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$905.60 Outdoor Activities

6-Day Namibia Desert and Etosha National Park (Camping)

Day 1 Windhoek - Sossusvlei (B, L &D)  After breakfast you will check-out and be picked up from your lodge or hotel and drive south to the world-famous Sossusvlei; traveling through the picturesque Spreetshoogte Pass. You will have a stop-over at the viewpoint to appreciate the endless view of the Namib. Your lunch will be at the Solitaire Oasis. You will arrive in the afternoon. This time it is very hot, you will relax by the pool . Dinner will be served tonight.    Day 2 Sossusvlei area (B, L&D) Early in the morning, we will visit the Sesriem Gate to the remarkable Sossusvlei. We start off with climbing picturesque Dune 45, experiencing beauty and vastness of the orange-coloured landscape. Visit Dead Vlei, If you have enough energy, you can climb Big Daddy ‘or Big Mama. After the morning excursion, we will return back to Sesriem for lunch.  Once the heat subsides, we will take a short excursion to Sesriem Canyon. This will be our last activity for the day.  Day 3 Sossusvleis to Windhoek (B&L)  After breakfast you will check-out and return to Windhoek traveling through the beautiful Spreetshoogte Pass. On your way back yo will stopover at Solitaire. You will arrive back in Windhoek before lunch. You will be dropped-off at Discovery Guest House.  Day 4 Windhoek - Etosha National Park (B, L&D) After breakfast we will drive  north we will have our lovely lunch break in Otjiwarongo or Outjo. We will drive through the National park later in the afternoon in search of wildlife.  We will arrive in Etosha in the afternoon. Dinner will sum-up the adventure and rest will be required so that we can be able to work up early and fresh for the next adventure.  Day 5 Etosha National Park (B, L&D) After breakfast start your full-day game drive in Etosha National Park.  You will get to visit the Etosha pan (salt pan) before game driving across the park in search of the “Big 5” and other animal species. A light lunch will be provided and allow you some time rest, gathering energy for your next adventure. After lunch  you will visit the last waterhole that will be the last appreciation of Namibia’s beauty. Before sunset you will head back to the lodge for dinner and rest Day 6 Etosha to Windhoek (B&L)  Be prepared for the long, scenic transit back to Windhoek. We pass through towns and rural areas, stopping in the small town of Okahandja, the home of Namibia’s largest wood carving market. The stalls operate on a local co-operative basis and offer a vast array of truly Namibian souvenirs. We are due back in Windhoek not later than 16:00 hours. You will be dropped off at your accommodation. 

$765.37 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Etosha And Swakopmund Adventure from Windhoek

Day 1: Halali, Etosha National Park (LD) You will be collected from your guesthouse/hotels as 07:15am and brought to the office for the pre-departure talk and to meet the rest of the group. En-route, we stop briefly at Otjiwarongo and enjoy a light lunch pack before entering Etosha National Park through the Anderson Gate. An afternoon game drive takes us through the park visiting waterholes looking for predators as well as plains game. We arrive at our lodge just before sunset and settle into our rooms. A visit to the floodlit waterhole is a must while dinner is prepared by your guide over an open fire.  Day 2: Taleni Etosha Village (BDL) We start our day at sunrise with an early game drive to catch the predators while they are still active before returning to Halali for breakfast. Our second game drive mid-morning takes us to the impressive Etosha Pan “great white place” before continuing to look for the Big 4. We arrive back at Halali where our guide will prepare a delicious lunch. After lunch we head off on our final game drive across the park towards Okaukuejo calling into some well-known waterholes. Accommodation tonight is just outside the park in twin share permanent tents with dinner prepared by the guide.  Day 3: Hotel a la Mer, Swakopmund (BL)  Enjoy an early morning breakfast and departure from the lodge is by 07.30am. The route today takes us into the dramatic and beautiful scenery of Damaraland. We have the chance to meet local people, from the Herero ladies, to the Damara people, and if we are lucky some Himba people too. On arrival at the coast, we stop briefly to dip our toes in the Atlantic Ocean while viewing the latest ship to wreck on the Skeleton Coast. We arrive in Swakopmund mid-afternoon which gives time to explore this quaint seaside town on foot. Dinner tonight is at own expense.  Day 4: Windhoek (BL)Leisurely breakfast is offered, and for those interested in birds we depart Swakopmund at 10am to Walvis Bay to see the flamingos in the Walvis Bay lagoon and Dune 7, the highest dune in the area, to experience the “sand sea” along the coastal strip. You will return to Windhoek in the afternoon with lunch served en-route. We make a brief stop at the Okahandja Wood Carving Markets where you can haggle for locally produced goods from the carvers themselves. You will be dropped at your overnight accommodation. (BL)

$3609 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Luxury Tour of Etosha National Park from Windhoek

Day 1: ArrivalPick-up at airport and transfer to luxury 5 star accommodation. Here your ground agent will meet with you and run through your trip. Day 2: Lodge on the edge of the Etosha National Park - Namutoni GateWe depart from your luxury accommodation in Windhoek at 7.45am. We stop briefly at Otjiwarongo and enjoy lunch before entering Etosha National Park through the Namutoni Gate. We arrive at our accommodation just before lunch. We game drive across the park visiting waterholes Elephant’s rest, Klein Namutoni and Chudob, looking for predators as well as zebra, giraffe, elephant and rhino. At sunset, we watch animals located inside Etosha National Park which has a floodlit waterhole next to the camp. Double rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities. An early night is recommended. Day 3: Luxury Lodge outside Etosha National Park – Anderson Gate We rise for a pre-sunrise breakfast at your private game lodge and then game drive until mid morning when we will stop for a light snack on the largest salt pan in Namibia, the mighty Etosha Pan (seasonal).Along the way we visit several waterholes and are afforded splendid views of the massive Etosha Pan. The game viewing is usually excellent. We stop at Halali camp for a rest and a leisurely lunch and there is time to visit the Halali waterhole and to make use of the swimming pool and bar facilities before continuing to the western side of the park and our accommodation at Epacha Game Ranch. We arrive at Okaukuejo late afternoon and leave the park prior to sunset, visiting one last waterhole to worship another African sunset. Accommodation is luxury accommodation with en-suite bathroom facilities located just outside the park. Another early night is recommended. Day 4: SwakopmundAfter lunch we head directly through the Namib Desert or Omaruru and stop at the last shipwreck on the Skeleton Coast before arriving late afternoon in Swakopmund. We recommend exploring this seaside town on foot this afternoon and perhaps visiting the jetty for sundowners overlooking the cold Atlantic Ocean. Your guide will be happy to recommend a good restaurant for your evening meal. You will be dropped at your accommodation.Day 5: WindhoekAfter morning activities in Swakopmund -choice of halfday desert tour/seal and dolphin cruise/Mondesa tour or crafts market tour-our return trip to Windhoek commences after lunch.

$612.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

3 Day Etosha Camping Safari

ItineraryDay 1: Windhoek - Etosha AreaStop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionWe leave Windhoek in the morning for a drive that will take you northwards through the towns of Okahandja and Otjiwarongo. After about a 4 hour drive you will enter the Etosha National Park, one of Southern Africa’s premier game parks and wildlife enthusiasts paradise. We enter the park via the Andersson’s gate, on the southern boundary of Etosha and spend the next day exploring. The park itself covers 22,270 kms², and gets its name from the salt pan that makes up approx 23% of the park. Once a massive lake, the Etosha Pan is now mostly dry, with the exception of good rainfall years when the pan fills up enough to become a breeding ground for flamingos that migrate between Walvis Bay and Sua Pan in Botswana.The park itself is home to some 114 mammal species including the big 4 (lion, leopard, rhino & elephant) as well as 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and, surprisingly, one species of fish.This afternoon we enjoy a game drive from the park gate, stopping at some popular (animal) waterholes, before arriving late afternoon at our lodge. After setting up our tents at the campsite your guide will preparte your meals on the over fire while you can relax by the floodlit waterhole, an excellent chance to view those creatures that prefer to be active during the cool of the night.Drive time: 5 Approx hoursDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Okaukuejo CampsiteDay 2: Okaukuejo CampsiteStop At: Okaukuejo waterhole, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionThis day will be devoted to exploring the park and maximising our chances for amazing wildlife sightings. We start with an early morning game drive before breakfast. We will then return to the lodge for breakfast. From there, we will continue our search and drive from waterhole to waterhole (especially in the winter months), as they support a rich diversity of animals. These waterholes are one of the most unique aspects of Etosha National Park, and a major attraction for wildlife photographers and animal behaviour experts as the different species of animals, both predator and prey alike, can often be captured (on camera) drinking at the same waterhole.Depending on our route, we will return to the campsite, and to relax by the lodge waterhole and pool during the hottest part of the day, before continuing our game drives late afternoon to try our luck some more.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Okaukuejo CampsiteDay 3: Etosha Area - WindhoekStop At: Lark Journeys NamibiaThis day signals the end of our journey. After a leisurely breakfast you will get ready to go back to Windhoek. You may stop in the small town of Okahandja to visit one of Namibia’s largest woodcarving markets if you are interested in buying authentic souvenirs. Afterwards you will drive to Windhoek. Expected arrival is in the mid afternoon.Drive Time: Approx 4 and half hoursDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$90.40 Transfers & Ground Transport

Windhoek To Otjiwarongo (Okonjima, Frans Indongo Lodge, Mount Etjo) Transfer (Namibia)

Clients are pick up at their accommodation at 08:00 am and they are transferred to Otjiwarongo.This area is also known as the cheetah capital of the world. Okonjima Main Camp and it's satellite lodges and camps are only 50 miles away, committed to the long-term conservation of Namibia's large carnivore's, notably cheetah and leopards. Accommodation at these camps is of a high standard and guests are always enthralled by close up viewings of the big cats.To the south of Otjiwarongo are the twin peaks of the Omatako Mountains. (Omatako is Herero for buttocks!) Attractions in this town are Crocodile Farm,Cheetah Conservation Fund and Henschel Locomotive 41 Monument.

$785 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days Etosha National Park

Day 1 Windhoek to Etosha National Park Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Pick up from your hotel or lodge between 7am-8am to allow us to depart at 8.30am. Headed to the north we will have our lovely lunch break in Otjiwarongo or Outjo. We will drive through the National park in search of wildlife: elephants, rhino, zebras, various game (oryx, kudu, wildebeest, impala, springbok, gemsbok) giraffes, hyenas and big cats of Africa: lion, leopard and cheetah inhabiting the enormous grasslands. We will be at our respective accommodation just before sunset. Dinner will sum-up the adventure and rest will be required so that we can be able to work up early and fresh for the next adventure. Day 2Etosha National ParkBreakfast Lunch and Dinner An early rise will be encouraged to have the feel of nature and the fresh breeze. Soon after breakfast we will then start our game drive to allow us to have a magnificent exploration, we will visit the waterholes. We will get to visit the Etosha pan (salt pan) before game driving across the park in expedition of coming across the Big 4 and other animal species. A light lunch will allow us to rest, gathering energy for our next adventure. After a short relaxation we will then visit our last waterhole that will be the last appreciation of Namibia’s beauty. Before sunset we will be back to our accommodation place so that we can have dinner as we share stories of our experiences of the day and also share and compare beautiful photos. Thereafter allowing our tired bodies to rest for the next day. Day 3Etosha to WindhoekBreakfast & Lunch.Be prepared for the long, scenic transit back to Windhoek. We pass through towns and rural areas, stopping in the small town of Okahandja, the home of Namibia’s largest wood carving market. The stalls operate on a local co-operative basis and offer a vast array of truly Namibian souvenirs. We are due back in Windhoek late afternoon/ early evening and you will be dropped off in Windhoek at the place of your choice.

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