Multi-Day Tour

Cape & Dunes Discoverer (12 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Windhoek, Namibia To Cape Town, South Africa

Valid for Departures: 25 May 2018 - 22 Jan 2021

Cape & Dunes Discoverer (12 days)

Day 7

Namib Desert

Day 8

Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon

Day 9

Fish River Canyon/Orange River

Day 10

Orange River/Lambert's Bay

Day 11

Lambert's Bay/Cape Town

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Windhoek, Namibia
None None
Day 1 Windhoek: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Windhoek, Namibia
None Breakfast
Day 2 Windhoek/Etosha National Park: Leave Windhoek and head north through the Namibian countryside to Etosha National Park. 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. Included Activities: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop Etosha National Park Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Etosha National Park, Namibia
None None
Day 3 Etosha National Park: Enjoy another wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle and keep your eyes peeled for some of the famous wildlife. Included Activities: Etosha National Park Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 4
Etosha National Park, Namibia
None None
Day 4 Etosha National Park/Swakopmund: Watch the beautiful desert landscape go by en route to western Namibia. 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. Transport: On this route, we pass through a moon landscape and see the imposing Spitzkoppe, also known as the “Matterhorn” of Namibia in the distance. Private Vehicle
Day 5
Swakopmund, Namibia
None None
Day 5 Swakopmund: Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer. Optional activities include sandboarding, skydiving, quad biking and a township tour.
Day 6
Swakopmund, Namibia
None None
Day 6 Swakopmund/Namib Desert (1D): Get a real feel for the Namib Desert as we spend hours crossing this empty region. En route, take a coffee break in Solitaire, a mystical village consisting of a filling station, a general dealer/coffee shop, and a small mechanical workshop. Drive through Walvis Bay, the only town on the Namibian coastline that boasts a deep sea harbor. Arrive in the area in the late afternoon, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Namib Desert
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Namib Desert: 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. Included Activities: Sossusvlei Dunes Visit Sesriem Canyon Visit
Day 8
Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon
None Breakfast
Day 8 Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon: Continue on to the Fish River Canyon area. Opt to relax in the hotel's pool while enjoying the beautiful scenery Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 9
TBD
None Breakfast
Day 9 Fish River Canyon/Orange River: Visit Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and take in its majestic beauty. Continue on to the banks of the Gariep River with time to swim or just relax. Enjoy the beautiful scenery in this part of the country. Included Activities: Fish River Canyon Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Orange River/Lambert's Bay
None Breakfast
Day 10 Orange River/Lambert's Bay: We head towards the coast again and on to Lambert’s Bay, a picturesque town on the west coast of South Africa. In the afternoon, opt to visit the well known Bird Island where you can find more than 25,000 blue-eyed gannets at certain times of the year. Penguins also gather on this island for breeding between August and October. Opt to stroll through this lovely town, visiting unique artisan shops and boutiques. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Namibia - South Africa) Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 11
Lambert's Bay/Cape Town
None Breakfast
Day 11 Lambert's Bay/Cape Town: While travelling towards Cape Town, through Namaqualand, keep an eye out for fields of Namaqualand daisies (in season August and September). Stop along the way at a wine farm and opt to taste the local vintage. Cape Town has many different options should you arrive early or book extra time to explore after the tour. Visit Table Mountain, explore Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope), or join a wine tour in and around Stellenbosch (45 min drive). Visit the old French Huguenot town of Franschoek and surroundings (1 hr drive). For the truly adventurous, try skydiving, abseiling, or even cage diving, for a close encounter with the great white sharks. Opt to wander through the city centre, which has some of the oldest buildings and gardens in South Africa (Botanical Gardens and Parliament Gardens), or visit the Cultural Historical Museum, Planetarium, and numerous other small museums and theaters. Additional Notes: Please note that we arrive in Cape Town in the early afternoon, you might not have time to participate in lengthy activities or see many sights. If you would like to see or do anything, we recommend booking an extra night or two before your return flight home. Included Activities: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre Transport: Travelling from Lambert's Bay, stop along the way at a wine farm for the opportunity to enjoy a wine tasting. Private Vehicle
Day 12
Cape Town, South Africa
None None
Day 12 Cape Town: We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully enjoy this city.

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From desert scenery to white-sand beaches and the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town, witness the diversity of southwestern Africa on this 12-day nature adventure. 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 safari drives through Etosha National Park. Your knowledgeable CEO will take care of the planning while you recharge in a combination of hotels, camping, and guesthouses for a cultural e...

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