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12 Day Namibian Explorer South Overland Comfort

R20,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1790

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 900


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Tour Style Accommodated
Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia
Starts Windhoek
Ends Cape Town
Group Size Max 20
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older

This 12 Day budget Accommodated Namibian Explorer starts in Windhoek and includes all the highlights of Namibia, ending in Cape Town.

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Windhoek
Ends in
Cape Town

This Windhoek to Cape Town overland is an action-packed budget safari. We travel through diverse scenery, desolate deserts, pounding Atlantic seaboards, game parks, and the wilderness of the Etosha National Park. Experience them all by a variety of exciting adventure activities that will give you the ultimate adrenaline rush.

Included

  • Meals - 11 Breakfast, 11 Lunch, 8 Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • Activity Package and Optional Activities
  • Unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks - Soft Drinks, Alcohol, Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Other items of a personal nature

SKU: ACS0498
 

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2

Windhoek – Etosha National Park, Namibia

After leaving the city we head into Namibia’s desolate northern area. En route, we spend time at a popular craft market where you can buy handmade gifts to take home as souvenirs. We reach the Etosha National Park and game drive through to our camping site for tonight.

On the second day, there is more terrific game spotting on our way to our next campsite. Etosha National Park provides some of the most exclusive game viewing experiences in Africa. We will have several game drives here and spend our nights at the where we will have the opportunity to take some fantastic pictures.

Accommodation Camp:  Okaukuejo OR Halali OR Namutoni OR  Mokuti Etosha Lodge OR Toshari Lodge
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Outjo to Etosha National Park ±455 km
Included Highlight: Craft market stop en-route, Full-Day Game Viewing
Optional Activity: Etosha Night Drive – subject to availability

Etosha National Park

Day 3

Etosha – Outjo, Namibia

Today we leave Etosha behind and travel towards Outjo, where we will be spending the night. We will have an optional game drive through the park in the morning (subject to availability), the afternoon is at leisure.

Accommodation: Camp: Etotongwe or similar
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Etosha to Outjo ±120 km

Day 4

Himba Tribe, Namibia

Our journey goes on towards Kamanjab. Today we will be able to experience life within a Himba group. The Himba are pastoral individuals and primarily reproduce livestock or goats. They are quickly recognisable by their unique outfit designs. The Himba have been incredibly persistent about maintaining the origins of their lifestyle, but they are also very curious about guests visiting their homes.

After visiting the Himba group we turn south and make our way to the quaint town of Khorixas. We end the day by visiting the petrified forest in the outskirts of the town.

Accommodation: Bush Camp: Igowati or Khorixas Lodge
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Outjo to Khorixas  ±130 km
Included Highlight  Petrified Forest Visit
Activity Package: Himba Tribe Visit

Day 5

Khorixas – Swakopmund, Namibia

Today we enter Swakopmund and we pay a visit to Spitzkoppe. You can also choose to book one of the plenty Optional Activities available here (own expense). At night, there is an optional dinner at a local restaurant where you can try many different types of local dishes.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Haus Garnison
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Khorixas to Swakopmund  ±310 km
Included Highlight: Guided Walk at Spitzkoppe
Optional Activity: Dinner Out

Day 6

Swakopmund, Namibia

This day gives you the opportunity to participate on multiple adventurous activities. You can also spend your time wandering through the streets doing some shopping. Available optional excursions include sand boarding, quad biking, skydiving or scenic flights over the vast Namib Desert.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Haus Garnison
Facilities En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Optional Activity: Dolphin Cruise, Sky Diving, Sandboarding, Quad Biking and more

Day 7

Swakopmund – Namib Naukluft, Namibia

We depart from Swakopmund today and head southwards, making a quick stop in Walvis Bay before turning east to the gorgeous Namib Desert. We will be accompanied by a local expert on a guided stroll through the desert as well as get taught more about the exclusive desert ecosystem and how the Bushmen managed survive in these harsh desert circumstances. We end the night early as we see have an extra early morning the following day.

Accommodation: Camp: Hammerstein or Betesda Lodge
Facilities: Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Swakopmund to Naukluft National Park area ± 111km
Activity Package: Guided desert walk with local expert

Day 8

Sesriem and Sossusvlei Dunes, Namibia

This will be the earliest morning wake-up of our entire trip. We will wake before dawn for one of the highlights of the tour, climbing up Dune 45 to watch the rising sun. After our stroll, we will get the opportunity to explore Sossusvlei and unwind at our camping site before taking a short walk into Sesriem Canyon.

Accommodation: Camp: Hammerstein or Betesda Lodge
Facilities: Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Sesriem to Sossusvlei ±130 km
Included Highlight: Hike up Dune 45, visit to Sossusvlei / Deadvlei and the Sesriem Canyon

Day 9

 Namib Naukluft – Fish River Canyon , South Africa

Today we head south on route to Ais Ais. Famous for its hot water baths, this is perfect way to ease away the dust of the Namib. Enjoy an evening swim under the Desert Starts before preparing for the following day, as it will be another early start to catching the morning light filters into the Fish River Canyon.

Accommodation: Camp: Ais Ais or similar
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Namib-Naukluft Park to Fish River Canyon ±425 km
Included Highlight: Ais-Ais Hot Springs

Day 10

Fish River Canyon – Orange River, South Africa

We wake up early and make our way towards Hobas and to the Fish River Canyon, one of the largest canyons found in the world. We walk along the rim of the canyon before on our final stop in Namibia. Our campsite is located on the banks of the Orange River, on the South African side. In the afternoon there is a chance for you to canoe down the River or for you to take your time relaxing at the campsite and going for a swim.

Accommodation: Camp Felix Unite or Norotshama Lodge 
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Fish River Canyon to Gariep / Orange River ± 205 km
Optional Activity: Half-Day Canoe Trip

Day 11

 Orange River – Cederberg Region, South Africa

Today we embark on a long drive to the Northern Cape’s fruit producing region in the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa. This evening we enjoy a traditional South Africa meal and celebrate the memories made.

Accommodation Camp: Markuskraal  or similar
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Orange river to Citrusdal ±500 km
Activity Package: Traditional Dinner
Border Post: Namibia: Noordoewer, Tel: +264 (0) 63 297 122, Open 24 hours   South Africa: Vioolsdrift, Tel: +27 (27) 761 8760, Open 24 hours

 

Day 12

Cedarberg – Cape Town, South Africa

On the last day of the tour, we make our way to the beautiful city of Cape Town. We stop at Table View for an outstanding view of Table Mountain from the other side of the bay. This is the spot from which the most photographs of Table Mountain are taken.

Accommodation: Own arrangements can be booked through us.
Route: Citrusdal to Cape Town ±250 km
Activity Package: Wine Tasting

 

Activities

The Activity Package allows you to pre purchase select popular activities, reducing the amount of money you need to take on tour. It is not compulsory.

  • Wine tasting & traditional dinner ZAR200
  • Guided desert walk with local expert ZAR350
  • Himba Tribe visit ZAR350


Other Activities

  • Etosha National Park Etosha Night Drive – subject to availability
  • Namibia Swakopmund Dinner out
  • Namibia Swakopmund Sandboarding
  • Namibia Swakopmund Skydiving
  • Namibia Swakopmund Dolphin Cruise
  • Namibia Swakopmund Quad Biking and more
  • Orange River Half-Day Canoe Trip

 

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Price

R20,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1790

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 900


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R20,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1790

+ Activity Package (Optional) ZAR 900

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