Namibian Desert Tours & Safaris | Cape Town

This 8-day tour explores the beauty of Namibia and South Africa starting in Cape Town and ending in Swakopmund.

 8 Days with Accommodation
 Price from ZAR 10,650
 Activity Package ZAR 560
 Single Person: ZAR 810
Green Seat (Optional): Rand 80
 Catering: Breakfast x 7, Lunch x 7, Dinner x 7 
Starting Point: Cape Town
End Destination: Swakopmund
8 Travel Days
7 Nights
 Accommodation: Luxurious twin share tents  

Short Summary of the Desert Tour: Cape Town - Swakopmund

Our safari begins in South Africa. We will be meeting in Cape Town and head towards the Cederberg, where we will take a guided hike. Our journey proceeds in the direction of Namibia, where we visit the Gariep River and Fish River Canyon. From there, we continue to Namibia - Naukluft National Park - the Tropic of Capricorn - Sesriem Canyon and a guided walk in Sossusvlei. Towards the end of this tour, we explore Swakopmund. For more information, please see the following tour plan.

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Cape Town Cederberg Tour  

Travel Day 1. South Africa - Cederberg Mountain Region

Our tour begins when we depart from Cape Town. We stop one last time near Table View so you can take spectecular pictures of Table Mountain. Our route takes us to an organic winery, where we will enjoy a wine tasting session. After the tasting, we invite you to take a walk with a local guide. When we reach our accommodation in the afternoon, you get a full briefing for the tour by the tour guide.

Lunch, Dinner 

Oranje River Tour   Travel Day 2. Namibia - Gariep (Oranje - River)

On the 2nd travel day, we drive through the Northern Cape, Namaqualand, with a short stop in the remote town of Springbok for the last few errands. Just past the Gariep River, which forms the border between South Africa and Namibia, our beautiful accommodation is located.

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Namibia Fish River Canyon Tour   Travel Day 3. Gariep (Orange) River - Fish River Canyon

This morning we invite you to either a canoe trip on the Gariep River* (during the summer) or spend some relaxing hours at the camp. After lunch, we continue north to the Fish River Canyon. There we have a scenic walk along the cliff edge to get an idea of how big this natural phenomena actually is. After the walk, we drive back to Ai-Ais, arrive at the accommodation, where you can enjoy the hot springs.

optional activities at additional cost: 1/2 day canoe-adventure

 Breakfast Lunch, Dinner

Ai Ais Kokerboom Forest Namibia   Travel Day 4. Ai-Ais - Kokerboom Forest

Today visit the Kokerboom Forest, which is located in the Kalahari Desert of Namibia. These trees were used by the indigenous Khoisan people for their arrows. In the afternoon, it is possible to view some of the historical sites at the courtyard of our accommodation or witness the sunset in the Kalahari desert*.

optional activities at additional cost: Sundowner in the Kalahari Desert. historical sightseeing on a farm

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

San Buschmann Tours Namib Naukluft National Park  

Travel Day 5. San Buschmann  - Namib-Naukluft Park

One of the geographical gems of Namibia is definitely the Namib-Naukluft National Park. It contains the Sossusvlei, a desert with huge sand dunes and a remarkable landscape. After an optional morning ritual with the Xung (San) people*, we travel through the Namib desert and stay outside the park.

optional activities at additional cost: interaktion with African tribal leaders

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Sossusvlei Namib Naukluft National Park Namibia  

Travel Day 6. Namib – Naukluft Nationalpark

On the 6th travel day, we spent time in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The day starts with a trip to Sossusvlei, where we explore the region and the guide will tell you some interesting facts about the ecosystem. Later, we reach the dune 45, where you have the chance to climb it and have a breathtaking view over the dunes. In the afternoon, we take a short walk in the Sesriem Canyon. After our return to Hammerstein, you can watch the resident big cats* and spend some time relaxing at the camp.

optional activities at additional cost: Wild Cat Walk

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Swakopmund Namibia Africa Tours   Travel Day 7./8. Swakopmund

Today, we cross the Tropic of Capricorn. Our first stop is in Walvis Bay, where we can see some flamingos. From there, it goes on to Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia. Here you have the opportunity to participate in many optional activities*. The tour ends after breakfast on 8 Travel day.
optional activities at additional cost: Dinner at a local restaurant, Quad Biking, Sandboarding, Sky Diving, Flight Tours etc.
2x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 1x Dinner
Cape Town Swakopmund Tour Route Map  

Namibian Desert Tour Dates

Here you will find all the important set dates for the Desert Tour. Please plan your holiday accordingly.

Tour Route Map

On the following map, you will be able to see the route you will be taking during your desert tour from Cape Town to Swakopmund. 

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