Experience incredible desert scenery and cosmopolitan city streets as you discover the diverse riches of South Africa and Namibia on this two-week adventure. Beginning in Namibia and continuing down the western edge of South Africa, this tour is a nature and adventure lover's dream. Explore some of the world's highest sand dunes, visit Africa's largest canyon, and explore Etosha National Park in search of the Big Five. Our expert CEOs will reveal the region’s hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on breathtaking scenery and incredible wildlife. This is truly an African experience.
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Visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, just outside of Windhoek, to pick up a tasty packed lunch, then continue up to Etosha National Park. Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in the overland vehicle, then opt to take an open vehicle wildlife safari night drive.
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in Etosha National Park.
Morning wildlife safari drive in the overland vehicle. Travel to Damaraland through beautiful desert landscapes.
Visit the Damaraland Living Museum to learn more about the lost culture of the Damara people, then travel south and enjoy the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
Explore on your own by foot, and be sure to check out the night sky—it's great for star-gazing!
Travel through the coastal region to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
We will spend two nights in Swakopmund, here you can explore this historical town or try some of the numerous activities available.
Fill free time with sandboarding, skydiving, quad-biking, or a living desert tour.
Arrive in the area in the afternoon where we will be camping on the edge of the Namib Desert. Opt to walk with a local expert who will explain the desert and its mysteries.
Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then continue on to the Sossusvlei Dunes and climb up breathtaking Dune 45.
We will leave early morning towards Sossuvlei campsite, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert. Here you will really feel as though you're in the middle of nowhere.
The afternoon is spent exploring the natural wonders of this bizarre environment. Visit Sossusvlei - a clay pan, enclosed by the world's largest sand dunes, up to 300m (984 ft) high. Here, opt to take a guided walk in the sands dunes, or enjoy some free time to explore on your own.
Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.
Journey to Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and arguably the second largest in the world. Spend some time here taking in the majestic beauty of the canyon, watch as a spectacular sunset slips over the canyon's rim.
Head to the border and cross into South Africa. Camp at the scenic Gariep River and opt to go canoeing.
Set up camp on the banks of Gariep River for the night. After, enjoy a late afternoon of swimming, relaxing, or possibly even canoeing on the river.
Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea and view dramatic Western Cape scenery.
Head south through the Western Cape to the area of the Cederberg Mountains, where we spend the evening camping on a local farm. Explore the area, sip local wine, and sit back and enjoy the dramatic scenery.
Visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, before arriving in vibrant Cape Town. Enjoy beautiful views of Table Mountain, and opt for a final night out with the group.
For our final travel day, journey to the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.
Depart at any time.
We highly recommend booking an extra night in Cape Town to explore all that this area has to offer.
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Trip Name: Cape & Dunes Overland (Southbound)
Duration: 14 Days
From Price: $1,649
Supplier Tour ID: DNDO/131948
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