A wild trip to Africa: NAMIBIA (MAF#8)
Half board. Departure by road to the north passing through Okahandja and Otjiwarongo. In Okahandja we visit the Mbangura Market. In the afternoon departure in our own tour vehicle for a short safari in Etosha N.P. . Dinner at the lodge.
Half board. Depart for Damaraland region, where you can enjoy the volcanic landscape with amazing geological formations. On the way you will enjoy an excursion to see the “Himba” and learn about their way of life. In the afternoon departure for an excursion in the dry river banks of Damaraland in search of the Desert Elephants. Dinner at the lodge.
Half board. Departure by road to the Kruger Area through the province of Mpumalanga. En route we will be able to see Bourke’s Luck Potholes in the Blyde River Canyon (visits subject to weather conditions). Dinner at the lodge.
Breakfast at the lodge. Return by road to Johannesburg. Panoramic tour of the main monuments of the political capital. Departure from Johannesburg airport by plane to Cape Town.
Amy Meets – An African Journey Through a Child’s Eyes
Where it is located on the map – As its name suggests, it is located entirely in southern Africa. From its northern border, it is bounded from west to east by the following countries: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The oceans surrounding the country are the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The southernmost point of Africa is called Cape Agulhas (Cape Agulhas), where both oceans meet.
Capital and main cities – Interestingly, South Africa has 3 capitals. Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa, Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital. As for its main cities, they are: Johannesburg (5 905 552 inhabitants), Cape Town (4 713 576 inhabitants), Pretoria (3 862 352 inhabitants), Durban (3 793 580 inhabitants), Port Elizabeth (967 677 inhabitants), Bloemfontein (463 064 inhabitants), Nelspruit (110 159 inhabitants) and Kimberley (225 160 inhabitants).
Nelson Mandela – Nelson Mandela’s role in South Africa was fundamental. He was president of the country from 1994 to 1999 and transformed South Africa completely. He made South Africa a multicultural country, full of color. He was the father of the Rainbow Nation. For all his achievements and dedication to the peaceful union of the country and acceptance of all races, he became an example to the whole world. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
History of NAMIBIA in 11 minutes – El Mapa de Sebas
Airport taxes are included in the price per person from 490 euros calculated on 06/01/22 for departures with Turkish Airlines, British Airways Comair and Mackair (Okavango Delta flight).
The realization of this trip requires the participation of a minimum of 9 people. If this minimum is not reached, the agency has the right to cancel the trip up to 20 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF THE TRIP, in which case the traveler will be refunded the full amount previously paid.
Already in our truck, we cross South Africa to Calvinia, a typical Afrikaans village. We stayed in old restored houses with period furniture and lots of charm, a trip to the 19th century! Hotel.
We enter the mythical Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, a little visited park that hides a real jewel of desert landscapes, famous for its predators: black-maned lions, leopards and cheetahs. Camping.
Following the dry riverbeds of the Nossob and Auob we will search for meerkats and elusive desert wildlife. Its red sands, dry river beds and sparse vegetation will provide great photographic opportunities. Lodge.
South Africa and Namibia Route by Car
On the other hand, Etosha National Park and Damaraland are some of the top wildlife viewing destinations in South Africa, full of African animals, especially rhinos and elephants. Safaris, whale watching in the Atlantic and climbing the red dunes of the Namib Desert; a trip to Namibia puts these opportunities at your fingertips.
Known for its expansive sand dunes, Namibia is home to a variety of natural wonders and is a must-see paradise for nature photographers. Rivers and wetlands contrast with the grassy plains of the Kalahari, while wildlife-rich coastal attractions such as Walvis Bay offer visitors the opportunity to meet colonies of sea lions and pods of dolphins.
If you get the chance to climb ‘Big Daddy’, one of the largest sand dunes, you will be rewarded with spectacular views and a brilliant sense of achievement. Wildlife lovers will be drawn to Etosha National Park during a Namibia vacation.