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7 DAYS NORTHERN NAMIBIA SAFARI- ACCOMMODATED- SELF DRIVE - 7 Days

7 Days Northern Namibia Safari
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7 Days self-drive is to visit around the main highlights that Namibia has to offer in Africa. In just 7 days we would never be able to fit in everything you wanted to see but you will see the main most attractions. You will spend time amongst the Northern part, go back in time with the coastal time of Swakopmund. Experience the vast landscapes of Otjiwarongo and exceptional game viewing at the world famous Etosha National Park.

Overview

  • DEPARTURE: This tour departs from Windhoek
  • COUNTRY(‘S): Namibia
  • DESTINATIONS: Etosha Safari Namibia
  • TOUR CODE: 7AS-NAM-NTH-1
  • RETURN: Back to Windhoek in the Afternoon
  • PASSENGERS: Minimum 1 Traveler and a Maximum of 14 Travelers per group
  • STYLE:  Lodging
  • MEALS: BD: Breakfast and Dinner
  • VEHICLE: 2-3: Double Cab 4x4/ SUV

4 - 7 guests: Toyota Quantum/Landcruiser with a purpose-built trailer

8-14 guests: Toyota Dyna truck (a modified safari vehicle) / Iveco Daily 24-Seater

Day 1
Windhoek to Okonjima 219.8km

Accommodation:Okonjima Plains Camp, Okonjima Nature Reserve , or similar

Guest will be meet Enrico’s Tours representative and the Vehicle will b handed over. The guest will then depart to Okonjima which is situated in the Midway between the spectacular Etosha National Park and the capital city of Windhoek, lies the well-known Okonjima Nature Reserve. Guest will enjoy thrilling cat tracking guided safaris, leopard-spotting, off-road night drives and learn about local San culture along the Bushmen trail.

Recommended Activities:THE CARNIVORE CARE PROGRAM

Overnight: Okonjima Plains Camp

Plains Camp honours the Hanssen’s family cattle-farming heritage with its three-tier accommodation facility of 10 spacious View Rooms, 14 spacious Standard Rooms and six affordable Garden Rooms.

It is family-friendly and wheelchair accessible.

The Plains Camp is 700m from the airstrip within the secluded wilderness area of Okonjima Nature Reserve and has majestic sunset views. Its design honours the Hanssen’s family cattle-farming history with its three-tier accommodation facility of 10 large View Rooms, 14 spacious Standard Rooms and six affordable Garden Rooms. It is family-friendly and wheelchair accessible.

Okonjima was a cattle farm since the early 1920s that was bought by Brahman breeders Val (VJ) and Rose Hanssen in 1970. By the time Namibia gained its independence in early 1990, they needed to address increasing livestock losses and growing interest in Namibia as a tourist destination. Three years later their herds of Brahman and Jersey cattle were sold and Okonjima’s attention turned to recovering the grass plains and transforming it into a nature reserve, with a primary focus on carnivore conservation through The AfriCat Foundation. Today it’s a luxurious African safari destination in the heart of Namibia that’s ideal for wildlife photography and famed for its cheetah, brown hyena and leopard sightings.

Day 2
Okonjima to Etosha National Park (231.5km)

Accommodation:Etosha Safari Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia, Etosha Southor similar

After breakfast in the Morning at 09:00 am guest will depart toEtosha, while on their way they can grab lunch at a shopping centre before proceeding to Etosha National Park.The route is almost too short to stop, barring a comfort stop at Outjo and a picture of the Ugab Terrace. If time permits, enter Etosha for an afternoon game drive. Depending on how often you stop today, on entering the park, the first stop would be Okaukuejo where you pay your entry fee and I suggest you pop in at the local shop to purchase some drinks and snacks and most importantly, a map of Etosha which will show you all the waterholes along the way. Etosha has lions, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, springbok and elephants. This on top of many lesser and common plains herds, and abundant birds makes game viewing in Etosha.

Meals included: Breakfast

Recommended Activities: Afternoon Game Drive

Day 3
Etosha National Park

Accommodation:Etosha Safari Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia, Etosha Southor similar

Guest will take early breakfast and can go on the Full day game drive and around 12h00 -13h00 clients will have lunch inside the park t Halali Resort and continue with the game drive up till the afternoon and after the game drive guest will have leisure time to enjoy the atmosphere before dinner.

Meals: Breakfast

Recommended Activity: Full day Game Drive

Overnight: Etosha Safari Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia

Etosha Safari Lodge is located 10 km south of Andersson Gate on the C 38 (Etosha National Park).

Sip on a drink while watching the ruby sun dip into the mopane woodland. Perched on a hill with expansive views, this stylish lodge offers 65 chalets that provide a peaceful base from which to explore the animal bounty of Etosha National Park.

A shuttle service operates between Windhoek and Etosha Safari Lodge and Camp (on request).

Day 4
Etosha to Palmwag 292.2km

Accommodated: Grootberg Lodge, Palmwag/ Similar

Guest will get early breakfast and depart to Palmwag which is a Palmwag is a nature reserve idyllically located along a palm-lined tributary of the Uniab River. Water is scarce in this area, so the river’s presence often lures elephants closer to the camps. Palmwag is situated halfway between Swakopmund and Etosha, and is the ideal base from which to see the sights of the Kunene region or embark on one of the many local hiking trails.

Recommended Activity:Visit to Crocodile Range

Overnight: Grootberg Lodge

14 Twin and 2 family rock and thatch chalets gaze out over the Klip River Valley, where Black Eagles hunt just below your private deck. Two family units provide enough space for parents and two children to share comfortably.

Day 5
Palmwag to Twyfelfontein 292.2km

Accommodation: Madisa Camp, Twyfelfontein / Similar

Guest will have early breakfast and depart from Palmwag area to Twyfelfontein which is set in the Kunene Region of Northwestern Namibia, Twylfelfontein is a spectacularly scenic area, featuring one of the largest and most important concentrations of rock art in Africa. Upon arrival guest can visit White Lady paintings.

Meals: Breakfast

Recommended activities: Visit to white Lady Paintings

Overnight at Madisa Camp

is situated on the D2612 road to Twyfelfontein, a very popular route. The camp is hidden between amazing rock formations which are scattered with Bushman Paintings and has privy to an ancient Desert Elephant route that often gets visited by these beautiful giants.

Each spacious campsite has an exquisite view of the Gauntegab River bed and rock formations. The campsites have individual ablution facilities situated on stilts hidden in the tree tops. The braai facilities also double up as a heater (donkey system) for hot running water at each open air shower.

Day 6
Twyfelfontein to Swakopmund (336.7km)

Accommodation: Pebble Stone House, Swakopmund / Similar

Guest depart to Swakopmund early morning at around 09:00 am. Once clients have arrived, they will get lunch in Swakopmund after quad biking and Sandboard activity which is about a 2-hour drive. After the activities, other optional activities can be Skydiving, Sandwich habour, kayaking, and desert tour. There are a lot of activities that clients can do in Swakopmund.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Recommended Activities: Sandboarding and Quad Biking

Overnight: Pebble Stone House

Bellied in the town centre of Namibia's premier coastal holiday town of Swakopmund, is PebbleStoneHouse Bed & Breakfast. Situated in the charming Kramersdorf neighbourhood, this property celebrates new world décor housed in old world charm. The property has been gracefully restored into a lovely guest house – 10 minutes walk from the beach, popular Swakopmund restaurants, shopping areas and Swakop River and Namib Dunes.

Lovingly restored to modern home splendor, this guest house has en-suite guest rooms: twin bed or double bed. All rooms celebrate light, modern and airy living spaces. White washed walls blend with soft beach wood floors and hints of shaded olive to create “beach home” splendor, but emphasis remaining on “African charm”. Rooms have private terraces that lead to the garden walk-ways.

PebbleStoneHouse offers breakfast daily and welcome guests to inquire at reception for the establishment's “preference restaurant list” of recommendations to fine dining experiences in Swakopmund. All restaurants are generally within walking distance of the PebbleStoneHouse, but taxi services can also be arranged at reception.

Day 7
Swakopmund to Windhoek 351.8km

Guest will have breakfast and drive back to Windhoek to hand over the vehicle and depart back to airport or Windhoek accommodation.

End of Itinerary

Accommodation

Destination Basis Duration
Okonjima Plains Camp Okonjima Nature Reserve BB

1 Night

Etosha Safari Lodge Gondwana Collection Namibia

Etosha South BB 2 Nights
Grootberg Lodge Palmwag BB

1 Night

Madisa Camp

Twyfelfontein BB 1 Night
Pebble Stone House Swakopmund BB

1 Night

INCLUDE

  • Vehicle 4x4 Renault Duster (2-4 Pax)
  • Vehicle Toyota Quantum Mini Bus (5-10 Pax)
  • GPS
  • 1 Extra Spare Tyre
  • On Road Assistance
  • Passenger liability 15%
  • VAT 2% tourism levy
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfast for the Client

EXCLUDE

  • Upgrade to 4x4 Pick-Up Toyata Hilux
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Fuel Cost for Duration of Tour
  • Vehicle Rental Deposit
  • Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks at lodges and on road
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Tips for tour guides
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Items not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch and Dinner will be on clients cost. All accommodations serve dinner and lunch. but Client will have the right to choose where to have lunch and dinner.
  • Porterage and Gratitudes
  • International/National Flights and Airport Taxes
  • Travel/Medical Insurance

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Price From USD$1,120/person
1,120
Total $ 2,240 USD