Namibian Treasures of Flying Safari

At approximately 824,000 square kilometers, Namibia is immense even by African standards. But it’s what occupies this seemingly endless amount space that makes it special. Namibia is filled with rugged, beautiful landscapes of every kind creating an otherworldly environment from which an amazing wealth of wildlife has adapted and thrived. It’s perfect for nature lovers, for adventure or solace seekers, and for people looking to be inspired long after their departure.

  • Your trip will being in Windhoek and commence in Windhoek.
  • Experience ecological substrata including, savannah, saline desert, woodlands, and dry pan.
  • Daily afternoon and evening game drives & guided walks.
  • Possible sightings of endangered animals including the Black Rhino and Black-Faced Impala.
Day 1
Windhoek / Etosha National Park

Arrive at the Windhoek International Airport, clear customs and immigrations and continue through to the arrivals hall. Meet our representative and transfer to the Windhoek Eros Airport. Meet your pilot and commence on your flight to the Etosha National Park. From the Mokuti airstrip you will be transferred to Onguma Plains Camp where you will be accommodated for the next two nights. The Onguma Game Reserve borders onto Etosha National Park and covers an area of 38 000acres. Plains game roam freely and there are over 300 species of birds in that area.

Activities include:

  • Half day drives to Etosha National Park
  • Half day drives, night drives and guided walks on the Onguma Game Reserve.

Overnight: Onguma Plains Camp/Bush Suite.

Day 2
Etosha National Park (B/L/D)

After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy a guided drive into the Etosha National Park for a full day of game viewing. This Park consists of 22,270 km2 of saline desert, savannah and woodlands, and is one of the largest parks in Africa. Its definitive feature is the Etosha Pan, a vast, shallow depression of approximately 5,000 km2. Of the 114 mammal species found in the park, several are rare and endangered, such as the Black Rhino and Black-Faced Impala. Etosha’s current population of approximately 300 black rhinos represents one of the few growing populations in the world. Etosha’s elephants are reputed to be of the largest in Africa, the tallest ones measuring up to 4m at the shoulder. Their tusks are however relatively small, due to genetic defects and mineral deficiencies in their diet.

Overnight: Onguma Plains Camp/Bush Suite.

Day 3
Etosha National Park / Marienfluss area (B/L/D)

The Okahirongo River Camp is situated on the banks of the Kunene River and in the Marienfluss Valley in north-western Namibia. This is also home to the Himba people. There are 5 luxury double tents and a family villa, each with en-suite facilities including indoor and outdoor showers and a huge deck overlooking the river. The main complex is situated above the rapids and consists of 2 lounges, a library and a dining room. The swimming pool is the heart of the main area with a beautiful sun deck and ample space to relax around the pool.

Activities include

  • Visit to a local Himba village where their traditions and pastoral mode of life is maintained despite the influence of the modern world. Each village comprises of several families who live in wooden huts covered in earth and dung.
  • Game drives and scenic drives to the nearby mountains and red dunes.
  • Boat cruises with great birding and crocodile viewing opportunities.
  • Early morning walks are very much recommended and a great way to explore the Marienfluss valley.
  • Scenic flights and day trips to the nearby Epupa Falls can be arranged at an additional cost.

Overnight: Okahirongo River Camp.

Day 4
Etosha National Park / Marienfluss area (B/L/D)

After breakfast, continue enjoying the amenities of the camp. Many optional activities are available upon request, and may come at an additional cost.

Overnight Okahirongo River Camp.

Day 5
Marienfluss area / Kaokoveld area (B/L/D)

After a sumptuous breakfast meet your pilot and commence on your flight to the remote North-West of Namibia. Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is situated in the Kaokoland, often described as one of the last truly wild areas in the North West of Namibia and it features beautiful mountain landscapes and rugged tranquility. The lodge, in Purros Conservancy, is a no risk malaria destination and they share their place with both the Himba and Herero people. The lodge has a spectacular wraparound view and you can enjoy your stay by either lazing around the swimming pool, reading a book in the cool comfort of the library, or relaxing in one of the two open-air lounges or having a body massage. The menu changes daily, a delicious fusion of Italian and African cuisine. In the evenings dinner is served by candlelight in one of the two dining rooms or in the fire-lit traditional Namibian “boma” under the stars. The Kaokoland is the only place in the world where the elephants, black rhinos, giraffes, lions and other African animals live in a desert area.

Overnight: Okahirongo Purros Elephant Lodge.

Day 6
Kaokoveld area (B/L/D)

During your stay at the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, you can explore a true untouched wilderness area.

Activities include:

  • Desert adapted elephants tracking
  • Two daily game and scenic drives in open 4×4 vehicles
  • Night drives
  • Morning desert walk
  • Visits to a local Himba village. This day is totally dedicated to experiencing the untouched wilderness, alternatively you can spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Okahirongo Purros Elephant Lodge.

Day 7
Kaokoveld area / Damaraland area (B/L/D)

After breakfast at leisure meet your pilot and commence on your flight to Damaraland where you land at noon. Mowani Mountain Camp is set in the Twyfelfontein Conservancy between the Ugab and Huab Rivers. Discover the pool deck, lodged between the boulders where you can soak up the sun whilst enjoying a refreshing drink and admire the breath-taking views from your deck chair. Lunch is followed by siesta and an afternoon excursion to the ancient rock engravings of Twyfelfontein. Return to the camp for sundowners and dinner. Mowani is taken from the word Míwane, meaning “Place of God”, and it is here, that you will find the true meaning of peace and tranquility. From the moment you arrive at Mowani, you will be spoiled with the services and attention of our excellent staff that will go out of their way to make your stay as unique and enjoyable as humanly possible.

Overnight: Mowani Mountain Camp/Superior room.

Day 8
Damaraland / Swakopmund / NamibRand Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

After breakfast your charter flight will commence towards the coastal town of Swakopmund. Upon arrival at the Swakopmund Airport our representative will transfer you into Swakopmund city for lunch. After lunch transfer back to the Swakopmund Airport, meet your pilot and commence on your flight to Wolwedans, situated in the heart of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. The Wolwedans Dunes Lodge aims at providing a unique experience close to nature, yet without compromising any comfort and style. The entire lodge is constructed on wooden platforms and overlooks the panoramic vistas in the 185,000 acre NamibRand Reserve in all directions, capturing the desert in an intimate and memorable way. Each of the 9 spacious chalets with en-suite bathrooms as well as the four-bedded family chalet and the exclusive Mountain View Suite lead onto a private veranda and stretches of untouched sand.

Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge.

Day 9
NamibRand Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

Absorb the unique NamibRand Nature Reserve landscape during a morning and afternoon excursion by Landrover through the dunes, endless grassy plains and along mystical mountain formations. You could encounter large and small desert animals learn about their unique habits and explore the ancient hunting spots of the Bushmen. Revel in the incredible landscape around you and Wolwedans commitment to care for guest and nature alike. Here in this land of stretching blue skies, endless plains and countless creatures enacting nature’s savagely exciting passion play, you will find beauty feeding your soul, tranquility to clear your mind and space for your imagination to fly!

Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge.

Day 10
NamibRand Nature Reserve / Windhoek (B)

Awake in the pristine desert dawn and soak in the atmosphere and landscape from your bed whilst enjoying early morning tea. After breakfast at leisure, you are transferred to the airstrip to bid Wolwedans farewell and commence your return flight to Windhoek International Airport in time for your outbound flight.

  • Meet and greet on arrival at Airport.
  • Accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner).
  • Entrance fees where applicable.
  • Tours as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Professional English-speaking guide/driver guide.
  • Transfers
  • Travel Protection is offered on all packages at an additional cost.

Onguma Plains Camp
Onguma Game Reserve

Okahirongo River Camp
Etosha National Park

Okahirongo Purros Elephant Lodge
Etosha National Park

Mowani Mountain Camp
Twyfelfontein Conservancy Area

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
NamibRand Natural Reserve