12 day Namibian Experience. Cape Town to Windhoek

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4000 - $7000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
Not specified
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Cultural safaris Cultural
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You will visit the Cedarberg Mountains before heading north through Namaqualand and crossing the Gariep River to Ai-Ais Hotsprings and the Fish River Canyon. You will spend time with the Kung Bushman Community before heading for the Namib Naukluft and on to Swakopmund then north to the Himba settlements near Kamanjab. From here you head to Etosha National Park before ending your tour in Windhoek.

Day 1: Cederberg Mountain Region, South Africa

You depart Cape Town heading north for the Cederberg Mountain region. This area offers a variety of outdoor activities. On this first afternoon you spend some time learning about tour-life, the vehicle and equipment. Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Namaqualand - Gariep River

You travel north through Namaqualand and head for the Gariep River. The night is spent on the banks of the river, sitting around the campfire, getting to know one another. It is quite a long drive up to the Gariep River. There will be a short stop in the town of Springbok for some shopping and possibly banking (there is an ATM here). Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Gariep River - Ai-Ais Hot Springs, Namibia

In the morning you have the opportunity to experience the Gariep River by canoe. Choose between a relaxing morning on the riverbank or the Half-Day Canoe adventure. After lunch you travel north to the Ai-Ais Hot Springs where you spend an enjoyable afternoon in the warm waters. Enjoy optional activities such as, Half-Day Canoe Adventure. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Fish River Canyon - Kokerboom Forest

After an early breakfast your journey takes you to the mighty Fish River Canyonwhere there will be ample possibility to take some spectacular pictures of the second largest Canyon in the world. After visiting the Canyon you travel further inland to the Kalahari area of Namibia.

On the way you will make a short stop near Keetmanshoop to visit the Kokerboom (Quiver Tree) Forest – fantastic for photography! Tomorrow you will have the option to go on a game drive and meet the local Bushmen community. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Kung Bushman Community

This morning those who wish to spend some time with the !Kung will have the chance to do so. This activity is a local community project and all fees are payable directly to the community. Those who choose not to participate can spend a leisurely morning on short hikes in the desert, or sleeping in.

Early in the morning those who choose to will set off on a desert walk to meet the Bushmen. Make sure you take your water with you and ensure that you listen to the local guides when they explain what is polite and what is not.

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Siyabona Africa

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 27 (21) 424 1037
Since: Mar 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Dik dik
Dik dik
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Night drives
Night drives
Photography
Photography
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