Namibia individual travel

CLASSIC NAMIBIA - 19 DAYS

Classic Namibia - 19 days

Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek

Relax at the swimmingpool/in the gardens. After coffee & cake, you depart on a game drive ending with a sundowner. Lodge near Windhoek.

Day 2: Journey to the Kalahari semi desert

We travel south to a lodge on the edge of the Kalahari. Typical red sand dunes and camelthorn tree savannah, we are taken on a game drive to view the many desert adapted antelope and birds including the giant sociable weaver nests.

Day 3: Drive via Keetmanshoop to the Fish River Canyon

To the second biggest canyon in the world, after the Grand Canyon. Geologically interesting karoo landscape with interesting desert flora including the majestic tree aloe, the Quiver Tree. Lodge at Fish River Canyon

Fish River CanyonDay 4: Sightseeing at the Fish River Canyon

We enjoy a scenic drive to the Canyon. There are also opportunities to hike or take interesting walks in the area. Lodge at Fish River Canyon.

Day 5: Journey along the Orange River

The Orange River forms the border to South Africa, and flows within a beautiful desert landscape. At Aub you may visit the famous wild horses of the Namib. Lodge at Aus.

Day 6: Drive to Sesriem/Sossusvlei

You drive in a northerly direction along the Namibrand, one of Namibia’s most scenic routes. Sweeping views over the huge sand dunes in an immense sand sea. We have time to walk the Elim Dune or visit the conglomerates of the Sesriem Canyon. Lodge near the gateway to Sossusvlei.

Day 7: Sossusvlei

In the morning selfdrive to the dunes at Sossusvlei. Short hike to the photogenic Deadvlei. Here you have the opportunity to climb one of the highest dunes in the world. Lodge near the gateway to Sossusvlei.

Day 8: Via the Gaub - /Kuiseb pass to Swakopmund

Drive via Walvis Bay to Swakopmund, where you will overnight directly at the beach. The journey takes us out of the dune sea along vast gravel plains to the Atlantic Coastline and the friendly town of Swakopmund. Lodge at the beach.

Day 9: Swakopmund

Today you take part in an interesting Marine Cruise to view seals, dolphins, pelicans and other sea birds and marine life. Other activities of interest: Quadbiking in the dunes, a Living Desert Tour and many interesting shops in this charming old colonial town. Lodge at the coast.

Day 10: Drive to the Erongo mountains Twyfelfontein Bushmen Engravings
A beautiful granite boulder strewn environment. You can enjoy an interesting walk to the bushman paintings or you may decide to visit the bushman “Living Museum“. Lodge in the Erongo mountains, between bizarre rock formations.

Day 11: Journey via Uis to Twyfelfontein

Sightseeing of the famous bushmen engravings, a World Heritage Site and visit to Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes. Lodge at Twyfelfontein.

Day 12: Drive through Damaraland to the Ugab Terraces

Geologically interesting rock formations remind one of “Marlboro Country“. Lodge in the area of the “Vingerklip“.

Day 13: Vingerklip

Relax at the swimming pool or take part in optional hiking trails. Scenic drive can be booked at the lodge. Lodge in the area of the “Vingerklip“.

Day 14: Depart to Etosha National Park

Game viewing on your own in the park. A huge variety of wildlife in a pristine nature area. After sunset, relax and enjoy sightings of wild animals at the camps’ waterhole. Okaukuejo Restcamp at the waterhole.

Day 15: Etosha National Park

Game viewing on your own in the park, visiting the many waterholes. Sightings of herds of zebras and other species of antelope, with luck, lions and elephants. Restcamp at Halali.

Day 16: Drive to eastern Etosha Etosha Lions

Another day in this animal kingdom spent game viewing. Before sunset you leave the park and proceed to a unique bush camp, your next overnight destination. Lodge near the eastern gateway of the park.

Day 17: Journey via Tsumeb/Otavi to the Waterberg

Close to Tsumeb and time for a visit to the historic Lake Otjikoto. The Waterberg Plateau Park is a nature paradise, home to a large variety of plants and animal species. Lodge near the eastern gateway of the park.

Day 18: Drive to a lodge near Windhoek

Our journey is slowly coming to an end. We travel via Okahandja to reach our lodge between the mountains. We can relax in the lovely gardens and at the pool. In the late afternoon we may decide to take a final game drive. Lodge in the country just north of Windhoek.

Day 19: International Flight

Departure flight from Windhoek.

Please note:
You are welcome to make changes to the above program to create your very own unique tour.

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