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Namibian Discoverer

This tour takes you from Windhoek to Windhoek in 10 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

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Duration

10 days

Type

Small Group Tours, Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

All the best highlights of Namibia jam packed into this two week adventure! Visit the stark Skeleton Coast, game spot in Etosha National Park, pat a Cheetah, and climb the dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Fantastic!

 

General Notes

This trip departs every Friday.

Please note as of 6th April 2012 this itinerary will run in reverse.

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Tour Code

WW10-16

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Namibian Discoverer

Day 1, Windhoek to Cheetah Park

Departing Windhoek we travel north and enter the Kunene region. We aim to arrive at Okonjima during the middle afternoon where you will be taken on a tour where you will be able to meet some of the cheetah that are going through the Africat rehabilitation programme.

Day 2, Cheetah Park to Etosha National Park

We make our way to Etosha National Park, stopping en-route only to refresh our supplies. The 22,000sq.km park is a haven for a large variety of bird and animal species and we will spend some time game driving through the southern part of it. At night you can sit at the floodlit water hole beside our camp site and see what comes to visit!

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Day 3, Etosha National Park

A full day of game drives and waterhole viewing as we try to catch a glimpse of some of the plains game and Big 5 that reside in Etosha National Park.

Day 4, Etosha National Park to Kamanjab

Leaving Etosha we begin our journey south on a short drive to the small town of Kamanjab. Here we take our curiosity to a local communal carnivore conservation project. The project’s team work with farming communities and communities surrounding the Etosha National Park, helping to educate them on how to best protect livestock, mainly from lion. This venture is the first of its kind in Namibia.

 

Namibian Discoverer

Day 5, Kamanjab to Twyfelfontein

We start our day bright and early in the north Kaokoland region of Namibia where we visit the only Himba village still traditionally functioning. Spend your time learning about the marriage customs, traditional food and mysteries of the “Holy Fire” religion. We continue on to explore the beautiful desert expanse of Damaraland, making our way to Twyfelfontein where we visit the ancient bushman rock engravings.

Day 6, Twyfelfontein to Swakopmund via (Cape Cross Seal Colony)

The infamous and desolate Skeleton Coast is flanked by bone-bleaching desert and the crashing Atlantic Ocean. We arrive at Cape Cross Seal Colony for a visit before heading south to Swakopmund - Namibia's adventure capital.

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Day 7, Swakopmund

A leisure day today to get the feel of this quaint German town sandwiched between the edge of a massive dune field and the ocean. Take on some adventure activities or relax in a cafe on the beachfront.

Day 8, Swakopmund to Sesriem

Today we head south, past Walvis Bay enroute to Sesriem. Close by and surrounded by a sea of sand dunes, is Sossusvlei. The top of the dunes, some over 300m high, offers fantastic views of the desert. We spend the afternoon exploring and can enjoy the glorious sunset from the top of a big dune should the weather permit.

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Day 9, Sesriem to Sesriem via (Sossusvlei)

An early start as we enter into the park and head for Dune 45. Clamber to the top for a stunning high-point view over the dunes. We continue to Sossusvlei and from here you will have your own free time to explore the vlei or the surrounding area. Stunning photographic opportunities are available in the dunes so bring those cameras!!

Day 10, Sesriem to Windhoek

After watching the sunrise across this beautiful area we leave the serenity of the dunes and head north to Windhoek.

 

Meals included in your tour cost

9 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 7 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

There are optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Windhoek, Etosha National Park, Swakopmund & 4 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: crew (including cook)
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Other: Sleeping mat included

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

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