Private Safari 11 days Grande Namibia Safari

African Extravaganza offers 11 days Grande Namibia Safari to present the most outstanding highlights of Namibia. Perfectly designed and operated by African Extravaganza, 11 days Grande Namibia Safari cover all highlights of Namibia as Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Kaokoland and Etosha National Park. Your exclusive Namibia Safari starts from Windhoek and stop over in the oldest desert on earth, The Namib Desert. Covering the coast part of Namibia, you will be going to Swakopmund and continue to explore uncovered Namibia, passing Damaraland and Kaokaland to experience Namibian indigenious culture.

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Overview of 11 days Grande Namibia Safari

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Duration of safari 11 days / 10 nights
Departure Daily on request
Min/Max participants 2/7
Vehicle VW Microbus, 4 x 4 Landcruiser, Landrover or Double Cabin
Language English or German on request
Rate per person Please refer to current pricelist
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Overview of Itinerary of 11 days Grande Namibia Safari (Day by Day)
Day Destination / Establishement Meals Included Excursions Included
1

Windhoek

Namib Naukluft Lodge

Lunch

Dinner

09:00: Drive: Windhoek – Namib Desert Namib Naukluft Lodge Dinner

PM: Walking trails or time at leisure

2

 

Namib Naukluft Lodge

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Early AM: Sossusvlei Excursion (incl. Dune 45, Sossusvlei, ‘Dead Vlei’, Sesriem)

PM: ‘Sun-downer’ drive to the marble mountains

3

Namib Naukluft Lodge

Swakopmund, Hansa Hotel

Breakfast

 

Lunch

AM: Drive: Gaub & Kuiseb Pass, Namib Desert Swakopmund,

PM: Desert Excursion: Welwitschia Drive Hansa Hotel Swakop river bed, Welwitschia Mirabelis

4 Swakopmund, Hansa Hotel Breakfast

AM: Drive to Walvis Bay (optional excursions)

PM: at leisure

5

Swakopmund, Hansa Hotel

Twyfelfontein Lodge

Breakfast

Dinner

AM: Drive: Swakopmund - Damaraland,

PM: Excursion: Rockengraving at Twyfelfontein, ‘Burnt Mountain’, ‘Organ Pipes’ and

6 Opuwo Country Lodge

Breakfast

Dinner

AM: Drive: Damaraland – Opuwo Visit the ‘Petrified Forest’ en route. Opuwo Country Lodge

PM: time at leisure

7 Opuwo Country Lodge

Breakfast

Dinner

AM: Himba excursion – visit of a settlement and meet with their culture

PM: time at leisure

8 Opuwo Country Lodge

Breakfast

Picnic Lunch

Dinner

AM: Drive: Opuwo – Etosha / Okaukuejo Picnic

(via the Western Part of the Park) Okaukuejo / Halali Dinner

PM: game drives inside the Park

9

Okaukuejo / Halali

Mokuti Etosha Lodge

Breakfast

Dinner

AM: Drive Okaukuejo – Eastern side of Etosha (via the vast saltpan and game-viewing)
10 Mokuti Etosha Lodge

Breakfast

Dinner

AM & PM: Game drives at the Eastern Side - Andoni Plains and Fisher’s Pan.

11 Mokuti Etosha Lodge Breakfast

AM: Drive: Etosha - Windhoek
(via Lake Otjikoto, Tsumeb and Okahandja)
Arrival in Windhoek at around 17:00 hours.

End of the 11 days Grande Namibia Safari

 

Detailed Itinerary for 11 days Grande Namibia Safari

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Day 1: Windhoek – Namib Desert.
(app. 240 km on gravel road – app. 3.5 hours driving time)
            Depart at around 09:00 from Windhoek via the scenic and steep Spreetshoogte Pass to the beautifully set Namib Naukluft Lodge. A light lunch will be served. During the afternoon you have time to relax at the swimming pool, enjoy an easy walking trail or join a desert drive (optional – not included).

Overnight with full board at Namib Naukluft Lodge.

Day 2: Namib Desert.
An early morning rise will be rewarded by the sight of the spectacular dunes at Sossusvlei on your excursion. Make the effort and climb one of the dunes and you may be overwhelmed by the sight of the dynamic and living desert. A picnic breakfast will be served under one of the camelthorn trees at Sossusvlei. Visit the ‘Dead Vlei’ and the Sesriem Canyon before returning to the lodge for lunch. During the late afternoon a ‘sundowner’- drive to the natural marble mountains on this 25,000 ha private nature reserve is offered.
Overnight with full board at Namib Naukluft Lodge.

Day 3: Namib Desert - Swakopmund.
(app. 270 km on gravel road – app. 4 hours driving time)
En route to Swakopmund we will drive through the Kuiseb Canyon and the Namib Desert. We’ll arrive at around lunch-time (lunch included) check into our hotel and have a bit of rest, before we are off to some of the highlights in the region: the Swakop riverbed, the ‘moonlandscape’ and at the Welwitschia Mirabilis, an ancient plant endemic to the Namib Desert. Dinner in Swakopmund is excluded. There are plenty of excellent restaurants – the choice is yours!
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hansa Hotel or similar.

Day 4: Swakopmund.
We will drive to Walvis Bay this morning and you may want to join one of the optional tours (a boat-trip with a catamaran or a motorboat from the Walvis Bay yacht harbour, kayaking on the Walvis Bay lagoon, quad-biking in the dunes en route to Walvis Bay, etc.) or you might enjoy walking along the lagoon and view the prolific birdlife with a huge population of flamingos. Return to Swakopmund in the afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (Optional – not included: A ‘sundowner’-flight along the coastline in a small aircraft)
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hansa Hotel or similar.

Day 5: Swakopmund - Damaraland.
(app. 370 km on gravel road – app. 6 hours driving time)
Today we drive along the coastline via Henties Bay and Uis to the vast regions of the Damaraland. We’ll visit the famous rock-engravings at Twyfelfontein, recently declared a World Heritage Site, and arrive at the Lodge during the course of the afternoon. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge or similar.

Day 6: Damaraland - Kaokoveld.
(app. 340 km on gravel road – app. 6 hours driving time)
We carry on via Palmwag and Sesfontein (lunch excluded) into the Kaokoveld. This area is shared by elephant, black rhino, giraffe and lion, as well as the Himba people, one of the last nomadic tribes in Africa. Often described as one of the last true wilderness areas in the North West of Namibia. Our lodge is located on a mountain side and you‘ll have beautiful views into the arid landscape.
Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Opuwo Country Lodge or similar.

Day 7: Kaokoveld.
After breakfast we take along a local guide and a few items for the Himba people and depart to a Himba settlement. You’ll meet with the people and will gain a bit of insight into their lives. A true African experience. We return to the lodge for lunch (excluded) and have the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Opuwo Country Lodge or similar.

Day 8: Kaokoveld – Etosha National Park.
(app. 300 km on tarred and gravel road – app. 6 hours driving time)
Today we have a long drive ahead of us and will start rather early. We enter the Etosha National Park from the Western side. Arrive there during the course of the afternoon. A floodlit waterhole at either of the camps enables you to view the game also during the evening and night time.
Picnic Lunch, overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at one of the National Resorts.

Day 9: Etosha National Park.
(app. 180 km on tarred and gravel road – driving time – depending on game-drives)
A whole day in this great National Park lies ahead of us and we shall stop at various waterholes en route to view game. This Park is well-known for its huge herds of zebra and antelope. With a bit of luck we should be able to spot elephant, lion and/or other predators. We leave the Park at the Eastern side and overnight just outside the Van Lindequist gate.
Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Mokuti Etosha Lodge (or similar).

Day 10: Etosha National Park.
(app. 300 km on tarred and gravel road – app. 6 hours driving time)
We enter once more into the Etosha National Park and explore the ‘Fisher’s Pan’ as well as the Andoni Plains in the North-East. We return to the lodge with surely great memories of the Etosha National Park.
Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Mokuti Etosha Lodge (or similar).

Day 11:: Etosha National Park - Windhoek.
(app. 530 km on tarred road – app. 6 - 7 hours driving time)
After breakfast we depart to Tsumeb an old mining town and continue via Otjiwarongo to Okahandja, where we stop at the woodcrafters market. You can do some shopping here before we arrive in Windhoek during the late afternoon.
End of Safari

Included:
Safari in a private group –with a qualified English and/or German speaking safari-guide in a 4x4 Landcruiser, a VW Microbus or one of our safari vehicles – all with air-condition.
Accommodation and meals: 10x overnight, 10x breakfast, 4x lunch and 8x dinner.
Excursions: Sossusvlei Excursion, sunset drive at Namib Naukluft Lodge, Welwitschia Drive, Walvis Bay excursion, Twyfelfontein excursions, Himba encounter, game-drives inside the Etosha National Park.
Extras: Parkfees, porterage, still and sparkling water on board the bus are free of charge.

Excluded:
Any additional / optional excursions or activities, meals not listed above, beverages, tips, personal items and insurances.

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