Explore Namaqualand, the Richtersveld and Namibia with Mpafa.
Namaqualand, Richtersveld & southern Namibia Have you seen Namaqualand in bloom? Have you breathed in the vastness of the Richtersveld? Have you peered into the depths of the Fish River Canyon or seen the deserted buildings of Kolmanskop and Pomona? Join
TOUR INFO Date: 20 – 29 August 2018 How long? 10 days, 9 nights Starting point? Kamieskroon, Namaqualand End point? Aussenkehr, Namibia Accommodation? Formal en suite accommodation Rate: R19 650 per adult. Single supplement additional 30 %.
WHAT TO BRING • A vehicle with diff lock – a 4x2 with high ground clearance will do the trick (fuel and border fees are for your own account) • Drinks and snacks • Camping chairs • Your passport ADVENTURE ITINERARY DAY 1: The tour starts near Kamieskroon. We’ll explore the Skilpad section of the Namaqua National Park, famous for its daisies. DAY 2: We drive the back roads of the West Coast and visit a shipwreck at Hondeklipbaai before turning north. Our overnight stop is at McDougall’s Bay, near Port Nolloth. DAY 3: After breakfast we leave for the Richtersveld. We pass through the villages of Lekkersing, Eksteenfontein and Kuboes. We stay two nights at Sendelingsdrift on the Orange River. DAY 4: We spend the day in the beautiful Richtersveld National Park. DAY 5: We cross the border into Namibia by ferry over the Orange River and drive via the mining town of Rosh Pinah to Aus where we’ll look for the wild horses. DAY 6: It’s only 100 km to the deserted Kolmanskop, where a local guide takes us through this mining ghost town. After lunch we explore Lüderitz. DAY 7: You have the option to visit the Sperrgebiet, Pomona and the impressive Bogenfels rock arch – at an additional cost. Or you can spend the day in Lüderitz. DAY 8: We leave the coast behind and drive inland towards the Fish River Canyon, stopping at the Hobas viewpoint to watch the sunset. DAY 9: After a few hours at Ai-Ais Hot Springs, we head to the Norotshama resort on the banks of the Orange River. DAY 10: After breakfast it’s time to say goodbye.