8-Day Tour of Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sesriem Dunes

//8-Day Tour of Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sesriem Dunes

8-Day Tour of Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sesriem Dunes

$3,300.00

Minimum 6 guests

Included

  • all transfers
  • all meals
  • all activities listed

Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa costs

 

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Tour cost $3300.00 p/p

Day 1 Arrival in Windhoek

Guests will arrive at Windhoek international airport be met by a guide who will take them to the hotel or lodge for check-in. Depending on the time they will arrive, in most cases the tour will begin the next day as most international flights arrive early morning.

Main Destination: Windhoek

Accommodation:  Arebbusch Travel Lodge

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Windhoek

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 Game drives at Etosha National park

At 7:30 am will drive to Namutoni which is the eastern point to Etosha national park, the activity at Etosha national park will include game drives and game walks where possible depending on the guide’s recommendation.
Mammals that are common to Etosha National Park include the African bush elephant, the southern white rhino, the southwestern black rhino, the African buffalo, the Angolan giraffe, the southwest African lion, the African leopard, the South African cheetah, servals, caracals, African wildcats, black footed cats, black backed jackals, Cape foxes, brown hyenas, spotted hyenas, a variety of mongooses, meerkats, warthogs, zebras, hartebeests, wildebeests, and common elands, among many other species. There is a very large and diverse bird population in Etosha National Park and species include vultures, storks, hornbills, waterfowl, falcons, bustards, herons, owls, and many more. Lunch is served at the lodge the rest of the afternoon guests will do the activities.

Main Destination:  Western Etosha National Park

Best Time to Visit            July to September (Animals come to water)

High Season                    July to November (The park gets crowded)

Best Weather                            May to August (Less hot during the day)

 

Accommodation:

Etosha Village

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Etosha NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3 Brandberg white lady painting and bushman paintings

We will drive from Etosha national park in the after breakfast at 08:00 am, on arrival we will check-in for one night at Brandberg white lady lodge. The activities on our schedule in Brandberg is the tour of the white lady picture, bushman paintings tour and a desert nature drive where we will be able to see wildlife which live in the desert adaptation.

Main Destination:  Brandberg Mountain (Damaraland)

Best Time to Visit            May to September (Animals are easier to see)

High Season                    July to November (Some places can get quite busy)

Best Weather                            May to August (Less hot during the day)

Wildlife in Damaraland

Accommodation:   Brandberg White Lady Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge bordering Damaraland without fences

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 Swakopmund township tour, dolphin cruise and quad biking

We depart Brandberg at 8:00 am after breakfast, after having experienced the Etosha game drives, brandberg white lady tour our main focus will now be on the Sesriem dunes and Swakopmund township tour that we will experience as we continue with our tour. The activities in Swakopmund include township tour, dolphin cruise, quad biking and one hour scenic flight tour over dunes.

Main Destination:  Swakopmund

Accommodation:  Beach Lodge Swakopmund

  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Swakopmund

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5-Day 6 Tour of Dune 45 Dead vlei, Sesriem canyon and sunset tour of Dune Elim

In the morning after breakfast we will depart Swakopmund going to Sesriem the activities to be done include tour of Dune 45, Dead vlei, sesriem canyon and Dune Elim for the sunset tour.

Sesriem is also known for Sesriem Canyon, about 4 km from Sesriem itself, which is the second most important tourist attraction in the area after Sossusvlei. It is a natural canyon carved by the Tsauchab River in the local sedimentary rock, about a kilometre (0.6 mile) long and up to 30 meters (100 feet) deep.

Dune 45 is a star dune in the Sossusvlei area of the Namib Desert in Namibia. Its name comes from the fact that it is at the 45th kilometre of the road that connects the Sesriem gate and Sossusvlei. Standing over 170 m,[1] it is composed of 5-million-year-old sand that is detritus accumulated by the Orange River from the Kalahari Desert and then blown here.

Main Destination:   Sesriem Canyon

Accommodation:  Sossusvlei Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge bordering Namib-Naukluft NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7 Departure from Sesrium to Windhoek city

We will depart Sesrium after breakfast at 08:00 am driving to Windhoek. On arrival we will check-in and lunch will be served at the hotel. Guests will have the rest of the afternoon to tour the city markets or relax and enjoy the ambience at the hotel.

Main Destination:    Windhoek

Accommodation:

Safari Court Hotel

  • Luxury hotel located in or near Windhoek

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8 Departure from Sesrium to Windhoek town Namibia

On this last day all guests will be transferred to the airport for their onward travel. Check-out from the hotel is done at 10 am or earlier depending on your departure time. This will mark the end of the tour.

Main Destination:  Windhoek Airport

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour 

 

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