Over Land, Under Stars
FROM: USD $1,255

Cape to Namibia - 14 days

Depart from the 'Mother City' of Cape Town and head north up to beautiful Namibia. Discover the expansive Fish River Canyon, climb the massive sand dunes of Sossusvlei, get an adrenalin fix in Swakopmund and go wildlife spotting in Etosha National Park before ending in the capital - Windhoek.

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Itinerary
Prices & Dates
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Trip Highlights

South Africa: Cape Town - extend your stay to explore the city. The Cederberg Area and the Gariep River.
Namibia: Fish River canyon. Namib Naukluft National Park - Sossusvlei & Dune 45. Etosha National Park, Namibia's finest wildlife sanctuary. Swakopmund, a charming colonial coastal town. Spitzkoppe and Windhoek.

Included

Arrival transfer from Cape Town Airport on day 1
All camping fees and appropriate equipment
Services of 3 person crew (leader, driver, cook)
Cape Town Township Tour, Wine tasting in Cederberg, half day canoeing on the Orange River, transfer to Sossusvlei for Desert Walk
All road taxes and tolls
1st night dorm accommodation at Ashanti Lodge in Cape Town (upgrade available), 2 nights twin share accommodation in Swakopmund and 10 nights camping
13 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 9 dinners
A fully equipped overland truck for transportation and game drives
Park Entry & Game drive - Etosha NP

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Sleeping bag - please bring your own
Optional activities

Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town

Saturday. Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa! An arrival transfer to our accommodation is included. Today there is a welcome meeting at 17.00hrs where you will meet your tour leader and fellow passengers.
Overnight: Cape Town

Day 2

Cederberg Mountains

Cape Town - Cederberg. Leaving Cape Town, we take a township tour before we head around Table Bay and travel north to a picturesque campsite, surrounded by wine farms in the Cederburg Area. This afternoon we sample some of the nectar of the gods with included wine tasting after taking a short walk in the surrounding vineyards to explore the exquisite views of the Cederberg Mountains.
Overnight: Cederberg Mountains  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Gariep River

Cederberg - Gariep River. From the Cederberg we travel further north through the region known as Namaqualand and the desert area of the Richtersveld to the Gariep River, the natural land border between South Africa and Namibia, where we camp at a beautiful campsite on the South African bank of the river.
Overnight: Gariep River  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Fish River Canyon

Gariep River - Fish River Canyon (Namibia). This morning we take a half-day canoe trip on the beautiful Gariep River before we cross into Namibia after lunch and travel to the Fish River Canyon. At 161 km long, 27 km wide and about 550 m deep, it’s the second largest canyon in the world. A road follows the eastern rim, giving us access to several viewing points from where we can take in the spectacular vistas.
Overnight: Fish River Canyon  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Sesriem

Fish River Canyon - Sesriem. An early start today, heading north we enter the Namib-Naukluft desert, one of the oldest in the world. We base ourselves at Sesriem, a good place to experience the Namib and its many moods. A short distance away is Sossusvlei, surrounded by a dramatic sea of sand dunes which are reputed to be the highest in the world.
Overnight: Sesriem  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Namib Naukluft National Park

Sesriem - Solitaire. This morning we enter the Namib-Naukluft National Park where we spend the morning exploring this amazing area. View the sunrise from the top of Dune 45 - a truly memorable experience. Following our sunrise experience we head a further 5kms into the desert and take a walk to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei and explore the surrounding area. After our morning exploring the desert and its dunes, we exit the park and head to our next destination, the small settlement of Solitaire.
Overnight: Sesriem  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 7-8

Swakopmund

Sesriem - Swakopmund. Our next stop is Namibia’s prime holiday resort - Swakopmund where we enjoy 2 nights of rest, relaxation and a little bit of adrenalin for those that are keen! Founded by the Germans in 1892, their colonial influence is still evident today. Swakopmund has lovely beaches, restaurants & bars as well as many arts and crafts shops selling Namibian curios. Optional excursions include sky diving, quad biking, sand boarding, scenic desert flights, dolphin cruises, fishing trips, golf, horse riding and more.
Overnight: Swakopmund  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 9

Spitzkoppe

Swakopmund - Brandberg. Our departure from Swakopmund takes through the ‘Matterhorn of Namibia’ - Spitzkoppe. The 1728m high rock formation, one of Namibia’s most recognised landmarks, is well known as an ancient San sacred site. Explore the surrounding area and its San rock paintings or simply enjoy the magnificent views. After our visit to Spitzkoppe we head off to our next destination – Brandberg
Overnight: Brandberg  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 10-11

Etosha National Park

Brandberg - Etosha National Park area. On day 10 our drive takes us further north through the Namibian countryside to our campsite, located in the vicinity of Etosha National Park. The following day we explore Etosha National Park. Covering 22,700 km, Etosha is Namibia’s premier nature and wildlife reserve. Situated around the Etosha Pan with a large variety of animal and bird life, the extensive network of gravel roads affords us the opportunity of accessing even the most remote areas of the park. After lunch, and once it has cooled off a bit, we spend the remainder of the day exploring the park’s southern area. Keep an eye out for the striking Oryx and Springbok as these are endemic to desert National Parks! The camp tonight is situated just outside the parks boundaries, only 10kms from Anderson Gate. Perhaps a quick dip in the pool or a sun downer on the deck before dinner.
Overnight: Etosha National Park area  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 12

Etosha National Park

Today we make our way 150 km across the park, keeping a look out for the many different mammals, reptiles, birds and insects in the various regions. After a full day of game viewing, we spend the evening relaxing at our camp in the north of the park, Namutoni. After dinner why not head to the waterhole where you can sit and observe the animals may come to drink in the evenings.
Overnight: Etosha National Park  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13

Windhoek

Etosha - Windhoek. After our breakfast we head out of the park while doing a game drive. Today’s drive will take us through small rural towns and scenic landscapes. Nestled between the hills, Windhoek is a rather small capital city but has many places of historical interest. This afternoon is spent at your leisure with time to visit the local museum or haggling at the street side markets. There are also many shops for those in need of a bit of retail therapy.
Overnight: Windhoek  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14

Windhoek

Friday. This morning your tour ends after breakfast.
Breakfast

FAMILY DEPARTURES

Parents with children and teens aged 6 to 17 are welcome on selected Cape to Namibia departure dates. Children under 12 get 5% off the trip price. See the Prices / Date tab above for details.

Prices & Dates

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Local payment - USD$240, paid in USD

Please note that this is payable locally on day 1 of your trip in the currency specified.

Families are welcome on this departure.
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Prices shown are per person travelling. Single travellers will be paired up in tents with another person of the same sex.

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Local payment - USD$240, paid in USD

Please note that this is payable locally on day 1 of your trip in the currency specified.

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Xmas departure, book early!
XMAS Departure
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In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Cape Town
Ends
Windhoek
Departs
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
Camping
Local Payment
USD$240, paid in USD
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour leader
Meals
Breakfast: 13, Lunch: 10, Dinner: 9
Visiting
Countries
Updated
1st March 2017

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