The Northern cape is for the person who is seeking a escape from the hustle and bustle with its tranquility, long distances and wide open spaces it has one of the largest game reserves in the world- Kgalagadi covers an area of 3,6 million hectares and in the middle is the impressive Augrabies Falls- place of great noise that thunders through the orange River and it has the Big Hole in Kimberley full of history and once the diamond capital.
Kalahari and Northern Cape Luxurious Trip
Day 1 -
Leave Jhb Early driving to Witsand renowned for its flowing white dunes up to 60 Metres surrounded by the starkness of the Kalahari as well as its Roaring Sands of the Kalahari which makes a noise under the right conditions.
Day 2 -
We Drive to Kgagaalidi Park the first transfrontier park where we head for one of the wilderness camps where you enjoy the animals and the beauty of being in touch with nature.
Day 3 -
We drive a full day through the park looking for animals- NO BIG FIVE here but plenty lions, giraffe and gemsbok which live off this stark environment.
Day 4 -
We leave Gemsbok and head for Molopo Lodge for the Sabbath where you can unwind and relax at one of the few lodges in the area.
Day 5 -
Sabbath at Molopo where you can have a good rest and unwind.
Day 6 -
A Half day is spent tracking with an authentic bushmen- indigenious people from the area who still live off the land here and they will show you there ways.In the early afternoon we head for Augrabies Falls – with its noise and a river in the middle of this desert park we enjoy the time here.
Day 7 -
A halfday is spent here at Augrabies fals and we explore beautiful viewpoints like Ararat and Moon Rock before leaving for a beautiful drive to Upington via the road that has vineyards feeding off the awesome Orange River. Sleep over in Upington.
Day 8 -
We head for Kimberley home of the Big Hole- due to the diamond mining here in the last century. Along the way we visit the conlfluence of SA two biggest rivers Orange and Vaal and have a sunset Cruise on one of them. We head to a game farm nearby for the evening.
Day 9 -
You Have an early morning game drive and a breakfast in the bush before having a tour of Kimberley and the big Hole and one of the oldest Shuls in Sa. WE head to Jhb arriving here in the early evening.