Namibia Deluxe Photographic Safari

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Namibia Deluxe Photographic Safari

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Length of trip:

10 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 2000 to $ 3000

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

Discovering Namibia is a rewarding experience. Venture into a world of changing scenery, contrasting unspoilt wilderness and numerous cultures with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Windhoek and Swakopmund.


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Windhoek

    Private Car Service

    Depart from Windhoek and travel north via Okahandja on to Okonjima Lodge, home of the AFRICAT Foundation.

    Safari

    Activities here include a nature hike, leopard (or cheetah) excursion, viewing nocturnal animals at the night hide as well as “birding” at the bird Hide. Guided & self-drive option. All meals and activities included.

  • Day 2 - Namibia

    Etosha National Park.
    Safari

    Early morning rise to the Lion Lapa to see the resident lions and then on to take part in the Bushman Trail.

    Private Car Service

    Return for a late breakfast and then head on towards Etosha, one of the biggest game reserves in Africa.

    Bed & Breakfast

    Guided & self-drive option: Onguma Tented Lodge, breakfast & dinner included.

  • Day 3 - Namibia

    Safari

    Using the lodge outside the park as base, enter Etosha for game drives and game viewing at numerous waterholes. Accommodation will be at Etosha Aoba Lodge or similar. Etosha is known for its large herds of plains game as well as predators and bird species. It is not uncommon to see up to seven different species of animals drinking together at a waterhole, a safe haven from lions during the day!

    Bed & Breakfast

    Guided & self-drive option: Onguma Tented Lodge, breakfast & dinner included.

  • Day 4 - Okaukuejo

    Safari

    The whole day is a game drive heading west to Okaukuejo and then exit the park. The route will go west traveling along the southern edge of the Etosha Pan where there are many waterholes where the animals congregate in large numbers.

    Bed & Breakfast

    Accommodation tonight will be at one of the Ongava Lodges. Guided & self-drive option: Mowani Mountain Camp, dinner & breakfast included.

  • Day 5 - Namibia

    Private Car Service

    From Etosha, travel southwest to the Damaraland area to arrive at the lodge mid-afternoon.

    Hiking

    On route, stop over at the “Petrified Forest” and after a long day’s drive, a nature hike in the afternoon. Mowani Lodge set between granite outcrops, a lovely setting for the night.

    Camping

    Guided & self-drive option: Mowani Mountain Camp, dinner & breakfast included

  • Day 6 - 7 - Swakopmund

    Sightseeing

    Visit the Twyfelfontein rock engravings and paintings before heading south to Uis and then the Skeleton Coast. Detour to Cape Cross to visit the breeding colony of Cape Fur seals. A full day will be spent at Swakopmund along the Skeleton Coast with a half-day visit to Walvis Bay to visit the lagoon and bird sanctuary, a RAMSA site and National Heritage (over 200000 birds!).

    Adventure

    The rest of the day is free in Swakopmund or to join one of the optional activities on offer. These activities range from scenic flights and dolphin boat cruises to dune boarding and dune 4X4 quad biking.

    Hotel

    Guided & self-drive option: Hansa Hotel, breakfast included.

  • Day 8 - 9 - Namibia

    Commercial Flight

    Fly by light aircraft over the Namib Desert to the Sossusvlei area for two nights.

    Sightseeing

    From the lodge, excursions to the beautiful Sossusvlei Dunes, Sesriem Gorge, Dune 45 and Dead Pan. One of the highlights of Namibia, and a super way to end this 10-day visit.

  • Day 10 - Windhoek

    Commercial Flight

    After breakfast, fly to Windhoek where the safari will end.

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