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Kruger & Namibia Upgraded

16 days, Johannesburg to Windhoek

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Dramatic scenery and epic adventure abound on this 16-day journey through the best of Southern Africa. Discover the abundance of wildlife in the Greater Kruger area and feast on a traditional South African Braai. Take the time to leave footprints on some of the world’s highest sand dunes, enjoy a safari drive in Etosha National Park, and stare in wonder at the magical night sky in the world’s oldest desert.

16 days

Johannesburg to Windhoek

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Trip Code: DSNJ

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Dramatic scenery and epic adventure abound on this 16-day journey through the best of Southern Africa. Discover the abundance of wildlife in the Greater Kruger area and feast on a traditional South African Braai. Take the time to leave footprints on some of the world’s highest sand dunes, enjoy a safari drive in Etosha National Park, and stare in wonder at the magical night sky in the world’s oldest desert.

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Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 14, avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

16 days

Johannesburg to Windhoek

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: DSNJ

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Itinerary

Day 1Johannesburg

Arrive at any time. Transfer to hotel. Enjoy a traditional South African braai (barbecue) welcome dinner.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Foodie Moment Traditional South Africa Braai (Barbecue)

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 2Johannesburg/Greater Kruger Area

Enjoy a scenic drive along the famed Panorama Route with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's Window. Continue to our tented camp located near the Kruger National Park and this evening enjoy a delicious South African dinner in the boma.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 3Kruger National Park

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive through Kruger National Park in an open vehicle. Take in views of the abundant wildlife including elephants, lions, and giraffe. In the late afternoon, return to the lodge where you can relax on the deck with views of the surrounding area.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Greater Kruger Area/Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Continue on to a private nature reserve in the Greater Kruger area. This afternoon, meet with a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project who will share fascinating information about their efforts to protect cheetahs and other carnivores. After, the researcher will join us on our evening wildlife safari drive.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Enjoy early morning and afternoon safari drives with our local guides, searching for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed "big five". In our down time, relax at the camp, take a walk around the grounds, or enjoy a cool drink on the deck.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Karongwe Private Game Reserve/Johannesburg

After one last wildlife safari drive, head back to the city. In the evening, enjoy dinner at our local guest house.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Johannesburg/Windhoek

Fly to Windhoek and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy free time to explore the Namibian capital this afternoon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Windhoek/Sesriem

Leave the Namibian capital behind and travel to Sesriem. Enter the breathtaking Namib-Naukluft National Park searching for the creatures that call this land home. Arrive at our lodge and unwind by the pool as the sun casts a fiery glow over the desert landscape.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 9Sesriem

Head out into one of Africa’s largest national parks and explore the Namib desert, the oldest desert in the world. Take pictures of camel thorn trees against the backdrop of massive dunes and visit the Sesriem Canyon.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 10Sesriem/Swakopmund

Pass through desert landscapes as the group travels towards the coastal city of Swakopmund and search for wildlife along the way. Embark on a 4x4 drive through the desert with a local and learn how the bushmen survived in this harsh environment.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 11Swakopmund

Take advantage of a free morning in Swakopmund and opt for a scenic flight over the Namib desert. Tour the Mondesa township with a local guide and visit the local market to learn about traditional foods. Then, visit an arts and crafts shop to speak with the locals and search for a special piece to take home. Tonight enjoy dinner at a family-run establishment.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 12Swakopmund/Palmwag

View some of Africa’s largest concentrations of petroglyphs in Twyfelfontein, which also happens to be Namibia’s first UNESCO World Heritage site. End today’s journey at our lodge in the Palmwag nature reserve.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 13Palmwag/Etosha National Park Area

Relax and unwind this morning at the lodge or opt to go on a guided walk into the reserve searching for desert-adapted creatures. Then, travel to Etosha National Park and settle into the lodge located just outside this wildlife sanctuary.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 14Etosha National Park Area

Etosha is home to some of the largest populations of lions, elephants, and other endangered species, which you will be able to search for on a full-day safari into the park. Eat lunch at one of the rest areas and take a swim to cool off before hopping back in the vehicle to continue looking for the wildlife that Africa is famous for.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 15Etosha National Park Area/Windhoek

Today, embark on a visit to the Cheetah Conservation Fund for a tour of the facility to learn about the conservation and outreach work being done to protect this magnificent animal. Enjoy a drive through the grounds to see some of the rehabilitated cheetahs before travelling back to Windhoek for your final night.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 16Windhoek

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Foodie Moment: Traditional South Africa Braai (Barbecue), Johannesburg
  • Arrival transfer
  • Panorama Route scenic drive
  • Kruger National Park and private nature reserve wildlife safari drives in open vehicles
  • Sossusvlei desert excursion
  • Desert excursion with a local
  • View the Twyfelfontein ancient petroglyphs
  • Full-day open-vehicle wildlife safari drive in Etosha
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Guest house (2 nts), hotel/lodge (9 nt), comfortable safari camp (2 nt), comfortable tent or chalets (2 nts)

Meals

15 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 12 dinners
Allow USD240-315 for meals not included.

Transportation

Air-conditioned touring vehicle, 4x4, open safari vehicle, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer), local guides/rangers.

Departures

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Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

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