Windhoek, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Cape Cross Seal Colony, Twyfelfontein, Petrified Forest, Game Drives in Etosha National Park, Visit to the Cheetah Conservation Foundation & Waterberg Plateau National Park.
The Namibia Lodge Safari is a small-group, fully accommodated Lodge Safari, no participation, from / to Windhoek through Namibia (Windhoek-Windhoek)
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Day 1 Klein Windhoek Guest House or similar, Windhoek
On arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation for the night. Your guide will meet you at the lodge and we then embark on a short orientation city tour of Windhoek.
The evening is spent at leisure.
Day 2 &3 Agama River Camp or similar, Sossusvlei
Today, we make our way to the Namib Naukluft National Park, which contains what is considered to be the oldest desert in the world. The next morning wake up early to visit the world’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. At sunrise and sunset these dunes, which can reach heights of over 300 m, are absolutely spectacular and provide for a fantastic photo opportunity. Distance: 285km/ 245km, Departure 08h00/ 05h00 (BL/BL)
Days 4&5 Hotel a La Mer or similar, Swakopmund
The day is spent driving through the Namib Naukluft National Park on our way to Swakopmund. The Namib-Naukluft Desert is an ancient land with an ageless spirit. It is home to some of the rarest plant and animal species in the world. Sightings of these unique fauna and flora are a must on a Namibian safari. The animals of this harsh landscape include the oryx, springbok and Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra. Distance: 300km; Departure 08h00
Day 6 Twyfelfontein Country Lodge or similar, Damaraland
We travel along the barren Atlantic coast on our way out of Swakopmund to visit Cape Cross - the largest breeding site of the Cape Fur Seal. Leaving the coastline behind, we head inland across the desert plains for Twyfelfontein and view the ancient Bushmen paintings and engravings. Twyfelfontein was named a World Heritage site in 2007, the first Namibian location to receive this honour. The next morning we make a stop at the Petrified Forest, the trees of which are estimated to be 250 million years old. (BL) Distance: 430km; Departure 08h00
Days 7&8 Toshari Lodge or similar, Etosha National Park
Today we travel Namibia’s best-known highlight of the north – Etosha National Park. We spend two nights in the park, where our days are spent on game drives in the hopes of spotting lion,leopard, elephant and rhino as well as cheetah, giraffe, zebra and the numerous different types of antelope the park has to offer. Our nights are spent at the flood lit waterholes encountering the parks various nocturnal animals as they come to drink.
(BL/BL) Distance: 250km;/ 350km; Departure 08h00
Day 9 Waterberg Camp or similar, Waterberg Plateau Park
This morning we bid farewell to the wild animals of Etosha and travel via the Cheetah Conservation Foundation at Otjiwarongo to the Waterberg Plateau National Park. The CCF is an internationally recognised centre for research and education on cheetahs and their eco-systems. It boasts an extensive visitor’s centre, which encourages tourists to learn more about these beautiful cats and the efforts being made to save them. (BL)
Distance 320km; Departure 07h00
Day 10 Klein Windhoek Guesthouse or similar,Windhoek
We leave the Waterberg Plateau behind us and travel back to Windhoek through the beautiful countryside, making short stops en-route. Once we arrive, the rest of the afternoon can be spent at leisure, and dinner can be enjoyed in one of the many fabulous restaurants in the city.
(BL) Distance: 290km; Departure 08h00
Day 11 Windhoek - End of tour
Our safari ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to Windhoek Airport in time for your departure flight. We hope to welcome you again one day on another of our African adventures.
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Chameleon Holidays