12 Day Enchanting Namibia Luxury Safari
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12 Day Enchanting Namibia Luxury Safari
Indulge in a private guided Namibian 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. The knowledge, experience and attitude of our guides are critical to a successful safari which is why we ensure that they are both personable and very professional. Your private guide will have an intimate knowledge of each area that you visit, allowing you an intimate glimpse into the highlights of the area. HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP: Travel with one of Namibia’s best-known naturalist guides. Climb some of the world’s highest free-standing sand dunes. Embark on a marine excursion on the Atlantic Ocean. Walk amongst pre-historic rock art at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein. Admire the exceptional geology of Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain. Track desert-adapted elephants. Visit the Petrified Forest. Embark on exciting game drives within Etosha National Park. Visit the deep and mysterious Lake Otjikoto. Visit the world renowned AfriCat Foundation and enjoy close encounters with Africa’s large cats. This itinerary is suitable for, Luxury adventure travellers, Repeat Africa travellers, Stargazers and Avid photographers.
Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako (Windhoek) International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by your private guide. 1 night stay at Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel in a Premier Suite with ensuite bathroom. Included: breakfast and dinner.
DAY 2 & 3
This morning you will leave Windhoek in your safari vehicle, accompanied by your guide, who will drive you southwest through the scenic Khomas Hochland highlands before you head down the Great Escarpment into the Namib Desert below. You will arrive at Little Kulala in the late afternoon. 2 night stay at Little Kulala Lodge in Kulala with ensuite bathroom. Included: 3 meals daily, twice daily scheduled camp activities and local drinks (excludes premium imported brands & champagne).
DAY 4 & 5
Today’s fascinating drive takes you northwest through the aweinspiring and ever-changing landscapes of the Namib Naukluft National Park, including the impressive Gaub and Kuiseb canyons. 2 night stay at Strand Hotel in a Luxury Room with ensuite bathroom. Included 3 meals daily, some of these may be acquired outside of the hotel.
DAY 6 & 7
After breakfast you will leave Swakopmund and head into the Damaraland of north-western Namibia. You will head inland, passing Namibia’s highest mountain, the Brandberg, and make your way towards Twyfelfontein. 2 night stay at Damaraland Camp in a Tent with ensuite bathroom. Included 3 mealsdaily and activities with Ultimate Safaris Guide.
Travelling northeast today towards Etosha National Park via the farming centres of Khorixas and Outjo, with a stop at the fascinating Petrified Forest along the way. Just south of the Etosha National Park you will enter the private Ongava Game Reserve and enjoy wildlife sightings as you drive way through the reserve to Ongave Tented Camp. 1 night stay at Ongava Tented Camp in a Tent with ensuite bathroom. Included: 3 meals and activities with the Ultimate Safaris Guide.
DAY 9 & 10
Game-viewing in the Etosha National Park from your private safari vehicle. You will make your way through the breadth of the park, entering at Andersson’s gate on the southern boundary. You will then make your way across the park via Okaukuejo, Halali, and Namutoni, stopping at selected waterholes along the way to observe the game gathered there. You will leave the park through the eastern Von Lindquist Gate before it closes at sunset, arriving at Onguma Tented Camp in good time to freshen up for dinner. 2 night stay at Onguma Tented Camp in a Safari Tent with ensuite bathroom. Included: 3 meals daily including activities with your Ultimate Safaris Guide.
Make your way to the AfriCat Foundation today while visiting Lake Otjikoto en route. You will arrive in time to enjoy lunch at Okonjima, which is located at the base of the Omboroko Mountains near Waterberg. Here you can enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, superb accommodation in a Okonjima Bush Suite as well as fantastic activities, starting with a guided afternoon excursion. 1 night stay at Okonjima Bush Suite in a Luxury Room with ensuite bathroom. Includes private guide, private vehicle, chef, 3 meals, activities, drinks (except premium and imported brands).
After a leisurely breakfast, you will depart for Windhoek in the late morning. The drive will take you through the town of Okahandja, where you can stop at the craft market. On arrival in Windhoek you will be driven to Windhoek International Airport to check in for your flight home (departure flight must be no earlier than 16h00 to allow for drive back to Windhoek).