7 Day Highlights of Namibia

From R 23500

DURATION:

7 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

WINDHOEK

ENDING POINT:

WINDHOEK

TOUR TYPE:

Budget Safari

TOUR CODE:

ACSHN7

7 Day Highlights of Namibia

Departing every Monday, this budget safari incorporates the best that Namibia has to offer and is the best value for money tour you will find.

Starting in Windhoek with a tour of N/a'ankuse, where you can see the feeding of large predators like lions and wild dog, before heading up to Etosha to search for wildlife in their natural habitat. Making your way down to Swakopmund via the skeleton coast to try out some adventure activities, before moving on down to the Sossusvlei area and experiencing the Namib Desert in all her majesty.

All the top highlights of Namibia rolled into this lovely little package for your enjoyment.

7 Day Highlights of Namibia

Day 1

The Backpackers

We are collected from the airport (must arrive prior to 12h00) or bus terminal on arrival and transferred to
the centrally located Backpackers. This afternoon we head out to N’a’ankuse Wildlife
Sanctuary where we join the Carnivore Feeding tour, where we have the unique opportunity to get up
close and personal with their ambassador animals, learning about African human & wildlife conflict as well
as getting unique photographic opportunities. Returning to Windhoek early evening, dinner tonight is at
your own expense.

Meals not included

Day 2

Halali, Etosha National Park

Be ready at 07h30 as the group meets for a pre-departure talk before we depart. We stop briefly at
Otjiwarongo to gather some last minute supplies before continuing on to Etosha with a light lunch pack
whilst “on the move”. We enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park visiting waterholes looking for
predators as well as zebra, giraffe, elephant, rhino and many different species of antelope. We arrive at
our lodge just before sunset and settle into our rooms, with en-suite bathroom and tea/coffee facilities. A
visit to the floodlit waterhole is highly recommended while dinner is prepared by your guide over an open
fire. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 3

Etosha Village outside the Anderson Gate

We start our first game drive at sunrise in an attempt to catch the predators while they are still active, visiting many
waterholes. Our second game drive mid morning takes us to the impressive Etosha Pan “great white place”
where we can get out of the vehicle and experience this 4500 sq km “saline desert” before continuing our
game drive to look for the Big 4. We arrive back at Halali where our guide will prepare a delicious lunch
whilst we have a dip in the pool or relax by the camp waterhole. After lunch we begin our final game drive
across the park towards Okaukuejo calling into some well-known waterholes and leave the park prior to
sunset. We will stay just outside the park for this night. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 4

Hotel A La Mer, Swakopmund

Enjoy an early morning breakfast and departure from the camp is at 07h30. The route today takes us into
the dramatic and beautiful scenery of Damaraland. We have the chance to meet the wonderful Herero
ladies who sell their handmade arts and crafts to support their rural families. A light roadside lunch is
served en-route in the shadow of Namibia's tallest mountain, the Brandberg, and we can interact with
some of the colorful local characters who live in this harsh environment. On the drive down the Skeleton
Coast we explore the remains of a small shipwreck. Arrive in Swakopmund late afternoon where,
depending on the season, we will have the chance to explore this quaint seaside town on foot and enjoy a
coffee and cake in one of the many cafes. Tonight dinner is at our own expense. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch 

Day 5

Desert Camp or Similar, Namib Desert

A free morning to explore the town centre of Swakopmund or for the adrenaline junkies, join the 2 hour
sand boarding trip into the sand dunes. We will be picked up from our guesthouse/hotel in Swakopmund
from 11h15 before leaving Swakopmund and driving via the Kuiseb Canyon and Solitaire. We arrive at our
camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset
overlooking the Naukluft Mountain range. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 6

Desert Camp or Similar, Namib Desert

Dawn departure from our lodge to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed
surrounded by towering dunes to the 2×4 parking (around 55kms) and take a 4×4 shuttle into the
Sossusvlei area to appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light and enjoy the peace and
tranquility of the region. We explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large
expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge
dunes with their ever changing colours. We then take the 4×4 shuttle back to our vehicle. As we drive back
to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 and climb this dune if we wish or just wander
around the base. We return to Sesriem and visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent
water sources before arriving back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular
desert. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 7

Windhoek – End of Services

Early morning breakfast before heading to Solitaire where we jump onto an open vehicle and visit the local
conservation project. Here they have a number of cheetahs that are unable to be released for different
reasons. This 1hour activity allows us the chance to learn all about the cheetah, the work done by local
conservation projects, and get some incredible photos of the world’s fastest land mammal. We return to
Windhoek via Bullsport and Rehoboth. On arrival in Windhoek, mid afternoon, we will be dropped at our
accommodation of choice or transferred directly to the International Airport for our onward flight or to
the bus terminal for our overnight bus.

Meals Included: Breakfast

This Tour Includes:

  • Transport in a custom built safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • USB charging capabilities & air conditioning
  • Professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Six nights’ accommodation in twin share rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Meals as above
  • National park entry fees (2 days Etosha & 1 day Sossusvlei)
  • Carnivore Feeding activity
  • Transfers to the N/a’ankuse Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Game drives
  • Sossusvlei excursion (including 4×4 shuttle)
  • Cheetah activity at Solitaire
  • Transfers from Airport to Backpackers on day 1 and from Backpackers to Airport on day 7

*Outbound airport transfer is included, should it be for today or a later date.

*NO FLIGHTS DEPARTING PRIOR TO 18H00 should be booked in the event of expected delays upon the return from the safari.

Per Person on a Willing to Share Basis - R23500

Single Supplement – R3600



  • Between the 1st January and the 31st March there is a National Park Supplement Fee of R510 on this tour.
  • Single supplement only applicable to single travelers that request their own room, otherwise single travelers will be matched with another traveler of the same sex on a twin share basis.
  • Semi participation and assistance with light kitchen duties is required
  • Includes:

    Transport in a custom built safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • USB charging capabilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Six nights’ accommodation in twin share rooms with en-suite bathrooms as above
  • Meals
  • National park entry fees (2 days Etosha and 1 day Sossusvlei)
  • Carnivore Feeding activity
  • transfers to the N/a’ankuse Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Game drives as stated in itinerary
  • Sossusvlei excursion
  • cheetah activity at Solitaire
  • Transfers from the airport to the back packers on day 1 and from the backpackers to the airport on day 7

    Excludes:

  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional Activities
  • Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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    7 Day Highlights of Namibia

    R23,500.00

    Departing every Monday, this budget safari incorporates the best that Namibia has to offer and is the best value for money tour you will find.

    Starting in Windhoek with a tour of N/a’ankuse, where you can see the feeding of large predators like lions and wild dog, before heading up to Etosha to search for wildlife in their natural habitat. Making your way down to Swakopmund via the skeleton coast to try out some adventure activities, before moving on down to the Sossusvlei area and experiencing the Namib Desert in all her majesty.

    All the top highlights of Namibia rolled into this lovely little package for your enjoyment.

    Description

    Day 1

    The Backpackers

    We are collected from the airport (must arrive prior to 12h00) or bus terminal on arrival and transferred to
    the centrally located Backpackers. This afternoon we head out to N’a’ankuse Wildlife
    Sanctuary where we join the Carnivore Feeding tour, where we have the unique opportunity to get up
    close and personal with their ambassador animals, learning about African human & wildlife conflict as well
    as getting unique photographic opportunities. Returning to Windhoek early evening, dinner tonight is at
    your own expense.

    Meals not included

    Day 2

    Halali, Etosha National Park

    Be ready at 07h30 as the group meets for a pre-departure talk before we depart. We stop briefly at
    Otjiwarongo to gather some last minute supplies before continuing on to Etosha with a light lunch pack
    whilst “on the move”. We enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park visiting waterholes looking for
    predators as well as zebra, giraffe, elephant, rhino and many different species of antelope. We arrive at
    our lodge just before sunset and settle into our rooms, with en-suite bathroom and tea/coffee facilities. A
    visit to the floodlit waterhole is highly recommended while dinner is prepared by your guide over an open
    fire. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

    Day 3

    Etosha Village outside the Anderson Gate

    We start our first game drive at sunrise in an attempt to catch the predators while they are still active, visiting many
    waterholes. Our second game drive mid morning takes us to the impressive Etosha Pan “great white place”
    where we can get out of the vehicle and experience this 4500 sq km “saline desert” before continuing our
    game drive to look for the Big 4. We arrive back at Halali where our guide will prepare a delicious lunch
    whilst we have a dip in the pool or relax by the camp waterhole. After lunch we begin our final game drive
    across the park towards Okaukuejo calling into some well-known waterholes and leave the park prior to
    sunset. We will stay just outside the park for this night. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

    Day 4

    Hotel A La Mer, Swakopmund

    Enjoy an early morning breakfast and departure from the camp is at 07h30. The route today takes us into
    the dramatic and beautiful scenery of Damaraland. We have the chance to meet the wonderful Herero
    ladies who sell their handmade arts and crafts to support their rural families. A light roadside lunch is
    served en-route in the shadow of Namibia's tallest mountain, the Brandberg, and we can interact with
    some of the colorful local characters who live in this harsh environment. On the drive down the Skeleton
    Coast we explore the remains of a small shipwreck. Arrive in Swakopmund late afternoon where,
    depending on the season, we will have the chance to explore this quaint seaside town on foot and enjoy a
    coffee and cake in one of the many cafes. Tonight dinner is at our own expense. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch 

    Day 5

    Desert Camp or Similar, Namib Desert

    A free morning to explore the town centre of Swakopmund or for the adrenaline junkies, join the 2 hour
    sand boarding trip into the sand dunes. We will be picked up from our guesthouse/hotel in Swakopmund
    from 11h15 before leaving Swakopmund and driving via the Kuiseb Canyon and Solitaire. We arrive at our
    camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset
    overlooking the Naukluft Mountain range. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

    Day 6

    Desert Camp or Similar, Namib Desert

    Dawn departure from our lodge to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed
    surrounded by towering dunes to the 2×4 parking (around 55kms) and take a 4×4 shuttle into the
    Sossusvlei area to appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light and enjoy the peace and
    tranquility of the region. We explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large
    expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge
    dunes with their ever changing colours. We then take the 4×4 shuttle back to our vehicle. As we drive back
    to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 and climb this dune if we wish or just wander
    around the base. We return to Sesriem and visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent
    water sources before arriving back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular
    desert. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

    Day 7

    Windhoek – End of Services

    Early morning breakfast before heading to Solitaire where we jump onto an open vehicle and visit the local
    conservation project. Here they have a number of cheetahs that are unable to be released for different
    reasons. This 1hour activity allows us the chance to learn all about the cheetah, the work done by local
    conservation projects, and get some incredible photos of the world’s fastest land mammal. We return to
    Windhoek via Bullsport and Rehoboth. On arrival in Windhoek, mid afternoon, we will be dropped at our
    accommodation of choice or transferred directly to the International Airport for our onward flight or to
    the bus terminal for our overnight bus.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    This Tour Includes:

    • Transport in a custom built safari vehicle with pop up roof
    • USB charging capabilities & air conditioning
    • Professional English speaking driver/guide
    • Six nights’ accommodation in twin share rooms with en-suite bathrooms
    • Meals as above
    • National park entry fees (2 days Etosha & 1 day Sossusvlei)
    • Carnivore Feeding activity
    • Transfers to the N/a’ankuse Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Game drives
    • Sossusvlei excursion (including 4×4 shuttle)
    • Cheetah activity at Solitaire
    • Transfers from Airport to Backpackers on day 1 and from Backpackers to Airport on day 7

    *Outbound airport transfer is included, should it be for today or a later date.

    *NO FLIGHTS DEPARTING PRIOR TO 18H00 should be booked in the event of expected delays upon the return from the safari.

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