Day 1 : Fly to Windhoek, Namibia
Overnight flight to Windhoek, via Johannesburg.
Day 2 : Windhoek
Arrive and transfer to Galton Guesthouse for 1 night. Your hire car will be delivered this afternoon. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Days 3-4 : Namib desert
Drive to the Namib desert. Stay 2 nights at Hoodia Desert Lodge on the banks of the Tsauchab river, surrounded by majestic mountains. The following day take a drive through the Sesriem Gate to the giant sand dunes of Sossusvlei, with a stop at the 30-metre-deep Sesriem canyon. Evening sunset drive. (B, D)
Days 5-6 : Aus
Drive to Aus. Stay 2 nights at Klein-Aus Vista (Eagle’s Nest Chalets). Optional activities here include hiking, nature drives and viewing the wild horses. The following day we recommend a morning visit to Kolmanskop, Namibia’s renowned ghost town, and a wander around Lüderitz in the afternoon. (B)
Days 7-8 : Fish River Canyon
Drive to the spectacular Fish River Canyon, one of the world’s largest. Stay 2 nights at Fish River Lodge. Evening sunset drive. Following day at leisure or optional canyon drive or canyon hike run by the lodge. The canyon is deserted and is home to a wide variety of wildlife and incredibly beautiful picnic spots. (B, D)
Day 9 : Namaqualand, South Africa
Drive south to Naries Namakwa Retreat in Namaqualand, South Africa, just west of Springbok. Stay 2 nights. (B, D)
Day 10 : Namaqualand
Self-drive through Namaqua National Park. Fields of wildflowers, (usually during August and September) star studded nights, quiver trees and enormous granite outcrops are some of the memorable features of this area. (B, L, D)
Days 11-12 : Cederberg Wilderness Area
Drive south to the Cederberg and stay 2 nights at Bushmans Kloof. Afternoon wildlife drive. The following day, choose from a variety of morning and afternoon activities including a visit to the Bushman rock art sites, a guided wildlife drive or nature walk, hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming or fly-fishing. (B, L, D)
Days 13-14 : Paternoster
Morning activity at Bushmans Kloof then drive to Paternoster, a sleepy white-washed fishing village on a bleak but beautiful part of the west coast. Stay 2 nights at Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House. Following day at leisure to browse the art galleries, stroll along the pristine white beach, go sea kayaking, walk among beautiful coastal fynbos or enjoy the magnificent wild flower displays in the spring (Aug – Sep). (B)
Days 15-16 : Cape Town
Drive south to Cape Town and stay 2 nights at More Cape Cadogan. The remainder of your time here is at leisure. (B)
Days 17 : Departure
Day at leisure or optional excursions. Drive to Cape Town airport and drop off your hire car. Board your flight to your next destination. (B)
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.