Day 1: On arrival in Windhoek you will be met by your guide for departure via Namibia’s Capital City, Windhoek, today’s journey continues over the “Khomas Hochland” highland region in a westerly direction towards the great escarpment. Descend the escarpment via Namibia’s highest mountain pass, Spreetshoogte, to enter the central Namib Region. Late afternoon arrival at the Sossusvlei Lodge bordering the Namib Naukluft Park. Overnight accommodation will be at the Sossusvlei Lodge/similar on a full board basis.
Day 2: Conduct an early morning excursion along the path of the ancient Tschaub River into the Namib Sand Sea including a visit to the famed Sossuvlei, Dune 45 and Deadvlei. Many visitors to Namibia say that no part of the desert is more stunning than Sossusvlei, with its monumentally high dunes, the shadows of their sinuous crests continually changing as the day waxes and wanes. Gigantic star-shaped mountains of sand, the highest estimated at 325 m.
The warm tints of the sand, ranging from pale apricot to brick orange and deep red, contrast vividly with the dazzling white surfaces of the deflationary clay pans at some of their bases. An afternoon excursion will be conducted to the Sesriem Canyon, a small yet picturesque canyon carved over millions of years into the Tschaub River. Overnight accommodation will be at the Sossusvlei Lodge/similar on a full board basis.
Day 3: Departing from the central Namib Region today’s route continues in a northerly direction along the eastern boundary of the Namib Naukluft Park passing through the small settlement of Solitaire on route to the Gaub and Kuiseb Canyons. Continue across the “gravel plains” of the Namib Desert on route towards Namibia’s premier coastal resort town, Swakopmund. Excursions on route will be included to the erosional feature of the “Moon Valley” and to Namibia’s ancient plant species, the “Welwitshia mirabilis”. Late afternoon arrival and overnight at the Swakopmund Hotel/similar on a half board basis. Dinner this evening will be at a local restaurant and is for the guest’s own account.
Day 4: While in Swakopmund an excursion will be conducted to Namibia’s largest commercial harbor, Walvis Bay and the Walvis Bay Lagoon, protected under the RAMSAR Convention as an important wetland. The lagoon is renowned for its seasonal abundance of both the Greater and Lesser Flamingo species. The remainder of the day will be at leisure to explore Namibia’s premier coastal resort town, Swakopmund.
Today this quaint town nestled between desert and ocean is enhanced by lush green lawns, palm trees and carefully tended gardens. There is a good selection of restaurants and coffee shops selling traditional German cakes and pastries, while the coastline and the desert respectively offer many options for adventure or relaxation. Overnight at the Swakopmund Hotel/similar on a half board basis. Dinner this evening will be at a local restaurant and is for the clients own account.
Day 5: Today’s journey returns to Windhoek via the small towns of Usakos, Karibib and Okahandja and includes an excursion to the local wood carving center. Midday arrival at Okarumuti Game Lodge. Dinner included.
Day 6: After breakfast, last preparations for transfer to Airport for your departure.
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