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9-day Namibia Highlights Safari with Kaokoland (Fly-in)

Take a classic African wildlife safari in Etosha National Park, a unique desert experience in Sossusvlei and a fascinating Damaraland experience; add the last frontier of true wilderness - Kaokoland - and you're all set for this sensational 9-day Namibia Highlights Fly-in Safari.

Price from USD 5,741 pps
Duration 9 days
Tour Type Fly-in
Highlights Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Kaokoland, Sossusvlei
Includes

Accommodation; Meals (SQ); All activities; Private charter flights, Park entry fees; Meet and Greet; Airport/airstrip transfers; 24-hour support; Comprehensive tour file with detailed itinerary, map, route descriptions, booking vouchers, contact numbers and useful information

Excludes

International flights; Personal travel insurance; Entry visas; Staff gratuities

Visit Namibia's iconic destinations with a 9-day highlights fly-in that hops from safari lodge to safari lodge in a rather comfortable and spectacular manner.

Starting and ending in Namibia's capital city, Windhoek, you will fly over the great sand sea to iconic destination #1: Sossusvlei; then over the Skeleton Coast to iconic destination #2: Damaraland; then to the realm of the nomadic Himba people iconic destination #3; and finish off with a classic big game safari at iconic destination #4: Etosha National Park.

This fly-in tour is reversible and available in three levels of comfort: ultra-luxury, luxury and standard. You can also extend the itinerary by as many days as you wish to include some of Namibia's other major destinations like Swakopmund and the Caprivi.

Itinerary Summary

Itinerary Details

Day 1 & 2: Sossusvlei ( 2 nights )

From Windhoek International Airport or Eros Domestic you will fly over the Khomas Hochland and the Naukluft Mountains down the 1000m escarpment to Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert.

On the way: A sneak preview of Sossusvlei - the main attraction - as seen from the air will reveal an endless sea of copper-and-ochre sand dunes stretching to the Skeleton Coast and the Atlantic Sea.

When you're there: Your must-do activity is an excursion into Sossusvlei. Wander about Dead Pan, with its eerie dream-like collection of petrified acacia trees and red dunes rising sheer from the salt-white pan. Climb a dune and capture the full force of a sea of red sand dunes as far as you can see... at sunrise.

Back on your private nature reserve you can take scenic game drives into the desert looking for creatures great, small and odd. Sunsets are saluted in traditional African fashion and the evening under the desert sky will lull you into a deep and peaceful sleep.

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Day 3 & 4: Damaraland ( 2 nights )

When you've had your fill of cloudless blue skies, vast open spaces, ever-changing hues and pristine wilderness it's time for your next Namibian treat - Damaraland.

On the way: As you fly over one of the world's largest nature reserves the land changes from dunes and mountains to vast plains that collide with a dune belt along the Skeleton Coast past Conception Bay, Sandwich Harbour and Walvis Bay. It's a pretty scenic flight. You will land in Swakopmund to re-fuel your plane for the flight to Twyfelfontein in Damaraland.

When you're there: Twyfelfontein is the scene of Africa's most concentrated collection of San rock art and the scenery is tranquil, picturesque and unique.

Birding, geology, nature walks and scenic drives compliment the unique Namibian experience that is Damaraland.

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Day 5 & 6: Kaokoland ( 2 nights )

Today you set off to Kaokoland

On the way: Fly over the rugged Koakoland far beyond the reach of civilisation

When you're there: Explore the Hoarusib Valley; visit a settlement of the nomadic Himba people; look for desert-adapted elephant. Enjoy a full day elephant drive to search for the desert adapted elephants in the Hoanib River area

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Day 7 & 8: Etosha National Park ( 2 nights )

Your mid-morning flight takes you over Kaokoland to the eastern border of Etosha National Park.

On the way: As you fly over Kaokoland the land rises and levels out to form game-rich savannah plains that support the spectrum of southern African wildlife and several endemics to boot.

When you're there: No visit to Namibia would be complete without a safari in Etosha National Park.

Your two days in Etosha offer the traditional classic African wildlife safari with all of the big game and plains species present in great numbers. Top this with a unique national park that has a massive pan in the middle surrounded by natural waterholes and you have an exceptional game viewing experience.

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Day 9: Windhoek ( Departure / End of Tour )

Bid farewell to the wildlife, the peace and tranquillity and the unspoiled scenery as you fly back to Windhoek in time to catch your outbound flight at the end of your amazing Namibia highlights fly-in safari tour.

Windhoek cityscape

Prices

Guests Accommodation Season Amount
2 Standard Low Season USD 5,741 pps
2 Standard High Season USD 6,241 pps
2 Luxury Low Season USD 7,055 pps
2 Luxury High Season USD 7,514 pps
2 Ultra-luxury Low Season USD 9,627 pps
2 Ultra-luxury High Season USD 11,333 pps
  • Low Season is from 1 January to 30 June and High Season is from 1 July to 31 December.
  • Our prices are based on two adults sharing accommodation unless otherwise stated.
  • Please treat all pricing as a guide only. Read more about our pricing.
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