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An exquisite, luxurious experience: Namibia from bird's-eye-view!

Discover Namibia from bird's eye view! Our scenic, fly-in safari takes you for an unforgettable adventure to explore Namibia from an aerial perspective. You can photograph beauty and splendor of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast and Central Highlands. Experience tranquility and ambiance of the luxurious lodges set in spectacular locations. Absolutely thrilling African adventure!

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $7005 - $9578
Includes internal flights: Yes
Length of safari: 11 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Namibia Namibia
Parks visited: Etosha, Namib-Naukluft
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Big five
  • Romantic
  • Night drive
  • Cultural
  • Birding
Tour Highlights: The Namib Desert "Sea of Sand" - world's oldest desert, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list Sossusvlei - highest dunes of the World Dune 45 and scenic Dead Vlei (optional hot-air balloon flight) Namib-Naukluft Park and Kuiseb Riverbed Coastal town-oasis Swakopmund (historical, post-colonial architecture) Marine safari and dolphin cruise from Walvis Bay port to Pelican Point Atlantic coast with world-famous Skeleton Coast Kaokoland and Himba people - visit at the village Epacha Wildlife Sanctuary - game viewing Etosha National Park - Sanctuary of Wildlife (game drives) Erindi - largest, private Game Reserve in Africa (game drives) Windhoek - vibrant capital of Namibia, recognized as the cleanest capital of Africa

11 Days - 10 Nights

Day 1

We welcome you on the African Land, at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Namibia. Directly from the airport, you are comfortably transported to Eros Airport for your private, scenic flight from Windhoek to spectacular Sossusvlei - one of the most amazing and fascinating places on Earth and in Africa, situated in the very heart of the "Sea of Sand". Namib Desert is considered to be the oldest known desert on Earth, with the highest, free-standing, sandy dunes in the World.

Your plane takes you over the surreal, diverse and changing regions: from bare desert-land, to African bush, grassy savannah and sandy dunes - while you experience sheer thrill of huge sandy mountains and magnificent rock formations! Feast for passionate photographers on a unique photographic safari!

Arrival at the luxurious Le Mirage Lodge; time for rest and relaxation before dinner, which is elegantly served at the lodge's restaurant.

Meals: dinner at the lodge situated near world-famous Sossusvlei.

Flight distance: 350 km.

Duration: around 50 min.

Accommodation: for 2 nights at the Le Mirage Lodge****

Day 2

Early morning, desert drive to Sossusvlei, place of the highest dunes of the World, set in the midst of the World's oldest desert. Unique chance for spectacular landscape photography!

Climbing Dune 45, enjoying incredible, scenic vistas and changing scenery of the Namib. Afterwards, 4x4 off-road drive and visit to Deadvlei where dried up acacia stand amidst orange dunes in the surreal landscape. Dead Vlei is considered to be one of the most photogenic and one of the most photographed places in Africa and in the World. Later, visit to Elim Dune and to an interesting rock formation of the Sesriem Canyon.

Optional in the morning: scenic hot-air balloon flight over the dunes.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Distance: 150km (tar, gravel and sand roads).


Day 3

Today's adventure starts early in the morning with a scenic flight from Sossusvlei to coastal town-oasis of Swakompund. Swakopmund is a popular, Namibian resort town. Flight takes you over one of the most stunning places on earth, the Namib-Naukluft Park, while you admire dried up Kuiseb River bed, which impressively holds back the huge, sandy dunes of the desert, seemingly stopped as by the giant, invisible hand. Aircraft flies over the coastal line were dunes directly reach the Atlantic. Arrival in Swakopmund and lodging at the stylish and elegant Hansa Hotel****.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: for 2 nights at Hansa Hotel****.

Flight distance: around 500km

Duration: 1hr. 30 min


Day 4

After breakfast, marine adventure! We will change theme and scenery from the desert to oceanic adventure during fantastic dolphin cruise from the port of Walvis Bay to Pelican Point - colony of fur seals and pink flamingo.  On the way you can observe marine wildlife: whales, dolphins, seals and variety of marine birds. We are on the lookout for mystic and rare Mola Mola fish, inhabiting the coastal waters. Fresh Namibian oysters, light meal and sparkling Champagne served on board! After the cruise, 4 x 4 drive to famous Sandwich Harbour for scenic experience: impressive dunes reaching the ocean creating most spectacular landscape. In the afternoon, time for rest and relaxation at the hotel in Swakopmund.

Meals: breakfast and dinner at the hotel, lunch amidst desert dunes.

Distance: around 250 km

Day 5

In the morning, scenic flight north, over one of the most spectacular regions of Namibia, world-famous Skeleton Coast. Bird's-eye view of the Namib Desert rolling into the Atlantic Ocean. The only place on Earth (Namibian coast) where desert directly meets the ocean.  Arrival at the Opuwo lodge, in the land of ancient, semi-nomadic Himba people. After the flight rest and relaxation at the cozy and stylish safari lodge.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: for 2 nights at the Opuwo Country Lodge*** (the best hotel in that region).

Flight distance : around 400 km

Flight duration: Palmwag (s/o fuel) 1hr 15min Opuwo (o/n) 45min.

Day 6

Ethnic Experience! In the morning, unforgettable meeting with Himba people and visit to the village, learning about their ancient way of life. Unique opportunity to observe exotic culture and customs. Himba people - semi-nomadic tribe inhabiting the Kaokoland region of Namibia, living 'far from civilization'.

The Himba have clung to their traditions and beautiful Himba women are noted for their intricate hairstyles and traditional jewelry. Himba men and women wear few clothes apart from a loin cloth or goat skinned mini-skirt, they rub their bodies with red ochre and fat to protect themselves from the sun that gives their appearance a rich red color. Himba jewelry is made from iron or shell, and due to their intricate designs became very popular amongst tourists.

Visit at the village and close encounter with Himba creates superb opportunity for spectacular ethnic photography! Some of the world's best, ethnic pictures were taken at the Himba villages in Namibia. In the afternoon time for relaxation in the comfort of the country lodge situated on spectacular hills.

Meals: all meals served at the lodge.

Day 7

Today, off to Epacha Game Lodge & Spa, an amazing luxury lodge offering high standard service, located on the unique Epacha Wildlife Sanctuary near world-famous Etosha National Park. This 21,000 hectares large reserve is a home to more than 21 different species of antelopes and you can view Zebra, Giraffe, Kudu, Gemsbok, Steenbok, Sable, Tseesebee, Black Faced Impala, Hartebeest, Wildebeest and Eland! But the biggest attraction of the Epacha is the Black Rhino. (thanks to the Black Rhino Custodian program)

Activities in Epacha: afternoon game drive on the day of arrival.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner in Epacha.

Accommodation: for 2 nights at Epacha Game Lodge****.

Flight distance: around 200km

Flight duration: 55 min.

Day 8

We will spend entire day on safari trails of the Etosha National Park - wildlife sanctuary and hidden gem of Namibia, searching for wildlife, visiting main water-points and waterholes situated around the park.

Etosha, meaning 'a place of dry water' is considered to be one of the most impressive and most frequently visited national parks of Africa; dedicated to protecting wildlife of African bush and savannah. Its beauty and close encounter with nature simply overwhelms visitors!

With the eye of camera we will search for wild animals such as: lion, cheetah, leopard, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hyenas, rhino, variety of antelopes, birds and reptiles inhabiting enormous regions of grassy savannah. Etosha emanates with harmony and balance of nature, vastly untouched by human hand - this fills the visitors with tranquil peace and serenity.  It is a live 'theatre of nature' at its best!

Meals: breakfast, lunch in Etosha National Park, dinner at the restaurant in Epacha.

Day 9

Flight to Erindi - the largest Private Game Reserve in Africa, which offers the widest selection of exciting species, the finest cuisine and luxurious facilities. Erindi, translated as 'a place of water' is a pioneer in conservation programs and eco-management models. Erindi is also a home to over 20,000 animals : from the smallest insect to the largest land mammals, elephants, and a multitude of rare and endangered species.

Activities in Erindi: afternoon game drive on the day of arrival.

Meals: breakfast at Epacha, remaining meals at the restaurant in Erindi.

Accommodation: for 2 nights at Erindi****.

Flight distance: around 200km

Flight duration: 55 min.

Day 10

In the morning game drive and tracking the animals in the bush with assistance of the Erindi guide. Afternoon, time to rest and relax in the ambiance of the luxurious lodge.

Meals: all meals served at Erindi's restaurant.

Day 11

We bid 'bye, bye' to beautiful Erindi and fly south, to Windhoek, capital of Namibia. Arrival at the capital for lunch. In the afternoon, time for relaxation and rest at the luxurious, centrally-located Hilton Hotel in Windhoek.

Accommodation: for 1 night in Windhoek, at the Hilton Hotel****.

Meals: breakfast at Erindi, lunch and dinner at the local restaurants in Windhoek.

Flight distance: around 150 km.

Flight Duration: 31min.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Le Mirage Desert Lodge 4**** near Sossusvlei
  • Hansa Hotel 4**** Swakopmund
  • Opuwo Country Lodge 3*** Opuwo, Kaokoland
  • Epacha Game Lodge 4****
  • Erindi Lodge 4****
  • Hilton Hotel 4**** Windhoek
Cruise to Pelican Point. Namibia
Cruise to Pelican Point. Namibia by Wild Wind Safaris
Himba woman at the village. Namibia
Himba woman at the village. Namibia by Wild Wind Safaris
Elephant talk, Etosha NP.
Elephant talk, Etosha NP. by Wild Wind Safaris
Leopard - silent hunter. Etosha Namibia
Leopard - silent hunter. Etosha Namibia by Wild Wind Safaris
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Dead Vlei - view from Big Mam dune in the heart of Sossusvlei. Namibia by Wild Wind Safaris

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