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12 day Private guided

12 day Private guided

Starting fromN$ 68 780 per person

Experience the wonders of the ancient Namib Desert, the oldest desert on Earth. Embark on a journey to discover the breathtaking diversity of our coastline, from the mesmerizing Skeleton Coast National Park to the captivating inland regions of Damaraland, adorned with ancient rock engravings and stunning landscapes. Immerse yourself in the renowned Etosha National Park, where thrilling game drives await, and delve into the conservation area, which serves as a sanctuary for wildlife and the remarkable AfriCat Foundation at Okonjima Nature Reserve. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure through Namibia’s remarkable natural treasures.

12 Days / 11 Nights
Group Size:
Minimum 2 - Maximum 14 guests
Vehicles used:

1-2 guests – SUV (or similar)
3-4 guests – Quantum or Land Cruiser (or similar)
5 + guests – Expedition Truck (modified safari vehicle)


• Services of a Namibian English speaking guide
• Vehicle + Fuel
• National Park and sightseeing entrance fees
• Water on board vehicle
• Accommodation as listed
• Meals: breakfast from day 2 till breakfast on last day 


• International & regional flights into Namibia
• Insurance - compulsory for travel
• Items of a personal nature
• Meals: excludes dinner in Windhoek, 2 x dinner in Swakopmund along with any drinks at meals and alcoholic beverages.
• Guide gratuity


Day 1 - Windhoek International Airport - City

Route:      Windhoek Airport to City 
Distance: 48 km

On arrival you will be met by your guide and transferred from the airport to the City, a short city tour will be undertaken prior to check-in at your guest house. Late afternoon at leisure, your guide can collect you should you wish to have dinner at one of the local restaurants.

Day 2 - Windhoek to Namib Naukluft Park

Route:      Windhoek to Namib Naukluft Park
Distance: 310 km

We leave Windhoek travelling via the gravel roads and the Khomas Hochland mountain range, this area is one of farming communities till we reach the end of the escarpment (crossing the Tropic of Capricorn) where we descend via the Remhoogte Pass to the settlement of Solitaire. The terrain varies dramatically as we travel to our lodge where arrival is due mid to late afternoon.

Included Meals


Day 3 - Sesriem - Sossusvlei - Sesriem

Route:      Sesriem – Sossusvlei - Sesriem

We’ll need to be on the move early today as we make our way through a dry riverbed and across the gravel plains towards the Namib Dunes. We’ll stop at Dune 45 before making our way to Sossusvlei with age old sands said to be around five million years old. Dead Vlei with its white pan and contrasting black scorched trees is also on our visit list. Whilst this region appears to be lifeless there are a variety of animal species that have adapted to these conditions and if we’re lucky may see Oryx antelope, ostrich, springbok and don’t forget about the birdlife and reptiles that inhabit the area. Return to our lodge for lunch, late afternoon visit to the Sesriem Canyon where the ephemeral Tsauchab River has shaped the area over millions of years.

Included Meals


Day 4 - Namib Naukluft Park - Swakopmund

Route:      Namib Naukluft Park - Swakopmund
Distance: 345 km

We leave the Sesriem area to the settlement of Solitaire, not far north of this we cross the Tropic of Capricorn. The surrounds of the Gaub and Kuiseb Canyons provide good geological phenomenon, in addition we may see the elusive Mountain Zebra before travelling across the gravel plains of the Namib Desert with its endless horizons, our destination the Atlantic Ocean and coastal town of Swakopmund.

Included Meals


Day 5 - Swakopmund - Walvis Bay - Swakopmund

Route:      Swakopmund - Walvis Bay
Distance:  45 km

Full day Marine Cruise & 4x4 Sandwich Harbour Dune Drive Combo will offer visitors breath taking views of friendly seals coming on-board, dolphins and pelicans. Visitors will also visit Sandwich Harbour with lots of exciting dune-belt driving and a home-cooked lunch served in the dunes en-route. The tour also includes a light lunch and drinks. Afterwards, visitors will depart from the Walvis Bay Waterfront via the Salt Pans towards Sandwich Harbour.


Included Meals


Day 6 - Swakopmund - Terrace Bay (Skeleton Coast National Park)

Route:      Swakopmund - Terrace Bay (Skeleton Coast National Park)
Distance: 360 km

After departing from Swakopmund, our journey takes us north along the coastline towards Cape Cross Seal Reserve. Continuing further north, we reach the Skeleton Coast National Park. A notable attraction along the way is the Ugab River Gate, adorned with two skeleton heads and whale bones on either side. This unique sight has become quite popular. As we travel along the main road near the shore, you may catch a glimpse of the remnants of the 'South West Seal' shipwreck from 1976. While exploring this area, we will pause for a brief walk into the river bed, providing an opportunity to observe animal tracks and vegetation. Keep an eye out for tracks left by oryx, springbok, black-backed jackal, and possibly brown hyena. Moving north of the Ugab Gate, we encounter the decaying remains of an old oil rig, now serving as a nesting site for a breeding colony of Cape Cormorants. This colony attracts brown hyenas and black-backed jackals. Continuing south of Terrace Bay, we reach the Uniab River Delta, where a hide has been established next to a waterhole. Here, we will take a moment to observe the diverse wildlife and bird species.

Included Meals


Day 7 - Terrace Bay to Twyfelfontein - Damarland

Route:      Terrace Bay (Skeleton Coast National Park) to Twyfelfontein
Distance: 220 km

Leaving the coast we start out journey inland through the National Park, exiting at the Springbokwasser gate, we drive into Damaraland and wend our way down to Twyfelfontein area.

Included Meals


Day 8 - Damaraland - Etosha National Park

Route:      Twyfelfontein to Okaukuejo (Etosha National Park)
Distance: 342 km

After breakfast we travel to the town of Khorixas and onwards to Outjo for a short stop before proceeding on to arrive, after lunch, in Etosha National Park. A short game drive on arrival.

Included Meals


Day 9 - Game Viewing in the Etosha National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives within the Etosha National Park - to and from Okaukuejo Resort in touring vehicle.

Included Meals


Day 10 - Okaukuejo - Onguma Game Reserve

Route:      Okaukuejo Resort - Onguma Game Reserve
Distance: Game drive

Today, we are completely adaptable to suit your needs. You have the freedom to choose how your day unfolds. You can start by embarking on an exhilarating game drive in the Okaukuejo area at the break of dawn, then return for a delicious breakfast before packing up and continuing your journey towards Namutoni. Alternatively, if you prefer an early start, you can quickly have breakfast, pack up your vehicle, and hit the road. Our knowledgeable guide will be there to provide expert advice on the best option for the day, taking into consideration the ever-changing weather conditions and the exciting game viewing opportunities that await you.

Included Meals


Day 11 - Onguma Private Game Reserve - Okonjima Nature Reserve (Africat)

Route:      Onguma Game Reserve - Okonjima Nature Reserve
Distance: 355 km

Leaving the Etosha National Park behind us we travel via the mining town of Tsumeb and south to Otjiwarongo. We aim to arrive at Okonjima just after lunch so as you can participate in the afternoon endangered species game drive.

Included Meals


Day 12 - Okonjima - Windhoek - International Airport

Route:      Okonjima Nature Reserve - Hosea Kutako International Airport
Distance: 265 km

Your departure from Okonjima today will be determined by the time of your outbound flight. We recommend aiming for around lunchtime or shortly after. However, if you have a morning flight, we will need to adjust the program accordingly. In that case, we will arrange for your travel from Onguma to Windhoek, with your last night spent in the city. Please note that for outbound flights, a check-in time of 2-3 hours is required, depending on whether it is a regional or international journey.

Included Meals

Start Accommodation Destination Basis Room type Duration
Day 1 Utopia Boutique Windhoek B + B Standard room 1 night
Day 2 Desert Homestead Lodge Namib FB Standard room 2 nights
Day 4 Beach Hotel Swakopmund B + L Standard room 1 night
Day 5 Beach Hotel Swakopmund B + B Standard room 1 night
Day 6 Terrace Bay Skeleton Coast Park FB Standard room 1 night
Day 7 Twyfelfontein Country Lodge Twyfelfontein FB Standard room 1 night
Day 8 Okaukuejo Resort Etosha Park FB Standard room 2 nights
Day 10 Onguma Bush Camp Onguma Reserve FB Standard room 1 night
Day 11 Okonjima Plains Camp Okonjima Reserve FB View room 1 night
Day 12 To Windhoek   B    
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