9 days: Kruger, Swaziland & Natal

2015-06-06 22.13.27

2 DAYS KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, 2 DAYS SWAZILAND, 2 DAYS KWA-ZULU NATAL, 2 DAYS WAKKERSTROOM

8 days birding + 1 day transfer Johannesburg

You can expect to see 350+ species on this tour and good African Wildlife sightings

DAY 1: SOUTHERN KRUGER PARK

Road transfer from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park

Birding along the Sabie and Crocodile rivers

Accommodation in Skukuza or Lower Sabie Camps

DAY 2: SOUTHERN KRUGER PARK

We visit a bird hide and follow the Crocodile river back to camp

Accommodation in Crocodile Bridge Camp

100 species can be seen on a day trip in summer. 500+ species on the official Kruger National Park List. Possible species: Martial Eagle, Wahlberg’s Eagle, African Fish Eagle, Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Secretary bird, White-headed Vulture, Lapped-faced Vulture, Bateleur, Brown Snake-eagle, Purple Roller, Broad-billed Roller, Carmine Bee-eater, Senegal Lapwing, Southern Ground-Hornbill, Red-breasted Swallow, Black-headed Oriole, Marico Sunbird, Violet-backed Starling, Long-tailed Paradise Whydah, Green-winged Pytilia, Sabota Lark, Stierling’s Barred-warbler, Melodious Lark, Comb Duck, Green Wood-Hoopoe and many more

DAY 3-4: SWAZILAND

Visiting Hlane Royal National Park

Birding walks in the Lebombo Mountains

Accommodation on Mabuda Farm Bed and Breakfast, Siteki

Possible species: Gorgeous Bush-shrike, Pink-throated Twinspots, Livingston’s Turaco, White-browed Robin-chat, Wood owl, Trumpeter Hornbill, Red-chested Cuckoo, Crowned Hornbill, Marabou Stork, African Emerald-cuckoo, Little Sparrow-hawk, Forest weaver, Bateleur and many more

DAY 5-6: NDUMU GAME RESERVE, KWAZULU-NATAL

Birding walk around the lakes and visiting birding hides

Accommodation at Ndumu River Lodge

Possible species: Pel’s Fishing-owl, Giant Eagle-owl, Great White-pelican, Southern-banded Snake-eagle, Lesser Jacana, Blue-cheecked Bee-eater, Gorgeous Bush-shrike, Pink-throated Twinspot, African Pygmy Goose, Pink-backed Pelican, Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Greater Painted-snipe

DAY 7-8: WAKKERSTROOM

We have a long drive but excellent birding opportunities along the way

Excellent grassland birding with a local guide around Wakkerstroom

Accommodation in Bird-friendly B&B

Possible species: Ground Woodpecker, Red-throated Wryneck, Mountain Wheatear, Ant-eating Chat, Buff-streaked Chat, Rudd’s Lark, Botha’s Lark, Spike-healed Lark, Pink-billed Lark, Dark-capped Yellow-warbler, Yellow-breasted Pipit, Long-tailed Widowbird, Blue Korhaan, Barrow’s Korhaan, Denham’s Bustard, Montagu’s Harrier, Western Marsh-harrier, South African Shelduck, Wattled Crane, Grey Crowned Crane and more

DAY 9: Return road transfer to Johannesburg

PRICES:  Please inquire

Price include 2-nights accommodation in 2-bed chalets in the Kruger park and 2 nights accommodation in Mabuda Farm – Swaziland, 2-nights accommodation in Ndumu River Lodge, 2-nights accommodation in a Wakkerstroom B&B, all transfers, 8 full-days guided birding, all conservation and entrance fees to parks, all meals included.

Price excludes extra accommodation in Johannesburg before or after the tour, international flights, alcoholic beverages

Contact: info@birdingandwildlifesafaris.com

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This trip can be customized on request

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