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COVER_Desert_Explorer_c_SimoneScholtens Nambia at its best! Hike against the backdrop of the fantastic rock formations of the Cederberg Mountains, camp along the Orange River, see the sun set over the Fish River Canyon and experience the silence of the Namib Desert. This week-long trip will stay with your for the rest of your life: Only R5250 plus activity package - book now!


*Postcard view of Table Mountain
*Cederberg Mountains
*Canoe Adventure (optional)
*Namib Desert
*Dune 45
*Sossusvlei eco tour



Day 1: Cederberg Mountain Region
Leaving Cape Town we make our first stop at Table View and take photos of Table Mountain from across Table Bay. We then travel to the Cederberg region for a guided walk and set up camp. Your guide will give a full briefing on the tour.

Day 2: Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River

An early start, then we head north via the distant town of Springbok and then to the Namibia border. We camp on the river bank that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia.

Day 3: Namibia – Fish River Canyon
This morning there’s the chance to see the beautiful river valley by canoe, or just relax in the sun. After lunch we cross the border and travel to the Fish River Canyon. After a walk along the edge of the canyon we watch the sunset and enjoy a fantastic photo opportunity. Optional Activities: Half Day Canoe Adventure.

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 enjoy the star studded sky and enduring silence of the Namib Desert

Day 5: Sossusvlei Dunes - Namib-Naukluft National Park
We wake up early to hike up Dune 45 to marvel at the sunrise – a not to be missed event. Later, we join a local expert on a guided hike of the unique Sossusvlei desert ecosystem.

Day 6/7: Swakopmund
After crossing the Tropic of Capricorn, we travel onto Namibia’s Atlantic coast and the adventure capital, Swakopmund. Here you will be briefed on the many options available for the following day. Optional Activities: Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Dolphin Cruise, Scenic Flights, Fishing, Dinner out etc.

All meals (day 1: lunch & dinner, day 2-5: breakfast, lunch & dinner, day 6/7: 2x breakfast, 1xlunch)
accommodation in tents,
registered guides
transport in overland truck


All items of a personal nature, alcohol, snacks, souvenirs,
tips and optional activities



Camping southblound: ZAR 4410 pp sharing + ZAR600 activity package (included in itinerary)

Camping northbound: ZAR5250 pp sharing + ZAR600 activity package

Also available as accommodated version.


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Tropic of Capricorn

Ants in the sand
Upon closer inspection the Namib Desert is full of life.



Just want to let you know that we had a lovely weekend. The cheetah rehab center was the highlight. Will contact you again soon :) Thanks for all your help!

Tasha Pilling

Zipping Zebra

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Hout Bay
Cape Town
South Africa

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