4 Days, 5 Nights Richtersveld

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Richtersveld tour: 4 days, 5 Nights

Day 1 – 13 September 2014
Activity – Arrival at Port Nolloth. Meet & Greet tourist guide Conrad Mouton, Aukwatowa Tours.
Notes – Accommodation. Port Indigo Guesthouse. Beachfront house.
08:00 am
Activity – Depart for Sendelingsdrift via Port Nolloth and Alexander Bay. Stop at Lichen Hill to view rare plants like Lichens, Lithops, Fenestraria and Bushman candle as well as other succulent plants. Stop at Wondergat and Cornellskop. Here I will explain about Wondergat ,Cornellskop and Giant Quiver trees, (Aloe Pillansii).Have a view at Bloeddrift at petroglyph’s dates back 10 000 years. Enter the park at Sendelingsdrift and book into accommodation next to Orange river. Dinner: Braai with salads. Overnight: Sendelingsdrift (Chalets)
Notes – Please bring warm clothes for evenings. Sunscreen for during the day and hats. Own toiletries as there is ablution.I will tell some stories about diamond mining, diamond theft, locals, etc. Previously worked in the diamond mines, fisherman, military etc. Won the Welcome Awards for National Best tourist Guide in 2008. SATourism.

Day 2 – 14 September 2014
Activity – Breakfast
08:00 am
Activity – Depart for Tattasberg. We visiting Witgat tree, (Sheperds tree) on our way driving through Halfmens pass. Stopping at Halfmens.I will explain the Halfmens. From here we drive through Akkedis pass passing Maerpoort on our way to Tattasberg. Domrogh pass with its spectacular scenery. We will make Tattasberg our camp for 2 nights. Dinner: Nice warm meal or potjie kos.
Overnight: Tattasberg Restcamp.
Notes – Do not forget your camera. We supply headlamps, binoculars for duration of trip.

Day 3 – 15 September 2014
Activity – Breakfast
09:00 am
Activity – Depart for Kokerboomkloof trough very beautiful scenery. Here we can view some rock formations, quiver trees, 3 species, plants and birds. We will have a light lunch at Kokerboomkloof.Rock formations are the Toe, Witches Family, Louise se Hond, Queen Victoria, Dumstich, etc. I will collect some Dassie piss for me, of medicinal use. Look at some game gemsbok, Springbok, Klipspringer on our way back to Tattasberg. Our chef will prepare for us a light lunch. Tortillas.Return to camp. At leisure till dinner. Guest can take a walk along the Orange river if they choose to. Dinner: Surprise meal. Chef’s special. Overnight: Tattasberg Restcamp.
Notes – Breakfast, light lunch and dinner included in the price.

Day 3 – 16 September 2014
Activity – Breakfast
09:00 am
Activity – Breakfast: Early start to the day to ensure best possible photography opportunities. Breaking down camp and pack up. Depart for Helskloof gate looking at plants, sceneries and photography. En route I will show you very rare plants like rabbits food, bandaged vinger, stapelias, Pearson aloe, and lots more. We drive trough Helskloof pass, and exit at Helskloof gate. From here drive up to Alexanderbay and back to Port Nolloth. From here we drive to Okiep. Overnight: Port Indigo Guesthouse.
Notes – We supply headlamps and binoculars for all the guests.Trust that you will find this in order. Looking forward to our trip.
Activity – End of Arrangement.