NAMIBIA HIGHLIGHTS PLUS

A great overview of what Namibia has to offer at a comfortable pace

Focus

Wildlife, Scenery, Culture, Adventure

Points of Interest

Majestic dunes of Sossusvlei, quaint town of Swakopmund with many activity options, world heritage site of Twyfelfontein and surrounds, remote Palmwag Concession, game-rich Hobatere Concession, western and central Etosha National Park, colour-rich Waterberg Plateau, Africat Foundation at Okonjima Private Game Reserve

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DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:

Day 1 – WINDHOEK
Arrival in Windhoek, collection of hire vehicle, see the city or just relax after the long flight.
Day 2 & 3 – SESRIEM & SOSSUSVLEI
Your journey heads southwest towards Sesriem. Enjoy the spectacular sunset over the Naukluft Mountains. Visit the World Heritage Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei and the Sesriem Canyon.  Scenic flights, quadbiking, hot air ballooning are also available to enjoy here.
Day 4 & 5 – SWAKOPMUND
Travel north via Solitaire to the coastal town of Swakopmund, known for its great restaurants and cafés. Enjoy a variety of educational and/or adrenaline packed activities, such as the living desert tour, dolphin and seal cruise, historical town tour, cultural township tours, quad-biking, sandboarding and more. Swakopmund is truly a hub for adventurers and explorers!
Day 6 – TWYFELFONTEIN
Continue up the coastal road with optional stop at Cape Cross Seal Colony.  Head inland via Uis towards Twyfelfontein in Damaraland. Visit the World Heritage Twyfelfontein rock engravings in the afternoon or the next morning.
Day 7 – PALMWAG CONCESSION
Just a short way further north, enjoy a unique Under Canvas sleepout experience in the Palmwag Concession (guided tour, all equipment provided).
Day 8 & 9 – HOBATERE CONCESSION
Your journey continues over the Grootberg Pass to the game rich Hobatere Concession near the westernmost gate of the Etosha National Park. The lodge offers a range of activities including game drives and bush walks.  A great experience is the Boma dinner followed by the night drive in search of the nocturnal creatures.
Day 10 & 11 – WESTERN & CENTRAL ETOSHA NP
Enter the park via Galton Gate and enjoy a leisurely drive through the previously closed western part of Etosha. The next day, you can either book a morning, afternoon or full day game drive with your accommodation, or self-drive into the park visiting the popular waterholes in the area.
Day 12 – WATERBERG PLATEAU
Head towards the beautiful red sandstone cliffs of the Waterberg Plateau. Enjoy guided and unguided hiking trails up the Plateau.
Day 13 – OKONJIMA
A short drive brings you to Okonjima, home of the Africat Foundation.  Learn more about conservation efforts in Namibia.
Day 14 – RETURN TO WINDHOEK & DEPARTURE
Assuming afternoon or evening departures.

 

DON'T FORGET:

  • This itinerary can also be offered as a privately guided tour

  • It can be offered as fully accommodated, camping, or a combination of both

  • We can tailor the tour to emphasize your particular interests, length of stay and planned budget

  • We can easily build in a guided self-drive or guided extension to the self-drive version to include the more remote parts of north-west Namibia

  • This is a family friendly tour which can be booked in any season

  • This tour is perfect for first timers to Namibia or even Africa

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