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Aus Namibia

Swakopmund to Cape Town

Aus Namibia

Swakopmund to Cape Town

Aus Namibia

Swakopmund to Cape Town
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Swakopmund to Cape Town

This tour takes you from Swakopmund to Cape Town in 7 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 4690  Currency Converter + USD 250 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

7 days

Type

Short Breaks, Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

A short trip that is packed with plenty of African highlights! The oldest desert in the world, the second biggest canyon in the world, and the best sand boarding in the world, all covered by this overland tour!

 

General Notes

Your arrival airport transfer and pre-trip accommodation in a dorm bed is included in your trip price. Please advise flight details to book transfers - flight number, route, date and time.

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Tour Code

SCT7-11

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


Swakopmund to Cape Town

Day 1, 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 2, 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.

Swakopmund to Cape Town

Day 3, 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.

Day 4, 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.

Swakopmund to Cape Town

Day 5, 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.

Day 6, 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.

Swakopmund to Cape Town

Day 7, Cape Town

Your tour ends this morning after breakfast. Make sure to spend a few extra days exploring this cosmopolitan city - the Mother City of South Africa.

Meals included in your tour cost

6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

There are 9 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

27 Apr 2014

03 May 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

11 May 2014

17 May 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

25 May 2014

31 May 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

08 Jun 2014

14 Jun 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

22 Jun 2014

28 Jun 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

06 Jul 2014

12 Jul 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

20 Jul 2014

26 Jul 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

03 Aug 2014

09 Aug 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

17 Aug 2014

23 Aug 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

31 Aug 2014

06 Sep 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

14 Sep 2014

20 Sep 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

28 Sep 2014

04 Oct 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

12 Oct 2014

18 Oct 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

26 Oct 2014

01 Nov 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

09 Nov 2014

15 Nov 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

23 Nov 2014

29 Nov 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

07 Dec 2014

13 Dec 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

21 Dec 2014

27 Dec 2014

ZAR 4690 + USD 250

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

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

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Available in Reverse

This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Cape Town to Swakopmund 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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