South Africa camping safaris andmobile camping tours and travel are a throw back to the more traditional safaris. Mobile camping safaris involve being “on the move “to have your tented camp move with you. Camping safari in Kruger National Park was undertaken by early explorers and was led by qualified camping guides. This was the African safari way of exploring remote holiday locations by day and sleeping under canvas by night.
Our camping tour in South Africa caters for small groups ensuring exclusive personal attention from the camping staff. African safaris adventures have successfully operated camping safaris in over the years earning reputation for quality camping vacations in Africa. Camping tents are pitched on excellent animal viewing location and thus a safe and comfortable camping experience. Camping tour in Kruger Park runs between 2 and 20 nights and Find listed luxury camping holidays in South Africa combining permanent safari tented camps with mobile safari camps south Africa finest game viewing National parks.
Kruger budget backpacker camping safaris, camp staff will accompany you through out your travel, they will set up the safari camp, cook over the camp fire, and yours is only enjoying your camping safari.
There is no better way to experience the magical African wilderness than by camping out under the wide skies, sitting around a crackling campfire and watching the spectacular sunsets! There are three different styles of camping safarisin South Africa; you can go on a semi participation mobile camping safari, a non participation mobile camping safari or a more up-market tented camp safari where you would usually do a flying safari from one tented camp to the next. Small Groups: Our philosophy of running scheduled camping safaris with small groups distinguishes African Safaris and Adventures from all other tour operators who run with larger groups. Vehicles: we run with Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 Safari Vehicles that are customized to meet our needs. Equipment: Our camping safaris are designed with the comfort of our guests in mind and, we supply all camping equipment including large all-weather tents with comfortable mattresses on our safaris. Deluxe Camping Safari: The fact that you can upgrade your camping safari to a Deluxe version - which is the same safari except you spend less nights camping and more nights in chalets and bungalows African Guides: All our guides are from Africa and have an integral knowledge of the areas that they will be guiding you through. Meals: Our meals are nutritious and prepared by your guide. We cater for all culinary tastes
DAY 1: (TUE) KRUGER PARK
Depart Hazyview at 12h30 (allowing clients to connect on the Johannesburg shuttle if necessary) in an open safari vehicle to Skukuza for lunch (own account) and an introduction to the Park
Use this opportunity to shop, as there are no shops at our campsites
This area of the Park offers excellent game viewing - we can expect to see general game, possibly lion and elephant and maybe even an elusive leopard
The Kruger National Park has identified several 'wilderness' campsites for the exclusive use of the tented safaris within the central section of the Park
Each site, situated in an area of unspoiled natural beauty is rich in bird and animal life
On arrival guests are shown to their tent before meeting for sundowners and dinner
We hope to be in for a noise filled, exciting evening!
DAY 2: (WED) KRUGER PARK
An early rise accompanied by tea and coffee, before setting out to explore one of Africa's greatest game reserves
From our privileged private wilderness sites we have the freedom to access areas of the park rarely visited
Chances of seeing one or allof the famed 'Big Five' are excellent, and of course the smaller plains game species and our wonderful African bird life is prolific
Morning safaris are complemented by delicious 'bush breakfasts' and a siesta is always possible during the heat of the African day!
No safari to the Kruger would be complete without visits to sites of historical and cultural importance. Sites such as the Wolhuter Memorial, Orpen Dam and the old trasnport riders' roads all add interest to the day's safaris and bring to life the early pioneering days of the area
(Breakfast and Dinner)
DAY 3: (THU) KRUGER PARK
Early morning wake up accompanied by tea, coffee & biscuits, is followed by our first game drive of the day with brunch at a picnic site
Continue the drive until late morning when we either meet our chef at one of our restcamps or return to camp for brunch
As the afternoon cools down, we make our way back into the bush for an exciting evening safari by spotlight
Dinner is served around our campfire and opportunities exist to view game by spotlight from the campsite
(Brunch and Dinner)
DAY 4: (FRI) KRUGER PARK
Our only 'sleep in' of the safari
After breakfast drive via Skukuza back to Hazyview for that final memorable game sighting
Back in Hazyview by 12h00 (giving clients time to connect with the Johannesburg shuttle at 12h30 if required) where The Wolhuter Trail terminates
(Breakfast) The Camping Safari Includes Transportation: Tour in 10-seater open safari vehicles Professionally Escorted: Discover the Kruger National Park with our professional tour guides Accommodation: Safari walk-in tents Dining Inclusions: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Brunch and 3 Dinners Plus: Kruger National Park Conservation Levy included
We provide the best possible portable bush showers and toilets
Our catering is 5 star 'bush cuisine' provided by a back up team of a chef and camp assistants
So whilst we do not expect you to help in any form of camp life please bear in mind that this is a camping safari all be it a first class safari experience