Home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population, Namibia is indeed one of the best safari destinations. In this safari package, we'll visit Namibia's top destinations.
Drive from Windhoek via Dordabis, Uhlenhorst, Stampriet and Gochas through the beautiful scenery of the Kalahari outskirts to the Auob Lodge. Afternoon nature drive.
Accommodation: Auob Lodge or Kamelruhe Guesthouse
Drive to the Kokerboom forest (quiver tree).The quiver trees (aloe dichotoma) are so named because the ancient bushmen used to manufacture quivers from the bark of the trees, in which they carried their arrows. Explore the area, continue to Keetmanshoop and proceed past the Naute Dam to the Canyon Roadhouse/ Lodge/Village.
Accommodation: Canyon Roadhouse/ Lodge/Village or similar
Visit the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. This gigantic ravine, in places almost 500 meters deep, has been gorged out of vast undulating plain in the course of thousands of years. Proceed to Lüderitz via Seeheim and Aus. This drive takes you through intriguing “moon” landscape of endless desert vistas and bizarre rock formations.
Accommodation: Lüderitz Nest Hotel
Lüderitz is the first German settlement in Namibia, named after the merchant Adolf Lüderitz from Bremen, who bought this area from the Hottentots in 1883. The small harbor town is perched on rugged black rock, offset by the deep blue waters of the bay and is surrounded by bays, coves and fjords. During the morning visit to the “ghost town” of Kolmanskop where diamonds were first discovered in Namibia. Afterwards sightseeing in and around Lüderitz and drive to Klein Aus Vista.
Accommodation: Desert Horse Inn/ Bahnhof Hotel Aus
Continue through the scenic Neisip Plain and drive along the edge of the Namib Desert, the Tiras Mountains and the Nubib Mountains to Namib Desert Lodge.
Accommodation: Namib Desert Lodge/ NNL- Soft Adventure Camp
In the early morning, depart on an excursion to the Sesriem Canyon and Sossusvlei, a large clay pan in the centre to the Namib Desert, surrounded by the highest sand dunes in the world. Arrive back at the Namib Desert Lodge round about lunch time. In the afternoon take part in a dune drive.
Drive via Remhoogte Pass to Rehoboth and visit the Oanob Dam. Return to Windhoek. Arrival in the late afternoon.