Explore Namibia Safari
Indulge in a private guided Namibia safari in the company of a dedicated and experienced safari guide, who will ensure that you enjoy a fascinating and stress-free journey of discovery amidst dramatic scenery. Climb some of the world’s highest free-standing sand dunes, enjoy close encounters with seals, dolphins, marine birds and possibly even whales, walk amongst pre-historic rock art at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein, embark on exciting game drives within Etosha National Park, visit the world renowned AfriCat Foundation with big cat encounters.
- Tour Name: Explore Namibia Safari
- Price Range: $4815 US – $5195 US
- Duration: 12 days
- Country(s): Namibia
- Tour Type: Private
- Start & Finish: Windhoek
- Tour Code: NES12
- Activities: Wildlife/Game drives/Sports
Price per person sharing in a double or twin room, min. 2
- Mid-season (Jan – June) – $4815 US
- High season (July – Oct) – $5195 US
- Single supplement may apply
- 11 nights accommodations
- 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
- Elephant/Nature drive and Twyfelfontein, Burnt Mountain and organ pipes excursion
- Seal and dolfin cruise
- Sand dunes exploration
- Game drives
- AfriCat wildlife encounter
- Visas, tips, souvenirs, beverages, and items of a personal nature.
- Hot air ballooning, quad biking, helicopter and scenic flights
Day 1 Windhoek
Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako (Windhoek) International Airport you will be welcomed by your private guide and driven to your accommodation. Later, enjoy dinner with your guide as you discuss the itinerary for your upcoming safari.
Day 2 Sossusvlei
Head southwest through the scenic Khomas Hochland Highlands and into the Namib Desert. If there is time, you can visit Sesriem Canyon, or relax and soak in the scenic ochre-coloured sand dunes.
Day 3 Sossusvlei
Take an excursion into the Namib Naukluft National Park with your guide. This area boasts some of the highest free-standing sand dunes in the world. Stop at Sesriem Canyon, if missed the day before.
Day 4 Swakopmund
Travel through the Namib Naukluft National Park, visiting Walvis Bay, to see the interesting mix of pelicans, flamingos and other sea-birds before continuing north to Swakopmund.
Day 5 Swakopmund
Take a memorable seal and dolphin cruise within the outer lagoon of Walvis Bay, an ideal way of seeing Cape fur seals, dolphins, pelicans, flamingos and a wide variety of other sea birds. If you are lucky, you might see whales, leatherback turtles and sunfish.
Day 6 Damaraland
Head inland today, passing Namibia’s highest mountain, the Brandberg, towards Twyfelfontein, offering some of the most breath-taking scenery on your safari. See rock engravings (recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes.
Day 7 Damaraland
Take a 4×4 excursion along the ephemeral Aba Huab River valley to explore and search for game, including the elusive desert adapted elephants, if they are in the area. Later, your guide will take you on a walk around your camp.
Day 8 Etosha National Park
Continue to Etosha National Park, stopping at the fascinating Petrified Forest along the way. If time allows, you will have your first game drive in the park.
Day 9 Etosha National Park
Today is spent game-viewing in Etosha National Park. Etosha hosts a vast array of animals, including the Big Five, as well as giraffes, large herds of elephant, antelope, and predators ranging from lion to black-backed jackal.
Day 10 Etosha National Park
Take morning and afternoon game drives today, or head north past Fischer’s Pan and up into the Andoni Plains.
Day 11 Okonjima Reserve
Today, visit The AfriCat Foundation, which supports the conservation of the world’s largest free-ranging population of cheetah and Namibia’s large wildcat population. Created as a refuge for rehabilitated predators, the reserve is a haven for cheetah, leopard, spotted hyena and African wild dog, as well as several species of antelope.
Day 12 Depart
After, depart for Windhoek, with a stop in the town of Okahandja, and their craft market. You will be driven to Windhoek International Airport to check in for your flight home and the end of your Namibia safari. (Note – departure flight must be no earlier than 1600 hrs to allow for driving time).