11 Day Cape Desert Safari - Windhoek to Cape Town Overland Tour
Highlights of the Cape Desert Safari include: Game drive Etosha National Park. Bush camp under the stars at Spitzkoppe. Enjoy the activities in Swakopmund town. Trek dune 45- Nature's largest sand dunes in the world. Sunset walk and photo's at Fish River Canyon. Unwind at the wine land in the Western Cape. Experience culture on the Township tour in Cape Town.
DAYS 1 to 3: Etosha National Park
Leaving Windhoek we travel north to Etosha National Park, a reserve surrounding a giant salt pan. We track game for two days in this vast arid region and camp beside a floodlit waterhole, on the lookout for night timewildlife. From Etosha we travel into beautiful Damaraland, with its rocky outcrops and ancient bushman paintings, and set up camp amongst the idyllic scenery.
DAYS 4 to 7: Cape Cross, Swakopmund, Namib-Naukluft Park
From Spitzkoppe we head to the Atlantic coast and visit the Cape Cross Seal Colony, home to 80,000 seals. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund where we can relax or enjoy optional activities such as quad-biking, skydiving or sand-boarding! We continue south to the Namib Naukluft Park, home to the world's oldest desert. Climb to the top of a giant sand dune for a dramatic view over the vast red sands at dawn and enjoy a guided walk through the dunes.
DAYS 8 to 11: Fish River Canyon, Orange River, Cape Town
Further south we visit another natural wonder of Africa - Fish River Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the world. Crossing the border into South Africa we camp on the banks of the Gariep (Orange) River and enjoy a relaxing afternoon. The tour ends in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, one of the world's most attractive cities. After a cultural visit to one of the townships and traditional lunch, we complete our Cape Desert Safari.