Zebra crossing in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Big Five Horse Riding Safari & Game Drives in Kruger

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Kruger, Makhutswe River, Makalali Private Game Reserve, Balule Game Reserve

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Gallop into the inspiring theater of the Kruger and ride horses into the landscape of Africa's great mammals. For seven days, journey deep into the bush to explore areas inaccessible to vehicles. Ride alongside zebras, watch elephants wander past and encounter the exhilarating sides of Kruger. Handcrafted for experienced riders, this 10-day itinerary blends raw adventure with luxury accommodation, plus two days of game drives that provide experiences with the big cats.

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Trip Highlights

  • Spend seven days riding through the Kruger ecosystem, crossing vast grassy plains and riding deep into one of the world's most uninterrupted landscapes
  • Encounter many of Africa's magnificent animals from horseback, including elephant herds, giraffe, buffalo, and rhino
  • Gallop alongside zebra herds, canter besides various antelope, and become a part of the Kruger landscape
  • Enjoy luxury picnics on route, at fantastic spots that overlook rivers filled with hippos and plains dappled with herds
  • Savor the adventure by riding into landscapes that are inaccessible to, and uninterrupted by, safari vehicles
  • Ride out to remote camps and lodges, where you are surrounded by the antics of Kruger's magnificent animals
  • Complete the Big Five experience with two days of game drives in Balule Game Reserve to spot the big cats in their realm

Starting Price

$4,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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