Manukuza Safaris

Backpack Trail

3 nights / 4 days

Backpack trails are a minimum of 3 nights / 4 days. Longer trails can be arranged.

Tented Sleep-outs

Sleep in tents at night, unfenced and inside big 5 territory.


From R3300 per person for 3 nights

Greater Kruger Backpack Trail
Location & General Information

Manukuza Backpack Trail

The Manukuza Backpack Trail follows the game paths & river systems found in the Greater Kruger National Park and surrounding historic wildlife sanctuaries.

The trailests will be absorbed into an extremely remote and exclusive piece of Big 5 land. These locations isolate us from the outside world and allows you to become totally immersed in an authentic bushveld environment where the ‘hustle and bustle’ of city life is forgotten.

Trailests need to be fit and in good health. Our Wilderness Backpack trails are a self-sustained adventure guided by two trails guides. You will however be responsible for all your required gear. Nights are spent under the stars at a location chosen by your guides.

See For Yourself

Backpack Trail Gallery

Additional Backpack Trail Information

  • Trails are self-catering
  • Trails are a minimum of 3 nights / 4 days
  • Trails are booked for groups with up to 8 participants
  • All participants are expected to take turns on night duty around a small fire.
  • Cooking is done on gas stoves
  • Minimum age of 16 years old

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a Backpack Trail and a Primitive Trail?

The main difference is that with a Backpack Trail, you sleep in tents. When on a Primitive Trail, you sleep under the stars.

Can I book for an individual or do I need to be part of a group to attend a backpack trail?

You can book as an individual or group. As an individual, you will be slotted in to a group based on your preferred dates.

Can you supply myself or my group with backpacking gear?

Yes we can most definitely assist. Please get in contact with us to specify your gear requirements.

Can I book a customised backpack trail experience?

Absolutely! Get in contact with us to share your requirements and we will work to make it happen. Customised trails will require a group booking.

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