7 DAYS
DUNES & WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

NAMIBIAN DESERT, SWAKOPMUND AND ETOSHA

For those looking for short holiday getaway, our trip to the famous red sand sea of Sossusvlei and Etosha will make for an unforgettable experience. Journey to the oldest desert in the world and explore the ancient sands and constantly shifting dunes, where the local animals strive for survival in the land of Etosha. To complete our journey, we head to the coastline to spend a night at the iconic, Atlantic town of Swakopmund.


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ITINERARY

Minimum Persons on tour 5, for smaller groups we have price on request.

Price
P/Person sharing: USD1250
Single Person: USD1430

Departures: Every Friday

Prices 2020/2021 valid until 31 December 2021

Day 1  – Hotel Thule – Windhoek – BB 

After picking you up from the airport we drop you at your hotel/lodge for a one night stay in Windhoek the capital city of Namibia. Very historical town with a lot of historic buildings and very rich mixed cultures. You have the afternoon at leisure to explore the city of Windhoek. Preferably your guide will take you on an unforgettable experience city tour and finishing the day with a visit to Katutura township where most of the inhabitants of the city stays. Dinner will be enjoyed at one of the local restaurants offering local cuisine on your own expense. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast
City and Township Tour

Day 2 – Desert Camp – Sossusvlei – Namib Desert – BB

After breakfast we leave for the highest dunes of the world to Sossusvlei area. The Namib Desert regarded as the oldest desert in the world with the highest red sand dunes. Today we have a very beautiful scenic drive through the desert to our lodge in the heart of the Namib. We enjoy lunch en-route and arrive late afternoon at the lodge. A sundowner drive can be enjoyed for yet a stunning sunset in Africa as an optional activity or you can just take it easy around the lodge. Dinner at the lodge for clients own expense. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast

Optional Activities:
Nature/Sundowner Drive – Late afternoon drive in an open game viewer 4×4 vehicle to enjoy the desert landscape and at sunset enjoy your favorite sunset drink while enjoying the African sunset.

Day 3 – Swakopmund Sands – Central Coast – Namibia- BB

After an early pre-dawn wake up we drive down to Sossusvlei to enjoy the red sand dunes of the Namib. We will stop at the scenic Dune 45 along the way and spend a couple of hours at both Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei before enjoying a picnic breakfast between the sand dunes. En-route to Swakopmund we will enjoy lunch and arrive late afternoon in the coastal town. We are here for the next two days to explore this once a little German town. Dinner can be enjoyed in one of the best restaurants in town for your own account. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast

Day 4 – Swakopmund Sands – Central Coast – Namibia- BB

Today you have the opportunity to take part in activities offered at the touristic coastal town of Namibia. There is few must do activities like Scenic Flights over Sossusvlei, Living Desert Tour, Dolphin Cruise etc. or otherwise you can explore town on foot and enjoy its very old and interesting German architecture. This afternoon we will meet at 13:00 to go for an authentic African lunch in the township of Mondesa with some African voices entertaining us. Dinner can be enjoyed in one of the best restaurants in town for your own account. BL

Includes:
Township Lunch with some African voices

Optional Activities:

Sossusvlei Scenic Flight – Must do activity –  flight over the Namib Desert sand to see the contrast and shapes of sand dunes meeting the Atlantic Ocean. 

Dolphin Cruise – Catamaran Cruise to see different kinds of dolphins and in the same time enjoy the marine life – you can see a lot of cape fur seals, pelicans, sea gulls and lot more aquatic life. Enjoy at the end of the cruise sparkling wine with one of the world’s biggest and yummy Oysters. 

Living Desert Tour – Very exciting but also highly educational activity to understand the life in the desert as the eye will always lie to you and confirm that there is absolutely no life but this activity will answer all this questions. Out in an 4×4 vehicle in the desert with an experienced guide to be shown a few desert creatures which survives in this extreme desert weather for e.g. spiders, scorpions, snakes, lizards etc. 

Day 5 – Okaukuejo Camp – Etosha National Park – Namibia – BB

After breakfast we headed in the direction of Etosha National Park where we will spend the next two days in two different camps. We will mainly game drive in our own vehicle, visiting different waterholes of the park. Animals likely to be seen in the park are from as small as scorpion, snakes, jackals, springbok, oryx, zebra, lion, elephant, rhino just to name a few. Dinner enjoyed at the lodge on clients own account. We will also have an advantage to view animals at the most famous floodlit waterhole just outside the camp. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast
Afternoon Game drive in Etosha National Park in our own vehicle

Day 6 – Mokuti Lodge -Etosha National Park – BB

Today we will make our way across the park on a full day game drive to the Eastern exit of the park to Mokuti Lodge where we will be staying for 1 night. We begin our day with an early breakfast before we venture out for our first game drive of the day. Depending on our luck of spotting animals today, we will make it to the lodge for lunch and after lunch we can have a refreshing dip in the pool to cool off from the Namibian sun, before we head back out for our next game drive. As the day ends we make our way back to our lodge, situated just a few kilometres from the park’s borders. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast
Game drives in Etosha NP in our own vehicle

Day 7 – Windhoek/Airport

We head back to Windhoek/Airport after a leisurely breakfast. We then bid adieu to the Etosha National Park as we make our way back to Windhoek, our final destination. We stop for a picnic lunch before we complete the final stage of our trip. After our simple lunch our vehicle will then return to the capital via the Okahandja Craft Market were our remarkable adventure comes to an end. 

The price includes:
– All accommodation costs in the mentioned Lodges, Hotels or similar one
– Breakfast (B) on all locations except mentioned otherwise
– All costs for explicit as included mentioned activities, as local game driving, safari boat trips etc.
– All local taxes, tolls and fees
– All entrance fees in NP and planned tribe villages as mentioned
– Water on the bus during driving
– Professional English speaking guide
– Fuel

Please note that the itinerary listed above is a guideline designed to be adhered to as closely as possible. Whilst we attempt to follow this guide, your journey’s circumstances may alter depending on factors like, weather/road conditions and seasonal daylight hours. Please also note the overnight stops may also vary depending on availability of accommodation.


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