14 Day Educational Tour

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An Example Tour Itinerary:


(Tour activities are subject to change depending on season and animal activity.)


DAY 1:


Wilderness area bush camp

Itinerary:

  • Arrive in South Africa & transfer
  • Meet and greet at OR Thambo Airport, Johannesburg and transfer to Maluti Mountain camp
  • Meet guides and discuss plans, eat and relax
  • Settle into camp & camp orientation. Enjoy your first night under an Africa sky…


DAYS 2, 3 & 4:


Wilderness area bush camp

Areas of learning: Conservation – Environmental – Cultural – Survival

Itinerary:

  • Hiking – Mountain hiking & survival skills
  • Bushman cave painting research
  • Maluti Challenge Mountain hiking, sleep out in mountains under the stars
  • Hike back to base camp
  • Prepare to leave camp tomorrow
  • Extra – Horse riding in the bush for those that want to take part*


DAY 5:


Broederstroom Camp

Itinerary:

  • Areas of learning: Culture – History
  • Broederstroom – Visit to the ‘Cradle of Mankind’
  • Waterberg -Arrive wilderness area. Build & orientation of camp


DAYS 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12:


Dung Beetle Bush Camp

Itinerary:

  • Areas of learning: 6 Day Environmental Course
  • Wildlife- Animal ID and behaviour study
  • Dissection – Animal post mortem and anatomy
  • Field Studies – Plant species: Tree & Shrub ID, medicinal uses and field study
  • Tracking – Animal tracking and spoor ID
  • Poaching -Anti-poaching education and field work project
  • Astronomy – Night Navigation & constellation study


DAY 13:


Dung Beetle Bush Camp

Itinerary:

  • Field work – final field work studies to complete exam
  • Exam – 6 Day environmental course exam


DAY 14:

Itinerary:

  • Break down camp, depart for Or Thambo Airport
  • Time to travel home…


*The horse riding is an extra cost per person and will need to be arranged before departure

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