Namibia is a wild country unspoilt by tourism yet offering a wide variety of activities and plenty of small guesthouses and lodges that cater for families. This self-drive tour visits the spectacular landscapes of the Namib desert and Damaraland as well as the remarkable wildlife of Etosha and Okonjima including rare black rhinos, Africa's largest elephants and rescued animals at the AfriCat Foundation.
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Arrive and transfer to Olive Grove Guesthouse.
Your hire car will be delivered this afternoon. The
remainder of the day is at leisure. (N)
Drive to the Namib desert. Overnight at Desert
Homestead Outpost (two Luxury rooms) in an
incredible desert location. (B, D)
Drive through the Sesriem Gate to the giant sand
dunes of Sossusvlei, with a stop at the 30-metredeep
Sesriem canyon. This afternoon, meet your
horse riding guide and ride out across the wide
open plains to a desert camp for a sunset drink and
dinner prepared on a crackling bushfire. (B, D)
After a delicious campfire breakfast, ride back to the
lodge. Drive to Swakopmund and stay 2 nights at
An der Mole, a luxury, self-catering, three-bedroom
apartment owned by Cornerstone Guest House.
Afternoon at leisure to explore the German town of
Morning guided kayaking tour to the remote
Pelican Point peninsula. En route, pass the Walvis
Bay wetlands with plenty of flamingoes and
pelicans, as well as one of the largest salt mines in
the world. While kayaking, look out for Cape Fur
seals, bottlenose dolphins, black-backed jackals and
even brown hyenas. Afternoon at leisure. (N)
Travel inland to the heart of Damaraland with
its rugged landscape. En route, perhaps take the
hour-long scenic walk up to the White Lady rock
painting tucked under a small overhang deep
within Brandberg mountain, the highest mountain
in Namibia. Continue to Camp Kipwe for a 2-night
stay (two separate bungalows) set among red,
granite boulders. (B, D)
Day 8: Damaraland
Day at leisure. We recommend exploring some of
Damaraland’s ancient geographical features such
as the Twyfelfontein rock art, the Petrified Forest,
Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes. (B)
Drive north to Etosha National Park and stay 2
nights just at Etosha Village (two separate chalets).
In the afternoon, we recommend a drive into
Etosha National Park for some wildlife viewing. (B)
Full-day wildlife drive in Etosha National Park, home
to elephants, which are reputed to be the largest in
Africa, as well as rare black rhinos. (B, D)
Drive South to Okonjima, home to a variety of
animals rescued by the AfriCat Foundation. Stay 1
night at The Plains Camp (two Standard rooms) and
choose from a wide range of activities. (B, D)
Morning wildlife activity. Drive to Windhoek to drop
off your car hire and fly home via Johannesburg.
Arrive the next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch,
D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on
alternative accommodation standards, to discuss
flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call
020 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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NFX2018: 10 Nights
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