival at Mthimkhulu Wilderness Trails will you receive a warm welcome and enjoy a detailed orientation of the camp by the rangers. Information with regards to the camp rules, safety and what to expect during your stay. Once you are shown to your room will you have time to settle in and relax before dinner is served.

Planned Activities Included:
High Tea
Dinner

Day Two

This day will start just before dawn, but not without a cup of hot coffee or tea and rusks to warm you up. The walking safari will then begin from the camp and it will be around 3.5 hours. You return late morning for brunch (breakfast & lunch) and relax afterwards until the afternoon game walk, of about 1.5 hours. The afternoon game walks are enjoyed with traditional “sundowners” and snacks, as the setting African sun bids a fiery farewell to the horizon. The smells of a hearty meal, prepared by the Mthimkhulu staff, provide a warm welcome upon your return to the camp.

Planned Activities Included:
Early Morning Coffee or Tea and Rusks
Game Walk with Armed Tracker-Guide
Brunch
High Tea
Afternoon Game Walk with Armed Tracker-Guide
Dinner

Day Three

Today will follow the same routine as the previous day, but with an additional night game drive where you will be able to see the nocturnal wildlife come to life.

Planned Activities Included:
Early Morning Coffee or Tea and Rusks
Game Walk with Armed Tracker-Guide
Brunch
High Tea
Afternoon Game Walk with Armed Tracker-Guide
Night Game Drive
Dinner

Day Four

You can enjoy a lazy start to your last morning at Mthimkhulu Wilderness Trails. Shortly after a farewell breakfast, will you check out and return to Johannesburg.

Planned Activities Included:
Breakfast

Included Excluded
Roundtrip Road Transfer Gratuities
Accommodation Beverages not specified
Planned Activities Optional Activities
Meals as specified Items of a personal nature
Coffee, Tea, Water  Laundry
Beverages on Game Drives/Walk  
Professional Driver/Guide  
Park Fees
Taxes/VAT

About Mthimkhulu Wilderness Trail

Accommodation is simple, quaint and comfortable, this rondavel option is great for friends travelling together. It offers two single beds. The bathroom is located separate from the room. Adding to the natural ambiance, we make use of kerosene lamps at Mthimkhulu Wilderness Trails, as there is no electricity. Drinking water is provided, as well as coffee and tea. However, if you prefer something a little stronger for your sundowner, you may bring your own alcoholic beverage. When it comes to clothing, think comfort and durability. Neutral colours such as khaki, brown, beige and grey are the best. Remember, you will be spending most of your time walking through the bush so you don't want to scare off any animals wearing bright colours.

Packing Checklist

  • Sandals or flip-flops (to wear around the camp)
  • Good-quality walking shoes
  • Cameras & binoculars
  • Batteries & charging banks
  • Walking sticks (if you need one to assist you on the walks)
  • Sunscreen lotion and a sun hat
  • Reading material for your downtime
  • Lightweight jacket, gloves and warm hat
  • A good-quality torch
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Malaria prophylactics are essential. Consult your doctor. Insect repellents can also help to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes or other insects.

Guidelines for Mthimkhulu Wilderness Trails

  • A reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • All participants must complete an indemnity form before embarking on the trek.
  • Guests depend on the ranger for their safety and for guidance. The ranger should therefore be obeyed at all times. Failure to co-operate in this respect could lead to the immediate cancellation of the wilderness trail
  • For safety and ethical reasons liquor may be consumed at the trail camp only. Excessive alcohol consumption is discouraged.