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Geography Of South Africa

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<div style="text-align: justify;">South Africa stands at the most Southern tip of Africa. Its coastline stretches more than 3000 kms from the desert border with Nambia on the Atlantic coast southwards. Majority of South Africa’s landscape is made of high, flat areas called plateaus. Landscape here is covered with rolling grasslands which is also known as Highveld, and tree-dotted plains called bushveld.</div><div style="text-align: justify;">East, South and West of the lands are mountainous areas called the Great Escarpment. The eastern range are called the Drakensberg or the Dragon’s mountain. It is loaded with jagged peaks with more than 11,400 feet height.<br><br>Uniquely South Africa has other country also with its borders. Snuggled in the Drakensberg is the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho.</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">South Africa gets its water from the snow capped peaks of Lesotho. The country boasts more than 290 conservation parks. It is also home to around 300 mammal species, about 860 bird species and 8000 plant species. It features 8 world heritage sights and is divided into 8 biomes. The heritage sites are<br></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br>1. Cradles of Humankind</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">2. Robben Island</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">3. Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">4. Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">5. Cape Floral Region Protected Areas</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">6. Isimangaliso Wetland Park</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">7. Vredefort Dome</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">8. UKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br></div><div style="text-align: justify;">The country is considered to be the cradle of humankind and is home to 40% of all hominid finds on Earth.</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br>The country’s rivers are not commercially navigable and most river mouths are unsuitable as harbors because huge sandbanks block entry for most of the year. South Africa as such has no significant natural lakes, and artificial lakes are used most of crop irrigation. The largest rover in South Africa is the Orange River. It rises in Drakensberg Mountains and transverses through the Lesotho Highlands. It then joins the CalendonRiver between the Eastern Cape and the Free State before it empties into the Atlantic Ocean, it connects the border with Namibia. Other major river includes the Vaal, Breede, Komati, Lepelle, Tugela, Umzimvubu, Limpopo and Molopo.</div>

 

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Excellent.... the word which can be used for your arrangements.
To be very frank, I haven't expected such a nice services from you at the time of booking the tour but your confidence to provide the best has led me to book this trip with you and you have really proved it. 
Not a single time we had to wait for anything, though the full trip has been shared by three different suppliers, all have performed the best work. Not a single minute waiting for a driver. They are always 10 minutes early then the scheduled time.
Talking about driver cum guides they always behaved as if we are their friends or relatives, they haven't looked at itinerary or timing. Just tried to provide best to the extend they can. Even small-small things has been taken care by them. Even purchasing of local sim, water, food etc was been taken care very nicely. All the guides are well experienced and they really know their work and duty. All of them posses a good amount of knowledge of their particular area. And the best part what we noticed is they are always updated and most of the time we saw them reading books to improve their services. April (Joburg) was reading the book of History, Chrish (Kruger) was reading nooks of wild life, Pierre (Garden rout) himself is a professor and always keep on enhancing his knowledge. I have always saw them passionate to give us best service and have never worked just to finish the itinerary.
The best guide we have ever met is Pierre. The way he has managed our trip, no one would have done it. He always had information for weather forecast and accordingly he planned our itinerary to cover all the attractions. The best part was Table mountain, if he has not planned it, we would have surely missed that. You really need such kind of guides in your contract. 
And the most important thing which I have never expected (sorry for this) is your messages on daily basis for schedule, places to cover, and guidance of the attractions and restaurants. If you would have not suggested, we would have missed out some of the important attractions in our tour which are must do things. A big Thanks for this..... 
I had just tried your services for this tour and now I would say, you would be our first preference for all the future trips. I can trust on you blindly....
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   December
Region: Africa   |   Tour Type: FIT   |   Theme: Free & Easy – SIC Tour     Read All
You Made Our Trip Fabulous!
You Made Our Trip Fabulous!

You Made Our Trip Fabulous!

The tour was everything I expected and more. Very satisfied with our guide and vehicle we travelled around the country was comfortable, our hotel choices were great we were happy with the facilities you provided us we will definitely contact flamingo travel for future trip 
Thanks once again for everything
You made our trip fabulous. 
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   May
Region: Africa   |   Tour Type: FIT   |   Theme: Family Tour     Read All

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