the very best of iconic Namibia, from the breath-taking landscapes of Sossusvlei (tall red sand dunes in the world), the unforgettable wildlife of the country’s premier Big Game location, Etosha National Park to the Africat Foundation and experience a close-up encounter with Big Cats at Okonjima.
DAY 1 Time : 8:30 am Windhoek City > Sesriem Area (Namib Desert)After breakfast we drive through Khomas Hochland mountain range to some spectacular Remhoogte Pass. We continue our drive to Solitaire for lunch, it’s famous for its apple pie and other goodies from the well know Desert Bakery. Accommodation: – Namib Desert Lodge or similar. Meals: BLDDAY 2 Time : 5:00 am Sesriem > Sossusvlei (tall red sand dunes) > SesriemAn early morning start to catch the soft light of the morning after sunrise on the desert dunes. The light casts strong contrasts of color on the edges of the dunes and offers stunning views from the dry river bed we travel through. Accommodation: – Namib Desert Lodge or similar. Meals: BLDDAY 3 Time : 8:00 am Sesriem Area > Swakopmund Seaside ResortAfter breakfast we proceed to the seaside town of Swakopmund located on the Skeleton Coast. Leaving the dune fields far behind us we are soon back into the mountain desert. Accommodation: - Beach Hotel or similar. Meals: – BLDDAY 4 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. Accommodation: - Beach Hotel or similar. Meals: – BLDDAY 5 Time: 8:00 amSwakopmund > Etosha National ParkWe depart early morning after breakfast, Etosha is home to 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard and lion) as well as a vast quantity of game and birdlife. Accommodation: Okaukuejo Wildlife Resort. Meals: - BLDDAY 6 Time: 7:30 am Etosha National Park (full day game viewing)We travel along the vast salt pan, stopping at various waterholes and game viewing spots along the way in the park. Accommodation: Namutoni Wildlife Resort or similar. Meals: - BLDDAY 7 Time: 8:00 am Etosha National Park > Okonjima Africat FoundationAfter breakfast we proceed to Okonjima Africat Foundation, the highlight at this sanctuary is the tracking of cheetah and leopard safaris. Accommodation: – Okonjima Plains Camp Meals: BLDDAY 8 Time: 8:30 am Okonjima Africat Foundation > Windhoek cityAfter breakfast we continue on a good road and we aim to arrive back in the Capital in the afternoon and you will be dropped off at Hosea Kutako International Airport for your outbound flight.