This small group overland tour allows you to take in the highlights of Namibia from the spectacle of wildlife in the desert landscape of Etosha to the iconic sand dunes of Sossousvlei and Deadvlei. Other highlights include the colonial town of Swakopmund and desert highlights such as the Brandberg White Lady and Spitzkoppe. See desert denziens such as Oryx, meerkats and desert adapted elephants and lions. This tour is fully accommodated in comfortable lodging throughout the tour. The tour has half the number of people as on a normal overland tour making for a much more comfortable experience.

Welcome to Namibia and its capital, Windhoek.  This morning, after meeting your crew, we pack our bags into our vehicle and set off for Etosha National Park.  Arriving in the early afternoon, our game viewing experience starts immediately with a game drive to camp.  After settling in to our accommodation you will have some time to experience the camp’s waterhole before departing on our night game drive in open 4×4 vehicles with the local guides through the park.
Accommodation                     Okaukuejo / Halali or similar

Route                                            Windhoek to Etosha National Park

Activity Package                     4×4 night game drive in Etosha National Park

Meals                                          Dinner

Today is all about game driving and going in search of the abundant wildlife in the park.  Our day will include a stop at the Etosha Pan and many waterholes.  This evening you can relax at the floodlit waterhole as the animals make their way to drink after dark.

Accommodation                     Halali / Namutoni or similar

Route                                           Etosha National Park

Included Highlight               Full day game drive in Nomad vehicle

Meals                                         Breakfast, Dinner

Our final morning in Etosha ends with an early morning game drive as we make our way to the gate to exit the park. The road today leads us towards the Brandberg / Khorixas area where we will have the opportunity to view the highest mountain in Namibia, Brandberg.  Known for it’s glowing colour, sometimes visible at sunset, derived from Afrikaans, Dutch and German means “Fire Mountain”.

Accommodation                     Brandberg White Lady / Khorixas Lodge or similar

Route                                           Etosha National Park to Brandberg / Khorixas area

Included Highlight               Morning game drive in Nomad vehicle

Meals                                         Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we will enjoy a guided walk at Spitzkoppe with a local guide, for an exploration of these fascinating landforms. These massive granite formations tower 700 meters above the desert plains and the presence of rock art indicates their significance to the San people who lived here many years ago.  After our walk, we head towards the coastal town of Swakopmund where we will stop en-route at the famous Welwitchia Mirabilis which is over 2,000 years old.

Accommodation               Atlantic Villa’s or similar

Route                                      Brandberg / Khorixas area to Swakopmund (via Spitzkoppe)

Included Highlight           Spitzkoppe guided walk / Viewing of the Welwitchia Mirabilis

Today is all about exploring Swakopmund or participating in the many activities on offer in this coastal town. Not to be missed is the selection of famed coffee shops and bakeries that offer a delightful range of treats.
Accommodation                     Atlantic Villa’s or similar

Route                                      Swakopmund

Meals                                      Breakfast

It is an early start today as we leave Swakopmund and head towards the famous Namib Naukluft National Park. No visit to Namibia would be complete without a stop at the famous bakery in Solitaire, known for its apple pie – not to be missed.  We will enjoy our apple pie and a wonder around this one-horse town before heading to our accommodation for the next 2 nights.

Accommodation                Desert Quiver Camp or similar

Route                                      Swakopmund to Namib Naukluft National Park

Included Highlight           Apple pie in Solitaire

Meals                                      Breakfast, Dinner

It is a busy day today as we venture deeper into the Namib desert, starting off with a transfer into Sossusvlei and Deadvlei.  After walking around and discovering this area, we will make a stop at Dune 45, the highest dune in Namibia.  The brave amongst us can climb to the top – the views will not disappoint the efforts.   As we leave, we will make a short stop at Sesriem Canyon before returning to our accommodation for the night.

Accommodation                Desert Quiver Camp or similar

Route                                      Namib Naukluft National Park

Included Highlight           Sossusvlei / Deadvlei / Dune 45 / Sesriem Canyon

Meals                                      Breakfast, Dinner

We leave the wonderful Namib Desert behind us and will make our way towards Maltahohe. Today we will meet the Nama community. For thousands of years, the Khoisan peoples of South Africa and southern Namibia maintained a nomadic life, the Khoikhoi as pastoralists and the San people as hunter-gatherers. The Nama are a Khoikhoi group.  This afternoon we have join a sundowner nature drive to enjoy a true Namibia sunset.

Accommodation               Namseb Lodge or similar

Route                                      Namib Naukluft National Park to Maltahohe

Included Highlight          Nama community visit

Activity Package                Sunset nature drive

Meals                                    Breakfast

We make our way towards the Kalahari, one of the most beautiful parts of Namibia and a must see. Enjoy the beauty of the deep red dunes colours. You might spot several types of antelope’s like the Oryx. Maybe you can even spot a meerkat.

Accommodation                Bagatelle or similar
Route                                      Maltahohe to the Kalahari region

Meals                                    Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Kalahari today as you participate in the various optional activities on offer.  Today is for you to enjoy the area.  One of the many highlights of the Kalahari is the star gazing and tonight you get the opportunity to view the stars, planets, clusters and depending on the time of month, the moon.

Accommodation               Bagatelle or similar

Route                                      Kalahari

Included Highlight           Stargazing at the Bagatelle Observatory

Meals                                      Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast we bid farewell to the red sand of the Kalahari and make our way back to Windhoek, where we will stay just outside the city.  Tonight presents itself with a final opportunity to soak in the Namibian sunset on an evening sunset drive with sundowners.

Accommodation               N/a’an ku sê or similar

Route                                      Kalahari region to Windhoek

Activity Package                Sunset drive

Meals                                      Breakfast, Dinner

Today our tour comes to an end after breakfast.  Take the day to book a city tour of Windhoek or relax at the lodge until your departure flight.

Meals                                      Breakfast

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