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Introducing Cape Town

Cape Town is basically altogether a great blend of cultures, cuisines and landscapes. It is singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent table Mountain National park. Human creativity is also evident here and this is the only thing which made the city a world Design Capital city in 2014. Be a part of this beautiful city with our South Africa tour packages. Christians, Muslims, Jewish, Hindu and traditional African beliefs co-exist peacefully in this proudly multicultural city. The capital of South Africa, Cape Town is a top tourist destination in the world. Thanks to deep-blue coastline kissing the white sands, bustling shopping scenario, and with its buzzing nightlife this city will urge you to stay little longer. 

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Cape Town enjoys the temperate climate with warm dry conditions from October to April. Temperatures peak between December and February which is the most popular time for Cape Town beach holiday. But expect busy beaches, a vibrant nightlife and gloriously sunny festive cheer. By February the winds calm and most visitors head home, making late January to April absolutely fantastic. 

December, January and February are therefore the best time to visit Cape Town all thanks to the classic weather conditions. You will find temperature around 25-27 degree Celsius and there are 11 sunshine hours during the day. Hence, these months are perfect holiday makers so what are you waiting for enjoy make your holidays memorable with our South Africa tour packages from Mumbai. 

 But please pen down that the months of October, November, March and April are not summer months in South Africa but still it serves as an alluring time to visit this classic destination with our International tour packages. 

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History & Culture

 Cape Town is the most seasoned city in South Africa and — many accept — the most socially mindful. (Alright, those many are all Capetonians; however they most likely do have something there.) 

Cape Town's rich frontier history has blessed the city with some particular old structures in the unmistakable Cape-Dutch style with its whitewashed dividers, resplendent peaks and covered rooftops. Probably the best instances of these are to be found on the numerous wineries, the most effectively available of which is Groot Constantia in Cape Town's southern rural areas. A simple walk around the Historical Mile among Muizenberg and Kalk Bay will take you past Posthuys, the most established working in South Africa.

The Mother City is a system of societies that mirror the legacy of her family. It is additionally a place that individuals of various nationalities presently call home. With them, they have brought customs which you can experience. A portion of these are by South Africans who have been roused by societies from everywhere throughout the world.

Cape Town has a refreshing expressions and culture scene. Actually, it has the most social decent variety in South Africa. The general population is innovative and creative and there are various stages to grandstand their abilities, from road dividers to presentation focuses. The city is home to various gifted painters, picture takers, artists and stone carvers. Theater and plays are likewise huge in the city. Rugby, cricket, football and cycling are the principle sports of the city. 

There are various celebrations and firs around the city in festivity of music, food, flowers, sports, festivals, and so forth. From neighborhood treats to worldwide top favourites– they have everything.

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Geography

Cape Town involves the southwestern most purpose of Africa. The City focus lies inserted between Table Mountain, Devils Peak, Lions Head and Signal Hill on the one side and border on the Table Bay and the Atlantic Ocean on the opposite side. Table Mountain reaches out along the Twelve Apostles spreading over the coastline of the Atlantic seas with excellent shorelines, straights and valleys until the Cape of Good Hope. Visitors will encounter a blend among wonder and solace, making a perpetual response of belonging. 

The Atlantic offers quick refreshment at spots, such as Camps Bay, Clifton, Sea Point, Dolphin Beach, or Big Bay, and loans the ideal setting to a romantic sun downer. The early bird will encounter fabulous dawns on the opposite side of the promontory such as in Muizenberg, Kalk Bay, Fishhoek, or Simons Town, and can appreciate the glow of the Indian Ocean.

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Places to visit in Cape Town

Table Mountain

Table Mountain

Cape Town
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Robben Island Tour

Cape Town
Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach

Cape Town

 

Things to Do in Cape Town

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This place is more than just food, but that doesn’t mean, the food is under-rated. Indulge yourselves in some Greek salads, Greek pastries and other delicacies. Not only that, once the lights go dimmer and the music turns loud, you can grab some plates and smash them while you are dancing to some traditional and modern tunes.
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One of the best way to explore the picturesque vineyards, the amazing scenery and experience the world-class cuisine is by hopping on Franschhoek Wine Tram. This age old tram takes you to these beautiful vineyards from where you can experience activities like wine tasting, cellar tour, delicious lunch or simply stroll down the vineyards. 
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Be part of an incredible experience when you go kayaking in the heart of Cape Town. Take a guided tour and paddle your way amidst the warm waters of False Bay. Winter Months are supposedly said to be the perfect time to partake in this activity. If you have a fascination for whales or penguins, there is a high chance you might actually spot them.
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Strawberry Lovers can head to this place which is famous for strawberry picking. The average time taken to pick strawberries is not more than 30 minutes and you can also come here with your family for a picnic session. You can also visit Burger Brothers, their newly opened fast-food restaurant and take part in activities like pony rides, min-golf, and tractor rides etc.
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 Make your way down to Boulders Beach to get familiar with African Penguins. Although it is set in the middle of a residential area, the penguins which are almost on the verge of extension can be observed from a much protected range.
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Consider this to be the top-most favourite thing for all the adventure junkies out there. This flat topped mountain forms a prominent landmark and offers unparalleled views to Cape Town. Hiking here is one of the craziest things you would ever tick off your bucket list. The trails here range from easy to moderate and difficult. Rock-Climbing, Caving and Mountain Biking are some of the other most popular adventure activities in which you can be a part of.
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On your trip to South Africa, be a part of this unique experience wherein you are up close with sharks. The great White Shark Tank Diving takes place throughout the year  but the best time to get a good underground visibility is from Janurary to March and October to December. The great White Shark Diving launches from Kleinbaai Harbour which is said to be the White Shark Capital of the World.
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The most amazing experience which you can have on your holiday is when you are snorkelling with seals. In Cape Town, Snorkelling happens on the Atlantic Side of the Hout Bay. Although the trip is highly dependent on weather conditions, this wild-life adventure brings you closer to wild animals in their natural habitat.
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult
South Africa Discovery
9 Nights / 10 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main + Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Nov
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (3N)
... Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (3N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 165,000
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
... Cape Town (3N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 57,870
Onwards
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N)
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 64,020
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Jo
... Cape Town (3N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 84,490
Onwards
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesb
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 81,420
Onwards
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesb
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 99,610
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesb
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 100,330
Onwards
Scenic South Africa
10 Nights / 11 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Jo
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 89,610
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesb
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 98,970
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N)
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 62,610
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun
... Cape Town (3N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 87,020
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
... Cape Town (3N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 69,220
Onwards
Trip Type
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesb
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Kruger National Park (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 105,070
Onwards
Scenic South Africa - Self Drive
10 Nights / 11 Days
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 100,290
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main + Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (3N) - Johannesburg (1N)
... Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (3N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 162,000
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main + Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape To
... Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (4N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 188,000
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main + Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape To
... Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (4N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 215,000
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape To
... Johannesburg (1N) - Sun City (2N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - George (3N) - Cape Town (4N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 195,500
Onwards
African Splendour
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Victoria Falls ZI (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) -
... Cape Town (3N) - Victoria Falls ZI (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) - Serengeti National Park (3N) - Ngorongoro (2N) - Arusha (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 405,800
Onwards
South Africa With Kenya
14 Nights / 15 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Cape Town (4N) - George (3N) - Sun City (
... Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Cape Town (4N) - George (3N) - Sun City (2N) - Johannesburg (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 188,410
Onwards
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (3N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesbu
... Cape Town (4N) - Knysna (3N) - Pilanesberg National Park (1N) - Sun City (1N) - Johannesburg (1N) - Victoria Falls ZI (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 169,170
Onwards
Luxury Africa Migration Special
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
NRI Exclusive Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (3N) - Victoria Falls ZI (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) -
... Cape Town (3N) - Victoria Falls ZI (2N) - Nairobi (1N) - Naivasha (1N) - Masai Mara (2N) - Serengeti National Park (3N) - Ngorongoro (2N) - Arusha (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 471,020
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Knysna (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Albertina (1N) - Cape Town (4N)
... Johannesburg (1N) - Knysna (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Albertina (1N) - Cape Town (4N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 149,000
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Knysna (3N) - Cape Town (3N)
... Johannesburg (1N) - Knysna (3N) - Cape Town (3N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 109,000
Onwards
South African Elegance
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Cape Town (4N) - Hermanus (1N) - George (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Livingstone (2N) - Ch
... Cape Town (4N) - Hermanus (1N) - George (2N) - Port Elizabeth (1N) - Livingstone (2N) - Chobe National Park (2N) - Okavango Delta (3N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 369,570
Onwards
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Paterson (2N) - Wilderness (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Stellenbosch
... Johannesburg (1N) - Paterson (2N) - Wilderness (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Stellenbosch (1N) - Cape Town (4N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 262,420
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
Included Cities
Johannesburg (1N) - Paterson (2N) - Wilderness (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Stellenbosch
... Johannesburg (1N) - Paterson (2N) - Wilderness (2N) - Groot Brakrivier (1N) - Stellenbosch (1N) - Cape Town (4N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 215,560
Onwards

Happy Travellers

It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!
It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!

It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!

I am pleased to share that the saidtrip was one of the best trips  we have done till now. With the scenic destinations and good selection of tourist spots for the tour, hotels and food was also excellent. Especially, the tour to Victoria Falls and Botswana, it was beyond imagination to get the taste like homemade Gujarati food arranged by Flamingo as well as service of the local tour operator.
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We Had An Amazing And Memorable Trip!
We Had An Amazing And Memorable Trip!

We Had An Amazing And Memorable Trip!

Our tour for South Africa with Flamingo Tours and Travels was great. During the whole trip the weather and everything was amazing, we had an amazing and memorable trip and the selection of food, hotels, everything was great and the tour was very well managed by the entire team of Flamingo. The services were all upto the mark, and it really felt like a true holiday.
Thanks to Hiren amin, our tour leader, had great knowledge and his arrangements were amazing.
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   May
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Food was Excellent throughout with lot of Variety!
Food was Excellent throughout with lot of Variety!

Food was Excellent throughout with lot of Variety!

Thank you Flamingo for making our trip to South Africa so well organised and memorable.
Our itinerary covered almost all interesting places in South Africa like Pilanesburg and the Lion park, Suncity with adventure sports and Bakubung with amazing wildlife experience and beautiful resort in the forest
Harsh was so helpful and very keen to see that he fulfilled all the promises given by Flamingo travels of various sightseeing and activities
We were never rushed and had enough time on sightseeing.
Food was Excellent throughout with lot of Variety!!
Hotels were good but as we had upgraded to ‘THE Palace ‘in Suncity we had a better experience A special thanks to HARSH for helping us get back our Mobile phone which was lost in the flight He was very competent in tackling this adverse situation and didn’t give up till he managed to get it back
Overall a great experience!!
Would love to travel with you again!!
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   August
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It’s An Amazing & Unforgettable Trip Of My Life!
It’s An Amazing & Unforgettable Trip Of My Life!

It’s An Amazing & Unforgettable Trip Of My Life!

From my point of view it’s an amazing and unforgettable trip of my life. And it’s only very good because the tour guide like Hiren was with us as younger brother. No words for you, Hiren.
The food arrangements, hotels and sightseeing choices were more than upto the mark.
Thanks to the team of Flamingo! 
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   February
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Flamingo Has Taken Too Much Care Minutely
Flamingo Has Taken Too Much Care Minutely

Flamingo Has Taken Too Much Care Minutely

Our South Africa trip was excellent, Flamingo has not done compromise anywhere; the food was too good. All BLD were perfect. The stay was fine and no sightseeing is missed bcoz the weather was good n even guide also tried to cover everything. As far as guide harsh is concerned...Excellent person...Took too much care of senior citizen like us and very mild n cooperative, and always smiling face
I would definitely give 10 marks out of 10 to harsh...
On the last day after taking breakfast when we were sitting in the bus we were provided theplas with pickle ...oh it touched my heart...i must say that flamingo has taken too much care minutely..
Thanks to whole team of flamingo.
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Ahmedabad   Travelled in   May
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