From R32 700, start and end in Upington.
A desert country wildlife adventure like no other in the very special Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park! Home to the desert dwelling black-maned Lion, Cheetah and Leopard. This safari is for the seasoned naturalist and lover of truly wild places.
The type of sightings we strive for on our wildlife adventures
The Kgalagadi is remote and our overland safaris are rustic requiring a "do it ourselves" spirit. The diversity of birds of prey is impressive and the sightings which you will experience here, are unlike anything else in Africa. Trip length can be customised to suit your needs. We reccomend a minimum of four nights here.
Based on per person sharing, for groups of one to three persons. We prefer to travel with three persons in a vehicle on this tour. Groups larger than three persons will be quoted on enquiry.
Seven nights/eight days.
group size 1 pers. (single): R 57 000 p/p
2 pers. (shared): R 32 700 p/p
Single supplement (for single quarters) is R4700 additional to the quoted shared costs above. Please note these prices are valid until October 2020, and are subject to increase hereafter.
Key wildlife: African Lion, Cheetah, Southern Oryx (Gemsbok), Leopard, Spotted Hyaena, Brown Hyaena, Black-backed Jackal, Springbuck and diverse birds of prey.
Weather: The summers (November to March) are hot upwards of 35°C. Winters (May to August) are 18°C - 30°C during the day and cold at night, dropping below zero. There is no malaria in this region.
Group size: preferably 1 to 3. Larger groups quoted on enquiry.
Departure and finishing point: Upington, South Africa.
Accommodation: We stay in comfortable national park managed accommodation with electricity, shared ablutions and air conditioning or fans. There are twin-share or family-style units. Camping can also be arranged.
Vehicle: 4x4 double cab or minibus.
Meals: This trip is self-catered with basic breakfasts, dinners and light lunches included in the price. There is a restaurant at Twee Rivieren (Two Rivers) main camp which we will utilise for dinners if staying at this camp. Meals are prepared togeather at the end of the day over fire at our chalets and take time to prepare.We would like to establish a meal plan with you prior to your trip.
Breakfast: 05:00- 06:00. Coffee, tea, rusks, toast, spreads, cereals, fruit.
Morning wildlife viewing: 06:00 -10:00 (can vary according to season and weather).
Down time: 10:00 – 12:00. Stretch your legs in the safety of the camp. Watch birds and resident small mammals like the yellow mongooses and ground squirrels. Take a swim in the pool, download images and read your field guides.
Lunch: 12:00 - 13:00. Coffee, juice, beer, sandwiches, cold meats, salads.
Afternoon wildlife viewing: 14:00 -18:00. Varies according to season and weather.
Dinner: 18:30 - 20:00.
Included: Accomodation, vehicle, specialist nature guide, continental-style breakfast, lunch, dinner, bottled water, conservation fees.
Not included: Domestic flights. Your guide will meet you on arrival in Upington and will drop you off again at the end of your tour.