Namibia individual travel

SOUTHERN NAMIBIA - 12 DAYS

Southern Namibia - 12 days

Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek

Relax at the swimming pool/in the gardens. After coffee & cake, 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.

Red Kalahari DunesDay 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.

Day 4: Sightseeing at the Fish River Canyon

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

Day 5: Drive along the Orange River

The Orange River forms the border between Namibia and South Africa, and flows through a beautiful desert landscape. Lodge at Aus.

Day 6: Klein Aus Vista

Opportunity for a day excursion to L├╝deritz, the ghost town Kolmanskop (early diamond town) and a visit to the famous wild horses of the Namib Desert. Lodge at Aus.

Day 7: Drive to the Tiras Mountains, Namib Desert

Sossusvlei DunesThis unique lodge is situated in the heart of the Tiras Mountains on the edge of the Namib sand sea. Allow yourselves to be revived by this magnificent surrounding and enjoy a special feeling of endless freedom amongst shining red granite boulders. Lodge at Ranch Koiimasis.

Day 8: Sesriem/Sossusvlei

We drive along the great sand sea to reach Sesriem, the gateway to Sossusvlei. We enjoy a peaceful afternoon and take the opportunity to visit the Sesriem Canyon and climb the nearby Elim Dune to take in a 360 degree view of the beautiful desert sands and mountains in the distance. Lodge near the entrance of the Namib Naukluft Park.

Day 9: Sesriem/Sossusvlei

Our lodge overlooks the massive sandsea to the west and the Naukluft mountains in the east. Selfdrive to Sossusvlei deep into the heart of the dunes ending at the world famous dead vlei. A lovely area to walk amongst the highest dunes in the world. Lodge near the entrance of the Namib Naukluft Park.

Namibian LandscapeDay 10: Drive via the Gaub Pass into the Khomas Hochland
Famous for good service and delicious cuisine. The lodge on the edge of the great escarpment, scenic bushveld after the red sand dunes of the Namib. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive. Guestfarm in the Khomas Hochland at the Gamsberg pass.

Day 11: Drive to Windhoek

Our journey is slowly coming to an end. We travel via Windhoek 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.

Day 12: Internationl Flight

Return of rental vehicle, and outbound flight from Namibia in the afternoon.

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

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