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South Africa Birdwathcing

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): South Africa  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 5000 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 12750 South Africa Rand (ZAR)

Mention Upington and the mind conjures up visions of a desolate and sunbaked Kalahari desert town where man’s existence is a daily struggle. But how wrong can one be! The Orange River runs like a glittering green ribbon through the beautiful Kalahari Desert. The main attractions are the Kgalagadi Trans frontier Park (250 km) and Augrabies Falls National Park (120 km).

Tour Itinerary:

Days 1-2: Departure from Upington, spend 2 days at the 6th highest waterfalls in the world, the Augrabies Falls National Park. Overnight chalets Augrabies. Meals: restaurant (not included in price). 130 km.

Day 3: Drive to Molopo Kalahari lodge, visiting White-backed Vulture breeding colonies. Common resident is the Crimson-breasted Shrike and Lilac-breasted Roller. Overnight Kalahari Molopo Lodge chalets. Includes: (B), (L). 330 km.

Day 4: Depart to Twee Rivieren at the entrance to the Kgalagadi. Stalk-driving until the Kalahari Camp. This is an open perimeter camp which offers you to be as close to nature as possible. Game drives around the waterholes of the Auob River. This is prime Raptor habitat ( 40 species). Overnight Kalahari Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D). 180 km.

Day 5: Today we drive back to Twee Rivieren. En route we stop at a waterhole to see the resident Lanner Falcons hunting the Turtle dove/Namaqua Sandgrouse. Overnight Twee Rivieren. Includes: (B), (L). 120 km.

Day 6: Game drive until the afternoon, then back to Upington in time for your flight, or transfer to your guesthouse/hotel. Includes: (B), (L). 250 km.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Air-conditioned transport and THETA registered guide
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary
- All entrance/conservation fees.

Price Excludes:
- Accommodation in guesthouses before and after tour
- Flight tickets.

About This Supplier
Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2005

Tours to Kgalagadi trans frontier park ( Kalahari gemsbok park), Augrabies falls national park and Namibia. Tours can be camping in tents, staying in chalets or the new unfenced wilderness camps. We specialize in the Kalahari, with the guides living all their lives here. All tours start and end in Upington. We...

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