This tour will take visitors through amazing Namibia desert in Southern Africa: departing from Windhoek, Namibian capital city, you will be driven to Swakopmund and Damaraland. You will spend the night in our luxurious desert lodges and admire the picturesque fauna and flora of the desert. You'll have the opportunity to climb some of the highest dunes in the world and possibly encounter the elephants. We'll finally take you to Etosha National Park, where you'll have the chance to explore its waterholes and have lunch in one of the rest camps. 

Trip summary

  • Departure Windhoek
  • End Windhoek
  • Countries
    • Namibia
  • City
    • Windhoek
    • Swakopmund
    • Damaraland
    • Outjo
  • Theme Desert
  • Travel style Group departure
  • Accommodation Standard, Luxury
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival in Windhoek
    Day 1

    Collection by your driver from your hotel in Windhoek around lunchtime. Travel via Solitaire to your comfortable lodge bordering the Namib Desert. Enjoy the desert feeling, miles of desolate and beautiful Namib Desert - unique in Southern Africa.

    Dinner included.

    Overnight at Namib Naukluft Lodge or similar. 

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  • 2
    Sossusvlei and marble mountain
    Day 2

    Early morning departure for your Sossusvlei excursion. You have the opportunity to climb some of the highest sand dunes in the world; admire the picturesque scenery and the fauna and flora of the desert. Visit the rugged Sesriem Canyon before returning to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon join a guided nature drive to the ‘marble mountain’ (drinks for own account) or relax on your verandah and enjoy a spectacular sunset.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

    Overnight at Namib Naukluft Lodge or similar.

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  • 3
    Windhoek- Swakopmund
    Day 3

    After breakfast travel via Kuiseb Pass to Swakopmund. Arrive around lunchtime in your guesthouse/pension in Swakopmund. Remainder of the day at leisure.

    Breakfast included.

    Overnight at Brigadoon Guesthouse or similar.

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  • 4
    Explore Swakopmund
    Day 4

    Explore lovely Swakopmund. You may wish to book an optional day tour (for own account) in Swakopmund: a tour through historical town or the Mondesa township, quad-biking, sand-boarding, the Living Desert Tour, scenic flight over Skeleton coast or catamaran or boat cruise at Walvis Bay. Many optional activities are on offer (for own account): visit aquarium, museum or crystal gallery, and many more. Possibility of meeting fellow travellers, joining the tour in Swakopmund.

    Breakfast included.

    Overnight at Brigadoon Guesthouse or similar.

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  • 5
    Swakopmund -Damaraland
    Day 5

    Depart early morning on the salt road towards Henties Bay, past some pans and an array of bird life. Visit Twyfelfontein and the Organ Pipes on the way into Damaraland. Lunch packs en route. We will arrive at the lodge during the late afternoon.

    Breakfast, Lunch Pack & Dinner included.

    Overnight In Damaraland – Twyfelfontein Lodge or similar.

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  • 6
    Discover Damaraland
    Day 6

    Morning at leisure until lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon join a sun downer drive in the Aba Huab River and possibly encounter the desert dwelling elephants (seasonal).

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

    Overnight In Damaraland – Twyfelfontein Lodge or similar.

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  • 7
    Damaraland - Outjo
    Day 7

    Leave Damaraland. Visit a Damara village near Twyfelfontein and learn more about the culture and the tradition of this half-nomadic people. Continue via the little town of Outjo. Lunch stop (for own account) - possibly meet fellow guests joining the Etosha tour. From there continue to Etosha National Park. Arrive in the early afternoon and undertake your first game drive into the park.

    Breakfast & Dinner included.

    Overnight near Etosha National Park – Etosha Safari Camp or similar.
     

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  • 8
    Game viewing
    Day 8

    Day excursion into the Park. Except for the rainy season, Etosha’s animals are dependent on artificial waterholes and natural springs. Explore the various waterholes along this enormous saltpan, which is called the “great white place of dry water” in a local language. Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for own account).

    Breakfast & Dinner included.

    Overnight near Etosha National Park – Etosha Safari Camp or similar.
     

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  • 9
    Discover the reserve
    Day 9

    The entire day will be spent in the park, exploring the waterholes along this enormous saltpan. Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for own account). Your guide will introduce you to the complex subject of managing such an enormous reserve.

    Breakfast & Dinner included.

    Overnight near Etosha National Park – Mokuti Etosha Lodge or similar.

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  • 10
    Outjo -Windhoek
    Day 10

    Depart the Lodge or camp and travel south towards Otjiwarongo. Continue towards Windhoek via Okahandja where we will visit a local handicraft market. Tour ends on arrival in Windhoek late afternoon.

    Breakfast included. 

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 Lunch pack, 8 dinners, accommodation, bottled water on board, transport in air-conditioned vehicles and guide, porterage, entrance fees and sightseeing as specified.

       

    Price does not include
    • Tips and extra services not indicated in the program
    • Flights