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13 Days - Namibia - Wildlife & Birding - Guided Tour

Main Attractions

  • Etosha NP: day game drives and nighttime viewing at the flood-lit waterholes
  • Divundu and northern Okavango regions; nature, local villages and rural areas
  • Mahango NP: wildlife and birding
  • Caprivi Game Reserve and Caprivi Strip: wildlife and birding
  • Waterberg Plateau NP: scenic landscape, wildlife and birding

 

Day 1 – 5th Feb, 2018, Monday – Arrival in Windhoek

Arrival in WHK, transfer to hotel.

Accommodation: Hilton Hotel in Windhoek

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance to travel: 50km via main tarred road.

 

Day 2 – 6th Feb, Tuesday – From Windhoek to Etosha NP

Travel to Etosha NP, afternoon game drive till sunset.

Nighttime game viewing at the flood-lit waterhole.

Optional: nighttime game drive in an open vehicle with park’s drivers (euro 45 pp)

Accommodation: Okaukuejo for 1 night http://www.nwr.com.na/resorts/okaukuejo-resort#/okaukuejo-accommodation

Premier Waterhole chalet located at the Okaukuejo Waterhole.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: 400km via tarred road.

 

 

Day 3 – 7th Feb, Wednesday – Etosha Wildlife

Full-day unlimited game drive, sunrise to sunset.

Nighttime game viewing at the flood-lit waterhole.

Optional: nighttime game drive in an open vehicle with park’s drivers (euro 45 pp)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: around 200km via gravel roads within the park.

Accommodation: for 2 nights https://www.nwr.com.na/resorts/halali-resort

 

 

Day 4 – 8th Feb, Thursday – Etosha Wildlife

Full-day unlimited game drive, sunrise to sunset.

Nighttime game viewing at the flood-lit waterhole.

Optional: nighttime game drive in an open vehicle with park’s drivers (euro 45 pp)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: around 200km via gravel road within the park.

 

 

Day 5 – 9th Feb, Friday – Etosha Wildlife

Full-day unlimited game drive, sunrise to sunset.

Nighttime game viewing at the flood-lit waterhole.

Optional: nighttime game drive in an open vehicle with park’s drivers (euro 45 pp)

Accommodation for 1 nights at: http://www.nwr.com.na/resorts/namutoni-resort#/namutoni-accommodation

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: around 100km via gravel road within the park.

 

 

Day 6 – 10th Feb, Saturday – From Namutoni to Divundu

Leaving Etosha to Divundu.

Accommodation in Divundu for 2 nights at: https://www.divava.com/en/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: around 550km via main national tarred roads.

 

 

Day 7 – 11th Feb, Sunday – Mahango NP

Morning and afternoon game drive into Mahango NP in search for the Buffalos, Elephants, Wild Dogs, Sable antelopes, Rhone and other.

Distance: around 100km via gravel roads of the Mahango NP.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 8 – 12th Feb, Monday – Caprivi Game Reserve

On our way through Caprivi Game Reserve.

Accommodation for 2 nights: http://www.africanmonarchlodges.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Distance: around 350km via main national tarred and gravel roads.

 

 

Day 9 – 13th Feb, Tuesday – Wildlife Experience

Morning and afternoon game drives.

Distance to travel around 100km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 10 – 14th Feb, Friday – Rundu

On our way back to Rundu through Caprivi Strip for the accommodation on the banks of Okavango River.

Accommodation for 1 nights at: http://www.kaisosiriverlodge.com/  

Distance to travel around 400km via main tarred road

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 11 – 15th Feb, Saturday – From Rundu to Waterberg Plateau NP

On the way to Waterberg Plateau NP

Accommodation for 2 nights: http://www.waterberg-wilderness.com/waterberg-plateau-lodge.html

Distance to travel around 500km via main tarred road

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 12 – 16th Feb, Sunday – Waterberg Plateau NP

Morning hike to the Waterberg Mountain; birdwatching, scenic landscape.

Afternoon Rhino-Tracking Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 13 – 17th Feb, Monday – From Waterberg to Windhoek

After breakfast transfer to Windhoek for your departure flight home.

Distance to travel 320km on gravel and tarred roads.

Meals: breakfast, lunch.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Included in the tour’s price:

Transportation, fuel, 11 nights lodge accommodation and reservations (1 night booked as per Hilton points by yourself), meals (B, L, D + mineral water during the tour), 4 x national park/nature reserve entrance fee, tour guide for the entire tour, 2 x airport transfers, pick-up in Windhoek and guests’ transfer to the lodge/hotel after the tour.

Not included in the tour’s price:

Scheduled flights ‚to and from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers, compulsory insurance, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages (during meals and travel), optional activities (nighttime game drives in Etosha and morning open-vehicle game drives arranged by park's drivers, all game drives arranged by reserves in their own vehicles, all optional activities arranged by lodges), snacks, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, personal shopping, visa to Namibia.

Vaccination/Immunization

 

Vaccination/Immunization is not required when travelling to countries listed in itinerary; we advise to contact your family’s physician before your trip to Africa. Please make sure that you have been already vaccinated against polio, tetanus, hepatitis and tuberculosis.

 

Malaria 

During this trip we will travel through high-risk malaria area during rainy season, it is advisable to take precautionary/ prophylactic measures to protect yourself from being infected with malaria. We advise to counsel with your medical practitioner.

Insurance

 

 

It is compulsory to take up adequate travel insurance before travelling to Africa. Please consult your insurance company for advice and information.

Start Date: 2018-02-05
End Date: 2018-02-17
Price:
N$56,950
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