Thursday, March 10, 2016

Our very famous Namibian Highlights Selfdrive Tour!

Tour Length: 14 days and 13 nights


Day 1 Windhoek to Anib Lodge
Anib Lodge
Arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, collect your rental vehicle and travel towards Windhoek, Namibia’s Capital. From Windhoek you will then travel on the B1 towards Mariental, passing Rehoboth.
On you’re journey you will see the change of scenery from rolling hills to rolling Kalahari dunes. 
Day 2 Anib Lodge – Canyon Lodge

Canon Lodge
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and start your journey onwards towards the Fish River Canyon on the B1 towards Keetmanshoop. If time permits you are able to visit the Quivertree Forest and the Giants Playground. Continue further until you reach the Canon Lodge. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this unique accommodation built amongst the rocks.
Day 3 Canyon Lodge
Canon Lodge
Enjoy the home-style meals offered by the Lodge. Here you have to chance to see the Fish River Canyon in all its glory. Enjoy the activities that are offered, for instance a Scenic Flight, Canyon Drive or Sundown Drive.
Day 4 Canyon Lodge - Nest Hotel
Nest Hotel
After booking out, you travel onwards to Lüderitz the quaint little town with German atmosphere. Here you are able to enjoy seafood platters and explore the Lüderitz Peninsula. Visit the Kolmans Kop ghost town or the Diaz Point.
Day 5 Nest Hotel - Namtib Biosphere

Namtib Biosphere
Early morning wake up. See if you want to go on a boat trip and explore the coastal town from another angle. Travel onwards to the Namtib Lodge & Biosphere, situated in the Tiras Mountains. The fascinating landscape of the farm offers an abundance of breathtaking views and hosts a wealth of fauna and flora.
Day 6 Namtib Biosphere - Sossus Dune Lodge
Sossus Dune Lodge
Travel on the D707 towards Sesriem, enjoying the scenery of the Tiras Mountains and Namib Rand. The first lodge in the Namib-Naukluft Park, is the Sossus Dune Lodge. Built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive ‘afro-village’ style, Sossus Dune Lodge will offer guests an evocative and life changing experience. Situated within the park, guests will benefit from being able to reach Sossusvlei before sunrise, and to stay until after sunset, and on their return after an exhilarating day, to relax in the tranquility and splendor of the Namib Desert, under the spectacular African sky.
Day 7 Sossus Dune Lodge
Sossus Dune Lodge1
Early morning wake up. Today you travel onwards towards Sesriem and the Sossusvlei, en-route visit the Duwiseb Castle and over the Tsaris Pass to Sossus Dune Lodge. Arrive at Sossus Dune Lodge refresh, relax and enjoy the most spectacular views of the Namib Desert in the distance. Go on a Sundowner drive and enjoy the vastness of the Dunes.
Day 8 Sossus Dune Lodge - Swakopmund (Hansa Hotel)

Hansa Hotel
Today you will travel through the Namib Desert, showing you the vastness and desolate part of Namibia. Here you will be aw-inspired by its beauty. You will then be met by the Atlantic Ocean, the coastal towns of Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Feast on the German confectionaries that Swakopmund has to offer as well as stroll through the streets and be amazed by the architecture of old meets new.
Day 9 Hansa Hotel
Hansa Hotel
Swakopmund has a lot to offer regarding activities, visit the Crystal Gallery, Aquarium and Museum. Here you are also given the opportunity to go on a scenic flight where you can then see the Skeleton Coast to the Namib through eagle eyes, un unforgettable experience. If you enjoy adrenalin then the Dune Buggies or Dune Boarding is the thing for you (your consultant will inform you of other activities that are offered).
Day 10 Hansa Hotel
Hansa Hotel
Enjoy your last day in Swakopmund! Wake up early with a hearty breakfast. Take a day trip into the Namib Desert and discover its fragile Ecosystems, take a dolphin cruise or just shop for souvenirs. Or if you wish have a gentile day lounging around the numerous, coffee shops and restaurants.
Day 11 Swakopmund - Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
Enjoy the delectable breakfast that Hansa Hotel has to offer, then make your way onwards to Twyfelfontein/Khorixas area. Here you will have the possibility to travel different routes. Either along the coast, via Karibib, Omaruru and Khorixas or past the Brandberg to Twyfelfontein. Visit the Organ Pipes, Petrified Forest and the White Lady.
Day 12 Twyfelfontein Country Lodge - Etosha (Dolomite Camp)
Dolomite Camp
Next morning after breakfast, travel onwards towards the Etosha National Park. When you have reached the Dolomite Camp, refresh at the pool with a cold beer or enjoy an Afternoon Game Drive.
Day 13 Etosha - Okaukuejo Resort
Okaukuejo
Okaukuejo, located 17km from the southern entrance of the park, was the first, tourist camp to open in the Etosha. Okaukuejo is famous for its flood-lit waterhole, where visitors can observe at close quarters a spectacle of wildlife congregating and interacting. Go on Game Drives, pay a visit to the Museum or just relax at the swimming pool.
Day 14 Etosha - Mushara Lodge
Mushara Lodge
A short drive out of the Von Lindequist Gate of the Etosha Park, over night in an electric blend of African and modern luxury. Spend your day of your tour lounging around the pool or enter the Etosha again and take pictures of the Animals you have missed on the two days past. (+- 20km)
Day 15 Windhoek - Depart

Depending on the flight schedules, scroll through Windhoek and enjoy the architecture of the capital city. Visit the shops and markets. Return the rental vehicle at the International Airport.
Included:


  • All accommodation as mentioned above.
  • All meals as indicated on the initial itinerary
  • 15% VAT (Value Added Tax)
  • Namibian tourism levy of 2%
Excluded:


  • Car rental and the costs that is inclusive to thus.
  • All other meals not mentioned in initial Itinerary
  • All activities.
  • Entrance fees of national parks.
  • Insurance covers
  • Porterages and tips
  • Drinks and personal expenses

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