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Breathtaking Southern Namibia Tour




Highlights:
Kalahari semi-desert, the Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Swakopmund.
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the South with its variety of contrasts.

 

Tour Info:

Duration: 14 Days - 13 Nights

Vehicle Options: Cart VW Caravelle or Similar

No of Guests: 2 persons to maximum 6 in Vehicle 

Language: German Speaking Guide

 

TOUR SUMMARY

Day

Accommodation

Meal

Activities

1

Auas City Lodge

 

Transfer

2

Kalahari Anib Lodge

HB

 

3

Canyon Road Hose

HB

Quiver Tree Forest

4

Canyon Road House

HB

Fish River Canyon, Nature Trip

5

Hammerstein Lodge

HB

 

6

Namib Desert Lodge

HB

Sossusvlei, Sesriem Canyon

7

Swakopmund Guesthouse

HB

Namib Desert Tour

8

Swakopmund Guesthouse

B

Catamaran Trip

9

Swakopmund Guesthouse

B

Day off

10

Auas City Lodge

HB

 

11

Abflug

B

Transfer

B = Breakfast   HB = Half Board   FB = Full Board

C = Common meals (Together shopping - average budget included) Extras supported by the customer.

 

Included:

·                    All accommodation as mentioned - 10 Nights       

·                    10 x Breakfast, 0 x Lunch, 7 dinner

·                    Guide with his/her expenses

·                    Lunch and Dinner in Windhoek

·                    Farewell Dinner in Windhoek

·                    All activities as mentioned

·                    All entrance fees 

·                    Vehicle with expenses

·                    Tips for Porter

·                    VAT, Bed Levy’s

 

Excluded:

·                    All flights

·                    All private insurances  

·                    All Lunches during the Tour  

·                    first night in Windhoek and Swakopmund, lunch and dinner

·                    All other excursions not mentioned (this will go to clients account directly)

·                    All beverages

·                    Goods of personal nature

·                    All other tips

·                   All optional excursions or activities that are nit listed, can be booked and are charged directly  the customer.

 

Bring along:

·                    Please keep in mind, that where you stay two days or more, washing service is offered

·                    Camera with enough memory cards

·                    Hat and sunscreen

·                    Windbreaker

·                    Good walking shoes

·                    Flexible travel bag

·                    Clothes for summer and winter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary:

 

Day 1

Arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport. You will be greeted by your guide and be transferred to your accommodation. After check-in and room occupation we undertake a city tour. Rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Auas ​​City Lodge

This accommodation is a safe place for travelers, which is located in the city of Windhoek, at Maerua Mall Shopping Mall.

Day 2

You will be collected at 09h00 at your accommodation. Our route takes us to the south were arrive at in Rehoboth. Here we undertake a short tour through town where you observe the local culture. Just before Mariental we turn eastwards. Now you approach the Kalahari semi-desert where we reach our overnight destination.

Accommodation: Kalahari Anib Lodge is a green oasis paradise with a restaurant and chalets built around a shaded courtyard with swimming pool.


Day 3

Today we continue through endless farmland and visit the Quiver Tree Forest. Further we proceed via Keetmanshoop, the small town of sheep farmers in southern Namibia. On our way we visit a Namibia Distillery, where we also can sit for lunch. We continue on to the Canyons to our overnight accommodation.

Accommodation: Canyon Roadhouse

A quiver tree (Aloe dichotoma), is a slow-growing succulent.  According to the San, the branches can grow up to 9 meters high and over 400 years old, normally this is a stand-alone plant.

The Canyon Roadhouse offer 24 clean rooms, a large swimming pool, campsites, a gas station and an information center. The main attraction is the restaurant, decorated with antique automobiles.

Day 4 

The early morning will be spent at the Canyon. Here you can walk along the canyon and experience the undisturbed nature up close. The afternoon is at leisure. You can also participate in a nature drive or relax at the Roadhouse with some exploring.

Accommodation: Canyon Roadhouse

The Fish River Canyon is named after the Grand Canyon which is the second largest canyon in the world and one of the most scenic sites in Southern Africa.
Canyon base - By now the river has dug not only into the near-surface rocks, but milled into the deeper rocks called Metamorphic rocks.. Currently, the Fish River is about 1.5 billion years old.

Day 5 

After a leisurely breakfast we drive to Bethanie. Here you will visit the first and oldest stone house, built by the Missioner Heinrich Schmelen. Along the way we take a short detour to an old lime kiln on the old lime kiln Lodge (another surprise waiting for you at the lodge).
In Helmeringhausen we will enjoy Lunch. We continue on into the upper Zarris Namib to our overnight accommodation.

Accommodation: Hammerstein Lodge

Commissioned by the London Missionary Society in 1805, Abraham and Christian Albrecht. Henrich Schmelen founded 1815 in Bethanie, also on behalf of the London Missionary Society, a mission station. This took over 1840, the Rhenish Missionary Society.

Hammerstein Lodge - The lodge is located on Zagros Mountains. It offers comfortable double rooms with air conditioning, shower and toilet, and a swimming pool. The kitchen prepares delightful local dishes.

Day 6 

It's still dark when we start the day with our cars and SUVs in the central Namib, the oldest desert in the world. Around the parched valley of Sossusvlei are the most gigantic dunes in the world, some up to 400m high. You will get the opportunity to climb the sand giants.
In Sesriem Canyon, a rock slab apparently abruptly swallowed the river Tsauchab. Our Lodge is located in the desert solitude. If you want, you can take a trip by jeep to the petrified dunes. Or enjoy a few hours of rest at the swimming pool and enjoy a cold beer.

Accommodation: Namib Desert Lodge

Directly at the foot of the "fossilized" Dunes of the ancient Namib is the Namib Desert Lodge. 55 en-suite rooms, a restaurant and swimming pool invite you to linger.

Day 7 

On our way to Swakopmund we pass some of the most beautiful places in the Namib Naukluft Park - overlooking the Kuiseb Canyon. We reach civilization in Swakopmund after a few days of enjoying nature.

Accommodation: Swakopmund

Day 8 

The morning we go on a boat cruise. Accompanied by pelicans and dolphins we observe the seals in the colony, enjoying champagne on the great trip and try the fresh oysters, which thrive excellently in the cold waters of the Atlantic!
In the afternoon we are back in Swakopmund. Here German is spoken, and it's not hard to get into conversation with the Swakopmund locals.

Accommodation: Swakopmund

Souvenir hunters: Hand Carved at fair prices.

Tip for dinner: Erich's Restaurant is a quiet little place and famous for its seafood. You can also go the Swakopmund Brauhaus, Hansa Hotel or other places, since all are very good.

Day 9 

Today the day is a day of leisure. Simply relax and enjoy in peace the small coastal town.
Namibia's most popular holiday resort rises like a mirage from the desert sands of the Namib.  The long beaches, the beautiful parks and the many historic buildings from the German colonial era are just some of the many attractions.
Many activities are available in this coastal town, there are Quad bik tripse in the dunes, fishing from a boat or the beach, jump Tandem and a 2 ½ hour flight (highly recommended) over the dunes, Sossusvlei and back to the coast with a view of the shipwrecks. Seek advice from your guide. Or visit the best private museum in the country (about 2 ½ hours), Crystal Gallery (approximately 1 ½ hours) and the Marine Aquarium (about 2 hours).

Accommodation: Swakopmund

Day 10 

During the morning you return to Windhoek where we drive through Usakos, Karibib and Okahandja. The rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening you say goodbye to your tour guide with a cozy dinner together.

Accommodation: Auas ​​City Hotel

Day 11

You are collected in time for your transfer to Hosea Kutako International Airport.
Or
You can participate in another program.

End of the journey
We wish you a pleasant journey home and good health continue until next time.

 

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