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Gems of Namibia
Our premium touring option, the Gems of Namibia lets you experience this incredible destination staying in upgraded room categories at attractive lodges, enjoying a host of exciting activities along the way.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Windhoek
- Namibrand Nature Reserve
- Ongava Game Reserve, near Etosha NP
- The Africat Foundation
Day 1 Windhoek
Fly into Windhoek. You will be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Windhoek to NamibRand NR
This morning your car will be delivered to your hotel. Drive into the heart of the Namib Desert and check into the rustic-chic surroundings of Wolwedans Dune Lodge. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive to learn about this fascinating and unique environment.
Day 3 NamibRand NR to Namib-Naukluft NP
Enjoy a morning activity and later head toward the dunes of Sossusvlei and the striking clay pans of Deadvlei to see the eerie skeleton trees arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon activity. In the late afternoon embark on a nature drive into the Gondawa Reserve.
Day 4 Namib-Naukluft NP
This morning rise early and enjoy a guided excursion to the amazing dunes of Sossusvlei. Return to your lodge for lunch and enjoy an afternoon at leisure before an early evening nature drive.
Day 5 Namib-Naukluft NP to Swakopmund
Today you will drive to Swakopmund stopping en route at Welwitschia Plains and the desolate Moon Landscape. Here you will stay at the lovely Strand hotel. For an unforgettable start to your day why not add an exhilarating sunrise balloon flight over the Namib Desert?
Day 6 Swakopmund
Travel to Walvis Bay for a cruise on the calm waters off the peninsula. Enjoy sparkling wine and oysters as you watch dolphins and seals frolic around the boat. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring this charming town.
Day 7 Swakopmund to Damaraland
Drive inland past the majestic Brandberg Mountain, Namibia’s highest peak, and into the untouched wilderness of Damaraland. Once inside the park keep an eye out for herds of roaming game. Check in to the Mowani Mountain Camp.
Day 8 Damaraland to Etosha NP
After breakfast visit the ‘open air gallery’ at Twyfelfontein, with over 2,500 different Bushman rock engravings. Travel to the fabulous Etosha Oberland Lodge, situated on the border of Etosha National Park.
Day 9 Etosha NP
This morning enjoy a full day game drive into Etosha National Park. Later continue your drive to the park’s eastern border, where you will stay at the Onguma Tented Camp.
Day 10 Etosha NP
Experience more of this incredible region with morning and afternoon game activities with the lodge’s expert guides.
Day 11 Etosha NP to Okonjima NR
Drive south to Okonjima, home to the incredible AfriCat Foundation. Here you will stay at the scenic Okonjima Bush Camp, learn about the foundation’s work and join an afternoon camp activity.
Day 12 Okonjima NR to Windhoek airport
Drive south to return your car at Windhoek airport in time for your onward flight.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 12 days standard SUV hire including full insurance cover with zero insurance excess, unlimited mileage, 24 hour emergency roadside assistance and 1 additional driver. Deluxe Travel Planner
- Pack including maps, driving directions, Namibian SIM card and lodge contact details.
- 11 nights accommodation including upgraded room categories
- 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 8 dinners
- Selected soft & alcoholic drinks at certain camps and lodges
- 9 game activities
- Walvis Bay cruise
- International flights
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