NAMIB DESERT TOURS, Full-Day and Half-Day Tours from Swakopmund, Namibia

NAMIB DESERT TOURS, Full-Day and Half-Day Tours from Swakopmund, Namibia

This is the description of the 7-hour Desert Tour:

We travel through one of the oldest deserts in the world and find ourselves surrounded by the rugged and rocky scenery of the Namib Desert. Experience the "Ringing Stones" and the fascinating plants of the Namib, for example the remarkable Welwitschia Plant, a living fossil which is only found in this geographical area. With a bit of luck, one can see Springbok, Klipspringer. Steenbok, Baboon, Ostriches, Ruppels Korhaan and Trac-Trac Chat. After a lunch break we drive along the dry riverbed of the Swakop Valley and pass the Oasis "Goanikontes". We close off this tour with a visit to the Shifting sand dunes near Swakopmund.

Please note: The 4-hour Desert Tour involves a shorter route and does not include a lunch break.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Namib Desert

Travel along the small-holdings on the northern bank of the Swakop River into the oldest desert of the world, the Namib Desert. Your guide will explain the origin of the Namib Desert and explain the geological and climatic conditions of this coastal desert. As we proceed further we leave every trace of civilisation behind and find ourselves surrounded by the rugged and rocky scene of the Namib Desert. Experience the "Ringing Stones" and the fascinating plants of the Namib, for example the indigenous Lithops, also known as the "Living Stones", as well as a variety of rare Lichens, and most of all, the remarkable Welwitschia plant, a living fossil which is only found in this geographical area. With a bit of luck, one can see Springbok, Klipspringer, Steenbok, Baboon, Ostriches, Ruppels Korhaan and the Trac-trac Chat.


Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Swakop River, Namibia

After a pleasant lunch break, we drive along the dry riverbed of the Swakop valley which is lined with Tamarisk, Prosopis and Ana trees. We pass Oasis "Goanikontes", enter the Namib Naukluft Park and view the "Moon Valley" from a vantage point. We close off this tour with a visit to the shifting sand dunes near Swakopmund.

Duration: 3 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 4 To 7 Hours
Start location: Farmhouse Deli, On the Mole Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our clients from their place of accommodation in Swakopmund, Namibia.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Bottled water - Clients have a choice between bottled water, Coca-Cola or fruit juice. The 7-hours Desert Tour includes light lunch packs.

Not Included

Facilities


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