CAPE & DUNES DISCOVERER
From desert scenery to white-sand beaches and the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town, witness the diversity of southwestern Africa on this 12-day nature adventure. Leave footprints on some of the world’s highest sand dunes, peer deep into the heart of Africa’s largest canyon, and experience incredible game drives through Etosha National Park. Your knowledgeable guide will take care of the planning while you recharge in a combination of hotels, camping, and guesthouses for a cultural experience you’ll treasure forever. Have your breath taken away by incredible scenery and marvel at amazing wildlife – this is truly an African experience!
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Windhoek | Etosha National Park | Swakopmund | Namib Desert | Fish River Canyon | Orange River | Lambert’s Bay | Cape Town
• Etosha National Park entrance with wildlife safari drives in our vehicle
• Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon entrance
• Fish River Canyon entrance
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• Five nights shared hotel accommodation, one night in a guesthouse, one night in a lodge, four nights camping
• Six breakfasts, two dinners
• Guide throughout
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From $2,449* p.p.
April, May, 2020
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Day 1: Windhoek
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Windhoek/Etosha National Park
Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle. Opt to explore more on an open safari vehicle drive.
Day 3: Etosha National Park
Enjoy another wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle and keep your eyes peeled for some of the famous wildlife.
Day 4: Etosha National Park/Swakopmund
Drive to the historical town of Swakopmund.
Day 5: Swakopmund
Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer. Optional activities include sandboarding, skydiving, quad biking and a township tour.
Day 6: Swakopmund/Namib Desert
Travel into the beautiful Namib Desert, stopping at Walvis Bay on the way.
Day 7: Namib Desert
Visit Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon. Opt to climb up breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 8: Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon
Continue on to the Fish River Canyon area. Opt to relax in the hotel's pool while enjoying the beautiful scenery
Day 9: Fish River Canyon/Orange River
Visit Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and take in its majestic beauty. Continue on to the banks of the Gariep River with time to swim or just relax. Enjoy the beautiful scenery in this part of the country.
Day 10: Orange River/Lambert's Bay
Cross the border into South Africa and continue down the coast to Lambert's Bay, stopping along the way. Opt to visit Bird Island or stroll through this charming town.
Day 11: Lambert's Bay/Cape Town
Continue on the last stretch of the trip to lovely Cape Town. Opt to enjoy a wine tasting or wander through the vibrant streets of this scenic coastal city.
Day 12: Cape Town
Depart at any time.
Operated by G Adventures.
Price will be quoted in CAD. Discount offer listed only available with a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC), International Youth Travel Card (IYTC), or an International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) and applies to select trips. Departure dates available year round. Prices may vary based on departure date. Other conditions may apply. Please contact us for details. Trip Style: Classic. Activity level: Light.
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