Reference code: SOAN-AEI
Max pax: 4
Availability: Nov 20 – Oct 21
Your journey begins…
Experience Namibia in its diversity and its endless horizons. Be captivated by the surreal dunes of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei, unique World Heritage Sites, the nomadic Himba culture, and discover the “Big 5” across 4 national parks and three different countries.
Accommodation: As specified
Meals: As specified specified in the itinerary
13 Breakfasts, 13 lunches and 13 dinners
Entrance Fees: NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib Naukluft National Park, Etosha National Park, Bwabwata National Park, Chobe National Park
General: Tourism levy and government taxes where applicable
Due to safety reasons, STRICTLY 10kg per person in soft styled luggage are allowed. (Safe storage for the leftover luggage is provided for in Windhoek on request)
Travelling guests are required to indicate their weight
Any luggage or persons above the restricted weight may require the use of an additional aircraft – which lead to rate increases
All International / Domestic Flights and taxes, Visas, Travel and Personal accident insurance, Personal Expenses, Excursions / Activities not specified, Gratuities
NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE
Departing Windhoek in the morning, you fly over the Central Plateau to the Namib Desert, where your lodge is situated within a private nature reserve in the vicinity of Sossusvlei. Enjoy the stunning view onto the mesmerising desert landscape from your secluded deck.
Overnight at Wolwedans Dunes Camp – Lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages).
NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE
The day is enjoyed exploring the Namib Rand Nature Reserve. Activities offered consist of nature drives on the private property or scenic guided walks. Highly trained guides will explain the unique desert environment in detail and bring you closer to this mesmerising dune environment.
Overnight at Wolwedans Dunes Camp – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE / SOSSUSVLEI
Your journey takes you a short scenic flight north to the edge of the NamibRand Nature Reserve to the luxurious Kwessi Dune Camp. Here, you’ll find cool, comfortable and air-conditioned chalets all with canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each bedroom has a separate ‘star gazer’ room, completely open to the sky, and the perfect spot from which to watch the celestial theatre show above. Views from the rooms, the main area and the pool are of the vast, desert vistas. Activities include quad biking, scenic drives and walks, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights and horse riding.
Overnight at Kwessi Dunes – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
This morning you visit Sossusvlei to adore the highest dunes on earth. Afterwards, your flight takes you over a scenic desert route and along the Atlantic coast to Swakopmund. You have the rest of the day at leisure. A wide variety of optional activities are available in Swakopmund, such as scenic flights, sand boarding, fat biking or a quad biking experience in the dunes.
Overnight at Strand Hotel – Breakfast, Lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages).
SKELETON COAST / KAOKOLAND
After breakfast, you embark a marine cruise along the Walvis Bay peninsula. Enjoy the interaction with seals and dolphins while sipping cold sparkling wine and savouring the taste of fresh oysters and snacks. Afterwards, continue your flight into Kaokoland via the shipwreck-strewn Skeleton Coast. Over the next two days a diverse range of activities focusing on the fascinating landscapes of the northern Palmwag Concession and the Skeleton Coast. Although your camp is located close to the Skeleton Coast and within the real Namib Desert, its home to a rich diversity of wildlife, boasting the Kaokoveld’s best viewing of desert-adapted wildlife.
Overnight at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, continue to the eastern border of the Etosha National Park. Your exclusive accommodation is built like a fort in front of a frequented waterhole. In the afternoon, you can join a guided game drive on the Onguma property. The next day is spent on game drives exploring the vast Etosha National Park in an open game viewer vehicle to view some of the 114 different game and 340 different bird species that inhabit this stunning park.
Overnight at Onguma Game Reserve, The Fort – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
BWABWATA NATIONAL PARK
Departing the Etosha National Park after breakfast, you fly north into Namibia’s lush Zambezi region, reputed as Southern Africa’s most celebrated birding hot spots. Your lodge lies on one of the shady banks of the Okavango River among tall and ancient African ebony and marula trees. It promises you an exceptional and unforgettable nature experience. Specialist guides in open safari vehicles conduct morning and afternoon game drives, while you may also navigate the lush channels of the Kwando on a boat cruise.
Overnight at Nambwa Lodge – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (NAMIBIAN SIDE)
After breakfast, you fly to Kasane where your a guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge directly alongside the Chobe National Park. For the following two nights, you are accommodated alongside the Chobe River, whose riverine forests and floodplains support a multitude of game species. Enjoy the rest of the day relaxing next to the swimming pool or take part in activities offered by your lodge. Shortly before sunrise, travel by open vehicle into the Chobe National Park. It is home to the largest concentration of Elephant in Africa. In the afternoon embark on a guided Chobe sunset cruise along the National Park to experience the multitude of game species found along the banks of the Chobe River.
Overnight at Chobe Water Villas – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
This morning you depart the Chobe National Park and receive a transfer to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Nestled amongst lush, indigenous vegetation on the edge of a gauge, your lodge is close to the mystical Victoria Falls.Enjoy a guided visit to the falls and wander through the lush rain forests that are maintained by the constant spray plume from the falls. The next day, you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of your lodge, relax on a serene sundowner cruise or experience the Victoria Falls by helicopter or airplane.(optional).
Overnight at The Elephant Camp at Victoria Falls – Breakfast, lunch and dinner (Incl. selected beverages and activities).
This morning after breakfast, you are transferred to the Victoria Falls Airport, from where you depart to connect with your flight home.