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6 Day Namibia Highlights Lodge Tour


Duration
6 Days
Style of Tour
StartWindhoek (Namibia)
EndWindhoek (Namibia)
From
ZAR 13100.00AUD 1,259.37CAD 1,259.37EURO 890.49GBP 760.74USD 945.85

Explore Namibia's most popular highlights. The breathtaking sand dunes of the Namib desert, with its spectacular scenery, to the open plains of Etosha, with floodlit waterholes. Enjoy the experience of viewing wildlife including wild predators. Be captivated by the sun rising over the desert dunes and their incredible formations.  Fantastic photographic opportunities on this Nambian Safari.

Countries visitingNamibia
Trip ID:DTCHAM6H
This tour is:Family Friendly
Accommodation on tour:Lodge

Highlights

  • Etosha National Park
  • Excellent wildlife viewing
  • Swakopmund
  • Naukluft mountain range sunset
  • Sossusvlei (desert reserve)
  • Sesriem Canyon
  • climb Dune 45
  • Windhoek

Tour Itinerary

Day 1:  Windhoek to Etosha National Park

Our journey begins in Windhoek as we head north to Etosha National Park – Namibia’s largest Game reserve. We stop for a snack on the road before entering the park from the east. Our game drive begins immediately - have your camera handy. Our experienced guide will take us to various waterholes where the wildlife is most abundant. We can expect to see zebra, giraffe, elephants, rhino and a variety of antelope. The park has a high concentration of lions as well as other predators, and we hopefully have some memorable encounters. We arrive at our camp – Halali – and take a welcome rest after a long day.  There is a fantastic floodlit waterhole  where one can watch the animals coming to drink.

Meals:  snack and dinner

Day 2:  Etosha National Park

We wake up at first light for tea/coffee before heading off on an early morning game drive. Our search for the Big 4 and other animals continues – note that the park is two dry for buffalo. We return to camp for breakfast. The rest of the day is spent game driving through this incredible wilderness area, including a visit to the largest salt pan in Namibia – Etosha Pan. In the late afternoon we exit the park in the west and head to our comfortable accommodation. We enjoy an African sunset while our guide prepares a dinner over the campfire.

Meals:  breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3:  Etosha to Swakopmund

An early morning starts sees us heading for the coastal town of Swakopmund. We travel across communal lands. On route we stop at a small craft market run by the Herero women with their distinctive head ware. We also include a short stop at a Himba village where we visit another small market. After lunch we head across the Namib Desert and the Skeleton coast to arrive in Swakopmund late afternoon. Dinner is enjoyed in one of the restaurants in this seaside town.

Meals:  breakfast and lunch

Day 4:  Swakopmund to Solitaire

This morning is at your leisure and you can partake in one of the many activities on offer. It is not for nothing that Swakopmund is known as the adventure capital of the desert. Quad biking and sand boarding are popular. The morning is at your leisure and you can choose one of the many activities available. We leave Swakopmund at lunch time and head for Solitaire. Travelling through mountain passes, we take a short stop at the Tropic of Capricorn to stretch our legs. We arrive at our camp near Solitaire in the late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the open expanse.

Meals:  breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5:  Namib Desert

A very early start to the day and we enter the Naukluft National Park at sunrise. We drive into the desert past huge sand dunes and get to enjoy the spectacular colour contrasts created by morning shadows. We board open 4x4 vehicles and head deep into the desert. We have time to explore the Dead Vlei with its ancient thorn trees. Lunch at Sossusvlei and we get to explore the area on foot. On the way out of the park, we get to stop at the famous Dune 45 where there is an opportunity to climb the towering sand dune. We visit the Sesriem Canyon on the way back to our comfortable accommodation for a welcome drink while taking in the sunset over the desert.

Meals:  breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6:  Namib Desert to Windhoek

After an early breakfast we head for Solitaire Guest Farm where we have an opportunity to track wild cheetah. We arrive back in Windhoek mid-afternoon where our desert adventure comes to an end.

Meals:  breakfast

Note : Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period .

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 13100.00AUD 1,259.37CAD 1,259.37EURO 890.49GBP 760.74USD 945.85

Departures after 1 April 2018

 ZAR 15720AUD 1,511.25CAD 1,511.25EURO 1,068.59GBP 912.89USD 1,135.02

Full tour pricing

Trip Price -        R 13 100 per person sharing

Single supp. -    R 2000

 

Tour includes

  • Fantastic Desert Adventure
  • Excellent game viewing
  • All accommodation and entrance fees
  • Meals provided as per itinerary
  • Experienced guides

Not included

  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • tips and souvenirs
  • Please bring swim wear and pool towels

Tours start on the following dates

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This tour has a duration of: 6 Days

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