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Kick off your guided tour in Cape Town before heading north to see what Namibia has to offer
This trip is the perfect combination: it combines contrasting landscapes with the perfect balance of city viewing and desert exploring.
Start your adventure in Cape Town exploring Hout Bay, Table Mountain and tasting the world famous cusine at V&A waterfront. Then, head north for a journey through Namibia and experience hiking in Fish River Canyon (second largest in the world), game drives in Etosha Pan National Park, Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert and sightseeing in the city of Windhoek
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Day 1: The journey begins...
Fly overnight direct from London Heathrow (or other selected UK airports) to Cape Town. Land mid-morning and check in to the Sweetest Guest House where you will have the rest of the afternoon to enjoy as you please.
Day 2: Cape Town tour
After an early breakfast meet your tour at 8am, head to Hout Bay harbour en route to Cape Point Nature Reserve and then the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach. In the evening you'll sample some of Cape Town’s culinary wonders at a local restaurants in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. After dinner check back into the Sweetest Guest House for your final night.
Day 3: Leave Cape Town behind
Head north to the Cederberg and explore the rugged landscape on foot before relaxing in chalets for the evening. The Cederberg is a massive rock wilderness with giant sandstone boulders that have been sculpted by wind and rain into bizarre and artistic shapes
Day 4: River and Valleys
Make your way into the Gariep River region where the land is more arid and spend the day in the cool water swimming and relaxing. You also have the option to venture down stream in canoes (own expense). Spend the evening at a lodge on the Gariep River.
Day 5: Second largest Canyon in the World
In the afternoon make your way to the Canyon just in time to watch a spectacular sunset as the sun slips over the canyon’s rim. The Fish River Canyon, situated along the lower reaches of the Fish River, is one of the most impressive natural beauties in the southern part of Namibia. With its depth of up to 550m, the Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world
Day 6-7: The Namib Desert
Walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and from the comfort of the lodge outside the national park watch dramatic sunsets over the world’s highest sand dunes.(If you prefer not to do the 4km walk to Sossusvlei there is an optional 4-wheel drive transfer at own expense).
Day 8-9: See the sea at Swakopmund
Swakopmund is a popular seaside resort and adventure activity capital of Namibia; spend the day exploring the town and what it has to offer or go wild and try dune boarding (own expense).
Day 10: Brandberg Massive Moutains
Damaraland is one of the most scenic areas in Namibia, home to Namibia's highest mountain and the famous 'White Lady' Bushman Painting.
Day 11-12: Game viewing in Etosha National Park
Explore Etosha National Park with game drives around the dried pan where you will see elephants, herds of antelope and lions around the waterholes. spending the evening at a lodge on the outskirts of the national park.
Day 13: City of Windhoek
Today you'll explore Windhoek: a city influenced by the German Colonial era, visit the cosmopolitan capital and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense). Windhoek's charms lie in the blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people.
Day 14: Time to say your goodbyes
Meet in the early morning to say goodbye to your tour guide and fellow explorers. Head off to the airport to catch your flight to Johannesburg before flying overnight to London.
Day 15: Adventure memories
Arrive into UK in the morning, with your amazing memories of the Cape to Namibia Grand Explorer adventure.
Duration: 15 Days
Location: Namibia Holidays, Africa
The price of this trip is £3,485pp, this includes international flights, a professional safari guide, transportation during tour, entrance fees and13 nights accommodation.