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Battlefields

Dec 27, 2016   //   by 12GoTours Dev   //   Safaris  //  No Comments

There were many wars waged between the Zulus, Boers and British in Kwazulu Natal during the 19th century.
Fascinating accounts of these historical events are related by specialist guides who focus on the human aspect to bring these stories to life and make historical events three dimensional.
Several lodges in the northwestern part of Kwazulu Natal offer excellent historical experiences with specialist guides and wonderful accommodation in beautiful country locations. Cultural and wildlife activities can be combined to enhance the overall experience.

11 Day Rivers of Zambia Wildlife Safari

Oct 9, 2014   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 11 Day Rivers of Zambia Wildlife Safari

11 Day Rivers of Zambia Wildlife Safari.pdf

Livingstone to Lusaka                                                                        From US$ 5,795 p.p.s.

The abundance of wildlife found along the Luangwa and Zambezi Rivers in Zambia combined with the magnificent natural wonder of Victoria Falls and the wonderfully located Lodges and Bushcamps make this package a special experience that will leave unforgettable memories.
Starting in Livingstone, you can enjoy the wonderful David Livingstone Safari Lodge on the Zambezi River and a  range of activities including a guided visit to Victoria Falls, a Zambezi sunset cruise and a day trip to Chobe National Park in Botswana with a morning game drive, lunch at a lodge on the  Chobe River and an afternoon boat cruise.
Then fly to Lower Zambezi to spend 3 nights at Kasaka River Lodge with thrilling wildlife experiences and river activities.
Another flight takes you to Mfuwe where you are transferred to Mfuwe Lodge inside the awesome South Luangwa National Park. Here you will do an afternoon game drive and spend the night. Then spend 3 nights in the Bushcamps in South Luangwa National Park where you will do bush walks and game drives, a unique wildlife experience that is thrilling to the core.
Your safari ends with a flight back to Lusaka for your outbound flight.

14 Day Namibia Living Desert Self Drive Safari

Sep 22, 2014   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 14 Day Namibia Living Desert Self Drive Safari

14 Day Living Desert Self Drive Safari.pdf

Windhoek to Windhoek                                                               From ZAR 30,595 p.p.s.

Combine classic sunrises and sunsets in the most unusual landscapes on our planet, the diversity of life in a seemingly barren world, the warmth of the Namibian people and the tranquillity of vast open spaces and the result is an unforgettable experience.
Get a feel of Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city, before embarking on your self drive desert journey, dropping from the highlands into another world. Sossusvlei Lodge allows you quick access into the Namib Naukluft Park for awesome vistas of the world’s highest dunes. Then through the Namib Desert to Swakopmund to enjoy this charming oasis and find the most remarkable array of dunelife on the Living Desert Tour.
Erongo Wilderness Lodge is a breathtaking mountainous location where you will do a Nature Drive and visit a Bushman Rock Art site. Camp Kipwe, a spectacular retreat set amongst the rocks of Twyfelfontein, offers nature walks and drives and is close to the Rock Art Centre where you will see thousands of rock engravings from a previous culture. At Grootberg Lodge you will enjoy the desert wildlife, nature excursions, a Desert Elephant Tracking experience and a Sundowner Drive.
Thrill to the wildlife of Etosha with 1 night at Etosha Village and 2 nights at Onguma Treetop Lodge.
Enjoy your last taste of Namibia’s tranquil nature and unique wildlife activities at Okonjima Plains Camp before you end your safari.
The asphalt and gravel roads are well maintained making Namibia a perfect self drive destination.
Vehicle Rental is included in the cost of your safari.

14 Day Kruger to Cape Town Safari

Sep 21, 2014   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 14 Day Kruger to Cape Town Safari

14 Day Kruger to Cape Town Safari.pdf

Johannesburg to Cape Town                                                     From ZAR 28,570 p.p.s.

This affordable 14 Day Safari is a magnificent journey to South Africa’s three most popular regions, Greater Kruger National Park, Garden Route and Cape Town.
Fly from Johannesburg to the savannas of the Greater Kruger National Park for 3 nights on an exceptional wildife safari at Arathusa Safari Lodge in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve.
Then to Port Elizabeth where you spend a night and pick up your Rental Vehicle to start your Garden Route tour, enjoying 6 nights of diverse attractions and sightseeing along the splendid Cape Coast including 2 nights in a magnificent beach setting in Plettenberg Bay, 2 nights in Knysna with spectacular views of The Heads and a night in Hermanus overlooking Walker Bay where whales gather between May and December.
You then have 4 nights in Cape Town to indulge in the wealth of scenic beauty and choice of things to see and do.
Your safari ends here on Day 14.

11 Day Breathtaking Botswana & Victoria Falls Safari

Sep 21, 2014   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 11 Day Breathtaking Botswana & Victoria Falls Safari

11 Day Breathtaking Botswana & Vic Falls Safari.pdf

Vic Falls to Maun                                                 From US$ 4,685 p.p.s. Fully Inclusive

Indulge in a range of wondrous experiences and beautifully located lodges and camps. Spending 2 nights at Elephant Camp in Zimbabwe affords you the awesome spectacle of the Victoria Falls, once-in-a-lifetime elephant interactions and a diverse array of optional activities.
You are then transferred by road to The Garden Lodge on the Chobe River in Botswana where an abundance of wildlife can be seen on game drives and boat cruises in Chobe National Park.
Now take a charter flight to the superb Kwara Camp in the heart of the Okavango Delta to spend 3 nights absorbing the wealth of natural beauty and prime wildlife experiences on game drives, bush walks and mokoro trips.
Another charter flight then takes you to Pom Pom Camp in the southern part of the Okavango Delta to spend 3 more nights of exceptional gameviewing on game drives, bush walks and mokoro trips.
End your safari with a superb air charter flight over the Okavango Delta to Maun.

7 Day Highlights of Zimbabwe Safari

Jan 19, 2014   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 7 Day Highlights of Zimbabwe Safari
7 DAY HIGHLIGHTS OF ZIMBABWE SAFARI

Victoria Falls to Victoria Falls                                                           From US$ 1,945 p.p.s.

Combine 3 top destinations in Zimbabwe for a colourful and unforgettable Southern African experience.
Starting in the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, you will spend 2 nights at Ilala Lodge, the closest hotel to the Victoria Falls with a good view of the spray. Included are a tour of the Falls and a boat cruise on the Zambezi River. There are also a host of activities anhttp://12gotours.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=10070&action=edit&message=1d excursions on offer.
Then fly to Bumi Hills Safari Lodge on the southern shores of Lake Kariba for a 2 night stay to include wildlife activities in this game-rich and very scenic area.
From Bumi Hills you fly to Hwange National Park for a 2 night stay in Elephant’s Eye located in a game concession just outside the Park. This is one of Zimbabwe’s prime wildlife areas and sightings here will undoubtedly leave lingering memories.
You then are transferred back to Victoria Falls to end your safari.

7 Day Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway

Oct 21, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 7 Day Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway

7 Day Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway 2017

Arusha to Arusha                                                                                            US$ 1,889 p.p.s.

A wonderful wildlife safari that takes you to all the top reserves in Northern Tanzania.
Starting in Arusha where you spend a night, you then will visit Tarangire National Park famous for it’s large herds of elephants and plains game.
Then to Manyara National Park known for it’s large flocks of flamingos and tree-climbing lions.
Your safari now takes you through the awesome Ngorongoro Crater and on to Serengeti National Park where you have 2 days to enjoy the wildlife and unique savanna expanses.
Your route back to Arusha will take you through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and a visit to Olduvai Gorge.
The next day you will explore the colourful town of Mto-wa-Mbu before reaching Arusha where your safari ends.

20 Day Best of East Africa Safari

Oct 18, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 20 Day Best of East Africa Safari

20 DAY BEST OF EAST AFRICA SAFARI pdf.

Nairobi to Entebbe                                                                                        US$ 5,980 p.p.s.

A true adventure with so many varied and exciting experiences and destinations.
In Nairobi you will visit the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and Animal Orphanage before heading to Amboseli National Reserve where you will have a full day of gameviewing.
Now cross the border into Tanzania and spend a night near Arusha before travelling to Tarangire National Park where you will have more wildlife experiences and a full day Maasai cultural excursion.
Then to Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti where you have 3 nights to enjoy this spectacular wildlife region.
Your journey now takes you to Mwanza on Lake Victoria and then to Kigali in Rwanda where you will do a city tour and a visit to the Genocide Museum. From here you travel to Ruhengeri where you will do a gorilla trek. Next is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda where you have the opportunity of doing another gorilla trek.
Now drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for thrilling wildlife experiences and a Chimp trek in Chamburu Gorge.
Then to Lake Mburo National Park for a night before driving to Entebbe where  your safari ends.

10 Day Namibian Explorer Safari

Oct 18, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 10 Day Namibian Explorer Safari
10 DAY NAMIBIAN EXPLORER SAFARI

Windhoek to Windhoek                                                                   From N$ 12,900 p.p.s.

This is the Classic Namibian Highlights Safari which includes thrilling wildlife experiences in Etosha National Park, the intriguing tribal culture of the Himba, the rock art of Twyfelfontein, the charming desert oasis of Swakopmund, the living Namib Desert and the awesome dune fields of the Namib Naukluft Park and Sossusvlei.
Options include Fully Accommodated or Camping Safaris.
Your first night is spent at the Africat Foundation to learn about the rehabilitation of feline predators and get a close look at some of these beautiful cats.
Then spend 2 nights in Etosha National Park to enjoy the diverse habitats around Namutoni and Okaukuejo Camps as well as the most popular waterhole of all time at Okaukuejo Camp.
Your journey now takes you into Damaraland where you visit a Himba village to learn about the tribal way of life of these desert nomads.
Enjoy the spectacular sunsets and rock art of Twyfelfontein, a rugged mountain paradise with a distinct spirtual feel.
Now spend 2 nights in Swakopmund to add a different flavour to your safari, enjoying the German architecture, restaurants, bars, markets and shops of this charming desert oasis on the Atlantic Coast. You also have enough time here to participate in the many activities on offer.
Then head through the Namib Desert to Sesriem where you spend 2 nights and indulge in the awesome beauty of the Namib Naukluft Park dune fields and Sossusvlei.
And on your last day you make your way back to Windhoek, climbing back up the scenic Central Plateau of Namibia to end your safari in Windhoek.

14 Day Namibian Experience

Oct 18, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 14 Day Namibian Experience
14 DAY NAMIBIAN EXPERIENCE

Windhoek to Windhoek                                                                     From N$ 18,800 p.p.s.

For the full spectrum of Namibian experiences in North and South, this safari includes an idyllic Kalahari Game Farm, a visit to the Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop, the remarkable Fish River Canyon, the desert plains, mountains and wild horses of Aus, a boat cruise in Luderitz Bay in the Atlantic Ocean, the diamond ghost town of Kolmanskop, the living Namib Desert and awesome dunefields of Sossusvlei, the wildlife of Etosha, the rugged beauty of Damaraland, the tribal culture of the Himba, the rock art of Twyfelfontein and the desert oasis of Swakopmund.
Options include Fully Accommodated or Camping Safaris.
Departing from Windhoek, you visit Rehoboth and learn about the history of the Baster people that inhabit this small town.  Spend your first night on a Kalahari Game Farm to include a game drive the next morning before moving down to the Keetmanshoop area to see the Quiver Tree Forest and Mesosaurus Fossil Site.
Continue to the Fish River Canyon and soak your body in the hot springs of Ai Ais where you spend the night. After viewing the Canyon from several vantage points you proceed to Aus where you spend 2 nights in this wonderful desert area. Here you can see the famed wild horses, do an excursion to the port town of Luderitz where you embark on a boat cruise in the Bay and end with a visit to the ghost town of Kolmanskop.
Then through the Namib Desert to the awesome Sossusvlei region to enjoy an early morning on the dunes and a walk to Sossusvlei. You have 2 nights in this area before returning to Windhoek for a night.
The Northern section of your journey starts now and you spend at the Africat Foundation to learn about the rehabilitation of feline predators and get a close look at some of these beautiful cats.
Then spend 2 nights in Etosha National Park for some thrilling wildlife experiences.
Your journey now takes you into Damaraland where you will visit a Himba village to learn about the tribal way of life of these desert nomads.
Then on to Twyfelfontein to enjoy the spectacular sunsets of this rugged mountain paradise and witness the ancient rock art which adds a spiritual  dimension to the landscape.
Now spend a night in Swakopmund to add a different flavour to your safari, enjoying the German architecture, restaurants, bars, markets and shops of this desert oasis on the Atlantic Coast.
You then travel to back to Windhoek to end your safari.

10 Day Tanzania Family Safari

Oct 17, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 10 Day Tanzania Family Safari

10 DAY TANZANIA FAMILY SAFARI & BEACH HOLIDAY pdf.

Arusha to Zanzibar                                                                 US$ 3,140 per adult sharing

An unforgettable journey in Tanzania to combine the wealth of wildlife in the northern reserves and the beautiful coast of Zanzibar.
Your safari starts in Arusha from where you will travel to Tarangire National Park, famous for it’s large herds of elephant and plains game
Now head for Manyara National Park where you may see the unusual sight of lions that climb trees. Manyara is well known too for large flocks of flamingos that gather to feed in the soda lake.
Next is the awesome Ngorongoro Crater for superb gameviewing and on to Serengeti National Park, stopping enroute at Olduvai Gorge. You will spend 2 in the Serengeti to enjoy the abundance of wildlife and open savannas.
You now take a flight to Zanzibar where you have 3 days of fantastic beaches and available aquatic activities.
Your safari ends on Day 10 in Zanzibar.

7 Day Northern Adventure Safari

Oct 17, 2013   //   by Sam Wingate   //   Safaris  //  Comments Off on 7 Day Northern Adventure Safari
7 DAY NORTHERN ADVENTURE SAFARI

Windhoek to Windhoek                                                                     From N$ 9,000 p.p.s.

Experience the wildlife of Etosha, the rugged beauty of Damaraland, the tribal culture of the Himba, the rock art of Twyfelfontein and the desert oasis of Swakopmund on this safari which highlights Northern Namibia.
Options include Fully Accommodated or Camping Safaris.
Your first night is spent at the Africat Foundation to learn about the rehabilitation of feline predators and get a close look at some of these beautiful cats.
Then spend 2 nights in Etosha National Park for some thrilling wildlife experiences.
Your journey now takes you into Damaraland where you will visit a Himba village to learn about the tribal way of life of these desert nomads.
Then on to Twyfelfontein to enjoy the spectacular sunsets of this rugged mountain paradise and witness the ancient rock art which adds a spiritual  dimension to the landscape.
Now spend a night in Swakopmund to add a different flavour to your safari, enjoying the German architecture, restaurants, bars, markets and shops of this desert oasis on the Atlantic Coast.
You then travel to Windhoek to end your safari.

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