Join this amazing journey to experience the beautiful Southern Namibia, visiting the Kalahari Desert, Quiver Tree Forest a spectacular collection of quiver trees, the incredible Fish River Canyon (the largest Canyon in Africa (second largest in the world after the Grand Canyon) and spend some time in Kolmanskoppe.
DAY 1 Time : 8:30 am Windhoek City > Kalahari DesertWe start our journey south on the main highway, traveling through the thin strip of Kalahari Desert that protrudes onto the eastern side of Namibia. Late this afternoon we hop onto an open vehicle for a late afternoon sunset drive. Accommodation: Suricate Tented Lodge or similar Meals: BLDDAY 2 Time : 8:00 am Kalahari Desert > Fish River Canyon AreaWe depart early morning through the town of Mariental and Keetmanshoop. Just outside the town you have the opportunity of visiting the Quiver Tree Forest, a spectacular collection of quiver trees in that part of Namibia. Then we continue to Fish River Canyon in Namibia is (allegedly) the 2nd largest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon. Accommodation: Canyon Roadhouse or similar Meals: DBBDAY 3 Time : 6:00 am Fish River Canyon Area > Luderitz TownEarly-morning we head to the main view point where we can see how impressive this canyon actually is. This is an ideal opportunity for photos and to spend some time experiencing this amazing sight. We aim to arrive during the late afternoon. Accommodation: Nest Hotel or similar Meals: DBBDAY 4 Time : 8:00 am Luderitz > Kolmanskop (ghost town) > LuderitzThere is time to join an optional extra excursion, a marine trip, take a cruise around Luderitz bay and, weather permitting, to Halifax Island to see the Jackass Penguins. N.B: The boat cruise is subject to availability and, if undertaken, will be for the clients own risk and expense. Accommodation: Nest Hotel or similar Meals: DBBDAY 5 Time : 8:00 am Luderitz > Sesriem AreaToday our trip head east to the town of Aus and then head north deep into the ancient southern Namib, travelling on small gravel roads and passing some tiny rural communities along the way. Accommodation: Sossusvlei Lodge or similar Meals: DBBDAY 6 Time : 5:00 am Sesriem Area > Sossusvlei (tall red sand dunes) > SesriemA pre-dawn start is essential this morning as we want to catch the soft light of the sunrise on the desert. We spend the morning in and around Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, also visiting dune 45. Accommodation: Sossusvlei Lodge or similar Meals: DBBDAY 7 Time : 8:00 am Sesriem Area > Windhoek CityAfter breakfast we begin our journey, over the mountains and along scenic roads, back to Windhoek city. We are due back into the city after 16:00 and you will be dropped off at your accommodation on our return.