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Day 1: Airport to Discovery Guest House , Windhoek

Stop At: Namibia Craft Centre, 40 Tal St Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek Namibia
We will pick you up from the Hosea Kutako International Airport. The airport Is 45 km outside Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. It has been a long journey, you will be dropped off at Discovery Guest House. After you have rested, a free township tour will be arranged for the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Discover guest house

Day 2: Windhoek- Etosha National Park

Stop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park Namibia
Pick up from your hotel or lodge between 7am-8am to allow us to depart at 8.30am. Headed to the north we will have our lovely lunch break in Otjiwarongo or Outjo. We will drive through the National park in search of wildlife: elephants, rhino, zebras, various game (oryx, kudu, wildebeest, impala, springbok, gemsbok) giraffes, hyenas and big cats of Africa: lion, leopard and cheetah inhabiting the enormous grasslands. We will be at our respective accommodation just before sunset. Dinner will sum-up the adventure and rest will be required so that we can be able to work up early and fresh for the next adventure.Overnight at Toshari Lodge (campsite) or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Toshari Lodge (campsite) or similar

Day 3: Etosha National Park

Stop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park Namibia
An early rise will be encouraged to have the feel of nature and the fresh breeze. Soon after breakfast we will then start our game drive to allow us to have a magnificent exploration, we will visit the waterholes. We will get to visit the Etosha pan (salt pan) before game driving across the park in expedition of coming across the Big 4 and other animal species. A light lunch will allow us to rest, gathering energy for our next adventure. After a short relaxation we will then visit our last waterhole that will be the last appreciation of Namibia’s beauty. Before sunset we will be back to our accommodation place so that we can have dinner as we share stories of our experiences of the day and also share and compare beautiful photos.Overnight at Toshari Lodge (campsite) or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Toshari Lodge (campsite) or similar

Day 4: Etosha -Swakopmund

Stop At: Swakopmund Museum, Strand Street, Swakopmund Namibia
You will be collected from your lodge between 07:00 and 08:00. We have a long drive today 540km ahead of you. We will drive via Outjo and turn off right before Otjiwarango towards Omaruru. We will have a picnic lunch in Omaruru, the town has 14,000 inhabitants and owns 352 square kilometres of land. We will continue via Karibib and Usakos and then across the Namibia Desert to Swakopmund. We will arrive in Swakopmund mid-afternoon where you will have time to explore this quaint seaside town on foot and your guide will be happy to recommend a good restaurant for your evening meal (own expense).Overnight at Tiger Reef (campsite)or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Tiger Reef (campsite)or similar

Day 5: Swakopmund- Cape Cross

Stop At: Skeleton Coast, 60km north of Henties Bay Cape Cross Seal Reserve Namibia
In the morning we will go on an excursion to the seal colony at Cape Cross, north of Swakopmund, where we will be able to experience thousands of fur seals at close range. The rest of the day will be free with plenty of time to explore the town. Swakopmund is a very pleasant seaside town with lots of shops, a good stretch of beach (although the Atlantic is quite cold here) and an open-air curio market. There is also a very good museum and the Namibian National Marine Aquarium is located in Swakopmund. Alternatively, there are various optional activities that can be arranged. These include a boat-tour (with oysters and champagne), fishing trips (either from the beach or in a boat), quad-bike trips into the desert and over the sand dunes around Swakopmund, sand boarding, skydiving and many other activities. Your guide will discuss all the possible optional activities with you and offer to make pre-bookings in advance.Overnight atTiger Reef (campsite)or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Tiger Reef (campsite)or similar

Day 6: Swakopmund - Sossusvlei

Stop At: Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
Namibia is a country of contrasts. Today we will move from the sea to the desert. On our way we will cross the Tropic of Capricorn and traverse the Gaub and the Kuiseb passes, driving down to the dry river bed at the bottom of the Kuiseb Canyon before climbing up the other side and watching the spectacular desert landscape unfold before us. Having arrived at the desert, we will make a stop at Solitaire for our lunch. We will arrive at the lodge or campsite around 3-4 pm. This time is extremely hot, we recommend that you spend the day cooling off by the pool. Early rest is required as tomorrow you are expected to wake early in the morning.Overnight at Weltevrede Guest Farm or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Weltevrede Guest Farm or similar

Day 7: Sossuvlei, Dune 45, Big Daddy, Dead Vlei & Sesriem

Stop At: Big Daddy Dune, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
This morning you will wake up early to experience the sunrise over the dunes. After driving to the center of the dune field, you will reach the Sossusvlei on foot. It's about 5km walk through the dunes in the freshness of the morning. You will see the sun play on top of the dunes changing the contrasts of the entire desert. As you walk carefully look around, there is a possibility to spot an ostrich out here in the wilderness! During your stay in Sossusvlei, you will have the chance to climb Dune 45 - the most photographed dune in the world.

As the day gets warmer, you will head back to the campsite for some lunch.

As the evening comes and the air cools off a little, you will go for an excursion to Sesriem Canyon. Take a walk around the stone walls while listening to a bird's song.Overnight at Weltevrede Guest Farm or similar
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Weltevrede Guest Farm or similar

Day 8: Sossusvlei- Windhoek

Stop At: Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
Soon after breakfast we will depart back to Windhoek we will stop-over at Solitaire for provisions. On our way back, we drive through beautiful Spreetshoogte Pass. We will approximately arrive at our destination before lunch. We will drop you off at the hotel/lodge of your choice
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Namibia Craft Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Etosha Pan
  • Entry/Admission - Swakopmund Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Cross
  • Entry/Admission - Sossusvlei
  • Entry/Admission - Big Daddy Dune
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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