Ultimate Namibia Safari

7 Days

Explore the vast emptiness of the Namibian deserts on this fly-in safari. Spend a night in Windhoek before flying to Sossusvlei National Park to the breathtaking Namib Desert, where you will traverse massive sand dunes and marvel at the stark beauty of the landscape. Continue onto the remote Skeleton Coast where the desert meets the coastline and experience the beauty of nature at its best.

Activities

  • Game drives to see special desert-adapted wildlife
  • See the desert adapted elephants
  • Explore the endless rich red sand dunes at Sossusvlei
  • See the wreckage and wonder of the Skeleton Coast
  • Gaze up at the stunning star-scape of Namibia at night
  • Visit to the Okonjima Cheetah Conservation Center
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Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1

Safari in Namibia

Welcome to Namibia! Arrive and transfer to Olive Exclusive, set in a peaceful suburb of Windhoek. Enjoy dinner on the terrace with the most magnificent views of the surrounding mountains before bed.

Day 2

Sossusvlei Dune Adventure

After breakfast, start your safari in Namibia by traveling to the Kulala Wilderness Reserve, near the Sossusvlei dunes. Arrive at Little Kulala in time for lunch. This afternoon set out with your guide for an adventure in the dunes, you will have the opportunity to ascent “Big Daddy” or the “Crazy Dune” two of the biggest dunes that surround the iconic white clay pan known as Dead Vlei. Return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Day 3

Hot Air Ballooning Over the Desert Dunes

After your early morning coffee, you will be transferred to the pick up point to take flight above the sand dunes and Namib desert, this is by far one of the most exhilarating experiences, you will witness desert life from above whilst enjoying the most spectacular views, before returning to the ground for a champagne breakfast. Later this afternoon you will depart with your specialist guide to visit Sesriem Canyon a geological phenomenon, walk through the gorge and explore the wonders of your magnificent surroundings. Return to the lodge for a dinner under the African sky.

Day 4

Skeleton Coast – Remote Kaokoveld

Set out from the lodge early for a short nature drive in the reserve to explore the iconic dunes and desert-adapted wildlife, with the chances of seeing springbok, oryx, brown hyena, bat-eared fox, the area is also home to fantastic bird life. Later today you will fly North to the Skeleton Coast where you will be accommodated at the exclusive Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp. This afternoon head out on a guided walk to explore the fauna and flora of this remote area, before heading back to camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

Day 5

Visit to Klein Oase and Auses Springs

Today you will depart on a day trip to a desert oasis. Enjoy a packed lunch on route. Gaze on the most spectacular scenery and watch how wildlife gathers to drink at the oases. Possible sightings include the Hartmann’s zebra, giraffe, desert-adapted elephant and lion. This afternoon you will be given the opportunity to visit a Himba settlement to witness the traditional lifestyle of the nomadic people that live in the region. The research center at the lodge offers insight into the wildlife and area. Enjoy dinner under the stars and a nightcap around a camp fire whilst sharing stories with your fellow travelers.

Day 6

Seal Colonies and Shipwrecks

After your early morning coffee, head off on an excursion to explore the coastline, visiting seal colonies and the shipwreck remains. Enjoy a picnic lunch. Return to camp late afternoon for canapes and sundowners whilst you enjoy your last African sunset.

Day 7

Flight Home

Today you fly to Windhoek for the final moments of your safari in Namibia, before departing on your connecting flight home.

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