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Insights Adventure Travel

Kimberley

Nottingham

Small Group Adventures Namibia

Fixed Date Guided Safaris

 
Ultimate Namibia Safari Map.jpg

Day by day itinerary:

ULTIMATE NAMIBIA SAFARI
Route:
Windhoek - Sossusvlei - Swakopmund - Damaraland - Etosha - Onguma Private Reserve - AfriCat Foundation
 
Trip Brief:
Duration: 10 Days
People: Max 7
Escort: Guide
Vehicle: Customised Land Cruiser 4 X 4
Accommodation: Lodging

 

  • Stay in the only camp inside the world’s 4th largest National Park.

 

  • Climb some of the world’s highest free-standing sand dunes.

 

  • Sea kayak with seals and dolphins on the Skeleton Coast (alternative ski boat option).

 

  • Track for desert-adapted elephants in ephemeral river systems.

 

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Twyfelfontein.

 

  • Visit an authentic and remote Himba settlement.

 

  • Take memorable and exciting guided game drives within the renowned Etosha National Park, from the vantage point of a specially modified, air-conditioned 4x4 with pop top.

 

  • Explore 2 very different parts of Etosha by spending time on both the Etosha Heights and Onguma Private Game Reserves.

 

  • Sleep in the treetops overlooking one of the most productive waterholes on the Onguma Private Game Reserve. 

 

  • Visit the world-renowned AfriCat Foundation and learn more about conservation initiatives involving Africa’s large cats.

Windhoek to Sossusvlei/Namib Desert

 

You will be collected from your accommodation or from the Windhoek International Airport (assuming you land before 08h00).

 

You then depart Windhoek in your safari vehicle with your private guide and drive southwest through the scenic Khomas Hochland highlands before heading down the Great Escarpment into the Namib Desert below, stopping for a picnic lunch at a scenic location along the way.

 

You arrive at Sossus Dune Lodge in the mid-afternoon and you will stay here for two nights whilst you explore the remarkable sights of the Namib Desert with your guide.

 

If there is still time today, your guide will take you to visit Sesriem Canyon, a nearby geological attraction, or explore Elim Dune. However, if you prefer, you can just relax and soak in the scenic and tranquil surroundings at Sossus Dune Lodge.

DAY 1

Accommodation:

Your Adventure Accommodation

 

Insights Adventure Travel focus and specialise in providing genuine certified “Conservation Travel” accommodation.

 

Using our local relationships and knowledge we specialise in helping you achieve outstanding adventure experiences whilst directly benefiting the people, wildlife and environment.

 

Each and every one of our accommodation options are very carefully selected and monitored to ensure we fulfil this goal and give our clients peace of mind.

Sossus Dune Lodge

 

Sossus Dune Lodge is built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive ‘afro–village’ style.

 

Situated within the Namib Naukluft Park, close to the Sesriem Canyon, and providing sweeping vistas of the dunes to the west, guests benefit from being able to reach Sossusvlei before sunrise, or to stay until after sunset.

 

Accommodation units are interlinked by elevated wooden walkways and consist of 23 well-spaced en-suite desert chalets.

 

All units offer magnificent open vistas of the surrounding landscapes. Sossus Dune Lodge offers a great base from which to go on guided excursions to Sossusvlei, Sesriem and the surrounding areas, as well as sunset drives and guided walks, to fully unleash the beauty and biological diversity of the desert environment.