Namibia Top Attractions

tour description

10 day NAMIBIA TOP ATTRACTIONS ~ we recommend this tour for Travelers who don't have much time for an extended visit, yet would still appreciate to fully experience Namibian desert, famous Skeleton Coast, Damaraland with its breathtaking landscape and disappearing Damara Culture, and an exceptional wildlife and nature of Etosha National Park. Itinerary neatly 'wrapped' in 10 days with wonderful possibilities for scenic, landscape and wildlife photography, both for avid professional and amateur photographers.


Tour may be adapted and tailor-made for mix-accommodation at mid-range and/or luxury standards. Guests who wish to make part or the whole tour as a 'fly-in experience' please contact us for individual quote.

You are welcome to book private or solo tour, small group tour with minimum 2 up to maximum 12 participants; families with children are welcome.

We accept 'last minute bookings' and offer flexible departures, any day of the week.


Duration
10 Days
Countries
Namibia
Categories
4x4 Tours, Birding, Desert, Ethnical/Cultural, Geology, Photography, Unesco World Heritage, Wildlife, Landscape

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Prices Per Person

Low Season
1 November to 30 June
High Season
1 July to 31 October
Camping NAD25,800.- EUR~1,486.- NAD32,200.- EUR~1,854.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, D
NAD38,300.- EUR~2,206.- NAD43,200.- EUR~2,488.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water in the car
NAD42,700.- EUR~2,459.- NAD47,600.- EUR~2,741.-
Mid-range Lodge Single Supplement NAD4,840.- EUR~279.- NAD4,840.- EUR~279.-
Luxury Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD84,100.- EUR~4,843.- NAD87,500.- EUR~5,039.-
Luxury Lodge Single Supplement NAD13,200.- EUR~760.- NAD13,200.- EUR~760.-
Optional Private Tour Supplement Per Tour NAD17,600.- EUR~1,014.- NAD17,600.- EUR~1,014.-
* 50% discount for children 12 years old and younger.

Tour Map

Detailed Itinerary

Pick up in the morning from Windhoek hotel. Leaving Windhoek, on route south to Sossusvlei via scenic Spreetshoogte Pass – one of the most spectacular places of Namibia. Stop-over for lunch in the Solitaire, oasis in the Namib Desert. Arrival at the lodge for rest and dinner in the afternoon.



Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 2 nights at Solitaire Lodge or similar.

Distance: 350 km on gravel road.

Duration: 5 hours with stop-overs and lunch break.


Early morning before sunrise, 70 km scenic drive through Sesriem Gate to Sossusvlei – place of the highest dunes of the World, which was recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the ‚Sand Sea’. Option of climbing picturesque Dune 45 to experience beauty and vastness of fascinating orange-colored landscape. After the climb, 5 km off-road 4×4 trail to visit surreal Dead Vlei, a place of vast clay pan and dried-up, ancient acacias standing silent in an impressive landscape. After lunch visit to Sesriem Canyon and Elim Dune. 

Evening: dinner, time for rest, relaxation and star-gazing weather permiting.


Optional Activities:

  • Balloon flight over the dunes
  • Helicopter flight over the dunes


Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 250 km on tar, gravel and sand roads

Adventure starts after breakfast, as we travel through the Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund, passing by canyons and fascinating rock formations. Magnificent landscape of the Namib reaches as far as eye can see. Wildlife and grazing antelopes: oryx and springbuck, mountain zebras, giraffes and World’s biggest birds that don’t fly – ostriches. On route, celebrating crossing of the Tropic of Capricorn (famous geographical line) – time for pictures! On arrival at Walvis Bay, short visit to Walvis Bay Lagoon to observe Greater & Lesser Flamingos with many other bird species attracted to this region by reach waters of Benguella Current.


Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 2 nights in Swakopmund at Stay @ Swakop or similar.

Distance: 300 km (gravel road).

Duration: 5 hours with stop-overs.


Coastal adventure invites you to the ‚lunar landscape’ for a discovery of the botanic attraction, Welwitschia Mirabilis, called a ‚living fossil’, one of the oldest and most original, living plants on the Earth, remembering the times of Christ.


Recomended optional activities:

  • Dolphine Cruise & Sandwich Harbor Excursion (starts in the morning & it's full day activity)
  • Sky Diving
  • Quad-bike Dune Ride


Meals: as selected.

Distance: 150 km on gravel and tar roads.

Duration: 5 hours with stop-overs and lunch break.

Travelling on the coastal salt-road leading us 150 km north to the Cape Cross and the Cape Fur Seal colony. After observing huge family of these aquatic mammals, we are turning east into desert region of Damaraland, traveling towards mountainous Brandberg Massif, one of the most magnificent and majestic places of Namibia. On the way, passing by Damara villages in the communal area, en route chance to spot ostriches, jackals, hyenas and springboks.


Meals: as selected

Accommodation: 1 night in White Lady Lodge or similar.

Distance: 350 km (gravel road, including 160 km salt road).

Duration: around 8 hrs.

Today we are discovering beauty of Twyfelfontein rock engravings, UNESCO World Heritage site – one of the largest concentration of petroglyphs in Africa. We will admire most interesting petroglyphs, out of over 2000 works, created centuries ago in the rusty-orange rocks by San people, Bushmen inhabitants of these regions. The site forms a coherent, extensive and high-quality record of ritual practices relating to hunter-gatherer communities in this part of southern Africa and eloquently illustrates the links between the ritual and economic practices of hunter-gatherers.


Recommended optional activity: 

  • Visit to Damara Village, Living Museum 
  • Visit to the ‚Petrified Forrest’.
  • Organ Pipes & Burned Mountain



Meals: as selected

Accommodation: 1 night in Twyfelfontein Country Lodge or similar.

Distance: 350 km (gravel road, including 160 km salt road).

Duration: around 8 hrs.

Wildlife Sanctuary! We are on the way to Etosha National Park – wildlife sanctuary and treasure of Namibia, considered to be one of the most loved and most visited game parks of Africa! We are welcomed by wild animals and white sand of the plains. During afternoon game ride, admiring variety of magnificent animals, among them big mammals: antelopes, giraffes, zebras as well as huge elephants (largest in Africa), rhino, lions, leopards, cheetah and hyenas roaming through the bush.

Arrival at Anderson Gate of Etosha in the afternoon, we have enough time for afternoon game drive around the Park.

 

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 3 nights at Halali Resort or similar.

Distance: 200 km (tarred roads).

Duration: around 3 hours with the stop-over.

Today full day unlimited game drive in Etosha National Park, from sunrise till sunset.


Meals: as selected.

Distance: 200 km on the roads of Etosha

Duration: Full day unlimited game drive from sunrise till sunset

Today full day unlimited game drive in Etosha National Park, from sunrise till sunset.


Meals: as selected.

Distance: 200 km on the roads of Etosha

Duration: Full day unlimited game drive from sunrise till sunset

After breakfast, ‚farewell’ to Etosha and traveling south to Windhoek, capital of Namibia. Enough time to do last shopping for gifts, souvenirs and curios at the local, open-air craft market and to take the last photos of beautiful African landscape. 

 

Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 450 km (tarred roads).

Duration: 6 hrs including stop-overs for lunch and shopping.

 

 

We wish you a safe trip filled with warm memories and many happy returns to Namibia with Wild Wind Safaris!

Included

Transport, fuel, 9 nights accommodation and reservations, meals as selected, national park entrance fee, full-day unlimited game drives in Etosha National Park (sunrise till sunset) in the provided tour vehicle, experienced tour guide for the entire tour, airport transfers within the tour dates.

Not Included

Scheduled, international flights ‚to/from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers (airport transfers beyond tour dates, which we may arrange at euro 20 pp), individual travel and medical insurance, lunches & water if not selected, drinks and alcoholic beverages, optional activities, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, visa to Namibia (if required).

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