Swakopmund Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 853

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The Smoke that Thunders

Day 1: Victoria Falls

Welcome to Victoria Falls and the start of your incredible journey. You will be met on arrival and transferred to the hotel.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Day 2: Victoria Falls

Today is at your leisure to explore the falls.

Tree lion in Victoria Falls

Day 3: Victoria Falls - Caprivi Strip

After breakfast, we cross the border into Namibia as we head for the Chobe River and National Park. The afternoon will be spent cruising the Chobe River where you will get the opportunity to view all manner of wildlife, including hippos, crocodiles, elephants and a vast number of birds.

Eelephant in Victoria Falls National Park

Days 4-5: Caprivi Strip

Spend today and tomorrow exploring the Caprivi Strip on walking, boating or driving Safari.

Day 6: Caprivi Strip

This morning we transfer to the nearby air strip and catch a light aircraft flight to Rundu. Arriving here, head to the car rental desk to pick up your vehicle. Then drive to your lodge just north of Grootfontein, where a guided half day Bushman excursion provides a wonderful insight into this ancient civilisation, their lifestyle, history and culture. (OVERNIGHT GROOTFONTAIN)

Bird coming in to land

Day 7: - Kamanjab

Today take a drive to near Kamanjab in the north west of Namibia. Here you can spend time visiting the Himba, Nambia’s indigenous people at Gelbingen Guest Farm.

Lion in Amboseli National Park

Days 8-9: Kamanjab

Spend today and tomorrow at leisure driving in your cars in the North Area of the Skeleton coast national Park.

Elephant on the move

Day 10: Kamanjab - Swakopmund

Today drive to Swakopmund, on Namibia’s rugged Skeleton Coast is a popular coastal town with a distinct German feel, its beautiful colonial architecture, stands in stark contrast to the surrounding Namib Desert. As well as a pristine beach, Swakopmund has excellent restaurants, bars and shops, and has fast become the adventure capital of Namibia - quad biking, sky diving, deep sea fishing and dune boarding are just a few of the activities on offer.

German influence in Swakopmund

Day 11: Swakopmund

Spend today at leisure driving in your cars in the South Area of the Skeleton coast national Park.

Day 12: Swakopmund - Sesriem

Today drive your self to Sesriem via the Gaub and Kuiseb passes and Walvis Bay then onto your hotel.

Quiver tree, Namibia

Days 13-14: Sesriem

Spend today and tomorrow at your leisure with you car rentals exploring Sossusvlei, Namib Naukluft Park, Sesriem Canyon and more.

Cape Point, South Africa

Day 15: Sesriem - Windhoek

When ready drive your self to Windhoek.

One of the churches in Windhoek

Day 16: Windhoek

Make sure to drive yourself to the airport in time for your flight home, allowing for all the paper work that comes with handing back a rental car.

Africa Spotlight


Founded in 1892 during the German colonial rule, the distinct colonial character has been well preserved. Swakopmund has several excellent ...