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  • Epupa Falls Namibia

11 Days – Northern Namibia

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Detailed Itinerary

11 Days – 10 Nights

Low Season 1st of November – 30th of June

High Season 1st of July – 31st October

Camping Accommodation ( minimum of 4 participants ): euro 1512 pp (low season)/euro 1885 pp (high season)

Standard Lodge Accommodation: euro 2310 pp (low season)/euro 2524 pp (high season)

Luxury Lodge Accommodation: euro 4239 pp (low season)/euro 4906 pp (high season)

Day 1

Our guide will pick you up at the Hosea Kutako International Airport and comfortably transport to the lodge situated near/in Windhoek, capital of Namibia.

Meals: dinner.

Accommodation: 1 night, at Tamboti Guesthouse, River Crossing Lodge or Hilton Hotel

Distance: 70 km (tarred and gravel road).

Duration: around 1 hour with the stopovers.

Day 2

In the morning, on route to the north-western part of Namibia, to small town of Uis, near the magnificent and mysterious Brandberg Mountain-range. In the afternoon, visit to the famous ‚White Lady’ rock painting, one of many – created by the Bushmen, in the heart of the Brandberg. Nature walk with the local guide, who will teach about indigenous vegetation and nature of this region.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 1 night at the White Lady Lodge

Distance: 350 km (gravel roads).

Duration: 5 hours with the stop-overs.

Day 3

Bushmen rock gallery! Visit at the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Twyfelfontein, where over 2000 magnificent rock engravings, created by Bushmen, are found in the rusty-orange mountains. We will take a scenic hike through the rocks, while admiring beautiful landscape of the Damaraland.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 1 night at the Twyfelfontein Country Lodge.

Distance: 250 km (tarred and gravel roads).

Duration: 6 hrs including visiting and stop-overs.

Day 4 and 5

Venturing further north-west,  into magnificent Kaokoland, region inhabited by semi-nomadic Himba people. Himba are one of the few, remaining tribes in the World, continuing to live as they did centuries ago and nearly completely separated from the civilization. We will stop at Opuwo, the capital of the region, to rest after the trip.

Next day, warm invitation to an exotic meeting with the fascinating Himba. At their village, you will observe their unique customs and traditions, learn about daily routines and way of life. Meeting with friendly Himba leaves unforgettable impression in one’s heart. World-famous, ethnic photographs were taken at the Himba villages in Namibia. It’s a tremendous opportunity for fascinating photographic adventure!

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 2 nights at the Opuwo Country Hotel.

Distance: 400 km (tarred and gravel roads).

Duration: 8 hrs including stop-overs.

Day 6 and 7

Early in the morning, we’re heading further north to Epupa Falls, one of the most spectacular and picturesque regions in Namibia. There, tucked away in the comfort of the safari lodge, you will spend time meditating and admiring the beauty of this charming region, set ‚far away from civilization’.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 2 nights at the Epupa Camp

Distance: 180 km (gravel roads).

Duration: 4 hrs including stop-overs.

Day 8

Early in the morning, we are on our way south, to the lodge in the Ruakana region admiring spectacular and picturesque landscapes of the Kaokoland.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 1 night at the Ruakana Lodge

Distance: about 400 km (tarred and gravel roads).

Duration: 8 hrs including stop-overs.

Day 9 and 10

Early in the morning, travelling through region of Ovamboland, we will be travelling to Etosha National Park – magnificent Sanctuary of Nature, one of the most loved and most visited national parks of Africa! There, closeness of nature and wildlife will leave unforgettable impression on your heart. On route, short stop-over at the Ombalantu Homestead, traditional Ovambo house and famous Baobab tree, adapted into a chapel.

We spend next two days on the safari trails of Etosha, tracking and observing wildlife in its own natural habitat: observing the herds of elephants, zebras, variety of the antelopes, giraffes, rhino, jackals and birds of pray. At the waterhole, in the calm and stillness of the savanna, we will observe thirsty animals coming to drink and refresh. Fantastic opportunity for wildlife photography!

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: 2 nights at one of the Etosha’s camps

Distance: about 300 km (tarred and gravel roads).

Duration: about 6 hrs including stop-overs.

Day 11

Leaving Etosha and early in the morning, heading ‚back to civilization’, to Windhoek, vibrant capital of Namibia. On the way there will be opportunity to buy last curios and souvenirs from your African adventure at the local open-air, craft market. After almost two weeks of unforgettable adventures, we are heading off to the international airport, safe journey, till we see you again in Namibia – with Wild Wind Safaris!

Meals: breakfast.

Distance: around 400 km (tarred roads).

Duration: 6 hrs including stop-overs.

Accommodation

Select one, preferred type of accommodation or we can design tailor-made, mixed-accommodation tour:

  • two/three-star lodges
  • luxury lodges and hotels
  • camping/tented

Double rooms with an option of a single supplement. Air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms.

Included/Not included

Included in the tour’s price:

Transport/fuel, accommodation (or tents/camping equipment), 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 ‚to and from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation or additional transfers, sleeping bags on camping tours, compulsory insurance, water and soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, optional activities, snacks, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, personal shopping, visa to Namibia.

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