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Namibian Discovery

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 17 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Namibia  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 23000 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 23000 South Africa Rand (ZAR)

Day 1: Windhoek, Namibia
On arrival at Windhoek airport you will collect your car and drive to Hochland Nest, a game reserve just outside Windhoek where you will make a stop over for a relaxing night. Windhoek is the capital of Namibia and has a combination of a cosmopolitan and German flair.
Hochland Nest is a mere 40 minutes drive from Windhoek and is the ideal breakaway from the city or for you to start your journey in Namibia. The Lodge is cosy and intimate with friendly staff providing attention to each and every guest. It is a home away from home. The chalets are individually styled and furnished. They have private en-suite bathroom and secluded outdoor deck. Generous spacing between the chalets ensures complete privacy. What makes Hochland Nest so unique is the fact that it is next to the Friedenah Dam, which has water through out the year. In this dry sand-filled country this is truly an amazing site. Almost just as amazing and unique as the experiences of the tour that lies ahead. When arriving at the lodge you will go on a nature drive.

Accommodation: Hochland Nest
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Activities: Nature Drive

Day 2: Otjiwarengo, Namibia
After an early breakfast you will be on your way to Aloe Grove Safari Lodge near Otjiwarongo. Otjiwarongo is neat, prosperous and green. The town has got modern facilities such as banks, shops and restaurants. A quick drive through this town will bring you to your next destination that, as in Otjiwarongo, boasts with modern facilities in the middle of the bush. The atmosphere at the lodge is as phenomenal as the sunrises and sunsets. You can expect international standards. The cuisine and service are of the highest quality At Aloegrove you will be spoilt by beauty and able to savour an unspoilt landscape from the vantage point of a luxury Bungalow.

Accommodation: Aloegrove Safari Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Activities: Lion, Cheetah and Leopard Feeding

Day 3 & 4: Etosha, Namibia
Today you will drive to Onguma Private Nature Reserve where you will spend the nest 2 nights. The Reserve boasts mores than thirty different animal species. You will be staying at the Bush camp’s luxury en-suite, air-conditioned bungalows. Onguma Game Reserve is a beguiling mixture of sophistication and relaxation, of elegance and the earth. In the local Herero language, onguma means, “the place you don’t want to leave.” The lodge blends seamlessly with nature. The Onguma Bush Camp has a freshwater swimming pool and a thatched bar and dining are.

Accommodation: Onguma Bush Camp
Meals: Breakfas
Activities: Morning & Evening Game Drive

Day 5 & 6: Etosha, Namibia
After spending the day in Etosha you will head to Okaukuejo. Okaukuejo is located 17 km from the southern entrance of the park, and famous for its flood-lit waterhole, where visitors can observe at close quarters a spectacle of wildlife congregating and interacting. The unique attraction of this camp is that it overlooks a permanent waterhole that is floodlit at night, giving visitors the opportunity to see some of the shy, nocturnal wildlife. Among the regular visitors are elephants, lion and black rhino. It's a fun place to sit back after dinner with a bottle of wine, watching the water's nocturnal visitors and their interactions.

Accommodation: Okaukuejo
Meals: Breakfast
Activities: Night Drive

Day 7 & 8: Twyfelfontein, Namibia
After breakfast you will leave for Mowani Mountain Lodge. At Mowani you will be spoiled with the excellent service of staff, the luxury en-suite tents and your own beautiful wooden deck overlooking the wonderful Damara Landscape. Mowani Mountain Camp, which is taken from the Swahili word M’wane meaning "place of god", lies in an area of astounding beauty in the heart of Damaraland between the Ugab and Huab rivers. Discreetly built high up amongst massive red granite boulders, the lodge provides unsurpassed views over the vast unspoilt wilderness.

Accommodation: Mowani Mountain Lodge
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Activities: Guided Walks

Day 9 & 10: Swakopmund, Namibia
Today you will visit the town of Swakopmund. The route to Swakopmund is amazing with yellow-shaded sand dunes on one side and the blue Atlantic Ocean on the other. You will overnight at the Strand hotel. The Hotel is in easy walking distance of the city centre and restaurants and pubs.

Accommodation: The Strand Hotel
Meals: Breakfast
Activities: Quad Biking

Day 11 & 12: Sossusvlei, Namibia
Depart the Strand Hotel after breakfast and make your way to the Namib Desert Lodge which sits at the foot of a red sandstone cliff, the 'fossilised' dunes of the protomorphic Namib. Here you will spend the next 2 nights. Situated just 60 km north of Sesriem, the gateway to famous Sossusvlei, and a mere 5 kilometres from the main road, the lodge is an ideal starting point for an excursion to the highest dunes in the world. Among tall trees and palms are 55 rooms en suite, a restaurant and swimming pool, all of which invite you to linger and relax.

Accommodation: Namib Desert Lodge
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Activities: Dune Drive

Day 13: Windhoek, Namibia
After breakfast depart to Hochland Nest near Windhoek for 1 night. The Lodge is cosy and intimate with friendly staff providing attention to each and every guest. It is a home away from home. The chalets are individually styled and furnished. They have private en-suite bathroom and secluded outdoor deck. Generous spacing between the chalets ensures complete privacy. What makes Hochland Nest so unique is the fact that it is next to the Friedenah Dam, which has water through out the year. In this dry sand-filled country this is truly an amazing site. Almost just as amazing and unique as the experiences of the tour that lies ahead. When arriving at the lodge you will go on a nature drive

Accommodation: Hochland Nest
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14: Depart

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Included in the price:

- Return flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek
- Car Rental - Nissan Xtrail
- Accommodation at Lodges, Reserves & hotels
- Game Drives
- Quad Biking
- Dune Drives
- Nature Drive
- Lion, Cheetah & Leopard Feeding

Not included in the price:
- Deposit payable on collection of rental cal (Credit Card),
- Travel insurance,
- Medical insurance,
- Drinks, services of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry, gratuities and curios).
- Park fees

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