NAMIBIA SOUTH & ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
Booking Code: SWAS 12
Day 1: Windhoek – Gochas
Drive from Windhoek via Dordabis,
Uhlenhorst and Stampriet through the beautiful scenery of the Kalahari outskirts to Gochas. Afternoon nature drive.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at Auob Lodge or Kamelruhe Guesthouse.
Day 2: Gochas – Fish River Canyon area
Drive to the Kokerboom forest (quiver tree), explore the area, continue to Keetmanshoop and proceed past the Naute Dam to the Fish River Canyon.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at Canyon Roadhouse/Village/Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Fish River Canyon – Lüderitz
Visit the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. This gigantic ravine, in places almost 500 metres deep, has been gorged out of vast undulating plain in the course of thousands of years. Proceed to Lüderitz via Seeheim and Aus. This drive takes you through intriguing “moon” landscape of endless desert vistas and bizarre rock formations.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at the Lüderitz Nest Hotel.
Day 4: Lüderitz – Klein Aus Vista
Lüderitz, is the first German settlement in Namibia, named after the merchant Adolf Lüderitz from Bremen, who bought this area from the Hottentots in 1883. The small harbor town is perched on rugged black rock, offset by the deep blue waters of the bay, and is surrounded by bays, coves and fjords.
During the morning visit to the “ghost town” of Kolmanskop where diamonds were first discovered in Namibia. Afterwards sightseeing in and around Lüderitz and drive to Klein Aus Vista..
Dinner/bed/breakfast at the Desert Horse Inn/Bahnhofshotel Aus.
Day 5: Klein Aus Vista – Namib Desert
Continue through the scenic Neisip Plain and drive along the edge of the Namib Desert, the Tiras Mountains and the Nubib Mountains to Namib Desert Lodge.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at Namib Desert Lodge/ NNL- Soft Adventure Camp.
Day 6: Sossusvlei – Sesriem Canyon
In the early morning depart on an excursion to the Sesriem Canyon and Sossusvlei, a large clay pan in the centre to the Namib Desert, surrounded by the highest sand dunes in the world. Arrive back at Namib Desert Lodge round about
lunch time. In the afternoon take part in a dune drive.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at the Namib Desert Lodge/ NNL- Soft Adventure Camp.
Day 7: Namib Desert – Windhoek
Drive via Remhoogte Pass to Rehoboth and visit the Oanob Dam. Return to Windhoek. Arrival in the late afternoon.
Bed/breakfast at the Safari Court.
Day 8: Windhoek – Etosha National Park
Departure from Windhoek to the North. Drive via Okahandja, the former tribal
centre of the Herero people, Otjiwarongo and Outjo to the famous Etosha National Park. First game viewing drive.
Dinner/ bed/breakfast at Taleni Etosha Village/Toshari Lodge or similar.
Day 9 : Etosha National Park
Full day of game viewing in the Etosha National Park which is one of the major sanctuaries of wildlife in Africa. The area was proclaimed a game reserve as far back as 1907. The size of the park is 22.270km² and it consists mainly of grass and bush savannah. This type of landscape provides excellent opportunities for game viewing at the numerous waterholes or in the open countryside. The Etosha Pan which the park is named after is approximately 6.000km² in size. In the language of the Ovambo people, Etosha means “place of dry water” or “large white place”.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at Taleni Etosha Lodge/ Toshari Lodge or similar.
Day 10: Etosha National Park
Another game viewing day is spent in the Etosha National Park. In the late afternoon, you leave the park and continue to a lodge next to the park.
Dinner/bed/breakfast at Mokuti Etosha Lodge or similar
Day 11: Etosha National Park – Okonjata Wildlife Sanctuary
After breakfast drive to Tsumeb and visit the Mine Museum. Proceed via Otjiwarongo to the Mt. Etjo Safari Lodge. Situated in the Okonjati Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the most scenic parts of Namibia, you can come into close contact with nature itself. Hundreds of species of birds and mammals can be sighted here, incl. elephant, black and white rhino, giraffe and numerous
antelope, ranging from the majestic kudu to the diminutive Damara dik-dik. Predators, such as lion, leopard and cheetah also roam this area. In the late afternoon game drive.
Dinner /bed/breakfast at Mt. Etjo Safari Lodge or similar.
Day 12: Return to Windhoek
Return to Windhoek via Okahandja.
Prices: Per person sharing:
Low Season (01.11.2017 till 30.06.2018) N$ 41,600.00
Single Supplement N$ 4,400.00
High Season (01.07.2018 till 31.10.2018) N$ 42,800.00
Single Supplement N$ 4,600.00
Overland trips and all sightseeing as per itinerary. Overnight in double
rooms with private shower/bath and toilet in a guest house, hotels, lodges and rest camps.
Breakfast throughout the tour, 1 lunch pack and 12 dinner. English speaking
tour guide. (Other languages can be spoken on tour)
Expenses for personal belongings e.g. lunches except day 8 and 3 dinner, drinks
and telephone calls as well as tips in the restaurants and for the tour guide.
1 Nov 17, 12 Feb 18, 05 March 18, 04 Apr 18, 21 May 18
13 Jun 18, 04 Jul 18, 01 Aug 18, 03 Sept 18, 10 Oct 18
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