Johannesburg - Johannesburg
16.4. to 23.4.2015
Distance: 1.720 km
Kruger National Park
On this stage, XWORLD participants get up close to Africa’s amazing animal kingdom in the Kruger National Park. Starting in Johannesburg, we head to the continent’s oldest wildlife reserve. As we drive through flat bushland and savannah landscapes and along rivers and other water bodies you can observe elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, buffaloes, antelopes, hippos, wildebeest, leopards, hyenas, zebras and many other animals in their natural habitats. A true paradise for both humans and animals.
separate outbound travel
Arrival in Johannesburg, group meeting in the evening and a look at the map. Hotel
580 km Johannesburg – Punda Maria I
We drive north on the Great North Road (N1) and into the Kruger National Park. In the afternoon, we head on our first game drive in the park. Camp
260 km Punda Maria – Olifant I
We head south through the unique landscape of the national park. The area is known for its herds of buffaloes and elephants as well as its monkeys and hyenas. With a little luck, we may even spot leopards. Camp
300 km Olifant I
During our day trip in the south of the Kruger National Park, we set out in search of the big five. The route takes us through the park’s wonderful and diverse landscapes. Camp
580 km Olifant – Johannesburg I
The day stage takes us out of the park and into the spectacular Drakensberge region. We travel along multiple mountain passes back to Johannesburg. Hotel
Johannesburg- return flight I
Group breakfast, free time and separate departure
arrival in Germany.
Driving through the solitary north of the Kruger National Park
Searching for the big five (elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard) in the 20,000 square kilometre Kruger National Park – home to around 850 different animal species.
Three overnight stays in spectacularly located camps in the heart of the Kruger National Park
Driving along fun, winding roads through the spectacular and dramatically shaped mountainous landscape of the Drakenberge