Discover Namibia

9 day Small Group Tour - from £1595

Travel with a group of like-minded people across the stark and beautiful landscapes of Namibia where you will see the awe-inspiring seas of sand of the Namib desert, the culture and awesome landscapes of Damaraland and the huge variety of wildlife in Etosha.

Highlights:

  • Game drives in Etosha National Park
  • Explore Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
  • History at Twyfelfontein
  • The relaxed coastal town of Swakopmund
  • Elusive desert elephant
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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
Lodge: Elegant Desert Lodge or similar
Meals: none

Superior
Lodge: 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
Lodge: Elegant Desert Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior
Lodge: Sossusvlei Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast & dinner

Day 3 & 4 - Swakopmund

After breakfast travel 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. Continue along scenic dune belts to Swakopmund where the next two days are at leisure. 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
Lodge: Swakopmund Plaza or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior
Lodge: Strand Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Damaraland

Heading further north, travel past the Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain and into Damaraland, one of the least populated and geologically diverse areas in Africa. This harsh, rocky environment is home to the rare desert elephant, the black rhino and free-roaming antelope species.

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.

Standard
Lodge: Damara Mopane Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Superior
Lodge: Ugab Terrace Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast & dinner

 

Day 6-8 - Etosha National Park

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

Standard
Lodge: Etosha Safari Camp (1nt) & Mokuti Lodge (2nts) or similar
Meals: Breakfast daily

Superior
Lodge: Etosha Village (1nt) & Onguma Collection (2nt) or similar
Meals: Breakfast & dinner daily

Day 9 - Departure

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.

9 day Small Group Tour - from £1595

With flights from £2259

Options

  • Upgrade your lodges and group size with the Superior tour. The Superior tour operates with a maximum of 6 people & includes additional meals from £3185
  • 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 & entrance fees
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Expert guide throughout tour
  • Air conditioned vehicles
  • Max 20 passengers
  • Breakfast daily

Departure dates:

2019
Jun: 5 & 19
Jul: 3*, 17 & 31
Aug: 7, 14, 21 & 28
Sep: 4, 11*, 18 & 25
Oct: 2, 9*. 16. 23 & 30
Nov: 6, 13* 20 & 27
Dec:4

2020
Jan: 8 & 22
Feb: 12 & 26
Mar: 11* & 25
Apr: 8* & 22
May: 6 & 20
Jun: 3* & 17
Jul: 1*, 15 & 29
Aug: 5, 12*, 19 & 26
Sep: 2, 9*, 16, 23 & 30
Oct: 7*, 14, 21 & 28

*English departures only. All other departures are bilingual English/German

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