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Cape & Dunes Overland (Northbound)

from

$2069

Days

13

Operated by GAdventures
  • Itinerary
  • Details

Day 1

Arrive in Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 1
Welcome to paradise!
Day 1
View from Cape Town cable car ride

Day 2

Journey to Cederberg

View dramatic Western Cape scenery, visit the G Adventures supported Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, camp on a farm, and opt to sip on local wine.

Day 2
Western Cape shoreline
Day 2
Khwa ttu San Cultural painting workshop

Head out of the city to begin your overland journey to Cederberg. Enjoy free time to sample and buy some local wine or kick a footy around with the local kids.

Day 2
Enjoy a glass a wine with a stunning view

Day 3

Canoe through the Orange River

Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Opt to take a canoe trip on the scenic Orange River.

Day 3
Views from the canoe

Day 4

Explore Fish River Canyon

Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at the Fish River Canyon.

Day 4
A beautiful sunset over the canyon

We will make our way to the Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa and, arguably, the second largest in the world.

Day 4
Picture perfect moment
Day 4
On top of the world!

Day 5

En route to the Namib Desert

Passing the small and desolate towns of Bethanien and Helmeringhausen, continue north along long and bumpy roads, en route to the Namib Desert.

Arrive in the area in the late afternoon, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert.

Day 5
Red sand dunes of Sossusvlei

Day 6

Adventure Through the Dunes

Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area.

Day 6
Sesriem Canyon
Day 6
Venture through the canyon

Then continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.

Day 6
Walk along the sand of Dune 45


Visit Sossusvlei, a clay pan enclosed by the world’s largest sand dunes and enclosing ancient dead trees.

Day 7

Historical Town of Swakopmund

Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.

Spend two nights in the area exploring this historical town or trying some of the numerous activities available, such as sand boarding or sky diving.

Day 7
Learn how to sandboard on the dunes

Day 8

Explore Swakopmund

Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping.

Day 8
Visit a public beach on the ocean shore

Day 9

Hike the Peaks of Spitzkoppe

Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe. Explore on your own by foot, and be sure to check out the night sky—it's great for star-gazing!

Day 9
Walk along the arch of of Spitzkoppe
Day 9
Views of the granite peaks
Day 9
Have you seen a night sky like this?

Day 10

Admire the beauty of Damaraland

Visit the Damaraland Living Museum, look out over beautiful desert landscapes, and walk by people selling local arts. Pass into more stony desert landscapes, and arrive at camp by mid-afternoon.

Day 10
Desert landscapes of Damaraland

Day 11

Safari Adventures in Etosha National Park

Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in the Lando to search for elephants, antelope, giraffes, and lions around the watering holes.

Day 11
Safari ride!
Day 11
Keep an eye out for wildlife in the watering holes

After sunset, watch animals at the watering holes near the camping area, which is safe, being well lit with flood lights.

Day 11
Zebras at sunset

Day 12

Etosha National Park

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Opt to take an open vehicle safari drive in the afternoon/night.

Day 12
Ride in the Lando!
Day 12
Or feel the wind in the open vehicle

Day 13

Transfer to Windhoek

Transfer to Windhoek and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch, after which the tour ends.

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Cape & Dunes Overland (northbound)

from

$2069

Days

13

Operated by GAdventures
  • Itinerary
  • Overview
  • Inclusions
  • Availability
Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive In Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 1
Welcome to paradise!
Day 1
View from Cape Town cable car ride

Day 2

Journey To Cederberg

View dramatic Western Cape scenery, visit the G Adventures supported Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, camp on a farm, and opt to sip on local wine.

Day 2
Western Cape shoreline
Day 2
Khwa ttu San Cultural painting workshop

Head out of the city to begin your overland journey to Cederberg. Enjoy free time to sample and buy some local wine or kick a footy around with the local kids.

Day 2
Enjoy a glass a wine with a stunning view

Day 3

Canoe Through The Orange River

Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Opt to take a canoe trip on the scenic Orange River.

Day 3
Views from the canoe

Day 4

Explore Fish River Canyon

Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at the Fish River Canyon.

Day 4
A beautiful sunset over the canyon

We will make our way to the Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa and, arguably, the second largest in the world.

Day 4
Picture perfect moment
Day 4
On top of the world!

Day 5

En Route To The Namib Desert

Passing the small and desolate towns of Bethanien and Helmeringhausen, continue north along long and bumpy roads, en route to the Namib Desert.

Arrive in the area in the late afternoon, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert.

Day 5
Red sand dunes of Sossusvlei

Day 6

Adventure Through The Dunes

Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area.

Day 6
Sesriem Canyon
Day 6
Venture through the canyon

Then continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.

Day 6
Walk along the sand of Dune 45


Visit Sossusvlei, a clay pan enclosed by the world’s largest sand dunes and enclosing ancient dead trees.

Day 7

Historical Town Of Swakopmund

Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.

Spend two nights in the area exploring this historical town or trying some of the numerous activities available, such as sand boarding or sky diving.

Day 7
Learn how to sandboard on the dunes

Day 8

Explore Swakopmund

Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping.

Day 8
Visit a public beach on the ocean shore

Day 9

Hike The Peaks Of Spitzkoppe

Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe. Explore on your own by foot, and be sure to check out the night sky—it's great for star-gazing!

Day 9
Walk along the arch of of Spitzkoppe
Day 9
Views of the granite peaks
Day 9
Have you seen a night sky like this?

Day 10

Admire The Beauty Of Damaraland

Visit the Damaraland Living Museum, look out over beautiful desert landscapes, and walk by people selling local arts. Pass into more stony desert landscapes, and arrive at camp by mid-afternoon.

Day 10
Desert landscapes of Damaraland

Day 11

Safari Adventures In Etosha National Park

Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in the Lando to search for elephants, antelope, giraffes, and lions around the watering holes.

Day 11
Safari ride!
Day 11
Keep an eye out for wildlife in the watering holes

After sunset, watch animals at the watering holes near the camping area, which is safe, being well lit with flood lights.

Day 11
Zebras at sunset

Day 12

Etosha National Park

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Opt to take an open vehicle safari drive in the afternoon/night.

Day 12
Ride in the Lando!
Day 12
Or feel the wind in the open vehicle

Day 13

Transfer To Windhoek

Transfer to Windhoek and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch, after which the tour ends.