Cape Town to Cape Town Highlights:
Postberg Flower Reserve
Niewoudtville “bulb capital of the World”
Olifants River Wine Route
Ramskop Wildflower Garden
Your contribution to nature by booking on this tour: An indigenous young forest sapling (grown endemically in the Platbos Forest Tree Nursery) planted in the Platbos Trees for Tomorrow Reforestation Project in an ancient rare forest in the southern Cape. You may book a day visit and introduction to the forest with its 1000-year-old trees prior or post your tour.
Includes: Accommodation in hand selected comfortable guest houses*; transport in an air-conditioned 14 seater vehicle**; English speaking expert guide; all meals; all entrances
Excludes: All flights, Drinks and all items of a personal nature i.e. gratuities, curio, telephone, etc.
* Please be aware that due to the location of the flowers we are often staying in small villages where accommodation is limited so standards may differ between different guest houses available. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms
*Should the tour participants be less than expected we reserve the right to use the best-sized vehicle for the no. of persons booked on the tour.
Size of group: 8-10 participants
Departure dates: 04-09 August, 18-23 August 2019
Climate: Namaqualand is a semi-desert area with warm day temperatures all year round. Night temperatures can be cold. In spring (August- September) temperatures average 20 C in the day and 7 C at night
Seasonal variation in flowers: The flowers are totally dependent on the weather and rainfall conditions from year to year. We schedule all our tours to depart at the peak flowering period (mid-Aug – mid-Sep). However, we cannot guarantee that the weather conditions will be optimal in advance. We reserve the right to change the itinerary to include the best flowering regions for each tour departure and should the weather conditions affect the flower display your guide will ensure that you discover the best natural highlights of each region.
Health requirements: None although leisurely walking amongst the flowers is recommended
Suitable for: Those interested in experiencing one of the world’s natural miracles
*Full itinerary available on request.