5-day Northern Namibia Fly-in Safari
Go far, far beyond the reach of civilisation with this exclusive fly-in safari to north-west Namibia: Damaraland, Kaokoland and Etosha National Park.
- From US$9250 pp (Our pricing)
- 5 days
- Namibia, Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Kaokoland, Windhoek
- 4 nights fully inclusive accommodation in private, exclusive-access safari camps; all domestic flights at seat rates; road transfers; park entry fees and safari and sight-seeing activities
Track desert-adapted wildlife in scenic Damaraland; meet the semi-nomadic Himba of rugged Kaokoland and finish off with a big game wildlife safari in Etosha National Park on this 5-day fly-in safari.
Your pilot and guide will take you over the great sand sea of the Namib Desert via the Skeleton Coast to Damaraland, Kaokoland and Etosha National Park. This is an all-inclusive fly-in safari staying at exclusive-use tented camps.
- Day 1: Damaraland
Meet your pilot and guide at Eros Domestic Airport near the centre of Windhoek for a 10am departure to Damaraland via the Skeleton Coast.
On the way: The Kuiseb Canyon and the great sand sea of the Namib Desert; Eduard Bohlen shipwreck at Conception Bay; fly over the Skeleton Coast past the seal colony at Cape Cross and and the Winston shipwreck; picnic lunch on the beach; moon landscape of the Ugab formations - black ridges rising from the white desert.
When you're there: The camp is deep in the rocky mountains of Damaraland. Spend the day hiking in the area and visiting San rock art with a picnic lunch in a scenic spot; explore the Huab River valley and discover desert-adapted flora and fauna.
Accommodation: Kuidas Private Camp
- Day 2: Kaokoland
After lunch at Kuidas, you set off to Kaokoland via the Skeleton Coast.
On the way: Land at Terrace Bay and visit the roaring dunes and explore the coast, with its agate, lava and granite pebbles and sun-bleached whale skeletons.
When you're there: Explore the Hoarusib Valley; visit a settlement of the nomadic Himba people; look for desert-adapted elephant.
Accommodation: Purros Private Camp
- Day 3: Kunene River, Kaokoland
Fly north along the Skeleton Coast to Kaokoland and the Kunene River, which marks the border with Angola.
On the way: Kaiu Maru shipwreck and remnants of other shipwrecks; land for a scenic drive and a picnic lunch; drive through the remote and spectacular Hartmann Valley to arrive at camp by late afternoon.
When you're there: Boat cruise along the river spotting birds and wildlife; eco-adventure in the desert; meet Himba semi-nomadic pastoralists.
Accommodation: Kunene River Private Camp
- Day 4: Etosha National Park
After lunch on the Kunene River, fly to an exclusive-use lodge on the eastern edge of Etosha National Park.
On the way: Fly over the interior of Kaokoland; experience the immensity of Etosha Pan
When you're there: After breakfast, fly into the park for a game drive. Etosha has an estimated 250 lions, 300 rhinos, 2,500 giraffes, 6,000 zebras, 20,000 springbok and 2,000 elephants. This on top of a large number of lesser and common plains herds, and abundant birds makes game viewing in Etosha something special.
Accommodation: Private Safari Lodge near Etosha
- Day 5: Windhoek
After lunch in the park, it's time to head home. The flight back to Windhoek arrives before dark.
On the way: Fly over the Waterberg Plateau and the mountains around Windhoek.
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