6-Day Dunes and Wildlife Accommodated Safari from Windhoek

6-Day Dunes and Wildlife Accommodated Safari from Windhoek

For those with limited time available, this fully accommodated combination of Sossusvlei & Etosha is the perfect choice. Overnight in well located lodges in and near Etosha National Park and outside Namib Naukluft National Park and includes 1 night at Swakopmund in between. You will be able to experience the amazing sand dune sea of the Namib and Sossusvlei region as well as Etosha National Park, renowned as one of the best game reserves in Africa.

Itinerary

Day 1: Afternoon game drive in Etosha National Park

Stop At: Chameleon Safaris, 5 Voigt St North, Windhoek Central, Windhoek 9000 Namibia
Pick up is from 7h15 and pre-departure meeting is at Chameleon Safaris office.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Etosha National Park, Namibia
Arriving at Andresson Gate around 2pm, spend the rest of the afternoon game driving through to our accommodation at Halali.

Accommodation at Halali is in twin share rooms, and we highly recommend spending time at the floodlit waterhole before and after dinner.
Duration: 1 day 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A different dish each night – curries, pasta, braai (BBQ), stirfries etc
Accommodation included: Overnight at Halali RestCamp in twin share rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Day 2: Full day game driving in Etosha National Park

Stop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park Namibia
Morning game drives takes you out into the park searching for predators. A mid morning game drive takes you through to the Etosha Pan where we can see where the park gets it's name.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Okaukuejo waterhole, Etosha National Park Namibia
After a full day game driving, enjoy stop at Okaukuejo where you can stretch your legs, climb the tower, buy a cold drink and use the bathroom.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Etosha Village Parking, JWXJ+33J, Ombika, Namibia
Exit the park just before sunset, driving through to our lodge for the evening, Etosha Village.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Variety of cereals, yoghurt, fruit, cooked breakfast, toast, juice, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A delicious buffet dinner offering a selection of meats, stirfries, salads, soups and desserts.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Etosha Village in twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom

Day 3: Travelling via Damaraland to Swakopmund

Stop At: Zeila Shipwreck, Hentiesbaai Namibia
Today is a long day in the vehicle travelling through rural Namibia. Our journey takes us through Damaraland where we have the chance to meet the Herero, Damara and Himba people. These stops offer the perfect opportunity to support the local people at their small markets, as well as get to know them in their local environment. After a roadside lunch, we continue our journey through the the coast where we make a stop at the Zeila Shipwreck.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Shoprite Swakopmund, Cnr Kaiser Wilhelm & Strasse Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
On arrival in Swakopmund we check in to our accommodation. Enjoy a chance to explore the town on foot before dinner.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Variety of cereals, yoghurt, fruit, cooked breakfast, toast, juice, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel A La Mer in luxury twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom.

Day 4: Swakopmund to Namib Desert

Stop At: Tropic of Capricorn Sign, C14 Road, Solitaire Namibia
This morning after breakfast we can join an optional activity such as the sand boarding which takes us into the coastal dune fields. We will be picked up from our guesthouse/hotel in Swakopmund at 11:15, for a brief pre-departure talk before departing Swakopmund. Afterwards we depart, we travel via Kuiseb Pass and Gaub Pass to continue on to Solitaire and our camp.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Desert Camp, Unnamed Road, Sesriem, Namibia
We arrive at our camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset overlooking the Naukluft Mountain range.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Variety of cereals, yoghurt, fruit, cooked breakfast, toast, juice, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A different dish each night – curries, pasta, braai (BBQ), stirfries etc
Accommodation included: Overnight at Desert Camp in twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom

Day 5: Sossusvlei

Stop At: Deadvlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
We depart at dawn from camp to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering dunes to the 2x4 parking (around 55kms) and take a 4x4 shuttle into the Sossusvlei region. We explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colours.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Big Daddy Dune, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
For those that have plenty of energy, climb up big daddy dune, the highest in the area for spectacular views over the Namib Desert
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
From Deadvlei, we make our way over to Sossusvlei where we explore this vlei before enjoying brunch.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dune 45, 45 kilometers From the Park Entrance Gate, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
As we drive back to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 for photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sesriem Canyon, 4.5km from the entrance gate of the Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
We return to Sesriem and visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, once a source of permanent water for the local wildlife. Climb down into the canyon and appreciate this small but interesting geological formation.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 3 varieties of cereal, yoghurt or bananas, toast with a choice of 3 toppings, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A different dish each night – curries, pasta, braai (BBQ), stirfries etc
Accommodation included: Overnight at Desert Camp in twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom.

Day 6: Return to Windhoek

Stop At: Solitaire Lodge, C14 & C19 Junction - Unit A, Solitaire, Namibia
Early morning breakfast before heading to Solitaire where we jump onto an open vehicle and visit the local conservation project. Here they have a number of cheetah that are unable to be released for different reasons. This 1 hour activity allows us the chance to learn all about cheetah, the work done by local conservation projects, and get some incredible photos of the worlds fastest land mammal.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 3 varieties of cereal, yoghurt or bananas, toast with a choice of 3 toppings, tea/coffee
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 6 Days
Start location: Chameleon Backpackers, Voight Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Traveler pickup is offered
We recommend pre-safari accommodation at Chameleon Backpackers where this tour begins.


Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Included

  • 5x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • 5 nights accommodation as per itinerary - twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom
  • 1 full day & 1 afternoon game drive
  • 1hr Himba Village experience
  • 1 day exploring Sossusvlei region including Sesriem Canyon
  • 1hr cheetah experience
  • Professional English speaking driver & guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off within Windhoek city limits
  • Transport in custom built air-conditioned safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • Tap water
  • Entry/Admission - Etosha National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Etosha Pan
  • Entry/Admission - Okaukuejo waterhole
  • Entry/Admission - Etosha Village Parking
  • Entry/Admission - Desert Camp
  • Entry/Admission - Deadvlei
  • Entry/Admission - Big Daddy Dune
  • Entry/Admission - Sossusvlei
  • Entry/Admission - Dune 45
  • Entry/Admission - Sesriem Canyon
  • Entry/Admission - Solitaire Lodge

Not Included

  • Drinks, including mineral water, soft drinks, alcohol
  • Snacks
  • Gratuities
  • Optional activities
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Airport transfers

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