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Best of South & Central Namibia

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  • Date: September
  • Destination: Namibia
  • Duration: 10 nights
  • Price: 4399
Destination Namibia
From Dublin
Date 06 September 2017
Duration 9 nights
Price €4,399 pp
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Introduction to the Best of South & Central Namibia

Enjoy 10 days touring Namibia to see the incredible wildlife and scenery of this amazing country while staying in 4* and 5* hotels.

Namibia, known to local Bushmen as “The Land God made in Anger!” With a National Park the size of The Netherlands, a coastline that stretches 1600km, the oldest desert in the world, some of the highest dunes in the world and more wildlife outside fences then inside, this is what makes Namibia the quintessential African vacation. Whether interested in landscapes, cultural experiences, adventure or wildlife, your stay in Namibia will be filled with unforgettable experiences found nowhere else on the planet.

Itinerary

Day 1 – 7th September 2017 (44km / 40 min)

 

Meet and greet at Windhoek International Airport by your Tour Leader and local Driver-Guide. Transfer to your hotel in Windhoek. Rest of the day free at leisure in Windhoek.

Overnight: Safari Court Hotel Windhoek

Meals: None

 

Day 2 – 8th September 2017 (200km / 2 hours)

 

From Windhoek transfer to Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge for your next overnight. The Kalahari Desert is home to many big cats including lions, cheetahs and leopards – and the extreme red colors in the dunes make the scenery breathtaking. Upon arrival enjoy the day at your leisure relaxing at the lodge and in the evening go on a Sundown Drive.

Overnight: Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 3 – 9th September 2017 (268km / 3 hours)

 

From Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge transfer to Sossusvlei. Upon arrival at our lodge you will have the rest of the day free at leisure. Use the opportunity to enjoy the lodge’s Spa, go on an optional Nature Drive, or for those seeking more adventure it’s possible to go on a Quad Bike Excursion.

Overnight: Le Mirage

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 4 – 10th September 2017

 

We will start the day early for our Sossusvlei Excursion. Your guide will take you to Dune 45, the most photographed dune in the world for you to take photos or to climb the dune. You will then visit Deadvlei, Sossusvlei and “Big Daddy”, the largest sand dune in the world. The late afternoon is free at your leisure.

Overnight: Le Mirage

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 5 – 11th September 2017 (366km / 4.5 hours)

 

Just before noon we will depart from Sossusvlei and head to the coastal town of Swakopmund. For those who are interested, this morning will be possible to enjoy a Hot Air Balloon (not included) over the desert. Transfer to Swakopmund and upon arrival enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure. Swakopmund is beautifully nestled between the great Namib Desert and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Known as the adventures hub of Namibia, we encourage guests to book their own desired activities during their stay and will therefore have these days free at leisure. We will assist you with all optional tour bookings.

Overnight: Strand Hotel Swakopmund

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 6 – 12th September 2017

 

Free day at your leisure with a wide variety of optional excursions.

Overnight: Strand Hotel Swakopmund

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7 – 13th September 2017 (275km / 3.5 hours)

 

It is time to explore the great wildlife of Namibia. From Swakopmund drive to Erindi Private Game Reserve. Erindi comprises of 70719 hectares of pristine wilderness, and presents an amazing array of diverse landscapes – from golden savannah to dense bush with mountains, natural waterholes, grasslands and pans. Upon arrival we will check into our luxury lodge, Old Trader’s Lodge and enjoy an afternoon Safari, driving in our 4×4 vehicles in search of Africa’s animals.

Overnight: Old Trader’s Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 8 – 14th September 2017

 

You will have the morning free at your leisure. There is a large variety of optional excursions that you can enjoy this morning from the lodge After lunch transfer to the next accommodation, also located within the Erindi Private Game Reserve and if lucky we can continue to see the wildlife along the way. Upon arrival, check in and enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure to enjoy the pool or sit by the waterhole. We will have a typical African Braai (BBQ) tonight as Camp Elephant is a luxury lodge, but is self catering. Experience taking part in a typical local Braai culture and we cook the evening meal ourselves! All while enjoying the fireplace and looking over the waterhole located right in front of the lodges

Overnight: Camp Elephant

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Self Catering Dinner

 

Day 9 – 15th September 2017 (239km / 3 hours)

 

From Erindi we transfer towards Windhoek and our next overnight is in Naankuse Lodge. Naankuse runs several crucial projects to improve the health and well-being of the ancient yet marginalized San Bushmen of Namibia, provide a second chance to countless orphaned, injured and/or conflict animals and work to prevent land degradation. In the afternoon enjoy a Carnivore Feeding your, where you will visit and watch lions, leopards, wild dogs, baboons, caracals and cheetahs as they are fed by our expert guides. After an early dinner you will join the San Bushmen around their evening fire and listen to their traditional stories.

Overnight: Naankuse Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 10 – 16th September 2017 (40km / 40 minutes)

 

Transfer from Naankuse to airport for departure flight ** Depending on flight time, if the flight is in the afternoon there is a possibility to join the morning Cheetah Walk at Naankuse

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Price inclusions

  • Return flights Dublin to Namibia (indirect & overnight)
  • Vehicle with private English Speaking driver-guide for 10 days
  • 9 nights accommodation, in various locations in Namibia
  • Breakfast daily, 7x lunch, 5x dinner + 1 self-catering African Braai (BBQ) dinner as per itinerary
  • Tours each day, outlined in the itinerary
  • Activities including
    • Sundown Drive from Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
    • Sossusvlei Excursion including breakfast in the dunes
    • Afternoon Game Drive in Erindi
    • Carnivore Feeding in Naankuse
    • Evening San Bushmen experience
  • Services of guide and local representatives
  • One 20kg check in bag per person
  • Taxes and charges of €180

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Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Single room supplement €1,640
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit 15% per person
  • Full payment due on confirmation
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit or charge card
  • Optional Insurance available (call for details)
  • Taxes, charges or compulsory charges introduced after publication are not included in the above price

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Accommodation details

  • 1 night Safari Court Hotel Windhoek in Business standard rooms 4*
  •  1 night Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge 4*
  • 2 nights Le Mirage Sossusvlei in Oasis Luxury rooms 5*
  • 2 nights Strand Hotel Swakopmund in standard rooms 4*
  • 1 night Old Trader’s Lodge Erindi in standard rooms 4* +
  • 1 night Camp Elephant Self Catering chalets, 1 chalet per couple 4*
  • 1 night Naankuse Lodge in Villas 4*

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Dates and Prices

Date Price
06 September 2017 €4,399
Single Supplement €1640

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