Namibian Visions Flying Safari

“Anyone who has flown over the vast infinity of the Namibia Desert in a light aircraft will know that it is the closest to flying like a bird that you will ever get. You will experience a sense of timelessness and space amplified above, below and beyond. Your breath will have been taken away time and time again as the colors and contours of the dunes change and expand into infinity.”

  • Your trip will begin in Windhoek and commence in Windhoek.
  • Experience ecological substrata including, savannah, saline desert, woodlands, and dry pan.
  • Guided walks – morning and afternoon game drives.
  • Possible encounters with up to 114 different species of mammals.
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 stay for the next two nights. The Reserve covers an area of 38,000acres and incorporates ecological substrata such as savannah, bushveld, omuramba and dry pan. Plains game roam freely and there are over 300 species of birds in that area.

Activities include:

  • Half day drives to Etosha National Park
  • 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. The former is endemic to north-western Namibia and South-western Angola. 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 / Damaraland (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. Lunch is followed by siesta and an afternoon excursion to the ancient rock engravings of Twyfelfontein. Return to the camp for sundown’s 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 4
Damaraland (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you will have an excursion to the world-famous Petroglyphs at Twyfelfontein and have a feeling of how the San (Bushman) people communicated with their ancestors. Twyfelfontein could also become one of Namibia’s first world heritage sites, adding more value to the local communities. Return to the Camp for lunch and leisurely afternoon by the pool. Alternatively join a game drive down the riverbed in search for the rare Desert elephant.

Overnight: Mowani Mountain Camp /Superior room.

Day 5
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 you will transfer to Swakopmund 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 Namib Rand Reserve in all directions, capturing the desert in an intimate and memorable way.

Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge.

Day 6
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! Optionally (depending on tours and season), you could join a day-safari with picnic lunch en-route, arriving back at the Lodge for sundowners and dinner.

Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge.

Day 7
NamibRand Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

After breakfast, continue enjoying the amenities of the lodge with morning and afternoon game drives.

Overnight Wolwedans Dunes Lodge.

Day 8
NamibRand Nature Reserve / Windhoek (B/L/D)

Awake in the pristine desert dawn and soak in the atmosphere and landscape from your bed whilst enjoying early morning tea. After breakfast spend the morning at leisure, until 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

Mowani Mountain Camp
Twyfelfontein Conservancy Area

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
NamibRand Natural Reserve