Wilderness Safari Namibia


Located in the Southern part of the African continent, Namibia is one of the most famous safari destinations in the world. It is rich in wildlife like lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, and the like and is also known for its desert landscapes. The wilderness safari Namibia starts at Windhoek. From Windhoek, travel to the famous Kalahari Desert and get to know the San population- Africa’s original inhabitants. The safari continues to the Fish River Canyon which offers majestic sceneries. Luderitz is the next stop in the wilderness safari Namibia. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Atlantic Ocean from Luderitz. From Luderitz, travel to Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert followed by Swakopmund and Damaraland. The Etosha National Park is the highlight of the wilderness safari Namibia. Okonjima is the last destination on this trip.

Trip Highlights
  • Explore the vast Kalahari Desert and get to know the lifestyle of the San bushmen.
  • Enjoy the dramatic and arid landscape in the Fish River Canyon.
  • Indulge in the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean from Luderitz.
  • Visit the iconic towering sand dunes at Sossusvlei.
  • Explore the beautiful town of Swakopmund and witness the wonderful German architecture.
  • Spend time with flamingos and pelicans at the Walvis Bay.
  • Marvel at the beautiful landscapes in Damaraland.
  • Gather a fantastic wildlife viewing experience at the Etosha National Park.
  • Visit the big cats at Okonjima.

Day 1

Arrival in Windhoek

Once you arrive at Windhoek, the driver will transport you to your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day exploring Namibia’s capital city.

Day 2

Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

From Windhoek, enjoy a drive to Kalahari. Indulge in scenic drives in the Gondwana Kalahari Park which is just 30km away.

Get to know the San population- Africa’s original inhabitants.

Day 3

Kalahari to Fish River Canyon

After breakfast, drive from the Kalahari to Fish River Canyon. Stop at the Quiver Tree Forest en-route. You will arrive in mid-afternoon.

Enjoy a sunset walk and return to the lodge in the evening for a delicious meal.

Day 4

Explore Fish River Canyon

The next day, enjoy the majestic landscape at Fish River Canyon by a guided sunset walk or kayak on the magnificent river.

Day 5

Fish River Canyon to Luderitz

Enjoy a delicious breakfast overlooking the canyon and head towards Luderitz. Visit the Kolmanskop Ghost Town with its eerie buildings filled with sand.

Stay overnight at Luderitz and marvel at the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 6

Luderitz to Sossusvlei

Post breakfast, drive to Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert.

Enjoy the iconic towering sand dunes and other interesting geographical formations of the region, such as Sesriem Canyon.

Day 7

Exploring Sossusvlei

Wake up early and climb the sand dunes or enjoy the breath-taking landscape in a hot air balloon safari.

You can also enjoy a nature drive to spot desert wildlife, dune walks, horse riding, and sandboarding. Indulge in a wine and cheese sundowner tour, or a stargazing excursion after dark.

Day 8

Sossusvlei to Swakopmund

Enjoy a drive through the picturesque canyons and head towards Swakopmund on the Skeleton Coast.

The place boasts of amazing German architecture as it was colonial town. Visit the Walvis Bay and marvel at the abundant birdlife at Walvis Bay’s tidal lagoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Activities in Swakopmund

Spend the whole day exploring Swakopmund and the surrounding area. Search for Cape Fur seals and dolphins at Pelican Point on a boat cruise or a guided kayaking trip. Enjoy a living desert tour and visit the Swakopmund Lighthouse, the Swakopmund Museum, and Sandwich Harbour. Just outside Swakopmund, enjoy adventure activities like quad biking, camel riding, and off-road driving.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10

Swakopmund to Damaraland

Continue the Namibia wilderness safari to Damaraland. Stop at the Henties Bay to see the Cape Cross seal colony and the shipwreck of MS Winston at Durissa Bay.

Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Damaraland.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11

Desert-elephant Tracking in Damaraland

Spend the whole day exploring Damaraland. Enjoy a desert-elephant nature drive in search of Namibia’s desert-dwelling elephant. Take part in the Twyfelfontein, Burnt Mountain, and Organ Pipes excursion to see the rock engravings. Twyfelfontein is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Meals: All meals included.

Day 12

Damaraland to Etosha National Park

After breakfast, enjoy a drive to Etosha Game Reserve. The Etosha National Park is the chief highlight of the Namibia wilderness safari. There is a large variety of wildlife available such as elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, zebras, gemsbok, and springbok.

Various endangered species of cheetah, black rhino, Damara dik-dik, black-faced impala, and rare antelopes are also found here.

Day 13

On safari in Etosha

Etosha National Park is one of Africa’s largest national parks. Take your time visiting the different waterholes such as Okondeka, Okaukuejo, and Halali, where large concentrations of wildlife congregate.

Visit the Etosha pan which is the most distinctive feature of the park. It is a mass breeding ground for flamingos.

Day 14

Etosha National Park to Okinjima

Leave Etosha in the morning and head south towards the Okonjima Nature Reserve.

This facility is dedicated to the rehabilitation of Namibia’s cheetah and leopard population.

Day 15

On safari in Okonjima

Okonjima is the last destination in the Namibia wilderness safari. Enjoy different activities like mountain biking, hike up the mountains to watch the sunrise, join a bird-watching excursion to witness 250+ species of birdlife in the area.

Go on a bushman trail to enjoy the life of a San bushman.

Day 16

International Inbound Flight

Today marks the end of the Namibia wilderness safari.

With a heart full of lifetime experiences, drive back to Windhoek for your flight back home.