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Luxury

Namibia Tour

Starts
Windhoek
Ends
Windhoek

Highlights

NamibRand stargazing wonder
Sossusvlei's towering dunes
Skeleton Coast's haunting shipwrecks
Kaokoveld's rugged beauty

Embark on an 11-day luxury Namibia tour, where breathtaking landscapes meet soul-stirring encounters with the wild. From the serene beauty of the NamibRand Nature Reserve under a blanket of stars to the haunting shipwrecks of the Skeleton Coast, each destination offers a unique glimpse into the heart of Namibia’s untamed beauty.

Feel the thrill of encountering the majestic wildlife of Etosha and let the silence of Sossusvlei’s dunes speak to your soul. This luxury Namibia tour is more than an adventure; it’s an opportunity to reconnect with nature and experience the raw, unfiltered essence of one of the most mesmerizing places on earth.

NamibRand Nature Reserve

Itinerary Details

Day-By-Day

Day 1

The NamibRand Nature Reserve, a jewel in the Namib Desert and a highlight of the luxury Namibia tour, is a sanctuary of undisturbed wilderness where the dunes and plains meet under the endless African sky. This vast area offers a canvas of rich colors, from deep red sand dunes to golden grasslands, providing a habitat for a variety of desert-adapted flora and fauna.

Designated as a Dark Sky Reserve, the reserve offers unparalleled stargazing opportunities, with the Milky Way stretching across the sky in a spectacular display. It’s a place where silence and vastness allow for a deep connection with nature, promising a serene and profound experience for all who visit.

Upon arrival on day 1 of the luxury Namibia tour, you will be met by one of our Safari365 representatives. From Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), you’ll embark on a light aircraft flight from Windhoek to the local airstrip in the Namib Desert, one of the largest private reserves in Southern Africa, spanning 215,000 hectares. From the airstrip, a friendly guide will transfer you to Wolvedans Dune Camp, where you can unwind and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of its pristine panorama.

After freshening up in your beautiful suite, you’ll embark on an afternoon drive with sundowners on the dunes, embracing the tranquility of the desert landscape.

Light aircraft flight from Windhoek International Airport to Wolvedans airstrip & a road transfer to accommodation.
Starts:

Windhoek International Airport

Ends:
andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

1 x sundowner game drive which lasts 2-3 hours

Wolvedans Dune Camp

Wolvedans Dune Camp

Nestled within the pristine NamibRand Nature Reserve, Wolwedans Dune Camp offers an extraordinary desert retreat amidst the captivating landscapes of Namibia. The camp’s eco-friendly canvas and wood chalets seamlessly integrate with the surrounding dunes, providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of the desert expanse. Each chalet features a private deck, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the desert.

Wolwedans encourages guests to embark on scenic drives through the reserve, where they can encounter indigenous wildlife such as oryx and springbok, perfectly adapted to the desert environment. For a truly enchanting experience, hot air balloon rides offer a magical aerial perspective of the dunes, unveiling the NamibRand’s natural beauty from above. After a day of exploration, guests can indulge in delicious meals, take refreshing dips in the pool, and unwind beneath the spectacular dark skies, perfect for stargazing.

Location: Situated within the NamibRand Nature Reserve, renowned for its stunning scenery and exclusive wildlife encounters.

Sustainability: Committed to responsible tourism, Wolwedans minimizes its environmental impact through initiatives such as solar power, water conservation, and support for local communities.

Tip: For an authentic desert experience with luxurious amenities, Wolwedans Dune Camp provides an ideal base for exploring the wonders of the NamibRand Nature Reserve.

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Nestled within the pristine NamibRand Nature Reserve, Wolwedans Dune Camp offers an extraordinary desert retreat amidst the captivating landscapes of Namibia. The camp’s eco-friendly canvas and wood chalets seamlessly integrate with the surrounding dunes, providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of the desert expanse. Each chalet features a private deck, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the desert.

Wolwedans encourages guests to embark on scenic drives through the reserve, where they can encounter indigenous wildlife such as oryx and springbok, perfectly adapted to the desert environment. For a truly enchanting experience, hot air balloon rides offer a magical aerial perspective of the dunes, unveiling the NamibRand’s natural beauty from above. After a day of exploration, guests can indulge in delicious meals, take refreshing dips in the pool, and unwind beneath the spectacular dark skies, perfect for stargazing.

Location: Situated within the NamibRand Nature Reserve, renowned for its stunning scenery and exclusive wildlife encounters.

Sustainability: Committed to responsible tourism, Wolwedans minimizes its environmental impact through initiatives such as solar power, water conservation, and support for local communities.

Tip: For an authentic desert experience with luxurious amenities, Wolwedans Dune Camp provides an ideal base for exploring the wonders of the NamibRand Nature Reserve, making it a must-visit destination for any luxury Namibia tour.

NamibRand Nature Reserve

Day 2

After a hearty and sumptuous breakfast in the tented open-plan kitchen and dining area, today is all about exploring what this vast nature reserve has to offer. With the lodge being based 250-metres on a dune, you will start with extraordinary views and then venture out with your knowledgeable guide into the desert. This will be a magical experience in the private reserve, offering glimpses of oryxes, zebras, ground squirrels, and ostriches in their natural habitat.

At night, you can witness a million stars and the Milky Way will be extremely clear, while you engage in conversations with your loved ones and fellow guests around the fire pit after a lavish dinner.

Wolvedans Dune Camp

1 x full day drive with picnic lunch stop which lasts 6-8 hours

Sossusvlei

Day 3

Sossusvlei, nestled within the iconic Namib Desert of Namibia, is a mesmerizing landscape of towering red sand dunes and stark white salt pans. Renowned as one of the world’s most photogenic destinations, Sossusvlei captivates visitors with its surreal beauty and otherworldly atmosphere. The ethereal scenery, marked by ancient camel thorn trees contrasting against the fiery hues of the dunes, creates a truly enchanting sight.

Exploring Sossusvlei offers an opportunity for unforgettable adventures amidst nature’s grandeur. Visitors can ascend the towering dunes, such as the famous Big Daddy and Dune 45, for panoramic vistas of the surrounding desert expanse. Additionally, strolling through the mesmerizing landscape of Deadvlei, adorned with petrified trees against a backdrop of towering dunes, evokes a profound sense of wonder and awe.

After a wonderful and tasty breakfast, take a short scenic private charter flight from Wolvedans to andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, over the many sand dunes. Check into this luxurious 5-star lodge, which is also the closest lodge to Sossusvlei.

This lodge boasts a state-of-the-art observatory; accompanied by a resident astronomer. You can also see petrified dunes and San rock paintings while on this luxury Namibia tour.

Road transfer to departure flight, private charter light aircraft flight to Sossulvei, road transfer to the lodge.
Starts:

Wolvedans Dune Camp

Ends:
andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

1 x guided nature drive, hiking trail, 1 x quad biking excursions

andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

Nestled in the heart of the Namib Desert, andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge offers a haven of luxury amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Sossusvlei, Namibia. The lodge’s elegant architecture harmonizes with the surrounding dunes, providing guests with an immersive desert experience. Each luxurious suite features a private veranda, allowing guests to soak in the mesmerizing desert views and tranquil ambiance.

andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is committed to sustainability, employing eco-friendly practices to minimize its environmental footprint. From solar power generation to water conservation initiatives, the lodge strives to protect the pristine desert ecosystem while supporting local communities. Guests can enjoy a range of activities, including guided nature walks, exhilarating hot air balloon rides over the dunes, and stargazing experiences beneath the vast desert sky.

For an unforgettable desert adventure, consider joining one of the lodge’s guided excursions to iconic attractions like Deadvlei and Big Daddy dune. Whether embarking on a desert safari or simply unwinding amidst the serene surroundings, andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge offers a luxurious retreat in the heart of Namibia’s spectacular desert landscape.

Sossusvlei

Day 4

Today on this luxury Namibia tour, you will get to experience first-hand what makes this area so world-renowned. See dunes which rise 300 meters into the air and rank as some of the biggest in the world. This activity is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known sightings. It is also a year-round destination and is situated in the largest conservation area in Africa, the Namib-Naukluft National Park.

At the lodge, you can enjoy the various and memorable facilities or relax in your absolutely gorgeous modern bedrooms and marvel at the lodge’s stark surroundings.

andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

1x Excursion to Sossusvlei; Sesriem Canyon and Dead Vlei

Skeleton Coast

Day 5

Stretching along Namibia’s northwestern coastline, the Skeleton Coast is a land of stark beauty and haunting desolation. Its rugged shores are littered with shipwrecks and bleached bones, offering a glimpse into the region’s treacherous maritime history. Against the backdrop of endless dunes and mist-shrouded shores, the Skeleton Coast is a testament to the raw power of nature and the resilience of life in one of the world’s most inhospitable environments.

Despite its forbidding name, the Skeleton Coast teems with life, from desert-adapted wildlife like seals and oryx to a rich array of bird species. The region’s unique ecosystem is shaped by the collision of desert and sea, creating a habitat that is both harsh and fragile. Exploring the Skeleton Coast unveils a landscape of otherworldly beauty and unparalleled wilderness, offering intrepid travelers on a luxury Namibia tour an unforgettable journey into the heart of Namibia’s untamed wilderness.

After an easy check out, your dedicated guide will transfer you by road to the Sossusvlei airstrip for your departure flight through to Swakopmund Airport for a refuelling stop and then take another scenic flight through to the amazing Skeleton Coast – landing at Mowe Bay Airstrip. this flight is 1 hour 30 minutes to Swakopmund (for a refuel stop) and then a from Swakopmund to Mowe Bay is another 1 hour 30 minutes. Fly over old diamond mines, shipwrecks and Sandwich Harbour. A local respresentative will collect you and transfer you through to Shipwreck Lodge.

The drive to the lodge is a good introduction of what this remote Skeleton Coast National Park has to offer. In the late afternoon you’ll take a game drive within the Skeleton Coast National Park. You will get to see shipwrecks, ancient river canyons, salt plans, clay castles, roaring dunes, desert adapted elephants, as well as rock engravings.

Road transfer to departure flight, private charter light aircraft flight along the Skeleton Coast and a road transfer from Mowe Bay to the lodge.
Starts:

andBeyondSossuvlei Desert Lodge

Ends:
Shipwreck Lodge

Game drives within the Skeleton Coast National Park, sundowner, walks on the beach at your leisure, catch & release fishing (equipment provided)

Shipwreck Lodge

Shipwreck Lodge

Located within the remote and ethereal landscapes of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, Shipwreck Lodge offers a unique and immersive wilderness experience. Nestled amidst towering sand dunes and overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean, the lodge is a blend of luxury and rugged charm. Accommodations, styled to resemble shipwrecks, provide a cozy retreat amidst the desolate beauty of the coast, offering guests an unparalleled connection to nature.

Shipwreck Lodge is committed to sustainable tourism practices, minimizing its environmental footprint through initiatives such as solar power and water conservation. Additionally, the lodge supports local communities and initiatives aimed at preserving the delicate ecosystems of the Skeleton Coast. Guests can enjoy guided excursions to explore the fascinating shipwrecks, encounter desert-adapted wildlife, and witness the surreal landscapes of this remote region. For an unforgettable adventure off the beaten path, Shipwreck Lodge offers a captivating and eco-conscious escape into the heart of Namibia’s wilderness.

Skeleton Coast

Day 6

There is so much to see and discover on the Skeleton Coast in Namibia during your luxury Namibia Tour. This is a rare combination of sea and desert, many shipwrecks, seals and desert-adapted animals. A large number of Cape fur seal colonies are found dottaged along the coastline in this northern part of Namibia.

With Skeleton Coast being the only lodge located along the world-renowned Skeleton Coast, you are guaranteed to have a personal and exclusive stay. Dinner will be in the dining area that even ends with homemade cakes.

Shipwreck Lodge

4×4 excursions to the Clay Castles, the Hoanib River Delta and the Mowe Bay seal colony, visits to the Suiderkus and Karimona shipwrecks & drives along the Hoarusib River to track desert-adapted wildlife, quad bike activity, sandboarding

Kaololand

Day 7

Kaokoland, nestled in the remote northwestern corner of Namibia, is a rugged and untamed wilderness characterized by vast plains, towering mountains, and ancient desert landscapes. This remote region is home to the Himba people, who have maintained their traditional semi-nomadic way of life for centuries, adding cultural richness to the area. Visitors to Kaokoland can embark on unforgettable adventures, traversing rugged terrain in search of desert-adapted wildlife such as desert elephants, giraffes, and antelopes.

The landscape of Kaokoland is dominated by dramatic geological features, including the iconic Epupa Falls on the Kunene River and the otherworldly landscapes of the Marienfluss and Hartmann Valley. Travelers seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience will find solace in the pristine wilderness of Kaokoland, where encounters with wildlife and immersion in traditional cultures offer a unique and unforgettable journey. However, due to its remote location and challenging terrain, travelers are advised to plan carefully and seek guidance from experienced local guides to fully appreciate the wonders of Kaokoland.

After bidding farewell to the friendly staff at Shipwreck Lodge, take a 50 minute flight to this fantastic wilderness. Kaokoveld is situated in the north-western part of Namibia and has the famous Hoanib River. This is a remote area, but contains some of Namibia’s most memorable landscapes. it is the most isolated and undeveloped region of Namibia. However this does not mean you will not experience premium accommodation on your luxury Namibia tour, for this section. On the contrary you will stay in the luxurious Serra Cafema Camp.

Road transfer to airstrip, light aicraft flight from Mowe Bay to Hartmans Valley and a road transfer from the valley to Serra Cafema Camp.
Starts:

Shipwreck Lodge

Ends:
Serra Cafema Camp

Nature drives in Hartmann’s valley, quad biking, (seasonal) boating on Kunene River, walks in the valleys and to waterfalls

Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp

Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp

Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp is an oasis of luxury set in the heart of the remote and pristine Kaokoveld region of Namibia. Nestled along the banks of the Kunene River, this camp offers guests a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage of the area. Accommodation at Serra Cafema Camp is in luxurious canvas and thatched chalets, designed to blend harmoniously with the surrounding desert environment while providing unparalleled comfort and seclusion.

The camp’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its eco-friendly practices, including solar power usage, water conservation initiatives, and support for local communities through employment and cultural preservation efforts. Guests can explore the rugged beauty of the Kaokoveld on guided nature walks, boat cruises along the Kunene River, and cultural visits to nearby Himba villages. For a truly unforgettable experience in one of Africa’s last wilderness areas, Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp offers the perfect blend of luxury and adventure.

Kaokoveld

Day 8

Kaokoland | Namibia

Serra Cafema offers authentic Himba experiences and surreal landscapes, today you will get to venture to a local Himba village with the camp guides. This camp is one of the most remote camps in Southern Africa and a stay here will be truly unique and should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp

Visit to an authentic Himba village which is a full day excursion with a delicious picnic lunch

Etosha

Day 9

Etosha National Park stands as a crown jewel in Namibia’s wildlife conservation efforts, renowned for its vast salt pan and diverse ecosystems that support an abundance of wildlife. Spanning over 22,000 square kilometers, Etosha is home to an impressive array of species, including the iconic African elephant, endangered black rhinoceros, and majestic lion. Visitors to Etosha can embark on thrilling game drives through the park’s diverse landscapes, from open savannahs to mopane woodlands, offering unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography.

Waterholes scattered throughout the park attract a myriad of animals, providing unforgettable moments of wildlife interactions and spectacular sightings. Etosha’s unique beauty and rich biodiversity make it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife photographers alike, offering a glimpse into the untamed wilderness of Africa. Whether witnessing a mesmerizing sunset over the expansive salt pan or encountering a herd of elephants at a waterhole, Etosha promises an unforgettable safari experience for guests on a luxury Namibia tour in the heart of Namibia’s wild landscapes.

After enjoying your last breakfast in this premium camp, take an air transfer through to the northwestern Namibia, to Etosha National Park. This is a wildlife paradise with world class private game reserves where you can see The Big 5, plenty of plains game and giraffe. You will have half or full day open-vehicle game drives with local expert guides who have the best knowledge of both flora and fauna. The drives will be into Etosha National Park and also in the private reserve in which Ongava is situated. You can also join guided walking safaris.

With Little Ongava’s location being close to active waterholes, you can also have ‘arm’chair’ safaris from your comfortable of the lodge.

On day 9 road transfer to departure airstrip with a light aircraft flight through to Etosha and transfer from Etosha to your lodge.
Starts:

Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp

Ends:
Little Ongava

Game activities which could be half or full day. On a full day you have option to have a picnic lunch.

Little Ongava

Little Ongava

Located on the private Ongava Game Reserve bordering Etosha National Park, Little Ongava offers an exclusive and intimate safari experience in Namibia’s wilderness. The lodge comprises only three spacious and luxurious suites, each with its own plunge pool and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Situated amidst rocky outcrops and overlooking a waterhole frequented by wildlife, Little Ongava provides unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing right from the comfort of your suite.

Little Ongava is committed to sustainable tourism practices, implementing measures such as solar power usage and water conservation to minimize its environmental footprint. Additionally, the lodge actively supports local communities through various initiatives, ensuring that guests contribute positively to the region’s conservation and development efforts during their stay. For an unforgettable safari experience in Namibia, guests at Little Ongava can enjoy guided game drives, nature walks, and cultural interactions, immersing themselves in the natural beauty and rich biodiversity of the Etosha region.

Etosha

Day 10

On day 10, continue your exploration of Etosha National Park with a choice of morning or afternoon game drives led by expert guides, offering further chances to witness the Big 5 and other wildlife. Alternatively, join a guided walking safari for a closer look at the park’s flora and fauna. Enjoy the convenience of ‘armchair’ safaris from Little Ongava, watching animals at the nearby waterholes. An action-packed day awaits, filled with unique wildlife experiences and the natural beauty of Etosha.

Little Ongava

Game activities which could be half or full day. On a full day you have option to have a picnic lunch.

Windhoek

Day 11

Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan hub nestled in the heart of the country. Surrounded by the picturesque Auas and Eros mountains, Windhoek offers a unique blend of modernity and traditional Namibian charm. Visitors to Windhoek can explore its rich cultural heritage through its diverse architecture, which reflects the city’s colonial past and contemporary influences.

In Windhoek, visitors can indulge in a wide array of activities, from exploring bustling markets and art galleries to enjoying delicious cuisine at local eateries. The city’s lively atmosphere, friendly locals, and pleasant climate make it an ideal starting point for exploring the rest of Namibia’s breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife. Whether strolling through its leafy suburbs or admiring panoramic views from the iconic Independence Memorial, Windhoek captivates visitors with its unique blend of African hospitality and urban sophistication.

Today is sadly the day of departure, but you have time to reflect on your amazing luxury Namibia tour while eating breakfast before your light aircraft flight back to the city of Windhoek. We will ensure you are back at the airport a minimum of 2 hours prior to the international departure.

With the Safari365 committment to providing you with a seamless itinerary, this is bound to be a bucket list journey filled with many unique and exciting experiences from culture, to wellness to the best star gazing and game viewing.

Departure road transfer to the airstrip and then a light aircraft flight through to the international airport in Windhoek.
Starts:

Etosha National Park

Ends:
Windhoek

Morning game activity depending on time of flight departure

Summary

Luxury Namibia Tour

Start / End
Windhoek | Windhoek
Accommodation
2 nights at Wolvedands Dune Camp, 2 nights andBeyond Sossuvlei Lodge, 2 nights at Shipwreck Lodge, 2 nights Wilderness Serra Cafema Camp & 2 nights at Onguma The Fort
Meals & Drinks
10 breakfasts, 9 lunches & 10 dinners, plus selected alcoholic & soft drinks in Namibia.
Activities

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Transport
All air transfers after joining in Windhoek until finishing in Windhoek.
Bonuses
Private light aircraft flights

General
Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions:

Accommodation as indicated
Meals as indicated
Meet and greet upon arrival
Activities as indicated including park entry fees
Private charter flights as indicated
Airstrip transfers as necessary

Exclusions:

Items of a personal nature
Optional extra activities
International flights
Holiday or personal insurance
Staff gratuities
Visas and visa applications

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