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18 DAY NAMIBIAN DIVERSITY: Wildlife/Scenery/Cultures

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Thinus Blaauw

Criss Cross Namibia Safaris

CrissCross Namibia specialize in tailor made itineraries. Luxury or Mid ranch lodges to suit budgets

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18 DAY NAMIBIAN DIVERSITY: Wildlife/Scenery/Cultures

A great trip which spend about 6 days of Wildlife viewing in different private and National Parks, beautiful scenery of mountains and rivers in Damaraland with Desert Elephants, the skeleton coast and Swakopmund/Walvis Bay, offering numerous activities i.e: boat trips, dune drives, scenic flights and more. Visit the Namib Desert dunes at Sossusvlei with some of the highest dunes in the world and Windhoek with its rich history from German colonial times.

DAY 1

Windhoek City

Arrive and be met at airport. Transfer to Windhoek hotel. Afternoon City tour with guide. Dinner and overnight

Hotel Safari Court: 1 night
DAY 2

ERINDI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Do two activities: Morning and afternoon: Game drives for wildlife viewing. Visit a Bushmen village near the lodge (Optional and for your own account.)

4 star lodge: Luxury chalet.
DAY 3

ERINDI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Do early morning and afternoon game drives in open sided 4x4 vehicles for wildlife viewing. Visit a Bushmen village near the lodge: Optional. Relax and enjoy wildlife coming to drink water at the waterholes around the lodge for great photos of many species of wildlife and birds.

Old Traders Lodge: Luxury
DAY 4

ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Depart via Otjiwarongo to CCF (Cheetah Conservation Ranch) to arrive before noon. Lunch, visit the information centre to see a video about Cheetah conservation in Namibia and CCF project and attend the Cheetah Feeding. Go on open sided 4x4 vehicle into camps to see more Cheetah for great pictures. Depart to Otjiwarongo to check in at the lodge. Dinner and overnight. Read more

Okaukeujo Lodge: Bush Chalet
DAY 5

ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Spend the entire day in Etosha N.P. Travel in different directions, visiting many different waterholes and Halali Lodge for lunch. Return to Okaukeujo before sunset. Dinner and overnight

Okaukeujo Lodge: Bush Chalet
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DAY 6

ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Spend the entire day in the park. Travel to different waterholes and visit Camp Halali for lunch. Return to your lodge before sunset. Dinner and overnight. Spend time at the waterhole next to the camp for wildlife viewing during the evening/night, where hundreds of animals come to drink.

Okaukeujo Lodge: Bush Chalet
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DAY 7

OPUWO KAOKOLAND

Depart via the park for about 200 km and drive to Opuwo - Kaokoland. Arrive early afternoon to check in at your lodge. Visit Himba villages during the afternoon to meet these people who still live their traditional way. Take as many photos as you wish while their culture is explained to you by a local guide who understand the language. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Read more

Opuwo Country Hotel: Luxury
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DAY 8

DAMARALAND

Depart via Kaokoland and visit Sesfontein Fort Lodge - dating back to German Colonial times. Visit Palmwag lodge for refreshments and arrive at Twyfelfontein Country lodge during the afternoon. Check in, relax, dinner and overnight.

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge:
DAY 9

DAMARALAND

Today you will do the following: Visit world heritage site: "Bushmen rock engravings": Burnt mountain: Organ Pipes rocks: Damara Living Museum and do an off-road excursion into the Huab valley to see the Desert Elephants and other wildlife as well as villages of local people in this area.

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
DAY 10

WEST COAST: SWAKOPMUND

Depart via Uis to Henties Bay at the coast and enjoy lunch. Visit a Shipwreck and arrive in Swakopmund early afternoon. Visit the street markets for handmade articles and shopping malls. Dinner at one of the famous seafood restaurants.

Strand Hotel: 4 star luxury
DAY 11

SWAKOPMUND

Today is activity day and you have a choice of the following: Boat cruise: 3 hours at Walvis Bay to see Dolphins, Seals and many bird species; 4x4 excursion - morning or afternoon or whole day to Sandwich Harbor, Quad bike tours into the dunes, Kayaking, Sand boarding and more. Your guide will assist you with all bookings. Read more

Strand Hotel: 4 star luxury
DAY 12

NAMIB DESERT: SOSSUSVLEI DUN

Depart via Walvis Bay. Visit the Kuiseb Canyon, Valley of thousand hills, Gaub river valley and enjoy lunch at Solitaire Lodge. Depart to your lodge at the foot of the petrified dunes and check in. A waterhole next to the lodge attracts lots of Oryx (Gemsbok) and other wildlife. Do a short walk to the petrified dunes. Dinner and overnight. (An afternoon sunset drive in open sided 4x4 vehicles can be done - optional) Read more

Namib Desert Lodge
DAY 13

NAMIB DESERT

Depart early morning to Sesriem to enter Namib Naukluft Park at Sesriem and drive through the Tsauchab river to Sossusvlei. Visit Dune 45 and make several stops for great photos of the dunes. Do a short walking trail to the Dead Vlei and climb surrounding dunes and Big Daddy dune. Visit Sossusvlei where the river ends in the dunes. Return to your lodge inside the park to check in for lunch. Relax and visit the Sesriem Canyons during the afternoon where you do a short walk into the Canyon for great pictures. Dinner and overnight Read more

Sossusvlei Lodge
DAY 14

FISH RIVER CANYON

Depart to Fish river Canyon lodge to arrive during the afternoon. Make several stops at Betta, Helmeringhausen and Seeheim. Check in at the lodge. Relax and do a late afternoon sundowner drive in the area. Dinner and overnight.

Canyon Lodge 4 star luxury
DAY 15

FISH RIVER CANYON

Depart after breakfast to the Canyon. Spend the day at the Canyon and visit different viewpoints for great pictures. Return to the lodge early afternoon to relax. Dinner and overnight

Canyon Lodge
DAY 16

KALAHARI DESERT

Depart via Keetmanshoop and Mariental to the Kalahari. Arrive early afternoon. Do the sundowner/Cheetah feeding drive into the dunes and return for dinner.

Bagatelle Loge: 4 star luxur
DAY 17

WINDHOEK OKAPUKA PRIVATE GAM

Do an early morning walk with the Bushmen. Learn about their culture, hunting skills, food collection in the bush ect. Depart to Windhoek to arrive by noon. Drive to your lodge and check in. Do a late afternoon game drive on open sided 4x4 vehicles to see many species of wildlife. Dinner and overnight o an early morning walk with the Bushmen. Learn about their culture, hunting skills, food collection in the bush ect. Depart to Windhoek to arrive by noon. Drive to your lodge and check in. Do a late afternoon game drive on open sided 4x4 vehicles to see many species of wildlife. Dinner and overnight Read more

Okapuka Lodge
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DAY 18

DEPART

Travel to the airport for departure after a short visit to Windhoek City

Depart from Hosea Kutako air

ACCOMMODATIONS

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • All activities offered by lodges/hotels/parks which are not part of the price quoted

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