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South African Tours to Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga province is jam packed with exciting places to discover and things to see. This area of the country should most definitely not be missed during South Africa tours to the country and you will certainly not be sorry you incorporated Mpumalanga into your family holiday.
Mpumalanga is home to the famous Kruger National Park and is ideal for a South Africa safari. As you travel towards the Park for a Kruger National Park tour you should take some time to discover some of the amazing places to visit in Mpumalanga.
The Elephant Museum in the Kruger National Park
The Elephant Museum is located in the Kruger National Park, at the Letaba Camp. This museum will enlighten and educate visitors about this magnificent creature’s evolution and behaviour. Visitors to the Kruger National Park are encouraged to photograph any elephants they see during their safari holidays in the park. This especially for elephants spotted with large tusks, which can then be handed over the museum for their continuous research.
Luxury Game Lodge - Sabi Sands Game Reserve
The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is the ideal place to go to if you are after a luxury family safari in South Africa. The reserve is home to a number of endangered species and they offer open safari tours on vehicles which will allow you to get up close to the animals in the reserve.
Self Drive Holidays must include the Blyde River Canyon
The Blyde River Canyon forms part of the Drakensburg Mountain range in South Africa. The famous “Three Rondavels” forms part of the canyon and are three large rock formations that look like “rondavels” or huts. Bourke’s Luck Potholes is a must see in the Canyon during a family holiday to the area. The potholes were formed over hundreds of years and the interesting rock formations will delight photo enthusiasts. The Blyde River Canyon forms part of the scenic and well known Panorama Route in Mpumalanga.
Gods Window also forms part of The Blyde River Canyon and is located at the canons most southern point. The views from Gods Window are breath-taking and on a clear day you may even be able to see the Lebombo Mountains, located in Mozambique. Gods Window offers numerous photo opportunities and should not be missed during your African vacation.
Ideal family Holiday Destination - Echo Caves
The Echo Caves make for a fun family outing during a holiday in South Africa. Guided tours of the caves are available and there are a number of animals around the caves that will delight younger visitors. The Museum of Man can be visited at the Echo Caves and here one can discover more about the archaeology of the area.
South Africa Tours to Pilgrims Rest
The Historic Town of Pilgrims Rest is one of the many Heritage Sites in South Africa that will make for a fun day outing during a South Africa tour. The town was a bustling with life during the 1800’s as gold was found in the area. Now Pilgrims rest is a top tourist destination where visitors can enjoy gold panning and enjoy the beautiful quaint architecture of the small own. There are restaurants and small shops along the main road to explore and visit. Make sure you go to see the famous “Robbers Grave” in the old graveyard during your trip.
Cultural Attractions in Mpumalanga, South Africa
The Matsamo Cultural Park is located about 50 kilometres from the Kruger National Park and can easily be reached whilst en route to a Kruger National Park holiday. The park showcases the rich culture of the Swazi people who will delight visitors with a spectacular demonstration of cultural dances and displays.
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