Discover The Desert

Countries visited: South Africa, Namibia.

This 7-day tour will take you through the beautiful countries of South Africa and Namibia. You can experience the beauty and serenity of the Namibian Desert, See the abundance of wildlife and birdlife along the way and marvel and the beautiful scenery these regions have to offer.


Discover the Desert

Day 1 South Africa – Cederberg Mountain Region

Departing from Cape Town we will have our first stop at Table View, here we will have a beautiful view of the Table Mountain from across the Table Bay. After Table View we continue our route towards Cederberg, on the way there we visit !Kwa ttu. When you have booked the Activity Package you can enjoy a San guided tour & museum visit. Lunch will be prepared after the tour and when lunch is finished we will continue to our campsite in the Ceberberg region. We will arrive at our accommodation and the guides will give you a full briefing on the tour.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River

An early morning start today, we are heading north. Via the distant town of Springbok, known for its diamonds, copper and spring flowers, we will proceed to our camp located near 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

The morning of day three will gives us a chance to discover the beautiful river valley by canoe or some may just want to relax at camp. After having lunch we will go across the Namibian border to go to the Fish River Canyon. We will experience a scenic walk along the edge of the canyon and afterwards enjoy our dinner while watching the stunning Namibian sunset. Optional Activities: Half-Day Canoe Adventure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Namib-Naukluft National Park

After arriving and setting up camp at the Namib-Naukluft National Park, we will enjoy a short hike into the Sesriem Canyon. At night one will be amazed by the star-studded sky and the utter silence of the Namib Desert, which is 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 Par

On the earliest morning of the tour we prepare for a hike up Dune 45 to see a stunning sunrise. After the hike we will get to visit Sossusvlei. later on the day, If you have booked the Activity Package you will join a local expert that will guide us on a hike and teach us more about the unique desert ecosystem and how the bushmen survive in these harsh desert conditions.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Swakopmund

We’ll have a brief photo stop while crossing the Tropic of Capricorn and after that we will travel to Namibia’s Atlantic coast and the adventure capital, Swakopmund. We have a good chance to spot flamingo’s at the Walvis Bay lagoon, just before we arrive in Swakopmund. 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 Activities: Dinner out
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Swakopmund

This is the morning the tour ends. You can choose to keep the day free to relax, explore or join in on one of the many activities available here. Most popular are Quadbking in the Dunes or Tandem Skydiving. On a clear day’s skydiving you can see all the way to the next day’s destination! Another great way to spent your day is simply walking around the Swakopmund’s shops and having a leisurely lunch. Optional Activities: Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Dolphin Cruise, Scenic Flights, Fishing, Dinner out etc.
Meals: Breakfast

RATES & INCLUSIVE / EXCLUSIVE

Tour price: ZAR 5.938,00, Single supplement: ZAR 140,00
Activity Package: ZAR 600,00

Included

  • Meals mentioned in Itinerary
  • 6 nights in comfortable selected responsible accommodations
  • All activities mentioned in itinerary (except for optional activities)

Excluded

  • Activity Package R600 – This consist of activities that we think are essential for the tour. This Activity Package includes the Kwa Ttu San experience and a Guided desert walk with local expert.
  • Single Supplement R140 – The tour is based on twin share accommodation. If you want to go alone you have to pay the single supplement.
  • Personal Expenses

The tour can also be booked as an accommodated tour.

Departure Dates 2013

January: 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th, 30th
February: 3rd, 6th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 23rd, 27th
March: 3rd, 6th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, 31st
April: 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th
May: 1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th, 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th
June: 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, 30th
July: 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th, 31st
August: 4th, 7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 28th
September: 1st, 4th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 29th
October: 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th, 30th
November: 3rd, 6th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20st, 24th, 27th
December: 1st, 4th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 29th

Please read our terms and conditions to inform yourself about our booking procedures.
Kindly note that the prices and accommodation are subject to change based on date, availability and special requests.

What makes this tour different

Experience the deserts like never before. Learn how the locals have managed to adapt and survive in the harsh desert conditions. Learn about the desert eco-system and marvel at the beauty of the nature.

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