Experience Namibia

Visit Africa and travel through South Africa and Namibia on a tour from Cape Town to Windhoek via the Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Swakopmund.

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Travel from Cape Town to Windhoek to explore Namibia and South Africa.

Travel to Namibia and discover one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth. Crossing the border from South Africa, encounter Namibia's treacherously beautiful coastline, its soaring sand dunes, incredible moonscapes and savanna grasslands teeming with wildlife. Namibia is a country of contrasts and a paradise for wilderness lovers. See the best of this spectacular region by canoeing down rivers, scaling sand dunes, walking through the desert, savouring local dishes and relaxing in quaint towns and cities. Travel from Cape Town to Windhoek and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

  • Admire Fish River Canyon and the array of birds that live here
  • Experience an eerie silence at the Sossusvlei sand dunes
  • Admire German-influenced architecture in Swakopmund
  • Travel to South Africa and soak up the unique vibe of Cape Town
  • Devour fresh seafood in Lamberts Bay
  • Canoe along the picturesque Orange River

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Windhoek, Namibia
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Cabin (1 nt), Hotel (6 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Complimentary airport arrival transfer, Fish River Canyon, Lamberts bay - Cape Gannet Island, Orange River - Canoe trail (half day), Sesriem Canyon - Desert dunes climb and walk

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    355kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking 3. Please do not book any flights out of Windhoek on the last day of this trip - Day 9. The Airport is located 1hr drive out of Windhoek and although we generally make it back to the hotel in Windhoek by 5:00pm, it can be difficult to get to the airport in time for flights. CHANGES TO THE TRIP FOR 2013: Please note that this trip will be 1 day longer in 2013 ( 9 days instead of 8 ). Passenger feedback has indicated that Sossusvlei is a highlight of the trip and passengers would prefer to spend 2 nights here instead of just 1 so we have ammended the itinerary accordingly. This trip will still depart on Saturdays. The new Itinerary will be: Day 1 Cape Town Day 2 Lamberts Bay Day 3 Orange River Day 4 Fish River Canyon Days 5-6 Sossusvlei Day 7-8 Swakopmund Day 9 Windhoek

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Day 1 Cape Town

Travel to South Africa and visit Cape Town, where the imposing plateau of Table Mountain is the crowning glory. Use free time to explore the vibrant atmosphere of this beautiful city by visiting cafes, galleries, restaurants, shops and beaches.

Day 2 Lambert's Bay

South Africa's quaint coastal town of Lamberts Bay is best explored on foot. View spectacular flocks of gannet that breed here in the months of August and September, then indulge in a fresh seafood feast in the evening.

Day 3 Orange River

Travel to Namibia and journey to the serenity of the Orange River.

Day 4 Fish River Canyon

Glide across the waters in a canoe, under the shadow of the ancient Richtersveld Mountains. Drive to Fish River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world. A beautiful area teeming with birdlife and small mammals, this landscape is seriously photogenic.

Day 5 Sossusvlei

Travel to the vast and imposing sands of the Namib Desert - the red, dusty landscapes are breathtaking.

Days 6-7 Swakopmund

With the help of a knowledgeable local guide, climb some of the world's highest dunes and learn about the parched landscape of the Sossusvlei. Experience the immense silence of the desert while travelling across the strange moonscapes of the Namib-Naukluft Park. After the desert adventure, travel to Swakopmund to enjoy beaches, European architecture, boutiques and scores of good restaurants.

Day 8 Windhoek

Travel to Namibia's colonial-style capital, Windhoek, stopping to buy colourful tribal souvenirs from locals at markets along the way. After this introductory tour around the country, perhaps stay longer to experience Namibia in even more depth.
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