Desert Discovery

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8 days / 7 nights

Location Nights
Windhoek 1
NamibRand Nature Reserve 2
Damaraland 2
Etosha National Park 2
  • Safari across deserts, spectacular mountains and savannah
  • Safari by vehicle, on foot or quad bike
  • Visit the oldest desert on earth
  • Exceptional photographic opportunities
  • Desert star gazing
  • Discover ancient bushmen rock art
  • ‘Big Five’ safari viewing at Etosha

Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Windhoek

Welcome to the capital of Namibia. Meet & greet and private transfer to your hotel.
Heinitzburg Hotel (Deluxe Room)

Day 02 Windhoek-NamibRand Nature Reserve

An exciting day as your journey begins with a light aircraft flight south into the spectacular Namib desert. One of the oldest deserts in the world, it is the smaller creatures and the dramatic scenery that make this area so unique (B,L,D).
Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge

Day 03 Design Your Day NamibRand Nature Reserve

Decide how you wish to discover. A scenic game drive by open 4WD vehicle in the NamibRand Nature Reserve; quad bike through the desert; take a guided nature walk; or star gaze from the lodges private observatory. Optional: day trip to Sossusvlei sand dunes and Sesriem Canyon and scenic flight or hot air balloon (B,L,D). Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge

Day 04 NamibRand Nature Reserve -Damaraland

A flight across the desert-scape takes you to the northern reaches of Damaraland (B,L,D).
Mowani Mountain Camp

Day 05 Design Your Day Damaraland

Today you choose how best to explore. Take an elephant drive to explore the surrounding terrain: visit Twyfelfontien with rare rock paintings by ancient bushmen; take a guided nature walk; or relax by the pool taking in the spectacular desert views (B,L,D).
Mowani Mountain Camp

Day 06 Damaraland-Etosha National Park

Today’s flight takes you to Etosha National Park, Namibia’s premier wildlife reserve, with its gleaming white salt pan. This afternoon is your first opportunity to take a safari drive. The arid scenery makes it easy to spot game in the distance. Don’t forget your binoculars!
Onguma Tented Camp

Day 07 Etosha National Park

Today your safari guide may take you into the national park to see the incredible salt pans or you may safari on the private Ongava reserve. Exciting either way, search for giraffe, cheetah, kudu, lion and the oryx. Watch the elephants come to drink at the waterhole or maybe spot a black rhino. During the summer months, it is a bird watcher's paradise with thousands of bird species migrating to the wetlands created by the seasonal rains (B,L,D).
Onguma Tented Camp

Day 08 Etosha-Windhoek

Return by light aircraft back to Windhoek, where you say farewell to Namibia (B).

Optional Extensions

Explore the accommodation options outlined in this itinerary or combine your journey with A&K’s fantastic Africa extensions below.

African Extensions
Sanctuary Lodges & Camps

Departure Dates & Prices

From To Twin Single
25-12-2007 05-01-2008 AU $ 7,795.00 AU $ 12,125.00
06-06-2008 23-06-2008 AU $ 7,050.00 AU $ 11,360.00
24-06-2008 25-10-2008 AU $ 7,795.00 AU $ 12,125.00

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Call a Luxury Tour Specialist on 1300308081 and Quote #9478

(During Business Hours)