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Classic Namibia Tour - 19 days

This 19-day self-drive safari is the perfect option for the traveller who has a little more time to explore beautiful Namibia.

Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek

After our arrival we are transferred to our nearby Guestfarm in the Auas Mountains. In the afternoon we are taken on a farm drive on this special farm ending with a sundowner experience.

Day 2: Journey to the Kalahari semi desert
We travel south to a lodge on the edge of the Kalahari, Full board. 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.

Fish River CanyonDay 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.

Day 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 Aus you may visit the famous wild horses of the Namib.

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.

Day 7: Sossusvlei
In the morning self-drive 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.

Day 8: Via the Gaub- and 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.

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.

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 “.

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.

Day 12: Twyfelfontein
In the dry riverbed of the Aba-Huab and Huab we experience a very special tour. Between high Camelthorn- and Ana-trees we drive in deep river sand and are hoping to spot some of the rare desert elephants.

Day 13: Drive through Damaraland to the Ugab Terraces
We head to the "Petrified Forest" and on to Vingerklip Lodge. From the high Table Mountain right next to the lodge we enjoy a magnificent view of the wide Mopane plains and Ugab River. Geologically interesting rock formations remind one of “Marlboro Country “.

Day 14: Depart to Etosha National Park
Today we want to head into the realm of wildlife of Etosha National Park soonest. The Etosha National Park is one of the biggest game reserves in the world and is considered one of the finest game parks in Africa. Game viewing on our 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.

Day 15: Etosha National Park
Exciting wildlife viewing awaits us in the Etosha National Park. Game viewing on your own in the park. We have the whole day to visit the various water holes and to see wildlife such as giraffes, kudu, zebra, oryx antelope, black-faced impala, wildebeest, springbok, elephants and with some luck even lions or rhinos.

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.

Day 17: Journey via Tsumeb/Otavi to Otjiwarongo
Close to Tsumeb and time for a visit to the historic Lake Otjikoto. Accommodated on a lodge in the typical African style.

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.

Day 19: Drive to Windhoek and International flight home
Departure to Windhoek and returning of the car. Transfer to the airport, 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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