Cape & Dunes Overland (Northbound)

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14 days,Cape Town to Windhoek

Soak up cosmopolitan Cape Town, take in the breathtaking view of the immense Fish River Canyon, tackle the world's largest sand dunes, get your adrenaline going on adventurous activities, snap shots of the Big Five 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 smoothly 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, Sossusvlei Dunes and Spitzkoppe entrance fees
  • Guided township walk (Swakopmund)
  • Etosha National Park entrance with game drives
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners. (Allow USD75-90 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Overland truck, walking.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 20
  • Simple hotels (2 nts), participation camping (8 nts), guesthouses (2 nts, multi-share), basic bush camping (1 nt)
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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Windhoek to Cape Town. See Cape & Dunes Overland (Southbound)

Day 1Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Cape Town/Cederberg(1B, 1L, 1D)

View dramatic Western Cape scenery, camp on a local farm, and opt to sip on local wine.

Day 3Cederberg/Orange River(1B, 1L, 1D)

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

Day 4Orange River/Fish River Canyon(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.

Day 5Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert(1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore the natural wonders of this bizarre desert environment. Stop by the Sesriem Canyon for sunset after setting up camp for the night.

Day 6Namib Desert(1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore the Sossusvlei dunes, and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.

Day 7Namib Desert/Swakopmund(1B, 1L)

Meet local friends, explore the back streets, and get to know the culture of the region on a guided cultural walk through a township.

Day 8Swakopmund

Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping. Choose from sky diving, dune boarding, or a 4x4 safari, just to name a few options.

Day 9Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.

Day 10Spitzkoppe/Damaraland(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel up the coastal area through beautiful desert landscapes.

Day 11Damaraland/Etosha National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Day 12Etosha National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day game drive in our overland vehicle. Opt to take an open safari vehicle game drive in the afternoon/night.

Day 13Etosha National Park/Windhoek(1B)

Transfer to Namibia's capital.

Day 14Windhoek(1B)

Depart at any time.

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