Namibia Suggested Itineraries
 
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11 day Namibian highlights - whether you choose to drive yourselves, have a private guided tour or fly to your destinations, this itinerary will take you to the best of Namibia's beautiful landscapes.

Namibia Tour - Jewels of Namibia map
 
Suitable for 2 - 4 people.
 
Let Namibia’s luxury indulge you and discover the Jewels of Namibia. Be unwound by the endless desert plains and untouched landscapes. The surreal dunes at Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei will amaze every adventurer. Discover unique UNESCO and RAMSAR World Heritage sites and the ancient Damara culture. Experience great Wildlife encounters in the Etosha National Park. 
 
Cost for 11 day Self-drive Namibian Highlights Tour Per person sharing Single Supplement*
01 November 2018 - 31 May 2019 NAD56,510 NAD15,190
01 June 2019 - 30 June 2019 NAD57,805 NAD15,590
01 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 NAD63,070 NAD16,965
 
Cost for 11 day Private Guided Namibian Highlights Tour Per person sharing Single Supplement*
01 November 2018 - 30 June 2019 NAD116 500 NAD17 050
01 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 NAD126 400 NAD18 600
 
Cost for 11 day Flying Namibian Highlights Tour Per person sharing Single Supplement*
01 November 2018 - 30 June 2019 NAD137,700 NAD17 050
01 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 NAD145,100 NAD18,600

* Single supplement is for singles travelling with other people (or 2 singles) - minimum 2 people.
 
Day 1: NAMIB RAND NATURE RESERVE (370 km)
We travel west down the Namibian escarpment to the Namib Desert, the oldest desert on Earth. The luxury chalet of our lodge, nestled on the dunes in the heart of the 200’000 hectare NamibRand nature reserve, is set against a backdrop of unparalleled beauty and provides the perfect base from which to explore vast stretches of awe-inspiring nature. In the afternoon we can undertake a guided sundowner drive, before returning to our accommodation for dinner.

Wolwedans Dune Lodge – Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 2: NAMIB RAND NATURE RESERVE
We enjoy the entire day on the Namib Rand Nature Reserve. Activities offered consist of nature drives on the private property or scenic guided walks. Our specialist guide brings us close and explains to us in detail the flora and fauna found in this untouched environment, home to specially adapted animal species such as oryx, springbok, giraffe and even leopard.

Wolwedans Dune Lodge – Fully Inclusive
 
Day 3: SOSSUSVLEI (90 km)
We have the option of enjoying a hot-air ballooning experience over the breathtaking landscape of the Namib Desert, after which we enjoy breakfast in the midst of the dune landscape. Afterwards we travel the short distance to our lodge, situated directly on the border to the Namib Naukluft Park.

Kulala Desert Lodge – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 4: SWAKOPMUND (450 km)
The first rays of sunrise paint the mountains of sand into a variety of apricot, red and orange, contrasted against a crisp blue skyline, enrapturing our senses, and providing an perfect opportunity to capture this awesome landscape on film. You will be astonished by the surreal Deadvlei, surrounded by the highest dunes and Sossusvlei, where the mostly dry Tsauchab River ends abruptly amongst majestic dunes. Take the opportunity to walk up one of these dunes to admire the desert landscape beneath. Leaving the majestic dune landscape behind, we travel via towering mountain ranges, rugged canyons, endless desert plains and the Welwitschia Plains to Swakopmund. After our arrival in this idyllic coastal town we have some leisure time at our disposal. Dinner is enjoyed in one of the excellent restaurants the coastal town has to offer.

Strand Hotel – Breakfast
 
Day 5: SWAKOPMUND
This day promises both relaxation and adventure. On a marine cruise on the calm waters of the Walvis Bay peninsula, we enjoy interaction with cape fur seals, dolphins, leather back turtles and maybe even whales and orka’s, whilst sipping cold sparkling wine and savouring the taste of fresh oysters and snacks. The afternoon is at leisure. Swakopmund offers a wide variety of activities including scenic flights, quad biking, dune boarding, desert explorations and much more.

Strand Hotel – Breakfast
 
Day 6: DAMARALAND (440 km)
Departing northwards along the Atlantic Ocean we have the option of visiting the Cape Cross Seal Reserve, home to some 100 000 Cape Fur Seals. Alternatively we proceed directly inland past the majestic Brandberg Mountain (Namibia’s highest peak) into Damaraland, one of the most geologically diverse and untouched wilderness areas in Africa. The area has free-roaming game such as Hartman’s Mountain zebra, giraffe, springbok, black rhino and desert elephant, the latter two being extremely rare and endangered. Our luxurious lodge (translated meaning “The place of God”) is situated in the midst of huge granite boulders with awesome views of the surrounding terrain.

Mowani Mountain Camp – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 7: ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK (380 km)
After breakfast, we have the option of visiting Southern Africa’s largest open-air museum at Twyfelfontein. This World Heritage site has more than 2500 different rock engravings from when the Bushmen inhabited this land some 6000 years ago. Before we travel on towards the Etosha National Park you can optionally visit the Petrified Forest. After the visit we travel north to the Etosha National Park, home to an amazing 114 different game as well as 340 different bird species.
 
Ongava Lodge – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 8: ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK (200 km)
After breakfast we enjoy a full day game drive in the Etosha National Park in our own rental vehicle, travelling from west to east. With its 114 different animal and 340 different bird species, this park belongs to the world’s most diverse wildlife parks, and promises to be an unforgettable game experience. Our lodge, built like a huge fortress into the midst of the African Bush borders onto the park with views onto the frequented Fisher’s Pan from the deck.
 
Onguma Game Reserve – Breakfast, Dinner
 
Day 9: ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK (200 km)
This morning we again enter the park by open vehicle for an AM game drive. The entire morning is devoted purely to the abundant wildlife found in the Etosha National Park, which surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan. The park is home to 4 of the Big Five - elephant, lion, leopard and rhino – its waterholes supporting a rich diversity of birds and mammals, including rare species such as black-faced impala, roan, cheetah, and Namibia’s smallest antelope, the Damara dik-dik. In the afternoon we enjoy a Sundowner drive on the Ongava Game Reserve.

Onguma Game Reserve – Fully Inclusive

Day 10: AFRICAT FOUNDATION (360 km)
After breakfast, we proceed south to the home of the AfriCat Foundation. You can witness some of the foundations work, which is committed to researching and rehabilitating Namibia's threatened wild cat populations. With the abundance of animal and bird life and spectacular scenery, Okonjima is a photographer's paradise. Activities include cheetah or leopard tracking, a leopard feed, a bushman walk or the night feeds of nocturnal wildlife.

Okonjima Bush Camp – Breakfast, Dinner
 
Day 11: DEPARTURE (220 km)
Start the day with a scenic morning walk, and, after a leisurely breakfast, return to Windhoek where you will arrive in the early afternoon.
Breakfast
 
DAY  ACCOMMODATION  MEAL BASIS  ACTIVITIES  KM 
1 Wolwedans Dune Lodge Lunch, Dinner Sundowner activity with the lodge 370
2 Wolwedans Dune Lodge Fully Inclusive Nature drive on Namib Rand Nature Reserve  
3 Kulala Desert Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Optional hot-air ballooning in the morning, PM Nature Drive with the lodge 90
4 Strand Hotel Breakfast AM Sossusvlei excursion with the lodge, Welwitschia Plains & Moon Landscape ( Optional ) 450
5 Strand Hotel Breakfast Marine Cruise in the waters off Walvis Bay 75
6 Mowani Mountain Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Optional visit to the Cape Cross seal reserve, Visit to Twyfelfontein, Organ pipes, Burnt Mountain 440
7 Ongava Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Game drive in the afternoon on the Ongava Reserve 380
8 Onguma Game Reserve Breakfast, Dinner PM Sundowner Drive on Onguma Reserve 300
9 Onguma Game Reserve Fully Inclusive AM game drive into Etosha National Park Afternoon sundowner drive on the property of Onguma 300
10 Okonjima Bush Camp Fully Inclusive Big cat activities as offered at the lodge 360
11 Tour ends in Windhoek Breakfast Optional morning walk 220
   
Alternative accommodation may be used.
 
Please note the following up-grades & extensions can be booked at a surcharge:
1) Day 7 - Serra Cafema Extension ( 2 Day Package)
Pick-up / Drop-off: Mowani Mountain Camp
This camp is in an amazing location on the banks of the Kunene River. Explore the remote Hartmann’s Valley and Marienfluss by 4x4, and one of Africa’s most remote areas rivers by boat, with expert guides from the Camp.
 
2) Day 7 - Okahirongo River Camp Extension ( 2 Day Package)
Pick-up / Drop-off: Mowani Mountain Camp
Okahirongo River Camp is an eco-friendly lodge build on a sweeping ridge and opening up to breath-taking views of the Kunene River. Excellent service, delicious African-Italian cuisine and exquisite South-African wines will around your stay and make Okahirongo River Camp a most memorable safari experience.
 
3) Day 7 – Optional Upgrade to Little Ongava

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