• Namibia

Overview

Feel the sand beneath your feet on Namibia’s northwestern shores. Discover the geological wonders of Damaraland, & enjoy a unique experience with the fascinating wildlife on one of the country’s famous game reserves. 

Departures Thursdays. 

Highlights

  • Etosha National Park – Famous game reserve. Home to giraffes, zebras, elephants, gemsboks & springboks, lions, leopards, & rhinos.
  • The Boulders of Twyfelfontein – Famous geological exhibit, featuring a collection of paintings & engravings, some of which date back to the late Stone Age.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg – Windhoek

In the morning, depart from Johannesburg & travel to Windhoek. Transfer to the hotel upon arrival. 

Day 2: Windhoek – Swakopmund

Head to the coastal resort town of Swakopmund, located on Namibia’s northwestern shores. Upon arrival in the afternoon, transfer to the hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. 

Day 3: Swakopmund

Relax on the beach, experience the thrills of sand boarding on the dunes, or enjoy many other activities this exciting vacation spot has to offer. 

Day 4: Swakopmund – Damaraland

Enjoy a scenic journey to the land of the Desert Elephant & the Black Rhino. Highlights of the drive to Damaraland include the great lichen fields & Namibia’s tallest mountain, the Brandberg. 

Day 5: Damaraland

Take a tour through one of Namibia’s geological art exhibits, the boulders of Twyfelfontein. These fascinating rocks feature a collection of paintings & engravings, some of which date back to the late Stone Age. See the desert’s oldest living plant, the Welwitschia Mirabilis, & the prehistoric volcanic rocks, known as the “Organ Pipes,” said to be over 130 million years old. Other highlights include the Petrified Forest & the majestic Burnt Mountain. Before heading to the hotel for the evening, enjoy a visit to the Damara Traditional Village.

Day 6: Damaraland

Spend the day with fascinating wildlife at Etosha National Park. This game reserve, which spans over 17,000 square kilometers, is a natural habitat for giraffes, zebras, elephants, gemsboks & springboks, lions, leopards, & rhinos.  

Day 7: Damaraland

Return to Etosha National Park for an opportunity to see some of the reserve’s unique fauna, the black-faced Impala & the Damara Dik- Dik, the country’s smallest antelope. 

Day 8: Damaraland – Windhoek

In the morning, travel back to Windhoek, & visit the local craft market. Afterward, transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 9: Windhoek – Johannesburg

Enjoy Namibia’s capital city at leisure before transferring to the airport at noon. Board return flight to Johannesburg.