KALAHARI EXPERIENCE & NAMAKWA FLOWERS & RICHTERSVELD TOUR
Tour: Different Activities

DO1:
Pick up Cape Town - depart for Springbok. Regular stops to ensure comfort and on the lookout for any spots with beautiful flowers. Approx 6 hours’ drive.
Accommodation: Springbok D*Own expense (B/B)

DO2:
We travel in a 4x4 vehicle throughout the Namakwa region looking at our beautiful flowers. We drive through the Spektakel pass to Kommagas from where we drive to Koingnaas and the most North Western corner of the Park. Entering the park and visit the Seal colonies from where we drive back to the Spoeg River Caves. We stop often to examine the smaller and scarce plants of the region; birding is also an option as well as photographic type tours.
Springbok to Hondeklipbay. Seals, Flowers, Caves
Accommodation: Hondeklipbay Skilpieskraal (D/B/B)

DO3: Shipwrecks on Diamond Coast
We travel in a 4x4 vehicle throughout the Namakwa region looking at our beautiful flowers. We drive through the Spektakel pass to Kommagas from where we drive to Koingnaas. Our shipwreck tour will start from here and is about 37 km long. This is a 6 hour day trip along the coastline where we discuss the Geology, Archaeology, History, All aspects of the natural vegetation and wildlife. We stop often to examine the smaller and scarce plants of the region; birding is also an option as well as photographic type tours.
Accommodation: Houthoop (D/B/B)

DO4: Houthoop to Port Nolloth
Port Nolloth and surrounds tour
Accommodation: Port Nolloth: (B/B/ D* Own expense)

DO 5: Port Nolloth – Sendelingsdrift
07H30: Breakfast. Depart for Sendelingsdrift via Port Nolloth take a few minutes to view marine diamond mining boats in harbor, the museum and take quick township drive looking at Fenestraria, Crassullas and Euphorbia. Depart for Alexanderbay. Make stop at Lichen Hill a protected area looking at Lithops and other species of sucullents and drive on to Cornells kop. Here we view Giant Quiver trees Aloe Pillansii, Aloe Dictoma, Aloe Ramossisima and Pearsons Aloe at Cornellskop and the Wonder Hole.
We have lunch under a tree, near a fountain in the Desert. From here depart for Sendelingsdrift. Stay at Chalets and have a braai on the banks of the Orange River. You will hear the call of the African fish Eagle occasionally. Relax for evening having good conversation.
Overnight: Chalets at Sendelingsdrift (B/L/D)

D0 6: Sendelingsdrift – Tattasberg
Depart for Tattasberg. We visiting Witgat tree, (Sheperds tree) on our way driving through Halfmens pass. Stoping at Halfmens. (Half Human) Pachypodium Namaquanum I will explain the Halfmens. From here we drive through Akkedis pass passing Maerpoort on our way to Tattasberg. We will make Tattasberg our camp for 2 nights.
Dinner: Nice warm meal.
Overnight: Tattasberg Restcamp. (D/B/L)

DO 7: Tattasberg – Kokerboomkloof

Depart for Kokerboomkloof through very beautiful scenery. Here we can view some rock formations, quiver trees, 3 species, plants and birds. We will have a light lunch at Kokerboomkloof.

Rock formations are the Toe, Witches Family, Louise se Hond, Queen Victoria, Drumstick etc. I will collect some Dassie piss for me, of medicinal use. Look at some game Oryx, Springbok, Klipspringer on our way back to Tattasberg.
Return to camp. At leisure till dinner. Guest can take a walk along the Orange River if they choose to.

Dinner: Surprise meal. Chefs special.

Overnight: Tattasberg Restcamp. (B/L/D)

DO 8: Tattasberg – Port Nolloth

Breakfast: Early start to the day to ensure best possible photography opportunities. Depart for Helskloof gate looking at plants, sceneries and photography.Enroute I will show you very rare plants like Rabbits food (Avonia), Bandaged Finger (Crassula), Stapelias, Pearson Aloe, Haworthia and lots more. We drive through Helskloof pass, and exit at Helskloof gate. From here drive up to Alexanderbay and back to Port Nolloth.

Overnight: Port Indigo Guesthouse (B/L/) Dinner own expense

DO 09: Port Nolloth – Lekkersing- Eksteenfontein

Caves, mountain views, plants, Culture

Accommodation: Eksteenfontein/Rooiberg (D/L/B)

DO10: Eksteenfontein - Vioolsdrift

We continue exploring the Richtersveld looking at the wonderful scenery, plants and birdlife. We may even encounter some game such as Springbok; Gemsbok & Klipspringer as we drive from Eksteenfontein to Vioolsdrift and through Helshoogte pass. Looking at Petroglyphs dating 10 000 years back.

Accommodation: Bushwacked (D/B/L)

DO11: Vioolsdrift to Upington- Askham- Molopo Lodge

08H00: Breakfast, and depart. This will be a long drive. Estimated time of arrival Molopo lodge 17H00

DO12: Kalahari

Starting Time: 07h00 - End Time: 21h00
07h00 – 08h00: Meet and introduction at Witdraai Bushcamp with Vinkie and Bushman Tracker
Accommodation: Molopo Lodge (D/B/B)
08h00 – 12h00: Bushman Experience (Tracking and other) at the Camp with a Bushman Tracker
12h00 – 13h00: Lunch
13h00 – 16h00: Heritage tour
16h00 – 17h30: Game drive
17h30 – 20h00: Sundowner on pan
20h00 – 21h00: Dinner

DO13:
Starting Time: 07h00 - End Time: 21h00
07h00 – 08h00: Breakfast
08h00 – 10h00: Farming experience
10h00 – 12h00: Trip to Rietfontein
12h00 – 13h00: Lunch Mev Bott
13h00 – 16h00: Donkey car drives
16h00 – 18h00: Township Tour
18h00 – 20h00: Game drive Hakskeenpan
20h00 – 21h00: Dinner

DO14:
Starting Time: 07h30 - End Time: 21h00
07h30 – 08h30: Breakfast at Diamond (D*) Own meal
08h30 – 15h00: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
15h00 – 15h30: Refreshments at Kgalagadi Lodge Own account
15h30 – 17h00: Sandsurfing at Rooiduin Guest farm
17h00 – 18h30: Meerkats visit
18h30 – 19h00: Stop at Molopo Lodge to Depart
Must remember to wear boots, sunscreen and water

DO15:
08H00: Breakfast and depart for Tswalu Lodge.
END OF ARRANGEMENT

This includes pick up and drop off Cape Town International Airport or place of choice All meals except where it is stipulated
All entrance, conservation fees, bottled water/ soft drinks, guide fees, accommodation,
Clients have to bring own alcoholic beverages