Northern Cape Canoe Tripoffered by supplier M19947 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 16 people
Destination(s): South Africa
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1900 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2100 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Leave Johannesburg early at about 5 am as we travel to Witsand stopping en route at the Kuruman Eye. We arrive here mid afternoon before the rest of the afternoon is yours to either jump in the pool or if you have the energy you can run up the sand dunes that go up to 60 meters. You settle in and Shabbos in spent here.
Day 2: Shabbos is spent at Witsand where you can walk around and enjoy this awesome place. Dinner tonight here.
Day 3: We leave mid morning heading for Vioolsdrif about 8 hours away stopping over at various places before arriving here in the late afternoon. Check through passport control- Remember No Passport no Trip. Sleep over here
Day 4: You spend today recovering/ relaxing at base camp and taking in this breathtaking place. Overnight at Base camp.
Day 5-7: You will be up at 07:00 then a briefing session and breakfast before the packing procedure as well as the safety speech. You then go on the water and paddle on for a couple of hours before lunch and then back onto the river for a few more rapids and get to your river camp in the late afternoon. This continues over the next few days with this most breathtaking scenery and plenty of fun over the rapids. You camp under the starlit unpolluted African sky.
Day 7: Today we paddle till about midday before coming off and then the drive to base camp which takes about 2hours due to border clearance. Lunch will be served before time for a clean shower and then you can relax with something cold. Dinner at the base camp tonight before sleeping over here.
Day 8: We leave the beautiful Richtersveld after breakfast and head for Augrabies Falls for the weekend – about 3 hours away. You arrive at one of the largest falls in terms of volume of water in the world- the locals call it the Place of The Great Noise. You settle in here before you can go explore places like Moon Rock and Ararat or just jump in the pool. Overnight at Augrabies.
Day 9: We spend Shabbos at Augrabies where you can go explore the awesome falls and just relax and recuperate before the long drive back to Johannesburg tomorrow.
Day 10: We leave mid morning and stop over en route at the Kalahari Rehabilitation Center where they rehabilitate birds of prey and other smaller animals. After lunch here we leave to arrive back in Johannesburg early in the evening.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- All 5 star kosher meals
- All snacks
- All Clifton drinks
- a 3 day river trip with registered guides
- All entrance fees to places listed in the itinerary as well as into Augrabies Falls
- 2 nights at Witsand in the group accommodation (Subject to availability)
- 2 nights at Augrabies Falls (Subject of Availability).
- All return transport to The base camp - I suggest get into one car and share the petrol
- All liquor or soft drinks – only plastic or cans – No Glass and any border cost.
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