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12 Days Cape & Namibia Adventure

Spend time in the cosmopolitan Cape Town,have your breath taken away by the oldest desert in the world, and the surreal beauty of sand dunes & dead-tree valleys!
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12 Days Cape & Namibia Adventure

CruisePlus Land Offer

Cape Town to Windhoek

September 25, 2018

G Adventures Land Tour

From the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town to the desert and lunar scenery of Namibia, witness the diversity of southwestern Africa on this 12-day nature adventure. Marvel at Fish River Canyon, climb Dune 45, get your adrenaline going with adventure activities in Swakopmund, spot wildlife in beautiful Etosha National Park & much more in this breathtaking South Africa & Namibia adventure.

Highlights

  •  Leave footprints on some of the world’s highest sand dunes, peer deep into the heart of Africa’s largest canyon, and experience incredible wildlife drives through Etosha National Park
  • our knowledgeable CEO will take care of the planning while you recharge in a combination of hotels, camping, and guesthouses for a cultural experience you’ll treasure forever
  • Have your breath taken away by incredible scenery and marvel at amazing wildlife – this is truly an African experience!

What we are Including

  • 12-days light fitness guided tour with local guides
  • 5 nights hotel, 1-night lodge and 1-night participation camping accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners
  • Fish River Canyon entrance
  • Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon entrance
  • Etosha National Park entrance with wildlife safari drives
  • Air-conditioned touring vehicle
  • Taxes
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From: $2019pp

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All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD

Itinerary

Day 1 Cape Town

Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned on until an evening welcome meeting. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully enjoy this city.

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

1h18:00 The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Day 2 Cape Town / Lambert's Bay

Head up the Cape's west coast, stopping at the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre. Arrive in Lambert's Bay and opt to visit Bird Island, or stroll through this charming town.
Travelling from Cape Town, continue north towards Namaqualand, keeping an eye out for fields of Namaqualand daisies (in season August and September). At Clanwilliam, head towards the coast again and on to Lambert’s Bay, a picturesque town on the west coast of South Africa.
 

Day 3 Lambert's Bay / Orange River

Continue north and cross into Namibia. Settle in by the banks of the Gariep River with time to swim or just relax.
Travelling north, enjoy a full day's travel through this dry and remote part of South Africa. In the mid-afternoon, cross into Namibia and a more arid region and stop at scenic Gariep (Orange) River for the evening. After getting settled, enjoy the late afternoon by the river bank.
 

Day 4 Orange River / Fish River Canyon

Continue on to Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and take in the majestic beauty. Opt to relax in the hotel's pool while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
 

Day 5 Fish River Canyon / Namib Desert

Travel north from the Fish River Canyon, enjoying dramatic Namibian landscapes as you move up towards Sesriem.
Continue through Namaland en route to the Namib Desert. Arrive in the area in the late afternoon, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert.

Day 6 Namib Desert

Visit Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon. Opt to climb up the breathtaking Dune 45.
Enjoy a visit to Sossusvlei, a clay pan enclosed by the world’s largest sand dunes, up to 300m (984 ft) high. Here, use some free time to enjoy the sand dunes on your own. Visit the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area.

Day 7 Namib Desert / Swakopmund

Enjoy the views of the Namib desert before arriving in the historical town of Swakopmund.
Get a real feel for the Namib Desert as we spend hours crossing this empty region. En route to the Namibian coast, take a coffee break in Solitaire, a mystical village consisting of a filling station, general dealer/coffee shop, and small mechanical workshop. Before arriving to Swakopmund, drive through Walvis Bay, the only town on the Namibian coastline that boasts a deep-sea harbor. Spend two nights in the area exploring this historical town or trying some of the numerous activities available, such as sandboarding or a skydiving. Swakopmund has bizarre lunar landscapes, unforgettable sunsets, and prehistoric Welwitchia plants.
 

Day 8 Swakopmund

Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer. Optional activities include sandboarding, skydiving, and quad biking.

Day 9 Swakopmund/Etosha National Park

Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle. Opt to explore more on an open safari vehicle drive.
Begin moving east into the interior of Namibia. On this route, pass through a lunar landscape and see the imposing Spitzkoppe, also known as the “Matterhorn” of Namibia, in the distance. Visit Etosha National Park on a wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle. Keep an eye out for lions, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, and antelopes. After sunset, some animals may head to the watering holes near the campground. Opt to head out for more wildlife safari drives in an open safari vehicle to make the most of your time here.

Day 10 Etosha National Park

Enjoy another wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle and keep your eyes peeled for the vast array of incredible animals.

Day 11 Etosha National Park / Windhoek

Arrive in Windhoek and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch, then spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the German-influenced capital city.
Leave Etosha National Park and head south through the Namibian countryside to Windhoek.

Day 12 Windhoek

Depart at any time.      

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