Get 2014 off to a cracking start with an exhilarating exploration through Namibia’s pristine wilderness. Space, sunshine and spectacular scenery; the perfect antidote to those post Christmas blues.
Explore Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Damaraland, Etosha and Naukluft on a 13 day self drive.
From £2,860 per person based on two people sharing. Includes international flights from London Heathrow (subject to availability), six nights in lodges and six nights camping and a fully equipped Safari Drive Land Rover for the duration of your trip.
Valid for travel 15th January – 28th February 2014
Call 01488 71140 for more information and to book.
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Day 1 - Guesthouse, Windhoek
Upon arrival you will be transferred to a lovely guesthouse for the night. Today you will be briefed on your vehicle.
Day 2: Camping, Guest Farm near Solitaire
Drive south from Windhoek towards Solitaire you will stay at a small guest farm which has private campsites, you will be made very welcome and can explore the area by foot as there are lots of walking trails.
Day 3: Camping, Sossusvlei
Drive to Sossusvlei and camp by the huge and spectacular dunes of Sossuvlei. Get up really early and walk to the top of the dunes to see the sunrise - just spectacular.
Day 4 & 5: Lodge, Swakopmund
Arrive at great lodge near the beach in Swakopmund. Boat out into the bay to see penguins, dolphins and seals or go quad biking in the dunes or deep sea fishing.
Day 6 - Camping, Spitzkoppe
Drive to a stunning area of imposing granite rock formations set in vast plains called Spitzkoppe. Here you can walk and climb among the boulders looking out for impressively old bushmen rock paintings.
Days 7 & 8: Camping, Damaraland
Make your way to a campsite set on an ancient elephant migration route. Nearby are unusual rock formations and some newly discovered Bushman paintings. Individual ablution facilities balanced on stilts and hidden in treetops and great barbeque areas make this a lovely stop.
Days 9 & 10: Lodge, Etosha
Drive to Etosha, here you will stay in a lovely new lodge built on a rocky outcrop overlooking some beautiful plains on the western edge of the park. Your chalet has a private viewing deck and guided game drives are available giving exclusive access to game in the western area of the park.
Day 11: Camping, Etosha National Park
This morning you continue through Etosha to the smallest and most remote of the rest camps. This less touristy floodlit waterhole is regularly visited by a large variety of game including black rhino. The camp is shaded by mopane trees and offers excellent facilities including a shop, swimming pool and restaurant.
Day 12: Camping, Etosha National Park
Next you will move to Onguma Reserve, just 10 minutes from Etosha National Park Gate, here you will camp in one of 6 private sites. There is a lovely pool here making this the perfect retreat after a long day game viewing.
Day 13: Camping, Waterberg Plateau
Head on to Waterberg Plateau, an imposing, red, rocky outcrop set among the plains of the National Park. A fabulous camping location.
Day 14: Depart Windhoek
Return to Windhoek where you leave your Land Rover at our base before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.