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Namib Adventure South
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Namib Adventure South

This tour takes you from Windhoek to Windhoek in 7 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

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Duration

7 days

Type

Small Group Tours, Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Explore the glorious Namib Desert on this short adventure which covers highlights like the diamond mining 'ghost town' of Kolmanskop, Luderitz, Sossusvlei and the Fish River Canyon. Visit Dune 45 and Dead Vlei before heading back to the capital - Windhoek.

 

General Notes

This tour is guaranteed to depart every Friday.

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Tour Code

WW7S-16

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


Namib Adventure South

Day 1, Windhoek to Sesriem

A scenic drive takes us past the Eros and Naukluft Mountains and we enter the oldest desert in the world as we head to Sesriem - home base of the Sossusvlei Dune Field.

Day 2, 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!!

Namib Adventure South

Day 3, Sesriem to Luderitz

 

Heading south, we travel through the Namib Rand Nature Reserve and on to the village of Helmeringhausen.  Traversing this sparse, yet beautiful landscape, the terrain fades from immense red sand dune desert to open grass savannah and farmland. We continue on to the coastal town of Luderitz with its colonial-style buildings and awesome view of the rough seas of the bay.

 

Day 4, Luderitz to Fish River Canyon

Today our journey takes us to Kolmanskop, a desert ghost town built in the 1920’s during the diamond rush and abandoned when bigger and better diamonds were found further along the coast. Still abandoned, over the years the desert has taken over the entire town, giving it an eerie atmosphere. From here we travel on to Aus through the “Forbidden Zone”, so named because in years gone by, the alluvial diamonds found in Namibia were simply scattered across the desert. Keep an eye out for the Namib desert’s wild horses!

Namib Adventure South

Day 5, Fish River Canyon to Keetmanshoop

Entering the Kalahari Desert area of Namibia we visit the Kokerboom (Quiver tree) Forest. The Kokerboom or Quiver Tree Aloe dichotoma is a tree aloe and is one of the most characteristic plants of Namibia.

Day 6, Keetmanshoop to Kalahari Desert

Leaving the south, we begin our journey north-east travelling through the thin strip of Kalahari Desert that protrudes onto the eastern side of Namibia.  This area is very dry and is covered by hundreds of striking red sand dunes, separated by flat grass-covered plains.

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Day 7, Kalahari Desert to Windhoek

We rise early to venture out on a nature drive where you’ll get to scope out the diverse wildlife and birdlife as well as the brilliant dunes and vegetation as we make our way back to Windhoek where our trip comes to a pleasant end.

Meals included in your tour cost

6 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

There are optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Windhoek, Luderitz & 4 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: crew (including cook)
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Other: Sleeping mat included

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