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Namibia Desert Escape

8 days with African Travel, Inc.   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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Daily Departures Available!

Day 1 Arrive Windhoek, Namibia
Touch down in Namibia’s capital and transfer to your hotel for a relaxing evening.
 
Day 2 Windhoek / Skeleton Coast
Take flight to the remote Kaokoveld, an area with rugged landscapes, dotted with welwitschia plants and dry riverbeds that lead to seas of soft sand dunes and phenomenal oases. Despite the arid environs, this landscape is inhabited by incredible desert-adapted plant and animal life. One of the greatest concentrations of desert elephant can be found, along with Hartmann’s zebra, oryx, giraffe, springbok, and even lion and brown hyena. (BLD)
 
Day 3 Skeleton Coast
Depart on a full day overland excursion to the coast, taking in the wilderness and wildlife of the Hoanib riverbed and floodplain along the way. The coast is home to Cape fur seals, black-backed jackals and brown hyena. After lunch and weather permitting, a scenic flight back to camp, offers you phenomenal views of this dramatic landscape from the air. (BLD)
 
Day 4 Skeleton Coast
Soak up the quiet solitude as the day dawns. Game drives showcase the magnitude of the landscape, while nature walks offer an exciting way to get an intimate perspective of the environment. For a fascinating adventure, take a day trip to one of the desert oases. (BLD)
 
Day 5 Skeleton Coast / Damaraland
Fly to Damaraland and the land of the rhinos as you travel to your next classic tented camp. This region is recognized for having the largest free-roaming black rhino population in Africa. (BLD)
 
Day 6 Damaraland
Set off with your guide and explore this miraculous ecosystem marked for its minimalist beauty and a surprisingly wealth of arid-adapted wildlife. At the end of the day, relax on your deck and take in the vistas of the surrounding desert and mountains. (BLD)
 
Day 7 Damaraland
Continue your exploration of this rugged area. Join your guide for a nature walk and track the rhinos by foot. This evening, dine beneath the thatched roof of your outdoor boma and gather around the fire to share your day’s adventures. (BLD)
 
Day 8 Damaraland / Depart
Relish one last wondrous game drive before your departure. Arrive home with a lifetime of memories and a gallery of amazing images. (B)

All This Included
This flying safari promises a one of a kind wilderness experience for seekers of the remote and profound. Marvel at the stark scenery, desolate coastlines endless ancient valleys and desert adapted wildlife.
  • Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners as indicated (BLD)
Highlights
  • Explore the pristine Skeleton Coast from above, viewing wildlife and the incredible scenery on a flight excursion.
  • Discover the desert-adapted animals that live in this stark environment, like the unique lions and the conservation efforts to try and ensure their survival.
  • Experience the thrill of tracking rhino with your expert rangers and learn about the work being done by Save the Rhino Trust.
  • Enjoy Namibian hospitality at well-equipped and ideally-situated tented camps.

Accommodations
Windhoek: Olive Grove Guesthouse
Skeleton Coast: Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp
Damaraland: Desert Rhino Camp
Notes
  • Surcharges Apply Jan 01-10.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.