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Namibia is one of the world's last great wilderness countries. This guided group 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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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Windhoek, via
Early afternoon arrival. Take an orientation
city tour to see Alte Feste (old fort) and
Christuskirche. Transfer to Am Weinberg
(or similar) for a welcome meeting and an
overnight stay. (D)
Depart in the morning for a long drive to the
Namib desert. Stay 2 nights at The Desert
Grace (or similar). Optional afternoon nature
drive. (B, D)
Early morning departure to Sossusvlei for an
enjoyable 4x4 shuttle to the giant sand dunes
and the photogenic Deadvlei clay pan. Return
to your lodge via the 30-metre-deep Sesriem
Canyon. Afternoon at leisure. (B, D)
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
an incredible catamaran cruise to search for
whales, dolphins, seals, penguins and pelicans
or an equally fascinating Living Desert tour
to discover the tiny creatures that inhabit the
dunes (both from approx. £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 a 2-night stay. 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 and
kudus. Afternoon at leisure to relax by the
pool. (B, L, D)
Drive to Etosha via the Galton Gate. Journey
through the remote western sector towards
the white saltpan that dominates the centre
of the park. Waterholes dot the landscape and
are prime locations for viewing lions, leopards,
cheetahs and other wildlife. Continue to Toshari
Lodge (or similar), 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 several ground-breaking
big cat conservation projects. Afternoon leopard
viewing activity. There is an optional night drive
on the reserve (payable locally). (B, D)
Visit the welfare centre and learn about some
of the remarkable conservation work being
carried out at the site, before enjoying a final
game drive and transferring back to Windhoek
in the late afternoon. Join the group for a final
farewell dinner, then overnight at the AM
Weinburg. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport and fly overnight to
London, via Johannesburg. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
including leopard viewing are not available at
any other hotel should Okonjima Plains Camp
not be available.
This tour involves some long
drives over some rough terrain and is better
suited to the hardier traveller. We recommend extending your stay to relax after your busy
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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
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NAM2020: 11 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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