8 Days Highlights of Namibia

For the best that Namibia has to offer this 7-day package is one of the best values for money options available. This package includes 6 nights’ accommodation, airport transfers, a wonderful half-day tour, as well as a safari to the world-renowned Etosha National Park, an overnight visit to the adventure town of Swakopmund, and a magical 2 nights in the Namib Desert visiting the dunes of Sossusvlei and Dune 45.

Highlights

  • Windhoek city tour
  • Etosha national park
  • Swakopmund city
  • Namibia conservation area

10 Days Tanzania Wildebeest

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek


Upon arrival in Windhoek, you will be received by our representative and transfer to the lodge overnight.

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Day 2: City tour of Windhoek


After morning breakfast you will embark on a city tour of Windhoek and have lunch after lunch in the afternoon you will join the afternoon feeding tour at N/a’ankuse Lodge, where you have wonderful photographic opportunities of the large predators such as lion, leopard, and wild dog to name a few, that are unable to be re-located back into the wild and learn more about these fascinating animals.

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Day 3: Drive to Etosha national park


After morning breakfast with packed lunch, you will drive to Etosha national park upon arrival You will enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park visiting waterholes looking for predators as well as zebra, giraffe, elephant, rhino, and many different species of antelope. You arrive at your lodge just before sunset and settle into your rooms, with an en-suite bathroom and tea/coffee facilities. A visit to the floodlit waterhole is highly recommend.

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Day 4: Game drives in Etosha national park


You start your first game drive at sunrise to catch the predators while they are still active, visiting many waterholes. Your second game drives mid-morning takes you to the impressive Etosha Pan “great white place” where you can get out of the vehicle and experience this 4500 sq km “saline desert” before continuing your game drive to look for the Big 4. You arrive back at Halali where your guide will prepare a delicious lunch whilst we have a dip in the pool or relax by the camp waterhole. After lunch, you begin your final game drive across the park towards Okaukuejo calling into some well-known waterholes and leave the park prior to sunset.

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Day 5: Drive to Swakopmund


Enjoy early morning breakfast and departure from the lodge is at 07h30. The route today takes you into the dramatic and beautiful scenery of Damaraland. You have the chance to meet the wonderful Herero ladies who sell their handmade arts and crafts to support their rural families. A light roadside lunch is served en-route in the shadow of Namibia’s tallest mountain, the Brandberg, and you can interact with some of the colorful local characters who live in this harsh environment. On the drive down the Skeleton Coast, we explore the remains of a small shipwreck. Arrive in Swakopmund late afternoon where, depending on the season, you will have the chance to explore this quaint seaside town on foot and enjoy a coffee and cake in one of the many cafes.

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Day 6: Explore Swakopmund and later drive to the Namib Desert


A free morning to explore the town center of Swakopmund or for the adrenalin junkies, join the 2-hour sandboarding trip into the sand dunes. You will be picked up from your guesthouse/ hotel in Swakopmund at 11:15, (wintertime 10h15) for a brief pre-departure talk. Driving via the Kuiseb Canyon and Solitaire you arrive at your camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset overlooking the Naukluft Mountain range.

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Day 7: Explore the Namib Desert


Early morning departure from your lodge with a plan to arrive at park gate in time for sunrise, You drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering dunes to the 2×4 parking (around 55kms) and take a 4×4 shuttle into the Sossusvlei area to appreciate the beauty of this place in the early morning light and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the region. You explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colors. You then take the 4×4 shuttle back to your vehicle. As you drive back to your accommodation you will stop at the famous Dune 45 and climb this dune if you wish or just wander around the base. You return to Sesriem and visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent water sources before arriving back at your lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset.

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Day 8: Drive to Windhoek via solitaire guest farm


After early morning breakfast, you will head to Solitaire Guest Farm where you join a biologist to track wild cheetahs at the Namib Conservation Centre after you will drive back to Windhoek via the Naukluft Mountains and Rehoboth.

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End of tour


Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

What’s included in Safari


  • All entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Accommodation

What’s excluded in the Safari


  • International flights
  • insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenditures
  • optional activities not included on the final itinerary

When to book the safari package?


8 months in Advance for proper planning of the safari.

Best Time to Travel


June to October

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