Day 1 South Africa Cederberg Mountain Region
We depart Cape Town and drive north to the spectacular Cederberg region. We spend some time this afternoon learning about what to expect as well as the vehicle and equipment.
Day 2 Namibia Namaqualand Gariep River
We travel through Namaqualand and to the Gariep/Orange River. The night is spent getting to know one another over a hearty meal.
Day 3 Gariep River Fish River Canyon
In the morning we have the opportunity to experience the Gariep/Orange River by canoe, or spend some time relaxing. After lunch we travel north to visit the Ai-Ais Hot Springs and overnight close to the mighty Fish River Canyon.
Optional Activities: Half Day Canoe Adventure.
Day 4 Fish River Canyon Kokerboom Forest
After an early breakfast we take a scenic walk along the rim of the Fish River Canyon. After visiting the canyon we travel further inland to the Kalahari area of Namibia. On the way we will visit the Kokerboom (Quiver tree) Forest.
Day 5 Bushman Community Namib-Naukluft Park
This morning those who wish to spend some time with the !Kung tribe will have the chance to do so. Later we drive west towards the massive dunes of Sossusvlei.
Optional Activities: African Tribal interaction.
Day 6 Namib-Naukluft National Park
When we enter the Sossusvlei area we are joined by a local expert to learn about the unique desert ecosystem. After the tour you can hike up Dune 45 for some photos or take a rest, before an afternoon excursion to the small Sesriem canyon.
Day 7 Swakopmund
Today we cross the Tropic of Capricorn on our way through the desert. Our first stop is Walvis Bay where we may see some flamingos. On arrival in Swakopmund you will be briefed on the different optional activities available.
Optional Activities: Dinner, Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights etc.
Day 8 Swakopmund
This day is left free for you to explore the town or try one of the many adventure activities.
Optional Activities: Quad biking, Sky diving, Sand Boarding, Scenic Flights etc
Day 9 Himba Tribe
Heading inland, we drive north towards Kamanjab where we meet with the local people from this area. The Himba are a pastoral people and predominantly breed cattle or goats. Encountering a totally different way of life can be a moving experience for many people.
Day 10/11 Etosha National Park
After an early breakfast we enter Etosha NP for some superb game viewing. We will visit waterholes to wait for the animals to come and drink as well as explore as much as we can of the NP. It may not be possible to always overnight in the Park due to availability.
Day 12 Windhoek
On our way to Namibia's capital city we stop at a craft market so you can purchase some authentic African creations. Windhoek is situated at almost the exact centre of Namibia. In the afternoon we'll take you on a short tour of the city after which the tour will end.
Optional Activities: Dinner at Joe's Beer House.
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ask for: Delta and Chobe Trail
Please note that these are your responsibility. Some nationalities require visas for Namibia and Botswana. Most nationalities will require visas for Zimbabwe, which can be obtained at the border. See Pre Departure Booklet for more information.