The Mpumalanga area is one of great contrast, bordered in the west by the towering escarpment with lush indigenous forests, crystal clear streams and plunging waterfalls, and then falling away into the flat Lowveld bushveld, home to one of the richest diversities of fauna and flora in the world. well-known private reserves and the renowned Kruger
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At a glance

  • Explore:
    • Forest Walks
    • Bush walks “Big 5”
    • Open vehicle game drive
    • Private game drive
    • Kruger drive
    • Panorama Route drive
    • Exclusive bush lodge
    • Dullstroom
    • Blyde River Canyon
    • God’s Window
    • Bourke’s Luck Potholes
    • 3 Rondavels
    • Night game drive
    • Kruger Park drive
  • Where are you picked up
    • IMPORTANT INFORMATION This tour is fully accommodated and all linen and towels are supplied. Seasonal malaria precautions may ne advisanel and are locally obtainable. Game viewing on foot is difficult, so we also place importance on some of the smaller aspects of the bush. it can get very hot so suitable precautions against sunburn should be taken. Our price includes all transport food, coffee, tea, accomodation, walks, game drives, entry fees and permits, group equipment and a proffesional guide. The price does not include alcohol, botted water and soft drinks, curios, tips and meals whilst in transit to and from Johannesburg. Before departure, clients will be required to enter into an agreement pertaining to our booking conditions and general information. Clients are required to have their own comprehensive personal travel insurance. A valid passport is required by everyone. This tour will visit South Africa. It is the clients responsibility to insure they have the appropriate visas required for this trip.
  • Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
  • Price: 555 € per person
  • Minimum number of persons: 2
  • Maximum number of persons:


The Mpumalanga area is one of the great contrast, bordered by the towering escarpment with lush indigenous forests, crystal clear streams and plunging waterfalls, and then falling into the low lowveld bushveld, home to one of the richest diversity of fauna and flora in the world. well-known private reserves and the renowned Kruger National Park are located in this area. We spend time both in the park and on our private adjacent private reserve. Being privately owned, we are able to conduct game walks and open vehicle game drives on our property.


Departing from the Atamela Homestay Airbnb in Johannesburg at 06h30, we set off on the scenic road to Mpumalanga. we enjoy a brunch stop in the historic town of Dullstroom before we wind down the Drakensberg escarpment and into the untamed Lowveld. The road is filled with scenic beauty. The mountain passes over the African bushveld.

We spend the next two nights at our well-appointed Protea Hazyview , which is located in the scenic Mpumalanga.

Meals: Dinner (Lunch at Own Expense)

Distance: 490 km

Accommodation: Protea Hazyview

Included Highlights / Activity

– Scenic drive to the Lowveld region

– Dullstroom



As is custom in the bush, we start the day with a light breakfast of coffee and rusks before embarking on a guided game walk within this Big 5 Area.  Although we will walk for some three hours, the purpose is not to cover distance but rather to search for animals and to focus on the smaller things one misses while out driving around in the bush.  Before the heat of the day, we return to the hotel for a scrumptious brunch, after which its time to relax.

In the afternoon, we conduct an open vehicle game drive which develops into an extensive night drive, all the time searching for animals.  Being in the bush at night provides us with the opportunity of viewing nocturnal animals and then enjoy dinner at the hotel.


Meals: Brunch Dinner

Distance: 20 km

Accommodation: Protea Hazyview

Included Highlights/Activity

– Morning Guided Walk in Big 5 Area

– Afternoon Game drive/Night drive



Rising with the African sun, we enjoy a hearty breakfast before setting off to explore the highlights of the Panorama Route.  our first stop will be to view the impressive Blyde River Canyon, then on to Bourkes Luck Potholes, Gods Window and the cozy little town of Graskop where we enjoy an own expense lunch.  the Panorama Route offers guests some of the best natural wonders in the area and we will spend as much time as possible at each of the highlights.  

This afternoon we descend the Kowyns Pass and after a full day, we make our way to Protea Hazyview.


Meals: Brunch Dinner (Lunch at Own Expense)

Distance: 195km

Accommodation: Protea Hazyview

Included Highlights/Activity:

– Panorama Route

– Gods Window

– Bourkes Luck Potholes

– 3 Rondavels

– Kowyn Pass


An early start, we depart at sunrise and travel the short distance to enter a different area of the Kruger National Park for a full day of game viewing. Slowly traversing in search of the many animals that inhabit this area, we enjoy the high vantage point and comfort of our well – equipped vehicle.  Our guide will take time to explain the behaviour of the animals we see in this fascinating environment.

Although most of the day will be spent game viewing, we will stop at various designated sites to stretch our legs, to enjoy brunch, and to wander around one of the park’s rest camps. Late this afternoon we exit the park and return to the comfort of  Protea Hazeyview.  

Meals: Brunch Dinner

Distance: +-160km

Accommodation: Protea Hazyview

Included Highlights/Activity:

– Southern Section of Kruger National Park

– Full Day Game Drive


After a relaxed breakfast, we depart Hazyview and make our way back to Johannesburg.  the tour will end in the late afternoon on arrival at the Atamela Homestay Airbnb.

Meals:  Brunch ( Lunch at Own Expense)

Distance:  430km

Accomodation:  Atamela Homestay Airbnb

Included Highlights/Activity:

– Long Tom Pass

– Scenic Drive


Airport Drop-off

On the last day of the tour, the dtruck will makek a short stop at the Johannesburg airport (O.R Tambo International Airport) in order for guests that have evening flights to leave the tour.  Please note that Atamela Tours cannot guarantee a specific time of arrival at the airport and and will not take any responsibility for delays on the road. Should guests need to fly back on the last day, the flights must be evening departures.  



This tour departs from Johannesburg every Sunday

At the time of going to print the above itinerary was correct but Atamela Tours continually strive to offer our clients the best available tour options and as such we reserve the right to change aspects of the itinerary at our discretion.  During the validity of the published itinerary conditions will change, roads are improved or deteriorate often opening up new routes, contracted camps and accommodation facilities change standards, optional activities become available or are discontinued, new border posts open and old ones become congested, etc.  Atamela Tours are continuously monitoring all of the factors that make up a successful tour and such will make amendments to the published itineraries if circumstances demand or if we believe that the change will enhance the tour.

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