Best of Namibia Private Tour

Theme: Walking, Culinary, Nature, Extreme/adventure, Desert, History, Architecture, Animals, Culture/Tradition, Photography

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You will discover

  • Chobe National Park
  • Etosha National Park
  • Khomas Region
  • Livingstone
  • Mudumo National Park
  • Namibia
  • Okavango Delta
  • Rundu
  • Sossusvlei
  • Southern Province
  • Swakopmund
  • Windhoek
  • Zambia
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  • Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia

  • 1

    Sossusvlei

    4h

  • 2

    Swakopmund

    2h

  • 3

    Etosha National Park

    6h

  • 4

    Rundu

    1h 30m

  • 5

    Okavango Delta

    3h

  • 6

    Mudumo National Park

    3h

  • 7

    Chobe National Park

    3h

  • Livingstone, Southern Province, Zambia

Schedule

Day 1
Arrive in Windhoek

Distance: 40 km

Approximate travel time: 30 min

Meals included: D

Accommodation:  Hotel

Arriving at Hosea Kutako international airport you will be met by me and transferred to your hotel. Depending on you we could opt for going out for dinner or having dinner at our accommodation. This evening we will have a briefing about the whole tour in detail.

Day 2
Arrive in Sossusvlei

Distance: 265 km

Approximate travel time: 4h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Namib desert lodge (depending availability)

After breakfast we depart for the oldest desert in the world. Our accommodation is about 60km from Sesriem and 130km from the dead vlei and Sossusvlei. We arrive at Dune star camp and settle in around lunch time. This afternoon is free for you to either relax and take in the desert or participate in a walk offered by the lodge. In the evening you can wheel your bed on to the porch and enjoy the star show!

Day 3
Arrive in Sossusvlei

Distance: 260 km

Approximate travel time: 4h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Namib desert lodge

It is important today that we get up well before dawn and head to Sossusvlei  for our day excursion. After sunrise we head into the Namib Naukluft National Park and stop of at dune 45 in case you have the courage to go all the way to the top for great photographic opportunities. Breakfast is served here and then we make our way to the Dead Vlei and Sossusvlei parking lot. From here we go on a 4x4 vehicle in to the dead vlei itself. After our visit and while it is still fairly cool we head to sesriem canyon and then make our way back to Dune Star Camp.

Day 4
Arrive in Swakopmund

Distance: 285km

Approximate travel time: 5h00

Meals included: B,L

Accommodation: Private apartment 

Today we travel through some amazing landscapes en route to Swakopmund and stop at the tropic of Capricorn as well as some other great view points through the Namib Naukluft National Park. We arrive in Walvis bay around lunch time and time permitting view the flamingos that are found here arriving at our destination mid-afternoon.

Day 5
Arrive in

Meals included: B

Accommodation:Private Apartment 

This quaint german influenced colonial town is known as the adventure capital of Namibia where you have the opportunity to sky dive over the desert, or quad bike across the dunes to name but a few. If you don’t like getting your heart racing there are many other great optional activities on offer like scenic flights over the desert or a really in depth tour of the desert in a 4 wheel drive. The town itself boasts a few museums as well.

Day 6
Arrive in Twyfelfontein

Distance: 335 km

Approximate travel time: 5h30

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Damara Mopane Lodge

Departing Swakopmund we head north to Twyfelfontein where we arrive around lunchtime. After checking in at the lodge we take a short drive to the rock engravings done by the San people which inhabited this area from over 6000 years ago. Although we will only see a few examples there are believed to be more than 2500 engravings in this area.

Day 7
Arrive in Etosha

Distance: 485 km

Approximate travel time: 5h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Mopane Village

Etosha Safari Camp is situated just outside of Etosha national park. We will use this lodge as a base for our next day’s full game drive inside Etosha. The word Etosha means place of mirages and is home to many different species of large African game like Elephant, Lions, Leopards and Rhinos.

Day 8
Arrive in Etosha

Distance: +-250 km

Approximate travel time: Game drives in park for full day

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Mopane Village

Up and away by day break we make our way into Etosha National Park where we spend the day game driving in our own vehicle trying so see some of the many species of animals that inhabit this park. We stop over at Okaukuejo camp where you can sit around a waterhole and watch animals come to drink. As this is quite a big park we have to drive quite far in search of wildlife.

Day 9
Arrive in Rundu

Distance: 630 km

Approximate travel time: 7h30

Meals included: B,D

Accommodation: Kaisosi river lodge

After breakfast we make our way north to the Caprivi strip and spend the night on the banks of the Kavango river opposite Angola. This is just a transit stop over on our way to the Okavango Delta and we arrive mid-afternoon. You have the option of going a river cruise or just relaxing around the pool.

Day 10
Arrive in Okavango Delta

Distance: 342 km

Approximate travel time: 4h30

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Nguma Island lodge

Today we head into Botswana and cross the border at Mohembo border post and make our way along the western side of the Okavango Delta to Guma lagoon, a lovely lodge on the edge of the Delta for the next 2 evenings. We arrive here at about noon and are taken into the lodge area by 4x4 vehicle to our accommodation.

Day 11
Arrive in Okavango Delta

Distance: 66 km

Approximate travel time: 1h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Nguma Island Lodge

The Delta is home to many species of wildlife and prolific birdlife that inhabit this unique eco system. Okavango Delta is the only Delta in the world that ends in a desert and not in an ocean. Our day excursion departs from Guma lagoon after breakfast where we are taken by motorboat to what is referred to as a poling station where we will be met by our local guides and taken on a makoro (wooden dug out canoe) to explore some of the waterways and stop over on one of the islands for a game walk and to explore some of the finer details of this vast eco system. 

Day 12
Arrive in Mudumo National Park

Distance: 410 km

Approximate travel time: 5h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Namushasha River Lodge

Leaving the beauty of the Okavango Delta behind we back track the way we entered Botswana and once again exit through Mohembo border post making our way to Camp Kwando on the border of Mudumo National Park in the Caprivi strip. Though this is just a stop over on the way to Chobe it is possible to to a late game drive here should you feel up to it.

Day 13
Arrive in Chobe

Distance: 240km

Approximate travel time: 3h00

Meals included: B,L,D

Accommodation: Thebe River Safaris

Departing after breakfast a short drive sees us enter Botswana again and making our way through Chobe to Kasane where our lodge is situated. This afternoon we enjoy a river cruise on the Chobe river where many hippos and elephants call home and have the opportunity to photograph these animals from a boat. 

Day 14
Arrive in Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Distance: 76 km

Approximate travel time: 2h30

Meals included: B

Accommodation: Waterfront

Just before day break we are taken into Chobe National Park in an open game drive vehicle for a 3 hour game drive. If we are lucky we might even see some big cats on our last game drive. We enjoy a late breakfast and make our way to Zambia. Today’s border crossing is a bit of an adventure as we use a ferry to cross the border. This is where you will need to buy a visa on the Zambian side. It is recommended here to spend an extra day or 2 should you wish to enjoy some of the many activities on offer. Time permitting we visit Victoria Falls this afternoon or the following morning.

Day 15
Arrive in Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Today our tour sadly ends and I will either transfer you to the airport or if you decide to stay on (which is highly recommended) take you to your next place of accommodation 

Theme

  • Walking
  • Culinary
  • Nature
  • Extreme/adventure
  • Desert
  • History
  • Architecture
  • Animals
  • Culture/Tradition
  • Photography

Additional Information

All tours are conducted in a semi luxury air conditioned vehicle

Private tours are exclusive 

Upon enquiry a full list and more information will be provided re traveling advice etc. 

Meal keys: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner 

While I endeavour to use all accomodation as listed on the itinerary it remains subject to availability 

Tariff details

Price includes

All land transportation

Services of a qualified driver/guide

All fuel

All border crossing costs (except visas where applicable)

All accommodation while on tour

Meals as per itinerary 

Not included

Visa fees

Items of a personal nature

Alcoholic and non- alcoholic beverages

Optional activities  

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Duration: 15 Days
Language: English
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Maximum number of participants: 3

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