MpumalangaGateway to the Kruger National Park and home to the quaint historical towns of Pilgrims Rest and Baberton, the natural wonders of the Blyde River Canyon.
The Mpumalanga escarpment in the vicinity of the Blyde River Canyon is a bewitching world of soaring cliffs, cool wreaths of mist and tumbling crystal clear waters. A beautiful panoramic view of mighty canyons and nature reserves with scenically beautiful dams abounding with a vast array of birdlife, steenbok, kudu, baboons and samango monkeys that inhabit the forests.
There are many popular hiking trails in the area and each one of them exhibits its own charm and character. For the visitor, the serene green canopy of pine and indigenous forests and the age-old tree ferns reflects its own charm and distinctive attributes.
Mpumalanga offers the tourist a wide range of attractions from game viewing and bird watching, to scenic drives and unforgettable cultural experiences, and activities for the adventure seeker include hiking, biking, horse back riding and fishing.
Mpumalanga borders the world famous Kruger National Park that is renowned for its diverse and abundant wildlife; the Park is more than just a place to see lions, elephants and an array of other animals. The magnificent scenery and unique wildness makes it one of the few remaining areas of Southern Africa where the primeval heart of Africa still throbs.
Both Mpumalanga and the Kruger National Park offer visitors and tourists to the area first class resorts that are ideally situated to plan for a delightful encounter with nature. Explore valleys of gold, mysterious caves, charming and historic towns and villages, cascading waterfalls, or swim in crystal clear alluring streams or rivers.
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Blyde River Canyon Special