This Amazing once in a lifetime holiday consits of all flights, 4 nights in Capetown before flying to Namibia. 8 days on the tour of Sossusvlei & Etosha with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on most days - Spend a day in Namibias capital city before continuing on to the vast Namib desert, the oldest and driest desert on earth which despite this still plays host to a number of flora and fauna. Enjoy the unique experience of a picnic lunch under the trees in the desert before returning to Windhoek for the night. The following day travel on to Etosha National Park where you will spend the rest of your tour enjoying unforgettable game drives and safaris
This amazing holiday also includes £300 per person discount, FREE transfers in Cape Town and a FREE day trip to Robben Island,
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Cape Town touristic bus 2 day ticket, £24 per person – The Red Route City tour with a stop at the lower cableway to the top of Table Mountain is a great way to get your bearings in Cape Town. The tour departs from the Waterfront and winds its way around the City Centre before climbing to the lower cableway, some 350m above sea level. From there we drop down to the beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton before following the Atlantic through Sea Point back to the Waterfront. Our Blue Route is a spectacularly scenic route outside the City Centre. We hug Devils Peak mountain en route to the World renown Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. We then drive through the Cecilia forest to Hout Bay where we visit several wonderful attractions. From Hout Bay we hug the 12 Apostles Mountain range and follow a spectacular coastal drive to Camps Bay beach, followed by Clifton beach en route back to the Waterfront.
Shark Cage Diving, £105 per person - Make your way to Kleinbaai where you will enjoy a light continental breakfast before your skipper of the day gives you a short lecture on the Great White Shark. Spend approximately 2 - 4 hours on the boat. Depending on conditions embark on an approximate 15 minute dive in the cage. Enjoy a packed lunch on board and return to Kleinbaai for afternoon tea and scones. The general public can enjoy the great white sharks face-to-face. Observing and diving with these creatures under the correct conditions and guidance is a wonderful experience. Do not miss this experience!
Hermanus Whale Watching Tour - £48 per person - Travel along the dramatic Cape Coastline to Hermanus for arguably the best shore-based whale watching in the World and the chance to see a magnificent Southern Right Whale breaching. Close to the southernmost tip of Africa, Hermanus enjoys a richly deserved reputation for its fantastic shore-based whale watching, between July and November. From the excellent vantage points on the rocky cliff path that hugs the coastline from one end of Hermanus to the other, whale watchers can get within 20 meters of these magical creatures as they cruise along the coves. The area is a haven for the Southern Right Whale, but other species including Humpbacks, Killer whales plus Bottlenose and Common dolphins are occasionally sighted. The world’s only ‘Whale Crier’ alerts visitors to the location of the whales by blasting his kelp horn. Enjoy wondrous views of the Cape Peninsula as you return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s pass.
Discover Cape Town, £32 per person - A great introduction to this spectacular city, the Cape Town City Tour provides the perfect opportunity to sample some of its attractions and get your bearings. Come with us on the ultimate ‘Mother City’ experience, designed to orientate and give you a full-colour insight into the extraordinary magic of Cape Town. We’ve chosen iconic buildings, snatches of its history, and experiences unique to this City.
Walk to Freedom Tour including Robben Island, £60 per person - A wonderfully intriguing tour of Cape Town's history and culture highlighting the raw energy of this 'Rainbow Nation' and culminating in a fascinating visit to Robben Island, the prison home of Nelsen Mandela for 27 years. Experience the wonderful raw energy of our Townships in one unforgettable morning. An opening history visiting District Six, leads to the oldest township Langa and its people. What a vibe, what positivity, a ‘Rainbow Nation’ in-deed. Strolling through Langa Township, pop in to a ‘shebeen’ (pub), observing the difference in housing quality and witnessing real progress being made in providing decent housing, new developments as well as the restoration of the old single quarters. Then from Langa to Khayelitsha the new kid on the block, the largest in Western Cape all swagger and strut. Large scale developments abound, housing, schools, shopping malls, clinics and many private organisations doing a marvellous job in providing social and other skills to the people at large.
Cape Peninsula Tour, £57 per person - This wonderful tour offers the chance to enjoy some of the spectacular natural wonders on the door step of Cape Town. A scenic drive along the Atlantic coast through Africa’s most desirable neighbourhoods, brings you to glorious Hout Bay and the opportunity to join a short boat trip to Seal Island to view the Cape Fur Seals in their natural habitat (additional cost, payable locally). From here, the tour continues along the stunning Chapman's Peak Drive - a winding road hacked out of the mountain cliffs - to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and its scenic viewing point. Amid the dramatic sea and mountain views, numerous species including antelope, baboons, ostriches and zebra flourish. The tour concludes with an enchanting visit to the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach and Simon’s Town, one of South Africa’s Oldest European settlements.
Day 1 London – Cape Town
Fly overnight from London to Cape Town with British Airways
Day 2 Cape Town
Once you arrive your transfers will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel where the rest of your day is for you to relax and unwind after your long flight.
Day 3 - 5 Cape Town
Your time in Cape Town is free for you to explore this magnificent city. Get to the top of Table Mountain, go whale watching or even Shark Cage diving for those of you who are brave enough, visit Robben Island on your FREE trip where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years and take in all the amazing things to do around the Victoria & Albert Waterfront or Camps Bay. We have a range of excursions that can be pre-booked so look at the ‘Things to do’ section for suggestions and prices.
Day 6 Cape Town to Namibia
This morning your transfer will pick you up and take you back the airport ready for your flight to Namibia. After your arrival at the Windhoek International Airport, you will be transferred via mountainous terrain to Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. With roughly 350000 inhabitants Windhoek constitutes the largest city in the country and is situated in a lush and scenically appealing valley of the Auas Mountains, Namibias second highest mountain range. Due to its central location, the city serves as the perfect vantage point to Namibias vast array of tourist destinations. The city is a kaleidoscope of modern and traditional cultures, fashions and architectural styles. Standard: Pension Moni.
Day 7 Namib Desert
Departing Windhoek / Swakopmund, we travel into the Namib Desert with its monumental dunes and ever-changing colours. This is the oldest desert on Earth; nevertheless it supports a vast diversity of adapted fauna and flora that accentuate this pristine environment even further. Optional activities at our lodge consist of scenic nature drives and marvellous walking trails. Standard: Soft Adventure Camp.
Day 8 Namib Desert
The best time to experience the Sossusvlei area is at sunrise when the new light paints the dunes and desert plains into a variety of deep reds, apricot and purple a photographers dream come true! We travel into the heart of the Namib Desert with the highest sand dunes on earth at Sossusvlei. Experience the majestic yet tranquil Sossusvlei or the surreal Dead Vlei on foot. We enjoy a picnic lunch under the Camelthorn trees, before traveling back to our lodge via the gaping Sesriem Canyon. In the afternoon join a nature drive to the magnificent Marble Mountain, where you can enjoy a sundowner drink (drinks not included in rate). Standard: Soft Adventure Camp
Day 9 Windhoek
After a leisurely breakfast we return to Windhoek or Swakopmund, where we are dropped off at our accommodation in Windhoek Standard: Pension Moni
Day 10 Etosha National Park
Today we again have the option to enjoy a game drive in the Etosha National Park. We may encounter animal species we have not seen the previous day and look forward to any new surprises at the different waterholes visited. Bronze: Etosha Safari Camp
Day 11 Etosha National Park
The day is devoted to the abundant wildlife found in the Etosha National Park, which surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan. The park is home to 4 of the Big Five elephant, lion, leopard and rhino-its waterholes supporting a rich diversity of birds and mammals, including rare species such as black-faced impala, roan, cheetah and Namibias smallest antelope, the Damara dik-dik. Standard: Etosha Safari Camp
Day 12 Windhoek
After breakfast we have some time at leisure. In the early afternoon we travel back to Windhoek where you will be dropped off at the airport ready for your flight home.
Day 13 London
Arrive back into London after a fantastic holiday.