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Cycling around Namibia is richly rewarding as you experience the ever changing landscapes; from coastal towns to mountain passes, sand dunes to salt flats. Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities are everywhere as you ride the quiet roads.
- Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Windhoek
Guide Price £1999
- Walvis Bay
- Etosha NP
Day 1 Windhoek
Arrive at any time to your hotel.
Day 2 Windhoek to Rooisand
Transfer to the top of the Kupferberg Pass to kick-start your cycling adventure. Descend along winding roads, past farms and local wildlife, before hitching a ride up to the Gamsberg Pass for one more descent.
Day 3 Rooisand to Sesriem
Cycle along gravel roads up and down rolling hills towards Solitaire. Enjoy the backdrop of red sand dunes and hopefully enjoy the opportunity to try the famed local apple crumble. After lunch, transfer to Sesriem.
Day 4 Namib Naukluft NP
Climb Dune 45 which stands amongst some of the highest sand dunes in the world and cycle back to Sesriem. This afternoon, visit the Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre to learn about a cheetah conservation project.
Day 5 Sesriem to Swakopmund
This morning cycle through the Namib Naukluft desert, keeping a look out for Ostritch, Springbok and Mountain Zebra. Later, continue to Swakopmund.
Day 6 Swakopmund
This morning, try your hand at fat-biking, modified bikes which make it possible to cycle over sand. On return to Swakopmund, the afternoon is free to enjoy optional activities such as quad-biking and sandboarding.
Day 7 Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe
Leave Swakopmund this morning for Spitzkoppe, an impressive granite structure that rises up from the surrounding gravel plains, and is sometimes known as the Matterhorn of Africa. Explore this beautiful area by bike and foot.
Day 8 Spitzkoppe to Etosha NP
Enjoy a relaxing morning before transferring to Etosha National Park for an afternoon game drive. Keep an eye out for the park’s varied wildlife including elephants, rhinos and lions. Back at camp, sit by the watering hole as the animals come to drink.
Day 9 Etosha NP
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Etosha, where you have the chance to see the big 5.
Day 10 Etosha NP to Otjiwa
Once out of the park gates, cycle approximately 50km along tarmac roads. After lunch, arrive at the oldest safari lodge in Namibia, Otjiwa. This afternoon, opt to go on an optional ride or relax at the camp.
Day 11 Otjiwa to Waterberg Pateau
This morning, cycle along the jeep tracks on the lookout for wildlife before transferring to your accommodation at the impressive red table mountain in Waterberg Plateau. This afternoon opt to join a walk on the Waterberg Plateau.
Day 12 Waterberg Plateau to Windhoek
Your tour ends upon arrival back in Windhoek.
Departs:Selected departures, Sep-Dec 2020 & Mar-May & Sep-Dec 2021.
- 7 nights camping and 4 nights simple accommodation
- 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 5 dinners
- Bike hire
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