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Jewels of the DESERT
Enjoy a self-drive safari through the wilderness hot spots of Namibia and immerse yourself in the unique desert scenery, fauna and flora, soaking in the quaint atmosphere of the picturesque towns of Windhoek and Swakopmund en route.
Big Cats at Africat Foundation.
Etosha National Park.
NamibRand Private Nature Reserve.
Get up close and personal with cheetah, leopard and lion at the Africat Foundation and enjoy the high concentration of animals at watering spots in world renowned Etosha National Park. Desert elephant and rare black rhino inhabit the magnificent desert scenery of Damaraland, while traditional German architecture blends with the austere beauty of desert scenery and long stretches of sandy beaches in Swakopmund. Breathtaking rock formation and ceaselessly shifting sand dunes delight and amaze in the NamibRand Nature Reserve.
Start anticipating your African adventure with a short summary of what you can expect each day on safari to bring.
This safari begins and ends at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek.
DAY 1: WINDHOEK
On arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport a member of the team will be waiting with your rental car. Spend your first night in a twin bedded room at the Olive Grove Guest House. Your stay is on a bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 2 & 3: OKONJIMA BUSH CAMP
Get your first glimpse of Namibian scenery driving to Okonjima Bush Camp. Enjoy personal encounters with cheetah, leopard and other big cats over the next two nights. Accommodation is in a twin bedded thatched rondavel, and includes breakfast and dinner.
DAY 4 & 5: ONGUMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
Drive to the birdwatchers paradise of Onguma Tented Camp , which offers plenty of attractions for the next two nights, including two guided nature walks. Accommodation is in a twin bedded tent, and your stay is on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 6: ONGAVA GAME RESERVE
An extended game drive takes you to Ongava Game Reserve. Your choice of accommodation for the night includes luxury chalets at Ongava Lodge or tented guest units at Andersson’s Camp. Your stay is on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 7 & 8: DAMARALAND
Mowani Mountian Camp, with viewings of elusive desert elephant and rare black rhino, is your next stop. Enjoy two nights in a twin bedded luxury safari tent. Your stay is on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including two guided nature walks.
DAY 9 & 10: SWAKOPMUND
Explore the quaint seaside town of Swakopmund from your base at the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, where you will spend two nights in a twin bedded room, with breakfast included.
DAY 11 & 12: NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE
Drive to Sossuvlei Desert Lodge in the fascinating NamibRand Nature Reserve. Spend two nights at the Lodge in a desert villa. Your stay includes nature drives, guided walks and hiking trails, and guided quad bike trails on set paths through the dunes. A resident astronomer and high-powered telescope provide breathtaking views of the clear desert night skies.
DAY 13: DEPARTURE
Travel back to Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek to drop off your hired vehicle.
Rates & TERMS
Personalized Travel Journal.
Greeting and Assistance, as well as Self Drive Briefing on Arrival in Windhoek.
Twin / Single Accommodation.
Meals as Specified in the Itinerary.
Activities as Offered by Sossusvlei Desert Lodge.
Two Guided Nature Walks at Onguma Tented Camp and Mowani Mountain Camp.
Conservancy Levy at Mowani Mountain Camp.
Local Brand Drinks (Premium Brands to own account) at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge.
Laundry at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge.
Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance.
Gratuities and all items of a personal nature.
Meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary.
Sightseeing and excursions.
Entrance fees for National Parks and other areas of interest.
Car hire and all expenses related to vehicle.
Visas (if required).
Scheduled flights to and from Hosea Kutako (Windhoek) International Airport.
Please don’t forget:
All Pricing is Indicative and Subject to Exchange Rate Fluctuations.
Rates are Based on a Minimum of Two Guests Traveling.
Rates are based on no single supplement at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge for the first two single rooms booked per reservation. Thereafter single supplement will apply.
Please note: Due to the increasing global cost of oil, fuel levies on scheduled and private flights as well as road transfers, may increase at any given moment. As this is not a lodge charge, this cost will unfortunately be passed onto you.
The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary.
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