South Africa’s Greater Kruger region is legendary. Vast and wild, this pristine part of the country is renowned for its thriving biodiversity and populations of free-roaming wild animals. This includes the iconic African Big 5.
The Mtomeni Trail is a 3-night walking safari experience that will give you a taste of this magnificent wilderness. The trail is based at the tented Mtomeni Safari Camp in the Letaba Ranch, a protected park unfenced from the Kruger.
The focus of the Mtomeni Trail is quiet, unobtrusive walking that gives you a chance to immerse yourself completely in nature. You therefore walk silently, in single file, led by a guide and backed up by a ranger. There are frequent stops for discussion and information, and the pace is set at an enjoyable level for everyone.
While game sightings of the large mammals are possible, your focus will be on tracks and signs, bush survival skills, and bird identification. The guide will plan suitable configurations for the weather, game movements and guest fitness.
Guests return to the welcoming Mtomeni Camp at the end of each day. The camp is set in the shade of jackalberry trees, with tents raised on wooden decks and featuring en-suite bathrooms, linen, bedding and towels. The guide will prepare delicious meals, which are served and enjoyed with fellow guests around the lapa fire, under the stars.

Why we like it

Fully-immersive nature experience; Professionally guided; Fully-catered; Comfortable accommodation; Chance to get away from everyday life and experience genuine wilderness

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Tour
Rates from: $300 - $500 p.p.p.d.
Group Size: Small
Max No of Guests: 8
Children Friendly: No
Minimum Age: 16

Tour info

Tour duration: 3 nights
Start: Mtomeni Safari Camp
End: Mtomeni Safari Camp
Highlights Walking in the wilderness; Up-close wildlife encounters
Nearest Major City Nelspruit

Park / Reserve

Kruger National Park Please click to view

Activities

Primary

Walking Safari

Optional

Star-gazing evening

The Experience

Safari type

Intimate Nature Experience

Specialist Species

African Wild Dog
Big 5
Birding
Cheetah

Malaria area

Yes

Suitable for

Private group
Small groups
Gallery Where Directions Itinerary

What to Pack

What's Provided

Accommodation
Linen and Towels
Meals

What to Bring

Light, comfortable clothes
Walking/Hiking Shoes
Camera
Sunscreen/Hat
Windbreaker
Binoculars
Other Personal Items
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