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South Africa - Cape Wildflowers, Birding and Big Game

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 6 people
Destination(s): South Africa  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: August - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3490 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3490 US Dollar (USD)

This comprehensive tour covers the most exciting regions of the Cape in our quest to experience both breathtaking displays of wildflowers and to track down some of the continent’s most exciting birds & animals. We begin in the vibrant city of Cape Town, where Table Mountain provides a spectacular backdrop to the immensely diverse fynbos that cloaks the cities periphery. This Fynbos constitutes the Cape Floral Kingdom – the smallest and richest of the world’s 6 floral kingdoms. It is also the only floral kingdom to be confined to the boundaries of a single country.

Thereafter, we venture to the West Coast and Namaqualand, which boast an outrageous and world famous floral display in years of good rains, before heading out of wildflower country to Augrabies Falls and then the Kalahari “desert”, an area offering unparalleled raptor viewing and the chance to see black-maned Lions and a wide range of dry region birds and game. We conclude the journey travelling through the heart of the country’s semi-desert region, focusing on the special birds endemic to this ancient landscape. We invite you on this celebration of some of the finest wildflower and endemic birding that the African continent has to offer!

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Cape Town to Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope National Park.

Day 2: Rooi Els and Harold Porter.

Day 3: Cape Town environs to Langebaan.

Day 4: Langebaan and West Coast National Park.

Day 5: Langebaan to Nieuwoudtville.

Day 6: Nieuwoudtville.

Day 7: Nieuwoudtville to Springbok.

Day 8: Springbok to Augrabies Falls National Park.

Day 9: Augrabies Falls to Twee Rivieren (Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park).

Day 10: Twee Rivieren.

Day 11: Twee Rivieren to Calvinia.

Day 12: Calvinia.

Day 13: Calvinia to Ceres.

Day 14: Ceres to Cape Town and depart.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Excludes flights

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