Example trip

The Best of Northern Namibia

Best for:

Wildlife fans, photographers and nature fanatics

11 nights
$8,720
All year

Itinerary highlights

  • Witness important concentrations of rock art in Twylfelfontein

  • Explore Skeleton Coast’s rugged desert

  • See black rhino, kudu, giraffe, zebra, lion, cheetah, leopard at Onguma Game Reserve

  • Visit Etosha National Park, home to a rich array of wildlife

  • Head on an off-road night drive around Okonjima Nature Reserve

Curated by Victoria

“Strandwolf is one of the best places to spot the rare brown hyena, and Okonjima Reserve offers a first-hand insight into predator conservation. Do visit Oom Jantlie Rhyn’s family village in Damaraland.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival in Windhoek

Upon arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation.

Time permitting, you can explore the city of Windhoek; the historical architecture, ithe Alte Feste and old fort, or head to the restaurants, cafes and shops.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Windhoek - Twyfelfontein

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Damaraland.

Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to your accommodation.

Set in the Kunene Region of northwestern Namibia, Twylfelfontein is a scenic site in Damaraland featuring one of the largest and most important concentrations of rock art in Africa.

Time permitting, you’ll embark on a nature drive or activity.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Activities from your camp

This morning you’ll embark on your nature activity.

After 3 - 4 hours, return to camp for a siesta.

Later, you’ll enjoy light tea, coffee and snacks, before heading out for your afternoon safari activity.

You’ll return to the lodge for a drink around the campfire and dinner under the stars.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Damaraland - Skeleton Coast

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Hoanib Skeleton Coast.

Stretching from the Swakop River to southern Angola, the Skeleton Coast encompasses thousands of miles of sandy desert dotted with remnants of shipwrecks, an array of desert adapted wildlife and flora, and wildlife including seabird colonies, Cape fur seals, zebra, gemsbok, desert-adapted elephant, lion, the elusive brown hyena, and more.

Time permitting, you’ll embark on an afternoon/evening activity.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Skeleton Coast

The next two days will begin with an early breakfast before heading on your morning safari activity.

The afternoon will be spent relaxing at the camp before meeting for tea, coffee and snacks.

Afterwards you’ll embark on your afternoon safari activity. You’ll return to the camp in time for a drink before dinner.

 

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Skeleton Coast

This morning you'll head on your morning safari activity.

The afternoon will be spent relaxing at the camp before meeting for tea, coffee and snacks.

Afterwards you’ll embark on your afternoon safari activity and return to the camp in time for a drink before dinner.

EXTRA: On a three-night stay, spend a day exploring the coast at Mowe Bay with a picnic lunch overlooking a shipwreck. Weather permitting, a scenic flight back to camp is offered.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Skeleton Coast - Onguma Game Reserve

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to the Etosha Region.  

Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to Onguma Game Reserve.

Situated east of Etosha, bordering Fisher's Pan, the reserve features over 34000 hectares of protected land scattered with a variety of wildlife including plains game, black rhino, kudu, giraffe, zebra, lion, cheetah, leopard and more than 300 bird species.

Time permitting, you’ll embark on a safari activity.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Onguma Game Reserve

The next two days will begin with an early breakfast before your morning safari activity.

Explore the richness of Etosha National Park, return for lunch and afternoon activities on the reserve, enjoy a late afternoon activity, and get back in time for sunset drinks and dinner.  

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Onguma Game Reserve

Enjoy the day at Onguma Game Reserve embarking on game drives, activities and sunset drinks.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Okonjima.

Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to Okonjima Nature Reserve, a 22 000 ha reserve which is home to AfriCAT, a carnivore sanctuary, which gives captive cats a second chance to be released back into the wild.

You’ll embark on a safari activity, for example, cat tracking guided safaris, leopard-spotting or off-road night drives where you’ll learn about local San culture along the Bushmen trail.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Enjoy your time at Okonjima Nature Reserve.

Embark on a safari activity, for example, cat tracking guided safaris, leopard-spotting or off-road night drives where you’ll learn about local San culture along the Bushmen trail.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 12
Departure

You’ll be transferred to the airstrip for your onward journey.

From: $8,720 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing