14 days / 13 nights


Explore the bare plains of the Namib Desert, the apricot coloured dunes of Sossusvlei, the romantic coastal town of Swakopmund nestled between the Ocean and the Desert, the rough terrain of Damaraland and the abundant wildlife in the world renowned Etosha National Park, as well as insights into the work of the AfriCat Foundation whilst being accommodated in personal, family-owned and run lodges.

Arrival at Hosea Kutako (Windhoek International) airport, where you will receive your rental vehicle. Once you have sorted out all the formalities for your vehicle, drive to Windhoek, Namibia’s capital. After check-in at the accommodation establishment, you can explore the city of Windhoek. Windhoek is a city of many contrasts. Modern skyscrapers blend with historic buildings dating from the turn of the century. Several buildings from the German colonial era have been preserved and restored to fulfil useful functions in the community today.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Villa Violet – standard room. Bed & breakfast
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Olive Exclusive - junior suite. Bed & breakfast.

Departing from Windhoek after breakfast in a southerly direction through the mountains of the Khomas Hochland into the low plains of the Namib Desert to a lodge in the Sossusvlei area, from where you will have excellent opportunities to explore the oldest desert in the world.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Desert Hills Glamping Tented Camp Dinner, bed & breakfast
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Desert Hills Lodge. Dinner, bed & breakfast

Early morning rise for a visit to the Sossusvlei dunes. The road from Sesriem to the 2x4 car park (4 kilometres from the vlei) is tarred but is in poor condition and is pot-holed. Because the dunes close in and the road becomes a sandy track near the vlei itself, if you do not have your own 4x4 you will have to either walk the final stretch from the 2x4 parking area to the vlei or use the 4x4 transfer service. The second attraction here is the Sesriem Canyon.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Desert Hills Glamping Tented Camp Dinner, bed & breakfast
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Desert Hills Lodge. Dinner, bed & breakfast

The route takes you north via the Kuiseb Canyon to Swakopmund. Highlights en route include a drive to the „Moon Landscape" and the ancient desert plant, "Welwitschia mirabilis". Swakopmund, a quaint desert town with its old-world charm and relaxed atmosphere hedged by desert and sea, is enhanced by lush green lawns and palm trees.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Namib Guesthouse. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Villa Margherita. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

This day is spent in Swakopmund. The sweep of the coastline and desert hinterland offers many options for adventure and relaxation. You can contact our office in Swakopmund for more information of things to do.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Namib Guesthouse. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Villa Margherita. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Departure from Swakopmund along the Atlantic Coast towards the North. Visit the lichen fields near Wlotzka’s Baken before continuing to Henties Bay, a small holiday resort. Onwards via Uis to the Twyfelfontein area.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Malanrus Tented Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Mowani Mountain Camp – Standard Room. Dinner, bed & breakfast

Your day at Twyfelfontein is spent at your leisure. Embark on a drive in search of desert-adapted elephants or explore the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein.br> Standard Category: Overnight stay at Malanrus Tented Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Mowani Mountain Camp – Standard Room. Dinner, bed & breakfast

Today we head via Kamanjab to the Southern entrance of the Etosha National Park and onto Ongava Game Reserve. Ongava is one of the largest private game reserves in Namibia, covering over 125 square miles, yet great pride is taken in keeping the experience 'small and personal'. Only a limited number of visitors are welcomed at any one time, allowing a well-maintained & unmatched quality of service and experience.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Taleni Etosha Village. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Ongava Lodge. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Today we discover the mysteries of the African Bush whilst exploring the Etosha National Park. You have the whole day in the park or alternatively you can relax at the lodge facilities.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Taleni Etosha Village. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Ongava Lodge. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

You travel east through Etosha National Park and leave the Park through the von Lindequist Gate, the eastern gate of Etosha to Mushara Bush Camp/Outpost. En route, you stop at the numerous perennial springs found along the edge of the salt pan in search of lion, leopard, elephant and black rhino. Leave the Park via the eastern von Lindequist Gate and spend this night in a Lodge outside the Park.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Mushara Bush Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Mushara Outpost. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

You have today to explore the eastern side of the park or partake in one of the game drives from Mushara. Alternatively, relax at the lodge and spend the day at your leisure.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Mushara Bush Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Mushara Outpost. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Today’s destination is Okonjima. Okonjima lies nestled in the unspoilt beauty of the Omboroko Mountains, part of the well-known Waterberg Plateau. In the Herero language Okonjima means 'place of the baboons'. Okonjima is so much more than just a luxury lodge. It is also home to the AfriCat Foundation, which is committed to researching and rehabilitating Namibia’s threatened wild cat population.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Okonjima Plains Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category: Overnight stay at Okonjima Bush Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Spend the day at Okonjima. Learning about the rehabilitation of large predator cats, tracking these on foot or embarking on a game drive within the Okonjima private reserve.
Standard Category: Overnight stay at Okonjima Plains Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Silver Category:Overnight stay at Okonjima Bush Camp. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

Return journey via Okahandja to Windhoek. Okahandja is an important centre for woodcarvers from the north. They practice their ancient skills at the Woodcarvers Market next to the main road. This is a good place to pick a last souvenir. Arrival in Windhoek with transfer to Hosea Kutako Airport for check-in on your outbound flight. Bid farewell to Namibia!

SELF DRIVE
Standard Category
Per person sharing: N$ 29 215.00
Single Supplement: N$ 6 490.00

Luxury Category
Per person sharing: N$ 46 970.00
Single Supplement: N$ 9 635.00

10% discount is applicable for travel between 5th January 2019 and 15th June 2019

  • Accommodation and meals as specified above
  • Avis Car Rental Group M – Nissan X-Trail AWD Automatic or similar, including:
    Premium Collission Damage Waiver (CDW) - Premium Theft Loss Waiver (TLW) - Value Aded Tax 15% - Unlimited kilometers - Tourism Levy - Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) - Third Party Public Liability - Location Surcharge - Claim Admin fee (only in the event of an accident/theft) - Tyre Windscreen Damage Waiver – limited to one set of tyres and windscreen per rental - Sandblasting damage - 1 x Additional Driver - Rim & Hubcap Damage - General Public Liability Insurance

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