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7 Days Kalahari TOP Attractions

MAIN ATTRACTIONS

 

 

  • Namib Desert
  • Sossusvlei & Deadvlei with Dune 45 and Big Daddy.
  • Ghost Town of Kolemanskope & Luderidz dimond town.
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Kalahari Desert
  • Quiver Tree forest
  • Mesosaurus Fossil
  • Windhoek, Capitol of Namibia

 

 

Detailed itinerary

 

Day 1 June 4th 

 

Pick up at 8 am from any hotel/lodge situated in Windhoek and directly on the way south to world-famous Sossusvlei via scenic Spreetshoogte Pass. Stop-over at the view point to admire endless panorama of the Namib. En route, lunch at the Solitaire oasis. Arrival at the lodge around 3 pm. In the afternoon, visit to the fascinating rock formation of the Sesriem Canyon and late afternoon, climbing Elim Dune overlooking scenic desert horizon. Evening dinner tops-up the adventures of the first day.

 

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

Distance: 350 km on gravel road

 

Accommodation: 2 nights in the Namib Desert near Sossusvlei area on the camping site.

 

Duration: 6 hours with stop-overs.

 

 

Day 2 June 5th 

Early morning before sunrise, 70 km scenic drive through Sesriem Gate to Sossusvlei – place of the highest dunes of the World, which was recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the ‚Sea of Sand’. Option of climbing picturesque Dune 45 to experience beauty and vastness of fascinating orange-colour landscape. After the climb, 5 km off-road 4×4 trail to visit surreal Dead Vlei, a place of vast clay pan and dried-up, ancient acacias standing silent in an impressive landscape. Break for lunch. In the afternoon visit at Sesriem Canyon and sunset at Elim Dune. Evening: dinner, time for rest, relaxation and star-gazing.

 

Distance: 150 km (gravel, tarred and sandy road).

Duration: 6 hours with activities.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

Day 3 June 6th 

After breakfast, journey to small, coastal town of Luderitz, situated on the Atlantic Coast. Upon arrival short visit to the historical monument, a granite cross, known as the Diaz Cross, set in the sands of the Namib by Portuguese sailor Diaz, when he first landed at the Namibian coast centuries ago. On the way visit Ferer Desert Wild Horses.

Accommodation: 1 night in Luderitz at the guesthouse.

Distance: 450 km (gravel road).

Duration: 6 hours with stop-overs.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

Day 4 June 7th 

On route inland, stop-over around 10 km from Luderitz, at the historical ‚Ghost Town’ of Kolmanskoop, deserted in the sands after famous ‚diamond rush’. After the tour, on our way to the second biggest Canyon in the World, Fish River Canyon.

In the afternoon visit to the Canyon with spectacular viewing point.

Accommodation: 2 nights in Kalahari Desert, near Fish River Canyon, on the camping site.

Distance: 300 km (gravel and tarred roads).

Duration: 6 hours with activities.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

 

Day 5 June 8th 

Today in the morning visit to the Fish River Canyon for the morning light viewing.

In the afternoon rest and relax.

Distance: 50 km (gravel and tarred roads).

Duration: 6 hours with activities.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

 

Day 6 June 9th 

 

Morning on route north, on the way visit to: Quiver Tree Forest, Giant’s Playground and Mesosaurus Fossil.

Arrival at the lodge for relaxing afternoon in the Kalahari Desert.

 

Optional activities:

  • Afternoon game drive in the Kalahari Desert, price NAD 560pp
  • Hiking in the bush, self-guided, free of charge.

 

Accommodation: 1 night in the Kalahari Desert at the lodge.

Distance: 300 km (gravel road).

Duration: 6 hours with stop-overs and activities.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

Day 7 June 10th 

 

Driving back to the capital of Namibia, for the last glimpses of the African bush.

Arrival in Windhoek before lunch time.

Distance: 250 km on tarred roads

Duration: 3 hours.

Meals: breakfast, lunch.

 

 

 

Additional information

 

 

Included in the tour’s price:

Transport, fuel, 6 nights lodge and camping accommodation and reservations, meals as selected, national park entrance fee, experienced tour guide for the entire tour.  

Not included in the tour’s price:

Scheduled, international flights ‚to/from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers (airport transfers, which we may arrange at euro 20 pp), individual travel and medical insurance, lunches & water if not selected, drinks and alcoholic beverages, optional activities, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, visa to Namibia (if required).
Start Date: 2018-06-04
End Date: 2018-06-10
Price:
N$17,980
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