Day 1: Arrival Windhoek
Upon arrival you will be picked up by a Namibia Destinations tour guide, where you will be taken to Windhoek the Capital of Namibia, where you can spend the day getting to know the town. A Few attractions to consider are:
- The Alte Feste
- Christus Kirche
- Katutura Town ship, where you can have some of the local cuisine, and see how the local Namibians form the different tribes live.
At the end of the day we go to the World-Renowned Joes Beerhouse where you can enjoy a cold beer and some of Namibia’s finest game meat.
Day 2: Schoenfeld Castle
Today we head North West to Omaruru (+/- 240km), where we can have a stop at the Krystall Wine Gallery, where we can taste some of the local wine from Erongo Mountain winery.
We can enjoy a light lunch in Omaruru at a local restaurant before we have the last 45 Minute drive to Schoenfeld Guest Farm. Here we will be greeted by the von Seydlitz family with a cold drink and the friendly staff showing us to our rooms. In the afternoon we can go on a Sundowner Drive. We end of the night with a homemade dinner and enjoy a Gin and Tonic next to a fire under the African stars.
After a hearty breakfast at Schoenfeld we make our way to Twyfelfontein (+/- 4 hours), home to one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. At Twyfelfontein we can do some Hiking through the petrified forest, we can see the Organ pipes and the burnt mountain which is the result of a Volcanic eruption a long time ago.
There we can also see the world-famous bushman engravings that was made by the first bushmen today called the San people.
We can do a game drive in the afternoon where we look for the Desert adapted elephant roaming in these areas. Namibia is one of the two places in Africa where there are still free roaming elephants. At the end of the day we can enjoy a sundowner and enjoy the view over the rugged terrain in Damaraland.
Today after our early breakfast we have a scenic drive to the historic Fort Sesfontein, we drive over the huab pass and past the Grootberg pass, arriving midday at Sesfontein where we can learn more about the history and enjoy a relaxed afternoon before our long drive tomorrow through the Hoanib River to Purros.
Today we have a long but incredibly scenic drive through the Hoanib river, where we can see an abundance of wildlife species, ranging from Springbuck, ostrich, giraffe and hopefully the desert adapted elephant. We almost reach the coast line where we turn back inland to Okahirongo Elephant Lodge a luxury in the midst of this semi desert area.
Today we head back to Opuwo via Sesfontein and Warmquelle. We stay the night in Opuwo country lodge. There will be enough free time to completely relax and rejuvenate energy levels.
Day 7: Epupa Camp / Okahirongo Water Lodge
After a early breakfast in Opuwo we head up to the Epupa Falls (3 Hours)
We have plenty of activities to choose from, we can visit the Himba tribe still living in their natural environment (only on pre-bookings), we can visit the Majestic Epupa Falls that flows from the Kunene river and go for a hiking trail in the nearby mountains. There are also fishing excursions and sundowner cruises on the Kunene River where we can see crocodiles and Hippos.
Our second day at Epupa Camp we set out solely for the excursions they have at the Lodge, here we can go out on a morning boat cruise or a fishing trip, depending on our time we had the previous day we can go out and visit the himbas. We can enjoy the rest of the day next to the river with this sub tropical climate.
Day 9: Etosha National Park (Okaukuejo Resort)
Today after an early breakfast, we head to Etosha national Park, when we arrive at the Galton Gate on the Western side of the park we enter and we can start looking out for the animals in Etosha, we will see plenty of zebra, Springbuck, Blue Wildebeest and other plains game. In the western side we hope to see Leopards and we also drive past the dolomite hills.
Day 10: Waterberg Plateau
After an early morning breakfast we take the road via Otjworongo to the Waterberg Plateau(+/- 3.5 hours). We can enjoy a meal at the crocodile farm with a tender crocodile fillet in Otjiwarongo.
We then make our way to Waterberg, a very historic place in the Namibian history where the battle between the Herero Tribe and the Germans took place. We can visit the battle grounds and learn more about this part of the Namibian history. We can also take a morning game drive to the top of the plateau where we can see the White rhino and buffalo, and plenty of other plains game.
Today we head back to Windhoek to enjoy the last day and on our way we can stop in Okahandja at the Market to buy sovinirs.
We can enjoy a last meal in the capital at one of the many restaurants Windhoek has to offer. We can also go for a sundowner at the Thule hotel where we have a beautiful view over the town.