This trip commences in Cape Town, travels through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda and concludes in Nairobi, Kenya.
Day 1: Cape Town to Ceres Area, South Africa
You depart from Cape Town today, traveling north through the wine growing regions of the Western Cape. You cross the Piketberg Pass into the fruit growing area of Citrusdal. Tonight you will camp is either Citrusdal or Clanwilliam, both towns presided by the majestic Cedarburg Mountain range. Lunch and dinner is included.
Day 2: Ceres Area to Orange River, South Africa
From the Ceres region your African overland expedition travels through the Namaqualand, a region well known for its kaleidoscope of Namaqua flowers in the spring. After stopping for supplies in Springbok, you continue to the Orange River, the natural land border between South Africa and Namibia. You will spend the night at a beautiful campsite on the South African bank of the river. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included.
Day 3: Orange River to Fish River Canyon, Namibia
This morning you have the option of a half day canoe trip on the spectacular Orange River, providing a great opportunity to do some bird watching. You cross into Namibia after lunch, followed by a short drive to Hobas campsite and then to the Fish River canyon. Fish River canyon is the second largest canyon in the world, but is often regarded as the most spectacular. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included.
Day 4: Fish River Canyon to Helmringhausen Area, Namibia
You spend the morning at leisure, before packing up and heading north into the farming area of Namibia, stopping for supplies in the small town of Bethanie. From here you choose your camp for the evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included.
Day 5: Helmringhausen Area to Sesriem, Namibia
Today you head north to Namib - Naukluft Park, considered to be one of the oldest deserts in the world and a major tourist attraction. Your afternoon is spent exploring the area, taking in its many wonders. You can participate in an optional walk, learning about the history, geology, flora, fauna and cultural legacy of the area. Witness the most spectacular sunset from the top of Dune 45, a truly memorable experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included.
Day 6: Sesriem to Swakopmund, Namibia
Today your Namibia safari leaves the tranquility and beauty of the dunes and travels north to Namibia's premier holiday resort - Swakopmund. You will enjoy 3 lovely nights of rest and relaxation in Swakopmund. Accommodation is in dormitories, but upgrades are available. Brunch is included.