Extraordinary Namibia

Namibia
Recommended – 13 Nights

This is an introduction to some of the major highlights Namibia has to offer. Let yourself be captivated by the breath-taking dunes at Sossusvlei; the 18 Million-year-old Sesriem Canyon and the majestic mountain ranges of Damaraland during this 13-night self-drive holiday, a memory that will live with you forever. Other highlights include world renowned Wildlife encounters in the Etosha National Park

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1 Night in Windhoek

Namibia Windhoek

In Windhoek, you’ll discover lifestyles ranging from sophisticated to simple, modern to historical, with hints of each visible in everything from the beautifully restored Colonial architecture, to the modernity of the commercial high-rise buildings. This fascinating city is redolent with history, historical buildings and monuments which pay tribute to its rich heritage.

Continue your travels to the Kalahari Desert / 250km

1 Night in the Kalahari

Namibia Kalahari flower

The bushman refer to the Kalahari as the “Soul of the World”. With its deep red sand dunes and endless grass plains interspersed with acacia’s and shrubs, it is the only form of survival for a vast amount of specially adapted wildlife such as oryx, springbok and ostrich. Enjoy the opportunity to experience the fauna and flora that has survived this desert environment for thousands of years.

Our property collection in the Kalahahri

Continue your travels to the Namib Desert /360km

2 nights in Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Sesriem Canyon

This morning you travel via endless plains and along striking mountain ranges into the Namib Desert, home to two of Namibia’s most celebrated attractions; Sossusvlei, with some of the highest dunes on earth, and Sesriem Canyon. The best time to visit Sossusvlei is at sunrise when the light paints the dunes and desert palette into deep red, apricot and purple. Dead Vlei, a surreal white clay pan surrounded by monumental dunes and dotted with age-old Camelthorn trees is a must, as is the 18-million-year-old Sesriem Canyon.

Our property collection in Sossusvlei

Continue your travels to Swakopmund / 370 km

2 nights in Swakopmund

Namibia Swakopmund

Your journey today takes you via the Namib Naukluft Park to Swakopmund, a tranquil coastal town situated between the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the Welwitschia plains and the aptly named Moonlandscape (permit required), two of the attractions during this scenic drive. Your stay in Swakopmund gives you the opportunity to re-charge your batteries and / or to participate in some of the adventurous activities on offer, including scenic flights, dolphin cruises, dune boarding and much more.

Our property collection in Swakopmund

Continue your travels to Damaraland / 340 km

2 Nights in Damaraland

Damaraland Vingerklip

You travel into Damaraland past Namibia’s highest mountain, the majestic Brandberg Mountain, which reminds one of the volcanic era millions of years ago. Damaraland is one of Namibia’s least populated and geologically diverse regions in Africa. This harsh, rocky environment is home to the desert elephant, black rhino and free-roaming antelope species. A visit to Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO heritage site where you will find over 2,500 rock art pictures painted some 6,000 years ago! The Petrified Forest, one of the oldest landmasses on Earth, a geological phenomenon depicting the creation and metamorphosis of wood into stone is a must. Remember to look out for the Welwitschia mirabilis plant, the oldest living desert plant on earth.

Continue your travels to the Etosha National Park / 350 km

1 night in Western Etosha

Namibia Etosha lion

The Etosha National Park surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan and is home to 4 of the Big Five – elephant, lion, leopard and rhino.

Our property collection in Western Etosha

Continue your travels to Eastern Etosha National Park / km

2 Nights in Eastern Etosha

Namibia Etosha leopard

Self-drive through the Etosha National Park, travelling from west to east. With over 114 different animal and 340 different bird species, Etosha belongs to the world’s most diverse wildlife parks, and promises to be an unforgettable game experience.

Our property collection in Eastern Etosha National Park

Continue your travels to the Greater Waterberg Region / 360 km

2 Nights at the AfriCat Foundation

AfriCat Foundation

Today you are heading for the home of the AfriCat Foundation, committed to researching and rehabilitating Namibia’s threatened wild cat populations. With the abundance of animal and bird life and spectacular scenery, Okonjima is a photographer’s paradise. Activities include cheetah or leopard tracking, a leopard feed, a bushman walk or the night feeds of nocturnal wildlife.

Our property collection in Okonjima

Continue your travels back to Windhoek / 220 km

1 Night in Windhoek

Namibia Windhoek

Subject to the departure time of your flight home, either return your hire car at Windhoek International Airport or spend 1 last night in Windhoek.

Windhoek is a cosmopolitan melting pot of European architecture with Africa culture, with a variety of good restaurants to choose from, so enjoy your last meal under the African Sky reminiscing over the best holiday you will every have had and with memories that will stay with you forever. (or at least until you return to Namibia)

YOUR ADVENTURE ENDS

This itinerary is a suggestion only!

Please note that the above tour structure is a suggestion only, and can therefore be amended in any shape or form to meet your exact expectations. We encourage you to contact one of our Consultants to discuss and to prepare your very own Escape to the Rainbow Nation! +44 01908 609722

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