- Exquisite African wildlife: sights and sounds
- Unique, photographic adventure
- Close encounter with Animal Kingdom
- Bird-watching and unique, ornithological experience
- Nature Sanctuary, one of the ‚most loved’ nature parks of Africa
- Waterholes and view points around the park
- Night-time wildlife viewing at floodlit waterholes
We will pick you up at any hotel/lodge situated in Windhoek around 8am. Departure from Windhoek at 8:30am. Traveling 450 km north, to nature and wildlife sanctuary – Etosha National Park ’treasure of Namibia’. Lunch on route, in Outjo. Arrival at the park around 3pm.
In the afternoon game drive on the safari trails in search for wildlife: elephants, rhino, zebras, various game (oryx, kudu, wildebeest, impala, springbok, blesbok) giraffes, hyenas and big cats of Africa: lion, leopard and cheetah inhabiting the vast savannas. Return to the camp before sunset and closing of the gates.
Accommodation: 2 nights at one of Etosha’s Camps – Okaukuejo
Distance: 450 km on tarred road and 50 km on gravel roads .
Close encounter with wildlife! In the morning, after breakfast, tour of the western safari trails and regions. Lunch at one of the camps, and in the afternoon exploring eastern trails of Etosha. Return to the camp before the sunset and before closing of the gates, for dinner and an evening, nature spectacle at the waterhole. Live ‚theater of nature’…till late at night!
Be it a lion or an elephant, a giraffe or a zebra; almost all African animal species are represented in this huge nature reserve. Inhabiting a ginormous area of over 22,000 square kilometers, there is an estimated number of 250 lions in the park, 300 rhinos, 2 500 giraffes, 6 000 zebras and more than 2 000 elephants. Variety of antelope species: Oryx, Kudu, Eland, Wildebeast and Impala live in Etosha. The dainty springbok are especially numerous; at least 20 000 of them roam the reserve. Often, they can be observed in enormous herds of several hundred animals. In Etosha, 114 mammal species are found, several are rare and endangered e.g. black rhino (largest number in the world), cheetah and black-faced impala. Etosha’s elephants are the largest in Africa. The tallest, measuring up to 4m. Blue wildebeest, zebra, hyena, lions, leopard and giraffe and about 340 bird species, as well as various species of reptiles, rodents and snakes are also found in the area.
Etosha has about 60 springs and waterholes that provide excellent game viewing and fantastic, photographic vistas! Visitors should approach and depart from waterholes slowly, with as little noise as possible, as not to disturb the game. There are three most popular rest camps at the park: Okaukuejo, Halali and Namutoni, accommodating the visitors in the luxurious, thatch-roof bungalows, designed in an African style. Each camp features scenic waterhole, as well as a leisure area with restaurants, shops and a swimming pool for the guests.
Meals: breakfast, dinner.
Distance: around 200 km on gravel routes of Etosha.
After breakfast, last visit to the waterhole and return to Windhoek. Arrival at the capital before lunch. We will drop you at the hotel/lodge of your choice.
Distance: around 450 km on tarred road.
Included in the tour’s price
Transportation/fuel, accommodation, meals as per itinerary, national park entrance fee, tour guide for the entire tour, transfer ‚to and from’ the airport, pick-up in Windhoek and guests’ transfer to the lodge/hotel after the tour.
Not included in the tour’s price:
Scheduled flights (bus tickets) ‚to and from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation or additional transfers, sleeping bags on camping tours, compulsory insurance, water and drinks, alcoholic beverages, optional activities/attractions, snacks, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, personal shopping, visa to Namibia.