Luvuvhu 4×4 Trail (6 Nights)

Transfrontier Parks & Reserves, Greater Kruger National Park

The Luvuvhu Trail runs from Phalaborwa to Pafuri, through the Limpopo provincial reserves of Letaba Ranch and Makuya Reserve which form part of the area known as ‘Greater Kruger’. Enjoy four nights and five days of camping along river beds, 4×4 off-road adventures over a wide range of topographies, and experiencing a variety of wildlife.


Day 1

Meet in Phalaborwa for 11h30 departure to Letaba Ranch (a Limpopo provincial reserve that is unfenced from Kruger National Park).  Camp at Baderoukwe campsite in the south of the Reserve.

kruger 4x4 trail

Day 2

Drive north to Letaba River, follow river and exit Letaba Ranch at main gate. Drive to campsite on the banks of the Little Letaba River.

Day 3

Make your way to Makuya Park (a Limpopo provincial reserve) by driving north along the Kruger National Park western boundary. Enter Makuya Park through a service gate and proceed to Lambwe campsite along the Luvuvhu river.

Day 4

Relax today in your campsite with the possibility of seeing animals coming down for a drink at the river and a listening to and viewing a big variety of birds.  Accompany the armed ranger on short walks into the bush, and up along the cliffs.

Day 5

Being refreshed, continue with your trail along the banks of the Luvuvhu river, in the process crossing a number of mountains, enjoying breathtaking views along the way. Camp further along the Luvuvhu River at Pandembile.

Day 6

Visit places like World View, Luvuvhu Gorge and Mutale Falls. Return to camp at Pandembile for your last, glorious night in the bush.

worlds view

Day 7

Complete the trail by either exiting the Park at its main entrance or Pafuri (depending on the level of the Mutale river).


Professional 4×4 guide with lead vehicle
Concession fees – Letaba Ranch & Makuya Reserve
Two-way radio communication between vehicles


Items of a personal nature e.g. curios, gratuities, etc.
Personal insurance: medical, baggage, cancellation, etc.


1 Mar 2017 – 28 Feb 2018

R11,990 per vehicle

SADC Residents Rates

1 Mar 2017 – 28 Feb 2018

R10,625 per vehicle

Book this trail: +27 (0) 21 701 7860