7 Days Swakopmund, Cape Cross, Damaraland and Twyfelfontein Tour (Lodging)

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7 Days Swakopmund, Cape Cross, Damaraland and Twyfelfontein Tour (Lodging)

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  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Max People : 26
  • Min Age : 10+

Introduction

This 7 Days Lodging tour is the best of Cape Cross, part of the Coastal City, and unique paintings in Damaraland. This safari combines the Cape cross seals colony, it’s a reserve sanctuary for world’s largest breeding colony of Cape fur seals and Swakopmund which is the coastal city in Namibia, west of the capital, Windhoek which sandy beaches face the Atlantic Ocean with its breath taking sandy dunes. Lastly in Damaraland you will do elephant trekking, visit the living museum of the Damara tribe and unique rock paintings (white lady painting) in Twyfelfontein.

Includes

  • Qualified professional driver guide
  • Vehicle / fuel Park entrance fees as
  • per itinerary Passenger liability
  • 15% VAT 2% tourism levy Airport
  • transfers Accommodation
  • Breakfast and Dinner for the Client
  • If Driver needed it can be arranged

Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks at lodges and on road
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Tips for tour guides
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Items not mentioned in the itinerary
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Itinerary

Day 1: Hotel Pension A La Mer, Swakopmund (361.4)

The tour will start in Windhoek you will be picked up at your hotel or guesthouse so you should be ready early in the morning. Guest will depart to Swakopmund early morning at around 08:00. It’s about 3 hour drive to Swakopmund where you will be sleeping for 2 night once you have arrived, you will have lunch and afterward go visit the Museum and Aquarium.

  • Activities included Visit Museum and Aquarium
  • Optional excluded activities: Sky diving & Desert living museum tour

Overnight & Hotel Pension A La Mer or similar

Day 2: Hotel Pension A La Mer, Swakopmund

After breakfast you will go to the dunes for a sand boarding and quad biking activity dinner at one of the local restaurants in Swakopmund.

  • Included activities are quad biking, sand boarding
  • Optional activities are boat cruise, air balloon safari, World’s Oldest Desert

Overnight & Hotel Pension A La Mer or similar      

Basis

Bed, Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3: Cape Cross Lodge, Cape Cross (123.2km)

In the morning you depart to Cape Cross where you will be spending for two night which is best known for its extraordinary breeding colony of Cape fur seals and has been made a reserve. With the abundance of fish swimming in the cold Benguela current, the seals have plenty to snack on, and they also enjoy lying and playing out in the sun.

  • Activities included excursions to Cape Cross Seal Colony and Lichen Fields Museum and Art Gallery visits

Overnight & Cape Cross Lodge or similar

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

Day 4: Cape Cross Lodge, Cape Cross

After breakfast you can further go hang out with the seals or you can visit Excursions to Shipwrecks, Excursions to Messum Volcanic Crater, and excursions to Valley of the Welwitschia and Eco-friendly tours into the Namib Desert if you have not gotten time to see it when you arrived
Excluded Optional Activities: Excursions to Shipwrecks, Messum Crater, seal and salt crystals tours, coastal angling, and boat cruises

Overnight & Cape Cross Lodge or similar

Basis
Bed and Breakfast

Day 5: Twyfelfontein Country Lodge, Twyfelfontein (299.2km)

You depart to Twyfelfontein the World Heritage Site with famous rock engravings on the search of the elusive desert-adapted elephants. As you continue deeper into Damaraland, the landscape becomes increasingly dramatic. You should reach your accommodation. Enjoy another breathtaking sunset with a refreshing drink. 

Included activities

See the Petrified Forest or marvel at the Organ Pipes and Vingerklip

Guided Hiking Trails.

Twyfelfontein rock engravings

Geological rock formations bearing witness of a time long gone

Overnight & Twyfelfontein Country Lodge or similar

Day 6: Damara Mopane Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia, Damaraland (120.8km)

You depart to Damaraland in the early morning because of the activities in search of the illusive desert-adapted elephants. The hot part of the day is spent at the lodge or campsite. We recommend a visit to the Damara Living Museum in the afternoon where you will have a unique experience of historic Damara culture.
 

  • Included activities Elephant trekking, visiting the Damara Living Museum, visit, Bushman rock art sites at Twyfelfontein and the Brandberg Massif lastly Explore Spitzkoppe or take pictures from far away

Overnight & Damara Mopane Lodge

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

 

Day 7: Back to Windhoek

Clients have breakfast, pack up and drive back to Windhoek on this last day of the tour.

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    1. A 30 % non-refundable deposit of the full amount due is required to confirm any reservation and is to be done by the agent or client by fax or e-mail.
    2. The Company must receive the balance of the contract price no later than 60 Days prior to departure.
    3. If the Company does not receive the full contract price 45 days before the departure date, the Company may cancel the reservation and retain whatever deposit or other funds it has already received from the client or his agent.
    4. The payment can be done via Bank Transfer or Paypal into Enrico’s Tours and Safaris
    5. Differences due to currency fluctuations will not be accepted.
    6. Namibian Dollar is not an international trading currency and will encounter larger handling fees due to conversions
    7. Any cancellation of a confirmed booking must be done in writing (email) to the Company.
    8. If the booking is canceled, the following fees apply relative to the amount of notice given:
       60 Days before the tour 80% refundable of the amount paid
       45 days before 50% of the invoiced amount refunded
       15 or less days: No refund
    9. If a booking is changed to an earlier date than originally reserved, the Company will endeavor to change it. But if changed to a further date there will be a charge of 5% on invoice value.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1.What is special about Swakopmund?

Swakopmund is a beach resort and characterized by German colonial architecture. The city was founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South West Africa. Buildings in the city include the Altes Gefängnis, a prison designed by Heinrich Bause in 1909.

2.Is Walvis Bay bigger than Swakopmund?

Walvis Bay is the second-most populous city and the largest coastal city in Namibia. Walvis Bay’s population is about 63,000 people. Swakopmund is the third-most populous city in Namibia and the capital of the Erongo administrative district, home to about 45,000 people.

3.What language is spoken in Swakopmund?

Swakopmund is roughly a four-hour drive from Windhoek. The city is serviced by an airport which can accommodate small aircraft. German, Afrikaans and English are the predominant languages spoken. Swakopmund is considered more expensive than other Namibian cities.

4.Can you drink tap water in Swakopmund?

Tap water is generally very safe in Namibia, even though the taste varies. It is especially pure when it comes from lodge or farm boreholes.

5.What is the historical significance of Cape Cross?

Cape Cross offers two highlights: Firstly a historical landmark where Diego Cão set foot on land in 1485 as the first european. Secondly a very large cape fur colony including deafening shouts und heavy smells.

6.How many seals does Cape Cross have?

Cape Cross Nature Reserve is the largest Cape fur seal colony in the world. During the breeding season in November and December, there may be up to 210 000 seals at Cape Cross.

7.How did Cape Cross get its name?

It is home to one of the largest Cape Fur Seal colonies in the world. It derives its name from the padrão (stone cross) that was initially erected by Diogo Cão in 1486.

8.How long do Cape seals live?

Cape fur seals can live up to 21 years. Males reached sexual maturity at 4-5 years of age but normally don’t start breeding until 8-13 years of age and the females reached sexual maturity at 3-4 years of age.

9.Why Twyfelfontein was considered a heritage site?

The site forms a coherent, extensive and high-quality record of ritual practices relating to hunter-gatherer communities in this part of southern Africa over at least 2,000 years, and eloquently illustrates the links between the ritual and economic practices of hunter-gatherers.

10.Where is Twyfelfontein located in Namibia?

Twyfelfontein is situated in the southern Kunene Region of Namibia, an area formerly known as Damaraland. The site lies on the banks of the Aba Huab River in the Huab valley of the Mount Etjo formation.

11.Why visit Damaraland?

The Damaraland is an area of geological wonder, ancient rock art and beautiful, wild landscapes. It’s also home to one of Africa’s largest populations of free-roaming black rhinos and Namibia’s famous desert elephants.

12.How did the Damara people make a living?

Prior to 1870 the hunter-gatherer Damara occupied most of central Namibia they used to practice pastoralism with sheep and cattle, but were also agriculturalist planting pumpkins, corn, tobacco.

13.What are the beliefs of the Damara people?

The Damaran just like the Sān believed in communal ownership of land meaning that no individual owned land as God had given land to everyone. Thus, rather than one person owning good grazing land and another seeking out an existence, all would live in harmony.

14.What are the traditional houses in Damara?

The Damara have traditionally built mud houses as a source of shelter and these houses are built with sticks that are then plastered with cattle dung and sand mixture.

15.What makes Damaras unique?

Their original culture was a mixture of an archaic hunter-gatherer culture and herders of cattle, goats and sheep. Due to their loose social structures the Damara were not able to defend themselves against aggressors during the colonization of Namibia.

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