Namibia Wildlife & Dunes Safari Journey through timeless Namibia, following experienced trackers through the last-remaining haven of desert-adapted black rhinos, and see cheetahs and leopards on exhilarating safaris. Explore Damaraland and search for desert-dwelling elephants which survive on the region's ephemeral river systems. Visit the highest free-standing dunes in the world at Namib Naukluft National Park and find the San Bushman rock engravings at famed Twyfelfontein. After taking in game-rich waterholes and pristine wilderness of Etosha National Park and the coastal wonders of Walvis Bay, unwind at deluxe camps with panoramic views.
Witness impressive wind-sculpted landscapes and 1,000-foot-tall sand dunes at Sossusvlei
Head into the ancient Namib Desert to track the last free-roaming black rhinos
Be wowed by exciting game drives in Etosha National Park and the private Onguma Game Reserve
Minimum Age: 12
13 nights from $9,695 per person
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Day 1 Arrive in Windhoek 45-minute private van transfer After landing at Windhoek's International Hosea Kutako Airport, you will be welcomed by an MT Sobek representative and transferred to the Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel. Take a leisurely afternoon rest before meeting up with your group and naturalist guide to learn about the adventure ahead. Enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel. Accommodation: Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel (D)
Day 2 Visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund Safari drives in open 4X4 vehicles and interpretive walks This morning, set off on your journey north through Namibia's central highlands to the Cheetah Conservation Fund and superb Cheetah View Eco Lodge. After lunch at the Dancing Goat Creamery, you'll embark on a Cheetah Drive to the "Elands Pen" (where the female cheetahs are kept), and explore the main CCF facility with its education center and museum. Next, enjoy a spectacular sundowner game drive through CCF's own "Little Serengeti" and the Bellebenno Reserve, an expansive and picturesque open plain. Look out for free-ranging game species such as oryx, eland, red hartebeest, springbok, steenbok, duiker, warthog, jackals, and many more. Accommodation: Cheetah View Eco Lodge (B, L, D)
Day 3 Head to Ongava Game Reserve Wildlife watching at camp Wake early to watch the daily Cheetah Run and then continue your journey northeast to Etosha National Park. Your destination is a beautiful lodge, located inside the private Ongava Game Reserve. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure, allowing you time to soak in the tranquility of your surroundings as wildlife come to the camp's waterhole to drink. Accommodation: Ongava Tented Camp (B, L, D)
Day 4 Explore Etosha National Park Safari drives in open 4X4 vehicles Take in the scents of the white saline "pans" and waterholes of Etosha National Park and get ready for a full day of game viewing. Decide on separate game drives — with a return at midday for lunch at the camp — or a full-day safari adventure with a picnic outdoors. Look out for giraffe, zebra, lion, rhino, elephant, and various antelope species such as oryx and the endemic black-faced impala across the park's scrub-covered plains. Return after sunset with enough time to freshen up for your 'safari dinner' overlooking the camp's floodlit waterhole. Accommodation: Ongava Tented Camp (B, L, D)
Day 5 Follow Trails in Etosha National Park Safari drives in open 4X4 vehicles Rise early for an interpretive bush walk with your lodge ranger, experiencing the sights, smells and sounds of the Namibian bush. Learn about game trails, spoor identification, insects, birds and small mammals, as well as the diverse vegetation that sustains life in this biosphere. Next, choose to take a morning game drive and spend the afternoon at leisure or spend a full date exploring Etosha, including Halali, Fischer's Pan and up into the Andoni Plains. Either way, you will return to the comforts of Onguma Tree Top Camp by sunset, with enough time to freshen up before dinner.
(B, L, D)
Day 6 Discover Dramatic Damaraland After an early breakfast, continue southwest to Damaraland — a vast and rugged region with table-top mountains and unusual rock formations. The last stretch to your private MT Sobek Damaraland Explorations Camp is well off the beaten path, so arrival will be in the late afternoon to early evening with time at leisure to freshen up. Then sit back with a cold drink and enjoy the solitude and serenity of this remarkable area, before the sun melts into the horizon. Accommodation: MT Sobek Damaraland Explorations Camp (B, L, D)
Day 7 Search for Desert-Adapted Rhinos in Damaraland Interpretive game walks After breakfast, head out to explore Damaraland's fascinating landscapes with your personal naturalist guide. Follow tracks in search of endangered black rhinos and other desert-adapted wildlife before returning to camp for a freshly prepared brunch and a chance to cool off. Take a leisurely walk with your guide this afternoon and enjoy a sunset cocktail. Tonight you'll have the chance to try an enchanting "stellar escape!" After your sumptuous bush dinner, you'll retire for the night under a billion stars in a dry riverbed. You'll have complete privacy a radio for communication — although your guide can spend the night a discreet distance away if so desired. Accommodation: MT Sobek Damaraland Explorations Camp (B, L, D)
Day 8 Sunrise Exploration & A Trip to Twyfelfontein Optional safari and cultural activities This morning you will be woken by a spectacular sunrise! After returning to camp for breakfast, you can relax for the day or choose from a variety of activities: head out on a nature drive with your guide; go on a 4x4 scenic excursion in search of game; or take a trip to the pre-historic Twyfelfontein rock engravings. Return in the late afternoon for a final evening in camp.
(B, L, D)
Day 9 Journey from Damaraland to Swakopmund Today's journey takes you southwest past the Brandberg, Namibia's tallest mountain at 8,445 feet, before heading south to reach the charming coastal town of Swakopmund. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a scenic location along the way. After checking in at your hotel, take a wander to the waterfront before dining at one of the popular restaurants in town. Accommodation: The Strand Hotel - Swakopmund (B, L, D)
Day 10 Scenic Drive From Walvis Bay to the Namib Desert Today's exciting drive south takes you from the pelican- and flamingo-filled lagoons of Walvis Bay through the impressive Gaub and Kuiseb canyons, and into the ever-changing landscapes of vast Namib Desert. Reach your exclusive camp by mid-afternoon and settle in for 3 days of epic exploration. This afternoon you can opt to relax at camp or take a guided walk, ending the day with sundowners overlooking the enchanting desert plains.As an alternative to the drive from Swakopmund to Sossusvlei you may like to take a scenic light aircraft flight over Sossusvlei and along the Diamond Coast (optional extra at additional cost and weather permitting). Accommodation: Camp Sossus (B, L, D)
Day 11 Explore the Dunes of Sossusvlei Scenic touring and dune exploration Rise early for a magical guided excursion into Namib Naukluft National Park, home to some of the highest free-standing sand dunes in the world. Sunrise is the best time to experience the apricot-hued dunes — with the soft light and shadows accentuating their towering shapes and curves. Learn about the formation of the Namib Desert as you explore to your heart's content. Enjoy a relaxed picnic breakfast in the shade of a camel thorn tree before heading back to camp via Sesriem Canyon. After an exhilarating morning, your afternoon is at leisure. Later in the day you can opt for a sundowner drive or walk in the Namib Tsaris Conservancy. Accommodation: Camp Sossus (B, L, D)
Day 12 Go Deeper into the Namib Tsaris Conservancy Game viewing and moderate hiking Wake to explore the picturesque Namib Tsaris Conservancy either on foot or by mountain bike. Look out for wildlife (oryx, springbok, zebra, kudu, hartebeest, giraffe, steenbok, klipspringer, bat-eared fox, and aardwolf, as well as predators such as leopard, cheetah and spotted hyena can be found) as you head to the top of the reserve's plateau, where awe-inspiring views and a delicious picnic brunch await. Return to camp for a leisurely afternoon or opt for further exploration.
(B, L, D)
Day 13 Bid Farewell to the Namib Desert After breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to the Namib Desert and traverse the Great Escarpment and scenic Khomas Hochland highlands on your way back to Windhoek. On arrival in Windhoek your guide will transfer you back to the Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel for the last night of your safari. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your guide and group at one of the popular restaurants in town.It's possible to add a sunrise balloon flight over the Namib Naukluft National Park before you depart for Windhoek (at additional cost). Accommodation: Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel (B, L, D)
Day 14 Depart from Windhoek Relax at your hotel or do some last-minute souvenir shopping this morning. Then head to Windhoek International Airport for your homeward-bound flight. Accommodation: Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel (B)
Windhoek, Namibia's capital, is located centrally in Namibia with a Bavarian atmosphere. Being in the highlands of Namibia at an elevation of 1660 meters, the city enjoys clean air and healthy climate. The city contains a diverse group of people from various African and European nations.
Onguma Private Nature Reserve
A haven of rugged beauty, Damaraland is most often visited for its fascinating flora and fauna. Spectacular desert views abound, and desert-adapted elephant, black rhino, zebra and southern giraffe can be found on the vast planes. Safaris, game drives and nature walks are popular activities in the area. Burnt Mountain, Rock Art at Twyfelfontein and the Petrified Forest are popular tourist destinations when visiting Damaraland. Camps and luxury wilderness lodges are the accommodation of choice in the region, providing rustic comforts in the unspoilt wilderness.
Swakopmund is a city located in the western coast of Namibia. The town is the fourth largest in Nambia, with a population of 44,725 inhabitants. There are so many activities and tours available to those looking to visit the city, there are attractions ranging from skydiving, desert safari tours to sandboarding and even hot air balloon adventures. There are plenty of accommodations around town and you will find a wide range of restaurants serving one of a kind cuisine.
The red sand dunes by which Sossusvlei is distinguished by sits in the largest conservation area in Africa. Sossusvlei which translates to "dead-end marsh" geographically prevents the Tsauchab River to flow to the Atlantic Ocean. This basin although dry, has a wide variety of plants and animals that have adapted themselves to survive the harshest desert conditions. Visitors every year witness this spectacular phenomenon and photographers divulge the desert beauty of Namibia.
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