Cross Border

Route F

 

 

 

 

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0 Departure home    
1 Arrival Windhoek A driver will pick you up from the airport and bring you to your accommodation in the city center. Today you will have time to relax. Windhoek church
2 Rehoboth Close to Rehoboth, there is a small private park situated near a beautiful lake. Here will be your first experience with African nature and its wildlife. There are different kinds of antelopes, zebra’s, ostrich and giraffes. A very nice park to start with and you can even do safe hiking in between these wild animals. Lake Oanob
3 Kalahari The Namibian Kalahari is a special semi-desert. Enjoy the beautiful grassy red sand dunes. It is a lovely area to hike or make a game / nature drive​​. Kalahari
4 Sossusvlei Absolutely one of the highlights of your holiday is a visit to the Sossusvlei with huge red sand dunes. The sunrise and sunset are magical. Do not forget to bring a visit to Deadvlei. On the white clay pan there are acacia trees that seem petrified, though this is not the case, they are scorched by the sun. Because the area is very dry, the trees do not decompose. Sossusvlei
Deadvlei
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6 Coast One cannot miss a stay at the wonderful coast of the Atlantic Ocean, full of seals, pelicans, dolphins and even some penguins. The beach seems to run smoothly into the desert. You are staying in an old German city. Along the way you have the possibility to see the Welwitschia, a special desert plant, with only 2 leaves, which can grow as old as 1000 years. Swakopmund
Swakopmund Jetty
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8 Brandberg / Cape Cross After your time at the coast you will visit Damaraland. You will drive towards Brandberg where the rock painting of the “White Lady" can be found and the Numas canyon with rock paintings and a fresh water spring. Make definitely a stop at Cape Cross. Cape Cross is famous for its seal colony. You can simply follow your ears and nose to this spectacle in the water and on the shore. You will see seals as far as you can see. Brandberg
9 Twijfelfontein At Twijfelfontein (spring of doubt), there are San rock paintings. Twijfelfontein is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. A must is to visit the rock paintings with a guide.  You can make a stopover on your way to the north. Twijfelfontein
10 Kaokoland This is a beautiful trip to a German fort in Damaraland, which is settled in between traditional African huts. In the shade of this fort you can have a drink or diner at the cosy bar. It could be that local people from the surrounding village are going to sing some songs for you. Kaokoland Fort Sesfontein
11 Himbas You are traveling further through Kaokoland. The north of Namibia is magnificent and seems to be unchanged for the last hundreds of years. You will see traditional Himba villages and the special traditionally dressed people, which seem to come from another era. You will also see Herero ladies with their traditional Victorian dresses. From here you can visit a local Himba village. Kaokoland
Kaokoland Himba
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13 Cheetah Farm On a farm near Kamanjab, the owner is keeping rescued cheetahs. On the premises near the house, there are some tame cheetahs. On a large piece of land there are a lot more of them, which are not tame at all. You can join a tour to feed the animals, a very exciting experience. Cheetah
14 Etosha NP Etosha National Park really has everything to offer. The predators are well represented: lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs. You can see the African elephant, different antelopes, warthogs, ostriches en many other animals. During daytime you can drive through the park, there are an endless number of possible roads. In the evening you can spot the game near your accommodation at the floodlit waterhole. Etosha Elephants
Etosha Oryx
15 Etosha NP
16 Etosha NP
17 Bushmen From Grootfontein you can visit the Bushmen. This is the time to get to know the culture and habits of the 'San' tribe. Bushmen
18 Divundu Arriving at the Caprivi-Strip you have time to visit the national parks that are not yet discovered by mass tourism. The Popa falls are around the corner. Listen and see the hippos in the Okavango river. Caprivi Divundu
Hippo Caprivi
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20 Kasane Kasane is the entrance to Chobe NP. At the Chobe river you will find an overwhelming flora en fauna. You can spend several days here easily. Chobe Riverfront can be visited by car as well as by boat. From Kasane you can also make a (organized) day trip to the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe/Zambia: a visit to this wonder of the worlds is highly recommended. Chobe Lions
Victoria Falls
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22 Kasane
23 Kongola The tour will continue to the wettest part of the Caprivi, you will imagine you are in the Okavango Delta, a green and lush area. It is a green area with many birds and other animals such as elephants and water buffalo. Obviously it is also the habitat of giant crocodiles. Caprivi Water Buffalo
24 Rundu From Rundu, located at the Okavango river you can see Angola. Because of this river the area is covered with bushes and an abundance of birds. Do not forget to take your binoculars. Enjoy a stunning sunset of discover more about the local habits by visiting a village nearby. Rundu Okavango River
25 Waterberg Plateau Waterberg Plateau is plateau of sandstone, 150 m above the surrounding landscape. The diversity of trees and savannah bushes makes it a beautiful place to stay. More so, because it is known for its special and endangered species, like the sable and roan antelope and the black and white rhino. There are several walking trails so you can discover this area by foot. Waterberg Plateau
26 Windhoek The end of your trip is approaching and you will drive back to Windhoek. Windhoek is a nice town to walk around, go shopping, visit some museums or buy the last souvenirs. Make sure you end your trip festively at one of the many nice restaurants! Windhoek city
27 Departure Windhoek A driver will pick you up from your accommodation and bring you to the airport with a head full of beautiful memories.  
28 Arrival home