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Botswana, Namibia, Simbabwe, ...

Vom Kap bis zum Sambesi

  • Gruppenreisen, Unterkünfte, Rundreisen
  • Unterkunft: Hotel
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

22 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.808

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • Kapstadt, Company Gardens
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im klimatisierten Minibus oder Safaritruck und Safarifahrzeug
  • alle Eintrittsgelder laut Programm
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 3 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 2 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit eigenem Bad)
  • 9 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 7 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 21×F, 15×M, 3×M (LB), 12×A

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Diese Reise ist keine „Mitmach-Safari“. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt alle anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs sowie die Essenszubereitung. Das Frühstück wird im Restaurant bzw. Frühstücksraum der jeweiligen Unterkunft serviert. Das Mittagessen wird vom Reiseleiter zubereitet und erfolgt meist unterwegs in Form eines Picknicks.
Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden auf dieser Reise vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Vorortzahlung (Local Payment): Am ersten Reisetag sind 2200 ZAR pro Person in bar an den Reiseleiter zu übergeben. Die Bezahlung vor Ort gehört zu den allumfassenden Reisekosten und wird dazu verwendet, einen Teil der täglichen, operativen Ausgaben zu decken, die während der Reise anfallen. Der Veranstalter versucht, alle Kosten bereits im Voraus zu decken, trotzdem ist eine Barbezahlung nicht immer zu vermeiden, da viele Attraktionen, die auf der Safari besichtigt werden, nur Bargeld akzeptieren. Beispiele hierfür sind Gebühren für lokale Guides sowie lokale Märkte, bei denen die Essensvorräte aufgefüllt werden, damit Ihnen frische Mahlzeiten serviert werden können. Damit wird sichergestellt, dass die ortsansässigen Gemeinden und Einrichtungen direkt von den Gebühren profitieren können.

Anreise: Hinflug nach Kapstadt mit Ankunft am Tag des Reisebeginns. Für ein individuelles Vorprogramm in Kapstadt buchen wir Ihnen gern Übernachtungen in der Unterkunft, an der die Reise beginnt (The Townhouse Hotel, ab 50 € p.P. /Nacht im DZ inkl. F bzw. 80 €/Nacht im EZ inkl. F).

Option von Victoria Falls bis Kapstadt: An ausgewählten Terminen erfolgt der Reiseverlauf in umgekehrter Richtung. Hier besteht die Möglichkeit eines Vorprogrammes in Victoria Falls in der A’Zambezi River Lodge: 145 € p.P./Nacht im DZ inkl. F bzw. 245 € /Nacht im EZ inkl F.

Programmverländerung: Auf Wunsch können Sie die Reise als geführtes Programm um zwei Tage verlängern. Das 24-Tage-Programm enthält zwei Tage in Kapstadt und Umgebung. An diesen beiden Tagen erkunden Sie Kapstadt inkl. Tafelberg sowie das Umland (Hout Bay, Cape Point und Good Hope Naturreservat, Simon’s Town, Boulders Strand) mit Ihrem Reiseleiter. Übernachtet wird im Townhouse Hotel inkl. F. Gern beraten wir Sie dazu.

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
05.07.2017 - 26.07.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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15.07.2017 - 05.08.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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22.07.2017 - 12.08.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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06.08.2017 - 27.08.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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11.08.2017 - 01.09.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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28.08.2017 - 18.09.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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20.09.2017 - 11.10.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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28.09.2017 - 19.10.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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08.10.2017 - 29.10.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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11.10.2017 - 01.11.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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14.10.2017 - 04.11.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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15.10.2017 - 05.11.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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30.10.2017 - 20.11.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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12.11.2017 - 03.12.2017
22 Tage
ab 2.874 €
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02.12.2017 - 23.12.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.186 €
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09.12.2017 - 30.12.2017
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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15.12.2017 - 05.01.2018
22 Tage
ab 3.120 €
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Namibia, Südafrika

Südafrika Namibia Von Kapstadt nach ...

  • Gruppenreisen, Unterkünfte, Rundreisen
  • Unterkunft: Zelt, Hotel
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

13 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.160

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • Farbenspiele in der Namib, die älteste Wüste der Welt
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im Safaritruck und im Safarifahrzeug
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 2 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 8 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 1 Ü: Gästehaus (Gemeinschaftsbad)
  • 1 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 12×F, 10×M, 8×A

Zusätzliche Informationen

Optional können Sie die Reise auf 21 Tage verlängern (SAFSKL21).

Diese Tour ist eine aktive Mitmach-Safari, bei der Sie von zwei qualifizierten Reiseleitern begleitet werden. Die Unterstützung der Teilnehmer bei allen anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs, Hilfe bei der Essenszubereitung, beim Abwaschen, Aufräumen etc. trägt zum Gelingen der Reise ganz wesentlich bei. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt das Einkaufen und die Zubereitung fast aller inkludierten Mahlzeiten. An einigen Tagen wird das Frühstück von der Unterkunft zubereitet. Das Mittagessen wird im Picknick-Stil und das Abendessen meist am Lagerfeuer eingenommen.

Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

​Anreise: Hinflug nach Kapstadt mit Ankunft einen Tag vor Reisebeginn. Wir buchen Ihnen gern eine Übernachtung in dem Gästehaus an dem die Reise beginnt (Sweetest Guesthouses, ab 44 € p.P. im DZ).

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
05.07.2017 - 17.07.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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26.07.2017 - 07.08.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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02.08.2017 - 14.08.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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09.08.2017 - 21.08.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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23.08.2017 - 04.09.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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20.09.2017 - 02.10.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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11.10.2017 - 23.10.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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25.10.2017 - 06.11.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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01.11.2017 - 13.11.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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08.11.2017 - 20.11.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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29.11.2017 - 11.12.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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13.12.2017 - 25.12.2017
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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20.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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27.12.2017 - 08.01.2018
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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10.01.2018 - 22.01.2018
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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17.01.2018 - 29.01.2018
13 Tage
ab 2.160 €
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Südafrika

Explore Southern Africa

  • Bahnreisen, Safari Reisen, Rundreisen
  • Unterkunft: Hotel, Zelt, Privatunterkunft
  • bis 8 Personen

12 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.749

bis 8 Personen
Details
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
Ankunftstransfer. Besuch des Botanischen Gartens Kirstenbosch mit einem erfahrenen Guide. Orientierungs-Tour in Kapstadt. Ausflug nach Cape Point inklusive der Pinguine in Boulders Beach. Malerische Fahrt entlang der Panorama Route. Eintritt Krüger-Nationalpark mit Pirschfahrten in einem offenen Safariwagen. Eintritt in ein privates Wildschutzgebiet mit Pirschfahrten in offenen Safariwägen. Vortrag und Pirschfahrt mit einem Forscher. Tour der Victoriafälle. Traditionelles Abendessen bei einer simbabwischen Familie. Inlandsflüge. Interessante Artikel, hilfreiche Ratschläge und Foto-Tipps von National Geographic vor der Abreise. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

Zusätzliche Informationen
Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.1. TRAVEL DAYS This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe air-conditioned touring vehicle for the long drives. 2. YELLOW FEVER It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. 3) COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours (Cape Town, Kruger, Livingstone). As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. Please note that there are no activities planned during your stay in Cape Town or Livingstone. 4) ACCOMMODATION Please note, if you have not booked MOR (my own room) for this trip, you might be sharing a room for your stay in Cape Town, as well as for the rest of the tour. Please ask at check-in at the hotel in Cape Town if you will be sharing your room. 5) GROUP SIZE Due to the popularity of this itinerary we have increased the group size to 16 passengers for 2017. Any guest booked for 2016 will still have a maximum group size of 9. If you are unclear about the size of your group, please check with your agent. For group sizes of 10 to 16, you will have a dedicated driver and CEO.Gruppengröße: Max. 9, im Schnitt 6.Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in South Africa. On this tour, we provide only a few meals for you and your group members, so as to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility in your choices. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though - while in the larger centres, your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. For the included meals, vegetarian meal requests and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.Transportmittel: Klimatisierter Touring-Wagen, offener Safariwagen, zu Fuß, Flug.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.Ausnahmen für Alleinreisende: Nächte 7-8; Private Nature Reserve.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO. If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer: After you have picked up your luggage and entered the arrival hall, you should see a G Adventures representative holding a G sign. If you do not see anyone, we ask that you please make your way to the information desk, which is located on the same level. If you have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.Checkliste: Suggested Items: ▪ Fleece top ▪ Windproof/waterproof jacket ▪ Small towel and swimwear ▪ 4 shirts/t-shirts ▪ Sun hat ▪ 1 pair of shorts ▪ 2 pairs of long trousers ▪ Sport sandals ▪ Sunblock ▪ Sunglasses ▪ Toiletries (biodegradable) • ▪ Watch or alarm clock ▪ Water bottle ▪ Flashlight (with extra batteries and bulbs) ▪ Money belt ▪ First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, bandaids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Pocketknife -Water purification tablets or filter (optional) Documents: ▪ Passport (with photocopies) ▪ Yellow Fever Certificate (with photocopies)- if coming from a yellow fever endemic country ▪ Travel insurance (with photocopies) ▪ Airline tickets (with photocopies) ▪ Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) ▪ G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier ▪ Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required (please inform yourself if you are able to obtain visas at the borders, visa regulations changes often, therefore we cannot hand out information).Klamotten waschen: PLEASE ask your guide/CEO to arrange if any laundry needs to be done, so that he / she can make arrangements for you. He/She will advise guests accordingly, in advance if guests want to do laundry where it is available.Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements is for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be send back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at own cost. We have been experiencing a lot of problems with people that need visas for Namibia and Malawi. Namibian and Malawian visas is not available at the border, so please make very sure if you do need a visa before arrival. The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/Applying%20for%20a%20South%20African%20visa.html http://www.southafrica.info/travel/documents/visas.htm Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. **Please note for those traveling with minors: Effective June 01, 2015, anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry without an unabridged birth certificate. If they are not travelling with both parents or adults who are not the child's parents, further documentation is required. Please check with your South African embassy or consulate for the most current list of document requirements. Zambia ***Please be sure to visit http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Information below is in regards to Zambian Visas only. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=118 http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117 Most nationals can purchase their visas upon arrival. Some nationals do have to obtain a visa before arriving in Lusaka such as Greek, Turkish, Indian, Chinese. But please double check with your agent and/or closest embassy. Visas issued at ports of entry or missions abroad Albania, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Britain, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma (Myanmar), Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Congo Brazzaville, Cook Islands, Costarica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, German, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourgm, Madagascar, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Rwanda, Saotome and Prince, Slovakia Republic, Slovenia Republic, South Korea, Spain, St Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America, Uruguay, Western Sahara, Venezuela, Vietnam Countries not requiring a visa Anguilla, Antigua and Bermuda, Australian Antarctic Territory, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cook Island, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands Dependencies, Fiji Islands, Gilbraltar, Grenada, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Romania, Ross Dependency, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia-Montenegro, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Turks and Caicos Island, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zimbabwe Types of VISAS and the Applicable Fees - Please use as guideline only. Single Entry- US $50. Double Entry- US $80 Multiple Entry- US $80 This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). Rand can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.Trinkgeld: Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver /CEO: up to the discretion of the guest, CEO/guide = R50.00 per day and driver = R30.00 per day (or 2-5USD per day).Gesundheit: Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. Yellow Fever Certificate Note: It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into South Africa when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. This rule is also applicable to airport transit. If other countries not endemic to Yellow Fever have been visited (such as Botswana and Namibia), after visiting an endemic country, then a Yellow Fever certificate will still be required on entry into South Africa. A valid Yellow Fever Certificate is also needed for entry into the following countries when coming from a Yellow Fever endemic country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Malawi. Recommended that guests take MALARIA tablets as they are going to KNP or Manyeleti Area. (Speak to your doctor regarding malaria). Guests can bring insect repellent spray/cream or buy when they arrive in South Africa for example: Peaceful Sleep / Tabard. You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit, hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/Tripspezifische Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: GENERAL: Look after your personal items. Do not leave your valuables visible in a car or hotel room. Lock your hotel room door when you enter and when you leave. Do not carry large amount of cash on you. Avoid displaying flashy jewellery and carry your camera in its pack on your shoulder rather than around your neck. Keep your passport, airline tickets, money, important documents locked up in your room/safe - do not carry it with you. Vital Information when you are staying the KNP or any Reserve: Please ensure that your stay is happy and safe by taking note of a few simple warnings. You will be sharing your stay with many exciting and unusal creatures but without knowledge some of them could be dangerous: Example: Bats, Spiders, Snakes, Scorpions, Malaria Zone. If you must walk around at night please DO NOT DO SO WITHOUT A TORCH. Remember: by feeding any wildlife, you are signing their death warrant as they become aggressive!Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

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Südafrika, Swasiland

Highlights vom Krüger Nationalpark bis ...

  • Gruppenreisen, Kulturreisen, Natururlaub
  • Unterkunft: Zelt, Ferienanlage
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

17 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 1.850

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • Pinguine am Boulders Beach (Kaphalbinsel)
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im Minibus oder Safaritruck
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 2 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit eigenem Bad)
  • 9 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 5 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 16×F, 12×M, 11×A

Zusätzliche Informationen

Die Reise ist eine aktive Mitmach-Safari, bei der Sie von zwei qualifizierten Reiseleitern begleitet werden. Die Unterstützung der Teilnehmer bei allen anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs, Hilfe bei der Essenszubereitung, beim Abwaschen, Aufräumen etc. trägt zum Gelingen der Reise ganz wesentlich bei. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt das Einkaufen und die Zubereitung der Mahlzeiten. Die Verpflegung unterwegs erfolgt in Form eines Picknicks. Die Abendessen werden am Lagerfeuer eingenommen. An einigen Tagen wird das Frühstück von der Unterkunft zubereitet. Das Mittagessen wird im Picknick-Stil und das Abendessen meist am Lagerfeuer eingenommen.

Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Anreise: Hinflug nach Johannesburg mit Ankunft am Tag vor Reisebeginn. Wir buchen Ihnen gern eine Übernachtung in dem Gästehaus, an dem die Reise beginnt (ab 28 € p.P. im DZ).
Abreise: Wir empfehlen den Rückflug am letzten Reisetag abends oder einen Rückflug am nächsten Tag mit einer Zusatzübernachtung in Kapstadt (ab 45 € p.P. im DZ).

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Diese Reise ist eine Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil etwas längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
01.07.2017 - 17.07.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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08.07.2017 - 24.07.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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15.07.2017 - 31.07.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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22.07.2017 - 07.08.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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29.07.2017 - 14.08.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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05.08.2017 - 21.08.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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19.08.2017 - 04.09.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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23.09.2017 - 09.10.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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07.10.2017 - 23.10.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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04.11.2017 - 20.11.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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11.11.2017 - 27.11.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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25.11.2017 - 11.12.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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02.12.2017 - 18.12.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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09.12.2017 - 25.12.2017
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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23.12.2017 - 08.01.2018
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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30.12.2017 - 15.01.2018
17 Tage
ab 1.850 €
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Südafrika, St. Lucia, Swasiland

Südafrika Vom Krüger NP bis zu den ...

  • Gruppenreisen, Unterkünfte, Eventreisen
  • Unterkunft: Hotel
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 8 Personen

14 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 1.880

bis 8 Personen
Details
  • Löwe im Krüger-Nationalpark
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutschsprachige Tourenleitung
  • Flughafentransfer bei An- und Abreise passend zum Reisetermin
  • alle Fahrten im Mercedes Sprinter o.ä. (Fensterplatz garantiert)
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 3 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 2 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit eigenem Bad)
  • 1 Ü: Hütte im DZ
  • 7 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 13×F, 5×M, 9×A

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Sie übernachten in Gästehäusern, Lodges, Hotels oder Restcamps. Die Unterkünfte sind mit einem Badezimmer mit Waschbecken, Dusche und WC ausgestattet und bieten eine gemütliche Atmosphäre und einen persönlichen Service. Die Kategorie variiert zwischen europäischer Mittelklasse und Luxus, alle Häuser sind sehr sauber und gepflegt. Die benannten Unterkünfte im Reiseverlauf werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Die Verpflegung erfolgt meist auf Basis der Halbpension. Das klassische Frühstück ist in der Regel ein Frühstücksbüffet. Abends erhalten Sie in den Unterkünften ein Abendessen, welches in der Regel entweder aus einem Büffet oder einem 3-Gänge-Menü besteht.

Anreise Johannesburg: Bitte planen Sie Ihre Ankunft bis 11:00 Uhr, damit Sie am Anschlussprogramm (Stadtrundfahrt Pretoria) teilnehmen können.
Abreise Johannesburg: Der Abflug ist ab 16:30 Uhr möglich.

Auf Wunsch können Sie gerne eher anreisen bzw. ein paar Tage verlängern.
Vorübernachtung im Avalon Guesthouse in Pretoria:
ab 40 € pro Person im DZ inkl. F
ab 62 € im EZ inkl. F
Transfer vom Flughafen zum Gästehaus: 55 € (für 2 Personen); 45 € (für 1 Person)

Die Reise ist so geplant, dass an ausgewählten Tagen genug Zeit für die Teilnahme an optionalen Aktivitäten bleibt. Je nach Interesse können Sie aktiv werden oder in der jeweiligen Lodge entspannen. Entscheiden Sie einfach vor Ort, auf welche Aktivität Sie Lust haben. Zu Auswahl steht u.a.
Tag 3 & 4: Drakensberge: Reiten
Tag 8: Kosi Bay: Schildkröten-Tour (November bis Februar)
Tag 12 & 13: Krüger-Nationalpark: Nachtpirschfahrt & morgendliche Buschwanderung

Diese Reise ist eine Zubuchertour (deutschsprachige Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil etwas längere Fahrtstrecken im Kleinbus einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 2

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 8

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
06.07.2017 - 19.07.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.280 €
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20.07.2017 - 02.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.280 €
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03.08.2017 - 16.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.280 €
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17.08.2017 - 30.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.280 €
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31.08.2017 - 13.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.480 €
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12.10.2017 - 25.10.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.480 €
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26.10.2017 - 08.11.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.480 €
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23.11.2017 - 06.12.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.480 €
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07.12.2017 - 20.12.2017
14 Tage
ab 2.480 €
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Botswana, Simbabwe, Namibia, ...

Von Kapstadt zu den Victoriafällen

  • Gruppenreisen, Natururlaub, Safari Reisen
  • Unterkunft: Hotel, Zelt
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

21 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 3.130

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • Farbenspiele in der Namib, die älteste Wüste der Welt
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im Safaritruck und im Safarifahrzeug
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 4 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 2 Ü: Zelt fertig aufgestellt und mit festen Betten
  • 8 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 1 Ü: Gästehaus (Gemeinschaftsbad)
  • 5 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 20×F, 16×M, 11×A

Zusätzliche Informationen

Dies Reise ist eine aktive Mitmach-Safari, bei der Sie von zwei qualifizierten Reiseleitern begleitet werden. Die Unterstützung der Teilnehmer bei allen anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs, Hilfe bei der Essenszubereitung, beim Abwaschen, Aufräumen etc. trägt zum Gelingen der Reise ganz wesentlich bei. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt das Einkaufen und die Zubereitung fast aller inkludierten Mahlzeiten. An sieben Tagen wird das Frühstück von der Unterkunft zubereitet. Das Mittagessen wird im Picknick-Stil und das Abendessen meist am Lagerfeuer eingenommen.

Sie übernachten in gemütlichen einfachen Chalets, permanenten Hauszelten und Gästehäusern. Bettzeug steht überall zur Verfügung. Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Im Okavango-Delta übernachten Sie für zwei Nächte in geräumigen Safari-Zelten (ca. 2,4 x 3,6 x 1,8 Meter). Jedes Zelt ist mit zwei Feldbetten, Kopfkissen, Bettdecken sowie einer Toilette im abgetrennten Zeltabteil ausgestattet. Das Duschzelt mit Eimerdusche (heißes Wasser vom Lagerfeuer) wird in der Nähe des Camps errichtet. Wenn Sie im Delta ankommen, ist das Camp bereits für Sie aufgebaut.

Anreise: Hinflug nach Kapstadt mit Ankunft einen Tag vor Reisebeginn. Wir buchen Ihnen gern eine Übernachtung in dem Gästehaus, an dem die Reise beginnt (Sweetest Guesthouses, ab 45 € p.P. im DZ).

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Optional können Sie die Reise bereits am 13. Tag in Windhoek beenden (SAFSKL13).

Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe)

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
05.07.2017 - 25.07.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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26.07.2017 - 15.08.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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02.08.2017 - 22.08.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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09.08.2017 - 29.08.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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23.08.2017 - 12.09.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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20.09.2017 - 10.10.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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11.10.2017 - 31.10.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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25.10.2017 - 14.11.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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01.11.2017 - 21.11.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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08.11.2017 - 28.11.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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29.11.2017 - 19.12.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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13.12.2017 - 02.01.2018
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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20.12.2017 - 09.01.2018
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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27.12.2017 - 16.01.2018
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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10.01.2018 - 30.01.2018
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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17.01.2018 - 06.02.2018
21 Tage
ab 3.130 €
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Südafrika

Explore Cape Town & Kruger National Park

  • Safari Reisen, Natururlaub
  • Unterkunft: Hotel, Zelt, Privatunterkunft
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 8 Personen

10 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.249

bis 8 Personen
Details
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
Ankunftstransfer. Orientierungs-Tour in Kapstadt und Cape Point inklusive Boulders Beach. Besuch des Botanischen Gartens Kirstenbosch mit einem erfahrenen Guide. Traditionelles Braai-Abendessen (Barbecue). Malerische Fahrt entlang der Panorama Route. Eintritt Krüger-Nationalpark mit Pirschfahrten im offenen Wagen. Besuch eines lokalen Dorfes und einer von G Adventures unterstützten Schule. Eintritt in einem privaten Naturschutzgebiet mit Pirschfahrten in offenen Safariwägen. Vortrag und Pirschfahrt mit einem Forscher und Raubtierexperten. Inlandsflüge. Interessante Artikel, hilfreiche Ratschläge und Foto-Tipps von National Geographic vor der Abreise. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

Zusätzliche Informationen
Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.1) TRAVEL DAYS This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe air-conditioned touring vehicle for the long drives. 2) YELLOW FEVER South Africa is to enforce new rules requiring proof of Yellow Fever vaccination for all travelers - even in airport transit - who have been in Zambia or other countries where the disease is endemic. The stricter guidelines, effective 01 Oct 2011, will see pax without an international Yellow Fever certificate refused entry. 3) COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours (Kruger and Cape Town). As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. 4) ACCOMMODATION Please note, if you have not booked MOR (my own room) for this trip, you might be sharing a room for your stay in Cape Town, as well as for the rest of the tour. Please ask at check-in at the hotel in Cape Town if you will be sharing your room. 5) GROUP SIZE Due to the popularity of this itinerary we have increased the group size to 16 passengers for 2017. Any guest booked for 2016 will still have a maximum group size of 9. If you are unclear about the size of your group, please check with your agent. For group sizes of 10 to 16, you will have a dedicated driver and CEO.Gruppengröße: Max. 9, im Schnitt 6.Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in South Africa.Transportmittel: Privater Minibus, Flugzeug, klimatisierter Touring-Wagen, offener Safariwagen, zu Fuß.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.Ausnahmen für Alleinreisende: Nacht 7-8 im Private Nature Reserve.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact our local office in South Africa (Emergency Contact). If you have pre-booked an airport transfer and have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labeled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase, or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable. The Southern Hemisphere essentially has the opposite weather to the Northern Hemisphere. The winter months of June, July and August, whilst clear and warm during the day (up to 25 degrees), can drop down to single figures and even below freezing at night. Between September and May it is considerably warmer with the time between October and March being the hottest, getting up to the high 30C and sometimes above. However it is always a dry heat and the temperature does drop at night. The wet season is between November and February, but this is not a bad time to go, as it generally does not rain for very long. We strongly recommend lots of layers to wear from the start of the day until the night. You might still need to wear a fleece jacket in the mornings, a t-shirt during the day and again the fleece jacket at sunset time. A woolen hat is also very much recommendable for the cold winter’s early morning game drives.Checkliste: Suggested Items: ▪ Fleece top ▪ Windproof/waterproof jacket ▪ Small towel and swimwear ▪ 4 shirts/t-shirts ▪ Sun hat ▪ 1 pair of shorts ▪ 2 pairs of long trousers ▪ Sport sandals ▪ Sunblock ▪ Sunglasses ▪ Toiletries (biodegradable) • ▪ Watch or alarm clock ▪ Water bottle ▪ Flashlight (with extra batteries and bulbs) ▪ Money belt ▪ First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, bandaids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Pocketknife Documents: ▪ Passport (with photocopies) ▪ Yellow Fever Certificate (with photocopies)- if coming from a yellow fever endemic country ▪ Travel insurance (with photocopies) ▪ Airline tickets (with photocopies) ▪ Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) ▪ G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier ▪ Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required (please inform yourself if you are able to obtain visas at the borders, visa regulations changes often, therefore we cannot hand out information).Klamotten waschen: Laundry can be done at the lodge (at own expense).Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements is for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be send back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at own cost. We have been experiencing a lot of problems with people that need visas for Namibia and Malawi. Namibian and Malawian visas is not available at the border, so please make very sure if you do need a visa before arrival. The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/Applying%20for%20a%20South%20African%20visa.html http://www.southafrica.info/travel/documents/visas.htm Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. **Please note for those traveling with minors: Effective June 01, 2015, anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry without an unabridged birth certificate. If they are not travelling with both parents or adults who are not the child's parents, further documentation is required. Please check with your South African embassy or consulate for the most current list of document requirements. This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.Detailinformationen Reiseland: TRIP SPECIFIC DETAILS REGIONAL INFORMATION Climate Southern Africa is renowned for its excellent outdoor living climate. The winter months are from May to September and are characterized by cold nights and pleasant days. Summer is from October to April and starts off with increasing dry heat and dust. Rains generally only start from mid to late December and last until March; this period is hot and humid. Local Currency South African Rand is the best currency to use in South Africa. KRUGER NATIONAL PARK The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, SANParks - Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies. FAUNA AND FLORA Approximately 145 mammal species occur in the park. It is possible to see all the classical African big game, including elephant, black and white rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog and many antelope species. Large carnivores include lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and spotted hyena. There are also many smaller mammals. Kruger has a list of almost 500 species of birds, some of which are not to be found elsewhere in South Africa. Hornbills, Starlings, Vultures, Rollers, Bee-eaters and Shrikes are found here birdwatchers can look forward to pursuing the big 6 (Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Pel’s Fishing Owl and Ground Hornbill). The far north of the park (Pafuri and Punda Maria regions) is regarded as one of the birding Mecca’s of the country (with many regional rarities to be found), yet birding throughout the entire park is excellent. Eagles are common: Bateleur, Martial, Black-breasted Snake, Brown Snake, African Hawk, African Fish and Tawny are all regularly seen, and in summer: Wahlberg’s, Steppe, Lesser Spotted. The Park’s numerous water points make for excellent bird watching, while the rest camps and picnic sites are exceptionally rewarding for birders. VEGETATION With Kruger being so vast it naturally has a tremendous botanic diversity. Simplistically the park can be divided into 16 macro ecozones. The northern half of the park, north of the Olifants River is predominantly mopane veld, while south of the Olifants the ecozones are thornveld. There are 336 tree species in the park.Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: NOTE: Simbavati River Lodge has credit card facilities. The easiest way is to withdraw money at the ATM airport (see below). The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). Rand can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.Sonderausgaben: Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!Trinkgeld: Tipping is optional and related to good service received. This is just a guideline that guests can use: PORTERS: R7.00 per bag ; WAITERS (Restaurants): 10% of the total bill as a general guideline; CHAMBER MAIDS: R10.00 per day as a guideline; BARMEN/LADIES: 10% of the total bill as a general guideline; GAME RANGERS: R50.00 per activity / TRACKER: R20.00 per activity; CEO & DRIVER: This is up to the discretion of the group/guests - CEO/guide = R50.00 per day and driver = R30.00 per dayGesundheit: Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend you contact your family physician, or your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date health information at least one month before departure. Travelers should also carry a basic first-aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes. Travellers to South Africa should observe similar precautions to those taken elsewhere in Africa. Medical facilities are basic throughout these countries. For your own safety, we strongly recommend that you advise your CEO of any medical condition that may affect you while travelling with the group. Be aware that all safaris enter malaria areas. Your doctor should be able to recommend the necessary prophylactics. Please ensure you have all the inoculations recommended by your doctor. Yellow Fever Certificate Note: It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into South Africa when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. This rule is also applicable to airport transit. If other countries not endemic to Yellow Fever have been visited (such as Botswana and Namibia), after visiting an endemic country, then a Yellow Fever certificate will still be required on entry into South Africa. A valid Yellow Fever Certificate is also needed for entry into the following countries when coming from a Yellow Fever endemic country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Malawi. Recommended that guests take MALARIA tablets as they are going to KNP Area. (Speak to your doctor regarding malaria). Guests can bring insect repellent spray/cream or buy when they arrive in South Africa for example: Peaceful Sleep / Tabard.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/Tripspezifische Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: GENERAL: Look after your personal items. Do not leave your valuables visible in a car or hotel room. Lock your hotel room door when you enter and when you leave. Do not carry large amount of cash on you. Avoid displaying flashy jewellery and carry your camera in its pack on your shoulder rather than around your neck. Keep your passport, airline tickets, money, important documents locked up in your room/safe - do not carry it with you. Vital Information when you are staying the KNP or any Reserve: Please ensure that your stay is happy and safe by taking note of a few simple warnings. You will be sharing your stay with many exciting and unusal creatures but without knowledge some of them could be dangerous: Example: Bats, Spiders, Snakes, Scorpions, Malaria Zone. If you must walk around at night please DO NOT DO SO WITHOUT A TORCH. Remember: by feeding any wildlife, you are signing their death warrant as they become aggressive!Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

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Eintritt Fischfluss-Canyon. Eintritt Sossusvlei-Dünen und Sesriem-Canyon. Aufenthalt in Swakopmund. Eintritt Etosha-Nationalpark und Pirschfahrt. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

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Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.1. This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe air-conditioned touring vehicle for the long drives. 2. It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. 3. Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes.Gruppengröße: Max. 18, im Schnitt 14.Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in southern Africa. On this tour, we provide only a few meals for you and your group members, so as to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility in you choices. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though - while in the larger centres, your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. For the included meals, vegetarian meal requests and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.Transportmittel: Klimatisiertes Reisemobil, zu Fuß.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.Ausnahmen für Alleinreisende: Nächte 5-6, Wüste Namib; Nächte 10-11 Etosha-Nationalpark.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO. If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer: After you have picked up your luggage and entered the arrival hall, you should see a G Adventures representative holding a G sign. If you do not see anyone, we ask that you please make your way to the information desk, which is located on the same level. If you have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable. During the winter months (May to October), the temperatures can get quite cold in Namibia. It is wise to bring plenty of layers for cool mornings and evenings. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable. Please don't forget to bring your sleeping bag for the two nights spent in pitched tents in Etosha National park.Checkliste: -Documents -Passport -Insurance info -Flight info -Cash, credit and debit cards -Cash in USD -Vouchers and pre-departure information -Required visas or vaccination certificates -Weather-appropriate clothing -Fleece or wool jumper/jacket -Windproof/waterproof jacket -Small towel and swimwear -4 shirts/t-shirts, cool and breathable -Long-sleeved shirt or sweater for evenings -1 pair of shorts -2 pairs of long trousers -1 pair hiking pants/track pants -Comfortable shoes -3-4 Season sleeping bag and liner -Pillow (for camping) -Sport sandals -Sun hat/Bandana -Sunblock -Sunglasses -Watch or alarm clock -First-aid kit (should contain Lip balm with sunscreen, Aspirin, Ibuprofin , Malaria pills, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamine, Antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhoea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Toiletries (biodegradable) -Toilet paper -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Flashlight/Torch -Outlet adapter -Insect Repellent -Moneybelt -Antibacterial wipes/gel -Reusable water bottle -PocketknifeKlamotten waschen: Please note that you will be on the move a lot, and as such there will not be a lot of time for same-day laundry service. Please ask your guide/CEO to arrange if any laundry needs to be done, so that he / she can advise or make arrangements for you. Most travellers on this trip find that Swakopmund is a convenient place to get their washing done, though facilities are available as well in Cape Town, Lambert's Bay, and Windhoek.Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements is for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be send back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at own cost. We have been experiencing a lot of problems with people that need visas for Namibia and Malawi. Namibian and Malawian visas is not available at the border, so please make very sure if you do need a visa before arrival. The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/Applying%20for%20a%20South%20African%20visa.html http://www.southafrica.info/travel/documents/visas.htm The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. The applicant's passport should remain valid for a period of 6 months after the applicant's departure from South Africa. Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. Namibia http://www.namibia.org.za/consular.htm http://www.namibiatourism.com.na/visas/ Visas cannot be obtained on arrival. FOREIGN NATIONALS EXEMPTED FROM VISA REQUIREMENTS WHEN TRAVELLING TO NAMIBIA Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India (Diplomatic and Official Passport up to 3 Months), Ireland. Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Lienchtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Macau (SAR), Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation ( Including States of the former U.S.S.R), South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Other categories must obtain VISAs Visa costs Please enquire with your agent or closest embassy. For a daily visa update visit, please have a look at www.the-gsa.co.za.Detailinformationen Reiseland: REGIONAL INFORMATION Climate Southern Africa is renowned for its excellent outdoor living climate. The winter months are from May to September and are characterized by cold nights and pleasant days. Summer is from October to April and starts off with increasing dry heat and dust. Rains generally only start from mid to late December and last until March; this period is hot and humid. Large parts of Namibia are desert environment, so you will have to come prepared with appropriate clothing for the winter season (nights only). Electricity 220-240V, 50 HZ, Most electrical plugs are 15 amp 3-prong with round pins. International adaptor are called for, they can be purchased locally (approx 2 U$). Language There are multiple official languages in Namibia and South Africa, although English is widely spoken. There are also numerous dialects spoken throughout different parts of these lands. ITINERARY SOUTH AFRICA Full country name: Republic of South Africa Area: 1,221,037km2 (447,443mi2) Population: 47,432,000 (July 2005 estimate), 44,819,278 (Census 2001) Capital cities: Cape Town (Legislative), Pretoria (Admistrative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial) People: Zulu, Afrikaners, Xhosa, Basotho (South Sotho), English South Africans, Bapedi (North Sotho), Indian/Asian, Venda, Tswana, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele, others Language: Afrikaans, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Swati, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda Religion: Zion Christian 11%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8%, Catholic 7%, Methodist 7%, Dutch Reformed 7%, Anglican 4%, other Christian 36%, Islam 2%, none 15% Government: Parliamentary democracy Major industries: mining (world's largest producer of platinum, gold, chromium), automobile assembly, metal working, machinery, textiles, iron and steel, chemicals, fertilizer, food stuff, commercial ship repair. Major trading partners: U.S., UK, Japan, Germany, Netherlands, China, France, Saudi Arabia, Iran (2004). Currency: Rand (ZAR), consisting of 100 cents HISTORY Recommended reading: Long Walk to Freedom (Nelson Mandela), A History of South Africa (Leonard Thompson), Cry the Beloved Country (Alan Paton), No Future Without Forgiveness (Desmond Tutu) Namibia: Full country name: Republic of Namibia Area: 824,292 sq km (318,259 sq mi) Population: 2,032,000 (July 2005 est) 1.820,916 (Census 2002) Capital city: Windhoek (pop 161,000) People: 86% African (50% Owambo, 9% Kavango, 7% Herero, 7% Damara, 5% Nama, 4% Caprivian, 3% San, 2% Baster, 0.5% Tswana), 7.4% mixed, 6.6% white Languages: English, Afrikaans, German, Oshivambo, Herero, Nama Religion: Christian, Lutheran, native religions Government: Republic President: Hifikepunye Pohamba Major industries: Meat packing, fish processing, dairy products, mining (diamond, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper), millet, sorghum, peanuts, livestock, fish, tourism. Major trading partners: UK, South Africa, Spain, Japan, Germany, USA Formally known as South West Africa. The whole territory became German protectorate in 1884, except for the British/Cape Colony enclave of Walvis Bay. After the First World War the territory was administered by South Africa until independence on 21 March 1990. The capital is Windhoek and the second largest town is Walvis Bay, Namibia’s only port. Swakopmund is a coastal town with a German influence and revolves mainly around tourism. Namibia’s economy relies on diamond mining in the south, cattle farming in the north, fishing along the coast and tourism. Most of the country is desert or semi desert. There is a population of around 1.8 million. This, around 1, 5 people per sq. km is one of the lowest in the world. The official language is English although there are many different cultures including Herero, San, Koikoi, Owambo, Afrikaans and German. Namibia was at one stage a German colony therefore having German-speaking people. About 75% of the locals are Christian and the others have traditional beliefs. Namibia is a land of contrasts. Being largely semi-desert and desert, midsummer temperatures may rise to 40°C, while winter night temperatures can drop to freezing. Along the coast it is cool, with regular morning fogs. Namibia’s rain falls in summer, from October to April, and the land averages 300 days of sunshine annually.Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). The South African rand is also an accepted form of payment in Namibia. The Namibian currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which is equivalent to the South African Rand. Each currency can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.Sonderausgaben: Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!Einreisegebühren: USD40, may be included in the international air ticketTrinkgeld: Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver / Camp Cook / CEO: up to the discretion of the guest.Gesundheit: Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend you contact your family physician, or your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date health information at least one month before departure. Travelers should also carry a basic first-aid kit, hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes. Travellers to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia should observe similar precautions to those taken elsewhere in Africa. Medical facilities are basic throughout these countries. For your own safety, we strongly recommend that you advise your CEO of any medical condition that may affect you while travelling with the group. Be aware that all safaris enter malaria areas. Your doctor should be able to recommend the necessary prophylactics. Please ensure you have all the inoculations recommended by your doctor. Yellow Fever Certificate Note: It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into South Africa when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. This rule is also applicable to airport transit. If other countries not endemic to Yellow Fever have been visited (such as Botswana and Namibia), after visiting an endemic country, then a Yellow Fever certificate will still be required on entry into South Africa. A valid Yellow Fever Certificate is also needed for entry into the following countries when coming from a Yellow Fever endemic country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Malawi. NAMIBIA: Passengers should use bottled water.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/Tripspezifische Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: GENERAL: Look after your personal items. Do not leave your valuables visible in a car or hotel room. Lock your hotel room door when you enter and when you leave. Do not carry large amount of cash on you. Avoid displaying flashy jewellery and carry your camera in its pack on your shoulder rather than around your neck. Keep your passport, airline tickets, money, important documents locked up in your room/safe - do not carry it with you. NAMIBIA: Always be alert of animals that are wandering too close to the road. Both domestic and wild animals frighten easily and can jump directly in front of the moving vehicle. If possible, avoid travelling at night. Some wildlife tends to be more active at dusk. Always be on the look-out for sandy patches, potholes and sharp bends in the road. In rainy or wet conditions beware of slippery roads, washaways, running and or stagnant water. Always have enough water (bottled) for the journey. NO matter how beautiful or gentle an animal may appear, the only safe way to look at it is from the safety of your vehicle.Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
12.07.2017 - 23.07.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.889 €
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19.07.2017 - 30.07.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.889 €
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26.07.2017 - 06.08.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.889 €
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02.08.2017 - 13.08.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.979 €
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16.08.2017 - 27.08.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.979 €
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13.09.2017 - 24.09.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.979 €
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20.09.2017 - 01.10.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.979 €
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04.10.2017 - 15.10.2017
12 Tage
ab 1.889 €
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Südafrika, Swasiland

Südafrika - Vom Krüger NP zum Tafelberg

  • Gruppenreisen, Unterkünfte, Eventreisen
  • Unterkunft: Hotel
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 8 Personen

21 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.750

bis 8 Personen
Details
  • Löwe im Krüger-Nationalpark
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • Deutschsprachige Tourenleitung
  • Flughafentransfer bei An- und Abreise passend zum Reisetermin
  • Inlandsflug Johannesburg - George
  • alle Fahrten im Mercedes Sprinter o.ä. (Fensterplatz garantiert)
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 3 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 2 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit eigenem Bad)
  • 5 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 1 Ü: Hütte im DZ
  • 9 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 20×F, 6×M, 11×A

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Sie übernachten in Gästehäusern, Lodges, Hotels oder Restcamps. Die Unterkünfte sind mit einem Badezimmer mit Waschbecken, Dusche und WC ausgestattet und bieten eine gemütliche Atmosphäre und einen persönlichen Service. Die Kategorie variiert zwischen europäischer Mittelklasse und Luxus, alle Häuser sind sehr sauber und gepflegt. Die benannten Unterkünfte im Reiseverlauf werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Die Verpflegung erfolgt meist auf Basis der Halbpension. Das klassische Frühstück ist in der Regel ein Frühstücksbüffet. Abends erhalten Sie in den Unterkünften ein Abendessen, welches in der Regel entweder aus einem Büffet oder einem 3-Gänge-Menü besteht.

Anreise Johannesburg: Bitte planen Sie Ihre Ankunft bis 11:00 Uhr, damit Sie am Anschlussprogramm (Stadtrundfahrt Pretoria) teilnehmen können.
Abflug vom Flughafen Kapstadt: frühestens ab 19:00 Uhr
Falls diese Flugzeiten nicht möglich sind, empfehlen wir eine Zusatzübernachtung.

Auf Wunsch können Sie gerne eher anreisen bzw. ein paar Tage verlängern.
Vorübernachtung im Avalon Guesthouse in Pretoria:
ab 40 € pro Person im DZ inkl. F
ab 62 € im EZ inkl. F
Transfer vom Flughafen zum Gästehaus: 55 € (für 2 Personen); 45 € (für 1 Person)

Nachübernachtung im Sweetest Guesthouses in Kapstadt:
ab 45 € pro Person im DZ inkl. F
ab 72 € im EZ inkl. F
Transfer bei Abreise vom Gästehaus zum Flughafen: 25 € (für 2 Personen)

Die Reise ist so geplant, dass an ausgewählten Tagen genug Zeit für die Teilnahme an optionalen Aktivitäten bleibt. Je nach Interesse können Sie aktiv werden oder in der jeweiligen Lodge entspannen. Entscheiden Sie einfach vor Ort, auf welche Aktivität Sie Lust haben. Zu Auswahl steht u.a.
Tag 3 & 4: Drakensberge: Reiten
Tag 8: Kosi Bay: Schildkröten-Tour (November bis Februar)
Tag 12 & 13: Krüger-Nationalpark: Nachtpirschfahrt & morgendliche Buschwanderung
Tag 15: Wilderness-Nationalpark: Wanderung (Kingfisher Trail)
Tag 19: Hermanus: Bootsfahrt zur Walbeobachtung (Juni bis Dezember)

Diese Reise ist eine Zubuchertour (deutschsprachige Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil etwas längere Fahrtstrecken im Kleinbus einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 2

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 8

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
06.07.2017 - 26.07.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.150 €
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20.07.2017 - 09.08.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.150 €
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03.08.2017 - 23.08.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.150 €
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17.08.2017 - 06.09.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.150 €
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31.08.2017 - 20.09.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.450 €
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12.10.2017 - 01.11.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.450 €
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26.10.2017 - 15.11.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.450 €
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23.11.2017 - 13.12.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.450 €
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07.12.2017 - 27.12.2017
21 Tage
ab 3.450 €
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Südafrika, Swasiland

Südafrika zu Fuß erleben

  • Gruppenreisen, Natururlaub, Wanderreisen
  • Unterkunft: Ferienanlage, Privatunterkunft
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

14 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 1.690

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • karte
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im Safaritruck oder im Safarifahrzeug
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 3 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit eigenem Bad)
  • 4 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 6 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 13×F, 14×M, 9×A

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Die Reise ist eine aktive Mitmach-Safari, bei der Sie von zwei qualifizierten Reiseleitern begleitet werden. Die Unterstützung der Teilnehmer bei allen anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs, Hilfe bei der Essenszubereitung, beim Abwaschen, Aufräumen etc. trägt zum Gelingen der Reise ganz wesentlich bei. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt das Einkaufen und die Zubereitung der Mahlzeiten. Die Verpflegung unterwegs erfolgt in Form eines Picknicks. Die Abendessen werden am Lagerfeuer eingenommen. An einigen Tagen wird das Frühstück von der Unterkunft zubereitet.

Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Anreise: Hinflug nach Johannesburg mit Ankunft am Tag vor Reisebeginn. Wir buchen Ihnen gern eine Übernachtung in dem Gästehaus, an dem die Reise beginnt (ab 28 € p.P. im DZ).
Abreise: Am letzten Reisetag werden Sie direkt zum Flughafen gefahren. Es entstehen keine zusätzlichen Transferkosten. Wir empfehlen den Rückflug ab ca. 19:30 Uhr oder einen Rückflug am nächsten Tag mit einer Zusatzübernachtung in Johannesburg.

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Diese Reise ist eine Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 2

Normale bis gute Kondition für Wanderungen mit einer Gehzeit zwischen 3-6h/10 km - 22 km. Toleranz, Interesse für andere Kulturen, Hitzeverträglichkeit, Ausdauer bei langen Fahretappen, Teamgeist.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
02.07.2017 - 15.07.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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16.07.2017 - 29.07.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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23.07.2017 - 05.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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06.08.2017 - 19.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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27.08.2017 - 09.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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03.09.2017 - 16.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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17.09.2017 - 30.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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22.10.2017 - 04.11.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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26.11.2017 - 09.12.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.690 €
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17.12.2017 - 30.12.2017
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Südafrika, Swasiland

Eine Welt in einem Land

  • Gruppenreisen, Kulturreisen, Natururlaub
  • Unterkunft: Hotel, Privatunterkunft
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 16 Personen

20 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 1.962

bis 16 Personen
Details
  • Blick in den Blyde River Canyon
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • Flughafentransfer bei An- und Abreise passend zum Reisetermin
  • alle Fahrten und Transfers im Minibus
  • alle Eintrittsgelder laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 4 Ü: Hotel im DZ
  • 5 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • 9 Ü: Lodge im DZ
  • 1 Ü: Pension im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 19×F, 3×M, 2×A

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Es handelt sich um eine Reise ohne Partizipation. Ihr Safari-Team sorgt während der gesamten Reise für Ihren Komfort und Ihr Wohlergehen. Alle Frühstücke werden in dem Restaurant der jeweiligen Unterkunft serviert. Für einzelne Mittagessen übernimmt Ihr Tourenleiter die Zubereitung und kauft vor Ort frische Lebensmittel auf den lokalen Märkten ein. Das Mittagessen wird im Picknick-Stil eingenommen oder es werden Lunchpakete gereicht. Die Abendessen nehmen Sie i.d.R. auf eigene Kosten in einem lokalen Restaurant bzw. in der Lodge ein. Es besteht die Möglichkeit, ein „Halbpension-Paket" für 14 Abendessen zu buchen (Tage 2-8 & 11-17) 200 € p.P. Dann wird für Sie Halbpension im jeweiligen Lodge-Restaurant vorgebucht.

Sie übernachten während der Reise in festen Unterkünften, welche durchgängig einen landestypisch guten Standard aufweisen. Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Diese Reise ist eine Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil etwas längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität, Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 14

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
30.06.2017 - 19.07.2017
20 Tage
ab 2.180 €
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21.07.2017 - 09.08.2017
20 Tage
ab 2.022 €
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04.08.2017 - 23.08.2017
20 Tage
ab 2.180 €
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11.08.2017 - 30.08.2017
20 Tage
ab 1.962 €
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10.10.2017 - 29.10.2017
20 Tage
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12.10.2017 - 31.10.2017
20 Tage
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24.11.2017 - 13.12.2017
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15.12.2017 - 03.01.2018
20 Tage
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20.12.2017 - 08.01.2018
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Südafrika, Namibia

Südafrika Namibia Von Kapstadt nach ...

  • Gruppenreisen, Rundreisen, Safari Reisen
  • Unterkunft: Zelt
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 12 Personen

14 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 1.810

bis 12 Personen
Details
  • Giraffenlauf
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
  • Deutsch- oder englischsprachige Tourenleitung (s. Termin)
  • wechselnde lokale Guides
  • alle Fahrten im Safaritruck und im Safarifahrzeug
  • alle Eintrittsgelder und Nationalparkgebühren laut Programm (Stand 1.8.16)
  • Reiseliteratur
  • 9 Ü: Zelt Gemeinschafts-WC/Dusche
  • 1 Ü: Tented Camp (geräumiges Hauszelt mit Gemeinschafts-WC/Dusche)
  • 3 Ü: Gästehaus im DZ
  • Mahlzeiten: 13×F, 11×M, 9×A

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Diese Tour ist eine aktive Campingsafari, bei der Sie von zwei qualifizierten Reiseleitern begleitet werden. Die Zelte werden nach Einweisung selbständig von den Gästen auf- und abgebaut. Die Unterstützung der Teilnehmer bei allen anfallenden Arbeiten wie Be- und Entladen des Fahrzeugs, Hilfe bei der Essenszubereitung, beim Abwaschen, Aufräumen etc. trägt zum Gelingen der Reise ganz wesentlich bei. Der Reiseleiter übernimmt das Einkaufen und die Zubereitung fast aller inkludierten Mahlzeiten. An einigen Tagen wird das Frühstück von der Unterkunft zubereitet. Das Mittagessen wird im Picknick-Stil und das Abendessen meist am Lagerfeuer eingenommen.

Neun Nächte übernachten Sie auf einem Campingplatz mit guten sanitären Anlagen. In Windhoek übernachten Sie in permanenten Hauszelten. In Gästehäusern übernachten Sie dreimal. Die im Reiseverlauf benannten Unterkünfte werden auf dieser Reise vorrangig genutzt. Sollte in Ausnahmefällen dennoch eine Alternative in Frage kommen, weist diese einen ähnlichen Standard auf.

Schlafsack und ein kleines Reisekissen sind auf Wunsch vor Ort ausleihbar (gegen eine Gebühr von 1 €/Tag). Bitte geben Sie uns vor der Abreise Bescheid.

Anreise: Hinflug nach Kapstadt mit Ankunft einen Tag vor Reisebeginn. Wir buchen Ihnen gern eine Übernachtung in dem Gästehaus an dem die Reise beginnt (Sweetest Guesthouses, ab 45 € p.P. im DZ).

Gäste über 65 Jahren benötigen eine ärztliche Bescheinigung, dass sie diese Reise ohne gesundheitliche Einschränkungen durchführen können.

Optional können Sie die Reise auf 21 Tage verlängern (SAFSKC21).

Diese Tour ist eine Zubuchertour (internationale Gruppe).

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 1

Für diese Tour sind keine besonderen körperlichen Voraussetzungen erforderlich. Sie sollten sich aber auf zum Teil längere Fahrtstrecken einstellen. Bitte bringen Sie Flexibilität und Teamgeist sowie Toleranz und Interesse für andere Kulturen mit.

Mindestteilnehmerzahl: 4

Maximalteilnehmerzahl: 12

Reisezeiträume & Preise

Reisezeitraum Reisedauer Preis pro Person  
13.07.2017 - 26.07.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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20.07.2017 - 02.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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17.08.2017 - 30.08.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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31.08.2017 - 13.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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07.09.2017 - 20.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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14.09.2017 - 27.09.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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19.10.2017 - 01.11.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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26.10.2017 - 08.11.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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02.11.2017 - 15.11.2017
14 Tage
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23.11.2017 - 06.12.2017
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07.12.2017 - 20.12.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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14.12.2017 - 27.12.2017
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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21.12.2017 - 03.01.2018
14 Tage
ab 1.810 €
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11.01.2018 - 24.01.2018
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Johannesburg (Gauteng, Südafrika)

Explore Kruger & Victoria Falls

  • Aktiv und Sportreisen, Safari Reisen
  • Unterkunft: Zelt, Privatunterkunft
  • Eigenanreise
  • bis 8 Personen

9 Tage

p.P. im DZ

ab 2.149

bis 8 Personen
Details
Preise
Schließen
Inbegriffene Serviceleistungen
Ankunftstransfer. Malerische Fahrt entlang der Panorama Route. Eintritt Krüger-Nationalpark und im privaten Naturschutzgebiet mit Pirschfahrten im offenen Wagen. Vortrag und Pirschfahrt mit einem Forscher. Tour der Victoriafälle. Traditionelles Abendessen mit einer einheimischen Familie. Inlandsflüge. Interessante Artikel, hilfreiche Ratschläge und Foto-Tipps von National Geographic vor der Abreise. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

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Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.1. TRAVEL DAYS This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe air-conditioned touring vehicle for the long drives. 2. YELLOW FEVER It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. 3) COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours (Kruger National Park and Livingstone). As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. 4) GROUP SIZE Due to the popularity of this itinerary we have increased the group size to 16 passengers for 2017. Any guest booked for 2016 will still have a maximum group size of 9. If you are unclear about the size of your group, please check with your agent. For group sizes of 10 to 16, you will have a dedicated driver and CEO.Gruppengröße: Max. 9, im Schnitt 6.Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in South Africa. On this tour, we provide only a few meals for you and your group members, so as to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility in your choices. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though - while in the larger centres, your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. For the included meals, vegetarian meal requests and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.Transportmittel: Klimatisierter Touring-Wagen, offener Safariwagen, zu Fuß, Flug.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.Ausnahmen für Alleinreisende: Nacht 4-5; Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO. If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer: After you have picked up your luggage and entered the arrival hall, you should see a G Adventures representative holding a G sign. If you do not see anyone, we ask that you please make your way to the information desk, which is located on the same level. If you have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.Checkliste: Suggested Items: ▪ Fleece top ▪ Windproof/waterproof jacket ▪ Small towel and swimwear ▪ 4 shirts/t-shirts ▪ Sun hat ▪ 1 pair of shorts ▪ 2 pairs of long trousers ▪ Sport sandals ▪ Sunblock ▪ Sunglasses ▪ Toiletries (biodegradable) ▪ Watch or alarm clock ▪ Water bottle ▪ Flashlight (with extra batteries and bulbs) ▪ Money belt ▪ First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, bandaids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) Camera with extra memory cards and batteries Personal Entertainment Binoculars Waterproof backpack cover Pocketknife Water purification tablets or filter (optional) Documents: ▪ Passport (with photocopies) ▪ Yellow Fever Certificate (with photocopies)- if coming from a yellow fever endemic country ▪ Travel insurance (with photocopies) ▪ Airline tickets (with photocopies) ▪ Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) ▪ G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier ▪ Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required (please inform yourself if you are able to obtain visas at the borders, visa regulations changes often, therefore we cannot hand out information).Klamotten waschen: PLEASE ask your guide/CEO to arrange if any laundry needs to be done, so that he / she can make arrangements for you. He/She will advise guests accordingly, in advance if guests want to do laundry where it is available.Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements is for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be send back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at own cost. We have been experiencing a lot of problems with people that need visas for Namibia and Malawi. Namibian and Malawian visas is not available at the border, so please make very sure if you do need a visa before arrival. The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/Applying%20for%20a%20South%20African%20visa.html http://www.southafrica.info/travel/documents/visas.htm Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. **Please note for those traveling with minors: Effective June 01, 2015, anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry without an unabridged birth certificate. If they are not travelling with both parents or adults who are not the child's parents, further documentation is required. Please check with your South African embassy or consulate for the most current list of document requirements. Zambia ***Please be sure to visit http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Information below is in regards to Zambian Visas only. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=118 http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117 Most nationals can purchase their visas upon arrival. Some nationals do have to obtain a visa before arriving in Lusaka such as Greek, Turkish, Indian, Chinese. But please double check with your agent and/or closest embassy. Visas issued at ports of entry or missions abroad Albania, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Britain, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma (Myanmar), Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Congo Brazzaville, Cook Islands, Costarica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, German, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourgm, Madagascar, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Rwanda, Saotome and Prince, Slovakia Republic, Slovenia Republic, South Korea, Spain, St Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America, Uruguay, Western Sahara, Venezuela, Vietnam Countries not requiring a visa Anguilla, Antigua and Bermuda, Australian Antarctic Territory, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cook Island, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands Dependencies, Fiji Islands, Gilbraltar, Grenada, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Romania, Ross Dependency, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia-Montenegro, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Turks and Caicos Island, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zimbabwe Types of VISAS and the Applicable Fees - Please use as guideline only. Single Entry- US $50. Double Entry- US $80 Multiple Entry- US $80 This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). Rand can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.Trinkgeld: Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver /CEO: up to the discretion of the guest, CEO/guide = R50.00 per day and driver = R30.00 per day (or 2-5USD per day).Gesundheit: Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. Yellow Fever Certificate Note: It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into South Africa when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. This rule is also applicable to airport transit. If other countries not endemic to Yellow Fever have been visited (such as Botswana and Namibia), after visiting an endemic country, then a Yellow Fever certificate will still be required on entry into South Africa. A valid Yellow Fever Certificate is also needed for entry into the following countries when coming from a Yellow Fever endemic country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Malawi. Recommended that guests take MALARIA tablets as they are going to KNP or Manyeleti Area. (Speak to your doctor regarding malaria). Guests can bring insect repellent spray/cream or buy when they arrive in South Africa for example: Peaceful Sleep / Tabard. You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit, hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/Tripspezifische Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: GENERAL: Look after your personal items. Do not leave your valuables visible in a car or hotel room. Lock your hotel room door when you enter and when you leave. Do not carry large amount of cash on you. Avoid displaying flashy jewellery and carry your camera in its pack on your shoulder rather than around your neck. Keep your passport, airline tickets, money, important documents locked up in your room/safe - do not carry it with you. Vital Information when you are staying in parks and Reserves: Please ensure that your stay is happy and safe by taking note of a few simple warnings. You will be sharing your stay with many exciting and unusal creatures but without knowledge some of them could be dangerous: Example: Bats, Spiders, Snakes, Scorpions, Malaria Zone. If you must walk around at night please DO NOT DO SO WITHOUT A TORCH. Remember: by feeding any wildlife, you are signing their death warrant as they become aggressive! Theft, however, is rife in the bigger towns and cities. Don’t walk around with things you can’t do without, like your passport or airline tickets. Carry minimum amounts of cash and keep it hidden or in a money belt and if possible. This is less of a problem in the rural areas.Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

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Südafrika

Cape Town, Kruger & Zimbabwe

  • Kulturreisen, Rundreisen, Bahnreisen
  • Unterkunft: Privatunterkunft
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  • bis 20 Personen

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Orientierungs-Spaziergang in Kapstadt. Traditionelle Mahlzeit bei einer einheimischen Familie. Tour durch die Soweto Township. Fahrt auf der Panorama Route. Besuch der von G Adventures unterstützten G Hope Africa Vorschule. Pirschfahrt im Krüger Nationalpark (halbtägig). Traditionelle Tänze. Transfer im Krüger-Nationalpark (ganztägig). Besuch des Nationaldenkmals Groß-Simbabwe. Nashorn-Spaziergang (Matobo-Nationalpark). Besuch der Victoriafälle (in Simbabwe). Aufenthalt in Livingstone. Unterstützung beim Grenzübertritt. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

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Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.Gruppengröße: Max. 18, im Schnitt 14.Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in southern Africa. On this tour, we provide only a few meals for you and your group members, so as to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility in you choices. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though - while in the larger centres, your group leader will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. For the included meals, vegetarian meal requests and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.Transportmittel: Flugzeug, privater Minibus, Safari-Wagen, zu Fuß.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe solo travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and solo travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier and contact us as soon as possible. If you have a pre-booked transfer, and you have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel. EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable. During the winter months (May to October), the temperatures can get quite cold. It is wise to bring plenty of layers for cool mornings and evenings. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.Checkliste: -Documents -Passport -Insurance info -Flight info -Cash, credit and debit cards -Vouchers and pre-departure information -Required visas or vaccination certificates -Yellow Fever certificate​ -Weather-appropriate clothing -Fleece or wool jumper/jacket -Windproof/waterproof jacket -Towel (some accommodation locations on this trip do not provide towels) -Swimwear -4 shirts/t-shirts, cool and breathable -Long-sleeved shirt or sweater for evenings -1 pair of shorts -2 pairs of long trousers -1 pair hiking pants/track pants -Comfortable shoes -Sport sandals -Sun hat, Bandana -Sunblock -Sunglasses -Sleeping bag/sleep sheet -Watch or alarm clock -First-aid kit (should contain Lip balm with sunscreen, Aspirin, Ibuprofin , Malaria pills, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamine, Antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhoea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Toiletries (biodegradable) -Toilet paper -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Flashlight/Torch -Outlet adapter -Insect Repellent -Moneybelt -Antibacterial wipes/gel -Reusable water bottle -Pocketknife -Water purification tablets or filter (optional)Klamotten waschen: Please note that you will be on the move a lot, and as such there will not be a lot of time for same-day laundry service. Please ask your guide/CEO to arrange if any laundry needs to be done, so that he / she can advise or make arrangements for you. Most travellers on this trip find that Swakopmund and Windhoek are convenient places to get their washing done, though facilities are available as well in Cape Town, Lambert's Bay, and Livingstone.Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements are for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be sent back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at your own cost. Zambia ***Please be sure to visit http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Information below is in regards to Zambian Visas only. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117 Most nationals can purchase their visas upon arrival. Some nationals do have to obtain a visa before arriving in Lusaka such as Greek, Turkish, Indian, Chinese. But please double check with your agent and/or closest embassy. Types of VISAS and the Applicable Fees - Please use as guideline only. Single Entry- US $50. Double Entry- US $80 Multiple Entry- US $80 Zimbabwe ***Please be sure to do your research to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Information below is in regards to Zimbabwe Visas only. http://www.victoriafalls-guide.net/zimbabwe-visa.html A Visa to enter Zimbabwe is required by several nationalities, please read the full details listed below. There are 3 categories: CATEGORY A: Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Zimbabwe Visa. Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Fiji, Grenada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Leeward Islands, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Samoa Western, Singapore, South Africa , Solomon Islands, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turk & Caicoa Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda Vanuatu, Zambia *South Africa - gratis (FREE) visas issued at point of entry CATEGORY B: Countries whose nationals are granted a Zimbabwe Visa at port of entry on payment of requisite visa fees. See costs below Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, *Canada, Cook Island, Denmark, Dominic Rep, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, *Ghana, Greece, Indonesia, Iceland, *Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palau Islands, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Seychelles, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, *United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican, Virgin Islands CATEGORY B: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES - * See CATEGORY B: Exceptions Table Single Entry US$ 30 Double Entry US$ 45 Multiple Entry US$ 55 CATEGORY B: EXCEPTIONS British and Irish Single Entry US$ 55 Double Entry US$ 70 Canada Single Entry US$ 75 Canadian Passport holders can ONLY get a Single entry Zimbabwe Visa at the port of Entry. Cost is US$75 Category C nationals can only get a single entry Zimbabwe visa CATEGORY C: Countries whose nationals are required to apply for and obtain a Zimbabwe visa prior to travelling. Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde Island, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros Islands, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Cote d'Voire, Croatia, Cuba , Czech Rep, Djibouti Rep, El Salvador, Equator, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Eyrom, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea,Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (DPRK), Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macau, Madagascar, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nieu, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Islands, Northern Mariana, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Principe, Qatar , Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa (America), San Marino, Sao Tome, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovak Rep, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen Rep, Yugoslavia CATEGORY C: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES Single Entry US$65 to US$100 If you have purchased a single entry visa upon arrival and then decide to leave Zimbabwe, even for a few hours, you will need to buy another visa to re-enter Zimbabwe. In this instance you should buy a double entry visa upon arrival, it works out cheaper. NB - Multiple Entry Visas - cannot be obtained at the port of entry into Zimbabwe. You may enter Zimbabwe on a single entry visa and then obtain a Multiple Entry Visa from the town office - but this may take up to 7 working days to be issued. Alternatively a multiple entry visa can be obtained from the Zimbabwe Embassy in your country prior to departure for Zimbabwe South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. **Please note for those traveling with minors: Effective June 01, 2015, anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry without an unabridged birth certificate. If they are not travelling with both parents or adults who are not the child's parents, further documentation is required. Please check with your South African embassy or consulate for the most current list of document requirements. This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). The South African rand is also often an accepted form of payment in Zimbabwe. It is advisable to pay in US$ in Zambia, as it is not that easy to get a good exchange rate, however, change will then be in Kwacha. Each currency can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.Sonderausgaben: Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!Trinkgeld: Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver / Camp Cook / CEO: up to the discretion of the guest.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewelery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your group leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it deemed necessary, due to safety concerns. Your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy and explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location, please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgement when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards), have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. Read more about travel safety for ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling.Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that an average level of fitness and mobility is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our leaders work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. Please note that all passengers traveling to Antarctica are required to fill out this questionnaire. The medical questionnaire can be found online at www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our group leader has the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your leader, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency evacuation and repatriation. A minimum coverage of USD200,000 is required. G Adventures can provide you with the appropriate coverage. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

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Südafrika, Namibia

Dunes, Deltas & Falls (Northbound)

  • Safari Reisen, Rundreisen, Zeltreisen
  • Unterkunft: Zelt
  • Eigenanreise
  • 25 pers group

21 Tage

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25 pers group
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Eintritt Fischfluss-Canyon, Sossusvlei-Dünen und Spitzkoppe. Eintritt Etosha Nationalpark und Pirschfahrt. Damaraland Living Museum Besuch. Zweitägiger Ausflug ins Okavango-Delta mit Busch-Camping. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

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Der Besitz einer gültigen Reiserücktrittsversicherung ist für die Teilnahme an Reisen von G Adventures verpflichtend. Bezahlung der Reise nur mittels Kreditkarte möglich!While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.1. Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes 2. This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe customized safari truck for the long drives. 3. As of January 26th 2011 the Director General of the Zanzibar Commission for Tourism declared a valid Yellow Fever Certificate is required at all points of entry into Zanzibar. This includes the airport, seaport and other points of entry. Failure to provide the correct certification may result in an on the spot vaccination or $50 fine. Please check with your health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area. 4. An essential part of your safari is participation. The group is usually divided into small groups and given different tasks which change on a day to day basis, from kitchen duty group (helping in prepare meals and clean up afterwards), the packing group (sets up all tables and chairs outside) and the cleaning group (which cleans the truck by emptying the rubbish bin and brooming). it is all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Your CEOs will do all the meal preparation, but we do ask the clients to help with the washing up. Team spirit is part of the fun! All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. All tents have built-in insect nets. Mattresses are also available, which are approximately 4cm thick, warm and comfortable. 5. Sleeping bags can not be rented on any of our Africa overland or safari 6. LUGGAGE COMPLICATIONS: It occasionally happens that luggage on international flights into Cape Town, Livingstone or Johannesburg does not arrive. Please be aware that this may happen, especially if you have a tight connection in either of these centres, are flying with different airlines with a connection, have a last minute flight change or re-route, or fly from or connect through another African centre. Please be prepared and keep all important documentation and valuables on your person. As well we recommend a change of clothes in your hand luggage. If unfortunately this does happen, and your luggage does not arrive, you should be entitled to a limited initial compensation from your airline. In Southern Africa, the arrival of lost luggage normally takes between 10 and 48 hours after the initial plane’s arrival. The airlines technically should be responsible to forward your luggage to you, to your hotel or elsewhere in Southern Africa. You may find that your tour will begin, and you still have not received your luggage. When reporting your missing bag at the airport please provide the airline with the emergency telephone number of our local office in South Africa (+27 71 470 6928). Please do not give out any address (starting point hotel) as on most trips we do not stay long enough for the bag to arrive, the airline should phone our local office to arrange the 1. Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes 2. This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe customized safari truck for the long drives. 3. It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. SOUTH Africa is to enforce new rules requiring proof of Yellow Fever vaccination for all travelers - even in airport transit - who have been in Zambia or other countries where the disease is endemic. The stricter guidelines, effective 01 Oct 2011, will see pax without an international Yellow Fever certificate refused entry. As of January 26th 2011 the Director General of the Zanzibar Commission for Tourism declared a valid Yellow Fever Certificate is required at all points of entry into Zanzibar. This includes the airport, seaport and other points of entry. Failure to provide the correct certification may result in an on the spot vaccination or $50 fine. Please check with your health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area. 4. It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to Botswana from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into Botswana when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Zambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela 5. An essential part of your safari is participation. The group is usually divided into small groups and given different tasks which change on a day to day basis, from kitchen duty group (helping in prepare meals and clean up afterwards), the packing group (sets up all tables and chairs outside) and the cleaning group (which cleans the truck by emptying the rubbish bin and brooming). it is all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Your CEOs will do all the meal preparation, but we do ask the clients to help with the washing up. Team spirit is part of the fun! All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. All tents have built-in insect nets. Mattresses are also available, which are approximately 4cm thick, warm and comfortable. 6. Sleeping bags can not be rented on any of our Africa overland or safari 7. Your CEO aims to provide you with the best service possible during your tour. They will be joining you in the back of the truck for a maximum of approximately 50% during driving, to answer questions and provide more information about the areas that you visit. They will spend the remainder of the driving time in front with the driver to enable them to make bookings, do planning and to fulfil other organizational requirements of the tour. During game drives, your CEO will ensure to accompany you in the passenger area of the truck. This is of course because they have a lot of knowledge to share with you during these exciting game drives. Please do not hesitate to ask your CEO any questions. 8. Please note that on all our Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) safaris there is a maximum of 22 people per vehicle. 9. VISAS. Please read the Visa section very carefully. Visas are your own responsibility. Always double check with the embassies what each countries requirement are. 10. Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between June 18th and July 17th, 2015. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. In Zanzibar and other Muslim areas in Africa, it is important to note that there may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan. Generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day. It is important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan, particularly in Zanizbar. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time. delivery address. It is recommended that you purchase locally a few needed items, begin your tour. Your CEO or local representative will be able to help you organize this, and once your luggage is retrieved, it should be able to be forwarded to you - depending where you are. Please note that any costs that you may incur for luggage retrieval or sending luggage are not the responsibility of G Adventures, though we will always strive to assist you in any way possible, Please make sure to hand in the reference number of the bag and your flight details to your CEO in order to help with the tracing of the bag. You should always keep all receipts and documentation, and contact your airline or insurance provider for reimbursement. 7. Your CEO aims to provide you with the best service possible during your tour. They will be joining you in the back of the truck for a maximum of approximately 50% during driving, to answer questions and provide more information about the areas that you visit. They will spend the remainder of the driving time in front with the driver to enable them to make bookings, do planning and to fulfil other organizational requirements of the tour. During game drives, your CEO will ensure to accompany you in the passenger area of the truck. This is of course because they have a lot of knowledge to share with you during these exciting game drives. Please do not hesitate to ask your CEO any questions. 8. Please note that on all our Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) safaris there is a maximum of 22 people per vehicle. 9. VISAS. Please read the Visa section very carefully. Visas are your own responsibility. Always double check with the embassies what each countries requirement are.Gruppengröße: Max. 22, im Schnitt 18.As mentioned above, most of the meals on this tour are included in the tour price. When a meal is not included, this is because there are often many options available - we would like to give you the opportunity to explore a bit and test the local cuisine yourself. In these cases, your CEO will be able to suggest some good local restaurants or options for you to choose from. All included meals will be prepared from fresh local produce. The majority of the shopping for foodstuffs will be done before the trip departs, and fresh goods, such as meats, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, will be bought en route during the trip from supermarkets, local shops and markets. Breakfasts will generally consist of breads and cereals, if time allows a warm breakfast may be prepared. Many lunches will be provided en-route and will be light meals such as sandwiches and/or salads. All evening meals will be freshly-prepared hot meals, and will consist of a variety of continental and local dishes. Our cook will organize the meal preparation and lead the way here, but will prepare a duty schedule for ensuring a fair, rotating participation from you and your group members in the meal preparation and dish washing duties. Vegetarian meals and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.Transportmittel: Expeditionsfahrzeug, zu Fuß, Mokoro.Informationen Alleinreisende: We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.Ausnahmen für Alleinreisende: Nächte 7-8, Nacht 16.We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO. If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer: After you have picked up your luggage and entered the arrival hall, you should see a G Adventures representative holding a G sign. If you do not see anyone, we ask that you please make your way to the information desk, which is located on the same level. If you have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.Notrufhilfe: Should you need to contact G Adventures during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call our local G Adventures representative. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival transfer through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel. EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Representative (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number From outside South Africa: +27 713823286 From within South Africa: 071 3823286 If you are unable for any reason to contact them, we have a toll-free line for North America, which will connect you directly with our Toronto office. In the event that you cannot get through, you can reach a member of our Operations department at the mobile number below. Toll-free, North America only: 1 800 465 5600. Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Outside North America, Australia and the UK: +1 416 260 0999Das sollten Sie mitnehmen: You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. For our camping style tours you will need to provide your own sleeping bag, small pillow and sleeping sheet (if you would like). We provide the tent and the sleeping pads. Please note that the seasons in Africa is quite extreme. Winters (especially South Africa, Namibia and Botswana) can be really cold and summers will be really hot. If you travel during winter months(May to October) please ensure that you bring warm clothing and a suitable sleeping bag. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.Checkliste: •Fleece top •Windproof/waterproof jacket •Small towel and swimwear •4 shirts/t-shirts •Sun hat •Warm sleeping bag •1 pair of shorts •2 pairs of long trousers •1 pair hiking pants/track pants •Hiking boots/sturdy walking shoes •Sport sandals •Sunblock •Sunglasses •Toiletries (biodegradable) •Watch or alarm clock •Water bottle •Pocketknife •Flashlight (with extra batteries and bulbs), a head torch is very useful •Money belt •First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, bandaids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) Camera with extra memory cards and batteries Personal Entertainment Binoculars Waterproof backpack cover •Passport (with photocopies) •Travel insurance (with photocopies) •Yellow Fever Certificate (with photocopies)(If traveling from an endemic country). •Airline tickets (with photocopies) •Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) •G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier •Any entry visas or vaccination certificates requiredKlamotten waschen: Laundry can be done at least once a week on this route. Swakopmund lodge does laundry for the clients. At some of the camp sites further on the route washing can be done by hand by some of the local women, and the price can be negotiated. The cost is usually bewteen ZAr30-ZAr50 per load. It is recommended to bring some washing powder or liquid with you for smaller items.Visainformationen G Adventures: All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements is for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be send back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at own cost. We have been experiencing a lot of problems with people that need visas for Namibia and Malawi. Namibian and Malawian visas is not available at the border, so please make very sure if you do need a visa before arrival. The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information. South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/Applying%20for%20a%20South%20African%20visa.html http://www.southafrica.info/travel/documents/visas.htm Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia Visa costs The visa fee is different for every nationality, so please check this with your agent or closest embassy. **Please note for those traveling with minors: Effective June 01, 2015, anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry without an unabridged birth certificate. If they are not travelling with both parents or adults who are not the child's parents, further documentation is required. Please check with your South African embassy or consulate for the most current list of document requirements. Namibia http://www.namibia.org.za/consular.htm http://www.namibiatourism.com.na/visas/ Visas cannot be obtained on arrival. FOREIGN NATIONALS EXEMPTED FROM VISA REQUIREMENTS WHEN TRAVELLING TO NAMIBIA Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India (Diplomatic and Official Passport up to 3 Months), Ireland. Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Lienchtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Macau (SAR), Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation ( Including States of the former U.S.S.R), South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Other categories must obtain VISAs Visa costs Please enquire with your agent or closest embassy. Botswana http://www.botswanaembassy.org/index.php?page=visa-consular http://www.botswanatourism.co.bw/entryFormalities.php Visas cannot be obtained at the border. Countries that does not require a visa for Botswana Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil,Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Holy See, Hong Kong, Hungary,Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liechtenstien, Latvia, Lithuania, Luzembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia,Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway & Colonies*, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Samoa, San Marico, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea (Republic Of), Spain, St. Kitts And Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Gurenadines, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States Of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Countries that do require a visa for Botswana Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola,Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Columbia, Comoros, Congo (Republic Of), Congo (Democratic Republic Of), Cote D’ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equitorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Dem. Peoples Rep), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan (Kirghizia), Laos (Peoples Dem. Rep), Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morroco, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Phillippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatra, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Vietnam, Yemen Visa costs Please enquire from your agent and/or embassy Zambia ***Please be sure to visit http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Information below is in regards to Zambian Visas only. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=118 http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117 Most nationals can purchase their visas upon arrival. Some nationals do have to obtain a visa before arriving in Lusaka such as Greek, Turkish, Indian, Chinese. But please double check with your agent and/or closest embassy. Visas issued at ports of entry or missions abroad Albania, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Britain, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma (Myanmar), Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Congo Brazzaville, Cook Islands, Costarica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, German, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourgm, Madagascar, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Rwanda, Saotome and Prince, Slovakia Republic, Slovenia Republic, South Korea, Spain, St Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America, Uruguay, Western Sahara, Venezuela, Vietnam Countries not requiring a visa Anguilla, Antigua and Bermuda, Australian Antarctic Territory, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cook Island, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands Dependencies, Fiji Islands, Gilbraltar, Grenada, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Romania, Ross Dependency, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia-Montenegro, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Turks and Caicos Island, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zimbabwe Types of VISAS and the Applicable Fees - Please use as guideline only. Single Entry- US $50. Double Entry- US $80 Multiple Entry- US $80 This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.Detailinformationen Reiseland: American Dollars that are series 1996 or earlier are not accepted and very difficult to change in Southern and Eastern Africa, as there are a lot of forgeries. REGIONAL INFORMATION Climate Southern Africa is renowned for its excellent outdoor living climate. The winter months are from May to September and are characterized by cold nights and pleasant days. Summer is from October to April and starts off with increasing dry heat and dust. Rains generally only start from mid to late December and last until March; this period is hot and humid. Large parts of Namibia are desert environment, so you will have to come prepared with a three-season sleeping bag and appropriate clothing for the winter season (nights only). Electricity 220-240V, 50 HZ, Most electrical plugs are 15 amp 3-prong with round pins. International adaptor are called for, they can be purchased locally (approx 2 U$). Language There are multiple official languages in Namibia and South Africa, although English is widely spoken. There are also numerous dialects spoken throughout different parts of these lands. SOUTH AFRICA Full country name: Republic of South Africa Area: 1,221,037km2 (447,443mi2) Population: 47,432,000 (July 2005 estimate), 44,819,278 (Census 2001) Capital cities: Cape Town (Legislative), Pretoria (Admistrative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial) People: Zulu, Afrikaners, Xhosa, Basotho (South Sotho), English South Africans, Bapedi (North Sotho), Indian/Asian, Venda, Tswana, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele, others Language: Afrikaans, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Swati, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda Religion: Zion Christian 11%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8%, Catholic 7%, Methodist 7%, Dutch Reformed 7%, Anglican 4%, other Christian 36%, Islam 2%, none 15% Government: Parliamentary democracy Major industries: mining (world's largest producer of platinum, gold, chromium), automobile assembly, metal working, machinery, textiles, iron and steel, chemicals, fertilizer, food stuff, commercial ship repair. Major trading partners: U.S., UK, Japan, Germany, Netherlands, China, France, Saudi Arabia, Iran (2004). Currency: Rand (ZAR), consisting of 100 cents NAMIBIA Full country name: Republic of Namibia Area: 824,292 sq km (318,259 sq mi) Population: 2,032,000 (July 2005 est) 1.820,916 (Census 2002) Capital city: Windhoek (pop 161,000) People: 86% African (50% Owambo, 9% Kavango, 7% Herero, 7% Damara, 5% Nama, 4% Caprivian, 3% San, 2% Baster, 0.5% Tswana), 7.4% mixed, 6.6% white Languages: English, Afrikaans, German, Oshivambo, Herero, Nama Religion: Christian, Lutheran, native religions Government: Republic President: Sam Nujoma Major industries: Meat packing, fish processing, dairy products, mining (diamond, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper), millet, sorghum, peanuts, livestock, fish, tourism. Major trading partners: UK, South Africa, Spain, Japan, Germany, USA Formally known as South West Africa. The whole territory became German protectorate in 1884, except for the British/Cape Colony enclave of Walvis Bay. After the First World War the territory was administered by South Africa until independence on 21 March 1990. The capital is Windhoek and the second largest town is Walvis Bay, Namibia’s only port. Swakopmund is a coastal town with a German influence and revolves mainly around tourism. Namibia’s economy relies on diamond mining in the south, cattle farming in the north, fishing along the coast and tourism. Most of the country is desert or semi desert. There is a population of around 1.8 million. This, around 1, 5 people per sq. km is one of the lowest in the world. The official language is English although there are many different cultures including Herero, San, Koikoi, Owambo, Afrikaans and German. Namibia was at one stage a German colony therefore having German-speaking people. About 75% of the locals are Christian and the others have traditional beliefs. Namibia is a land of contrasts. Being largely semi-desert and desert, midsummer temperatures may rise to 40°C, while winter night temperatures can drop to freezing. Along the coast it is cool, with regular morning fogs. Namibia’s rain falls in summer, from October to April, and the land averages 300 days of sunshine annually. BOTSWANA Full country name: Republic of Botswana Area: 600,370 sq km (231,800 sq mi) Population: 1.6 million Capital city: Gaborone (pop 192,000) People: Botswana 60%, Bakalanga, Basarwa, Bakgalagadi Languages: English, Setswana Religions: indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 50% Government: parliamentary republic President: Festus Mogae Major industries: diamonds, copper, nickel, coal, salt, soda ash, potash, livestock processing, sorghum, maize, millet, pulses, groundnuts (peanuts), beans, cowpeas, sunflower seed, livestock Major trading partners: EU, Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Zimbabwe The first inhabitants of Botswana were the San (Bushmen). They still populate the country, but the Tswana tribe is now more prominent. Other tribes include the Kalanga, Nbukushy, Yei and the Herero. The Herero women still wear the full-length Victorian-style dresses, which were introduced to them by German missionaries in the late 1800’s, however it is now a tribal trademark. The British controlled Bechuanaland (as Botswana was then known) from 1885 until the country received their independence on September 30th 1966. Ironically diamonds were discovered in Botswana in 1967! Interesting fact - Botswana’s diamonds do very well on the International market as they are classified as “Blood free,” meaning they are not used to fund guerrilla warfare. Botswana has the strongest economy and currency in Africa, mostly due to their diamonds and livestock. The European Union put many stipulations on their imported meats and Botswana’s tight vetenary checks, aiming at controlling foot and mouth, mean that the EU are happy to buy their meat. Agricultural income will improve when they have combated the problem of widespread drought. They are currently installing irrigation systems around the country to try to feed the most water-deprived areas. Botswana handles it’s international debt much better than any other African country with the interest being paid with one months export earnings, rather than the six months earnings it takes most other African countries. With the amount of for ex the have saved up the country could survive with no income for 36 months. Botswana has the world’s highest birth rate at 3.5%, and average women have 5 children. The country has a strong currency, the Pula meaning rain and the Thebe meaning raindrop. Government policies and poaching: Their policy on tourism is “high cost and low impact” therefore rather having a few less tourists and charging more money for the privilege of a visit to a park or similar. The country has a very good army, which has an anti poaching unit. Poaching has in the past been a problem in the country but in now almost under control. The army is allowed to shoot to kill without asking questions if you are caught poaching. Rhinos are very few due to poaching and they have breeding programs in place. ZAMBIA Full country name: Zambia Area: 752,615km2 (17th largest in Africa) Population: 10.4 million Capital city: Lusaka Largest Towns: Lusaka, Ndola, Livingstone, Kabwe, Kitwe. People: Bemba, Tonga, Nyanja, Ngoni, Lozi plus many other different groups as well as Colonial ex-pats and people of Asian descent Official Language: English Other Languages: Bemba, Tonga, Nyanja, Lozi Religion: Christian, ZCC and Islam Government: Multiparty parliamentary democracy President: Levy Mwanawasa Currency: Kwacha Major industries: Agriculture (mainly subsistence farming), mining, tourism • Formally called Northern Rhodesia, Zambia gained its independence from colonial Great Britain in 1964. • By the end of 1970, Zambia has become one of the poorest countries in the world due to corruption, mismanagement of the economy and a fall in the world copper price. • In the 1990s Kuanda, the president since independence, was forced to amend the constitution, legalizing opposition parties and setting full elections in 1991. They were defeated by Frederick Chiluba. However, Zambia’s situation has not improved. • The country has three distinct seasons: cool and dry from May to August, hot and dry in September and October and rainy between November and April. • The majority of the population are subsistence farmers and there are also some large commercial farms growing sugar cane. INTERESTING FACTS 1. Zambia is the fourth-largest supplier of copper in the world and the leading producer of cobalt. Combined the mining of these two minerals accounts for 75% of Zambia’s foreign exchange and 5% of employment in the country. 2. There are 73 officially recognized ethnic groups living within Zambia’s borders, each with their own culture and language. 3. Unlike many African countries, Zambia’s borders do not adhere to any logical language or tribal boundaries. 4. Unlike neighbouring Botswana the Zambian government does not have a comprehensive anti-poaching policy and poaching remains a major problem facing Zambia’s wildlife. 5. Approx 750 different species of bird have been recorded in Zambia. 6. The Victoria Falls on the Zambian side is known as “Mosi oa Tunya” (the smoke that thunders)Geld ausgeben: Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.Geld wechseln: The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). The South African rand is also an accepted form of payment in Namibia. The Namibian currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which is equivalent in value (in Namibia only) to the South African Rand. NAD is not accepted as payment in other countries. In Botswana, payments at supermarkets, post offices etc are to be with Pula (BWP) but activities and drinks at campsites can be paid for in USD The official currency of Zambia is the Zambian Kwacha, denoted by ZMK. NO payments in USD are allowed in Zambia anymore (except for activities at the Safpar Waterfront in Livingstone). All other payments need to be with ZMK. Malawi uses the Kwacha (MWK) and Tanzania and Kenya use the Shilling, denoted by TZS and KES. USD is widely accepted in Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya but some supermarkets might only accept local currencies.Sonderausgaben: Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!Trinkgeld: Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver / Camp Cook / CEO US$3/4 each, per day worked, per traveller.Gesundheit: Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. Yellow Fever Certificate Note: It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into South Africa when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. This rule is also applicable to airport transit. If other countries not endemic to Yellow Fever have been visited (such as Botswana and Namibia), after visiting an endemic country, then a Yellow Fever certificate will still be required on entry into South Africa. A valid Yellow Fever Certificate is also needed for entry into the following countries when coming from a Yellow Fever endemic country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Malawi. We recommend you contact your family physician, or your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date health information at least one month before departure. Travelers should also carry a basic first-aid kit, hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes. Travellers to Southern Africa should observe similar precautions to those taken elsewhere in Africa. Medical facilities are basic throughout these countries. For your own safety, we strongly recommend that you advise your CEO of any medical condition that may affect you while travelling with the group. Be aware that this trip enters malaria areas. Your doctor should be able to recommend the necessary prophylactics. Please ensure you have all the inoculations recommended by your doctor. Sand flies and Mosquitos: Are found in the areas visited. Mosquitos are more prevalent in areas that receive more rainfall, and sand flies, though generally found on the coast, can also be found in dry & dusty conditions inland. Both tend to come out in the early evening and early mornings. Precautions against insect bites: * Wear protective clothing, including long-sleeved shirts and pants at all times. * Wear khaki or olive-colored clothing. Flies are attracted to bright and dark colors. * Use bed nets. * Avoid bushes. Flies are less active during the hottest part of the day; they rest in bushes and will bite if disturbed. * Use insect repellent. Sun: It is very important that you wear sun block, even on a cloudy day when it feels cool as we are near the equator and the sun is very strong. A sunburn can turn a pleasant trip into a painful trip. Hydration Even when days are cool please be sure to drink a minimum of two litres of water and refrain from drinking to many diuretics, as while when travelling outdoors the breeze can dehydrate you quickly as well as the heat. Diarrhoea: It is normal for people travelling overseas to get an upset stomach due to a change of climate and food. Please make sure that you wash your hands and stay away from street food. Ringworms: Can be found in humid conditions, they are easily treated with ointment.Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/Tripspezifische Sicherheitsvorkehrungen: Some precautions you should take while in major cities are: *Always leave your passport (It’s better to carry a photocopy of it instead), traveller’s cheques, flight tickets and money that you won’t be using in the safe deposit at the hotel reception. This is free of charge to G Adventures clients. *Remember that like in any other city, you should never leave your bags unattended, nor flaunt jewellery, cameras etc. *Please don’t wander through the city to unknown areas especially at night. Stick to the main streets only during the day, and after sundown, please take a taxi. Taxis can be organised from reception. Also, take the address of the hotel with you. *People are generally friendly, but don’t let people take advantage of you, especially the sales people! * Beware of people approaching you on the street with an apparent interest of where you are from, and want to sit down and have a chat with you. These people are con men and will ask you for money. * People on the street who ask you if you want a safari and have a brochure are often conmen, best to avoid these folk. Besides, you’re already on safari. PHOTOGRAPHY: Please do not take photo’s of Police stations or at Cross borders Airports, army barracks and personnel or any Government building. It is against the law and will result in the minimum of your film and camera being confiscated.In rural areas it is generally much safer, but you should always take your cue from your CEO, who will advise when to be extra vigilant and when to relax.Medizinisches Formular: Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.Weitere Hinweise: Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.Reiseversicherung: Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

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