Panorama Route Hotels
If you are looking for breathtaking views, perfect climate, diversity of culture, amazing wildlife and adventure for the whole family, the Panorama Route is for you!
The Panorama Route is the gateway to the world renowned Kruger National Park, where you can view the Big 5 and much more on a vehicle safari or on foot, safely lead by a qualified guide. The best time of year to visit is between April and October as the bush isn't as lush making it easier to spot the animals. It is also cooler then, making long hours on an open vehicle more comfortable. Also, be sure to stop at a bird hide to see an extraordinary variety of birds interacting in their natural habitat. There is a wide range of accommodation in the park, from camping to luxury. You have to spend a night in Kruger to really get the most out of your stay!
A drive along the meandering Panorama Route is also highly recommended. You have the option of self drive, which will allow you as much time as you want at the various sites, or you can go on a guided tour. Make sure you have a whole day at your disposal and choose a clear, sunny day. Visit the Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window, the Blyde River Canyon, spectacular waterfalls and stop off at Harrie's for their famous pancakes. Pilgrim's rest, an old mining town, is also a great stop where you can visit the museum and even buy old fashioned, hand-made candy. The Shangana Cultural Village just outside Hazyview will give you a taste of the local traditions in the area, be sure to book an evening of song and dance!
If adventure is your thing, look no further. You will find everything from mild to wild right here! There is quad biking, river rafting, horse trails, gorge swinging, early morning hot air ballooning, micro-lighting and elephant interactions to mention but a few. There are also beautiful hiking trails which will give bird enthusiasts the opportunity to test their knowledge, so bring those binoculars!
Finding your preferred accommodation on the Panorama Route should be no problem with budget establishments such as Clivia Stream Lodge, mid-range such as Casa do Sol and Top end such as Summerfields. Prices range between R350 to R2527 per person per night. Be sure to book far in advance, especially during peak seasons!
We are firm believers in sustainable tourism and we are supporting a local organization, SizaBantwana, which looks after children who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Help us empower them by giving of your time to visit them.
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