Day 1 - Travel from Windhoek across the rolling hills of the Khomashochland at an altitude of more than 2000 metres above sea level, down the Gamsberg Pass into the Namib, which is the oldest desert in the world. The landscape varies from rugged mountains and rocky outcrops to sand-filled valleys and endless vistas of plains. After a short rest with lunch packs, proceed through the Namib-Naukluft Park, where, with a bit of luck, one can see ostriches, springbok, oryx and mountain zebras. Then on to the Welwitschia Plain, where the Welwitschia plant, a living fossil, that is only found in the Namib and southern Angola, occurs in large numbers. Drive to the so called “moon valley” – a fascinating
rock formation which is millions of years old. Arrival in Swakopmund at about sunset. Lunch packs en route. Bed/breakfast at Beach Hotel or similar
Day 2 - After breakfast, depart to Walvis Bay for a boat-/catamaran cruise with champagne, fresh oysters and snacks on board. Return to Swakopmund. In the afternoon city tour through Swakopmund and rest of the day at leisure. Bed/breakfast at a hotel/guesthouse or similar
Day 3 - Drive via the tarred road into the interior, pass the Spitzkoppe and proceed to the beautiful Erongo mountain area. In the late afternoon sundowner drive. Dinner/bed/breakfast at a Lodge in the surrounding of the Erongo Mountains
Day 4 - Early morning start for ca. 3 three hours drive in open vehicles on the premises of the lodge. Numerous pre-historic rock-paintings will draw you into the spell of mystic Africa. Afterwards proceed to the Ugab terraces. Dinner/bed/breakfast at a Lodge or Guestfarm
Day 5 - Trip proceeds to the famous Etosha National Park. First game-viewing drive. Dinner/bed/breakfast at a Lodge or Guestfarm
Day 6 - One full day of game-viewing in the Etosha National Park. This national park is one of the major sanctuaries for wildlife in Africa. The area was proclaimed a game reserve as far back as 1907. The size is 22270km² and it consists mainly of bush and grass savanna. This type of landscape
provides excellent opportunities for game-viewing at the numerous waterholes or in the open countryside. The Etosha Pan, which the park is named after, is approximately 6000km² in size. In the language of the Ovambo people, Etosha means “place of dry water”, or “large white place”. Dinner/bed/breakfast at Camp in the Etosha National Park
Day 7 - Enjoy another day in the Park. Dinner/ bed/breakfast at a Camp in the Etosha National Park or similar.
Day 8 - We are leaving Etosha today and proceed in direction Otjiwarongo. En route visit Lake Otjikoto and the Mine Museum. Dinner/bed/breakfast at Lodge or Guestfarm or similar
Day 9 - Early morning game-viewing drive on the premises of the Lodge. Afterwards return to Windhoek
Due to our utmost flexibility we can Tailor-made special interests such as photography, lodge and fly-in safaris. You can expect fast and reliable advise on lodges, guest farms, tailor made and scheduled tours.