Classic Namibia - Small Group Tour

​An introduction to Namibia, this is a small group tour that covers the country’s main attractions – Windhoek, magnificent desert landscapes, the Skeleton Coast, Damaraland’s rocky hills and a game safari. The tour operates on selected dates throughout the year, with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 people, and is accompanied by an experienced driver/guide. If preferred, a private tour based on the same itinerary can also be arranged.

Day 1

Evening flight from Heathrow airport.

Day 2

Arrive in Johannesburg and fly onto Windhoek. Transfer to your accommodation then explore the city on a guided tour. 1 night at Villa Violet Guesthouse, or similar (with breakfast).

Day 3

Drive into the red dunes of the Kalahari Desert. 1 night at Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch, or similar (full board).

Days 4-5

Travel further south to the Namib Desert and the famed Sossusvlei Dunes. Head off early the following morning to visit Sossusvlei, a clay pan surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world, and Sesriem Canyon. 2 nights at Desert Quiver Camp, or similar (full board).

Days 6-7

Head north via the Kuiseb Canyon to the coastal town of Swakopmund. Hemmed in by desert and sea, the little Germanic town has a pleasant feel. A dolphin cruise on the Walvis Bay Lagoon is included, with free time to explore Swakopmund. 2 nights at Swakopmund Guest House, or similar (with breakfast).

Days 8-9

Drive north along the Atlantic Coast to the seal colony at Cape Cross, then to see a shipwreck in the southern Skeleton Coast. The route continues to Damaraland, with its impressive rocky landscape. A highlight here is the opportunity to go rhino tracking. 2 nights at Grootberg Lodge, or similar (full board).

Day 10

Drive along the Grootberg Pass to the western side of Etosha National Park for a wilderness experience that is unmatched in terms of privacy and incredible landscapes. 1 night at Hobatere Lodge*, or similar (full board).

Day 11

A full day on safari in Etosha, travelling eastwards through the park. 1 night at Taleni Etosha Village*, or similar (full board). 

* NB: from 10 November 2018 onwards, days 10 and 11 will be in a lodge/camp in south western Etosha area.

Day 12

Into Etosha again for further game viewing activities. 1 night at Mushara Bush Camp, or similar (full board).

Day 13

Return to Windhoek, via Okahandja, an important centre for wood carvers, for a final night in the capital city. 1 night at Villa Violet Guesthouse, or similar.

Day 14

A morning at leisure before your transfer to the airport for the afternoon flight to Johannesburg. Connect with the evening flight to London.

Day 15

Arrive Heathrow airport early morning.

Prices start from £3735 per person (based on 2 sharing)