9 Day - Southern Namibia

tour description

Tour to Southern Namibia with main destinations of Sossusvlei and Namib Desert, Diamond Coast with Kolmanskop and Luderitz, Fish River Canyon and Kalahari Desert.

On This tour you will experience two major deserts that run through Namibia, making it one of the best landscape experience in Africa. 

This tour can be tailor made. 

Guests that wish to make part or the whole tour as fly-in experience are welcome, please contact us for quote.

Small group tour with minimum of 2 participants & maximum of 12, it can depart any day of the week.

Duration
9 Days
Countries
Namibia
Categories
4x4 Tours, Birding, Desert, Geology, Photography, Unesco World Heritage, Wildlife

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Prices

Low Season
1 November to 30 June
High Season
1 July to 31 October
Camping NAD20,900.- EUR~1,129.- NAD26,100.- EUR~1,410.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, D
NAD32,000.- EUR~1,729.- NAD35,000.- EUR~1,891.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD35,600.- EUR~1,923.- NAD38,500.- EUR~2,080.-
Mid-range Lodge Single Supplement NAD5,500.- EUR~297.- NAD5,500.- EUR~297.-
Luxury Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD58,500.- EUR~3,160.- NAD68,000.- EUR~3,673.-
Luxury Lodge Single Supplement NAD9,400.- EUR~508.- NAD9,400.- EUR~508.-
Optional Private Tour Supplement NAD15,800.- EUR~854.- NAD15,800.- EUR~854.-
* 50% discount for children 12 years old and younger.

Tour Map

Detailed Itinerary

We will pick you up from any hotel/lodge in Windhoek at around 8 am and travel south to Kalahari Desert

Arrival at the lodge around lunch time.

 

Optional activities in the afternoon:

  • Hike in the dunes
  • Afternoon game drive

 

Meals: as selected

Accommodation: 1 night in Kalahari.

Distance: around 250 km (tarred road).

Duration: around 3 hours with the stop-overs.

Travelling further south through the Kalahari Desert,, on the way short visit to Mesosaurus Fossil, Quiver Tree Forest & Giant’s Playground.


Arrival at the lodge late afternoon, time for rest & relax.

 

Meals: as selected

Accommodation: 2 nights Near Fish River Canyon.

Distance: around 350 km (tarred and gravel road).

Duration: around 5 hours with the stop-overs.

Today in the morning & afternoon, visit to the Fish River Canyon, second largest canyon in the World (after the Grand Canyon in US). Main viewing points provide spectacular place for stunning landscape photography! Early morning or at the sunset, canyon and surrounding desert comes to alive with hues and shades of light – providing inspiring, artistic vistas.

 

Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 50 km (gravel roads).

Duration: around 4 hours with the stop-overs.

On trail of the desert horses (Feral Horses of Namibia), which have incredibly adapted to the harsh, dry and unmerciful desert conditions. Admiring these incredible creatures, we are charmed by the ever changing landscape, unending, scenic beauty of the Namib. 

 

Meals: as selected.
Accommodation: 1 night at Klein-Aus Vista lodge or similar.
Distance: 300 km (tarred and gravel roads).
Duration: around 5 hours with the stop-overs.

After breakfast, journey to small, coastal town of Luderitz, situated on the Atlantic Coast. On route, stop-over around 10 km from Luderitz, at the historical ‚Ghost Town’ of Kolmanskop, deserted in the sands after famous ‚diamond rush’. Short visit to the historical monument, a granite cross, known as the Diaz Cross, set in the sands of the Namib by Portuguese sailor Bartolomeu Dias in 1488, when he first landed at the Namibian coast centuries ago.

In the afternoon time for rest and relax or optionally City Walk.

 

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 2 nights at Kairos Cottage or similar.

Distance: around 250 km (tarred roads).

Duration: around 3 hours with the stop-overs.

In the morning visit to Kolmanskop, around 10 km from Luderitz for your guided tour to this intriguing historical ‚Ghost Town’ of Kolmanskop, deserted in the sands after famous ‚diamond rush’.


Optional activity:

1 hr cruise (weather permitting) and/or trip to the Agate Beach, where Atlantic deposits semi-precious ‚agate’ stones right onto the sand.


Meals: as selected. 

Distance: around 25 km (tarred roads).

Duration: around 5 hours.

Sossusvlei – the highest and the oldest dunes in the World. On route we are admiring picturesque vistas and incredible, desert landscape. After the long day’s drive, you are comfortably settled for dinner and rest at the desert lodge near Sossusvlei.

 

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 2 nights at Agama River Lodge or similar.
Distance: around 400 km (tarred and gravel roads).
Duration: around 7 hours with the stop-overs.

Early morning, in the light of the raising sun, quiet meditation of spectacular, orange dunes. Visit to the Deadvlei (valley) where dried up acacias stand among the high dunes in the heart of the desert. Spaciousness, magnificence and soothing calm of this part of the desert imprint lasting memories in your heart. Excellent occasion for a unique photographic moment. Dunes of Sossusvlei are considered to be one of the most photogenic and some of the most photographed places on Earth!

 

Optional Activities:

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


Meals: as selected.
Distance: around 200 km (gravel roads).

In the morning departure to Windhoek, vibrant capital of Namibia. On route, plenty of time for the last photographs of the African savanna.


Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 350 km gravel and tarred roads.

Duration: around 5 hours.

 

Wishing you a ‚safe journey’ and many happy returns with Wild Wind Safaris!

Included

Transport, fuel, 8 nights accommodation and reservations, meals as selected, national park entrance fee, 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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