Explore the magic of the red Kalahari dunes, the Fish River Canyon – second largest canyon in the world, the desert adapted wild horses of the Namib, Lüderitz – Namibia’s first port, Kolmanskop – the town that sprung up during Namibia’s diamond rush, Duwisib Castle – built by a German “baron” who’s dream ended in tragedy, Sossusvlei – some of the highest dunes in the world, Walvis Bay – Namibia’s marine wonderland, Swakopmund – the German rooted holiday town where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean and Etosha National Park – famous for it’s abundant wildlife and large pan that can be seen from space.
Etango Ranch is perfectly situated only 5km from Hosea Kutako Airport. Relax at the pool, soak in the Namibian sun and get ready for your Namibian adventure.
Day 2 Kalahari Anib Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Kalahari Anib Lodge lies like a lush green oasis in the midst of red Kalahari dunes. The restaurant and chalets are arranged around a shaded courtyard with a large swimming pool. 52 rooms (30 Twin Standard, 17 Twin Comfort and 5 Family Comfort Rooms) with a private veranda are available for you to enjoy.
Day 3+4 Fish River Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Located on the rim of the Fish River Canyon, one of Namibia’s top tourist destinations, Fish River Lodge offers forty guests breath-taking views directly over the canyon from sunrise to sunset. The landscape around the western side of the canyon is vast, empty and ancient. Perfect for both solitude and adventure.
Activities: canyon day hike, canyon drive, canyon rim walk, canyon fat bike
Day 5 Klein-Aus Vista: Eagles Nest (dinner, bed & breakfast)
The lodge, nestled in the rocky Aus Mountains, is famed for its extensive and lovely vistas, best seen from one of the mountain bike or hiking trails, a viewpoint above the Klein-Aus Vista campsite or from the secluded Eagle’s Nest Chalets. Contributing to the scenery, the Wild Horses of the Namib remind us of untethered freedom and appeal to our soul to embrace the wonderful adventure of life in its entirety.
The award-winning Lüderitz Nest Hotel is one of Namibia’s favourite hotels (est. 1998) and is located directly on the rocks and sea with its own private tidal beach and walk-on jetty – unique in Namibia!
Activities/attractions: catamaran tour, kolmanskop ghost town, dias cross
Day 8 Duwisib Guest Farm (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Get an insight into life on a rural farm, on the edge of the Namib Desert, 100kms from the nearest town. Your host, Jochen Frank-Schultz is well known for making time to answer all the questions curious travelers have about Namibia and it's people.
Activities: farm drive, walking trails
Day 9 Namib Desert Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Complementing the magnificence of a red sand sea, Namib Desert Lodge lies at the foot of ancient fossilised dunes.
Day 10 Namib Dune Star Camp (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Enjoy a night under the stars. Namib Dune Star Camp is situated on the crest of ancient sand dunes overlooking the spectacular landscape of the Namib Desert. Best described as a soft adventure camp, Namib Dune Star Camp offers the thrill of being out in the desert yet provides luxuries like soft beds and hot showers. The intimate camp has nine cabins, with a fair distance between them. Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom, a large bedroom and a spacious deck. The rooms have a double bed designed to be wheeled out for a night under the southern skies.
Day 11-13 The Delight Swakopmund (bed & breakfast)
Amongst the town’s captivating contrasts and old traditions, Gondwana’s Delight is a fresh breeze in the desert. Conveniently located within short walking distance of the ‘Mole’, our modern, uplifting and inviting hotel is the ideal base for your stay.
Activities/Attractions: camel riding, horse riding, quad biking, city tour, e-biking, catamaran tour, beach, souvenir shopping, desert tours, fishing, snake park, aquarium, jetty, cafés, restaurants, township tour, golf, bird watching
Day 14 Ai Aiba The Rock Painting Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Ai-Aiba -The Rock Painting Lodge is dramatically set against imposing granite boulders in the foothills of the Erongo Mountain range. Steeped in history these ancient rock formations are the eroded remains of a volcanic complex about 130 million years old. Famous for its countless rock painting sites Ai-Aiba is a mystical exploration of nature.
Activities: nature drive / bushman rock art, guided walk, san living museum tour
Day 15-17 Etosha Safari Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
Join us at this stylish lodge overlooking a vast expanse of mopane woodland. Space is an attractive element at Etosha Safari Lodge with its lavish view, spacious deck- and dining-area and airy rooms with private verandas. It's the place to open doors to the mystery and magic of Etosha, 'Place of Legends'.
Activities: game viewing (guided game drive into Etosha National Park, self-drive into Etosha National park)
Day 18 Okapuka Ranch (dinner, bed & breakfast)
77kms from Hosea Kutako Airport, Okapuka is perfectly located for your last evening in Namibia, to ensure a stress free drive to the airport. If time permits a tour of Windhoek is also possible.