HighlightsGuided northern Namibia road safari
Diverse landscapes - a photographer's dream
See the Big 5 in Etosha National Park
Spot desert-adapted elephants in Damaraland
Enjoy a private visit to Sossusvlei
Visit a World Heritage Site
See the sunrise over the Namib Desert
OverviewGo on an adventure across the vast Namibian landscape as you visit some of its most striking and memorable sites.
Travel to the coastal town of Swakopmund, visit the ancient Damaraland and spend two magnificent days viewing wildlife in Etosha as you immerse yourself in this diverse country.
Spend contrasting days admiring the Namib Desert and cruising up the West Coast searching for its abundant marine life before heading inland and ending your tour off in the Ongava Private Game Reserve. From here you will discover and explore the Etosha National Park - a definite tour highlight.
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SummaryTour Duration: 10 DaysStart: WindhoekEnd: WindhoekDestinations Visited
Kulala Adventurer Camp
Damaraland Adventurer Camp
Ongava Tented Camp
This is an excellent mix of value for money establishments and taking you into areas not many people have been lucky enough to experience.Liesel van ZylProduct Manager
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Day to dayItineraryarrowBack to MapDays 1-2: Discover the Sossusvlei desert regionNamibiaDetailed breakdownDays 1-2: Discover the Sossusvlei desert region | 2 NightsUp arrowNamibiaOn arrival at Windhoek International Airport, you begin your Namibian adventure with a drive to the dramatic Sossusvlei area. Sit back and enjoy the diverse landscapes as you drive through the Khomas Hochland Mountains on your way to this arid desert region.
Bordering the Namib-Naukluft National Park, you spend the next two nights at Kulala Adventurer Camp in the Private Kulala Wilderness Reserve. Getting up early the next morning will reward you with a spectacular view of the sun rising over the Sossusvlei dunes.
The day will be spent exploring the 37 000 hectares of land where wildlife such as ostrich, springbok, gemsbok (eland) and fox roam freely. Activities available include day and night drives, guided walks, early morning hot-air ballooning, horse riding and quad biking (ATVs).
Days 3-4: Explore the coast of Swakopmund | 2 NightsUp arrowSwakopmund, NamibiaAn early departure will see you driving through the twisting roads of the Kuiseb Canyon before arriving at the gravel plains heading toward Walvis Bay (Whale Bay). From this sleepy coastal town you drive up the coast until you reach Swakopmund - a quaint little town wedged between the Atlantic Ocean and the vast Namib Desert.
Spend the next day exploring the ocean and its abundant marine life on a catamaran cruise, spotting dolphins and seals. Visit the Oyster Platforms, see the lighthouse at Pelican Point, and marvel at the pelicans, flamingos, sunfish and even leatherback turtles and humpback whales during season.
Spend the evenings in the Hansa Hotel, an iconic building that forms part of Swakopmund's architectural culture.
Days 5-7: Spot the desert elephant in Damaraland | 3 NightsUp arrowDamaraland, NamibiaContinue your journey north to Damaraland, a distinct region west of the Brandberg Mountains. Stop for lunch at Ugab Save the Rhino Trust Camp where the largest concentration of black rhino outside of a reserve is found.
Enter the ancient landscapes of Damaraland to spot some of the desert-adapted species such as the black rhino and desert elephant. The area boasts surprisingly large populations of wildlife including zebra, kudu, giraffe, gemsbok and springbok.
Enjoy a full day of activities that includes nature walks, mountain biking, exploring the rock engravings at the World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein, and going on night nature drives to seek out nocturnal species.
Days 8-9: Experience the wildlife of the Etosha National Park | 2 NightsUp arrowEtosha, NamibiaDrive to Ongava Tented Camp in the Ongava Game Reserve, bordering Etosha National Park. The reserve boasts not only the largest salt pan in the world, but also the highest wildlife density in Namibia.
Spend the entire next day exploring this abundant region and searching for the Big 5 and other savannah species. Enjoy lunch at Halali Camp where you can stroll down to the nearby waterhole and relax in the shade while the animals come and go.
Return to your camp in Ongava Game Reserve for dinner before heading out again on optional night drives and walks to search for some of the nocturnal animals.
Day 10: Returning to WindhoekUp arrowDrive south in the morning and return to Windhoek where your adventure comes to an end.
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Go2Africa