Cape to Windhoek = 18 days
An 18 day accommodated tour which starts at Cape Town International Airport and ends at Hosea Kutako International Airport Windhoek, Namibia

Day 1

Upon arrival at the airport, Twinspot will pick you up and we will take you to a beach on the Atlantic ocean to enjoy the best view of Table Mountain. You have time for a stop at the mall for any personal or currency change needs. We continue on the N7 Cape Namibia Route towards our sleepover lodge in a town in the Olifants River valley in the Western Cape, situated at an elevation of 100 metres between the western slopes of the Cederberg mountains and the east bank of the Olifants River

Day 2

Today we continue our route towards the Namibian Border, tonight we will still spend in South Africa on the banks of the meandering Orange River. Our Stopover is ideally positioned halfway between Cape Town and Windhoek where you can just relax, chill at the pool or enjoy the built in Jacuzzi, unwind on the deck directly overlooking the river while sipping on an ice cold beverage or read a book in your hammock. Should you wish to take part in some fun, you can enjoy the thrills of River Rafting. Tonight you can enjoy the skylight in possibly one of the best places in the world for stargazing.

Day 3,4

Today we cross the Namibian Border and make our way towards a Lodge on a Private Reserve, a lodge with great views and is a good base for exploring the upper reaches of Fish River Canyon, unlike the usual southern parts.

Activities are morning and afternoon nature drives lasting a couple of hours giving you an idea of the immediate terrain and the scattered desert wildlife that might be seen here. A full day 4WD excursion over canyon plains and down into the canyon’s depths where you will enjoy a picnic lunch. At night you can enjoy spectacular sunsets each evening whilst relaxing on the deck with a refreshing drink in hand

Day 5,6

Our next stop  a lodge, nestled in the rocky Aus Mountains, famed for its extensive and lovely vistas. Contributing to the scenery, you will find the Wild Horses of the Namib which reminds of unbound freedom together with the energy of the horses, adding a spirited component to the warmth of the family-owned lodge. We visit the abandoned diamond mining town of Kolmanskop to visit where disintegrating houses are a photographer’s playground, the vastness of the lonely landscape dwarfs the buildings and the sand seeks to hide the structures within itself.

Day 7,8

Visiting Sossusvlei, Dune 45 and Dead Vlei. Situated in the largest conservation area in Africa, the Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known attraction. Characterised by the large red dunes that surround it, some being the highest in the world, reaching almost 400 meters, and provide photographic enthusiasts with wonderful images in the beautiful morning and evening light.

Day 9-11

We travel to the only deep sea port on the Namibian coast and a wetland which is the hibernation area for thousands of migratory birds, enjoy the blush of pink with the largest flocks being Flamingos. Next stop Swakopmund, you can enjoy various activities such as Quad bikes in the Dunes, Sand-boarding, Ocean Safari, Fat bike tours, Tandem Skydiving, Dolphin Cruise, Camel Rides– choose your favourite adventure(s)

Day 12,13

We travel to a true landmark situated in the heart of one of the world’s most magnificent wilderness regions, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, In the heart of Damaraland you will experience some of the largest collections of rock-art engravings found in Southern Africa, as well as the entire area which is characterised by natural wonders such as Doros Crater, Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes and desert adapted animals – of which the desert adapted elephant is probably the most well-known species.

Day 14-16

Today we travel to the Etosha National park, where we will stay just outside the Park on a Private Game Farm with game-drives into Etosha. The park’s main characteristic is a salt pan so large it can be seen from space, where abundant wildlife congregates around the waterholes.

Day 17

Today we travel back to the Capital of Windhoek.

Stop at a craft market in Okahandja where you can purchase curios or just browse the local crafters talent.

We will arrive in Windhoek mid afternoon and time dependant one will be able to explore the city centre. We will book in at the guest house and you have leisure time available until dinner.

Day 18

Sadly this is the end of our tour. Twinspot Tours will drop you off at the airport.

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