5 DayAuthentic Walking Safari in South Africa

Spot the Big Five and encounter an abundance of wildlife in this 5 Day Authentic Pioneer Safari. Go on guided walking safaris at Plains Camp and sleep under the stars at Rhino Post Camp.
  • Accommodation: Tent accommodation, en-suite bathroom
  • Destinations: Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Johannesburg
  • Activities: Walking safari, game drives, sleeping under the stars

Your Walking Safari in South Africa Experience

Nestled in a private concession in the Kruger National Park, this reserve area is known for its abundance of wildlife and breathtaking panoramic views. This getaway is ideal for nature lovers and the adventure seekers. Open yourself to endless possibilities as you encounter a myriad of wildlife.

Experience action packed walking trails at the tented Plains Camp. You will be accommodated in comfortable adventure-style tents with immaculate views of the bush and a watering hole that attracts fauna. An abundance of freely moving wildlife will be at your doorstep. Pioneer your way through the bush on foot, during the walking safaris at the renowned Plains Camp. Experience fine bush dining in the breathtaking dining room area.

After a hearty breakfast on your third day, you will get ready to go to the Rhino Post Camp that is situated in the southern end of the 12 000 private wilderness concession in Kruger National Park. This will be your sanctuary for the last two nights of your 5 day getaway. Embark on morning and afternoon game drives in specialized safari vehicles. Spot the Big Five and an abundance of other wildlife. Savor a traditional South African barbeque next to a crackling fire. Doze off under the stars in the camp's renowned Sleep Out camp.

Day 1: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Board your Flight from O.R Tambo International to Skukuza Airport where you will be met and escorted by a representative to the luxurious Plains Camp, situated in the private concession of Kruger National Park. Nestled under indigenous trees overlooking the picturesque plain and waterhole, lies your sanctuary for the next two nights. One of four explorer-style tents with an en-suite bathroom will be your nest during your stay. This environmentally-friendly camp has no electricity but a generator will provide the power supply.

After settling in, savour a light lunch before heading to the bush for an afternoon trail walk. Plains Camp is known for its walking trails and guests can expect to see an abundance of wildlife while hiking through the beautiful bush. Be enlightened by the guides as they share their bush knowledge with you to help you track the different animal species. You will learn how to identify the different species of fauna and flora, the medicinal uses of plants and local folklore.

Gather for dinner at the camp's aesthetically beautiful dining room for a sumptuous meal. Get to experience silver service dining in the middle of the bush.

Day 2: Kruger National Park

Wake up to a mug of aromatic coffee and homemade rusks before your morning safari walk, where you will cover the trails of elephant and rhino. You will get insight what the animals did the previous night. Find out who stalked their prey and succeeded!

Enjoy a brunch and relax under the acacia trees as you listen to the chirping of an abundance of bird species. Indulge in an afternoon of pure siesta and rejuvenate before your afternoon safari walk. Track the nocturnal animals with the help of your experienced ranger. You will learn how to identify the different spoors of animals and examine trees by touching them.

Witness the African sunset and sip on a refreshing sundowner while saying goodbye to a productive day. Return to the back to indulge in a feast. Dine in the communal dining area and engage in bush talk over a sumptuous meal.

Day 3 - 4: Kruger National Park

After a hearty breakfast you will get ready to depart for the Rhino Post Camp, situated in the southern end of the 12 000 hectare private wilderness concession of Kruger National Park . Upon arrival the friendly staff will serve you a refreshing welcome drink that will rejuvenate you for your next adventure.

Embark on an evening game driving adventure, conducted by an expert game ranger in a specialized safari vehicle. Bring your camera along to document this magical experience. Spot a few nocturnal animals as they wander round the majestic bush and be on the lookout for the Big Five. Unwind with a sundowner while watching the African sunset.

Choose from a selection of wines at the wine cellar, or other beverages from the bar, to work up an appetite. Dinner will be served in the dining area, under the majestic Tamboti trees. Savor a sumptuous meal before heading back to your nest for a good night's rest.

Wake up for the early morning game drive and head out after a cup of coffee or tea. After a good game drive return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast and time to relax around the lodge. Spent time soaking up the sun at the pool overlooking the dry river bed, enjoy a refreshing lunch followed by a short siesta before heading out for the last evening game drive at the lodge. Dinner will be ready on your return.

Day 5 Kruger National Park - Johannesburg

After a good night's rest, indulge in a delicious breakfast before packing up your bags to head back home. A representative will escort you to board your flight to O.R Tambo International, Johannesburg. At the airport you will meet your onward travelling arrangements.Included
  • Return flights to/from Johannesburg and Skukuza Airport
  • Road transfers to/from airports and camps
  • 2 nights' en-suite accommodation in an African explorer-style tent with a ceiling fan
  • 2 nights' tented accommodation with an en-suite bathroom and ceiling fan
  • Light Breakfast, brunch and dinner will be served at the camp
  • All teas, coffees and afternoon tea
  • Local beverages including water, soft drinks, wines and spirits
  • Twice daily camp activities including morning and afternoon walks and game drives
Not Included
  • All extras to be settled on departure
  • Premium drinks (champagnes, cognacs & fine wines)
  • Optional activities not listed above
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