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Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Safari

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Safari

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Safari

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Safari

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib Desert Safari
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Namib Desert Safari

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

Current Price

ZAR 6950  Currency Converter + USD 335 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

11 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Spectacular views of giant sand dunes and the Fish River Canyon in Namibia! Southbound to Cape Town we visit Etosha National Park, adventure capital Swakopmund and Bushman paintings at Spitzkoppe.

 

General Notes

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

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Tour Code

WCT11-15

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


Namib Desert Safari

Day 1, Windhoek to Etosha National Park

We leave the capital city of Windhoek and head north to Namibia's premier nature reserve, Etosha National Park. With a wide variety of animal and bird life, the reserve is situated around the famous Etosha Pan with an extensive network of gravel roads allowing us the opportunity of accessing even the most remote areas of the park.

Day 2, 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 Safari

Day 3, Etosha National Park to Spitzkoppe

From Etosha we travel into Damaraland, an area of eerie landscapes and barren rocky outcrops, and camp in the tranquil area of Spitzkoppe, known as the Matterhorn of Africa. We have the opportunity to see ancient bushman paintings here.

Day 4, Spitzkoppe to Swakopmund

Today we head for Swakopmund, an old German colony founded in 1892. Rest in the excellent coffee shops, restaurants & bars, browse the craft shops selling Namibian curios or check out the museum, aquarium or art galleries. Otherwise take a quiet walk along the beach and get ready for some adrenaline pumping activities!

Namib Desert Safari

Day 5, 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 6, Swakopmund to Sesriem

Today we head south, past Walvis Bay enroute to Sesriem. Close by and surrounded by a sea of sand dunes, is Sossusvlei. The top of the dunes, some over 300m high, offers fantastic views of the desert. We spend the afternoon exploring and can enjoy the glorious sunset from the top of a big dune should the weather permit.

Namib Desert Safari

Day 7, 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 8, Sesriem to Fish River Canyon

After a stunning sunrise we leave the Namib - Naukluft Park area and head south to the Fish River Canyon. The second largest canyon in the world was forming by a mixture of both tectonic activity and water erosion. A road follows the canyon rim allowing us access to several viewing points from where we can take in the spectacular view.

Namib Desert Safari

Day 9, Fish River Canyon to Orange River - South Africa

Further south we cross over the Orange River, the natural land border of Namibia, and enter South Africa. Our gorgeous campsite rests on the bank of the river. An option this afternoon is to take a canoe trip on the peaceful Orange River and check out the bird life.

Day 10, Orange River - South Africa to Cedarberg

An early morning start sees us travelling south through Namaqualand - well known for its glorious Namaqua wildflowers flooding the fields with colour for miles and miles each spring. We stop for the night in 'Wine Country' and our lovely campsite is surrounded by local wine farms. The stunning scenery ranges from the towering Cederberg Mountains to the flat fields of maize on the plain.

Namib Desert Safari

Day 11, Cedarberg to Cape Town

After passing through the fruit growing area of Citrusdal we cross the Picketberg Pass and head into the Cape's main wine growing regions. On a clear day we will see Table Mountain from afar - assuming the 'Table Cloth' doesn't hamper our efforts - arriving in the 'Mother City' in the afternoon.

Meals included in your tour cost

10 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 8 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

Namib Desert Safari

Cape Town Township Tour

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


There are 8 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

03 Dec 2014

14 Dec 2014

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

17 Dec 2014

28 Dec 2014

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

31 Dec 2014

11 Jan 2015

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

14 Jan 2015

25 Jan 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

28 Jan 2015

08 Feb 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

11 Feb 2015

22 Feb 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

25 Feb 2015

08 Mar 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

11 Mar 2015

22 Mar 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

25 Mar 2015

05 Apr 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

08 Apr 2015

19 Apr 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

22 Apr 2015

03 May 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

06 May 2015

17 May 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

20 May 2015

31 May 2015

ZAR 8000 + USD 335

03 Jun 2015

14 Jun 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

17 Jun 2015

28 Jun 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

01 Jul 2015

12 Jul 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

15 Jul 2015

26 Jul 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

29 Jul 2015

09 Aug 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

12 Aug 2015

23 Aug 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

26 Aug 2015

06 Sep 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

09 Sep 2015

20 Sep 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

23 Sep 2015

04 Oct 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

07 Oct 2015

18 Oct 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

21 Oct 2015

01 Nov 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

04 Nov 2015

15 Nov 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

18 Nov 2015

29 Nov 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

02 Dec 2015

13 Dec 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

16 Dec 2015

27 Dec 2015

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

30 Dec 2015

10 Jan 2016

ZAR 8850 + USD 335

13 Jan 2016

24 Jan 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

27 Jan 2016

07 Feb 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

10 Feb 2016

21 Feb 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

24 Feb 2016

06 Mar 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

09 Mar 2016

20 Mar 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

23 Mar 2016

03 Apr 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

06 Apr 2016

17 Apr 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

20 Apr 2016

01 May 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

04 May 2016

15 May 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

18 May 2016

29 May 2016

ZAR 6950 + USD 335

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Windhoek, Etosha National Park, Spitzkoppe, Swakopmund & 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 Explorer 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

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