23 Days – 24 Nights self-drive. From Cape Town to Namibia Tour via Stellenbosch, Cederberg, Springbok, Fish River, Canyon, Aus, Namib, Swakopmund, Damaraland,  Etosha,  Waterberg , Okonjima, Windhoek. This is the ultimate road trip for the person seeking the solitude that can only be found on a long empty stretch of road.

 

How to go about it?

If you have any questions about this tour or want to have more information on activities and accommodations, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

After your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by one of our Abang Africa Travel representatives. This person will hand over your personalized route description which will provide you with all the required information, directions, details and contacts for your journey.
After your meet and greet at the airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation.

Overnight: Fairtrade in Tourism certified guest house in Cape Town

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be collected from your guest house by Abang Africa Travel representative to be taken on an unforgettable full day Cape Peninsula tour. At the end of your tour, you will be returned to your guest house where you will have the evening at your leisure.

Overnight: Fairtrade in Tourism certified guest house in Cape Town

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be collected from your guest house by an Abang Africa Travel representative to be taken on an eye-opening half day Township tour. At the end of your tour, you have the option of being returned to your guest house or being dropped off at South Africa’s most popular tourism attraction, the V&A Waterfront.

Overnight: Fairtrade in Tourism certified guest house in Cape Town

This morning, Abang Africa has arranged for your car rental to be delivered the 4×4 vehicle to your accommodation. This is the most comfortable and easiest way to travel. Before traveling to the Cape Winelands for the best wines and foods, we recommend that you take in the spectacular views at the summit of Table Mountain

Overnight: Fairtrade in Tourism certified guest house in Stellenbosch

You have the day at your leisure to explore the various options this diverse and beautiful area has to offer. Abang Africa loves to share our wine lands tips with you.

Overnight: Fairtrade in Tourism certified Hotel in Stellenbosch

Today you will continue on your journey towards Namibia by making your way through the Piketberg Porteville Blue Crane Route stopping en route in the wild and untamed Cederberg Wilderness Area. Your accommodation tonight is in the small hamlet of Clanwilliam, one of the ten oldest towns in South African and one of the places where rooibos tea is planted and cultivated.

Overnight: Accommodation in Clanwilliam

Today you will travel through the Kamies Route past the Kamiesberg Mountains and the Namaqua National Park, famous for its spring flowers.  You will get to see the landscape burst into a kaleidoscope of colour as millions of multi-coloured flowers come into bloom.

Overnight: Accommodation near Springbok

Today you will travel through the Richtersveld Route and bid South Africa farewell as you enter the vast but sparsely populated country of Namibia. Here you will spend two nights in the Fish River Canyon which is home to the most amazing views.

Overnight: Accommodation near Fish River Canyon (Canon Lodge)

Today you will travel along the Nama Padloper Route to Aus noted for its herd of feral horses living in the desert.

Overnight: Accommodation near Aus (Klein Aus Vistas)

Travel along the Four Desert Route  and celebrate Namibia’s unique desert experience while promoting community benefits and conservation through sustainable tourism. Recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site called the Namib Sand Sea and see how remarkably beautiful this place is!

Overnight: Accommodation in Namib-Naukluft

Today you will drive to the historic town of Swakopmund. Swakopmund is often described as being more German than Germany. The quirky mix of German and Namibian influences, colonial-era buildings and the cool sea breeze make it very popular.

Overnight: Accommodation in Swakopmund

Today you will drive to a truly fascinating place in Namibia, the regions known as Damaraland and Twyfelfontein are yours to explore. Namibia is one of the last true wild frontiers of Africa and in Damaraland, you will find yourself in the heart of it.

Overnight: Accommodation in Damaraland

Today you will drive yourself to your next destination, the stark and stunning Etosha National Park. This is Namibia’s premiere game viewing experience. Vegetation ranges from dense bush to open plains attracting a diversity of wildlife. In the heart of the Park is The Etosha Pan – a shallow depression that covers an area of 5000sq kilometers.

Overnight: Okaukuejo, Etosha National Park.

Today you will drive yourself to the beautiful Waterberg Plateau National Park. The Waterberg Plateau is a particularly prominent feature, elevated high above the plains of the Kalahari of Eastern Namibia. The park is ecologically diverse and rich and has over 200 different species of bird and some rare species of small antelope on the lower hills of the mountain.

Overnight: Waterberg Rest Camp, Waterberg Plateau

Today you will drive yourself to the Okonjima Game Reserve, home of The AfriCat Foundation and the perfect African safari destination. Namibia is home to the world’s largest wild/free-ranging cheetah population and The AfriCat Foundation has been the saviour of over 1000 carnivores since 1993, of which 86% have been released back into the wild!

Overnight: Okonjima Main Camp, Okonjima Nature Reserve.

Today you will make your way back to Windhoek to take in some last minute shopping or just to relax before your journey back home. We recommends that you pay a visit to the Ibenstein Weaver for 100% hand-made carpets and wall hangings from 100% Namibian karakul wool.

Overnight: Accommodation in Windhoek

Today you will drive yourself to Hosea Kutako International Airport where you will drop off your hired car at the car rental depot before checking in for your return flight home. We trust that you have had an unforgettable experience rich in the culture, history and beauty of Namibia and its wildlife and friendly people.