South Africa / Namibia Platinum Tour - SNP08 - 15 Days

Arrive Johannesburg Int. Airport, transfer to Cape Town, Table Mountain, Shopping Canal walk, flight Cpt to Walvis Bay, direct flight to Sossusvlei, Walvis Bay Dolphin cruise, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Omaruru, Mount Etjo lion feed, drive Hoarusib River, Okonjima Private Game reserve, leopard tracking/afternoon drive, Erindi Game Reserve, Gocheganas Private Game reserve, Windhoek, depart Windhoek Int Airport.




Overview

Arrive Johannesburg International Airport, domestic flight to Cape Town International Airport. Transfer to Commodore Hotel. Dinner at Clipper Restaurant.

Table Mountain ascend by cable car (alternative Canal Walk shopping); Lunch at Bloemendal wine cellar visit & purchases; Dinner at 4-star Ritz Hotel (Sea Point) [Free time will be spent shopping at Waterfront]
Flight: Cape Town to Walvis Bay; Direct flight to Sossusvlei Lodge; Dinner/overnight
Deadvlei/Sossusvlei; Lunch Sossusvlei Lodge; Scenic flight via Diamond Coast to Walvis Bay; Dinner/overnight
Dolphin Cruise with Catamaran Charters; Moonlandscape / Welwitschia mirabilis; Dinner at Ocean Basket/overnight
Shopping in Swakopmund; Spitzkoppe; Lunch at Omaruru; Drive via Kalkfeld to Mt Etjo; Dinner; Lion feed; overnight
Morning Game drive, lunch. Afternoon game drive, Dinner overnight at lodge
Dinosaur footprints; Light lunch; Scenic flight to Kaokoland; visit Ovamhimba kraal; dinner/overnight
Morning drive in Hoarusib River; Lunch; Flight to Okonjima Private Game Reserve
Morning leopard tracking (alternative cheetah project); Brunch at lodge; Afternoon cheetah/leopard drive; Dinner/overnight
Bushman walk & wild dogs; Brunch; Depart to Erindi private Game Reserve; Afternoon at leisure (at lodge water hole); Dinner/overnight
Game drive (alternative lion tracking); Lunch; Lion tracking (alternative game drive): dinner/overnight
After breakfast depart to Windhoek; Lunch in Windhoek; Afternoon shopping; Drive to Gocheganas Private Game Reserve; dinner/overnight
Morning game drive / Health spa (alternative); Lunch; afternoon Health sp / game drive (alternative); Dinner/overnight
Travel to Windhoek International Airport for check-in 2 hours before flight departure.

Applicable Tour Highlights, Guaranteed Sightings & Analysis

Highlights

  • Exclusive lodge selection
  • Ramsar site visit
  • Namib Desert (oldest desert in World)
  • Welwitschia mirabilis plant (living fossil)
  • Game viewing
  • Bushman Trail
  • Lion Feed
  • Leopard tracking
  • AfriCat Foundation
  • Health Spa Treatment

Guaranteed Sightings

  • Lion, Leopard, Cheetah
  • Elephant, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Giraffe
  • Oryx, Kudu, Springbok, Zebra
  • Seals, Dolphins
  • Pelicans, Flamingos
  • Welwitschia mirabilis plant

Analysis

  • On 5 days less than an hour travelling per day
  • On 2 days less than 3 hours travelling per day
  • Total hours in Namibia: 145,5
  • Hours inter-destination travel: 10
  • Quality time at destinations: 135,5

Excursions and Optional Activities

Excursions

  • Dolphin cruise
  • Scenic flights
  • Game drives
  • Walking trails
  • Lion feed
  • Rock art viewing

Optional Activities

  • Living desert excursion
  • Sea kayaking
  • Quad biking
  • Sand boarding
  • Sundowners
  • Desert dinners
  • Hot air ballooning


Included / Excluded

Inclusive (as per given itinerary)

  • Road transfer to and from airports in Namibia (on first & last day as per group tour)
  • English speaking tour guide / French tour guide or translator on prior request if available locally in Namibia
  • Vehicle / Fuel / Accommodation & 3 meals daily / 1,5 l bottled water per person daily on tour between destinations
  • Game drives
  • Lion feed
  • Bushman Trail
  • Lion Feed
  • Scenic flights
  • Walking excursions
  • Dolphin cruise
  • A massage (1 hour)

Exclusive

  • All costs not described in itinerary
  • Air fares
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Airport taxes / Shopping / Casino visits / Laundry / Phone calls / Room service fees / Medical costs / Tips / Damages to vehicles, place, persons and accommodation institutions caused by guests
  • Water at lodges and restaurants / lodge excursions / when vehicles are stationary
  • Health-spa treatments (unless stated as inclusive), Porterages & tips / Valet services
  • All costs not listed as inclusive
  • All legal costs and law suit costs
  • Visa costs
  • Emergency evacuation costs outside the borders of Namibia

Cancellation Policy

  • Available on request
  • The onus is with the guest to obtain full details from Safarifocus
  • Prices are subjected to change without notice according to US Dollar/Namibian Dollar exchange rate fluctuations
  • Cancellation fees:
    • 180 days - 50% of tour package price p.p.
    • 90 days - 75% of tour package price p.p.
    • 30 days - 100% of tour package price p.p.