ITINERARY (16 days   – can be done in 14. Price upon request)

Day 1      

PE to Victoria West  
Overnight: Prieska                  

Day 2      

Overnight Riemvasmaakplek near Upington

Day 3

Head for AiAis hot springs. Book in and relax in the healthy waters. After lunch we explore the Fish River Canyon and surrounding areas.

Overnight: AiAis Resort

Day 4 

We travel towards the great dune fields visiting an old German castle, Duiseb, en route.

Our overnight stop is in the desert near Sossussvlei.

Day 5 

We leave early for the dunefield. Visit Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. Continue through the desert via Solitaire and the Kuiseb river bed to Walvis Bay.

Overnight: Kleines Nest B&B with views over the huge lagoon.

Day 6 

Up the Skeleton Coast to Damaraland. Here we will see the Petrified Forest, Welwitschia plants, Vingerklip and the only World heritage Site in Namibia – Twyfelfontein (Bushman rock engravings).

Overnight: Camp Xaru

Day 7

In the morning we will explore the Burnt Mountain & the Organ Pipes then continue up Damaraland to Palmwag and further on to Kamanjab, where we may see the reclusive Ohimba people. We then enjoy the bonus of a tarred road to Outjo.

Overnight: Etotongwe Lodge in Outjo.

Day 8

After breakfast we travel to Etosha National park where we will see many animals.

Overnight: In the park.

Day 9

Enjoy the park.

Overnight: In the park.

Day 10 

Leave the park via Halali and Namutoni (lunch) and travel south via Lake Otjikoto to the mining town of Tsumeb.

Overnight:  Minen Hotel

Day 11 

The next day of our tour takes us to Windhoek, 430 km south, where we have lunch and a city tour.

Overnight: Windhoek

Day 12

Explore Windhoek and surrounds. Leave after lunch

Overnight: Hardap dam or Mariental

Day 13

We head south for Namaqua National Park. Tea at Skilpad padstal. On to Springbok and Goegab Nature Reserve for different varieties of flowers, followed by Nababeep.   

Overnight: Springbok

Day 14

Travel to Clanwilliam. Visit the old DRC where all the wild flowers of the area may be displayed. Go to Ramskop Nature Reserve and Pakhuis Pass if flowers are good there.

Overnight:  In area.

Day 15                

We now go south to Piketberg and Ceres. After lunch we travel via Laingsburg to Matjiesfontein. Overnight: Matjiesfontein

Day 16                

Return to PE via Prince Albert, Meiringspoort, de Rust and Uniondale. Then the Langkloof route to PE via Joubertina, where the fruit trees will be in full bloom.