8 Day Desert Explorer Acc Tour(UMZN40) - 8 day / 7 night package tour

Umzantsi Afrika Tours

Tour Operator / South Africa Tours / Tailor-made and Scheduled Tours

Package Tour by Umzantsi Afrika Tours8 Day Desert Explorer Acc Tour(UMZN40)

Adventure Green / Eco Heritage

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Group size: 1 to 20 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Cape Town
  • Price: From R10950 to R18450 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Cederberg
  • Wine tasting
  • Gariep/Orange River
  • Namib-Naukluft NP
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Guided Walk in Sossusvlei

Tour Itinerary

  1. DAY 1: Cape Town to Cederberg

    We depart Cape Town and drive north to the spectacular Cederberg region. We spend some time this afternoon learning about what to expect as well as the vehicle and equipment.
    Meals: Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  2. DAY 2: Cederberg to Gariep/Orange River

    We travel through Namaqualand and to the Gariep/Orange River. The night is spent getting to know one another over a hearty meal.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  3. DAY 3: Orange/Gariep River to Fish River Canyon

    In the morning we have the opportunity to experience the Gariep/Orange River by canoe, or spend some time relaxing. After lunch we travel north to visit the Ai-Ais Hot Springs and overnight close to the mighty Fish River Canyon. Optional Activities: Half Day Canoe Adventure.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  4. DAY 4: Fish River Canyon to Kokerboom Forest

    After an early breakfast we take a scenic walk along the rim of the Fish River Canyon. After visiting the canyon we travel further inland to the Kalahari area of Namibia. On the way we will visit the Kokerboom (Quiver tree) Forest.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  5. DAY 5: Bushman Communty to Namib-Naukluft NP

    This morning those who wish to spend some time with the !Kung tribe will have the chance to do so. Later we drive west towards the massive dunes of Sossusvlei. Optional Activities: African Tribal interaction .
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  6. DAY 6: Namib-Naukluft NP

    When we enter the Sossusvlei area we are joined by a local expert to learn about the unique desert ecosystem. After the tour you can hike up Dune 45 for some photos or take a rest, before an afternoon excursion to the small Sesriem canyon.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  7. DAY 7: Namib-Naukluft NP to Swakopmund

    Today we cross the Tropic of Capricorn on our way through the desert. Our first stop is Walvis Bay where we may see some flamingos. On arrival in Swakopmund you will be briefed on the different optional activities available. Optional Activities: Dinner, Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights etc.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent

  8. DAY 8: Swakopmund

    This day is left free for you to explore the town or try one of the many adventure activities. Optional Activities: Quad biking, Sky diving, Sand boarding, Scenic Flights etc
    Meals: Breakfast

    OVERNIGHT: Room/Permanent tent



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Contact: Lyn Haller

Telephone: +27 (0)41 368-9008
Fax: +27 (0)86 689-2055
Mobile: +27 (0)82 822-4717
Skype: umzantsi1

Postal Address:
17 Stratford Manor, Stratford Close, Miramar, Port Elizabeth, 6070, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Quick Facts

Listed on SA-Venues.com
September 2008 - 12 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We would like to thank you for such a well organised tour, everything went really smoothly and the accommodation was excellent. We were delighted with the...

Ann McIntosh , UK

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