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Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert

Sesriem Namibia

Highlights of the Desert
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Highlights of the Desert

This tour takes you from Cape Town to Windhoek in 12 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 12950  Currency Converter + ZAR 880 Local Payment ZAR 310 Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

12 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Discover the best Namibia has to offer. From the dry desert valleys in the south through rich cultural areas to some excellent game viewing in the north.

 

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Tour Code

CTW12-13

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Highlights of the Desert

Day 1, Cape Town to Cedarberg

This morning we make our way northward out of Cape Town, passing through the beautiful wine lands. We set camp tonight in the shadow of the Cederberg Mountains.

Day 2, Cedarberg to Orange River - South Africa

Today we journey to a region that is renown for its wildflower display in the Spring, Namaqualand. We make a quick pit stop in Springbok for supplies before journeying on to the Orange River. Tonight we camp on its banks.

Highlights of the Desert

Day 3, Orange River - South Africa to Fish River Canyon

An optional half day canoe trip on the calm Orange River is available here this morning. After enjoying lunch we border cross into Namibia. Our campsite is Hobas, which is only a short drive away from the Fish River Canyon.

Day 4, Fish River Canyon to Sesriem

We enter the Namib Naukluft Park and the oldest desert in the world today as we drive towards the dune fields of Sesriem and Sossusvlei. The stark but stunning landscape is worthy of some brilliant photos!

Highlights of the Desert

Day 5, Sesriem to Sesriem via (Sossusvlei)

An early start as we enter into the park and head for Dune 45. Clamber to the top for a stunning high-point view over the dunes. We continue to Sossusvlei and from here you will have your own free time to explore the vlei or the surrounding area. Stunning photographic opportunities are available in the dunes so bring those cameras!!

Day 6, Sesriem to Swakopmund

A spectacular sunset awakens us this morning. We travel north towards Walvis Bay via some glorious desert passes, and make our way along the coast, before finally arriving in Namibia's prime adventure resort - Swakopmund.

Highlights of the Desert

Day 7, Swakopmund

A leisure day today to get the feel of this quaint German town sandwiched between the edge of a massive dune field and the ocean. Take on some adventure activities or relax in a cafe on the beachfront.

Day 8, Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe

Today we make our way to the ancient San bushman sacred site of Spitzkoppe. Explore the 1728m high formation and view the rock paintings before bush camping under the African stars.

Highlights of the Desert

Day 9, Spitzkoppe to Kamanjab

After a last look at Spitzkoppe we head off to Kamanjab and visit the Himba people living there. The Himba are a pastoral people and we spend some time learning about their way of life in modern times.

Day 10, Kamanjab to Etosha National Park

The jewel of Namibia's wildlife crown awaits - Etosha National Park. After a brief stop to check in we spend some time game driving through a small part of the park on our way to our camp.

Highlights of the Desert

Day 11, Etosha National Park

Today we enjoy a full day of game driving, making our way east along the length of the park. After dinner make your way to another floodlit water hole to see what animals arrive at the water to drink, or relax at the campsite.

Day 12, Etosha National Park to Windhoek

We leave the wildlife to head to the capital city of Windhoek. You may wish to explore this city steeped in German atmosphere or choose to enjoy a flagon of ale at one of the local taverns.

Meals included in your tour cost

11 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 10 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

Highlights of the Desert

Sossusvlei Guided Walk

Stunning scenery
Knowledgeable Guides
Sand dune environment
Interesting, entertaining and educational
Worlds oldest desert


There are 7 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

26 Jun 2016

07 Jul 2016

ZAR 12950 + ZAR 880

30 Jun 2016

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ZAR 12950 + ZAR 880

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25 Dec 2016

05 Jan 2017

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09 Jan 2017

ZAR 12950 + ZAR 880

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Cape Town, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Etosha National Park & 5 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

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