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12 Day Luxury adventure truck trip: Discover Namibia

General information

An adventurous journey through fascinating Namibia led by an expert guide. You will be driven around with a luxury adventure truck that is fully equipped. This is the business class among the adventure truck trips! Namibia is the land of the red sand dunes, the Kalahari,

Wildlife in the Etosha National Park and German colonial architecture. You will see all this and more during this trip.

Specifications

7074
12days
Namib Naukluft National Park, Etosha National Park
Namibia
Windhoek, Swakopmund
Windhoek
Windhoek
  • 11 nights in double rooms with en-suite bathroom
  • 11x breakfast, 10x dinner
  • Transport by luxury adventure truck (toilet on board)
  • Professional guide
  • Activities according to program (inclusive activities)
  • Entrance fees and conservation fees
  • Flights and possibly visa
  • Travel and cancellation insurance (obliged)
  • Overnight stays before and after the trip in Windhoek
  • Transfer from and to the airport from Windhoek
  • Optional activity
  • meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Personal expenses and tips (including for the guide and in restaurants)
Adventure truck
bed and breakfast, dinner bed an breakfast
Lodge, Guesthouse
luxury
Yes
Children up to 7 years old are not allowed. Children from 8 to 15 years on request in consultation with the other participants.
We advise you to arrive in Windhoek 1 day before the start of the tour. You can book this overnight stay and transfers from / to the airport with us.

Overige informatie

yes, Yes
Maximum 12
Yes, book Activity Package in advance if you want to be sure that you can participate in all activities as indicated in the itinerary. This package includes: Waterberg game drive, Etosha night drive, Sunset game drive. Ask us about the costs.
Max. 20 kg in a soft travel bag / suitcase (no hard cases) and a backpack for day trips.
80 cm wide, 60 cm deep, 30 cm high (your travel bag must fit in this!)
English or German (see departure dates)
English or German
Yes
No
Yes
No
Dagprogramma
Travel schedule -

Day 1: Waterberg Plateau

Welcome to Namibia and its capital, Windhoek.  This morning, after meeting your crew, we pack our bags into our vehicle and set off for The Waterberg Plateau National Park.  Arriving in the early afternoon, our game viewing experience starts immediately with our game drive through the Waterberg Plateau National Park.  The Waterberg Plateau is an impressive sandstone table-top mountain that rises 200m above the surrounding bushveld providing a home to more than 25 species of game and at least 200 bird species.

Accommodation: NWR Waterberg Resort (or similar)
Route: Windhoek – Waterberg Plateau (departure 07:00 am)
Inclusive activity: Waterberg Plateau Game Drive
Inclusive meals: lunch, dinner

Day 2: Etosha National Park

After breakfast, we leave the Waterberg Plateau for Etosha National Park. With vast salt pans, savanna and woodland, Etosha is one of Africa’s finest game parks. At 18 000 sq km, it is one of the biggest Parks in Southern Africa. Etosha means “great white area”, which refers to the large dried pan in the middle of the Park. This afternoon, we will spend the afternoon exploring the park in the Truck

Accommodation: NWR Okaukuejo or similar
Route: Waterberg Plateau – Etosha NP
Inclusive activity: afternoon game drive Etosha in the truck
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Etosha National Park

Today is all about game driving and going in search of the abundant wildlife in the park.  Our afternoon will include a stop at the Etosha Pan and many waterholes.  This evening you can relax at the floodlit waterhole as the animals make their way to drink after dark.

Accommodation: NWR Okaukuejo or similar
Route: Etosha N.P.
Inclusive activity: Full day game drive with the truck
Activity Package: Evening game drive
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Etosha – Khorixas/Twyfelfontein

Our final morning in Etosha ends with us making our way to the gate to exit the park. The road today leads us towards the Brandberg / Khorixas area.  Today we will explore the Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings and the Petrified Forest in the Kunene Region. This area has been inhabited for 6000 years by the Khoi San.  These inhabitants used the site to conduct shamanist rituals.  In the process, 2500 rock paintings were created.  This site displays one of the largest concentrations of rock petroglyphs in Africa.  Also on route, we visit the Petrified Forest, a national monument, comprising of prehistoric tree trunks now fossilised. In prehistoric times huge tree trunks were washed down a river and deposited in alluvial sands, creating this relic.

Accommodation: NWR Khorixas (or similar)
Route: Etosha NP – Twyfelfontein
Inclusive activity: Petrified Forest, Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund

This morning we travel from Twyfelfontein via Brandberg to the seaside town of Swakopmund.  The Brandberg (Burning Mountains), are regarded as the highest in Namibia and home to the famous White Lady, one of more than 45,000 rock paintings in the area.  This morning we will make the 1-hour hike to visit the painting that is said to be around 2,000 years old. (Please be advised that the hike does traverse rough terrain along the gorge of the normally dry Tsisab River). 

Accommodation: Swakopmund Plaza Hotel (or similar)
Route: Twyfelfontein via Brandberg/Swakopmund
Inclusive activity: visit Brandberg White Lady
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Swakopmund

Today is all about exploring Swakopmund or participating in the many activities on offer in this coastal town. Not to be missed is the selection of famed coffee shops and bakeries that offer a delightful range of treats.

Accommodation: Swakopmund Plaza Hotel (or similar)
Route: Swakopmund
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7: Swakopmund – Namib Naukluft N.P.

It is an early start today as we leave Swakopmund and head towards the famous Namib Naukluft National Park. We begin our exploration of the desert by joining an expert guide for an educational desert excursion.  No visit to Namibia would be complete without a stop at the famous bakery in Solitaire, known for its apple pie – not to be missed.  We will enjoy our apple pie and a wonder around this one-horse town before heading to our accommodation for the next 2 nights.

Accommodation: Solitaire Lodge  or Taleni Desert Quiver Camp (or similar)
Route: Swakopmund – Namib Naukluft N.P.
Inclusive activity: Guided Desert Excursion
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8: Namib Naukluft N.P.

A brisk climb up Dune 45 offers us the perfect vantage point to marvel at the changing colours of the desert. Once satisfied we descend this famous dune before catching a 4×4 transfer into Sossusvlei. Here we will spend time on foot visiting the pans at Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. As we leave we will make a short stop at the Sesriem Canyon. Tonight we empty the red sand from our shoes and spend the night under the magnificent desert stars, knowing that we have spent a full-day enjoying the wonders of this harsh land.

Accommodation: Solitaire Lodge  or Taleni Desert Quiver Camp (or similar)

Route: Namib Naukluft NP
Inclusive activity: visit Sossusvlei / Deadvlei / Sesriem Canyon
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9: Sesriem – Kalkrand

We make our way towards Kalkrand, the area is one of the most beautiful parts of Namibia and a must see. Enjoy the beauty of the deep red dunes colours. You may spot several types of antelope’s like the Oryx. You may even spot a meerkat.

Accommodation: Intu Afrika (or similar)

Route: Sesriem to the Kalahari region
Inclusive activity: Quad Bike Safari; 4×4 Safari 
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10: Kalkrand

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Kalahari today as you participate in the various optional activities on offer.  Today is for you to enjoy the area.  One of the many highlights of the Kalahari is the star gazing and tonight you get the opportunity to view the stars, planets, clusters and depending on the time of month, the moon. Tonight presents itself with a final opportunity to soak in the Namibian sunset on an evening sunset drive with sundowners.

Accommodation: Intu Afrika (or similar)
Inclusive activity: Morning Bushman Walk, Sunset Game Drive
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 11: Hardap Region – Windhoek

After breakfast we bid farewell to the red sand of the Kalahari and take aim for Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. We will take a short walk through the city centre and have the opportunity to view some its better known landmarks.

Accommodation: Hotel Safari (or similar)

Route: Hardap region to Windhoek
Inclusive activity: Windhoek City Tour with your guide
Inclusive meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 12: Windhoek

Today our tour comes to an end after breakfast. Take the day to book a city tour of Windhoek or relax at the lodge until your departure flight.

Accommodation: Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through us.

Inclusive meals: breakfast

 

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