Experience the diverse beauty with this classic tour of Southwestern Africa. From cosmopolitan Cape Town to witnessing nature in the national parks of Waterberg and Etosha and discovering rugged landscapes to finding an oasis in the desert, this self-drive adventure is pure bliss!

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 5Cape TownWine Tasting, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Winelands and Wine FarmsThe Three Boutique Hotel, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
5 - 6WindhoekCultural History at Owela Museum, Township Tour, Joe’s Beerhouse, Ink PalaceGalton House, The Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel
6 - 8Sossusvlei Highest Sand Dunes of the World, Spectacular Sunrises & Sunsets, Sesriem Canyon, Skeleton CoastDesert Homestead, Little Kulala
8 - 10SwakopmundNational Marine Aquarium, The Tug Restaurant, Quad Biking in the DunesThe Stiltz, The Strand Hotel
10 - 12Damaraland (Twyfelfontein)Ruggedly Beautiful Rock Formations, Desert-Adapted Elephants, Ancient Rock ArtVingerklip Lodge, Damaraland Camp
12 - 15Etosha (Anderson Gate)Intensive Safari Experiences, Open Bush Vegetation, Large Black Rhino Populations, Surreal Salt PanTaleni Etosha Village, Little Ongava
15 - 16Waterberg PlateauImpressive Birdlife, Rare Animals, Waterberg Plateau Park, Unique Geological Formations.Waterberg Guest Farm
16 - 16WindhoekCultural History at Owela Museum, Township Tour, Joe’s Beerhouse, Ink Palace

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  • Adventure
  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 5

International arrival. We will welcome you at the airport

Pick up the rental car at the airport

Drive to your hotel

Cape Town

4 Days

Your African metropolis awaits! With Table Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Included Activities

Foodies on Foot Tour
Take a leisurely walk along the streets of Stellenbosch. On this walk, enjoy sampling the delicious flavors of South African cuisine. Select from top quality, locally produced food. Also get to meet and interact with food artists, getting insightful stories of what inspires their passion for food art. Take a stroll from one tasting shop to the next, getting a taste of platters of seasonal local products, freshly baked bread, snacks, homemade ice-cream, melt-in-the-mouth pastries and confectionery. The guide will take you on a tour around the oak-lined streets of the old town center. Explore and soak up the beauty of the charming town taking in the amazing architectural marvels of the centuries old town. End the tour with a special tasting of some of the delicious regional wines.

Hotel Options
RoomStudio Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomSuperior Loft room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 5 - 6

Drive to the airport and drop off your rental car

Flight to Windhoek (2 hrs)

Pick up the rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel

Windhoek

1 Day

Windhoek, Namibia’s small capital yet the largest city, lies in a beautiful valley bordered by the Eros Mountains in the north and the Auas mountains in the south.

Hotel Options
Galton House – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board plus Activities
StyleBoutique
RoomJunior Suite
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleBoutique
Day 6 - 8

Drive to Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

2 Days

The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are often referred to as the highest dunes in the world.

Included Activities

Desert Homestead Lodge (Half Board): Morning Excursion to Sossusvlei
Situated deep in the nature reserve, Desert Homestead Lodge offers exciting excursions into the Sossusvlei. Enjoy the magnificent view of the dunes of the Namib Desert while driving to the Sossusvlei in open safari vehicles. A combination of scenic beauty and profound knowledge of the area imparted by the professional guides will satiate your travel lust. Experience the sights, sounds and smell of the desert around you during the early morning or afternoon drives. Afternoon drives are best suited for the guests looking for a more private experience of the dunes.

Little Kulala: Morning Excursion to Sossusvlei, visit of Sesriem Canyon, scenic drives in Kulala Nature Reserve, guided nature walks, Quad biking, Star gazing and scorpion night walk
Discover the shape-shifting, chameleon-like epic landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei that’s forever changing with the wind and the sun. Guided excursions to these ancient Namib clay pans skirted by sandy dunes are among the driest spots on our planet. Visit the primeval wonder of Sesriem Canyon with its distinct geological layers. Spot the region’s native wildlife of oryx, bat-eared fox, brown hyena and exotic birdlife on guided nature drives to the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve. Stretch your legs on guided walking trips along the dry riverbed of the Tsauchab River, and watch the small wonders of unbound nature. Let the adventurer within you discover the exhilaration of quad biking through the Kulala Wilderness Reserve with its spectacular views of the vast desert and its wild denizens. (Fitness Level: Moderate; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).

Hotel Options
Desert Homestead – Opt 1
RoomChalet
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
Little Kulala – Opt 2
Room
MealsFull Board & Activities
StyleCamp
Day 8 - 10

Drive to Swakopmund (5-6 hrs)

Swakopmund

2 Days

A true oasis! Find your respite from the solemn desert and monotonous heat.

Hotel Options
The Stiltz – Opt 1
RoomBungalow
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
The Strand Hotel – Opt 2
RoomStandard Room
MealsBed & Breakfast
StyleLodge
Day 10 - 12

Drive to Twyfelfontein (5-6 hrs

Damaraland (Twyfelfontein)

2 Days

Damaraland is one Namibia’s most scenic areas with its huge and ruggedly beauty, ideal for adventurous guests.

Included Activities

Damaraland Camp (FI): Nature drives, Cultural activities and Nature walks
Explore the dramatic landscape of Damaraland, with its dry plains and valleys hemmed in by rocky desert mountains. Spot endangered black rhinos, rare desert-adapted elephants and lions, as well as Namibian gemsbok, zebra and giraffe on morning and afternoon game drives – that’s when wildlife is best viewed. Visit local farms and communities of the Nama-Damara, Herero, Ovambo, and the displaced Riemvasmaak of South Africa. Learn more about their cultural heritage, traditions, rituals and daily lives on your interactions with the local community. Go on guided walking trips and watch the small wonders of unbound nature at Damaraland. Explore its ancient geological past and look out for its unique desert-adapted plant and animal life. Hidden among the wild red-rock mountains, at an extra cost, discover some of the finest prehistoric rock art to be found in Africa. (Fitness Level: Moderate; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).

Hotel Options
Vingerklip Lodge – Opt 1
RoomBungalow
MealsHalf Board (Breakfast & Dinner)
StyleLodge
Damaraland Camp – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Chalet
MealsFull Board & Laundry
StyleCamp
Day 12 - 15

Drive to Etosha (5-6 hrs)

Etosha (Anderson Gate)

3 Days

Discover ‘the big white place of dry water’! Etosha National Park is home to over 100 mammals, including rare black rhinos, elephants, wildebeest, zebras, buffaloes, antelopes, hyenas, lions, cheetahs and leopards.

Included Activities

Taleni Etosha Village: Game drives
Here’s a haven for nature lovers to witness the superb animal life on the Etosha National Park. Game drives on mornings, afternoons, and full-day guided tours, as well as a Sundowner Drive option, are prime opportunities to view wildlife. They take you near one of the many waterholes where animals tend to congregate. Alight from the vehicle and feast your eyes on the animals that come for a drink. Get riveting tips, anecdotes, and information from experienced guides about the wildlife and surrounding areas.

Little Ongava: Game drives, bush walks, rhino tracking
Game drives let you have your fill of nature at the private Ongava Game Reserve. There’s no better way to explore the rich game reserve that is teeming with life –rooted, footed, and winged. Seasonal bush walks let you get close to the park’s abundant wildlife species and an exciting array of plant life that have made the Ongava area home. Known for its rhino population, go rhino tracking with trained and experienced guides and watch these endangered animals saunter in their natural habitat.

Hotel Options
RoomLuxury Canvas Suites
MealsHalf Board
StyleCamp
Little Ongava – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Chalet
MealsFull Board & local drinks
StyleLodge
Day 15 - 16

Drive to Waterberg Plateau (4-5 hrs)

Waterberg Plateau

1 Day

Diverse wildlife at a dizzying height! High above the Kalahari desert stands the Waterberg Plateau National Park.

Hotel Options
RoomBungalow
MealsHalf Board (Breakfast and Dinner)
StyleLodge
Day 16 - 16

Drive to Windhoek (4-5 hrs) and drop of rental car at the airport

Windhoek

0 Days

Windhoek, Namibia’s small capital yet the largest city, lies in a beautiful valley bordered by the Eros Mountains in the north and the Auas mountains in the south.

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 4,155 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 13,175 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

    • Accommodation in one double room for 16 days / 15 nights.
    • Meals as indicated
    • Economy flights for all sectors :
      • Cape Town – Windhoek
    • All activities as listed :
      • Cape Town: Foodies on Foot Tour
      • Sossusvlei: Desert Homestead Lodge: Morning Excursion to Sossusvlei
      • Sossusvlei: Little Kulala: Morning Excursion to Sossusvlei, visit of Sesriem Canyon, scenic drives in Kulala Nature Reserve, guided nature walks, Quad biking, Star gazing and scorpion night walk
      • South Africa and Namibia: Damaraland: Damaraland Camp: Nature drives, Cultural activities and Nature walks
      • Etosha (Anderson Gate): Taleni Etosha Village: Game drives
      • Etosha (Anderson Gate): Little Ongava: Game drives, bush walks, rhino tracking
    • 24-hour point of contact in Africa
    • Namibia: Self-driven car during your journey as follows:
      • Vehicle Type, Manual: Toyota Hilux 4×4 Double Cabin or similar
      • Unlimited mileage.
      • SCDW- Collision Damage Waiver.
      • STLW- Theft/Loss Waiver.
      • Tyre and Windscreen Waiver and Water and Undercarriage Damage (Terms and Conditions apply)
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Cape Town and Highlights of Namibia

16 days $ 4,155 / person

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