All prices are per person sharing
Seasonal Prices:From: 01-11-2013 Until: 30-06-2014 Price: aprx. NAD17445
From: 01-07-2014 Until: 31-10-2014 Price: aprx. NAD21250
Routing:Windhoek to Windhoek
Highlights:Waterberg, Etosha National Park, Twyfelfontein, Damaraland, Swakopmund, Sesriem, Sossusvlei
Details:Camping safari includes a 4x4 double cab including camping equipment, 6 nights camping and 7 nights accommodation. All clients will also receive their own wedding gift page on our website where friends & family can buy honeymoon gifts online. Choose from ballooning over the Namib Desert, accommodation upgrades, intimate dinners, adventure activities or simply a donation towards the cost of your holiday.
Land in Windhoek, here you will be met by a transfer driver holding a sign in the arrivals hall who will escort you to the city centre. Your hire vehicle will be delivered this afternoon. Rivendell Guest House is located in a quiet suburb close to the city centre and has just ten guest rooms. Relax around the swimming pool or lounge area, and maybe take the afternoon to explore the shops and restaurants of the city. Facilities include satellite TV lounge, swimming pool, self-catering kitchen, small bar, internet & guest phone and safe parking. Breakfast included.
In a high-lying valley camping guests will find ten secluded camping sites which are generously proportioned and shaded by trees. Chilled beverages and meat for grilling are available at the kiosk. The spring water swimming pool close to the kiosk is for our guests to enjoy. Camping guests are warmly invited to join hiking tours onto the plateau of Waterberg and a scenic drive through the nature reserve. Camping only.
Here you will stay in a Honeymoon Chalet, a swimming pool and open restaurant are available. The bird life in this area is outstanding with over 300 species having been recorded. The farm is also home to the largest breeding colony of white-backed vulture in Namibia.
Etosha in general offers excellent game viewing opportunities while simply driving. The Park is dominated by the vast Etosha salt pan, and many water holes exist, joined by a network of well maintained gravel roads to enable visitors the best chances of seeing the many inhabitants of Namibia’s premier wildlife reserve. Species present in the Park include lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, rhino, giraffe & zebra in addition to many antelope and bird species. Dinner & breakfast included.
Spend today making your way slowly across the Park to the western most rest camp of Okaukuejo. You may like to stop at the central, Halali camp for lunch and a rest during the heat of midday before continuing later this afternoon.
Namibia Wildlife Resorts is now offering guided day & night drives from the three rest camps. These drives, and especially the night excursions, provide visitors with an opportunity to experience an entirely different side of Etosha’s wildlife treasures.
Animals that come appear to be oblivious of the camp – unaware of the bright lights or the people sitting on benches just behind the low stone wall. The light doesn't penetrate into the surrounding bush. It creates something of a stage - with the water at its centre - focusing the attention on the animals that come to drink. During the dry season, you're bound to see something of interest by just sitting here for a few hours in the evening - so bring a couple of drinks, binoculars, and some warm clothes to settle down and wait. Among the regulars are elephants and jackals, while lion and black rhino often visit in the dry season. Breakfast & dinner included.
You will drive south today, out of the Park and towards Damaraland. You may like to take a look at the Petrified Forest on your way.
Aabadi Mountain Camp has 5 safari tents, and a campsite with a maximum of 12 people on the campsite. There is a small restaurant, a sundowner terrace with a spectacular view and a small (souvenir) shop.
The safari tents are built against the mountains and overlook the riverbed or the camp. Each tent has its own parking place and lies at quite a distance from the neighbouring tents. The restaurant is within walking distance. Breakfast is included, but you are also more than welcome for lunch and dinner, or just a drink!
The campsite is spacious and lies at the riverbed. There are enough trees, so there is always shadow and privacy. There is a bush shower with only ‘cold’ water (heated by the sun) and flush toilet.
The restaurant is within walking distance; here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a drink. Each campsite has its own fire place/BBQ, so it is also possible to prepare your own meal. Camping only.
Swakopmund itself is a fascinating and intriguing resort town, complete with German half wooden architecture, monuments, historic buildings, well maintained gardens and palm lined avenues, coffee bars and great seafood restaurants.
In addition, there are many adventure activities such as sand boarding, tandem parachuting, fishing & quad biking which can be arranged prior to arrival. We can also recommend some excellent day trips including the marine sanctuary of Sandwich Harbour, a unique environment comprising towering dunes, a freshwater lagoon and the wild Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively, a half day boat cruise from Walvis Bay may offer the opportunity to see dolphins, fur seals and many species of marine birds. Please ask us for advice on restaurants, the more popular ones should be booked in advance and we are happy to do this for you.
A warm family welcome, crackling log fires, tranquil comfort and friendly, efficient service are what you can expect from your stay at Sandfields Guesthouse.
Sandfields Guesthouse is a small, up market establishment with 5 double/twin rooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Breakfast included.
Set off this morning for the dunes of the Namib Desert, near Sesriem and Sossusvlei. Arrive at Sesriem, the National Parks campsite on the edge of the oldest desert in the world. Set up camp underneath one of the shady camelthorn acacia trees and relax by the pool during the heat of the day. You may like to visit Sesriem Canyon and then walk or drive to Elim dune to watch the sunset, you can climb part of the way up the dune for a really stunning view across the desert. The camp has a small shop for supplies, petrol pumps and a bar.
Wake early on the morning of day 12 to drive the 70km through the dune fields to Sossusvlei. Most of this road is on tar, the last 5km are sandy 4x4 roads. Explore the dunes around the salt pan of Sossusvlei, and maybe walk across the sand to Deadvlei, a bizarre collection of ancient camelthorn trees and a photographers dream. Camping only basis.
Surrounded by a mountain range, Corona is positioned right in the centre of a plateau at the foot of the imposing "Gamsberg", at 2347 metres being one of the highest mountains in Namibia. Corona offers its guests pleasant accommodation in 4 deluxe family-sized suites as well as 6 well-appointed double rooms and 4 luxury safari tents, each having a private and individually decorated bathroom. The lodge offers verandas, cool lounges, a small bar plus separate television lounge, reading corner, and the refreshing pool where visitors can devote themselves to sunbathing or lounging in the shade beneath ancient jacaranda trees.
Activities include an optional sundowner nature drive. Dinner & breakfast included.
Return to Windhoek today, a drive of approximately 4.5 hours, in time to connect with your onward flight.
Destination:Indian Ocean Islands, South Africa
Style:3-4*, Wildlife, Active
Destination:South Africa, Mozambique
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