7 Day Desert Explorer Camping (UMZN40) - 7 day / 6 night package tour

Umzantsi Afrika Tours

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Package Tour by Umzantsi Afrika Tours7 Day Desert Explorer Camping (UMZN40)

Adventure Camping Green / Eco

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 7 days / 6 nights
  • Group size: 4 to 24 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Cape Town
  • Price: From R10950 to R18450 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Cederberg
  • Bushman Paintings
  • Gariep/Orange River
  • Namib-Naukluft NP
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Sesriem Canyon
  • Guided Walk in Sossusvlei

Tour Itinerary

  1. DAY 1: Cape Town to Citrusdal

    Leaving Cape Town this morning we make a last stop for a look back at Table Mountain, picture taken we travel across the Piekenierskloof Pass on our way to the Cedarberg Region. No road trip is complete without a stop at a traditional Padstal, these small farm stalls dot the byways of South Africa and offer a variety of homemade treats and bakes. The Cedarberg region not only boasts spectacular mountains and orange farms, but it is also the home of the Rooibos bush. Indigenous to the mountain slopes of the Cedarberg, this herbal beverage has earned an international reputation as a healthy and refreshing alternative to regular tea. A wine tasting and traditional dinner offer an opportunity for us to get acquainted while enjoying some South African hospitality.welcome brush with civilization is the perfect launching pad as we venture to the Namib Desert tomorrow morning.

    OVERNIGHT: Citrusdal

  2. DAY 2: Citrusdal to Orange/Gariep River

    Namaqualand presents us with our first experience of the Desert vistas that will accompany us in the days ahead. We continue our journey north and after a short stop for supplies in Springbok, travel to our camp on the banks of the Orange River. If you are fortunate enough to be travelling in the spring months (July to September) you may encounter the wild flowers that have made this region famous. No matter the time of year though, the strange desert vistas offer a unique backdrop to this days travel.

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share Tent

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

    You can choose between a morning on the riverbank or the half day canoe on the river. After lunch we travel north to the Fish River Canyon and take a scenic hike along the rim in order to gain some perspective as to just how large this natural phenomenon is. Later we return to Ai-Ais to check into our accommodation and enjoy the hot springs. Optional Activities: Orange/Gariep River Half Day Canoe Adventure.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share Tent

  4. DAY 4: Fish River Canyon to Namib-Naukluft NP

    The Namib-Naukluft NP is one of namibia's geographic gems and at 50,000km2, is one of the largest parks in africa. There are massive sand dunes in the Sossusvlei desert area as well as the remarkable landscape. Our lodge is situated just outside the park.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share Tent

  5. DAY 5: Namib-Naukluft NP

    We have a full day in the Namib-Naukluft National Park that starts with a walk up dune 45 for an amazing view and photo opportunity. Later we will have the opportunity to be transported to Sossusvlei. In the afternoon there is a short walk into Sesriem Canyon.
    Optional Activity: Transfer to Deadvlei.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share Tent

  6. DAY 6: Swakopmund

    We are joined by an expert local guide for a desert walk. Exploring on foot,this local guide will share his detailed knowledge of the ecosystem. Afterwards we cross the Tropic of Capricorn on our way from the Atlantic Coast. Then it's on to Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia, where you will be briefed on the many optional activities available. Your tour ends after breakfast on day 7.
    Optional Activities: Dinner out, Quad-biking, sand boarding, sky diving, scenic flight.

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share Tent

  7. DAY 7: Swakopmund

    Day 7 is free for you to explore the town or try one of the many adventure activities. Tour Ends. Optional Activities: Quadbiking, Sandboarding, Sky Diving, Dolphin Cruise, Scenic Flights, Fishing etc.
    Meals: Breakfast, (Lunch only on day 6)

    OVERNIGHT: Twin Share 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

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September 2008 - 12 Reviews

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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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