Sossusvlei –  Twyfelfontein – Etosha

Region - Africa - Namibia

The nine day/eight night itinerary travels to the red dunes of Sossusvlei, to the desert animals of Damaraland, to the wildlife of Etosha National Park.

You’ll enjoy two nights at Kulala Desert Lodge situated so close the dunes you’ll be the first in the park in the early morning. Next you’ll fly to Damaraland near the Skeleton Coast. Your stay here is for three nights giving you time to track desert elephant and rhinoceros. The final stop is Etosha National Park. This amazing wilderness is host to many animals and its easy to spot them around the waterholes.

Starting and ending in Windhoek, all the intercamp transfers are by small plane charters.

Namibia is a unique country with a landscape unlike any other country in Africa, and its not hard to imagine you’re on the moon at times!

Expedition Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive at Hosea Kutako International Airport (Windhoek). Connect to the scheduled air charter flight to Geluk Airstrip near Sossusvlei Dunes. You’ll be met on arrival at the airstrip and transferred to Kulala Desert Lodge. Check-in for two nights on a fully inclusive basis.

Day 2:

As the sun comes up the dunes turn a stunning red colour in the early morning light. For this reason you’ll wake-up in the dark to ensure you’re in situ for the sunrise.  Aftewards walk around Dead Vlei and maybe climb Big Daddy, one of the biggest dunes in the world. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive around the private wilderness reserve.

Day 3:

Today you’ll fly to Damaraland via Swakopmund with a bird’s eye view of the desert landscape all along the way. Transfer to Damaraland Camp. This is one of the best wilderness areas of Namibia. Here you’ll be able to see the stately desert elephants amongst other desert adapted species including giraffe.

The camp and conservancy is a partnership with the local Torra community, one of the most successful in southern Africa.

Check-in for three nights on a fully inclusive basis including game drives and walks.

Tip: You could add-on a couple of nights in Swakopmund as an optional extra

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Day 6:

Depart from Damaraland Camp and connect to your scheduled air transfer to Etosha. Transfer by road to Little Ongava Camp, game viewing en route.

The camp has just three suites and is perched on top of a crest with spectacular views across the landscape. A waterhole in front of camp provides day long animal activity, and great opportunities for photographs. A number of hides are situated at other waterholes are available for guest use.

You’ll check-in for three nights on a fully inclusive basis. 

Day 7 and 8:

The private Ongava Concession shares a common boundary with Etosha National Park. The wilderness is one of the best places in Namibia to see wildlife. Renowned for its groundbreaking research and exceptional conservation. The open plains have salt pans dotted through the landscape. There is prolific wildlife, including excellent rhino populations. The lodge itself is very comfortable and made completely from local materials.

Spend your days game driving, tracking rhino, walking, visiting hides and night drives. You will also game drive into Etosha National Park during your time here.

Day 9:

Transfer to the airstrip and connect to your scheduled air transfer to Windhoek and the end of your safari.

Tip: Add-on a few nights in Cape Town before you head home.

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