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R95 700.00







An immersive small group safari journey through Namibia includes the surreal landscapes of Sossusvlei to the coastal charm of Swakopmund, and the ancient mysteries of Damaraland, culminating with wildlife encounters at Ongava Game Reserve. Expert-guided game drives promise sightings of the Big Five. Concluding with a visit to the Okonjima Day Visitor Centre and the AfriCat Foundation, this safari seamlessly blends Namibia's natural wonders, cultural richness, and wildlife conservation.

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✔ The surreal landscapes of Sossusvlei
✔ Coastal Charm in Swakopmund
✔ Ancient rock engravings and desert-adapted wildlife of Damaraland
✔ Etosha National Park and fabulous wildlife
✔ Conservation Insights at AfriCat Foundation




R95 700.00


Day 1 & 2 Sossusvlei, Dead Valley Lodge
Day 3 & 4 Swakopmund, The Delight
Day 5 & 6 Damaraland, Camp Kipwe,
Day 7 - 9 Ongava Game Reserve, Southern Etosha National Park
Day 10 Okonjima Day Visitor Centre, AfriCat Foundation; return to Windhoek in the late afternoon.

R95 700.00

⌾ Based on two people sharing a room
⌾ Check with us about seasonal pricing
⌾ 25% deposit required to secure a booking
⌾ Scheduled small group departure suitable for individuals, couples, families & small groups
⌾ Safari will run with minimum 1 pax, and maximum 7 pax.
⌾ PLEASE NOTE that whilst we endeavor to accommodate guests at the above stipulated lodges/camps, we reserve the right to replace such with one of a similar standard and location.

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Day 1 Windhoek to Sossusvlei 

This morning your guide will collect you from your various accommodation establishments or from the Windhoek/Hosea Kutako International Airport (assuming you land before 07h00). You then depart Windhoek in your safari vehicle with your private guide and drive southwest through the scenic Khomas Hochland highlands before heading down the Great Escarpment into the Namib Desert below, stopping for a picnic lunch at a scenic location along the way. You arrive at Dead Valley Lodge in the midafternoon and you will stay here for two nights whilst you explore the remarkable sights of the Namib Desert with your guide. If there is still time today, your guide will take you to visit Sesriem Canyon, a nearby geological attraction, or explore Elim Dune. However, if you prefer, you can just relax and soak in the scenic and tranquil surroundings at Dead Valley Lodge. Overnight: Dead Valley Lodge Lunch, Dinner & Excursions with private safari guide 

Day 2 Sossusvlei 

This morning you will need to rise early for a magical excursion with your guide in the Namib Naukluft National Park, normally setting off before sunrise to capture the dunes whilst the light is soft and shadows accentuate the towering shapes and curves. This area boasts some of the highest free-standing sand dunes in the world and your guide will give you an insight on the formation of the Namib Desert and its myriad of fascinating creatures and plants that have adapted to survive these harsh environs. Once you have explored Sossusvlei, Deadvlei and surrounding dune fields to your heart’s content you can enjoy a relaxed picnic brunch in the shade of a camel thorn tree. You then return to Dead Valley Lodge in the early afternoon in time for a late lunch, with the option to visit Sesriem Canyon afterwards if you haven’t already done so the day before. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure (from experience, this is usually welcomed after an exhilarating morning in the dunes). 

Overnight: Dead Valley Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Excursions with private safari guide 

Day 3 Sossusvlei to Swakopmund 

The fascinating drive today takes you northwest through awesome and ever changing desert landscapes of the Namib Naukluft National Park, including the impressive Gaub and Kuiseb canyons. You will meet the coast at the port town of Walvis Bay and then continue north to Swakopmund where you can enjoy the pleasant seaside location and cooler coastal air for your next two nights. There will be time this afternoon to explore the town and wander along the waterfront on foot, before heading off for dinner at a popular restaurant which specializes in locally harvested seafood. 

Overnight: The Delight Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner NOTE: Option to include a sunrise balloon flight before you depart for Swakopmund (optional extra at additional cost), needs to be pre booked in order to fit in with other timings for this day. 

Day 4 Swakopmund 

After an early breakfast your guide will drive you along the scenic coastal road back south to Walvis Bay for a memorable kayaking adventure within the outer lagoon. After meeting your kayaking guide you will be taken on a short scenic drive to Pelican Point to see its lighthouse and windswept beauty, stopping briefly at the salt works to view the variety of birdlife on your way to the launch point. The kayaking is an ideal way of seeing Cape fur seals, Heaviside and Bottlenose dolphins, pelicans, flamingos and a wide variety of other sea birds. If you are lucky, there is also a chance of seeing whales, leatherback turtles and sunfish. During the course of the day the guide will stop and inform you about the environment and light refreshments will be served on the beach before heading back to Walvis Bay. Alternatively, you also have the choice to partake instead in a memorable motorized boat seal and dolphin excursion within the outer lagoon and harbour should the kayaking not appeal. Here you should also see Cape fur seals, heaviside and bottlenose dolphins, pelicans, flamingos and a wide variety of other sea birds. Again, if luck is on your side, there is also a chance of seeing whales, leatherback turtles and sunfish. During the course of the excursion snacks will be served along with local sparkling wine and fresh oysters, before you will return to the jetty at roughly midday. You then have the opportunity to explore the waterfront area of Walvis Bay further before returning to Swakopmund for an afternoon at leisure at your guesthouse or out in town. Activities such as scenic flights, sandboarding and more can all be booked at an extra cost. 

Overnight: The Delight Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 5 Swakopmund to Damaraland 

Continuing on your safari today, the road takes you north and east into the wonderful and diverse region of Damaraland. You pass Namibia’s highest mountain, the Brandberg which peaks at 2,573 m above sea level, and take time to view game and absorb the vastness of the scenery along the way. Damaraland is typified by displays of colour, magnificent table topped mountains, rock formations and bizarrelooking vegetation. The present day landscape has been formed by the erosion of wind, water and geological forces which have formed rolling hills, dunes, gravel plains and ancient river terraces. It is the variety and loneliness of the area as well as the scenic splendour which will reward and astound you, giving one an authentic understanding of the word 'wilderness'. If time allows this afternoon your guide will take you to visit the nearby attractions and geological sites of the pre-historic Twyfelfontein rock engravings (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) - if not there is plenty of time to see them tomorrow. 

Overnight: Camp Kipwe Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Excursions with private safari guide 

Day 6 Damaraland 

After an early breakfast you will be treated to an exciting 4x4 excursion along the ephemeral Aba Huab and Huab River valleys to explore this remarkable region and to search for game, including the elusive desert adapted elephants if they are in the area. Damaraland is home to a variety of desert adapted wildlife and hidden desert treasures. As the elephants are mostly active in the mornings you will normally have the best chance to see them then before returning to camp for lunch. However, if all the safari participants agree, you also have the option to take a picnic lunch and stop to enjoy that in the shade of a large Ana tree by the riverbed, ideally while watching a herd of elephant browsing nearby. Your guide will arrange to fit in a visit to Twyfelfontein and other nearby attractions at a suitable time if you haven’t already done so the previous day. On return to camp there should be time to take a walk into the local area with your guide if desired, or simply relax and enjoy some well-deserved leisure time. 

Overnight: Camp Kipwe Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Excursions with private safari guide 

Day 7 Damaraland to Southern Etosha National Park 

Today you set off on your journey to the Ongava Game Reserve, which is situated on the southern border of Etosha National Park. You arrive in time for an afternoon game drive on the Ongava Game Reserve in an open game viewer with Ongava ranger, on shared basis with other lodge guests. 

Overnight: Ongava Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Etosha Game Drive with private safari guide, and Ongava Game Drive with Local Ranger 

Day 8 Southern Etosha National Park 

Today you will be treated to an exciting morning guided game drive into the Etosha National Park, to see more of the wide variety of game and bird species that are to be found there. There is then time to relax by the refreshing swimming pool before you head out again for an afternoon game drive into Etosha before exiting the park before sunset. Alternatively, you can opt to spend the whole day out in the park and either take lunch by one of the other rest camps in the area, or have a picnic while watching game at a particularly productive waterhole in the area. Once you are back (gates close at sunset), the rest of the evening can be spent game viewing at the camp’s floodlit waterhole while enjoying dinner, and afterwards. 

Overnight: Ongava Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Etosha Game Drive with private safari guide 

Day 9 Southern Etosha National Park 

Another morning dedicated to memorable game drives within the southern section of Etosha National Park with your guide. You return to camp for lunch and an early afternoon rest, spending your final afternoon on a game drive on the private Ongava Game Reserve. You then return after sunset with enough time to freshen up and enjoy your final ‘safari dinner’ overlooking the camp’s floodlit waterhole. 

Overnight: Ongava Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Etosha Game Drive with private safari guide, and Ongava Game Drive with Local Ranger 

Day 10 Ongava to Windhoek via the AfriCat Foundation 

Your early departure will take you south from Ongava via Outjo and Otjiwarongo to reach Okonjima’s AfriCat Day Centre, a wonderful highlight with which to conclude your safari. Okonjima is home to the AfriCat Foundation, a wildlife sanctuary which focuses on the research and rehabilitation of Africa's big cats, especially injured or captured leopard and cheetah. You arrive in time for lunch before embarking on an exciting and informative game drive and tour of the centre. Here you will learn about the function and vision of the AfriCat Foundation and will also get to meet some of the Foundation’s special captive carnivore ambassadors. After the excursion and freshening up, the journey continues further south to arrive back in Windhoek in the late afternoon, just as the sun is setting. 

Upon your arrival in Windhoek you will be transferred to your accommodation establishment of choice, or out to the Windhoek International Airport (transfer to be booked additionally) if flying out in the evening - departure flights must be no earlier than 21h00 to allow sufficient time for the visit to the AfriCat Foundation and the journey back to Windhoek. A final night in Windhoek is highly recommended!

✔ Accommodation as stated above.
✔ Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned safari vehicle.
✔ All meals.
✔ Services of a registered and experienced naturalist English-speaking safari guide.
✔ Entrance fees and excursions as described in above itinerary.
✔ Mineral water on board the safari vehicle.
✔ Option of either kayaking or catamaran boat cruise in Swakopmund.
✔ Two Ongava afternoon property drives in open game viewer with lodge guide
✔ Welcome pack.

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