Kalahari Desert – Fish River Canyon – Aus – Luderitz -Helmeringhausing– Sossusvlei – Windhoek
You guide will pick you up from your accommodation, and the beautiful journey will begin travelling south of Windhoek to a very stylish lodge on the Southern edge of the Kalahari. The lodge is located in a mixed tree and shrub savannah setting, broken by deep red parallel sand dunes. The valleys in between the parallel dunes are commonly known as ‘dune streets’. On arrival the guest will be joining a local guide on a Horse back Safari, an activity which is never to be forgotten.
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
|Horse Back Safari||N/A||Included||Included|
Fish River Canyon
Before breakfast, we will be joining the Bushman on a educational walk as they explain and demonstrate the way of survival in the bush with nothing ,but your bow and errow and some few tricks on how to set traps for example Ostriches or few smaller animals and keeping the past alive. On arrival at the traditional Bushman village, you will meet a family who will present you with the way they used to store water in ostrich eggs, plants for medicinal use and beautiful jewelry.
We than head back to the Farm, and after breakfast head on to the south. Before our arrival to the next destination at the Fish River Canyon, we will stop at the Quiver Forest and the Giants Playground along the way.
Canyon Road House or Similar
We depart after breakfast we head east to Aus. There is something extraordinarily special about the landscape around Klein-Aus Vista.
It’s where streaks of Namib sand merge with the bleached grasses of the Pro-Namib in
a sensuous slow dance of splendor. Klein Vista is also well known for their Desert Horses that roams the sparsely vegetated plains of the Namib Desert in small groups. On arrival guest have some activities to choose from ,like mountain biking ,Hiking and Horse riding otherwise enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Aus Mountains.
Klein Aus Vista or Similar
After breakfast depart to Luderitz .Lüderitz is a harbour town and is known for its colonial architecture, including some Art Nouveau work, and for wildlife including seals, penguins, flamingos and ostriches. It is also home to a museum, and lies at the end of a currently decommissioned railway line to Keetmanshoop. On arrival guest can part take in few of the activities offered by the Hotel or just enjoy the rest of the day exploring this beautiful town.
Nest Hotel or Similar
After breakfast experience Lüderitz Bay and outlying islands on the large CATAMARAN “Zeepaard” around Dias Point to Halifax Island, home of Namibia’s largest accessible African Penguin colony. During this marine tour, you may encounter the *Heaviside Dolphin* (unique to this coastline), a colony of Cape Fur Seals and a host of bird life including rare Cormorants.
Your onboard guide will entertain you with stories about how Bartholomeu Dias discovered *Angra Pequena* in 1488 on his way to the Cape of Good Hope as well as fascinating information on the area’s abundant sea life.
Nest Hotel or Similar
|Catarmaran Dolphin cruise||Included||Included||Included|
Just before departing north west to our next destination ,we will be visiting a very interesting and rich of history part of Luderitz The Kolmanskop. It is a ghost town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia. In 1908 the worker Zacharias Lewala found a diamond while working in this area , Kolmanskop is popular with photographers for its settings of the desert sands’ reclaiming this once-thriving town.
We depart to the Naukluft National Park after breakfast , a national park of Namibia encompassing part of the Namib Desert (considered the world’s oldest desert) and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km2 (19,216 sq mi), the Namib-Naukluft is the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. The most well-known area of the park is Sossusvlei, which is the main visitor attraction in Namibia. On we can enjoy the sunset on the Naukluft Mountains absolutely a stunning landscape.
Weldevrede Guest Farm or Similar
Pre-dawn departure, we traveling 45km towards the gate and than 45km to the famous dune 45 . A climb up the sand dunes will give a superb view up and down of the Tsaucab River Canyon which forms the valley between the famous sand dunes. Guides prepare breakfast at the bottom of the dune. After breakfast we drive to the Deadvlei in the Sossusvlei Area. We return to Sesriem, enjoy lunch. Afternoon we explore the Sesriem canyon on foot, we drive back to the Guest farm.
Weldevrede Guest Farm
END OF TOUR..Guest will be transferred to Windhoek.
|Location||Type||Number of Nights|
|Bagatelle Kalahari game range||Accommodated/Camp||1|
|Canyon Road House||Accommodated/Camp||1|
|Klein Aus Vista||Accommodated/Camp||1|
|Nest Hotel Luderitz||Accommodated/Camp||2|
|Weldevrede Guest Farm||Accommodated/Camp||2|