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No matter when and with whom you decide to travel to Namibia, this incredible country in Africa will leave you breathless.

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No matter when and with whom you decide to travel to Namibia, this incredible country in Africa will leave you breathless.

During your tailormade tour and trip in Namibia you'll discover that there’s an astonishing amount of diverse life in its dry landscapes. Plants, animals and people have succeded in adapting to the arid climate of the country. During yout vacation you will travel from the desert coast on a route north into the Kunene region, also known as Damaraland, where you could possibly encounter the desert elephant. Then you'll explore the world-famous Etosha National Park, meeting its wildlife.

Highlights of your Namibia tour:

  • Marvelous and highly photogenic geological masterpieces such as Moon Valley, the Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain
  • Ancient and traditional African culture preserved in mountain Rock Art galleries and a present-day Damara village
  • Exceptional Big 5 game viewing in the picturesque African savannah around the immense Etosha salt pan

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Windhoek - Swakopmund
    Day 1
    Windhoek - Swakopmund

    Depart Windhoek and travel to the coast. Visit craft market in Okahandja en route. A short lunch stop at Karibib or Usakos is scheduled (for your own account). Visit Goanikontes and the Moon Landscape. Arrive in Swakopmund in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.

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  • 2
    Damaraland
    Day 2
    Damaraland

    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 your way into wild Damaraland. A packed lunch is provided en route. Arrive at the lodge during the late afternoon.

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  • 3
    Discover Damaraland
    Day 3
    Discover Damaraland

    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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  • 4
    Damaraland - Outjo
    Day 4
    Damaraland - Outjo

    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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  • 5
    Etosha Park
    Day 5
    Etosha Park

    Day excursion into the Etosha 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 in a closed vehicle game drive (open vehicle game drives are optional and for own account). Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for your own account).

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  • 6
    Etosha Park
    Day 6
    Etosha Park

    Continue discovering the huge variety of wildlife in the Etosha Park in a closed vehicle game drive (open vehicle game drives are optional and for own account). Of the 114 mammals species found here, several are rare and endangered like the black rhino or the black faced impala. Your guide will also introduce you to the complex subject of managing such an enormous reserve. Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for own account). 

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  • 7
    Outjo - Windhoek
    Day 7
    Outjo - Windhoek

    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.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • 6 breakfasts
    • 1 lunch
    • 1 lunch pack
    • 6 dinners
    • 6 nights' accommodation
    • Porterage
    • Transport and sightseeing as specified

    Price does not include

    • Flights
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Single room supplement

    Minimum of 2 guests. Dual language German/English commentary. Game drives in Etosha are in closed vehicles. Open vehicle game drives are optional and for own account.