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Namaqualand Eco Walk

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Day 1: Cape Town to Kamieskroon

Stop At: Kamieskroon, Kamieskroon, Northern Cape
The Eco Mercedes Sprinter will pick you up at 10:00 at Cape Town International Airport for a transfer to Pedroskloof Guest Farm in the Kamies Mountains. We will stop at Kardoesie, at the top of Piekenierskloof Pass, for a light lunch (own account). Travel along the N7 to Kamieskroon meet Berto and Sulene Archer, where we will overnight for the next two(2) evenings.
Briefing before dinner Local Cuisine Dinner at Taaibos Plaas Restaurant (own account). A Smiley for the adventurous, ‘skaapstertjies and bobotie!

Duration: 2 days

Stop At: Kardoesie N7, A, Lemoenkloof, Citrusdal, 7340, South Africa
Shopping at the Farmstall and overlooking Canola fields
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Pedroskloof Guest Farm

Day 2: Walking on gravel roads between Quiver trees and granite hills

Stop At: Kamieskroon Road, Kamieskroon Rd, Heideveld, Cape Town, 7764, South Africa
Beautiful Namaqualand scenery on a jeep track between farms, into the Kamies Mountains
Walk. Granite hills with quiver trees. Walk to Rooifontein for a roosterkoek lunch

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Pedroskloof Guest Farm

Day 3: Namaqua National Park

Stop At: Namaqua National Park, South Africa
From Grootvallei to ‘Skilpad” – Namaqua Nature Reserve. Walk a circle route and stop for pancakes! Enjoy the spectacular display of orange daisies that the reserve is famous for. Transfer to Garies
Private Dinner (own account) at ‘Oom Genis se winkel’ in Garies – shop with a glass of wine for memorabilia’s. .

Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Garies Toeristestal, 18 Main Street, Garies 8221 South Africa
Private Dinner at Garies Toeristestal
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Garies Selfcater

Day 4: Knersvlakte

Stop At: Knersvlakte Nature Reserve, Nuwerus South Africa
From Garies into the “Knersvlakte” with its unique succulents. A day of exploring an
unknown part of Namaqualand with its variety of small and unique succulents.
End your day with a wine-tasting at Seal Breeze and meet
Joan Wiggins – wine maker extraordinaire.


Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Van Rhynsdorp, Vanrhynsdorp, 8170, South Africa
Visit the biggest Succulent and Quiver tree nursery in the world
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Highlanders Lodge

Day 5: Bulshoek Dam Walking

Stop At: Bulshoekdam, South Africa
Walk the scenic route along the Olifants River and Bulshoek Dam. End your day with a visit to the Rooibos tea factory in Clanwilliam. Time for shopping and exploring the village of Clanwilliam
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Rooibos Tea House, Voortrekkerstreet 4, Clanwilliam 8135 South Africa
Informative talk on Rooibostee
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Clanwilliam, Clanwilliam, Western Cape
Walk through the Village with time for shopping
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Boskloof Swemgat Guest Farm

Day 6: Walking at Boskloof

Stop At: Grave of C. Louis Leipoldt, West Coast DC, South Africa
Walk into the Cederberg Mountains, pass ‘soldaatkop’ and visit the grave of well-known CJ Louis Leipoldt. Walk into Boskloof, a green valley with beautiful farms and rock formations.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Soldaatkop, South Africa
Rock formations looking like a soldiers head
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cedarberg Mountains, South Africa
Extraordinary Rock formations
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Boskloof Swemgat Guest Farm

Day 7: Cape Town International Airport

Stop At: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Western Cape
Breakfast at Pepper Tree
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
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Airports

  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa
Departure Time
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8/9/2020 - 9/5/2020Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Namaqua National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Knersvlakte Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Van Rhynsdorp
  • Entry/Admission - Rooibos Tea House
  • Entry/Admission - Grave of C. Louis Leipoldt
  • Entry/Admission - Cedarberg Mountains
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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