12 Days Best of Namibia (Camping)offered by supplier M20305 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 24 people
Destination(s): South Africa Namibia
Specialty Categories: National Parks Cultural Journey
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 9950 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 10900 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Leaving Cape Town we make our first stop at Table View and take photos of Table Mountain from across Table Bay. On the way to the Cederberg we visit !Kwa ttu where we enjoy a San guided tour and museum visit. After the tour, lunch will be prepared and afterwards we continue to our campsite in the Cederberg region. We arrive at our camp and your guides will give you a full briefing on the tour. Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River.
An early start, we head north via the distant town of Springbok, best known for its diamonds, copper and spring flowers. We then proceed to our camp located right beside the Namibian border. The camp is situated on the riverbank that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Namibia – Gariep (Orange) River - Fish River Canyon.
This morning there’s the chance to see the beautiful river valley by canoe or just relax at camp. After lunch we cross the border and travel to the Fish River Canyon. After a scenic walk along the edge of the canyon we enjoy our dinner while watching the sunset. This is also a fantastic photo opportunity. Optional Activities: Half-Day Canoe Adventure. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Namib-Naukluft National Park.
We arrive at the Namib-Naukluft National Park and set up camp, then enjoy a short hike into the Sesriem Canyon. Tonight enjoy the star-studded sky and enduring silence of the Namib Desert, only occasionally interrupted by the call of a Jackal or, a rather unique lizard, the barking gecko! Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Sossusvlei Dunes - Namib-Naukluft National Park.
This is our earliest morning as we prepare for our hike up Dune 45 to marvel at the sunrise. After our hike, we will have the chance to visit Sossusvlei. Later, we join a local expert on a guided hike and learn more about the unique desert ecosystem and how the Bushmen survived in the harsh desert conditions. Optional activity: Transfer into Deadvlei. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Swakopmund.
After a brief photo stop while crossing the Tropic of Capricorn, we travel onto Namibia’s Atlantic coast and the adventure capital, Swakopmund. Just before we arrive in Swakopmund, we stop at the Walvis bay lagoon en route, where there is often flamingos to be seen. You will be briefed on the many optional activities available here and then there is time to explore the town before dinner out at one of the local restaurants. Optional Activity: Dinner out. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7: Swakopmund.
The whole day is free to relax, explore or partake in one of the many activities available here. Most popular are quad biking in the dunes or tandem skydiving. On a clear day’s skydiving you can see all the way to the next day’s destination!
Taking a walk around Swakopmund’s shops and having a leisurely lunch is also a great way to spend your day. Optional Activities: Quad biking, sand boarding, sky diving, dinner out etc. Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Spitzkoppe.
Leaving the coast we drive through arid landscapes to Spitzkoppe Mountain. The enormous granite monoliths dominate the otherwise flat landscape and we set up camp in the wild plain at the base. This afternoon our guide will take us on a guided walk to explore the unique rock formations. The more adventurous among us may want to try some mountain climbing behind camp for some stunning views of the landscape. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9: Himba Tribes.
After some early morning exploration we continue north and drive towards Kamanjab. Today we have the chance to experience life within a Himba tribe. The Himba are pastoral people and predominantly breed cattle or goats. They are easily recognisable by their unique style of dress. The Himba have been extremely diligent about upholding the roots of their culture but they are also very curious about visitors to their home. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 10-11: Etosha National Park.
Etosha is the venue for some of the most unique game viewing experiences in Africa. The sparse grasslands allow great opportunities to see animals normally hidden in dense vegetation. You may even see some of the amazing animals crossing the road in front of your truck! We will go on various game drives and spend our evenings at the abundant waterholes for some excellent game photography opportunities. Optional Activities: Night or dawn game drives in safari vehicles. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12: Windhoek.
After an early morning game drive we set off towards Windhoek, the Capital city of Namibia. On the way we stop at a popular craft market where you can barter for handmade gifts to take home with you. Windhoek is not only the capital; it is also the cultural, social and economic centre of Namibia. Your tour will end upon arrival in Windhoek. Joe’s Beer House is an exciting dining experience for our optional dinner out and end to our tour. Optional Activities: Dinner out. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- The rate advertised is per person sharing
- The additional charge applicable for single travelers is R 330.
This is an optional payment that covers what we consider to be 'essential activities' on our tours. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this. This payment is 100% transparent and is listed below. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased prior to your arrival or through your guide on day 1 of your tour. The itinerary has been written with the inclusion of the Activity Package items. Total activity package price: R950
For this reason the maximum tour price is listed as R10310 - this includes the activity package price.
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