Intrinsic Namibian Deluxe Safari - Africa Point
Intrinsic Namibian Deluxe Safari
Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Intrinsic Namibian Deluxe Safari

Highlights

  • Enjoy exceptional service, superb accommodation and a tranquil desert setting in the Namibia’s premier destination
  • The tour takes us through the historic village of Aus to the Namib Desert where we might see some of the adapted horses of the Namib on our way to Luderitz
  • Game drives provided at The Etosha National Park, also known as "the place of dry water"

 

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Day-by-Day Programme


This tour starts and ends at Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. The tour takes you to all the best sites in Namibia: The Fish River Canyon - the second largest canyon in the world, Luderitz – small part of Germany at the coast, Kolmanskop – ghost town in the Namib desert, Duwiseb – a castle alone in the wilderness, Sossusvlei – home to the largest sand dunes in the world, Swakopmund – holiday mecca of Namibia, Twyfelfontein – open air gravures and paintings by people long forgotten, prehistoric petrified trees at the Petrified Forest, Etosha National Park and the largest meteorite in the world near Grootfontein. This is an excellent experience never to be forgotten

All this stringed together to give you that wild experience that is Namibia.

 

 

 

Day 1:Windhoek

Arrive at Windhoek International Airport.
You will be met by your guide/ driver and transfer to your hotel in Windhoek. The hotel is situated in a upmarket, quiet area of the city, a 2 minutes drive from the largest shopping Mall in Windhoek with restaurants for dinner.

Overnight at the Jordani on bed and breakfast.

 

Day 2: Windhoek – Keetmanshoop

After breakfast, set to travel south to the picturesque Ouiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop and Giant’s Playground which is an impressive jumble of massive boulders where time can be spent wandering through the rocky labyrinth, but do not get lost!

Overnight at the Canyon Hotel on bed and breakfast.

 

 

Day 3: Keetmanshoop – Fish River Canyon

The day starts with an excursion to the Fish River Canyon with its view point high above the winding gorges. This is breathtaking! Fish River Canyon is Namibia’s most spectacular phenomenon, 161 km long and 27 km wide, with a varying depth of 550 meters. Dinner for your account.

Overnight at Seeheim Hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

 

 

Day 4: Fish River Canyon – Luderitz

Breakfast at your hotel and then proceed to Luderitz. On your way turn off to Garub, a maintained water point for the legendary wild horses of the Namib, these are decendants of horses left behind by the German Scutztruppe in 1915. Explore the town and visit Ghoerkehaus on the slopes of Diamond Mountain and the lead glass windows of the Felsenkirche. There are a lot more buildings with distinctive architecture and also not to forget to visit the Dias Point and the Agate Beach.

Overnight at Zur Waterkant Guest Apartments on bed and breakfast basis.

 

 

Day 5: Luderitz  - Aus

Start with a visit to the famous Ghost town of Kolmanskop for a guided tour. Kolmanskop is situated in the Spergebiet, 10 km inland from Luderitz. Once a lively little haven of German culture, bear little resemblance to its former glory. It is scoured and demolished by wind and sand. Some of the buildings are restored for tourist viewing. Please book this beforehand. Thereafter, you depart for the historic village of Aus for overnight.

Overnight at Desert Horse Inn on bed & breakfast.

 

 

Day 6: Aus – Hammerstein

Drive back to Aus village and turn off on the C13 to Helmeringhausen. Visit the Duwiseb Castle, built in 1908 by Baron Von Wolf for his American wife. During 1914, war broke out and he was killed in action. His wife never returned. After Duwiseb tour proceed to Hammerstein Lodge between Tsaris and Nubib mountains. They have cheetahs and other wild animals you can view.

Overnight at Hammerstein Lodge on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

 

 

Day 7: Hammerstein  –  Sossesvlei (Namib Desert) / Sesriem Canyon

An early start is imperative as this journey takes you to the famous Sossesvlei with its monumental star shaped dunes, the highest in the world, up to 400 metres with colours ranging from palest mango to deepest ruby. Soussesvlei is home to the largest sand dunes in the world, you may want to explore the dunes and you are welcome to do so.

Also visit Deadvlei where sand dunes blocked the Tsauchab River’s way to the sea about 500 years ago. There are beautiful dead trees. Another interesting site is Sesriem Canyon, an easy hiking trail leads to the bottom of the Canyon. Overnight near Sesriem on a room only basis at Desert Camp, 10 minutes drive from Sesriem. These are tented bungalows, luxury and en-suite. The camp is run by the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge where breakfast and dinner can be enjoyed.

Overnight near Sesriem on a room only basis at Desert Camp.

 

 

Day 8: Sesriem – Swakopmund Coast

Today's destination is the coastal town of Swakopmund, drive through a part of the Namib Naukluft Park on the C19 to Solitaire. You get to visit Namibia’s most celebrated plant, the ancient Welwitchia Mirabilis, found on the vast plains, Walvis Bay - home to thousands of water birds as well as some of the highest sand dunes in the world. Be sure to watch thousands of waterbirds on the Walvis Bay lagoon on your way to the salt factory. Look out for mountains of salt. Proceed to Swakopmund, a holiday mecca of Namibia.

Overnight at the Amanpuri Lodge, on a bed and breakfast basis.

 

 

Day 9: Swakopmund Coast – Twyfelfontein

Drive north to the town of Henties Bay on a salt road to the Cape Cross Nature Reserve to see the biggest seal colony in the world. Thousands and thousands of seals as far as the eye can see… You can come within meters of them.

The tour returns you to Henties Bay and travels inland past the Brandberg Mountains into timeless Damaraland on our way to Twyfelfontein. Our first stop is Twyfelfontein where we take a guided tour to see more than 2,400 historic rock engravings and paintings.This massive open air art gallery is of great interest to rock art connoisseurs and is a world heritage site. Its regarded as one of the richest collections of rock art in Africa, by stone aged artists. South of Twyfelfontein is the Burnt Mountain, a panorama of coloured rocks contrasting vividly against the grey black surroundings. The Organ Pipes is another geological curiosity near the Burnt Mountain.

Overnight at Twyfelfontein Lodge on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

 

 

Day 10: Twyfelfontein - Etosha National Park

Depart towards Khorixas with a stop at the Petrified Forest for a guided  tour of an event millions of years ago that deposited giant tree trunks which subsequently turned to stone.You can also see the Welwitchia Mirabilis, a prehistoric plant that survived a flood centuries ago.

Next stop is the magnificent Vingerklip or Finger or Stone, a rock that points like a finger into the sky. This is one of the most dramatic rock formations in Namibia.

Overnight at the Etosha Village near Anderson Gate. Dinner, bed & breakfast.

 

Day 11: Etosha National Park

Enter the Park at the Anderson Gate and check in at Okaukuejo Camp. Later go on a game drive or just enjoy the environment. There is a restaurant for dinner payable direct. A floodlit waterhole near the fence will keep you busy for hours.

Overnight at the Okaukuejo Camp on bed & breakfast.

 

Day 12: Etosha National Park

Full day game drive in the Okaukuejo region. Visit the rare Phantom Trees in that region.

The Etosha National Park - otherwise known as "the place of dry water" is Namibia's top draw attraction, which you will not miss on any good value tour of the country. Etosha nourishes life in abundance in the seething heat of Namibia’s north. Recorded inhabitants of the sanctuary include 114 mammal species, over 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, and swarms of insect species. The park has rich, magical backdrops, and some of the best wildlife photographs have been taken here.

Overnight outside Namotoni Gate at Sachsenheim. Dinner and breakfast included.

 

 

Day 13: Etosha National Park – Windhoek

Leave Etosha for Tsumeb via Otjikoto Lake. German troops dumped their wagons with cannons and ammunition into the lake during the 1914 war and some were recovered. Your next stop is at the Hoba meteorite near Grootfontein. Part of this meteorite of more than 60 tons, is still covered by soil. Drive to Otjiwarongo, and then Okahandja arriving late afternoon in Windhoek.

Overnight at Jordani Hotel on bed and breakfast.

 

 

Day 14: Windhoek

Transfer to the Windhoek International Airport for your flight home.

 

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Includes

  • Accommodation in excellent hotels and lodges
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Touring Vehicle, all gasoline and taxes
  • Meet & greet at airport
  • All entrance fees, tour fees and excursions as per itinerary
  • Services of a driver/guide for you personally
  • Guide’s expenses
  • Services of a qualified English speaking tour guide/driver

Excludes

  • All expenditures of a personal nature
  • All alcoholic, bottled water and other beverages
  • Porters
  • Gratuities
  • Visas
  • Lunches and dinners and other meals where not stated
  • Airline tickets
  • Holiday supplements if travelling during Easter/December period
  • Travel insurance cover

 

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