Experience the vast expanses of true wilderness and perhaps the best road trip view on the African continent. Travelling from the capital of Namibia Windhoek, experience the very best of Namibia including wildlife rich Etosha National Park, the towering dunes of Sossusvlei and colonial Swakopmund. Accompanied by some of the country’s best guides, your safety and comfort will be in excellent hands, leaving you to enjoy the safari of a lifetime at the best possible price. This safari expedition is privately guided by local guides and offers you the flexibility to travel at your own pace and make stops as you wish to enjoy everything in between two countries. You will have a private safari Jeep and stay in premium class luxury safari lodge.
Windhoek, Namibia Welcome to Namibia! Upon arrival at Windhoek airport, you'll be met and transferred to our campsite in the town centre. At 17:00, there will be a welcome meeting at the campsite with fellow travellers and tour crew. Overnight in Windhoek. • Accommodation type – 3 star (Windhoek Garden) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel: 520kms ( 5hrs drive )
Etosha National Park, Namibia Windhoek - Etosha. Leaving Windhoek, we head to Etosha National Park. This 20,000 km2 desert nature reserve is home to many species of wildlife, including the oryx and springbok, and is easily explored on the gravel roads stretching across the park. After dinner, sit by the waterhole and watch the animals quench their thirst as the evening approaches. Overnight in Etosha National Park • Accommodation type – Luxury lodge (Mokuti lodge) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - Game Viewing Morning and evening
Etosha National Park, Namibia. Today we embark on a long game drive through the park, keeping an eye out for the many game options. The varying vegetation creates changing habitats, and so we will see different animals in each section of the park. At the end of the day, we head to our nearby campsite, with time for a dip in the pool and a leisurely dinner. The next day, we continue driving south through Etosha to our second campsite. Overnight: Etosha National Park • Accommodation type – Luxury lodge (Mokuti lodge) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - Game viewing Morning and evening
Brandberg, Namibia. Etosha - Brandberg. We depart south to the Brandberg desert area, where Namibia's tallest mountain can be found. We may have a chance to explore depending on arrival time. Overnight in Brandberg • Accommodation type – Luxury lodge (Sorris Sorris lodge) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - 315 kms (3:30 hrs)
Swakopmund, Namibia Brandberg - Spitzkoppe - Swakopmund. Leaving Brandberg, we travel to Swakopmund today, with a brief stop at the Spitzkoppe peak. Swakopmund was established by the Germans in 1892, and the colonial influence can still be seen in the city's elegant architecture. Enjoy some free time to explore the restaurants & cafes, arts & crafts shops, and of course the coastal beach. Spend the following day at leisure, relaxing or partaking in one of many optional excursions available. Some of our fellow passengers may leave us here, to be replaced by new passengers joining us for the final leg of our trip. Overnight in Swakopmund bay • Accommodation type – 3 star (Prost hotel) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - 226kms ( 2:55 hrs )
Sossusvlei, Big Daddy Dunes, Namibia Swakopmund - Sesriem. Leaving Swakopmund, we head south to the industrial Walvis Bay before turning inland and toward the desert. Continuing our journey, we enter the Namib-Naukluft Park in one of the oldest deserts in the world. We base ourselves at Sesriem, a great place to experience the Namib and its many moods. A short distance away is Sossusvlei, surrounded by a dramatic sea of sand dunes reputed to be the highest in the world. Magnificent views of the desert can be seen from the top of the dunes, some over 2,625 m high. We spend the afternoon exploring this amazing area. Overnight in Sossusvlei desert • Accommodation type – Luxury lodge (Sossusvlei lodge) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel – 343 kms (4:25 hrs)
Fish River Canyon, Namibia Sesriem - Fish River Canyon. Heading out early, we see the sunrise over this beautiful area and we leave the serenity of the dunes to head south to the Fish River Canyon. At 161 km long, 27 km wide and about 550 m deep, it’s the second largest canyon in the world. The outer canyon was formed by tectonic activity, while the erosion of the Fish River formed the inner canyon. A road follows the eastern rim, giving us access to several viewing points from where we can take in the spectacular vistas. Overnight in Fish River Canyon • Accommodation type – Luxury lodge (FishRiverlodge) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - 560 kms (7 hrs)
Namaqua National Park, South Africa. Namaqua National Park. Escape to the land of contrasts, where the rigorous climate has created a myriad of life forms superbly adapted to their specific habitat. Fields of flowers, star studded nights, quiver trees, enormous granite outcrops and the icy Atlantic are but a few wonders that await the visitor. Overnight at Namaqua • Accommodation type – Luxury camp (Flower Beach tented camp) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel - 316 kms (4 hrs)
Stellenbosch wine zone / Cape Town, South Africa. On this final leg of our journey, we head south towards Stellenbosch Cape Town and its landmark Table Mountain and vineyard. A day in the wine-land….Welcome to Stellenbosch - is one of the most beautiful towns in South Africa. Majestic mountains and bountiful vineyards surround the town with views guaranteed to inspire awe.Stellenbosch is also known for its prestigious University adding to the vibrant atmosphere in town. Stellenbosch Town is 50km to the east of Cape Town and is – after Cape Town – the oldest town in South Africa. •Accommodation type – Luxury Chalet (Eendracht-hotel) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel – 520 kms (5 hrs)
Wine Tasting All Day - Stellenbosch wine zone / Cape Town, South Africa. Wine has been Stellenbosch’s most famous and well-awarded export, with tourists visiting the numerous vineyards on tasting tours. The prestigious Platter’s South African Wine Guide is released every year, detailing the top wine picks in the country, Lots of tasting. Overnight in Stellenbosch . Overnight Stellenbosch • Accommodation type – Luxury Chalet (Eendracht-hotel) • Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Travel – Biking/walking
Cape Town, South Africa. Saturday. Our journey ends this morning. We suggest you extend your stay by a few days to see all that Cape Town and the South African coast have to offer. (IF YOUR FLIGHT IS AT NIGHT TIME WE WILL HAVE THE OPTION TO VISIT) (ROBBEN ISLAND) Discover the story of Robben Island, known for its prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his life behind bars during the apartheid era. Robben Island's most poignant period was the late 20th century, when the facility was used as a maximum-security prison for political prisoners of South Africa's apartheid regime. ... The Church of Good Shepherd on Robben Island was built by lepers in 1895 with stone quarried on the island. 4 hrs tour – (Extra charges apply) • Accommodation type – (No accommodations) • Meal Plan – Breakfast. • Travel – Town tour. END OF YOUR TANZANIA JOURNEY.