13 Day Best of Namibia Camping, Africa Tours

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13 Day Best of Namibia Camping


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R5 850.00

Destination: Africa Tours

Duration: 13 days

Departs From: Cape Town

Regions Included:Cederberg • Orange/Gariep River • Fish River Canyon • Namib Naukluft NP • Sossusvlei • Swakopmund • Himba Tribe • Etosha NP


We depart Cape Town heading north for the Cederberg Mountain region. Cederberg is well known as one of the main Rooibos Tea growing areas in South Africa and its also home of beautiful wildflowers in October. On this first afternoon we spend some time learning about tourlife, the vehicle and equipment.

Itinerary

Day 1: South Africa - Cederberg Mountain Region
We depart Cape Town heading north for the Cederberg Mountain region. Cederberg is well known as one of the main Rooibos Tea growing areas in South Africa and its also home of beautiful wildflowers in October. On this first afternoon we spend some time learning about tourlife, the vehicle and equipment.


Day 2: Namibia - Namaqualand / Orange / Gariep River
We travel north through Namaqualand and hear for the Orange/Gariep River. The Western Cape is soon left behind and we spend most of the afternoon travelling through the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The night is spend on the banks of the Orange/Gariep River around the campfire, getting to know one another. The Orange/Gariep River forms the border of South Africa and Namibia and is used widely for agricultural irrigation in this arid area.


Day 3: Namibia - Orange/Gariep River, Fish River Canyon
Choose between a relaxing morning on the riverbank or the half day canoe adventure. After lunch we travel north to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest in the world. The Fish River is the longest river in Namibia at 650 km in length. The Fish River Canyon is situated along the lower reaches af this seasonal river. The Fish River Canyon is 161 km in length and runs from Seeheim to Ai-Ais.
Optional Activities: Orange River half day Canoe Adventure


Day 4: Namib-Naukluft National Park
From the canyon we continue on into the remote Namibian hinterland. We arrive at camp in the afternoon and have time to go for a walk in to the smaller Sesriem Canyon.


Day 5: Sossusvlei Dunes & Namib- Naukluft National Park
Taking advantage of the cooler temperatures we depart at dawn and drive into the Namib- Naukluft Park where we will hike up Dune 45 to gain a different perspective of the desert. After this you have the option to take a guided hike with fellow group members into Sossusvlei.
Optional Activities: Guided walk with Local Expert.


Day 6/7: Swakopmund
A dramatic drive through the arid Namib-Naukluft, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn sees us arrive at Walvis Bay. We make a stop to view the flamingos (if we are lucky) before we head towards the seaside resort town of Swakopmund. Day 6 the dinner is not included. The group usually goes out for a dinner at a local restaurant. After the meal you can go out to one of the local clubs. If you do, one of the guides will go with you! Day 7 is left free for each individual to pursue their own interests including many adventures activities.
Optional Activities: Quadbiking, Sandboarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights, fishing...


Day 8: Spitzkoppe
We leave all the trappings of modern life behind us and drive inland to the mysterious Spitzkoppe, a sacred site of the San people. We have the chance to climb the boulders and rock formations and will camp in the wild for the night.
Optional Activities: Guided hike with locals to view the San rock art.


Day 9: Himba Tribes
After some early morning exploration we head inland again and drive north towards Kamanjab. Tomorrow we will meet the Himba people. Encounting a totally different way of life is a moving experience for many people.


Day 10/11: Etosha National Park
An early rise sees us on our way to meet the local Himba people. After spending some time with them we head off to Etosha National Park and some of the most unique game viewing experiences in Africa. We spend our days visiting the abundand water holes for some excellent game photography. straordinario.


Day 12 / 13: Rundu
After an early morning game drive we set off towards Rundu on the Kavango River. In the evening we can enjoy a sunset cruise. There are a number of different optional activities to take part in. Alternatively a relaxing day by the river is always popular.
Optional Activities: Kavango River Cruise, Traditional Dancing, Horse riding.

Notes

Single Supplement R720

Includes

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch x 12, Dinner x 10

Excludes

Meals and activities not specified

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(Monday to Friday, 8AM to 17PM, GMT+2)

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