This is a 7days/6 night’s tour taking you to Namibia with 1night at Mariental Kalahari, 2 Night Sossusvlei, 2 nights Swakopmund and 1 night Windhoek.
Today your Namibian Adventure Begins! Upon arrival at Windhoek International Airport, you are met by our representative. Our representative will brief you on your adventure ahead before assisting you to the Europe car Depot to collect your rental vehicle. Once you have collected your vehicle, you depart Windhoek International Airport and make your way south about 234 kms taking about 2.5 hrs. to your lodge in the Mariental Kalahari Region.
Arriving at your lodge in the late afternoon, you enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure. You may decide time at leisure, or you may wish to enjoy an Afternoon Sundowner drive through the Intu-Afrika Game Reserve. Dinner is served in the evening before retiring to your room.
Once you have enjoyed breakfast, you may decide to enjoy a morning game drive or bushman walk before you depart the Kalahari region and make your way West to the Sesriem Region which is about 373 ks taking about 4.5 hrs drive. You will visit the unique Sand Dunes in the Sossusvlei Namib Desert.
Enjoy stops en-route before arriving at your lodge located at the entrance of the Namib Naukluft Park. Arriving at your lodge, you have time to settle in before exploring the lodge region or enjoying time at leisure in your room.
The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are often referred to as the highest dunes in the world. Situated in the largest conservation area in Africa (the Namib-Naukluft National Park), Sossusvlei is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known attraction. Characterized by the large red dunes that surround it, Sossusvlei is a large, white, salt and clay pan and is a great destination all year round. The dunes in this area are some of the highest in the world, reaching almost 400 meters, and provide photographic enthusiasts with wonderful images in the beautiful morning and evening light.
Sossusvlei literally translates to “dead-end marsh”, as it is the place where the dunes come together preventing the Tsauchab River to flow any further, some 60km east of the Atlantic Ocean. However, due to the dry conditions in the Namib Desert the River seldom flows this far and the pan remain bone-dry most years. During an exceptional rainy season the Tsauchab fills the pan, drawing visitors from all over the world to witness this spectacular site.
Photographic enthusiasts are spoilt with a glassy “lake” holding reflections of the surrounding dunes. When the pan fills it can hold water for as long as a year. Despite the harsh desert conditions in the area, one can find a wide variety of plants and animals that have adapted to survive.
Once you have enjoyed a leisurely breakfast overlooking the Namib Desert, you depart the Sossusvlei Lodge and make your way north to the coastal town of Swakopmund. Enjoy a scenic drive to your Luxury hotel located on in this historical town.
Arriving at your hotel in the late afternoon, you are met and assisted to your Luxury Suite for your two night stay. Enjoy an afternoon and evening exploring this historical town or enjoying refreshments overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Swakopmund has always been the jewel of Namibia's coastline, and has built a reputation as adrenaline-filled destination, sure to satisfy travelers’ every whim. The Namib dunes surrounding Swakopmund are some of the highest in the world. Palm-lined streets, seaside promenades, fine accommodation, a pleasant summer climate and decent beaches.
Welcome to Swakopmund! For those interested in adventure activities Swakopmund offers sandboarding, quad biking, dune carting, parachuting, hot air ballooning, shark fishing, deep sea fishing and beach angling to name but a few. For the more sedentary there are restaurants, cafes, art galleries, the Swakopmund Museum, a snake park and aquarium. The architecture and general feeling of Swakopmund is laid back. This town has the ambiance associated with a small German village, and the town seems to be stuck in time.
This morning you bid farewell to this coastal town and make your way north to your Guesthouse in Namibia’s Capital, Windhoek which is about 360 kms taking about 3.5 hours. You settle in for the evening and enjoy time at leisure.
Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, is located in a basin between the Khomas Highland, Auas and Eros Mountains. It is 1,680m above sea level, 650km north of the Orange River and 360km from the Atlantic seaboard. Whether due to pure luck or a brilliant stroke of Germanic planning, the city is situated in almost the countries epicenter. This location has obvious benefits when it comes to governing a country the size of Namibia, and also makes it the ideal place to start and plan any Namibian travel.
Today you make your way to Windhoek International Airport, leaving your Guest House behind after a leisurely breakfast for a 30 minutes drive about 44 kms arriving at Windhoek International Airport. You will hand over your rental vehicle and make your way to the International Departures Terminal for your flight home.
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