EXPLORE Kglagadi Transfrontier Park and The Red Dune Kalahari, driving along dry Riverbeds and via Stampriet, to Spreetshoogte Pass, overlooking the Namib Desert.

Stay on the farm of Boesman of Sossus-on-foot and experience life-changing excursions  with him.

Visit Sossusvlei, Deadvlei and Sesriem Canyon

Experince the Tiras Mountains and stay on the Koiimasis Ranch

Experience the Wild Horses of Klein Aus Vista and Kolmanskop nearLuderitz.

Highlights: Kglagadi, Spreetshoogte Pass, Excursion with Boesman in the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Wild Horses of Klein Aus Vista, Kolmanskop and Luderitz. Fish River Canyon and the Orange River overlooking the Richtersveld Mountains.

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Day 1: Upington Airport - Askham

Pick up of passengers at Cape Town International Airport or Upington Airport.

Meet self-drive at Molopo Lodge, near Askham

As soon as we see the first red dunes outside Upington, we know the Kalahari and Red Dunes are waiting for us. Upington is our last stop near ‘civilization’ before we drive into the red-dune Kalahari in the direction of Askham. Refreshments on the stoep of Molopo Lodge, before we leave to overnight at Dreghorn Game Farm.

Accommodation: Game Farm Chalets

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘Braai’ (DB&B)

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Day 2

We depart early and drive along the ancient Molopo river-bed to The Kglagadi Transfrontier Park. Brunch at a picnic site.

Game watching while we drive to Nossob Campsite.

Overnight: Nossob Campsite  – Camping with ablutions or upgrade to chalet

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘Braai’ (DB&B)

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Day 3

At leisure with game drives or relaxing at the camp waterhole

Overnight: Nossob Campsite  – Camping with ablutions or upgrade to chalet

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘Braai’ (DB&B)

 

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Day 4: Nossob to Mata Mata Camp

We leave for Mata Mata, while game watching with beautiful Kalahari scenery.

Overnight: Mata Mata Campsite – Camping with ablutions or upgrade to chalet

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘Braai’(DB&B)

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Day 5: Mata Mata Camp to Mariental

We leave after a leisurely breakfast in camp and drive all along the dry Olifants River bed via Gochas to Stampriet. We visit Anib Kalahari Lodge for a drink in their Kalahari Bar, before we leave for Koha Guest Farm near Mariental

Accommodation: Guest Farm – Chalets (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘Braai’

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Day 6: Mariental to Bushmen’s Guest Farm

After breakfast we drive via Kalkrand and turn left on D1254, following the back-roads via Lepel to Spreetshoogte Pass. The Pass connects the Namib Desert with the Khomas Highland and is the steepest pass in Namibia with spectacular views of the adjacent Namib Desert.

Accommodation: Boesman’s Camp – Chalets (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 7

Excursion with Boesman, driving a circular route along a dry Riverbed to visit petrified dunes on his farm, with a picnic brunch. Relaxing afternoon at the camp, overlooking a waterhole.

Accommodation: Boesman’s Camp – Chalets (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 8

Today we have an early start to reach the red dunes before sunrise. Visit Sossus Vlei and Dead Vlei. The Red Dunes are an unbelievable sight during early mornings. Afterwards we visit Sesriem Canyon in die Naukluft Park, and climb down the few steps into the Canyon. Eco Ventures Brunch at Dead Vlei (included)

Accommodation: Little Sossus Camp – Camping (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 9

Drive along the Naukluft Park and into Tiras Mountains to Aus. The Tiras Mountains is magnificent with colors changing all the time. Look out for Rhino and Zebra’s. We stop for a picnic breakfast along the way under a huge Camel Thorn Tree. Along the most scenic road in Namibia D707 to Klein Aus Vista.

Landscapes of granite mountains, dry riverbeds and sweeping plains awaits us on our way to Aus. Our destination borders on the Nama Karoo, and to the north on the dune sea of the Namib, where the Wild Horses roam.

Accommodation: Klein Aus Vista – Geistersclucht Cabin and camping (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 10

Today we drive through the ancient Namib Desert to Luderitz.

We visit Kolmanskop, the Ghost Town and walk along the waterfront at Luderitz. Lunch in town at a seaside restaurant (own account)

Relaxing afternoon after a  stop at the View Point and waterhole, is always worthwhile!. Visit the concentration camp ruins just outside of Aus and explore the Eagle View Trail and war trenches.

Accommodation: Klein Aus Vista – Geistersclucht Cabin and camping (DB&B)

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 11

Klein Aus Vista via Seeheim to Canyon RoadHouse. We stop for breakfast at Alte Kalkoven and a visit to the Lithops Project Nursery.

We leave after breakfast at Alte Kalkofen and drive along the B4 to Seeheim Hotel and via Holoog, to Canyon Roadhouse.

Accommodation: Canyon RoadHouse Camping – with ablutions

Dinner: Eco Ventures ‘braai’

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Day 12

After breakfast we drive to the Hobas view point, overlooking the oldest Canyon in the world, The Fish River Canyon. We drive along the edge and explore the surroundings of The Fish River Canyon. Scenic drive to Norotshama River Lodge on the banks of the Orange River.

Accommodation: Norotshama River Resort Luxury rooms (B&B)

Dinner: Lodge Restaurant (own account)

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Day 13

We leave after an early breakfast via Noordoewer Border Post.

Back in South Africa and our drive home – arrive CPT Airport by 17:00

Included  | We provide

ACCOMMODATION – Combination of TENTS AND CHALETS/LODGE

We provide camping gear:  Dome tents 3m x3m x 1.82m high- go together with a light, a stretcher, mattress and bedside table.
Upgrade to chalets, with no camping is available

MEALS – Our fully equipped BUSH kitchen (including crockery, cutlery and coffee mugs) will treat you with a hearty breakfast that varies from continental to bacon/boerewors and eggs.
Dinner is always around a camp fire – South African Braai/Potjie experiences and homecooked meals like bobotie. Always accompanied by fresh salad and vegetables.

COFFEE Station – tea and coffee are yours to enjoy in camp – with early morning homemade rusks

ICE Bucket is ready before Wine O’Clock for sundowners.

Support Vehicle with Guides and 2-way radios

Excluded – With Own Transport

  • Own 4×4 Vehicle or 2×4 with good ground clearance and off-road tyres.
  • Alcoholic beverages/ refreshments, drinking water and snacks. 
  • Fuel, Park Entry fees, Road tax, and Restaurant meals as per itinerary. 
  • Sleeping bag, pillow and your own camp chairs.

YOUR ESSENTIAL LIST AS PASSENGER WITH ECO VENTURES
– Transport in Double Cab 4×4 Vehicle
– Sleeping bag, pillow and alcoholic beverages/refreshments and your own snacks.
– Park entry fees and restaurant meals as per itinerary.

Highlights:

  • Kglagadi,
  • Spreetshoogte Pass,
  • Excursion with Boesman in the Namib Desert,
  • Sossusvlei,
  • Wild Horses of Klein Aus Vista,
  • Kolmanskop and Luderitz.
  • Fish River Canyon and the Orange River overlooking the Richtersveld Mountains.
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