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7 Day Northern Namibia Safari in Comfort

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If you are looking for a comprehensive safari that covers Northern and Central Western Nambia then this is an ideal trip for you. With highlights like Etosha, the Skeleton Coast and great game viewing you can’t go wrong for an unbeatable value safari.

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Tour Style Accommodated Small Group
Countries Visited Namibia
Starts Windhoek
Ends Windhoek
Group Size Min 2 Max 14
Age Range All Ages
 

 

7 Day Northern Namibia Safari in Comfort Tour Overview

Departing from Windhoek
Ends in
Windhoek

This northern trip visits Okonjima, Etosha, Damaraland and Swakopmund and is fully accommodated. We will cover the main highlights of Northern and Central Western Namibia departing and ending in Windhoek.    

Highlights

Included

  • The price is virtually fully inclusive of everything you will need whilst travelling with us

Excluded

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Soft drinks

SKU: ACS1407
 

7 Day Northern Namibia Safari in Comfort Itinerary

Day 1: Windhoek – Mount Etjo Safari Lodge, Namibia  

You will be collected between 08:30 and 09:00. Today we journey north, making short stops in small towns along the way, including Okahandja, where we will be given time to pay a visit to the biggest wood-carving market in Namibia. This market functions on a local cooperative basis and is one of the finest places to purchase authentic Namibian souvenirs. As we carry on north, we pass through lush farmlands and eventually arrive at Mount Etjo Safari Lodge mid-afternoon.

Mount Etjo Safari Lodge is more than just a place to stay it is a safe haven. In fact ‘Etjo’ means a place of refuge. Here in the tranquil surroundings you can enjoy leisurely walks or relax by the pool. The beautiful gardens attract a variety of birds which nestle in the enormous palm trees, or swim in the pond. A large lake right near the lodge allows for huge hippopotamus to bathe and quench their thirst. Mount Etjo provides a wonderful backdrop, completing the tranquil scene.

A combination of luxury African-style rooms that are beautifully furnished provides for your every need.

Distance: 300 kilometres
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mount Etjo Safari Lodge

Day 2: Mount Etjo – Namutoni / East Etosha Region, Namibia

We have an early start to our day today. We carry on northward, passing through several small towns on the way and making brief stops for fresh supplies and fuel. We make our way to Namutoni camp in Etosha National Park, aiming to arrive in time for a satisfying lunch. This will give us time to unwind before making our way into the park during the cool late afternoon in order to embark on our first game drive.

Etosha National Park is one of the premiere parks to see wildlife and go on safaris.  The dense bush and open plains provides a variety of wildlife that roam from place to place. The Etosha Pan lies in the centre of the park and fills up after heavy rains. During the dry season you will find springs and waterholes attract the wildlife to the area to bathe and drink.

Namutoni Rest Camp is an old fort that has been refurbished to create a comfortable lodge that overlooks the King Nehale waterhole. You can view the scenery from a decked walkway where many glorious sunsets and sunrises can be viewed. Lounges, a bar, restaurants, a crafts boutique, curio shops and a bookstore will keep you entertained. Beautifully furnished double rooms or bush chalets will give you a good night’s rest.

Distance: 300 kilometres
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Namutoni Rest Camp

Day 3: East Etosha Region – Okaukuejo Etosha National Park, Namibia

Today we embark on an entire day of game driving. We leave early in the morning in order to enjoy the crisp morning air as we make our way through Etosha to Halali camp, located in the centre of the Park. En route, we pay a visit to a couple of waterholes and are offered incredible views of the impressive Etosha Pan. The game viewing is typically superb, giving us an opportunity to check off a few new species that are not usually spotted on the Namutoni park side.

Stopping at Halali in the afternoon, we are given time to unwind and to enjoy a lovely lunch. We will also have time to pay a visit to the Halali waterhole as well as to make use of the camp’s swimming pool and bar facilities prior to continuing our game drive down to Okaukuejo. After our evening meal you will have the opportunity of viewing big game at a floodlit waterhole which is on the boundary of the camp and is within a short walking distance.

Okaukuejo has been voted as the“best game viewing opportunities in Southern Africa”. Located right on the doorstep of our accommodation for tonight, we will most likely see black rhino, elephant, lion and several species of antelope. It is also well-known for the flood-lit waterhole due to the large numbers of wildlife that congregate here. Bush chalets and double rooms offer comfortable accommodation at Okaukuejo Rest Camp. Spend your time relaxing at the restaurants, bars and swimming pool.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Okaukuejo Rest Camp

Day 4: Hobatere Lodge, Kaokoveld, Namibia

Our travels take us through the previously restricted area of Western Etosha National Park where we will exit via the Otjovasandu Gate.

Shelter tonight is at the Hobatere Lodge which has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Situated on the western border of Etosha in a 32 000 ha concession. The area is alive with lion, leopard, oryx, eland, cheetah, giraffe, zebra and elephant. You will partake in day and night drives, bird watching and guided walks. There is also a hide where you can view the nightlife at the floodlit waterhole.

Distance: 210 kilometres
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Hobatere Lodge

Hobatere-lodge

Day 5: Hobatere – Twyfelfontein Lodge, Namibia

We make our way into one of the most stunning desert areas of Namibia today – Damaraland. Travelling west via the Grootberg Pass, we detour in order to pay a visit to the famous ancient Bushmen rock engravings at Twyfelfontein. In this area, we will be led on a short tour by a local guide before setting up camp for the evening. Twyfelfontein is a World Heritage Site famous for it’s extraordinary bushmen paintings. There are approximately 2 500 rock engravings with an additional 13 sites.

The Twyfelfontein Lodge is in the centre of the Uibasen Conservancy and has 56 en-suite twin rooms, reception, lounge, curio shops, dining room, bar and swimming pool. The lodge blends into the environment with thatched roofs, natural stone and paint natural hues.

Distance: 340 kilometres
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Twyfelfontein Lodge

Day 6: Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund, Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Today we make our way deeper into the desert, passing The Brandberg (Namibia’s tallest mountain at 2,573 metres) as well as the gorgeous scenery of Damaraland. Making a quick stop in the old mining town of Uis, we are introduced to the best places to purchase semi-precious stones, for which Namibia is famous. It is here that you can find rough Amethhyst, Tourmaline and others at bargain prices.

We turn directly west from here and cross gritty plains whilst making our way to the Atlantic Ocean and the Skeleton Coast. We meet up with the ocean at Henties Bay, but first travel north along the coast in order to visit the seal colony at Cape Cross. At specific times of the year, over 100,000 Cape Fur seals gather here. Our next destination is Swakopmund, travelling along the Skeleton Coast into the premier seaside town of Namibia. Our goal is to arrive in the early evening, giving us some time to explore a bit of the town on foot before the sun sets.

Tonight we have the opportunity to try out one of the fantastic local restaurants (at own expense). The Swakopmund seafood is definitely a must-have. Your guide will offer to put together a group meal for tonight where participation is encouraged, but not mandatory.

You will be staying on the Swakopmund Lifestyle B&B and Apartments which offers a modern style of accommodation. You will have a choice of self-catering apartments or B&Bs.

Distance: 420 kilometres
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Swakopmund Lifestyle B&B and Apartments

swakopmund accommodation

Day 7: Swakopmund – Windhoek, Namibia

Our journey back to Windhoek today will take approximately four and a half hours. We will leave at lunchtime, which allows us some time to spend our morning in Swakopmund doing a bit of unwinding. A lovely seaside town rife with various shops, beaches and an open-air curio market, Swakopmund also boasts an exquisite museum as well as the Namibian National Marine Aquarium.

If you’d like to spend your free time here doing something a little more adventurous instead, a variety of Optional Activities will be available, including airoplane and microlight flights over the desert, scenic drives, fishing trips (from beach or boat), quad biking trips into the desert and over the sand dunes surrounding Swakopmund, sand boarding trips (also taking place in the dunes), skydiving, bird-watching and plenty more. You will be provided with all information needed by your tour guide who will discuss possible adventures for you to partake in prior to reaching Swakopmund in order to proceed with booking in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: All additional activities and excursions in Swakopmund are subject to availability and are at the client’s own risk and expense.

Today is our last day of our tour and, following lunch, we will be transferred back to the capital city where you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Distance: 350 kilometres
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Onward Travel Plans

Due to on the road variable beyond our control (such as border crossings, traffic, delays, etc) on the tours. The end time on the last day can’t be guaranteed and therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

 

7 Day Northern Namibia Safari in Comfort Activities


Other Activities

  • Airoplane and microlight flights over the desert
  • Fishing trips (from beach or boat)
  • Quad biking trips into the desert and over the sand dunes surrounding Swakopmund
  • Sand boarding trips (also taking place in the dunes)
  • Skydiving

 

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