18 Day Namibia and Kgalagadi Tour


18 Day Namibia and Kgalagadi Tour

Spend 18 glorious days exploring the best Namibia has to offer. See the Kgalagadi National Park, Augrabies National Park, Sandfontein Nature Reserve, the Fish River Canyon, Aus, Kolmanskop, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Sptizkoppe, Etosha National park, and Waterberg National Park.

During this amazing tour of Namibia you will have the opportunity to embark on open vehicle game drives, take walks along the orange river, visit old mining towns, climb Namibia's famous red dunes, enjoy walking tours through the desert, see rescue cheetahs, desert elephants, wild horses and more. All of this while travelling through some of the most scenic parts of Namibia.

Your trip will include your transport, the services of a driver/guide, select meals, and all accommodation.


Day 1: Namibia

After meeting your guide at the lodge or the international airport, make your way south through the country for the first night stay in Namibia. The lodge is situated in a tranquil area near the town of Mariental.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Lapa Langa Lodge

Day 2: Kgalagadi National park

Leaving after breakfast, make your way through the Kalahari to the Kgalagadi National Park. Cross the border at Mata Mata where you will also overnight. A open vehicle game drive will be booked for you for the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Mata Mata Camp (Kgalagadi)

Day 3: Twee Rivieren

Today do a game drive through the Kgalagadi National Park to your next camp in the park and once more a afternoon game drive will be booked for you with the park.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Twee Rivieren Camp

Day 4: Augrabies National Park

Leaving the park, make your way to Upington and then through the Northern Cape to Augrabies National Park for your next stop. Augrabies Falls National Park is a national park located around the Augrabies Falls, about 120 km west of Upington in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. It was established in 1966. The Augrabies Falls National Park covers an area of 820 km² and stretches along the Orange River. Here you can relax and take walks along the Orange River and there are also hiking trails with in the park.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Augrabies National park chalets

Day 5: Namibia

Today the drive takes you through an awesome part of South Africa and then back to the border of Namibia. Cross over the Orange River and then make your way to the Sandfontein nature reserve for the night. Here you can go for long walks into the nature and the lodge will also have some activities for you to join in on.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Sandfontein Lodge

Day 6: Fish-river canyon

From Sandfontein make your way towards Grunau and then and then onto the gravel road that takes you down to the fish river canyon area. Visit the canyon late afternoon and explore the area. The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. It is the largest canyon in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It features a gigantic ravine, in total about 100 miles long, up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 meters deep.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Hobas Chalets fish-river

Day 7: Aus

This morning rise early to go up to the fish-river canyon to watch the sunrise over the canyon, from there, make your way back to the lodge for breakfast before leaving for Aus. The drive takes you through the country and arrive in Aus around lunch time. Late afternoon visit the feral horses of the area. The Namib Desert Horse is a rare feral horse found in the Namib Desert of Namibia, Africa. It is probably the only feral herd of horses residing in Africa, with a population ranging between 90 and 150.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Bhanhof Hotel

Day 8: Kolmanskop

Today drive down to to Luderitz and visit the old mining town of Kolmanskop and then also stop of in the town of Luderitz for lunch before returning back to Aus for the night. You may even see the wild horses on the route and at times you see Brown Hyena in the Luderitz area.

Meals: breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Bhanhof Hotel

Day 9: Sossusvlei

Today make your way through some of the most scenic parts of Namibia on your way to Sesriem and Sossusvlei. Stop off in the small town of Helmeringhausen for coffee before moving onto the Sesriem and Sossusvlei area. You guide will take you into the dunes for sunset before going through to the lodge for the night.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Quiver Tree lodge or Similar

Day 10: Sossus-on-foot

This morning is an early start to the day, as you make your way into the red dunes of Africa. Visit the famous dune 45 and then also Dead Vlei where your guide will book you a open vehicle to take you into the deadvlei for an hour or so. Once back at the entrance, make your way to Solitaire and then to Sossus-on-foot camp. Once at the lodge your guide will inform you about the educational safari in the area run by the staff of Sossus-on-foot.

Meals: breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Sossus-on-foot lodge

Day 11: Swakopmund

Today, start the day with a walking tour into the desert run by the company that has been doing these tours for many years. You will learn a lot from these professional guides. From there, make your way down to the coast of Namibia. First visit Walvis bay and then we end up in Swakopmund. Here your guide will offer you some optional activities and they will be available for you for the next day

Drive time: +-4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner (Restaurant meal)

Accommodation: Self Owned House

Day 12: Swakopmund

Today is a free day for you to enjoy some of the activities they have on offer in Swakopmund. Sand boarding and quad biking are two of the most popular and you spend time in the desert between Swakopmund and Walvis bay.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Self Owned House Booked

Day 13: White Lady

Today explore more of Namibia and visit Spitz-koppe and then down to the white Lady camp for the night. Here you may see the desert elephants and sometimes even hear the desert lions at night.

Drive time: 4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Uis white lady lodge 

Day 14: Cheetah farm

Leaving after a slow morning make your way north and your camp is on the cheetah farm. This afternoon visit the cheetahs and then go feed the wild cheetahs they rescue in the area.

Drive time: 3 hrs

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Oppi kopi Kamanjap

Day 15 & 16: Etosha

Today makey our way into Etosha national park and your camp is on the eastern side of the park. Here you will do a game drive through the park to your camp for the night. You will do more game drives on the next day and your guide will see if he can get you on a night drive in the park.

Drive time: 3hrs

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Namutoni 

Day 17: Waterberg

After a last game drive in Etosha make your way to your last camp for the tour. Your camp is in the Waterberg national park. One of the best places to see the Damara Dik dik

Drive time: 4hrs

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner(Restaurant Dinner)

Accommodation: Waterberg National Park 

Day 18: Windhoek Airport

After an early morning, make your way down to the Capital of Namibia and then to the airport on time for you to catch your flight back home

Drive time: 4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast

Cost Includes:

Airport assistance throughout
All transport in 4×4 vehicles as indicated in the above itinerary
The services of an English speaking guide
All accommodation and meals as per itinerary
All excursions indicated in the itinerary, park fees and community/environmental levies

Cost Excludes:

All international flights and visa fees or assistance unless otherwise specified
Activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary
All tips, other drinks and personal expenses
Travel insurance including emergency medical evacuation cover

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