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Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Explorer

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Explorer

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Explorer

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Explorer

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Explorer
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Namib Desert Explorer

This tour takes you from Cape Town to Windhoek in 11 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 6950  Currency Converter + USD 370 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

11 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

An exciting township tour in the mother city, giant sand dunes at Sossusvlei and adventures in Swakopmund - all this combined with excellent game viewing in Etosha!

 

General Notes

The age restriction for this trip is 18 - 39. Should your age fall out of this bracket, please enquire for alternative options.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

CTW11-15

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


Namib Desert Explorer

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.

Namib Desert Explorer

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!

Namib Desert Explorer

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.

Namib Desert Explorer

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.

Namib Desert Explorer

Day 9, Spitzkoppe to Etosha National Park

We make our way north to Etosha National Park, a vast reserve of over 20,000 sq km surrounding a central salt depression or ‘pan.’ We do our first game dirve as we enter the park.

Day 10, Etosha National Park

A full day of game drives and waterhole viewing as we try to catch a glimpse of some of the plains game and Big 5 that reside in Etosha National Park.

Namib Desert Explorer

Day 11, 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

10 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 8 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

Namib Desert Explorer

Cape Town Township Tour

Vibrant and colourful Dynamic history and culture Fully guided Bo-Kaap and District 6 Visit 4 different Townships


There are 9 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

21 Jun 2014

02 Jul 2014

ZAR 6950 + USD 370

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Cape Town, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Etosha National Park & 4 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Available in Reverse

This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Namib Desert Safari tour

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

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