Be as active as you dare.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £4,350 per person based on twin share||Your choice||14 nights in country and 2 nights of air travel||2 – 4 people||Tailor-made holiday||Temperature range of 12 – 26 C, depending on the time of year||Flights from UK, car hire, accommodation, meals where stated and back up service.|
Villa Violet - Windhoek
See Windhoek at your own pace and recover from your travels. Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, is located in a basin between the Khomas Highland, Auas and Eros Mountains. Situated in the leafy suburb of Klein Windhoek, Villa Violet Guest House offers a sparkling new, fresh and modern accommodation option when visiting the city centre. The rooms open out onto a patio with tables and chairs, and a small turquoise-blue pool glistens at the bottom of the garden.
Accommodation: the comfortable en-suite rooms open out onto a patio with tables and chairs, and a small turquoise-blue pool glistens invitingly at the bottom of the garden. It is a great place to start your Namibia journey.
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge is situated on a 4,000 hectare private game reserve characterised by two deserts and endless valleys. The Kalahari Desert has infinite chains of red sand dunes that alternate with green valleys whereas the Great Karoo is home to enormous grass steppes and dry river courses lined. Activities and excursions are either by 4×4 safari vehicles or guided and unguided tours on foot. Spend time and explore the bush on your own terms.
Accommodation: there are 12 twin chalets made from stone and thatch, each with a private terrace and en-suite showers which are outside under the stars. Each stilted guest house is named after the largest species roaming the reserve.
Days 3 - 4
Desert Homestead - the spectacular dunes
Desert Homestead Lodge is a beautifully decorated and friendly establishment with a bar, restaurant and pool. The lodge is designed in a rustic, farm style where you can enjoy home cooked meals and a friendly service. There is optional horse riding and nature drives within this spectacular area. Located just 27km from the world-famous Sesriem and Sossusvlei, there is the opportunity to explore the wondrous spectacle of the mighty dunes and walk amongst stark, sketeletal trees.
Accommodation: the bungalows look out over the desert and are set in beautiful surroundings. The rooms are en-suite and have double doors opening up onto your own small veranda. The lodge’s pool is perfect after a hot day in the desert.
Days 5 - 7
Atlantik Sicht – Swakopmund adventures
Atlantik Sicht is a luxury self-catering apartment metres from the sea and minutes from Swakopmund town centre on the Skeleton Coast of Namibia. From here you can participate in a variety of activities of your choice, from sand boarding to sea kayaking, land to sea. Atlantik Sicht is a convenient and luxurious base from which you can explore Swakopmund on foot, day and night. You will find a fascinating and intriguing historical resort town.
Accommodation: the apartment has three luxury double bedrooms with a main en suite bathroom with bath and shower and a shared bathroom with a shower. Décor throughout this self-catering apartment is light and modern.
Days 8 - 9
Grootberg Lodge - track black rhino
Perched on the lip of the Grootberg Plateau, with an infinite view down the stunning Klip River Valley, lies Grootberg Lodge. The community own the lodge so that the benefits go directly to helping the community become self sustainable. Experience the true wilderness that is Damaraland. The exclusive use area that the lodge encompasses, boasts a myriad of flora and fauna. Here is the chance to track black rhino, go on nature walks and visit the community.
Accommodation: the lodge consists of 11 thatched en-suite chalets, built from natural materials, with small hardwood private verandas that project you into the impossible view. Perfect after a day of rhino tracking.
Days 10 - 11
Etosha Safari Camp - explore vast Etosha
Namibia’s Etosha Safari Camp, is conveniently located just 10kms from Etosha National Park’s Andersson’s Gate. Etosha, meaning “Great White Place”, is dominated by a massive mineral pan. This pan is part of the Kalahari basin. The temporary water in the Etosha Pan attracts thousands of wading birds including impressive flocks of flamingos. Around the pan the area teems with wildlife and birds, ready for your own adventure.
Accommodation: the safari bungalows, set on the first hill of the Ondundozonanandana mountain range. Uniquely decorated with artistically painted floors and metal furniture, created by local Namibian craftsmen.
Day 12 - 13
Mushara Bush Camp
The drive across Etosha is something else. Take it at your own pace and explore the vastness of Etosha. The Mushara Bush Camp offers a down-to-earth tented bush camp experience which is well suited as an exceptional affordable base for families exploring the magical Etosha Pan National Park. The main Bush Camp House is thatched and has a true bush camp feel to it. Meals are served on the thatched veranda with the bush being a mere step away.
Accommodation: each of the 16 custom made en-suite tents are built from canvas, wood and local limestone. With an 8 m2 private veranda and windows from floor to ceiling, these tents are spacious and airy.
Okonjima Plains Camp - track leopard
West of the Waterberg Plateau, nestled among the Omboroko Mountains lies Okonjima Plains Camp – a Herero name meaning Place of the Baboons. This is much more than just a lodge. Okonjima is also home to The AfriCat Foundation. A project working with educating farmers and the public to conserve the big cat species of Namibia. Activities include trips to track leopard and wild dog. A unique experience and wonderful memories.
Accommodation: luxurious rooms that look over the spectacular, natural veldt. The rooms are quirkily modern with lots of unusual features yet weirdly blend into the environment. A wonderful night in the bush.