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From the mid-19th century to the early 20th century, the town served as a German-run mission and a colonial administrative centre, remnants of which still dot the town centre.


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$1287.43 Cultural & Theme Tours

Namibia Express Tour

DAY 1 Time : 8:30 am Windhoek City > Sesriem Area (Namib Desert)You will be met by a Tour Guide from Nali Safaris at your hotel and your spectacular holiday journey begins as we proceed on a scenic drive road via beautiful landscapes and mountain views of Naukluft mountain range to reach Sesriem area where you will stay for a night. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. Accommodation: – Desert Tented Camp or similar. Meals: BLDDAY 2 Time : 5:00 am Sesriem > Sossusvlei > Swakopmund (Seaside Resort)This morning we rise very early in the morning before sunrise to visit the spectacular dunes at Sossusvlei, reputedly the highest sand dunes in the world. If you're feeling energetic you can climb to the top before returning to your lodge for a well-deserved rest! Don't forget your camera the scenery is truly extraordinary. After lunch en-route, we are travel north-west to the seaside town of Walvis Bay and Swakopmund located on the Skeleton Coast. Accommodation: - Beach Hotel or similar. Meals: – BLDDAY 3 Time : 8:00 am Swakopmund (day of activities)Today is a free day. The idea is to allow time for everybody to do their own thing. Swakopmund is a very pleasant seaside town with lots of shops, a good stretch of beach (although the Atlantic here is quite cold) and an open-air curio market. Alternatively, there are various optional activities that can be arranged.Accommodation: - Beach Hotel or similar. Meals: – BLDDAY 4 Time : 8:30 am Swakopmund > Etosha National Park (Wildlife)We leave the coastal town early in the morning to Etosha National Park, Etosha is home to 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard and lion) as well as a vast quantity of game and birdlife. Morning and afternoon game drives are included daily in your package. Accommodation: Okaukuejo Wildlife Resort. Meals: - BLDDAY 5 Time : 7:30 am Etosha National Park (Wildlife)We travel along the vast salt pan, stopping at various waterholes and game viewing spots along the way in the park. As you continue to your overnight stop you're certain to see plenty of wildlife and eerily beautiful scenery. Accommodation: Namutoni Wildlife Resort. Meals: - BLDDAY 6 Time : 8:30 am Etosha National Park > Windhoek CityAfter breakfast we exit the park on our way to Windhoek, we continue on a good road and we have time to stop in Okahandja town, home to Namibia’s largest woodcarving market. We aim to arrive back in the Capital in the mid-noon and you will be dropped off at the accommodation or to Hosea Kutako International Airport for your outbound flight.

$423 Kid Friendly

3 Day Camping tour at Etosha National Park

ItineraryDay 1: Etosha south Stop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionDay 1 OKAUKUEJO, ETOSHA NATIONAL PARKYou will be collected between 09:00 & 10:30A long drive this morning, we will travel north passing through farmland and making a small stop towns along the way, we aim to arrive at Andersons Gate on time the entrance to Etosha National Park by early afternoon gate closes at 19:00. After entering Etosha we game drive our way through to the Okaukuejo camp where we will check in and set up a camp. After our evening meal we had to see Etosha’s big game at Okaukuejo’s floodlit waterhole, situated on the boundary of our camp and easily reachable on foot. Okaukuejo is famous for its waterhole, which has been described as one of the “best game viewing opportunities in Southern Africa”. Situated on the doorstep of our camp, black rhino, elephant, lion and numerous species. Overnight camping.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: OKAUKUEJO campsiteDay 2: Namutuni Etosha National Park Stop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionDay 2 NAMUTONI, ETOSHA NATIONAL PARKA full day’s game we leave early to enjoy the cool morning air as we drive across Etosha to Halali camp, situated in the middle of the park. . Overnight camping at Halali campsite.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Halali campsiteDay 3: Back to Windhoek Pass By: Namibia Craft Centre, Windhoek, Khomas RegionAfter a long drive back to Windhoek travelers will be dropped to their accommodations.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$2426 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10-Day Namibia Hightlights Guided Tour from Windhoek

Day 1: Arrival (D) (70 km)Pick up from the airport. Drive-through Windhoek city tour, transfer to the lodge. (1 night)Day 2: Namib-Naukluft Park, Solitaire Oasis (B,D) (350km gravel road)On the way to Namib Desert, traveling through Central Plateau, stop-over at the panoramic Spreetshoogte Pass and at Solitaire Oasis known for its famous apple pie. Wildlife: ostriches, antelopes, giraffes, wildebeest, baboons, bat-eared foxes, zebras, occasionally cheetahs. (2 nights at desert lodge)Day 3: Desert Getaway: Soussusvlei, Dune 45, Dead Vlei (B,D) (290km gravel road)Drive to Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei. Unique chance for landscape photography! Optional climbing Dune 45. 5 km off-road drive to Dead Vlei with its dried up acacias amidst the orange dunes. Optional hiking, Big Daddy’ dune, visit to Sossusvlei pan. After lunch, hike through Sesriem Canyon rock formations, sunset at Elim Dune.Day 4: Atlantic Coast - Walvis Bay, Swakopmund (B, D) (240km gravel road)From Namib-Naukluft Park, through dry Kuiseb and Gaub riverbeds, Tropic of Capricorn to the coast. (2 nights, Swakopmund)Day 5: Coastal Adventure (B, D) (100km tarred road)Moon Valley 'lunar landscape' and botanic attraction Welwitchia mirabilis. Day 6: Cape Cross, Seal Colony (B, D) (350km gravel road)Coastal salt-road to Cape Cross and the Cape Fur-Seal colony. Later, east to scenic Damaraland towards Brandberg Massif, passing by Damara villages, chance to buy semi-precious stones at the road-side stands. Wildlife: meerkats, jackals, ostriches, springboks. (1 night)Day 7: Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings (UNESCO World Heritage), Damara Culture (B, D) (300km gravel)Twyfelfontein – largest concentration of petroglyphs in Africa created by Bushmen recording ritual practices relating to hunter-gatherer communities. Cultural meeting with Damara tribe at the, Living Museum’. (1 night)Days 8 & 9: Wildlife of Etosha National Park (B, D) (350km gravel/tarred road)Etosha - one of the most loved parks of Africa! Afternoon till sunset game drive, variety of African wildlife roaming through the bush. In the evening, 'theater of nature' at the flood-lit waterhole. Day 9 - full day game drive (various regions/viewpoints/waterholes). (2 nights within the park)Day 10: Return to Windhoek (B) (450km tarred road)Morning game drive, traveling back to Windhoek, stop-over at the craft market in Okahandja. Transfer to the airport.

$3496.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

14-Day Namibia Highlights from Windhoek

Starting out in Windhoek, leave for the Kalahari Desert where you'll enjoy a sunset nature drive. See the amazing Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop as well as the Naute Dam — Namibia’s third largest dam — and view the spectacular Fish River Canyon with a scenic sundowner drive in Aus. Explore the Duwisib Castle, a grand medieval fortress in the hills of Southern Namibia, and travel to Maltahöhe. Enjoy the timeless magnificence of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei, with a 4x4 drive into the Namib Desert. See the Sesriem Canyon and Kuiseb Canyon, and travel to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Embark on a sundowner drive to the Moon Landscape near Swakopmund with ample time to explore this quaint and popular seaside city resembling a small German town. Visit the ancient rock engravings and the Organ Pipes in Twyfelfontein and the scenic vistas in Damaraland, and enjoy an amazing sundowner drive in the Aba Huab River. Visit a Damara village near Twyfelfontein and make the most of our game-viewing opportunities in Etosha National Park. You'll also stop at a local handicraft market in Okahandja on the way back to Windhoek.

$1667.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Southern Namibia Tour from Windhoek

Set out from Windhoek for the Kalahari Desert where you will be able to enjoy a sunset nature drive. We visit the spectacular Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop as well as Namibia’s third largest dam—the Naute Dam. The gorgeous Fish River Canyon will take your breath away with a scenic sundowner drive in Aus to end off your day. We explore a grand medieval fortress – called Duwisib Castle – built in the hills of Southern Namibia, and journey to Maltahöhe. Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei offer timeless magnificence combined with a 4x4 drive into the Namib Desert. We visit the Sesriem and Kuiseb canyons before travelling to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Enjoy a spectacular sundowner drive to the Moon Landscape near Swakopmund and explore this quaint and unique seaside city that offers a host of activities and attractions. Visit a local handicraft market in Okahandja on the way back to Windhoek.

$2696.58 Cultural & Theme Tours

13-Day Classic Namibia

Starting out in Windhoek, leave for the Kalahari Desert where you can enjoy a nature drive. See the amazing Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop and view the spectacular Fish River Canyon with a scenic, optional guided nature drive. Visit the Naute Kristall Cellar and Distillery where you can taste some of the unique liquors, before stopping at Garub, viewing point for the Wild Horses of the Namib Desert. Explore the Kolmanskop ghost town, a deserted Diamond Mining Town near Lüderitz, then tour the quaint and characterful coastal town of Lüderitz. Enjoy the timeless magnificence of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei, and take the chance to walk up one of these majestic dunes to admire the desert landscape beneath! See the Sesriem Canyon and travel to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. There is ample time to explore Swakopmund, a quaint and popular seaside city resembling a small German town. Visit the ancient rock engravings and the Organ Pipes in Twyfelfontein and the scenic vistas in Damaraland. Visit a Damara village near Twyfelfontein and make the most of our game-viewing opportunities in Etosha National Park. You'll also stop at a local handicraft market in Okahandja (time-permitting) on the way back to Windhoek.