A Beautiful off-road adventure in the Namib Desert

13 days – 12 nights

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Tented and double room guest house accommodation, Self Drive tour (4X4 vehicle). Minimum of 2 passengers.
Recommended program for the whole year, expecially from April to November.
Price could change seasonally.

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Beautiful adventure in the Namib Desert with your off-road or a rented off-road car.
If you really love to drive on the sand and you want to visit places that no one else can even see from the ground, you cannot miss to book this tour.
You will drive across spectacular sceneries, pristine beaches, abandoned mining settlements, sand dunes and scrap vessels due to shipwrecks.
You will follow part of the “way of diamonds” discovering the sunk ships, whose wreckage still observed today scattered along the coast, where the major bays were the only docking points.
You can see the foundations of ghost villages with water pipes still preserved, a light rail from 1912, built between Conception in Conception Bay Water.
In addition to being drivers of proven experience (is a pre mandatory requirement), you must be prepared for a real “holiday” of the desert, where the maximum comfort will be a tent in front of the sea.
But the labors of the guide will be compensate the memorable visit to Silvia Hill, Meob Bay, Conception Bay and Sandwich Bay, The tour will end in Swakopmund, where you can relax and pleasantly recall experience you will not forget for the rest of your life.

1st day
Arrival at Windhoek international airport
Accommodation in the Guest House
Withdrawal of the car that you have chosen for the tour
Free time (depending on the time of arrival)
Free dinner (depending on the time of arrival)
Overnight stay

2nd day
Departure for the Kalahari
Packed lunch
Accommodation in Lodge
Sunset Game Drive in the Red Kalahari Desert dunes. It is possible to book an horseback ride (optional)
Dinner at the Lodge
Overnight stay

3rd day
Departure to the Fish River Canyon. The trip is quite long and therefore there should be a stop to the purchase of the meal or to have lunch.
Accommodation in Lodge
First contact with the canyon
Overnight stay

4th day
Short visit the Canyon from the top, to take some unforgettable photo
Departure to Luderitz
Arrival and transfer to Hotel or Guest House
Meeting at the Luderitz Yacht Club at 18.00 or at the Hotel Zum Sperrgebiet for dinner and briefing before venturing into the desert the next day
First group dinner
Overnight at chosen Hotel or Guest House

5th day
After a backtracking of about 30 km on the main road (Luderitz – Aus) you will say goodbye to the paved roads, and you’ll begin the adventure of a lifetime.
The first day you will pass the “Stompneus Ford” and you can stop for the night in the area near Suzy, the famous ship wreck.
Packed Lunches, preparation of the campsite and then preparing dinner
Overnight stay.

6th day
Departure to the so called Sylvia Hill dune.
Packed Lunches, preparation of camping for the night, preparing dinner
Overnight stay under the desert sky in true expedition style.

7th day
During this day trip the dunes will become progressively higher and the drivers experiences will be tested and refined to perfection (be sure, you will be more expert due to the last two days).
Packed Lunches, preparing for overnight camping on the beach, preparing dinner
Overnight stay under the desert sky in true expedition style.

8th day
Once you will pass Meob Bay, between Meob Bay and Conception Bay you will reach the old diamond mining area,. Along the way you will visit the mining settlements of Holsatia, Charlottenfelder and Grillenberger.
Packed Lunches, preparation of camping for the night, preparing dinner
Overnight stay under the desert sky in true expedition style.

9th day
Departure to Sandwich Bay passing Conception Bay and traveling along the beach in north direction. On the road you will find the wreck of the Eduard Bohlen & Shawnee.
Once you will pass ‘Langewand’, where the huge dunes end up overlooking the sea, you will have a short period of time for the beach. In Langewand you will leave the beach and you’ll climb on the dunes, circumnavigating the salt pans of Sandwich Harbour. The dunes still rise their hight and will offer new driving experiences.
You will spend the night near Sandwich Bay, about 1.5 km from the sea. This site is called ” field of Sandwich “.
Packed Lunches, preparation of camping for the night, preparing the dinner,
Overnight stay under the desert sky in true expedition style.

10th day
Departure to Swakopmund.
From “Sandwich” the track that you follow enters the Roller Coaster, a series of “roaring” areas where it will be easy to slip, giving you a new and exciting experience and also offers stunning views of Sandwich Harbour.
Then you can enjoy of the view of Sandscapes and of the south beach of Walvis Bay. The off road experience will end at Walvis Bay around lunchtime. You can choice to eat together with the group or you can taste a great menu of fish in one of the local seaside resort.
Departure to Swakopmund and accommodation in Guest House or Lodge or Hotel
Free dinner
Overnight stay

11th day
Transfer to Windhoek where you can drop off luggage at the chosen Hotel, Lodge or Guest House
Packed lunch
Returning car will depend on the hour of flight of the following day
Relax or alternatively visit the city and the craft market of products Namibians
Free dinner
Overnight stay

12th day
Free morning with the possibility of organizing sightseeing depending on the hour of your return flight
Transfer to the Windhoek airport for international flight

The trip includes the following accommodation

Night Destinations Accommodations B Breakfast; L Lunch; D Dinner
1 Windhoek Guest House B
2 Kalahari Lodge B, D
3 Fish River Canyon Lodge B, D
4 Luderitz Guest House B, D
5 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
6 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
7 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
8 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
9 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
10 Namib Desert Camping B, L, D
11 Swakopmund Guest House B
12 Windhoek Guest House B

You have the possibility to extend the tour after the 10th day related to the availability of time. It is possible to upgrade the type of some accommodations.

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Children under 6 years are not allowed to the tour.

To take part in the tour you must be experienced drivers. You could travel with your vehicles, or you can hire one locally. The vehicle must have enough power to be able to pass the dunes (vehicles with aspirated diesel engines and / or less powerful are not suitable for this tour)

What’s included: meals as in the table, group leader with much experience, radios for vehicles, payment of entry permits, entrance fees and camping in the Skeleton Coast Park, vehicle (if required in time) with windscreen and tyres insurance, meet and greet at the airport, detailed Itinerary Book, Local Operator sim card (to charge)
What not included: transport, fuel, equipment for camping, travel insurance and vehicle insurance, drinks, personal effects, international flights, not specified meals.

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