10 reasons why you should explore the Panorama Route

23 February 2017
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One of the most popular add-on’s for travellers who have just completed a Kruger National Park safari is to explore the Panorama Route in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

Known as one of South Africa’s most scenic paths, the Panorama Route ventures through the Mpumalanga highlands, or the north-eastern section of the Great Escarpment of the Drakensberg.

The Panorama Route is also home to the world-renowned Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world.

If you’re planning a holiday to South Africa, here are 10 reasons why you should explore the Panorama Route


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