Skeleton Coast and Northern Namibia

tour description

11 day visit to SKELETON COAST AND NORTHERN NAMIBIA which takes you to one of the most isolated regions of Namibia. Top attractions include: Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings UNESCO World Heritage site, Kaokoland, visit to Himba Tribe and nature and wildlife Etosha National Park.

Tour may be adapted and tailor-made at mix-accommodation: mid-range and/or luxury standards.

Guests who wish to take part or the whole tour as a 'fly-in safari experience' please, contact us for individual quote.

You are welcome to book solo or 'private' tour, small group tour with minimum 2 and maximum 12 participants, family groups with children are welcome; we accept 'last minute bookings' and offer flexible departures, any day of the week.

11 Days
4x4 Tours, Birding, Desert, Ethnical/Cultural, Geology, Photography, Unesco World Heritage, Wildlife, Landscape


Prices Per Person

Low Season
1 November to 30 June
High Season
1 July to 31 October
Camping NAD0.- EUR~0.- NAD0.- EUR~0.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, D
NAD50,380.- EUR~2,460.- NAD52,250.- EUR~2,551.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water in the car
NAD55,060.- EUR~2,689.- NAD57,530.- EUR~2,809.-
Mid-range Lodge Single Supplement NAD6,335.- EUR~309.- NAD6,335.- EUR~309.-
Luxury Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD102,850.- EUR~5,022.- NAD107,580.- EUR~5,253.-
Luxury Lodge Single Supplement NAD18,500.- EUR~903.- NAD18,500.- EUR~903.-
Optional Private Tour Supplement Per Tour NAD30,000.- EUR~1,465.- NAD30,000.- EUR~1,465.-
* 50% discount for children 12 years old and younger.

Tour Map

Detailed Itinerary

Pick up in Windhoek from your accommodation at around 8am.
After short briefing our guide will drive you to Damaraland near Brandberg Mountain , the tallest mountain range in Namibia.

Arrival at the lodge around lunch time.
In the afternoon you are invited for a hike to see white lady, bushman rock painting. Hike is around 2 hour.

Optional activity:
  • Tracking Desert Elephants.

Meals: as selected.
Accommodation: 1 night at White Lady Lodge or similar.
Distance: 350 km on gravel road.

Today in the morning you are driving to the Atlantic Coast, on the way visit to Cape Cross and the biggest Seal Colony in Southern Africa.

Lunch on the way, after lunch you will explore Messum Crater with Bakkrans Historical Site, giant Welwitschia mirabilis and famous wall of Messum River.

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 1 night at Cape Cross Lodge or similar.

Distance: 300km

Adventure takes us to Skeleton Coast National Park.

On the way passing by numerous ship wrecks and Skeleton Coast landscape.

Short visit to the desert waterfall.

Arrival at the lodge in the afternoon & time for rest and relax or exploring the are.

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 1 night at Terrace Bay Resort or similar.

Distance: 200km

Today saying goodbye to Skeleton Coast and on our way to Twyfelfontein UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On the way chances of spotting desert Elephants, Lions and Black Rhinos.

Arrival at the lodge on time for lunch.

In the afternoon visit to Twyfelfontein engravings.


Optional activities:

  • Visit to Damara Living Museum & Burn Mountain.

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 1 night at Twyfelfontein Lodge or similar.

Distance: 200km

Leaving Twyfelfontein and on our way north to Kaokoland.

In the afternoon game drive/Rhino tracking in the Palmwag concession.

Accommodation: 1 night at Palmwag Lodge or similar.

Meals: as selected.

Distance: 150km

After breakfast, we are venturing further into Kaokoland, to Opuwo, capital of this northern region.

In the afternoon, unforgettable visit to the Himba village, learning about their nomadic way of life. Unique opportunity to observe exotic culture and customs. The Himba are a tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralis, who inhabit the Kaokoland, in northern Namibia. They have clung to their traditions, and the beautiful Himba women are noted for their orange-coloured skin, intricate hairstyles and traditional jewellery. Himba men and women wear few clothes, apart from a loin cloth or goat-skin mini-skirt, they rub their bodies with mixture of red ocher and animal fat to protect themselves against sun, insects and to condition their skin. It gives Himba’s skin characteristic rich, red colour. Himba jewellery is made from iron, animal skin or shell, and due to the intricate designs, have become very popular among the visiting tourists. Visit at the Himba village creates superb opportunity for spectacular ethnic photography

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 1 night at Opuwo Country Lodge or similar

Distance: around 250 km on gravel roads.

Duration: around 8 hrs including breaks for picture-taking and lunch.

After breakfast, we are heading further north in direction of Kunene River to admire Epupa Falls. Kunene creates natural border between Namibia and Angola.

On arrival at Epupa Falls, visit the falls.

In the late afternoon we will climb Kapika Hill to admire the falls with the setting sun.

Meals: as selected.

Distance: 180 km on gravel roads, including travel to Himba village.

Accommodation: 1 night at Epupa Camp or similar.

On our way to spectacular nature reserve – Etosha National Park! Etosha is dedicated to protecting wildlife of African bush and Savannah. Its beauty and natural charm simply overwhelms the visitor! Wild animals inhabit enormous regions of grassy Savannah. Harmony and balance of nature fills the viewer with tranquil peace and serenity. Live ‚theater of nature’ at its best!

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 3 nights at Halali Resort or similar.

Distance: around 500 km on tarred and gravel roads.

Duration: around 8 hours with stops for sight-seeing and lunch.

On safari trails of Etosha, unlimited game drive from sunrise until sunset. We are tracking wildlife in its own natural habitat, observing herds of elephants, zebras, hyenas, variety of the antelopes: kudu, oryx, impalas, eland, springbok, gnu, giraffes, rhino, jackals and birds of prey. Searching for big cats of Etosha: cheetah and leopard, and for ‚king of the Savannah’ – the lion.

At the waterholes, in calm and stillness, we are observing wild animals coming for a drink of water after a hot day. Evenings spent at the waterhole, watching and admiring rich variety of wildlife. Till late at night, we are captivated by incredible nature show! Fantastic opportunity for unforgettable photographic moments!

Meals: as selected.

Distance: about 200 km on gravel roads of Etosha.

On safari trails of Etosha, unlimited game drive from sunrise until sunset.

Meals: as selected.

Distance: about 200 km on gravel roads of Etosha.

After last visit to the waterhole, leaving Etosha in the morning and heading south to Windhoek ‚back to civilization’. On the way, visit to an open-air craft market in Okahandja. Wonderful opportunity to purchase hand-made curios and African souvenirs.

We will drop you off at the hotel of your choice in Windhoek.

End of the tour.

Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 450 km on tarred roads.

Duration: 6 hrs including stop over for shopping and lunch.

We will bid you ‚bye, bye’ and a safe journey, till we see you again on a safari in Africa – with Wild Wind Safaris


Transport, fuel, 10 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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