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Namibia is one of the world’s last great
wilderness countries. This tour visits the
magnificent sand dunes of the Namib
desert and the German colonial town of
Swakopmund before travelling inland to the
national parks to spot rare and exotic wildlife.
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Saving up to £150 on specific departures when booked by 12 Jan 19
Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Windhoek, via
Johannesburg, with Virgin Atlantic. (N)
Early afternoon arrival. Orientation city tour
to see Alte Feste (old fort) and Christuskirche.
Transfer to Am Weinberg (or similar) for 1
Depart in the morning for a long drive to the Namib desert. Stay 2 nights at The Desert
Grace (or similar) in an incredible desert
location. Optional afternoon nature
drive. (B, D)
Early morning drive to Sossusvlei and enjoy
a 4x4 shuttle to the giant sand dunes and
Deadvlei. Return to your lodge via the
30-metre-deep Sesriem canyon. Afternoon at
leisure. (B, D)
Early morning optional balloon safari (from
£455). Drive via Namib Naukluft Park and
Lunar Landscape to Swakopmund on the west
coast, a seaside resort town with German
architectural and cultural influences. Stay 2
nights at Bay View Resort (or similar). (B)
Day at leisure or optional excursion such as a
catamaran cruise (from £50) or Living Desert
tour (from £50). This evening
enjoy a Namibian braai (barbecue). (B, D)
Travel inland, to the heart of Damaraland,
passing Brandberg, the highest mountain
in Namibia. Continue to Grootberg Lodge
(or similar) for 2 nights. En route, visit the
prehistoric rock art at Twyfelfontein. (B, D)
Morning drive in 4x4 vehicles in search of rare
desert-adapted elephants. You may also see
Hartman’s mountain zebras, giraffes, oryx,
springbok and kudus. Afternoon at leisure
to relax by the pool and take in this magical
setting. (B, L, D)
Drive north and enter Etosha via the Galton
Gate. Drive through the remote western sector,
stopping at waterholes en route. A vast white
saltpan dominates the centre of the park and
wildlife concentrates around the waterholes.
Continue to Okaukuejo Rest Camp / Toshari
Lodge (or similar), famous for its floodlit
waterhole, for a 2-night stay. (B, L, D)
Full-day wildlife drive in Etosha National Park,
home to elephants, reputed to be the largest in
Africa, as well as rare black rhinos. (B, D)
Drive south towards Otjiwarongo and continue
to Okonjima Plains Camp* (or similar)
where you will overnight and visit the AfriCat
Foundation, home to orphaned and injured
cheetahs. Afternoon leopard or cheetah viewing activity. There is an optional night drive on the reserve
(payable locally). (B, D)
Enjoy a morning visit to a cheetah welfare centre before driving on to
Windhoek for the flight back to London, via Johannesburg arriving the next day. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3 and
including leopard/cheetah viewing
are not available at any other hotel should
Okonjima not be available.
This tour involves some long
drives over some rough terrain and is better
suited to the hardier traveller.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
NAM2019: 10 Nights
The landscapes of Namibia were more than I had imagined and the people so friendly. All your hotels and lodges were perfect. Once again, many thanks for a wonderful holiday. We will certainly use Cox & Kings again!Ms. Canning
Difficult to choose between the tracking and finding of desert elephants in Damaraland, and the safari drive in Erindi, where we saw a host of different animals and witnessed a kill (two cheetahs on a springbok). Both expeditions were enhanced by the jeep drivers who showed enthusiasm, persistence and knowledge.Ms Sarah Dearman
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