Go far beyond the reach of civilisation on this exclusive 9-day safari to north-west Namibia.
Take in the dramatic landscapes of Damaraland and the Kaokoveld, as well as excellent Big Five game viewing.
Highlights of this journey include tracking desert-adapted elephant and rhino on guided game drives. You will also experience authentic African culture, view mountain rock art galleries, and encounter wildlife up close in the Etosha National Park.
Wrapped in luxury, this adventure comes standard with only the best accommodation. As each thrilling day comes to a close, your authentic desert experience continues in the safari-chic tents, open-sided bedrooms and infinity pools of each luxury oasis.
Complemented by sophisticated “bush dining,” interactive nature walks and open-vehicle game drives, this is a classic safari experience in evocative locations: Namibia at her most scenic.
2 nights in Etosha National Park
Your Namibia wildlife safari kicks off with a sundowner drive into the Onguma Reserve, seeking out plains game, more than 300 bird species and even four of the famous Big Five.
Overlooking the Etosha Pan (the “place of dry water”), the Onguma Reserve is the ideal base from which to explore the Etosha National Park on a guided game drive or interpretive bush walk. Your luxury accommodation at Onguma Tented Camp lends itself to long lazy afternoons in the rim flow pool, watching the animals go by.
An atmosphere of elegant dining prevails, complimented by the daily activities taking place around the watering hole, approximately 60m away.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Onguma Tented Camp
Onguma Tented Camp is a beguiling mixture of sophistication and relaxation, of elegance and the earth. It’s the ultimate in safari chic with a stunning main building and seven tents providing private, exclusive accommodation.
2 nights in the Kaokoveld
Your journey continues to the Kaokoveld, one of the most pristine regions in Namibia.
Following a bush lunch in the wild, you’ll spend the afternoon tracking desert-adapted elephant and rhino on a guided game drive. In the evening, indulge in elegant Italian-Namibian fusion cuisine.
Allow flickering candlelight to lure you to an elegant dinner table where Italian passion meets local flavours.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Okahirongo Elephant Camp
An oasis of luxury in the oldest desert in the World, you’ll enjoy access to an infinity pool, dining rooms, a library, chill out lounges, sun deck, stunning views, top quality service, and fine food and cocktails.
2 nights in Damaraland
The mountainous region of Damaraland is home to an assortment of desert-adapted wildlife such as elephant, rhino, zebra and lion.
Not-to-be-missed attractions include the picturesque Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain and the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein, which are considered to be some of the best-preserved etchings on the continent. Near Twyfelfontein lie the stunning Organ Pipes, fascinating geological formations over 150 million years old.
After a rewarding day of game viewing, order a refreshing drink and admire the breathtaking views of the Damaraland landscape from a natural rock pool before sitting down for an al fresco dinner.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Mowani Mountain Camp
A sanctuary in the heat, dust and stunning landscapes of Damaraland, Mowani Mountain Camp lies hidden amongst towering boulders. Unwind in the camp’s luxurious suites, which come complete with butler service, al fresco bathroom, sitting room, and dining and bar area.
2 nights in Namibrand Nature Reserve
The last leg of your journey takes you via the coastal town of Swakopmund to the NamibRand Nature Reserve, a vast privately owned reserve bordering the Namib Naukluft Park.
Explore the remarkable diversity of landscapes on an afternoon drive before settling into your luxury accommodation at Wolwedans Dune Lodge. A highlight to look forward to is soaring over this ancient desert in a hot air balloon. Admire the stark beauty of the Namib from above before celebrating the experience with a champagne breakfast at the landing spot.
Innovative, wholesome and sophisticated “bush cuisine” prepared lovingly with homegrown organic fresh produce, all meals at Wolwedans are a lavish but unpretentious affair.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
Perched on top of a dune plateau, Dunes Lodge rewards you with panoramic vistas of the desert in all directions.
Scheduled flight from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to Windhoek
Meet and greet at Windhoek International Airport followed by short road transfer to Windhoek Eros Airport
Small charter flight from Windhoek Eros Airport to Mokuti Airstrip
Return transfer from Mokuti Airstrip to Onguma Tented Camp
2 nights Onguma Tented Camp on a fully-inclusive basis (includes all meals, select drinks and safari activities)
Small charter flight from Mokuti Airstrip to Kaokoland airstrip
Return transfer from Kaokoland airstrip to Okahirongo Elephant Lodge
2 nights Okahirongo Elephant Lodge on a fully-inclusive basis (includes all meals, select drink and safari desert activities)
Small charter flight from Kaokoland airstrip to Damaraland airstrip
Return transfer from Damaraland airstrip to Mowani Mountain Camp
2 nights Mowani Mountain Camp on a full board basis (includes all meals, select drinks and safari activities)
Small charter flight from Damaraland airstrip to Swakopmund
Lunch in Swakopmund
Small charter flight from Swakopmund to NamibRand Nature Reserve airstrip
Return transfer from NamibRand airstrip to Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
2 nights Wolwedans Dunes Lodge on a fully-inclusive basis (includes all meals, select drinks, select safari activities)
Small charter flight from NamibRand Nature Reserve to Windhoek
Scheduled flight from Windhoek to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
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