Namibia - the land, sandwiched between two rivers, Orange in the south and the Kunene in the north is a barren land. But contrasts and colours of its landscape are still inviting and strangely attractive. Its wide desert expanse and the tranquillity in atmosphere captivate everyone and those who travel fall in love with it. Namibia is Africa, an adventure, but one doesn't need to be an adventurer to experience this country. A well maintained road network, comfortable hotels, lodges and guest farms make travelling a pleasure. The endless savannah, bush lands and an amazingly diverse animal world make Namibia One Of The Greatest Travelling Hotspot In The World.
The development of Namibian Tourism is keeping pace with the development of its travelling agencies. Due to the mushrooming agencies, each one have been compelled to sale the most authentic packages. One of the best packages of Namibia for travellers is Ultimate Namibia 15 Days 14 Nights.
Kalahari covering no less than 9 African countries is a vast semi desert of wind-blown sand. The landscape is not all about the sand. Other features it includes are the grasses and acacias. You can find over 400 identified plant species here. The animals found here are the Kalahari Desert lions, Elephants rhino and African buffalo. The leopards are very common to trace. The "Big five" found in Namibian part of Kalahari Desert; include the Gemsbok, the desert lion, the springbok, the eland and the leopard.
Harnas Wildlife Foundation is the longest running wildlife rehabilitation centre in Namibia. It focuses on the establishment and up keeping of safe zones for animals captured or expelled from encroached environments, as well as the rehabilitation and care of sick, injured or abandoned animals. The foundation strives to give animals a second chance at life, by rehabilitating and releasing them back into their natural habitat or caring for the ones that will not survive in the wild. The Lapa is the central communal area of the foundation and is situated on the main lawn where several tame wildlife species roam free. Behind the main area are Chachma Baboon enclosures where guests can watch the baboons going about their daily antics. The Bar in the front of the Lapa provides guests with a wide selection of snacks, drinks, fine wines and other alcoholic beverages. It is a nice place to chill.
On a game drive like Cheetah walk here you will witness the beastly grip of a lion grabbing a chunk of meat in mid-air as well as the immense power of a leopard leaping up a tree for his meal. The amazing sounds and behaviour of the endangered wild dog will leave a lasting impression on you before seeing the agile and graceful cheetah. In the feeding tour you would find how the baboons are fed.
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch is a lodge lies on the edge of the Southern Kalahari. Surrounded with the mixed tree and shrub Savannah it is a nice place to chill. The service delivered here with graciousness and charm, provides excellent value and unforgettable memories for the judicious travellers.
It is the longest interior river found in Namibia. The river flows intermittently and when it ceases to flow it becomes a chain of long narrow pools on the sandy rock-strewn floor of the chasm. Guided and unguided walks into the canyon are possible during April to September. In the canyon you may encounter several species of mammals and birds , such as wild horses, Mountain Zebra ,Kudu, Leopard, Steenbok, Baboon and the birds include Pelicans, Black Eagles, Fish Eagles, Kingfishers, Lovebirds, Wild Ostrich etc.
Hobas Camp is a camp site at the end of the Fish River Canyon.
Quiver Tree Forest: a natural forest of roughly 200 quiver trees, set on a large outcrop of blackish dolerite rocks is a fascinating destination.
Aus is the region that is characterized by the Succulent Karoo, where the botanical diversity is unparalleled by any other arid region on earth and is the world’s only plant hotspot that is entirely arid. This eco-region is home to greater than 5,000 higher plant species, nearly 40 percent of which are endemic having the richest juicy flora in the world.
The hotel comprises of 70 rooms and 3 luxurious suites which are facing to the sea with FREE Wi-Fi facilities. The hotel has 3 wheelchair friendly rooms; elevator and all public areas are accessible. The locally applauded Penguin Restaurant serves the fine and varied menu. The upper deck CRAYFISH BAR LOUNGE is the premier venue in town to sip on your favourite cocktail, enjoy a Cappuccino, good wines and beers. FREE Wi-Fi throughout.
Visit Kolmanskop, a deserted Ghost Town in the Sperrgebiet – once a cosmopolitan center where diamonds were lying around like “plums under a plum tree”.
The Diaz (Dias) Cross is a replica of one of the crosses that Bartholemeu Dias dropped off on his voyage around the Cape in 1488. 500 years later, this one was erected in his honour.
Namib is the world’s oldest desert, having a remarkably varied landscape and flora and fauna. Namib Desert Lodge are spread out along the foot of the fossilised dunes of the ancient Namib. The hotel has 65 en suite rooms with air conditioning with a restaurant and bar, an inviting terrace with views of the fossilised dunes. A red sail sunset or flamingo pink dawn drive through the dunes will take your breath away. Discover the fossilized dunes, the red dunes above the plateau and the many wonders of the Namib Desert on this guided drive around Gondwana Namib Park.
Sossusvlei - The Vlei
Sossusvlei is a salt pan made of cracked and dry surface of salt and clay. But remarkably, only once every ten years the dry cracked earth transforms into a luscious flowing river which attracts countless animals.
Once an oasis, studded with acacias and fed by a river suddenly changed course, leaving the earth to dry up along with the trees it previously supported. Due to dry climatic conditions the trees never decomposed. As a result even today, 900 years later, they remain as desiccated, blackened lookouts dotting the pan’s cracked surface. Surrounded by the red-pink dunes of the Namib Desert, they create a surreal spectacle that is a photographer's dream.
This striking natural feature is a deep chasm carved through the rocks by water. The Stony walls rise up sharply on both sides of the canyon, while birds roost in its crags and lizards dart along the ledges.
Swakopmund is Namibia’s most popular holiday destination. It’s pleasant summer climate and decent beaches attract surfers, anglers and beach lovers from all over Southern Africa. For visitors, it’s a Namibia’s adrenalin capital, and offers a wide range of gut-curdling activities from sand boarding and quad-biking to skydiving and camel riding. Overnight: Orange House
ORANGE House is a family-run, private Guesthouse, located only a 1 minute walks away from the beach having 13 spacious double rooms, each with en-suite bathroom and access to our beautiful garden and sun terrace.
Sandwich Harbour 4x4.
The Sandwich Harbour 4x4 Excursion takes you to the Walvis Bay Lagoon, the Saltpans, the Kuiseb River Delta, Sandwich Harbour, and - if weather and tides allow for it - the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon. You have a chance to see pelicans, seals, dolphins.
Brandberg is the Namibia’s highest peak, with its zenith, the Königstein. Brandberg has been sacred to the San people for centuries, and the Tsisab Ravine at its base is permeated with over 45 000 ancient San rock paintings, including the famous ‘White Lady’.
Cape Cross Seal Colony
This rocky shoreline represents the breeding ground for largest colony of fur seals of Southern Africa. The area can hardly be described as the most romantic sight for a great moment in the annals of discovery.
It is Namibia’s first conservation area. In the central and eastern region of Etosha there are over 30 water holes - ideal places to sit and wait it out for an unbelievable 114 different game and over 340 different bird species.
Overnight: Okaukuejo Campsite
Home to the Etosha Ecological Institute, Okaukuejo is the oldest tourist camp in Etosha. Facilities here include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camp sites. The main attraction of this camp is that it overlooks a permanent waterhole where a wide diversity of wildlife congregates and interacts from lion to rhino to elephant and antelope in the floodlit.
Open Vehicle Etosha Game Drive.
Open game viewer vehicles ensure that guests enjoy the best possible view and photographic opportunities. The game drive most often focuses around the waterholes where you are most likely to see a variety of wildlife quenching their thirst.
Return back to airport to find your flight to home.