Sossusvlei sand dunes, Namibia
Lion, Etosha National Park
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Rhinos, Etosha National Park
Swakopmund, Namibia
Seal colony, Namibia

Discover Namibia

9 day Small Group Tour - from £1659

With flights from £2393

Led by an expert guide, this superb tour journeys through the deserts, salt pans and nature reserves of Namibia; stark and beautiful landscapes you’ll find nowhere else on Earth!

Highlights:

  • Enjoy game drives in the wildlife rich Etosha National Park
  • Explore the Sossusvlei sand dunes and surreal landscapes of Deadvlei
  • Admire the ancient rock engravings of Twyfelfontein
  • Visit the relaxed coastal town of Swakopmund
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Namib Desert

Arrive into Windhoek and meet your fellow travellers, before heading to the lodge in the Namib Desert where the afternoon is free to relax or take part in an optional activity.

Standard: Elegant Desert Lodge or similar
Meals: None

Superior: Sossusvlei Lodge or similar
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Sossusvlei

This morning visit the spectacular Sossusvlei where you can take the opportunity to walk up one of the dunes to admire the desert landscape beneath. You will be mesmerized by the surreal Deadvlei with its petrified trees contrasting against the white salt pan, orange dunes and blue sky. Later visit Sesriem Canyon, one of the few reliable water sources in the parched Namib Desert.

Standard: Elegant Desert Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior: Sossusvlei Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Day 3 to 4 - Swakopmund

After breakfast travel through the little settlement of Solitaire where there is an opportunity to purchase a coffee and the delightful apple pie that so many travel books mention.

Continue via the desolate Kuiseb Moon Valley to Walvis Bay on the Atlantic Ocean to visit the shallow lagoon where over 80% of African flamingos feed. Later, arrive into Swakopmund for the afternoon at leisure.

The next day is free to explore the ‘playground of Nambia’ at your own pace. With palm-lined seaside promenades and a pleasant summer climate, Swakopmund is a popular holiday destination. Relax on the beach, in one of the cafes or beach bars, or explore the rugged desert on a day tour. For the more adventurous, this is Namibia’s adrenaline capital with activities such as skydiving, quad biking and sand boarding on the dunes.

Standard: Hansa Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior: Strand Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast & Marine Cruise

Day 5 - Damaraland

Today head east into the Erongo Mountain range to stretch our legs on a short informative walk with local Bushmen to learn about their culture and desert survival skills.

Returning from the walk our journey continues through Uis past the Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain (2.579m), into the Damaraland, one of the least populated and most geologically diverse areas in Africa.

This harsh, rocky environment is home to the elusive desert elephant, the black rhino and free-roaming antelope species. We arrive at our lodge in the afternoon, where we have the remaining day at leisure.

Hotel: Damara Mopane Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior: Twyfelfontein Country Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Day 6 - Twyfelfontein

In the cooler hours of the morning visit Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO heritage site to view the 6,000 year-old Bushman paintings, before visiting the nearby Living Museum. You will also see the Petrified Forest with its geological formations and the Welwitschia mirabilis – the oldest living desert plant on Earth.

Later, travel towards the Etosha National Park, one of Africa’s finest wildlife havens and known for its vast amount of wildlife and unique landscape.

Hotel: Etosha Safari Camp or similar
Meals:  breakfast

Superior: Etosha Oberland or similar
Meals:
breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Day 7 to 8 - Etosha National Park

This day and next, you will head out on game drives into the park with your guide to explore the waterholes that form along the vast salt pan. These attract a large variety of game including giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, hyena, lion, leopard, oryx, as well as endangered species such as Black rhino, cheetah and black-faced impala. You will also have the opportunity to book a open vehicle game drive with the lodge if you wish.

Hotel: Etosha Safari Camp (1 nights) La Rochelle (1nt) or similar
Meals: breakfast

Superior: Onguma Tented Camp (2 nights) or similar
Meals:
breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Day 9 - Farewell

After breakfast travel southwards to Windhoek where a visit will be made to the craft market in the main street of the city. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

9 day Small Group Tour - from £1659

With flights from £2393

OPTIONS

  • Upgrade to our Superior tour, staying in a higher standard of accommodation, including more meals, selected drinks (with dinner) and travelling in a maximum group of 6, from £2439
  • Chose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability. Tour conducted in English and German although English only departures are available.

Your Touring Experience

Make friends along the way as you discover the sights and experience the culture of this fascinating region.

Your small group tour includes:

  • 8 nights en suite accommodation
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Expert guide throughout the tour
  • Modern, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Maximum 16 passengers
  • Breakfast daily (standard)
  • Breakfast daily, 7 lunches and 6 dinners (superior)

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Departure Dates

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2022-06-29

2022-07-13

2022-07-27

2022-08-03

2022-08-10

2022-08-17

2022-08-24

2022-08-31

2022-09-07

2022-09-14

2022-09-21

2022-09-28

2022-10-05

2022-10-12

2022-10-19

2022-10-26

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