Day 1: Windhoek. Arrival at Windhoek International Airport. Meet and greet by Unique Travel representative. We drive via mountainous terrain towards the capital where you will check into your accommodation. Enjoy an afternoon township tour. The township tour gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the history, development and people of Katutura. From iron shacks to up-market houses, it is diverse, lively and historical place to visit. The night will be completed with dinner with a local family in the township.
Day 2: Sossusvlei. We continue our journey towards one of the top destinations in the Southern region, Sossusvlei with its monumental dunes up to 325m when measured from the base. These star-shaped dunes are a sought after topic for artists and photographers. After lunch and some time for leisure we will enjoy a drive into the dunes.
Day 3: Sossusvlei. Enjoy an early morning drive into the Sossusvlei area where you will have picnic breakfast before exploring the dunes and its surroundings. On our way back to the lodge we will stop over at the Sesriem Canyon after which our journey will continue to the Atlantic Coast through the Kuiseb Canyon and across the Namib Desert. Arrive in Swakopmund much loved by Namibians as a welcome respite from the heat of interior. After lunch have time at leisure or explore the coastal town on foot.
Day 4: Swakopmund. After an early breakfast, we take pleasure in a dolphin boat cruise where you will experience friendly seals being fed on boat while dolphins swim around enjoying the fun. A large variety of sea birds such as pelicans, flamingos and cormorants can be seen during the cruise. After lunch we will enjoy an afternoon quad bike experience in the desert and conclude the night with dinner at the Burning Shore, recently made famous by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who stayed there while visiting Namibia.
Day 5: Damaraland. This morning we proceed to Damaraland with its rugged landscapes, spares population and great mountains. After lunch we visit the Twyfelfontein rock paintings and engravings and the Petrified Forest with about 300 million year-old tree trunks. The late afternoon will be on leisure.
Day 6: Etosha National Park. We depart for Etosha National Park, “Etosha” – “Place of the great white spaces” was once a vast shallow lake created, Heigum Bushmen legend tells us, by the tears of a grieving mother.
Day 7: Etosha National Park. Today we explore the variety of game in the Etosha National Park. Lunch can be enjoyed at one of the three resorts in the park before we return to the lodge.
Day 8: After breakfast transfer to Windhoek where you will have time for last minute shopping before we continue to the airport.
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