8 DAYS
NATURE & WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

KALAHARI DESERT, NAMIBIAN DESERT, SWAKOPMUND AND ETOSHA

This Southern Africa adventure lets us travel from the iconic red sand sea of the Sossusvlei to the natural beauty of the Etosha National park, where we visit deserts that are older than time itself. We also have the chance to explore the unparalleled dune ecosystems of the Kalahari and Namib Deserts, until our journey concludes at the quaint 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: USD1470 – Single Person: USD1850 – 13 persons maximum

Departures: Every Thursday

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 historic town with a lot of historical 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 – Kalahari Anib Lodge – Kalahari Desert – BB

We depart the quaint Hotel Thule at 8:30 and make our way through the town of Rehoboth, famed for its local hot springs, as we head for our final destination for the day at the Kalahari Anib Lodge. We will have a short break for lunch, before we start the next part of our journey. When we arrive around early afternoon at the lodge, we have time to avail ourselves of the pool to cool off from the strenuous, Namibian sun. Later on we have an opportunity to go out for a sundowner drive and traverse across the dunes to get-up close and personal with the inhabitants of the Kalahari Desert. When the sun sets we can savour a fine dinner served at the Kalahari Anib Lodge restaurant at our own account. B

Included:
Bed & Breakfast

Day 3 – Desert Camp – Sossusvlei – Namib Desert – BB

After an unhurried breakfast we begin our journey to Desert Camp some 5km north of Sossusvlei entrance gate. We will take a scenic drive through the towns of Mariental and Maltahohe, located in the far southern corner of Namibia before we finally reach our destination. En-route we will have a short reprieve and savour a tasty lunch before we continue on our way. We should make it to our destination in the early afternoon, and then have the rest of the afternoon to relax and unwind at the pool; go for an unguided walk or to enjoy a sunset nature drive as an optional activity. 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 4 – 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 5 – 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 the 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:
Bed & Breakfast

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 in likes of spiders, scorpions, snakes, lizards etc.

Day 6 – 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 7 – 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 8 – 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 off 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 a close.

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

 


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