Timeless Deserts & Namib Wildlife

Discover the silent beauty of Namibia’s Sossusvlei, home to the highest sand dunes in the world. Damaraland’s minimalist Desert Rhino Camp is the starting point for wildlife-tracking on foot and by vehicle. The campsite’s enviable location in the Palmwag Concession puts it in proximity to the largest free-ranging population of black rhino left in Africa. Last but not least is Ongava Lodge. This exclusive property provides great insight into the lives of desert-adapted wildlife which flourish in Etosha National Park.

9 days/8 nights
Luxury Tented Camps and Safari Lodges
Departs daily ex Windhoek

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Highlights:

  • Admire the enormous, ancient red dunes of Sossusvlei
  • Fly over the breathtaking Skeleton Coast
  • Explore a wilderness where Africa’s last free-ranging rhinos roam
  • Go on safari in Etosha, Namibia’s finest national park
  • Stay in outstanding safari camps and lodges

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Timeless Deserts & Namib Wildlife

Itinerary

9 days/8 nights

Luxury Tented Camps & Safari Lodges

Day 1

Windhoek
Arrival transfer from Windhoek Airport to The Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel, an ultra-luxurious boutique property on a peaceful street in Namibia’s bustling capital.

Days 2/3

Sossusvlei
Depart Windhoek early by road for Sossusvlei, arriving at Kulala Desert Lodge by mid-afternoon. Time permitting, enjoy a game drive through the property in search of brown hyena or bat-eared fox or a night-time walk. On Day 3, enjoy a dawn tour of Sosussvlei’s majestic dunes.

Days 4/5

Palmwag Concession
Take a breathtaking flight over Sossusvlei and along the stark Skeleton Coast before heading inland to the unique Desert Rhino Camp, where you can track Africa’s last free-ranging rhinos – an absolute highlight. You may also see rare Hartmann’s mountain zebra, oryx and meerkat in this vast wilderness.

Days 6-8

Etosha National Park
Leave Palmwag behind for Etosha, Namibia’s premier wildlife reserve which you will explore on game drives. Your accommodation is the superb Ongava Lodge, located on a private game reserve where walking safaris and photographic hides can be enjoyed.

Day 9

Tour ends Windhoek
Your journey concludes with a light aircraft transfer to Windhoek.

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Namibia Overview

Why should I travel to Namibia?
This land of deserts has some of the most photogenic landscapes in all of Africa. Although Namibia is not as famous for wildlife as some other southern African countries, it has many uniquely adapted and fascinating species that are well worth looking for. The country also has some fine wilderness lodges providing comfortable accommodation and excellent service in some of Namibia’s most remote areas.

When is the best time to go to Namibia?
Best during the dry season (May-Oct). Etosha is Namibia’s premier wildlife park. In the desert areas, you will not see large numbers of animals, but there are rare and interesting species to be found.

What is the culture of Namibia?
Herero, Baster, Himba, Bushmen and many other tribal groups with distinct individual cultures.

What is the climate in Namibia?
The cold Benguela current keeps the coast cool and rain-less. Rain falls inland during the summer (Oct-Apr) in thunderstorms. Summer days are hot and the nights cool, whilst winters are sunny and cold.

What can I combine Namibia with?
A big game wildlife safari in South Africa, Botswana or Zimbabwe, and the Victoria Falls.

How to get to Namibia?
The main gateway to Namibia is through Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek. Flights to Windhoek depart daily from Johannesburg, the city where most visitors begin their Namibia itineraries.

Do I need a Visa for Namibia? Please call us on 1300 363 302

Do I need vaccinations for Namiba? Please call us on 1300 363 302

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