Discover Namibia, a wilderness is waiting for you to explore.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £5,550 per person based on twin share, single supp £655||
7 – 19 Aug 2021
11 – 23 Sept 2021
9 – 21 Oct 2021
|10 nights in country and 2 nights of air travel||2 – 7 people||Group trip||Temperature range of 12 – 26 C||Flights from UK, all transfers, accommodation, meals where stated and back up service.|
Rivendell Guest House – explore Windhoek
Located in Namibia’s capital city Windhoek, Rivendell Guesthouse offers a homely, cosy, friendly and comfortable setting in which to relax and recover from your travels. The guesthouse is within walking distance of the city centre where you can explore the historic sights, shops and restaurants of the city. The guesthouse offers off-road parking behind electronic gates and secure storage for luggage. It is a great place to start your Namibia journey.
Accommodation: beautiful twin en-suite rooms, to ensure that you are ready for your trip into the vast expanse of Namibia. With a self-catering open-plan kitchen, a communal lounge with shaded veranda; the perfect place to relax.
Days 2 - 3
Sossusvlei Lodge - the spectacular dunes
Sossusvlei Lodge blends in perfectly with its environment, in the shade of the camelthorn trees and is immediately beside the busy entrance gate into the Namib-Naukluft National Park, at Sesreim. Ideally placed for seeing the massive expansive expense of sandiness in the area. In the early morning drive into the National Park and onto Sossusvlei to walk amongst the dunes and go photography mad. Sunrise is the best time of day to see this sea of inspiring dunes.
Accommodation: 45 adobe style rooms, each has its own patio from where the views are stunning. The rooms are very spacious and fully air-conditioned. Simply step out of your tent and into the desert, extraordinary.
Days 4 - 5
The Strand - Swakopmund on the sea
The Strand Hotel is located on Swakopmund’s historic ‘Mole’ and has the Atlantic Ocean on three sides. Being in Swakopmund, Namibia’s premier seaside resort, makes it an ideal destination for all individual, self-drive tourists. They say it’s where the Namib Dunes meet the Atlantic Ocean. With easy access to the town it is a great place to explore the coastline and desert by plane, 4×4 or catamaran. The coast is spectacular anyway that you decide to experience it.
Accommodation: situated in some of the best view locations within the Hotel these rooms offer floor-to-ceiling panoramic and sliding doors with “step-out” Romeo & Juliet balconies. It is the ideal place to stay in Swakopmund.
Days 6 - 7
Camp Kipwe - delights of Damaraland
Camp Kipwe is situated within the Twyfelfontein Conservancy in the Damaraland area. Damaraland is renowned for its geology, unusual rock formations, rock paintings, and rare desert-adapted flora and fauna. Relax and unwind in the lounge – the mountain views are breathtaking as are the stunning sunsets. Activities include elephant nature drives and visits to the rock engraving and other unusual geological formations.
Accommodation: 8 igloo-shaped double bungalows, emphasising the peace and quiet of the camp. Outside, each bungalow has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, as well as a private veranda, overlooking the surrounding plains.
Day 8 - 9
Etosha Safari Lodge
In the middle of northern Namibia’s arid, captivating savannah, bordering the world-famous Etosha National Park, is Etosha Safari Lodge. Settled on top of a hill, overlooking a vast expanse of mopane woodland below. The Etosha area is rated one of the best places on the continent to view rhino, and Etosha is home to both white and black rhino. Etosha National Park is Namibia’s most game-rich area. Get out on a game drive to see what you can spot.
Accommodation: rooms are located on a hillock, overlooking magnificent views, with Etosha National Park in the distance. Rooms have twin beds, en-suite bathrooms, and a small veranda.
Okonjima Plains Camp - track leopard
West of the Waterburg 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.