Safari Overview

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1: Mariental
Day 2: Mariental
Day 3: Keetmanshoop
Day 4: Keetmanshoop
Day 5: Sossuvlei
Day 6: Sossuvlei
Day 7: Swakopmund
Day 8: Swakopmund
Day 9: Windhoek
Day 10: Windhoek
Day 11: Etosha National Park
Day 12: Etosha National Park
Day 13: Etosha National Park
Day 14: Depart


› 14 Days Best of Namibia

Detailed Itinerary Tour Inclusions Tour Exclusions

Day 1 - Mariental

Welcome to Namibia, upon arrival at the airport your vehicle will be ready for collection. Departing for your next destination Mariental you will be greeted by your hosts at Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch. Check in and relax. There is the option of booking a night game drive after dinner. The drive give the opportunity to look out for various nocturnal animals. HB at Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Day 2 - Mariental

Enjoy the morning by sleeping in or after breakfast you have the day to make either use of the amenities at the lodge as there is a wide selection of activities run by the game ranch all to the backdrop of beautiful landscapes. Bagatelle are custodian of a number of captive cheetah. Feeding time is both very popular and a highlight. Morning scenic drives, afternoon sundowner trips, an early walk with the San, birdwatching, stargazing and night drives can be arranged. If you are a nature lover you can explore the region on a leisurely horseback safari. HB at Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Day 3 - Keetmanshoop

After breakfast you check out and depart for Fish River Lodge that is situated near Keetmanshoop. When you gaze upon the striking beauty of the The Fish River Canyon, it is easy to see why you will fall in love with the nature scenery. HB at Fish River Lodge

Day 4 - Keetmanshoop

Day at leisure, you can book a morning cycling tour or as the natural beauty and serenity sets to work on calming the spirit, let the resident masseuse help you to relax those travel weary muscles in the privacy of your room. Swedish massage and indian head massage are offered by the professionally trained masseuse. HB at Fish River Lodge

Day 5 - Sossusvlei

Today you will head to Sossusvlei region. Check out and depart to Sossusvlei Lodge situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. HB at Sossusvlei Lodge

Day 6 - Sossusvlei

We recommend that you have an early start today and enter the Namib Naukluft Park. Entrance fees are payable at the gate, and as you drive approximately 75km to Sossusvlei you will enroute find Dune 45. If you are keen hikers you can climb this dune out. Please ensure that you have water with you proper shoes on(as flip flops won’t protect your feet from that warm sand/hat and enough sunscreen. After Dune 45 you will head to the area where you can either park your vehicle and be transported by a driver in a open safari vehicle to Sossusvlei and stop to visit the Deadvlei by taking a walk there - note for the safari vehicle transfer there is extra costs. Last but not least you visit Sesriem Canyon this is located approximately 4.5km from the entrance gate of the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The Tsauchab River has shaped the Canyon over millions of years and it is one of the few places in the area that holds water all year round. The early Afrikaans explorers in the region named the canyon after the fact that they had to use six (“ses”) leather straps (“riem”) tied together to create a rope long enough to lower buckets into the canyon below, in order to fetch water. You are welcome to park your vehicle and take a walk through the canyon. The canyon is narrow at places, however it is worth exploring due to the stunning rock formations that will captivate your attention. HB at Sossusvlei Lodge

Day 7 - Swakopmund

Enjoy breakfast and check out as you will now depart for Swakopmund a coastal city in Namibia, west of the capital, Windhoek. Its sandy beaches face the Atlantic Ocean. Established by German colonists in 1892, the city’s colonial landmarks include the Swakopmund Lighthouse and the Mole, an old sea wall. Next to the lighthouse, the Swakopmund Museum documents Namibian history. Inland, the elegant Swakopmund Railway Station, now a hotel, also dates to the colonial era. Upon arrival in Swakopmund you can check in at your hotel and the afternoon at leisure. For dinner there are many very good restaurants in the area you are welcome to enquiry at your hotel. BB at The Delight Swakopmund

Day 8 - Swakopmund

Today you have many activities that you can choose to do but ensure that you prebook to avoid disappointment. There are a dolphin/seal boat cruise that departs from the Walvis Bay Jetty, quad bike tours into the dunes, Sandwich Harbour tours or if you feel just to stroll in the streets of Swakopmund to explore the town. BB at The Delight Swakopmund

Day 9 - Windhoek

Departing for the Windhoek region, you will check in at Vingerklip Lodge. A place of mystery, wind-sculpted rock and far horizons... Nestling in a timeless valley is the Vingerklip Lodge on the 3000 ha Farm ̈Bertram ̈ that is surrounded by a game fence helping them to protect and preserve the animals. The 1600 ha private reserve has 3 waterholes in various locations around the lodge with the main water-hole being flood lit at night. Various types of animals including Giraffe, Eland, Zebra, Kudus, Oryx, Springbok, Impala, Warthogs,Baboons and Steenbok frequently visit the waterholes and are also often spotted when following the walking trails. HB at Vingerklip Lodge Namibia

Day 10 - Windhoek

Day at leisure make use of the amenities at the lodge or do some hiking trails there is on offer as well as a sundowner drive that can be prebooked at reception. HB at Vingerklip Lodge Namibia

Day 11 - Etosha

Your next and final destination for your holiday will be Etosha region. Enjoy the following 3days visiting Etosha National park by doing some game viewing with your vehicle or book a guided open vehicle safari at your Lodge. As the closest lodge to Etosha National Park, Mokuti is only a four minutes drive from the eastern Von Lindequist Gate near the historical Namutoni Fort and is located on its own private 4.000 hectare nature reserve, which shares a common border with this fascinating wildlife reserve. HB at Mokuti Etosha Lodge

Day 12 - Etosha

Day at leisure. HB at Mokuti Etosha Lodge

Day 13 - Etosha

Day at leisure. HB at Mokuti Etosha Lodge

Day 14 - Departure

A well deserved holiday has come to an end and depending on your flight departure time enjoy a last Namibian breakfast and heading back to Windhoek International airport where you will deliver your vehicle and check in for your flight. We wish you a safe journey home!

  • Meet/greet and welcome on arrival Services
  • Fullboard Accommodation on Select Camps + Lodges
  • Transport in open safari Land Cruiser-4x4WD
  • Park Entrance Fees to respective National parks/Game Reserve
  • Services of an English-speaking and professional driver guide
  • Game viewing drives per day whilst on safari
  • Flying Doctor membership service for emergencies
  • Complimentary bottled mineral water throughout the safari
  • Premium Alcoholic drinks,
  • Hot Air Balloon safari Excursion
  • Any Excursion not specified in itinerary
  • Tips to your driver/guide
  • Tourist Visas