Bluerhino

Kgalagadi Eco 2021 Itinerary

 

Day 1, Group 1, 6 November 2021,

17h00 We meet at Twee Rivieren for our first night.

Day 2, 

9h00 We head North to Nossob and stop for coffee during the day at the picnic spots. 

This is a game viewing day and we are relaxed as we travel north.

16h00 Arrive at our campsite Nossob for the night.

Day 3

9h00 We set off to Mabuasehube and our Matopi camp for the night.

11h00 We stop for coffee next to the road.

13h00 We stop for lunch

15h30 We should be in camp early and settle in for the night.

Day 4,

9h00 We set off to the Mabua area.

11h00 We stop for coffee at a pan in the area.

13h00 We stop for lunch somewhere suitable.

15h30 Again we should be in camp early and settle in for the night.

Day 5,

We have an exploration day and we travel between pans with plenty of stops and coffee and lunch breaks.

We head to camp as and when we are done for the day.

Day 6,

9h00 We start heading west towards the Eco route.

11h00 We stop for coffee at a pan. Then we enter the Gemsbok eco route.

13h00 Stop for lunch 

15h00 Arrive at Mosomane wilderness camp.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 7,

9h00 We set off towards Nossob and complete the first eco route.

11h30 We stop for Brunch

14h00 We arrive in Nossob and have time to charge batteries take a shower and shop in preparation for our next day.

Day 8,

8h00 After breakfast and with everybody filled with fuel we set off to Polentswa.

This is where the second eco route starts. 3 days two nights.

11h00We stop at Polentswa for coffee and head in to the bush on the eco route for two nights.

13h00 We stop for lunch on the route and then head over to Sesatswe for the night.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 9

8h00 We leave our camp and travel the middle day of the eco route.

10h00 We stop for a coffee break.

13h00 We stop for lunch.

16h00 We arrive at our camp for the night, Lang Rambuka.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 10. 15 November

7h30 Today we exit from the eco route and head back to Twee Rivieren. It is a bit of a long stretch but no problem.

10h00 We stop for coffee just before we enter the main road.

12h00 We stop at Nossob for fuel and snacks and lunch, Then on our way.

15h00 We stop for coffee at a picnic spot 

17h00 We arrive in Twee rivieren for the night. 

We meet the second group and share our camp for the night. The next morning you are out of the park.

 

Day 1, Group 2, 15 November 2021,

17h00 We meet at Twee Rivieren for our first night. I will arrive there with the first group at some point late afternoon. I have 5 camp sites booked and we will spend the night together.

Day 2, 

7h30 We start our journey by heading North to Nossob

9h30 We stop for coffee during the day at the picnic spots. 

12h00 We arrive in Nossob and fill up with fuel and do our last bit of shopping and grab a quick bite to eat. 

12h30 We set off to Mabuasehube and our Matopi camp for the night.

15h00 We see how our progress are and stop for coffee next to the road 

17h30 We will probably be in camp a bit late and settle in for the night.

Day 3,

9h00 We set off to the Mabua area.

11h00 We stop for coffee at a pan in the area.

13h00 We stop for lunch somewhere suitable.

15h30 Again we should be in camp early and settle in for the night.

Day 4,

We have an exploration day and we travel between pans with plenty of stops and coffee and lunch breaks.

We head to camp as and when we are done for the day.

Day 5,

9h00 We start heading west towards the Eco route.

11h00 We stop for coffee at a pan. Then we enter the Gemsbok eco route.

13h00 Stop for lunch 

15h00 Arrive at Mosomane wilderness camp.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 6,

9h00 We set off towards Nossob and complete the first eco route.

11h30 We stop for Brunch

14h00 We arrive in Nossob and have time to charge batteries take a shower and shop in preparation for our next day.

Day 7,

8h00 After breakfast and with everybody filled with fuel we set off to Polentswa.

This is where the second eco route starts. 3 days two nights.

11h00We stop at Polentswa for coffee and head in to the bush on the eco route for two nights.

13h00 We stop for lunch on the route and then head over to Sesatswe for the night.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 8,

8h00 We leave our camp and travel the middle day of the eco route.

10h00 We stop for a coffee break.

13h00 We stop for lunch.

16h00 We arrive at our camp for the night, Lang Rambuka.

NO ABLUTIONS

Day 9. 23 November

7h30 Today we exit from the eco route and head back to Twee Rivieren. It is a bit of a long stretch but no problem.

10h00 We stop for coffee just before we enter the main road.

12h00 We stop at Nossob for fuel and snacks and lunch, Then on our way.

15h00 We stop for coffee at a picnic spot 

17h00 We arrive in Twee rivieren for the night. 

We meet the second group and share our camp for the night. The next morning you are out of the park.

Day 10, 24 November 2021

I head out of the park as soon as the gates open.