(Tour Code NP)

Private departures are possible, subject to vehicle and guide availability.

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DAY 1:

Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako (Windhoek) Airport you will be met and transferred to the Hotel Heinitzburg - an enchanting castle hotel combining 19th century charm with modern luxuries.

DAY 2 & 3:

Travel to Mushara Lodge situated only 8 kilometers from the Von Lindequist Gate on the eastern outskirts of Etosha National Park - 22 270 square kilometers of wilderness ranging from dense bush to barren plains. Spend your days visiting the numerous water-holes and subterranean springs at the Etosha Pan - known s the place of dry water. You’ll find a diversity of animals including springbok, zebra, gnu, giraffe, kudu and elephant. Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the camps before returning to Mushara Lodge.
DAY 4:
Spend the day game viewing in the Park on the way to Ongava - situated on the southwestern border of the Park, near the Andersson Gate. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 5 & 6:

Continue to the Etendeka Concession - 45 000 hectares of rocky semi-desert situated in the foothills of the Grootberg in the heart of Damaraland. This is home to the black rhino, desert adapted elephants, Hartmann’s Mountain zebra, oryx, giraffe and several endemic bird species. Accommodation is at Etendeka Mountain Camp in shaded safari tents with en-suite facilities. Enjoy guided nature walks, game drives in an open landrover, spectacular sunsets from the escarpment and star gazing. The allure of Etendeka is its relaxed atmosphere, wide open spaces and pristine wilderness.
DAY 7:
Enter the southern reaches of Damaraland between the Huab and Ugab Rivers, where you will spend an overnight in luxury tents at Mowani Mountain Camp, nestled amongst massive red granite boulders. Named from the Swahili word M’wane, “Place of God”, the camp provides unsurpassed views over the vast wilderness comprising a unique variety of desert flora and fauna, fascinating geological formations and archeological sites. After lunch, visit Twyfelfontein, famous for its wealth of rock engravings and paintings, the Organ Pipes, a geological curiosity of perpendicular dolomite pillars roughly 100 meters long and up to 5 meters in height. Then a visit to the Burnt Mountain (Verbrandeberg) before returning to camp for sundowners and an excellent three-course dinner in front of an open fire.
DAY 8:
Travel in a southerly direction via the mining town of Uis to Cape Cross - home to more than 80 000 Cape Fur seals. It is here that Portuguese seafarer Diego Cao became the first European to set foot on Namibian soil in 1486. Enjoy an overnight stay at the 4-Star Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre.
DAY 9 & 10:
Namib Desert
Continue via the Kuiseb to Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge, situated in the heart of the Namib Desert in the NamibRand Nature Reserve - one of the largest in Africa comprising 180 000 hectares of wilderness. NamibRand is renowned for its captivating beauty and diverse landscape, which changes from gravel plains to undulating dune seas, rugged canyons with towering walls of volcanic rock and distant mountain ranges. During your stay at Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge in luxury air-conditioned desert villas, you will visit the world’s highest dunes at Sossusvlei. Explore the environment's desert-adapted flora and fauna on guided nature walks and hiking trails, and experience the dunes on All Terrain vehicles with an experienced guide. At night, discover the magnificence of the desert sky from the lodge’s sophisticated observatory.
DAY 11:
Safari Terminates
After a leisurely breakfast you will return to Windhoek where your safari terminates in the late afternoon.