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Namibian landscapes

Namibia • 15 days on site

    Namib - Namibia - tour in namibia

    Highlights!

  • Namib desert
  • Damaraland
  • Kaokoland
  • Puros valley
  • Epupa Falls
  • Etosha National Park
  • accomodation12 nights camping, others in BB
  • walks4 walking days
  • tariffsFrom Euro1290 Euro (option camping) Euro2390 (option lodges)

    Departure on request from 4 people

This tour invites you to explore the highlights of Namibia: from the Namib desert to Etosha National Park via Damaraland and Koakoland. In 4x4 and on foot we discover the hidden secrets of the desert and we meet some charismatic people of this country such as the Damaras and the Himbas who have adapted themselves to a fragile and austere environment.
Day by day...

Day 1: Windhoek…

Welcome by your guide at Windhoek airport. Overnight in a Guest House in Windhoek. This first day will give us the opportunity to talk about the tour and to get to know one another.

Base BB

Days 2-3: Namib desert…

Today we set off for the Namib desert to Sesriem. Overnight in a lodge (or camping in Sesriem depending on option). Day2 we will climb a dune and enjoy the sunset over the Namib. Day3 we visit Sossususvlei and Dead Vlei, mainly on foot.

Base FI

Day 4: Swakopmund…

We continue to Swakopmund passing through Walvis Bay to see the flamingoes. Overnight at Sam’s Giardino guesthouse (or equivalent) in Swakopmund.

Base BB

Day 5: Brandberg - White Lady…

Today our journey takes us to Damaraland, which streches 200kms west of the Skeleton Coast, south of Koakoland. We reach the brandberg Mountains, which with its peak at 2573m represents the highest point in Namibia. The Brandberg is famous for hikers but also for its huge amount of bushmen (san) paintings, amongst which is the best known White-Lady. We will take a walk to see it (about 2 hours return). Overnight in bungalows at White Lady Lodge.

Base FI

Day 6: Damaraland - Twyfelfontein…

Early morning walk along the Ugab river in search of the wildife with the chance to spot the elusive desert adapted elephants. Then we depart to Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO world heritage site, to visit what is problably the best rock engraving (petroglyph) site of all Africa! We then

visit a Damara cultural village to learn about the ancestral traditions and cultures of these friendly people. Overnight in Palmwag lodge (camping or bungalow).

Base FI

Day 7-8: Kaokoland - Puros…

This morning we take a walk on the Pamlwag concession. Then we depart to Koakoland, towards the Skeleton Coast. The landscape en route to Puros is remote, prisitine and breathtaking! We camp for 2 nights along the Hoarusib dry river bed. The Puros valley is captivating. This is one of the best place in Namibia to spot desert adapted wildlife and in particular black rhinos and elephants and even lions (no garanty though). D8 we explore the area on foot with the hope to spot game.

Base FI

Day 9: Kaokoland - Damaraland …

We leave Puros via (if conditions permit) Puros canyon and through the Hoarusib and Hoanib river beds. We have a chance to spot elephants... Overnight in Khowarib lodge (camping or bungalow).

Base FI

Days 10-11: Kaokoland – Epupa Falls…

We set off for the extreme noth of the Kaokoland all the way to the Kunene river which marks the border with Angola. We are in the heart of the Himbas territory and we camp 2 nights in Epupa Camp, situated along the Kunene river. We visit Epupa Falls. We also visit a local Himba village and learn about the unique culture of this charismatic tribe. We will also take a walk along the Kunene river.

Base FI

Day 12: En route to Etosha…

We drive back down and overnight in Hobatere, west of Etosha.

Base FI

Days 13-14: Etosha National Park…

Continuation to Etosha National Park. Etosha National Park is the largest park in the country and is most famous for its waterholes which offer great game sightings. Overnight in bungalow or camping depending on option.

Base FI

Day 15: Etosha - Windhoek…

We leave Etosha and drive back to Windhoek where you'll be dropped off at the airport. End of service.

Practical info...

Trip starts: Windhoek Airport.
Trip ends: windhoek Airport.

Groups...

Guided trip: 4 min - 9 max.
Age mini: 12 years.

Accommodations...

Lodge - Guest House- camping.

Note: This trip can also be done with the option of all nights in lodges

Transport...

In a custom made 4x4 specially built for this kind of trip.

Meals...

In lodges, cooked by the team when camping, restaurants in town (pique-nique for lunch).

Difficulty and comfort...

This trip is accessible to most (children above 12 years old). Walks are not very demanding. A good fitness is nonetheless necessary.

Conditions...

What is included...

Accommodations, meals as indicated, transport in 4x4, mentionned activities, equipment (except sleeping bag), tour guide.

What is not included…

International flights, excluded meals and drinks, optional activities, park fees, personal expenses, souvenirs, gratuities.

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