A geologists dream! From lots of old stone formations to the highest standing dunes in the world, at
Sossusvlei as well as the old German colonial town of Lüderitz and the ghost town
Kolmanskuppe. Closed off with the rich animal world the Etosha Pan has to offer.
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Day 1: Windhoek
After arriving at Hosea Kutako International Airport, 40km outside Windhoek, we will welcome you and take you to your lodge for your first night. We can do some shopping and have a relaxing lunch while we finalise the last formalities of the tour. In the afternoon we do have a sunset tour through the city. .
Dinner will be at a cosy restaurant, serving tasty Namibian cuisine.
Day 2: Windhoek - Keetmanshoop
After a hearty breakfast we head towards Keetmanshoop and the beautiful Quivertree Forest. We set up our camp on the edge of the forest and go for a late afternoon walk.
A traditional Namibian "braai" will be served at dinner time.
Day 3: Keetmanshoop - Fish River (Roadhouse Lodge)
After packing up our camp we embark on a early morning drive towards the Fish River Canyon. On the way we stop at the Naute Dam for a quick break. Lunch will be at the Roadhouse Lodge, where we set up our camp for tonight. In the afternoon we drive to the Fish River Canyon to marvel at a spectacular sunset.
We arrive back at the campsite after dark and now we can enjoy a well deserved dinner at the restaurant.
Day 4: Fish River - Klein Aus Vista
Today we travel west towards the coast. While we drive, we see the changes in the habitat as well as the terrain as it falls towards see level. Our next destination is a well kept and cared for establishment on the edge of the Namib Desert. Here we set up our camp for the next two days.
Day 5: Klein Aus Vista - Lüderitz - Klein Aus Vista
After breakfast we get ready for a day of site seeing, driving and relaxation. We visit the town of Lüderitz and the ghost town Kolmanskuppe. On our way back to Aus, we stop at the “Horses of Garub” "The Wild Horses". Maybe we are lucky to see them. Dinner will be served around the fire.
Day 6: Klein Aus Vista - Sesriem/Sossusvlei
To leave early today is important. Our longest, yet most scenic route, takes us through the southern Namib towards Sesriem. We put up our camp and depart to visit a impressive conglomerate canyon, millions of years old, the Sesriem Canyon.
Day 7: Sesriem/Sossusvlei - Swakopmund
We have to get up before sunrise and drive into the highest dunes in the world, ranging up to 400m high. We arrive in time to see the sunrise over the dunes and experience some animal life in this part of the desert. After about two hours of walking around Sossusvlei, we leave back to Sesriem for a well deserved "brunch". From here we drive to Swakopmund. On the way we enjoy the vastness of the desert and the changes the country undergoes on the way towards the Atlantic ocean.
Day 8: Swakopmund - Namib Desert (Blutkuppe)
After breakfast we depart for the desert. On the way we see Welwitchias and other desert plants. We overnight at our favourite spot in the desert, with beautiful sunset and granite, around. A brisk walk takes us up the granite hill to have a view that's breath-taking. A quite evening is spend around the campfire with stars so close and vast, you will feel like you can pluck them from the sky.
Day 9: Namib Desert (Blutkuppe) - Ameib
Today we drive through the desert towards Karibib, Usakos and further to Ameib. Our campsite, where we set up for the next two days offers all facilities.
You can enjoy the afternoon while hiking around the campsite.
Day 10: Ameib
At sunrise we leave to visit "Philips Cave" and enjoy the beauty of the area. At lunch we will be back at the campsite and time can be spent laying at the pool and just soaking up the sun. In the afternoon we make a short drive to "Bulls Party" to enjoy another wonderful sunset.
Day 11: Ameib - Capricorn
After breakfast we drive towards Karibib for a look at semi-precious stones. We continue further to Omaruru for a taste of Namibian wine. After the wine and light lunch we depart for the Farm Capricorn, 40km north of Otjiwarongo. There you'll be met by the Kemp Family (your hosts in Namibia). A beautiful sunset and warm
Namibian Hospitality awaits you.
Day 12: Capricorn - Namutoni
After breaking up our camp we enjoy a relaxing breakfast and depart for Tsumeb via Otavi. Tsumeb is an old copper mine town in the north of Namibia. We have time to make a short visit to the mine museum. On our way to Etosha we stop over at Lake Otjikoto where we can enjoy a light lunch. We proceed further to our camp site in Etosha, Namutoni.
After setting up our camp, we will be out for our first game drive in the park.
Day 13: Namutoni - Okaukuejo
Getting up before sunrise, we have a cup of coffee and biscuits to leave with sunrise in order to see the night crawlers heading back to the dense for the day. Arriving back at the camp we have a hearty breakfast, break up our camp and depart for Okaukuejo. On route we do some game viewing and have a light lunch at Halali. Here you can even relax in the swimming pool, before we drive further. Tonight you can enjoy seeing animals at the waterhole in Okaukuejo.
Day 14: Okaukuejo - Windhoek
After breakfast we will have a last game drive as we leave the park to make our way towards Windhoek. The rest of the day can be spend for shopping at the traditional craft markets in Okahandja as well
as in Windhoek. Visiting the Christus Church, Alte Feste, Tintenpalast etc. For dinner we sit down in a comfortable setting and review the time being spend on the tour.
Day 15: .....your next destination!!!!
Transport to the airport will be organised.
• Transport in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle
• Camping in dome tents as per itinerary
• Lodge accommodation as per itinerary
• Services of a professional guide/driver and cook
• Vat and Government taxes
• All camping equipment
• Camp bed, bedding & towels
• All meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, PL=Picnic Lunch, D=Dinner), fruit juice, tea & coffee as per itinerary
• All Park and camping fees
• Spending money
• Soft drinks, snacks and alcoholic beverages
• any additional activities not listed in the itinerary such as:
• Bungee jumping
• River rafting
• Boat trips
• Flights over the Delta, Falls, Dunes etc.
• Entrance fees to Vic Falls
• Items of all personal nature.