Our 2024 Kruger Itineraries

The Sun Destinations portfolio offers a myriad of Kruger camps and lodges located in game-rich private reserves. From understated luxury at Nambu Camp to intrepid walking adventures at Africa on Foot and magic moments in treehouses; our Kruger circuit has something for every type of safari-goer. Typically, we don’t formulate itineraries, but we’ve developed some recommended packages to assist you in combining the ideal camps. Choosing a single destination in Kruger can be challenging, so we’ve paired up a few for you. If you’re an adventurous soul who craves an immersive experience but also enjoys luxury experiences, then we have the perfect package for you! For those yearning to truly sync with the enchanting Kruger bushveld, we’ve crafted an exclusive package that promises an all encompassing experience. Elevate your journey and seize the opportunity for an extraordinary adventure with our enticing packages—the safari lifestyle awaits!

Don’t know where to start when it comes to planning your Kruger safari? Then email us at reservations@sundestinations.co.za to help you plan. 

4 Nights – Safari Elegance from R 25320

You deserve an elegant safari experience that has a certain romantic charm. You’ll spend two nights in a treehouse-style wooden chalet on stilts at nThambo Tree Camp and two nights on the banks of the Mohlabetsi River at Nyala Safari Lodge. The focus here is on the lodge experience and the twice-daily game drives in predator-rich reserves.




4 Nights – Wildlife Wonders from R 22470 

Spend two nights at Africa on Foot in the famed Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, where mornings will start with a professionally guided walk and finish with a sundowner game drive. Your last two nights will be at the charming Chacma Bush Camp overlooking a thriving waterhole. Chacma is where guests relax around the pool while watching elephants and buffalo in the waters below.

Africa on Foot in the Klaserie


Chacma Bush Camp Steenbok

4 Nights – Sunset Safari from R 19280

This four night itinerary is perfect for leopard fans who enjoy luxury. You’ll spend two nights at Umkumbe Safari Lodge Riverside in the Sabie Game Reserve (Leopard country), which is located on the banks of the seasonal Sand River. Your last two nights will be at the sublime Nambu Camp in the Olifants West Nature Reserve, a well-appointed camp elevated above the landscape.


Getting Up Close to Leopards in Sabie Game Reserve


6 Nights – Kruger Explorer from R 36650

Stay at Umkumbe, Nyala and Chacma for 6 nights and explore romantic, adventurous, and authentic places. At both Nyala and Umkumbe you can enjoy the riverfront location, while Chacma offers unforgettable moments at the in-camp waterhole. These three camps are located in contrasting regions within the Kruger and all offer something unique.

Nyala Safari Lodge Balule

Umkumbe Safari Lodge on the Banks of the Seasonal Sand River

Chacma Stone Chalets


6 Nights – Wilderness Explorer from R 26375

Immerse yourself in a 3-night guided walking trail in the Kruger and finish off with a tranquil stay at Nambu Camp. These guided trails offer an immersive experience in the wild, where you’ll learn about the smaller things in the wild. Nambu is an incredible way to finish off your stay, as it offers a have of luxury elevated above the landscape.

Africa On Foot Wilderness Trails River Ellies

Kruger Walking Safaris with Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails

Nambu Camp Luxury Chalet

8 Nights – Ultimate Big 5 Safari From R 44600

This ultimate safari experience affords ample opportunity for guests to view predators, birds and all the small creatures in the wild. You’ll spend equal amount of time at Umkumbe, nThambo, Nyala and Nambu. Experience the romance of a treehouse in the Klaserie, the iconic Umkumbe on the banks of the river, the sublime Nambu Camp, and the sophisticated Nyala.

Nambu Camp in Olifants West Nature Reserve

River Views of Umkumbe

Honeymoons at nThambo Tree Camp

Luxury Interiors at Nambu Camp

8 Nights – Kruger Kaleidoscope from R 47010

Experience game drives and morning walks when you stay at Umkumbe, Africa on Foot, Nyala, and Chacma. This adventurous itinerary is a great combination of simple luxury and authenticity. It offers the full spectrum of safari experiences – not to be missed!

Lions on Game Drive at Chacma


Umkumbe Artwork

Splash Pool at nThambo

About The Camps and Lodges Featured in Our Kruger Itineraries

Africa on Foot

Set in the sought-after Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Africa on Foot is the pioneer of the morning walking safari. This relaxed and comfortable camp offers accommodations in thatched rondawels with basic amenities. On-site you’ll find an adventurous and lofty treehouse for overnight stays, two swimming pools and an iconic boma. Mornings start with a walking safari and your day ends with an afternoon/evening game drive. It’s here where you can get to know the famous lion prides of the area.

Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails

Because of the success of the morning walking safari at Africa on Foot, the owners decided to open an extended walking trails camp. Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails is set in a beautiful part of the Greater Kruger in the Maseke Game Reserve, a Big 5 area with boulder-strewn landscapes and outcrops. Trails is a 3-day adventure where you overnight in dome shaped tents in a different spot each night. Walks are guided and there’s no set-up from your side required. A complete Kruger adventure for the active at heart who crave an immersive safari experience.

nThambo Tree Camp

Africa on Foot’s sister camp, nThambo Tree Camp, is ideal for romantic couples seeking a unique stay in Big 5 territory. With just 5 wooden chalets on stilts, nThambo offers guests an opportunity to stay in luxury eco-friendly chalets with elevated views of the wilderness. The lounge, dining, bar and pool area all harmoniously combine to make a well-appointed open plan main area. Activities include two game drives a day and the opportunity to observe the regular herds of elephants that traipse down to the camp’s swimming pool.

Chacma Bush Camp

Situated in the Maseke Balule Game Reserve, charming Chacma Bush Camp is an intimate camp built on the fringe of a small waterhole. Famed for its incredible in camp sightings, Chacma is known as a mini safari paradise in the Greater Kruger. With just three thatch and stone chalets, Chacma holds great appeal for the more discerning traveller. Activities include two game drives per day. From the swimming pool to the dining area, Chacma boasts a number of idyllic relaxation spots.

Nambu Camp

Elevated above the landscape of the Olifants West Nature Reserve, sits the sophisticated yet understated Nambu Camp. Rooms are fresh, minimal and have all the luxurious of home. Expect expertly crafted meals and some of the best guiding in Kruger. You can expect two game drives a day complete with sundowner and coffee stops. Nambu’s abundant repeat guests are testament to its reputation.

Nyala Safari Lodge

Resting comfortably on the banks of the seasonal Mohlabetsi River in the Greater Kruger’s Balule Nature Reserve sits the inimitable Nyala Safari Lodge. Distinct in design, this 5-bedroomed lodge offers thatched accommodation in an iconic rondawel style, an archetype of Kruger accommodation. The lodge also has  a wrap-around viewing deck mimicking the curves of the river, and runs the full length of the lodge. On-site there’s a swimming pool, expansive wooden viewing deck and floodlit waterhole. This piece of safari heaven offers some memorable boma sessions, alongside some amazing game viewing opportunities.

Umkumbe Safari Lodge Riverside 

Umkumbe Safari Lodge Riverside is a well-established lodge in the Sabie Reserve, an area known for its epic leopard sightings. Situated on the banks of the seasonal Sand River, Umkumbe is a longstanding favourite of guests. There are two game drives per day, optional bush walks and plenty of opportunity to spot wildlife from the comfort of your lodge. Accommodation options include suites or standard rooms, with some of the suites offering exquisite views of the river. The small splash pool and deck area is ideal for relaxing while observing the herds filtering down to the area in front.