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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, have a peek at its new incarnation, tour code DADO.

Cape & Dunes Experience

13 days,Cape Town to Windhoek

Soak up cosmopolitan Cape Town, take in the view of the immense Fish River Canyon, tackle the world's largest sand dunes, get your adrenaline going on some adventurous activities, snap shots of the 'Big 5' in Etosha National Park.


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Journey from the city streets of Cape Town to the desert of Namibia and experience the diversity of Africa on this classic adventure—Namibia is one of the world's most fascinating countries. Encounter a thrilling game drive through Etosha National Park and explore the world's highest sand dunes at Soussusvlei. Our unique overland truck will get you around comfortably and safely, while camping will keep you in the thick of the action. With guaranteed departures, plenty of optional excursions and a certified CEO to take care of the hassles, you’ll be free to absorb the spirit of this amazing country.

What's Included

  • Fish River Canyon entrance, Sossusvlei Dunes entrance, Etosha National Park entrance with game drives, Waterberg Plateau Game Park entrance.
  • 11 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 8 Dinners. (Allow USD110-145 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotel (2 nts), participation camping (8 nts), multishare guesthouse (2 nts).
  • Overland vehicle, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO), cook and driver throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 20
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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Windhoek to Cape Town. See Cape and Dunes Experience

Day 1 Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Gariep River (1B,1L,1D)

Travel past large plantations of Rooibos tea. Option canoe ride at the scenic Gariep River.

Day 3 Fish River Canyon (1B,1L,1D)

Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.

Days 4-5 Namib Desert (2B,2L,2D)

Explore Sossusvlei dunes and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.

Days 6-7 Swakopmund (1B,1L)

Explore Swakopmund’s historic town. Choose among sand boarding, a dolphin cruise, sky diving, quad biking, or a Living Desert tour among other optional activities.

Day 8 Damaraland (1B,1L,1D)

Travel up the Skeleton Coast area through beautiful desert landscapes.

Days 9-10 Etosha National Park (2B,2L,2D)

Games drive in own vehicle.

Day 11 Waterberg Plateau Game Park (1B,1L,1D)

Morning game drive in own vehicle. Scenic walk in Waterberg Plateau Game Park.

Day 12 Windhoek (1B)

Option to explore city centre of Windhoek.

Day 13 Windhoek (1B)

Depart at any time.