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Multi-Day Tour

Cape and Namibia Adventure (12 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Cape Town, South Africa To Windhoek, Namibia

Valid for Departures: 20 Jun 2018 - 30 Dec 2020

Cape and Namibia Adventure (12 days)

Day 3

Lambert's Bay/Orange River

Day 4

Orange River/Fish River Canyon

Day 5

Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert

Day 6

Namib Desert

Day 7

Namib Desert/Swakopmund

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Cape Town, South Africa
None None
Day 1 Cape Town: There are no activities planned on until an evening welcome meeting. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully enjoy this city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Cape Town, South Africa
None Breakfast
Day 2 Cape Town/Lambert's Bay: 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. Stop along the way at a wine farm and opt to taste the local vintage. Included Activities: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre Transport: Travelling from Cape Town to Lambert's Bay, stop along the way at a wine farm for the opportunity to enjoy a wine tasting. Private Vehicle
Day 3
Lambert's Bay/Orange River
None Breakfast
Day 3 Lambert's Bay/Orange River: 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. Included Activities: Border Crossing (South Africa - Namibia) Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 4
Orange River/Fish River Canyon
None Breakfast
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. Included Activities: Fish River Canyon Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
TBD
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert: 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. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Namib Desert
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 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 7
Namib Desert/Swakopmund
None Breakfast
Day 7 Namib Desert/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. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Swakopmund, Namibia
None None
Day 8 Swakopmund: Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer. Optional activities include sandboarding, skydiving, and quad biking.
Day 9
Swakopmund, Namibia
None None
Day 9 Swakopmund/Etosha National Park: 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. Included Activities: Etosha National Park Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Etosha National Park, Namibia
None None
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. Included Activities: Etosha National Park Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 11
Etosha National Park, Namibia
None Lunch
Day 11 Etosha National Park/Windhoek: Leave Etosha National Park and head south through the Namibian countryside to Windhoek. Additional Notes: Accommodation here is a hotel with en suite bathrooms. The hotel offers air conditioning, a swimming pool, internet access, and a restaurant. Included Activities: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Windhoek, Namibia
None Breakfast
Day 12 Windhoek: Depart at any time.

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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. 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. Your knowledgeable CEO will take care of the planning while you recharge in a combination of hotels, camping, and guesthouses for a cultural experi...

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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