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Luxury Safari

Namibia luxury safari holiday

Highlights

  • Etosha National Park
  • Damaraland Elephant Safari
  • Catamaran Dolphin Cruise
  • The Sights of Sossusvlei
  • The Kalahari Desert

Price is from £7,175 pp

Explore Namibia at your own pace and have an unforgettable experience. The oldest desert in the world, the highest dunes in the world, one of the world’s ancient plants, one of the world’s largest game reserves, Etosha National park. Etosha is the gem of Namibia so take your time driving through this stunning reserve, you never know what you will see. All these and much more make up Namibia, the last true wilderness of Africa.

The beauty of a self drive is that you can stop when you want to and not be confined to times and the opportunities to stop in Namibia are numerous, in fact too many! There are some sights and sounds that others would not even dream to experience, but you can with a luxury self drive. Have the holiday of a life time, treat yourself to the cream of Namibia and make memories of a life time.

Make sure you take lots of photos to make your friends envious!

At a Glance

  • Price is from £7,175 pp based on twin share
  • Group size is 2 people on a self drive
  • Duration is 13 nights in country and 2 nights of air travel
  • Accommodation is luxury and exclusive
  • Weather has a temperature range of 12 – 26 C, depending on the time of year
  • Price includes flights, accommodation, breakfast and dinner, car hire for self drive, safaris in Okonjima and back up service.

Itinerary

Day 1: Olive Grove – luxury in Swakopmund
Swakopmund Namibia safari accommodation luxuryOlive Grove is a small and upmarket establishment situated close to the Windhoek city centre in a quiet, peaceful area. Relax by the pool after your flight.

Accommodation: the rooms are furnished and fitted in a simplistic, but stylish fashion. The overall feeling is one of comfort and coolness, with all the facilities and added touches aimed at ensuring guests have an enjoyable and pleasurable stay. The ideal start to your holiday in Namibia.

Days 2 – 3: Sossusvlei Lodge – the spectacular dunes
Namibia safari luxury accommodationSituated adjacent to the oldest desert in the world, Sossusvlei Lodge is a luxurious retreat in this premier tourist attraction area in Namibia. Shaded by camel thorn trees, the Lodge blends in perfectly with the spectacular desert surrounds. Explore the spectacular scenery of world famous Sossusvlei.

Accommodation: individual luxurious accommodation which are uniquely designed to blend in with the natural surrounding environment. Each unit has its own patio from where magnificent views can be enjoyed and gives guests a distinctive sense of being close to nature.

Days: 4 – 5: Villa Margherita, explore Swakopmund
Namibia safari holiday luxury accommodationVilla Margherita, The Charming House, is a fabulous retreat in the heart of Swakopmund. It has easy access to the town and its restaurants and is a great place to explore the coastline and desert by plane, 4×4 or even by catamaran. The coast is spectacular any way that you decide to see it.

Accommodation: delightful en-suites with incredible attention to detail and with a fusion of contemporary charm and historic colonial building, this is the ideal palce to stay in Swakopmund.

Days 6 – 7: Desert Rhino Camp – track black rhino
Namibia safari holiday luxury safari accommodationDesert Rhino Camp is situated in the 1-million-acre private Palmwag Reserve in northwest Namibia – few places on the planet can offer this level of privacy and wilderness experience. The camp is run in conjunction with the Save the Rhino Fund  giving you an incredible opportunity to learn and understand a little more about these highly endangered creatures. Spending time with the trackers is an incredible experience.

Accommodation: luxury tents with en-suite facilities giving guests peace and tranquility. The tented dining room offers uninterrupted views of the desert and mountains. Welwitschia (ancient desert adapted plants) dot the plain in front of the camp.

Days 8 – 9: Mowani Mountain Camp – delights of Damaraland
Namibia safari holiday luxury accommodationMowani Mountain Camp is situated within the Twyfelfontein Conservancy in the Damaraland area. Damaraland is renowned for its geology, unusual rock formations, rock paintings, and rare desert-adapted flora and fauna. Activities include elephant nature drives and visits to the rock engraving and other unusual geological formations.

Accommodation: very spacious tented rooms which emphasise the peace and quiet of the camp. The thatch buildings and luxury tented rooms merge perfectly with the environment. 

Days 10 -11: Ongava Lodge – luxury at Etosha
Namibia safari holiday Etosha accommodationPerched on the top of a small rocky outcro, overlooking the plains below, Ongava Lodge was the original ‘luxury game lodge’ near Etosha. It stands on the private Ongava Game Reserve which borders the southern side of Etosha National Park. Ongava has resident white and black rhino, giving you the unique opportunity to see both of these charismatic species as well expert tours into Etosha.

Accommodation: attractively built brick, rock and thatch chalets which overlook the African bush. Each air-conditioned room has glass-fronted doors leading out to a private, covered veranda overlooking the plains.  Pure luxury.

Day 12 – 13: Okonjima Plains Camp – walk with cheetah
Namibia safari holiday luxury accommodationNestled among the Omboroko Mountains lies Okonjima – a Herero name meaning Place of the Baboons. This is much more than just a lodge. Okonjima is also home to The Africat Foundation. Activities include trips to track leopard, cheetah and also wild dog. A unique experience and wonderful memories.

Accommodation: luxurious rooms that look over the spectacular, natural veldt. The rooms are quirkily modern with lots of unusual features yet weirdly blend into the environment.  A wonderful two nights in the bush.

 

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