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Namibia Adventure

Operated by: Trafalgar

13 Days from $4,975 per person
Namibia sand dune

Countries Visited

Namibia ...more Namibia

Locations Visited

Windhoek, Swakopmund, Fish River Canyon, Duwisib Castle, Aba Huab River, Etosha National Park ...more Windhoek, Swakopmund, Fish River Canyon, Duwisib Castle, Aba Huab River, Etosha National Park
  1. Day 1 Arrive Windhoek

    Your epic encounter with Namibia kicks off in its capital, Windhoek. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy time at leisure - play a round of golf on the 18-hole golf course or relax in the swimming pool before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Windhoek Country Club Resort
  2. Day 2 Windhoek – Rehoboth – Kalahari Desert

    Embrace the freedom of the open road as we venture into the Kalahari Desert - Namibia's boundless, sandy beauty. We make our way through the historic town of Rehoboth, a former mission station just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, then take our front-row seats on a scenic nature drive through this 'thirst land', where trees loom and rocky shadows stretch out on the horizon against the setting sun.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Zebra Kalahari LodgeKalahari Anib Lodge
  3. Day 3 Kalahari Desert – Keetmanshoop – Fish River Canyon

    See the iconic forest of Quiver Trees - the towering aloes from which the San people fashion their quivers to this day. After a short stop in Keetmanshoop with free time for lunch, travel to Naute Dam before arriving at your motor-themed lodge to savour a spectacular Namibian sunset.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Canyon Roadhouse
  4. Day 4 Fish River Canyon – Aus

    Peer over the ancient chasm carved by the Fish River to form Africa's largest canyon. Carved over millennia, the Fish River Canyon's gigantic ravine provides sanctuary to klipspringer, zebra and even wild horses. We continue our journey to the spectacular Aus Mountains where you'll spend the afternoon getting close to nature.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Desert Horse Inn
  5. Day 5 Aus – Solitaire (2 Nights)

    Immerse yourself in the Southern Namib region admiring desert vistas and expansive skies as we conquer the open road. We pay a visit to Baron von Wolf's Duwisib Castle to learn about its history as a gift of love for his American wife. Settle in to the comfort of your lodge and spend the afternoon relaxing, before embarking on a nature drive into the desert.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Namib Desert Lodge
  6. Day 6 Sossusvlei and Deadvlei Excursion

    In a country renowned for its epic landscapes, competition for the top spot is tough. But it is Sossusvlei and Deadvlei that rightly deserve this crown and it is where we begin our adventure today. Gaze up at the towering Dune 45, then meander into the eerie but beautiful photographers' paradise of Deadvlei, to snap iconic photos of dead camel thorn trees on a bed of white clay pans, perfectly framed by towering sand dunes and clear blue skies. Your early morning adventure in Sossusvlei complete, travel on to explore the ravine walls of the Sesriem Canyon, carved out by the Tsauchab River.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
  7. Day 7 Solitaire – Swakopmund (2 Nights)

    After breakfast, we drive to the German-inspired seaside town of Swakopmund with its colonial buildings and encroaching desert.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel The Delight
  8. Day 8 Swakopmund At Leisure

    During your free time perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience catamaran wildlife cruise in Walvis Bay in search of the marine 'Big 5'. Or make the most of your free time by sampling Black Forest cake and Florentiners at one of the town's quaint German Bäckerei or indulge in some locally brewed Windhoek Lager. Then it's time to 'Connect With Locals' and savour some hearty vetkoek with a Damara family in Swakopmund's Mondesa Township during our 'Be My Guest 'experience, where you'll learn about life in the township.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
  9. Day 9 Swakopmund – Damaraland

    Follow Namibia's salt route en route to Damaraland, a place where mysterious flat-topped lava mountains and petrified trees cast shadows across the terracotta-coloured terrain. We make an important stop at Twyfelfontein to admire its ancient rock engravings, then explore the rocky-red Organ Pipes carved into the face of the mountain before arriving at our lodge - one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories'. After settling in to our accommodation, we'll embark on a nature drive on the property.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
  10. Day 10 Damaraland – Etosha National Park Area (2 Nights)

    As we journey north, we make a brief stop to visit the Petrified Forest and its unique fossilised tree trunks. Meet the OvaHimba tribe with whom we'll 'Dive Into Culture' to gain insights into their hunter-gatherer traditions that have spanned thousands of years. Your visit will 'Make A Difference' by contributing to funds used for food and other necessities. Despite vast desolate landscapes, Namibia is renowned for its wildlife and there's no better place to encounter the array of animal and birdlife that live within its borders than Etosha National Park.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Etosha Safari Lodge
  11. Day 11 Etosha National Park Full Day Safari

    Explore one of the world's great wildlife sanctuaries on a full-day safari to gain an understanding of its diverse eco-system. Enjoy a deep connection with your natural surrounds, joining a guide who will uncover the secrets of the bush and maximise your game viewing chances.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
  12. Day 12 Etosha National Park Area – Windhoek

    We bid farewell to Etosha and travel south back to Windhoek. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner at one of the city's most famous and lively beer houses to celebrate the end of a magical journey through Namibia.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Windhoek Country Club Resort
  13. Day 13 Depart Windhoek

    With our journey at its close, we say goodbye to our new-found friends and transfer to Windhoek airport.

    meals Breakfast
Namibia Adventure
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 11 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

Sightseeing Highlights

  • VISIT Rehoboth, Kalahari Desert, Keetmanshoop, Quivertree Forest, Fish River Canyon, Duwisib Castle, Sossusvlei, Dune 45 & Deadvlei, Namib Naukluft National Park, Twyfelfontein ancient Rock Art, National Park Paintings and the Organ pipes, the Petrified Forest, Etosha National Park
  • VIEW Naute Dam, Sesriem Canyon, the Moon Landscape valley near Swakopmund
  • SEE the Namib Naukluft Mountains

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Reviews
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Independent Reviews
Gail Glen
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Service
GET provided a whole lot of documentation with very little explanation of what it was for.
Vacation
In a word it was terrible. I filled out the Trafalgar comments form while I was there and meant to go into detail in a report to them when I got back. But I'm too busy with moving into a new house to do that right now. Suffice it to say that the van was totally inadequate for 8 people and luggage, no big windows for viewing, no big tires or heavy duty shock absorbers. The roads were unbelieveably bad!! All day long every day of the trip. The guide was very nice and knowlegeable but totally unorganized especially about lunches. And when Trafalgar changed the itinerary mid trip he didn't even let us know that until 9 pm the night before when we were expecting to stay another night in the hotel and do game viewing around that area. He also dragged us to another site to see the petroglyphs even the World Heritage site place for them was right at the lodge. The
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are terribly sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. We will be sharing this information with our team at Trafalgar and a member of our Guest Relations team will be in touch with you directly. Thank you for bringing this to out attention.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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