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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.