ABOUT THE BERG TO BUSH TRIP
In seven days and six nights you will cover a range of topographies and be awed by the variety of scenery and climate that you'll experience.
Lekgalameetse area and Kruger National Park, Limpopo
25 June - 1 July 2022
Tariff is per 4x4 vehicle with 2 adults.
Berg to Bush 4x4 Tour
Experience the Drakensberg in the Lekgalameetse area of the Limpopo as well as big five territory in the Kruger National Park. Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve - an immense 18 718 Ha mountain wilderness area of protected escarpment, scenic landscape, mountain vegetation, wildlife, crystal clear streams, waterfalls, natural pools and sites of historical significance.
The tour is aimed at true nature lovers and ones who enjoy the wilderness and is not designed as an obstacle course or endurance test.
You will drive your own 4x4 vehicle and you must make provision for your own provisions, including tents and camping gear, sufficient supply of water, firewood and food.
- Accommodation (camping) for two adults
- Trail cost for one 4x4 vehicle with a maximum of four adults
- Conservation fees for two adults
- Hand-held radios
- Professional trail guide(s) (where applicable)
- Qualified 4x4 / overlanding adventure guide
- Fuel - distance from and to Pretoria and trails ± 1 285 km (trails ± 230 km)
- Toll fees
- Water, food and beverages
- Camping equipment
- Fire wood
- Cost of additional activities
Option 1: Pretoria to Lekgalameetse via Tzaneen (± 450 km) (on your own). We meet at the Lekgalameetse Main Entrance Gate at 14:00.
Option 2: Challenging option - Pretoria to Lekgalameetse (± 450 km). Take the Bela-Bela offramp on the N1 and follow the road towards Bela-Bela for 1.3 km. We meet at Toeka Se Dae at 08:00 and depart for Lekgalameetse at 08:30.
Day 2 – Explore the Northern section of the Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve. Visit Church Forest, waterfalls, highest point in the reserve, Pioneer graves, etc. (± 75 km).
Day 3 – Explore the Southern Section of the Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve. The 4x4 trail crosses the Makhutsi River 11 times (± 75 km).
Day 4 – Lekgalameetse to Phalaborwa via the smallest city in South Africa and a 2 000+ year old Baobab tree (± 110 km).
Day 4 to 6 – Malopeni 4x4 eco trail (± 150 km).
Day 6 – Camp at Phalaborwa Safari Park.
Day 7 – Phalaborwa to Pretoria (on your own) (± 500 km).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
- Your vehicle
- Food and beverages
- Drinking water
- Camping equipment