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Discover All About Namibia in 15 days & 14 Nights from Windhoek

2 Weeks 1 Day

15 Days all about Namibia - Beautiful landscape

Highlights

Otjiwarongo, craft market of Okahandja, Etosha National Park, Himba Tribe & Village

Twyfelfontein, Burnt Mountain, Basalt organ pipes, Uis, Swakopmund, Atlantic Ocean, Kalahari Desert

Namib Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, Sesriem Gorge, Aus, Fish River Canyon

Keetmanshoop for the Quiver and Cheetah Trees

Description

During your 15 day visit around Namibia, at Etosha National Park you will get to see wild animals. In Twyfelfontein, see one of the largest rock engravings in Africa. Swakopmund is a historic town with German buildings while in Walvis Bay, a boat trip on the lagoon leads you to search for dolphins and fur seals - not private. Head towards the South to Namib-Naukluft National Park. Cross the Kuiseb Pass and the Tropic of Capricorn. Namib is one of the oldest and driest deserts in the world. Fish River Canyon is the largest river in Namibia, which has its source in the mountains of Naukluft and joins the Orange River on the South African border after a journey of 650 km.

Itinerary
  • Day 1: Travel from Windhoek to Okahandja & Otjiwarongoexpand_more

    At Windhoek Airport or the place of your accommodation, discover the caring smile of the guide who will welcome you. He will brief and explain to you everything you need to know about this tour. The guide will also answer all the questions that you might have.

    Departure towards Otjiwarongo, making a quick stop by the craft market of Okahandja. 


    Activities: Art Market in Okahandja 

    Accommodation: Otjiwarongo Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 1 Night  

  • Day 2: Come to Etosha National Park for Game Driveexpand_more

    Depart with your guide north to Okaukueyo. It is in the animal park of Etosha that your stilt continues. We offer you time to observe the animals! Photo enthusiasts will have to bring along their equipment and patience to capture the unusual encounters with wildlife. You will be able to observe the groups of springboks, zebras, etc., but also the rarer species such as the black-faced impala (endemic to Namibia) or the dik-diks, the smallest African antelope. The interactions between the animals around the waterholes are often magical in Etosha, where you may come across the path of a leopard or a group of lionesses hunting! 


    Activities: Etosha National Park – Game drive

    Accommodation: Etosha Area 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (drinks not included) 

    Stay: 2 Nights

  • Day 3: Enjoy an Etosha National Park Game Driveexpand_more

    In the animal park of Etosha that we will continue our day. You will discover abundant wildlife that you can observe on the "pan" or around the many water points of the reserve. Your guide will give you information on the species encountered. You will take on the animal safari with your guide and private vehicle around the park. Established in 1907, Etosha is home to 114 mammal species and more than 340 bird species. This park is one of the largest game reserves in the world. So, take advantage and do not forget your binoculars too long: we never tire of scanning the horizon for having flushed a cat under an acacia or a troop of elephants strolling nonchalantly through the huge Salt Lake that gave his name at the park. 


    Activities: Etosha National Park – Game drive 

    Accommodation: Etosha Area 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (drinks not included)  

  • Day 4: Meet the Himba Tribeexpand_more

    Today you will visit the village of the Himba people. The Himba are a tribe of nomadic pastoralists who live in the Kaokoland region of Namibia. They are descendants of a group of Herero shepherds who fled to the north-west after being displaced by the Nama. The Himba are indigenous peoples with an estimated population of about 50,000 in northern Namibia, in the Kunene region and across the Kunene River in Angola. We allow ourselves to ask you to buy some provision for them; they will be delighted to receive you on their land. 


    Activities: Himba Village Visit 

    Accommodation: Damaraland or Kaokoland area 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (drinks not included) 

    Stay: 2 Nights

  • Day 5: Head to Twyfelfontein, Burnt Mountain & Basalt Organ Pipesexpand_more

    After your breakfast, you will take the road to the Twyfelfontein (Damaraland) region, a guided tour of the Twyfelfontein site, which has one of the largest concentrations of rock engravings in Africa. Most of these works, well preserved, represent rhinos, elephants, ostriches and giraffes, as well as footprints of men and animals. 

    Then visit the Burnt Mountain and the Basalt organ pipes. 


    Accommodation: Damaraland or Kaokoland area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

  • Day 6: Follow the Road to Uis & Swakopmundexpand_more

    Departure towards Uis, mining village, from where you will able to see the Brandberg - the highest peak of Namibia. 

    You will then continue to Swakopmund, a very historic town. 

    There you will check into your accommodation and have a relaxing afternoon. Swakopmund is a small oceanfront town, bordered on the south by Swakop west and coastal dunes. The coolness of the current of Benguela will allow you to make pleasant walks by the sea or in the dunes. Some lodges also offer spa treatments (especially massages) particularly popular after several days on the Namibian slopes. 


    Accommodation: Swakopmund Area 

    Meals: Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 2 Nights

  • Day 7: Go for a Atlantic Ocean Boat Ride & Explore Swakopmundexpand_more

    Early morning trip on the Atlantic Ocean by boat, looking for fur seals, dolphins, pelicans, cormorants and possibly the rare fish "Mola-Mola". This sea adventure allows you to discover the aquatic life of the coast in the best possible conditions, on a comfortable and spacious boat, usually a catamaran with a maximum capacity of 25 people. Did you know that the Atlantic in Namibia was home to so many fur seals? You will observe them this morning from a catamaran. 

    In the afternoon, free time in the confusing "Seaside" city of Swakopmund, founded by the German commander Curt Von Francois in 1892. The objective was to create a competing port of the one of Walvis Bay (held by the English) to put into service a naval line between Hamburg and Namibia from 1899. This was to facilitate the supply from Germany and support the colonization of the region. Lunch during the boat trip 

    Optional Activities: Flight over the Namib Desert, 4X4 in the Dunes Sandwich harbour, Quad rides. We can make the reservation for you for these activities, and you can pay on the spot. 


    Activities: Boat trip Accommodation: Swakopmund Area 

    Meals: Bed & Breakfast  

  • Day 8: Enter the Namib Naukluft National Parkexpand_more

    Today after breakfast, you will continue the road to the south, in Naukluft Park. 

    Cross the Kuiseb Pass and the Tropic of Capricorn. Namib is one of the oldest and driest deserts in the world, covering more than 15% of the country on the Atlantic. The accumulation of sand and the formation of the dunes spread between 40 and 15 million years. 


    Accommodation: Sossusvlei Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 2 Nights

  • Day 9: Admire the Sossusvlei Dunesexpand_more

    After breakfast, today will be all about forms and colours. The Sossusvlei Dunes rise more than 375 meters above the Tsauchab River that flows from east to west in the desert, just a few kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean. They are among the highest dunes in the world. These dunes are located above an ancient petrified desert that forms a basement of sandstone. You will take full advantage of the other colour palettes and the wavy shapes of the Sossusvlei and Deadvlei Dunes. 

    Later in the day, you will be surprised by the hidden water source at the bottom of the Sesriem Gorge. 

    Optional Activities: balloon, helicopter, or flights over the dunes. We can make the reservation for you for these activities, and you can pay on the spot. 


    Accommodation: Sossusvlei Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

  • Day 10: Journey to the Aus Regionexpand_more

    A beautiful stage between the Fish River Canyon and Sossusvlei, Aus is the region of wild horses and gateway to the old "Spergebiet" (diamond area prohibited from public access). Departure to reach Aus via the D707 road with a breathtaking panoramic view. 


    Accommodation: Aus Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 2 Nights

  • Day 11: Visit Lüderitz Cityexpand_more

    After breakfast, you will visit the city of Lüderitz. 

    On the way back to the lodge, visit the wild horses. 


    Activities: Wild Horses 

    Accommodation: Aus Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast  

  • Day 12: Fish River Canyonexpand_more

    Today, drive to the iconic Fish River Canyon. It is the largest river in Namibia, which has its source in the mountains of Naukluft and joins the Orange River on the South African border after a journey of 650 km. The river usually flows between January and April to become a trickle of water between April and June and a succession of small basins the rest of the year.

    Enjoy the view of the summit on the Fish River Canyon, a geological wonder, one of the largest canyons in the world after Colorado. These rocks of 300 million years offer you a majestic spectacle. 


    Accommodation: Fish River Canyon Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 1 Night

  • Day 13: Reach Keetmanshoop to See the Quiver and Cheetah Treesexpand_more

    Today will drive towards Keetmanshoop to see the Quiver and Cheetah Trees. The Kokerboom is known as a quiver tree because the hunters or the first inhabitant of Southern Africa called the Bush Man / Sans used its light branches to make quivers. This great aloe, its scientific name is Aloe dichotoma masson, grows very slowly on rocky soils. Its trunk is fibrous to retain water and discourage animals. 


    Activities: The Quiver Trees, The Cheetahs 

    Accommodation: Keetmanshoop area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 1 Night

  • Day 14: Indulge in a Kalahari Desert Tripexpand_more

    Located south-central of Namibia, on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, the city of Mariental lies along the Trans-Namib railway line and serves as the commercial and admiring capital of the Hardap region. 

    After breakfast, drive to the Kalahari. The Kalahari is the last bastion of the San people. The modern world has travelled all the other territories it once roamed. Namibia is typically made up of red sand covered with fine, mainly golden grasses and dotted with acacia and wildlife. 


    Activities: Bush Man - First inhabitant of Namibia. 

    Accommodation: Mariental Area 

    Meals: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

    Stay: 1 Night

  • Day 15: Return to Windhoekexpand_more

    Today is the last day of your wonder-filled tour in Namibia, departure to Windhoek, where you will arrive in the late morning or early afternoon. You will have some time to visit the city or do some shopping, before driving to the international airport. Note that you must be at the airport 2 hours before take-off time, and it takes approximately one hour between the city center and the airport.

    Welcome back and thank you.  


    Meals: Bed & Breakfast

What's Included

Accommodation 

Vehicle

Breakfast & dinner

Meeting Point

Windhoek, Namibia

Activity Level

Easy

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