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13 Day Windhoek to Cape Town Overland

R10,395

+ Local Payment USD 240

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Tour Style Camping
Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia,
Starts Windhoek
Ends Cape Town
Group Size Max 26-30
Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older

This 13 day overland safari takes you from Windhoek through the Namib desert and ending the beautiful city of Cape Town.

Free arrival airport transfer & 1 pre-night accommodation in a dorm room

5% discount for trips booked 6 months in advance or more

10% discount for ISIC cardholders

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Windhoek
Ends in
Cape Town

Highlights

 

Included

  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary
  • Swakopmund
  • Spitzkoppe (day trip)
  • Etosha National Park

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Departure Transfer
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visas
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities, unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Pillow
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Personal Items

SKU: CAS0940
 

Itinerary

Day 1

Windhoek – Etosha National Park, Namibia

Leaving Windhoek, we make our way to the Etosha National Park.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Night game drives with Etosha National Park

Day 2

Etosha National Park, Namibia

Making our way 150 kilometres across the park, we keep a sharp lookout for the various mammals, reptiles, birds and insects indigenous to this area. As the flora begins to change, so does the animal and bird life that depend on it. Therefore, you will be able to witness a massive selection of different game as you cross to the different areas of the Park. Following our full day of game viewing, we leave the Park though the Anderson gate and make our way back to our campsite, a mere 10 kilometres away. Here we have the chance to indulge in a quick dip in the pool before dinner followed by a peaceful evening at the bar.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: Game drives through Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park

Day 3

Etosha National Park, Namibia

We head further north through the Namibian countryside to the surrounding  areas of the Etosha National Park.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Game drive

Etosha

 

 

Day 4

Etosha National Park – Brandberg, Namibia

Today we head on south to the area of the Brandberg. All depending on the time of arrival we will have the opportunity to explore the area.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Brandberg – Swakopmund, Namibia

Today we make our way to Swakopmund, via Spitzkoppe (day trip). The colonial influence of the Germans who founded Swakopmund in 1982 is still visible today. With a wide selection of charming coffee shops, restaurants and bars, as well as various arts and crafts stores selling Namibian curios, Swakopmund is a lovely place to visit and explore for a day or two. The city also boasts a handful of wonderful beaches as well as a fantastic museum, aquarium and several galleries. The golden beaches and seaside promenade make for a tranquil and refreshing walk, though the ocean waters might be a bit too cold to swim in.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included Activity: Brief stop at Spitzkoppe

Day 6

Swakopmund, Namibia

The following day is devoted to relaxation or to partaking in a variety of Optional Excursions. Some of our fellow travellers may be leaving us in Swakopmund only to have their places taken by new passengers, eager to join us for the final stretch of our trip.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Optional Activities: Sky diving, quad biking, sand boarding, scenic desert flights, dolphin cruises, fishing trips, golf, horse riding and more. An activity briefing will be held on arrival in Swakopmund.

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Day 7 - 8

Swakopmund – Sesriem, Namibia

Departing from Swakopmund, we make our way south to the industrial Walvis Bay before heading inland toward the desert. Along our travels, we enter the Namib-Naukluft Park which is one of the oldest deserts in the world. Basing ourselves at Sesriem, we are given the opportunity to truly enjoy the Namib and our beautiful surrounds. A brief distance away is Sossusvlei – a salt and clay pan enclosed by an undulating ocean of sand dunes that are renowned as some of the highest in the world, peaking at the Big Daddy dune which is 380 metres high! Our afternoon is spent exploring this incredible region and an optional guided tour is available that gives you an opportunity to walk around the area whilst being educated about the fascinating history, geology, flora and fauna from the expert local guides. Exquisite desert views can be seen from the tops of these incredible dunes. Be sure to take a look at the stars tonight, because this desert sky gives a special performance that can’t be seen anywhere else in the world.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: Visit to Dune 45
Optional Activity: Visit to Sossusvlei

Namib Desert

Day 9

Sesriem – Fish River Canyon, South Africa

Awaking early, we leave to watch the sun rise over this stunning area and we depart the tranquillity of the dunes in order to make our way south to the Fish River Canyon. This is the world’s second biggest canyon at approximately 161 kilometres long, 27 kilometres wide and around 550 metres deep. The outer part of the canyon was created by tectonic shifts whilst the inner portion was formed by erosion. There is a driving route that follows the eastern rim, allowing us entry to numerous view points from where we can be witness to the magnificent landscape below as well as breathtaking sunsets.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: Visit to Fish River Canyon

Day 10

Fish River Canyon – Orange (Gariep) River, South Africa

We continue south this morning and, following a brief drive, we arrive at the Orange River which forms a natural divide between Namibia and South Africa. Tonight we reside at a gorgeous campsite situated on the riverbanks on the South African side. During the afternoon, we have the choice to partake in a half-day canoe trip taking place on the exquisite Orange River, giving us the opportunity to do some bird watching or to simply enjoy a picturesque and tranquil paddle on the refreshing waters of the River. In the evening we have a chance to have some fun at the fantastic camp bar that overlooks this gorgeous river.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: Canoeing on the Gariep River

Fish River Canyon

Day 11

Orange River – Cederberg, South Africa

In the early hours of the morning, we begin our travels south through Richtersveld and the mining town of Springbok before arriving in the area known as Namaqualand that is renowned for its abundance of Namaqua wildflowers that bloom every spring. Our night is spent in a beautifully scenic campsite surrounded by local wine farms that give us a chance to do some delicious wine tasting. We are then free to explore the incredible views of the Cederberg Mountains, following which we spend our last night beneath the star-speckled African sky.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: Wine tasting

Day 12

Cederberg – Cape Town, South Africa

Leaving the beautiful Cederberg region, we travel south toward the cosmopolitan Mother City of Cape Town. We journey through the abundant fruit growing areas of Citrusdal before we cross the Piekenierskloof Pass to the Cape’s wine growing areas. Once the iconic Table Mountain comes into view, we know we have reached our final destination. We spend tonight in dormitories located in one of the beautiful city’s most loved hotels.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included Activity: Township tour in Cape Town

Day 13

Cape Town, South Africa

Today is spent exchanging contact details following which we part ways with the people who have experienced a life-changing journey with us. There is a broad selection of activities on offer in Cape Town and its surrounds, including day trips, short tours and longer tours journeying up the scenic coast of South Africa.

We recommend you extend your stay here by a few days in order to partake in some of the incredible activities offered here. Post-tour lodging can easily be booked through us.

 

Activities

Included in Local Payment

  • This tour includes a Free arrival airport transfer & 1 pre-night accommodation in a dorm room
  • Climbing Dune 45
  • A Visit to Sossusvlei
  • Canoeing on Gariep River
  • Wine Tasting in Cederberg Area
  • Township Tour in Cape Town
  • Visiting Spitzkoppe (Day trip)


Other Activities

South Africa

  • Various activities in Cape Town Dependant on the choice of activity
Namibia Swakopmund Activities
  • Quad Biking – 1Hr/2 Hr 100US$
  • Sand Boarding – Lie Down/ Stand Up 55US$ / 70 US$
  • Township Tour 80 US$
  • Tandem Skydive (Weather Permitting) 350 US$
  • Horse Riding (2Hrs) 100 US$
  • Fishing 145 US$
  • Dolphin Cruise 80 US$
  • Kayaking 95 US$
  • Paragliding (Weather Permitting) 150 US$
  • Scenic Flight (various) (Weather Permitting) As per Operator
  • Hot Air Ballooning (Weather Permitting) 450 US$

 

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Price

R10,395

+ Local Payment USD 240





R10,395

+ Local Payment USD 240

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