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.