Big open skies, panoramic views and spectacular scenery make this 7 Day Namibia Overland tour is a must! From Cape Town – one of the world’s greatest cities – to the Fish River Canyon and the Namib Desert, the contrasts and natural wonders never cease. Paddle the Orange River, watch the sun rise over the desert dunes, have dinner on the rim of the world’s second largest canyon and try some of South Africa’s finest wines. All you have to do is book this tour and join us on an adventure of a lifetime!

SossusvleiPRICE: R 8 450.00
ACTIVITY PACKAGE: R 530.00
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: R 120.00
Accommodation: Twin Share Camping. Can also be done as an Accommodated Tour
DURATION: Days: 7 Nights: 6
MEALS:
Breakfast: 5
Lunch: 6
Dinner: 5
Departure Point: Cape Town
End Point: Swakopmund

Activity Package
This is an optional payment that covers what we consider to be ‘essential activities’ on this 7 Day Namibia Overland tour. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this. This payment is 100% transparent and is listed below. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased prior to your arrival or through your guide on day 1 of your tour.

Activity Country
Wine tasting & traditional dinner South Africa
Guided desert walk with local expert – Naukluft National Park Namibia

This itinerary has been written with the Activity Package items included. If you wish to participate in all the activities listed, you will need to purchase the Activity Package.

Itinerary

Day 1 – South Africa – Cederberg Region

Leaving Cape Town for our 7 Day Namibia Overland tour, we make our first stop at Table View and take photos of Table Mountain from across Table Bay. We will be heading north towards our stop for the first night, passing through the Cederberg Region. Upon arrival at our overnight stop, we will enjoy a wine tasting, sampling wines from the region. Tonight we will be treated to a traditional South African meal, followed by a full tour briefing from your guides.

Meals Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Marcuskraal Campsite
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Cape Town to Citrusdal ±270 km
Activity Package Wine tasting & traditional dinner

Day 2 – Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River

After an early start, we continue north via the distant town of Springbok, best known for its diamonds, copper and spring flowers. We then proceed to our camp located right beside the Namibian border. The camp is situated on the riverbank that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Fiddlers Creek Campsite
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Citrusdal to Orange river ±500 km

Day 3 – Namibia – Gariep (Orange) River – Fish River Canyon

This morning there’s the chance to see the beautiful river valley by canoe or just relax at camp. After lunch we cross the border and travel to the Fish River Canyon. After a scenic walk along the edge of the canyon we enjoy our dinner while watching the sunset. This is also a fantastic photo opportunity.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Hobas Campsite
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Orange River to Fish River Canyon ±180 km
Included Highlight Hike along the rim of the Fish River Canyon
Optional Activity Half-Day Canoe Trip
Border Post South Africa: Vioolsdrift, Tel: +27 (27) 761 8760, Open 24 hours.
Namibia: Noordoewer, Tel: +264 (0) 63 297 122, Open 24 hours.

Day 4 – Namib-Naukluft National Park

We arrive at the Namib-Naukluft National Park and set up camp, then enjoy a short hike into the Sesriem Canyon. Tonight we enjoy the star-studded sky and enduring silence of the Namib Desert, only occasionally interrupted by the call of a Jackal or, a rather unique lizard, the barking gecko!

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Sesriem campsite
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Fish River Canyon to Namib-Naukluft Park ±520 km
Included Highlight Walk into Sesriem Canyon

Day 5 – Sossusvlei Dunes – Namib-Naukluft National Park

This is our earliest morning as we prepare for our hike up Dune 45 to marvel at the sunrise. After our hike, we will have the chance to visit Sossusvlei. Later we join a local expert on a guided hike and learn more about the unique desert ecosystem and how the Bushmen survived in the harsh desert conditions.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Desert Shelter Cha-re no website available
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Route Sesriem to Sossusvlei ±150 km
Activity Package Guided desert walk with local expert – Naukluft National Park
Included Highlight Sunrise hike up Dune 45

Day 6 – Swakopmund

After a brief photo stop while crossing the Tropic of Capricorn, we travel onto Namibia’s Atlantic coast and the adventure capital, Swakopmund. Just before we arrive in Swakopmund, we stop at the Walvis Bay lagoon en-route, where there are often flamingos to be seen. You will be briefed on the many optional activities available here and there is time to explore the town before dinner out at one of the local restaurants

Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation Two Per Room: Stay@Swakop OR Amampuri OR Dunedin Star Guesthouse
Facilities En-suites Per Room
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Sossusvlei to Swakopmund ±250 km
Included Highlight Stop off in Walvis Bay (to view flamingos)
Optional Activity Dinner Out Swakopmund

Day 7 – Swakopmund

Although your tour comes to an end this morning after breakfast, you can spend the day to explore or participate in one of the many activities available here. Most popular activities are quad biking in the dunes or tandem skydiving. Taking a walk around Swakopmund’s shops and having a leisurely lunch is also a great way to spend your day. You can book post tour accommodation through your travel agent or Nomad directly.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through Nomad.
Optional Activity Sky Diving, Sandboarding, Quad Biking (2 hours)

 

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