18-DAY HIDDEN TREASURES OF NAMIBIA

17 NIGHTS
SELF-DRIVE
N$ 84,891
N$ 64,035

Embark on a journey through Namibia's diverse landscapes and cultural gems. Explore Windhoek's modernity, the red dunes of Kalahari, and Africa's largest Fish River Canyon. Discover coastal charm in Luderitz, iconic Sossusvlei dunes, and Swakopmund's allure. Experience the unique rock formations of Spitzkoppe, cultural richness in Khowarib and Purros, and wildlife wonders of Etosha. This tour promises an unforgettable adventure across Namibia's breathtaking terrain.

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N$ 84,891
N$ 64,035

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FROM

N$ 84,891
N$ 64,035

PP SHARING

FROM

N$ 84,891
N$ 64,035

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itinerary
Standard Tour Itinerary
Day 1-2 | Windhoek

Windhoek

Standard: Elegant Guesthouse | Luxury: The Weinberg

Bed & Breakfast

Begin your journey in Windhoek, where cosmopolitan energy intertwines with the African spirit. Discover tranquillity at The Elegant Guesthouse, seamlessly blending contemporary comfort with enduring charm. For those in pursuit of luxury, The Weinberg Windhoek awaits as your haven of opulence and calm.

Day 2-3 | Kalahari Namibia

Kalahari Namibia

Standard: Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge | Luxury: Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

The Kalahari, known as ‘the great thirst,’ spans Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia, presenting an incredibly stunning living desert. Its landscape features a vast semi-arid sandy savannah draped over gently rolling sand dunes that extend across most of Botswana and significant parts of Namibia and South Africa. This region is the last refuge of the indigenous San people, as the modern world has overtaken the areas they once inhabited. In Namibia, the Kalahari is characterised by red sands adorned with sparse, delicate golden grasses, interspersed with acacia trees, and inhabited by a diverse array of wildlife such as gemsbok, impala, jackals, and cheetahs.
Standard accommodation brings you to the Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge, and the luxury package offers the comfort of the Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge.

Day 3-4 | Fish River Canyon

Swakopmund

Standard: Canyon Village Gondwana Collection Namibia | Luxury: Fish River Lodge

Bed & Breakfast

Crafting an immense rocky spectacle in southern Namibia, the Fish River has sculpted Africa’s largest and the world’s second-largest canyon. This arid, sun-drenched expanse, the Fish River Canyon, spans an impressive 160 kilometers in length, reaching widths of up to 27 kilometers and depths of 550 meters. Its breathtaking natural splendour attracts visitors from across the globe, drawn to its ancient geological marvels. Adventure seekers can embark on the exhilarating 85-kilometer Fish River Hiking Trail, delving into 1.5 billion years of geological history for a thrilling experience.

For accommodations, the Standard Self-Drive option provides comfort at Canyon Village, offering a unique lodging experience. Those desiring luxury can indulge in the captivating blend of comfort and natural beauty at Fish River Lodge.

Day 4-6 | Luderitz

Luderitz

Standard: Alte Villa | Luxury: Luderitz Nest Hotel

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Luderitz occupies a truly unique and captivating geographical position in the rugged Atlantic Coast and the arid Namib Desert. This coastal town is a fascinating blend of historical charm, resembling a slice of 19th-century Bavaria against the backdrop of the pink-hued Namib Desert dunes.

Your journey progresses to Luderitz, where a rich tapestry of history meets coastal splendour. When opting for the standard tour, Alte Villa provides a cozy sanctuary. Those looking for a luxurious escape can enjoy the stunning Luderitz Nest Hotel.

Day 6-8 | Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

Standard: Desert Homestead Lodge | Luxury: Hoodia Desert Lodge

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Venture into the picturesque Namib-Naukluft National Park, where Sossusvlei showcases the iconic red sand dunes of the Namib Desert. Here, the vivid contrast of clear blue skies against the towering red dunes creates a mesmerizing spectacle, earning it the reputation as one of Africa’s most scenic natural wonders and a haven for photographers. This captivating destination stands as a highlight of Namibia’s attractions, boasting dunes that soar nearly 400 meters, ranking among the world’s tallest.

On Days 6 & 7 of your journey, discover the serene Desert Homestead Lodge, offering a haven of comfort amidst breathtaking panoramas as the standard accommodation. For a luxurious experience, indulge in the exquisite comforts of Hoodia Desert Lodge.

Day 8-10 | Swakopmund

Swakopmund

Standard: At The Sea Boutique Guesthouse | Luxury: Strand Hotel

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Nestled along Namibia’s breathtakingly scenic coastline, the coastal town of Swakopmund is renowned for its expansive avenues, colonial-era architecture, and the surreal desert landscapes that surround it. The unique fusion of German and Namibian influences, coupled with a plethora of adventurous pursuits, a relaxed ambiance, and refreshing sea breezes, has made it a highly sought-after destination in Namibia. Visitors can anticipate an array of thrilling activities such as quad biking, horseback riding, paragliding, fishing, sightseeing, and captivating desert excursions.

Your accommodations await at the luxurious At The Sea Boutique Guesthouse (standard) and the Strand Hotel (luxury), offering splendid town views and a tranquil beachside atmosphere.

Day 10-11 | Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppen Lodge

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Nestled amidst the rugged beauty of Namibia’s Spitzkoppe, this iconic natural wonder is a playground for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Towering granite peaks and vast open plains create a breathtaking backdrop, making Spitzkoppe a must-visit destination for those seeking awe-inspiring landscapes.

The standard and luxury accommodations await at Spitzkoppen Lodge, offering a comfortable retreat amidst the striking scenery. Whether you choose the standard or luxury option, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the dramatic rock formations and the vast expanse of the desert.

Explore the unique rock formations on guided hikes, marvel at ancient rock art, or simply soak in the tranquility of this ancient landscape. With its rugged charm and unparalleled beauty, Spitzkoppe promises an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Day 11-12 | Khowarib

Khowarib

Khowarib Lodge and Safaris

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Khowarib is a small village situated between Kaokoland and Damaraland in northwestern Namibia. A short distance away lies the Hoanib River, one of the rare free-flowing rivers in this region, along with the stunning Khowarib Gorge. Here, you can embark on hiking adventures along the riverbed and through the gorge, or join guided drives or walks to discover the diverse birdlife and wildlife of the area. Despite the challenging climate, Khowarib is home to a surprisingly abundant array of wildlife, including jackals, genets, and the occasional sighting of rhinos or rare desert elephants.

Visitors also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the traditional lifestyle of the local Himba community, whose way of life has remained largely unchanged for centuries. Additionally, nearby is an ancient rock art site, easily accessible from the village.

Your stay in Khowarib offers both standard and luxury accommodations at Khowarib Lodge and Safaris, ensuring a comfortable and immersive experience in this unique and captivating region.

 

Day 12-13 | Purros

Purros

Purros Campsite

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Nestled in the untamed northwestern Kunene region of Namibia, the Purros area, also known as ‘Puros’, showcases arid semi-desert landscapes characterized by rolling hills, wooded river valleys, and expansive plains adorned with sparse savannah vegetation, accented by acacia and tamarisk trees. This secluded region is a paradise for 4X4 enthusiasts, nestled deep within the Kaokoland wilderness. Its rugged beauty is home to a diverse range of desert-adapted wildlife, including elephants, lions, black rhinos, and giraffes.

Visitors to Purros have the opportunity to spend nights at various lodges and camps, immersing themselves in the wilderness and partaking in activities such as game drives, cultural tours with the Himba people, or guided visits to local villages.

Experience Purros with a choice of standard and luxury accommodations at Purros Campsite, ensuring a comfortable and enriching stay in this captivating wilderness setting.

Day 13-14 | Hoanib River

Hoanib River

Hoanib River Wild Camping

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

In the western reaches of Namibia, where Kaokoland meets the Skeleton Coast, stretches the Hoanib River, a 270-kilometer lifeline in this arid landscape. It serves as a vital oasis, supporting a rich diversity of wildlife. Here, 75% of Namibia’s endemic species find refuge, including the world’s largest populations of desert-adapted elephants, lions, and rhinos, alongside zebra, kudu, and giraffe, creating a truly remarkable and inspiring environment.

Explorers can delight in a range of activities, from scenic four-wheel-drive routes to adventurous hiking trails, thrilling runs down towering sand dunes, and challenging climbs up uniquely shaped rock formations. Guided nature walks offer intimate insights into this captivating ecosystem.

Embrace the essence of Hoanib River with a choice of standard and luxury accommodations at Hoanib River Wild Camping, ensuring a comfortable and immersive stay in this exceptional and enchanting region.

Day 14-15 | Khowarib

Khowarib

Khowarib Lodge and Safaris

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Same as previously described.

Day 15-16 | Etosha West

Etosha West

Standard: Hobatere Lodge | Luxury: Dolomite Camp

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Nestled in the western expanse of Etosha National Park, a renowned wildlife haven in northwestern Namibia, Etosha West offers a rugged and untamed experience accessible via Galton Gate. Travellers venturing into Etosha West can anticipate discovering the breathtaking vistas of this remote landscape in northern Namibia, distinguished by its verdant rolling terrain and reddish-brown earth, creating a striking contrast to the flat, expansive white clay soil of Etosha East.

You can stay at the elegant Hobatere Lodge (standard) or the luxurious Dolomite Camp (luxury), both of which provide a serene ambiance.

Day 16-18 | Etosha South

Etosha South

Standard: Etosha Safari Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia | Luxury: Etosha Oberland Lodge

Situated just south of the Etosha National Park boundary in northwestern Namibia, Etosha South comprises the park’s southern region, renowned for its wilderness. This area includes a collection of top-notch private game reserves and can be accessed through the southern entrance at Andersson’s Gate. Visitors can spot a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, and various plains game. Exciting activities such as open 4×4 safaris with knowledgeable guides, half or full-day drives, and the option of a picnic lunch with wine during full-day game drives are popular here.

The standard accommodation option is the Etosha Safari Camp, while the luxury tour offers a stay at the remarkable Etosha Oberland Lodge.

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