Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek, transfer to Guestfarm
Lodge in the country not far from the airport. Relaxing afternoon on this rustic farm. After coffee and cake we depart on a nature drive on this 5000 hectare wildlife reserve ending with a sundowner under a setting African sun.
Day 2: Drive to the Kalahari semi-desert
Afternoon game drive in the Kalahari viewing a variety of animals. The many Camelthorn Trees are a dominant feature of this unique semi-desert paradise. Lodge in between the red sand dunes.
Day 3: Drive to Sesriem/Sossusvlei
Drive via Maltahohe over the Zaris Pass into the unique dune sea of the mighty Namib Desert . We continue northwards between the sand sea and the Zebra and Naukluft Mountains that are part of the Namibian central escarpment. Visit to Sesriem Canyon. Lodge near Sesriem.
Day 4: Sossusvlei
We depart as early as possible on a drive into this great sand sea. We continue to the famous Dead and Sossus Vleis to walk among the dunes and photograph this beautiful landscape. We may decide to climb one of the highest dunes in the world. Lodge in the Namib Desert.
Day 5: Via the Ghaub and Kuiseb Passes to Swakopmund
Along the sand sea and over the gravel plains of the Namib, we continue to the cosy town of Swakopmund on the mighty Atlantic Ocean. We enjoy a fine seafood dinner overlooking the ocean. Overnight at a comfortable Hotel or guesthouse.
Day 6: Swakopmund
We are booked on an interesting boat cruise on the Walvis Bay. There are an exciting variety of sea animals and birds to be seen on this special adventure trip. A number of surprises await us. Overnight at a comfortable Hotel or Guesthouse.
Day 7: Drive to the Erongo Mountains
A lovely area to walk, we may choose to walk to the nearby bushman
paintings. The farm is home to a bushman tribe, we may book an excursion
to their „Living Museum“. Lodge amongst the massive granite boulders of
Day 8: Drive to the Etosha National Park
We arrive at Etosha, a park over 24000 sq km in size and teeming with wildlife, including elephant, rhino and lion. We go on a number of game drives to visit the many waterholes, open plains and Mopane thickets hoping to make a rare and special sighting. Okaukuejo Restcamp at the waterhole.
Day 9: Etosha National Park
We continue on our game drives on the many small roads in this park. A visit to the Pans edge and the waterholes Salvadore, Rietfontein and Nebrowni are a must. On the early morning game drive we have the biggest chance of finding those elusive Etosha lions and leopards. Restcamp at Halali.
Day 10: Drive to Eastern Etosha
Another day of wildlife viewing. We visit the vast Andoni Plains and the Fishers Pan, a haven for the many water birds found inland. We lunch at the historically interesting Namutoni Fort and depart for our special lodge late in the afternoon. Lodge near Namutoni, eastern Etosha.
Day 11: Drive via Tsumeb and Otavi to the Waterberg
On the way we visit the mysteriously deep Otjikoto Lake. The Waterberg is a nature paradise, geologically fascinating and famous for its big variety of trees and shrubs. There are a variety of interesting walks to choose from, including up to the top of the plateau. Restcamp or lodge at the Waterberg.
Day 12: Drive to 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 enjoy our final game drive. Lodge in the country just north of Windhoek.
Day 13: Flight back home
Before we travel to the airport, we have the opportunity to visit the bustling and cosmopolitan African capital of Namibia, Windhoek. Historically interesting with many special shops and friendly people.
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