Namibia | Damaraland
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10-Day Namibia | Small Group Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei

This thorough 10-day safari takes in a wonderful variety of Nambian destinations. You’ll start off with a big-cat experience before even arriving at your first camp at Onguma. Next, you’ll explore the fascinating Etosha Pan, with its wide open spaces. After travelling through some farmland, your next camp is in wild Damaraland, home to black rhino. After an overnight in coastal town of Swakopmund, you’ll finally get to explore the dunes of Sossusvei and Namib-Naukluft National Park.

Onguma Tree Top Camp

Day 1
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You will be collected from Windhoek International Airport and depart in your safari vehicle with your private guide. On your way to Onguma Tree Tops Camp, you will visit Okonjima’s AfriCat Day Centre, a wildlife sanctuary that focuses on the research and rehabilitation of Africa’s big cats. You will arrive in time to embark on an exciting and informative game drive and tour of the centre. Enjoy a light lunch before your journey continues north via the small towns of Otjiwarongo, Otavi and Tsumeb, arriving at Onguma in the late afternoon. Enjoy dinner and the official safari briefing with your guide.

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Onguma Tree Top Camp

Day 2
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Today is full of exciting game viewing within the eastern section of Etosha National Park, with the option to go on across towards Halali or to concentrate on the areas closer to Namutoni and north to Fischer’s Pan. You also have the option to return to the camp for lunch, or spend the entire day in the park to maximise your game-viewing experience.

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Onguma Tree Top Camp

Day 3
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Today brings another morning dedicated to memorable game drives within the eastern section of Etosha National Park with your guide. You return to camp for lunch and an early afternoon rest, spending your final afternoon on a shared game drive with a local guide in the private Onguma Game Reserve, culminating in a sundowner overlooking Fischer’s Pan. You then return after sunset with enough time to freshen up and enjoy your final safari dinner overlooking the camp’s floodlit waterhole.

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Huab Under Canvas

Day 4
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This morning after breakfast you will continue your safari to the heart of Namibia, Damaraland, travelling through farmlands and the small towns of Tsumeb, Otavi, Outjo and Khorixas. You will enjoy a delicious Magic Box picnic en route and arrive in time to enjoy fireside sundowners at the exclusive Huab Under Canvas. Please note that today is a long day of travelling, rewarded with a full three-night stay at your next camp.

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Huab Under Canvas

Day 5
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Today you will spend an exciting and memorable morning out rhino tracking with the assistance of local trackers. It’s worth noting that these black rhino form part of one of the only free-roaming black rhino populations in Africa, and tracking animals in an unfenced and uninhibited environment is an absolute privilege. You will return to camp for a freshly prepared lunch and with time to relax at camp during the heat of the day. Later in the afternoon you head out again for a scenic nature drive or walk to explore this vast and astounding ecosystem.

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Huab Under Canvas

Day 6
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Today you continue your adventures exploring Damaraland with your private naturalist guide both by vehicle and on foot. The wildlife roam large tracks of unfenced desert landscapes and finding game can be challenging, but this is all part of the adventure of exploring this wild untouched gem of Namibia. Today’s focus will be largely on tracking the elusive desert adapted elephant in the ephemeral river systems, an activity which will mean spending most of the day out. Your guide will take along a delicious picnic lunch and you will return to camp in the late afternoon.

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Desert Breeze Lodge

Day 7
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After an early breakfast and departure, the drive today takes you south past Namibia’s highest mountain, the Brandberg, which peaks at 2,573m above sea level, and then west to meet the coast at Henties Bay. You then continue south to the coastal town of Swakopmund, where you can enjoy the pleasant seaside location and cooler coastal air for the night. You stay on the eastern outskirts of the town, overlooking the Swakop River Valley and desolate desert dune landscapes. Tonight includes dinner at a popular restaurant, which specialises in locally harvested fresh seafood as well as other local and international dishes.

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Camp Sossus

Day 8
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After an early breakfast you depart on a fascinating drive that takes you southeast through awesome and ever-changing desert landscapes via the impressive Gaub and Kuiseb canyons to meet the dunes at the settlement of Solitaire. A picnic lunch will be had en route, and you will continue onto the Namib Tsaris Conservancy, where you will spend your final two nights of your safari at the exclusive-use Sossus Under Canvas. Arrival should be in the mid-to-late afternoon, with enough time to acquaint yourself with the camp and enjoy a hot bucket shower before dinner.

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Camp Sossus

Day 9
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Today brings an early rise for a magical excursion in Namib-Naukluft National Park, setting off before sunrise to capture the dunes while the light is soft and shadows accentuate the towering shapes and curves. Once you have explored Sossusvlei, Deadvlei and surrounding dune fields to your heart’s content, you can enjoy a relaxed picnic brunch in the shade of a camelthorn tree. You will return to camp for a late freshly prepared lunch and with time to relax. Later in the afternoon, you head out again for a scenic nature drive or walk to explore this vast and astounding ecosystem, and to enjoy a magnificent final safari sundowner.

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Camp Sossus

Day 10
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After a leisurely breakfast this morning, you will depart from Sossusvlei and return to Windhoek, driving northeast up the Great Escarpment and through the scenic Khomas Hochland highlands. A tasty picnic lunch will again be served en route, and arrival in Windhoek should be by the mid afternoon. Upon your arrival in Windhoek you will be transferred to your accommodation for your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,350 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,410 Per person sharing
USD3,112 Per person sharing

Prices for single travellers available on request

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Some details

  • The USD pricing of this safari is indicative based on an exchange rate of Namibian$18 to USD1 which may vary from time to time, please enquire for the most current pricing.
  • This is a set departure safari using specialised 4×4 safari vehicles, equipped with pop-up roof, air-conditioning and fridges.
  • Given the nature of this safari, the age restriction is a minimum of 12 years, paying full fare.
  • A degree of fitness and mobility is required for this safari – you will need to be able to walk for two or three kilometres over fairly rough ground where necessary
  • Optional pre-safari extension at Okonjima to get a more in-depth insight into the work being done by the AfriCat Foundation as well as getting to see more of the big cats in the wild, at an additional cost.
  • Optional post-safari extension in NamibRand Nature Reserve is available at an additional cost.
  • This is a quotation only and is subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.

Includes

  • Accommodation as specified (or similar)
  • All meals
  • Local drinks at meals (water, soft drinks, beer and table wine)
  • Limited laundry at Huab Under Canvas
  • Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned safari vehicle
  • Services of a registered and experienced naturalist, English speaking safari guide
  • Mineral water on board the safari vehicle
  • Onguma afternoon property drive in open game viewer with camp guide
  • Entrance fees and excursions as specified

Excludes

  • Meals, drinks and laundry not specified
  • Premium-brand drinks, Champagne, Cognac, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Pre and post safari accommodation in Windhoek
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specified, such as scenic flights
  • Laundry (available at extra cost)
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Travel insurance
  • Bank charges
  • Statutory increases beyond our control

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