A Beginner’s Guide For The Big 5 Of Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park Safari Big 5 - elephant heard

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A holiday in South Africa can’t be less than spectacular as it offers probably the top unique experience on Earth. A few destinations can compete with this region as it is home to majestic animals and marvellous natural beauty.

 

African Safaris offer fantastic experiences for families, honeymooners, and those who love wildlife. Filled with adventure, luxuriant savanna hides a wild and free environment and the opportunity to spot the Big 5. The big five were the most difficult animals to hunt on foot.

 

Apart from wildlife spotting, you’ll be very fortunate to witness the most renowned sunsets in the world– just to add a little more magic to your holiday. So, if you’re looking for the adventure of a lifetime, you’d better stick around and get ready for the ultimate tailor-made travel experience to Kruger National Park.

The Real Treasure Of Kruger National Park

By far, the dearest treasures of South Africa are the Big Five Wildlife in Kruger National Park. These emblematic animals are the most famous safari attractions for local and international tourists who’d love to catch a glimpse of the wildlife. If you were thinking of trying a safari experience, make sure you’re ready, as there is a high chance of spotting lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, and rhinos.

Kruger National Park Big 5 - Lion

Lions

As they are harder to spot, you must look carefully for them. Lion’s light yellow-brown fur helps them to blend in with their habitat. In some cases, vultures circling around may indicate that lions are active and probably hunting. You should know that there are only 1500 lions in the Kruger National Park. You will probably spot them resting and enjoying the sunlight rather than hunting.

Kruger National Park Big 5 - Leopard

Leopards

There are 1000 leopards in the park, but they are the hardest animals to spot. You have to be in the right place at the right time to see these sleekest hunters.

Kruger National Park Big 5 - Elephant

Elephants

The Kruger National Park holds 12,000 elephants, making them easy to spot. It is probably impossible to miss a great animal getting so close to you. Given that they’re the largest land animals, elephants will make you and the vehicle you travel in feel tiny.

Kruger National Park Big 5 - Buffalo

Buffalos

They will impress you with their strong, sharp horns. The park has only 2500 animals, but you can find them everywhere. As they usually stay in herds, you’ll probably see hundreds of them. If you encounter, a herd is better to let them cross the road in front to clear the way. This way, you’ll witness a unique safari moment.

Kruger National Park Big 5 - Rhino

Rhinos

Rhinos are critically endangered animals, and their number is quite limited, so it is even harder to observe them in the wild. When exploring wildlife on safari, you’ll be informed that there are two types of rhinos, mainly the black and white rhino. Even though the chances of seeing a black rhino are low, you’ll surely admire them when you see one.

Explore The African Safaris In Style

Apart from exploring Kruger National Park, your African journey will be incomplete without personalised itineraries with a touch of luxury. That’s why we’re here for. As we want you to enjoy your holiday to the fullest, we’ll take care of every aspect of your trip, including activities and even dietary preferences. All you have to do is pack your bags and enjoy a remarkable travel experience.

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