Spectacular Namibia

Discover Namibia's wildlife and desert landscapes on this 10 night fly drive

Your exciting Namibian road trip begins in the Namib, the largest desert on earth. Enjoy star gazing and search for desert-adapted wildlife in the dunes before visiting the eerie landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei. Visit the largest seal colony in southern Africa, see the famous Organ Pipes and discover ancient bushman paintings on this unforgettable tailor-made itinerary

Tour highlights

    • Explore the world's largest desert, the Namib 
    • See the unusual landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei 
    • Visit the Organ Pipes  
    • Experience the peace and quiet of Damaraland
    • See southern Africa's largest seal colony at Cape Cross 
    • Go game viewing in Etosha National Park

Itinerary

Day 1

Namib Desert - 350km drive

Your journey starts by traveling south into the heart of the Namib Desert, the largest desert on earth with awe-inspiring landscapes and majestic dunes.

Arriving at your lodge, situated near the entrance to Sesriem, you have the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy a late afternoon walk or take part in optional activities offered by your lodge.

Accommodation: Desert Homestead

INCLUDES : Dinner

Day 2

Namib Desert - Sossusvlei - 150km

This day calls for an early rise to catch the sunrise over the mighty dunes of the Namib Desert. Explore the surreal landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei, a white clay pan surrounded by enormous dunes and dotted with ancient camelthorn trees. On your way back, visit the Sesriem Canyon, an 18 million year old gorge eroded into the conglomerate floor.

Accommodation: Desert Homestead

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 & Day 4

Sossusvlei - Swakopmund - 360km drive

Today you travel via the Namib Naukluft Park to Swakopmund, a coastal town tucked between the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the Welwitschia plains and the aptly named Moon Landscape on this scenic drive.

In Swakopmund, you will have the option of participating in some of the adventurous activities on offer, such as scenic flights, dolphin cruises, quad biking, parasailing, and dune boarding.

Accommodation: Swakopmund Guesthouse

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5

Swakopmund - Damaraland - 340km drive

On your way to Damaraland, visit the largest fur seal colony in southern Africa at Cape Cross. Your lodge for the evening is situated in the heart of the Damaraland where game such as rhino, desert elephant and kudu roam freely.

A visit to the Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes is particularly rewarding in the later afternoon. On the way to your lodge you can stop at various local street curios to purchase handcrafted artifacts and a wide variety of minerals and gemstones.

Accommodation: Twyfelfontein Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 6

Damaraland - Etosha National Park - 320km drive

After breakfast, visit Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an “open-air art gallery” that boasts over 2,500 different bushman rock engravings and paintings.

On the way to your lodge you can also visit a traditional Himba village and learn about the traditional values and cultures of one of the last truly nomadic tribes on earth. Travel further north to Etosha National Park where you will overnight this evening.

Accommodation: Okaukuejo Camp

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 7

Etosha National Park

Entering Etosha National Park on a game drive in the early morning, your time will be devoted purely to the abundant wildlife found here.

The park surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan, and is home to 4 of the Big Five - elephant, lion, leopard and rhino. The park’s waterholes support a diversity of mammals and birds, including species such as black-faced impala, cheetah, and Namibia’s smallest antelope, the Damara dik-dik.

Accommodation: Etosha Aoba Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 8

Etosha National Park

You have the entire day available for extensive game viewing experiences. No game drive here is the same; all waterholes hold new surprises and attract different animal species that you may not have seen on previous game drives.

Accommodation: Etosha Aoba Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 9

Etosha National Park - Central Namibia - 380km drive

Departing Etosha National Park, you travel south through Namibia’s maize triangle with its majestic Otavi Mountain range. This is one of the most scenic locations in Namibia - perfect for undertaking scenic walks or guided nature safaris within the private nature reserves.

Accommodation: Ghaub Guest Farm

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10

Central Namibia - Windhoek International Airport - 490km drive

After breakfast, depart your lodge and travel south towards Windhoek. After strolling through one of the large craft markets in Okahandja, your route takes you between high mountain ranges back to the capital city, Windhoek, where your tour ends.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Pricing

16th January 2017 - 30th December 2017

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