Cape Town - Windhoek

12 Days
Cape Town, Orange River, Fish River Canyon, Sosousvlei, Swakopmund, Windhoek
1750 Euros per person
Table Mountain at Sunset

Arrive in Cape Town from where you will be transported to the hotel to relax and freshen up. At 17h00 we will meet in the foyer and depart for a mouthwatering dinner at the V&A Waterfront with its beautiful views and festive atmosphere.

Cape Point Beach

After breakfast we embark on a full day excursion around the Cape Peninsula. We will visit the world famous sights of Boulders Beach and the Cape Penguin Colony, Cape Point Reserve and Cape of Good Hope, Constantia winelands, Chapman’s Peak, Atlantic Sea Board and finish of the tour a view over central Cape Town and the new 2010 soccer stadium. Dinner will be enjoyed in the festive Long Street, one of Cape Towns lively streets with restaurants, pubs and night life.

Orange River

We depart early from Cape Town and travel up the West Coats to the border between South Africa and Namibia. Along the way we will make short stops to visit roadside stalls and speak to the locals as well as a wine tasting. The evening is spend enjoying a relaxed sun downer overlooking the mighty Orange River. Optional fishing is available as well as some paddling should there be time.

Fish River Canyon, Namibia

We awake to the sound of the Orange River and enjoy a cooked breakfast on the deck overlooking the river. After breakfast we cross the border at the Vioolsdrift / Noordoewer border post and travel to the Fish River Canyon for a spectacle view. The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world. After lunch we make our way to the lodge for the evening.

After a relaxing breakfast we travel west across the dry plains, crossing the Fish River. As we make our way towards the coast, there is a dramatic change in scenery as we move away from the red dunes of the Kalahari and into the mountain regions of Tsaris pass and the Naukluft. Our destination lodge is a family owned game farm. Here we will have the chance to view and play with some cheetahs. There are also links and a resident leopard that has found solitude within an enclosed area at the lodge. Dinner is enjoyed in the main restaurant. - a buffet.
Giant sand dunes near Sossusvlei Namibia

Today we wake up early before sunrise for tea and coffee before departing from the lodge to view the famous red sand dunes of the Namib desert. The Namib is known to be the oldest desert in the world. On arrival we pay our entrance dues and then travel direct to dune 45 or similar for a sunrise breakfast picnic. Those wanting to exert some energy are welcome to climb to the top of this famous dune. The views from above are well worth the climb. Shortly after we meet up with some of the local guides from "Tsosous on Foot" and spend the rest of the morning learning more about this fascinating place and visit the dead vlei. We return back to the main campsite for lunch before taking a short drive to Sesriem Canyon. Mid afternoon we travel back to the lodge to relax and freshen up before dinner. See video of Sossusvlei.

Swakopmund Lighthouse
Leaving the lodge after breakfast and a good nights sleep we travel to a famous out-post and fueling station called Solitare. Here we enjoy morning tea and Percy's apple crumble. The road winds its way through the Kuiseb and Gaub Canyons, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn before reaching the coast at the town of Walvis bay. A short stop at the lagoon gives us the chance to view the flamingo's and pelicans before reaching our final destination Swakopmund. On arrival we visit the activity booking center before settling into our accommodation.
Quad biking, one of the many outdoor activities at Swakopmund
Activity day for those interested / or explore the seaside town on foot. Lunch at ones own expense (as people do many different activities). Activities available are as follows: Quad biking, sand boarding, horse riding, dolphin boat cruise, sky-diving, scenic flights. Swakopmund is a busy town with many interesting shops and architecture. One will find a variety of people living and working together in this small seaside town. Don't forget to visit the beach bar for sunsets and stroll along the Swakopmund Jetty , recently reopened for public enjoyment in 2007.
Leave Swakop after breakfast at 07H00 and depart for the Cape Seal Colony, and the famous Cape Cross planted by Diego Cao in 1486 - he was one of the worlds great navigators and explorers. lunch on route. That afternoon we visit the San engravings and view them in the afternoon light for best photography. If one is lucky we may have the chance to view the desert elephant resident to the Damaraland Region.
Leaving Twyfelfontein behind us we travel west to the Waterberg region, where we will visit a cheetah foundation in the afternoon. The evening is spent relaxing at the lodge and enjoying the stars. Our lodge for the eve is near the town of Otjiwarongo.
Today we leave the bushveld behind us as we travel back to the Capital of Windhoek. We will make a stop at the town of Okahandje to visit the craft stores and chat to the locals about there products for sale. Here we are able to barter a little and negotiate while we search for some interesting craftsmanship objects to take home. We will arrive in Windhoek mid afternoon and time dependant one will be able to explore the city center. That evening we will spend our last dinner together at the well known restaurant Joe' Beer House.
Today one has the opportunity to relax at ones own leisure before our transfer to the airport for our flights back home. Depending on the flights schedule one may have the opportunity to revisit the city center.

ZAR27 290 per person - Group Safari (min 4 pax – max 20 pax)

The tour includes: Lodge accommodation, entrances, transport, meals and specified activities.

The tour excludes: Flights, visa's, travel insurance, extra activities and personal expenses.

Subject to exchange rates and fuel prices, we reserve our rights to make changes to prices without notice due to unforeseen circumstances and situations beyond our control.

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