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- Wildlife Watching
- Meet the Locals
- Rental Car
Main travel focus
7 Day Northern Namibian Adventure
- Explore Etosha National Park
- Explore the main attractions in Namibia at your own pace
- Best places in the shortest amount of time with not too much stress
- Best back up and support
The seven-day Northern Adventure has been designed to give you a short but comprehensive safari around the main highlights of Northern and Central-Western Namibia.
You will visit a private game reserve, experience the amazing wildlife in Etosha National Park and have the first-hand experience of the Stone Age culture of the Himba Tribes.
Namibia’s UNESCO Heritage Site in beautiful desert Damaraland is next and then on to Namibia’s premier seaside town, Swakopmund on the Skeleton Coast. All this is before you return to Windhoek.
- 6x nights accommodation as stated
- 6x breakfast
- 3x dinner
- Vehicle includes:
- Theft and Collision Damage Waiver
- Personal Accident Insurance
- Unlimited mileage
- Airport Surcharge - Tourism Levy
- Value Added Tax at 14%
- Carbon Emissions Tax
- Additional Driver charge per rental, per driver
- Damage due to Sandblasting
- Tyre and rim damage, hubcaps
- GPS Unit Accommodation as noted Activities as stated
- Meals other than specified
- Additional activities
- Entrance fees to National parks
- Alcoholic beverages
- Soft drinks & bottled water
- Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature
- International flights
- Airport taxes
- Other expenses
- Not included in the vehicle rate:
- 2ND Additional Driver
- - Young Driver surcharge per day, per driver
- One way drop off charges
- Delivery and Collection fees
- Cross Border Charges
- Document Administration Fee
- Traffic Fine Handling Fee
- Claim Handling Fee
- Assessor's Fee
- Water and under-carriage damage to vehicles
- Game drives at Mount Etjo (From USD30/per person)
- Lion Feed at Mount Etjo (From USD15/per person)
- Rhino tracking at Grootberg Lodge (From USD165/per person)
- Desert Elephant tracking at Grootberg Lodge (From UDS115/per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Windhoek!
Welcome to Namibia! On your arrival at the International airport, you will collect your vehicle and depart for the night.
The Waterberg Region incorporates the Waterberg Plateau National Park and the farming districts from Outjo and Otjiwarongo in the west to Grootfontein and Tsumeb in the West.
Leave For Etosha National Park
This morning, you will depart for the Etosha National park. Located in Northwestern Namibia, Etosha East is a protected sanctuary in the Eastern part of the world-renowned Etosha National Park, known as one of the most accessible game reserves in Southern Africa.
Etosha East boasts vast open plains scattered with semi-arid savannah grasslands dotted with watering holes and secluded bush camps. An impressive 5000-square-kilometre Etosha salt pan makes up a large area of the eastern side of the park and can even be seen from space.
This remote area teems with abundant wildlife such as lions, elephants, black rhinos and giraffes, as well as a variety of birdlife featuring flamingos, ostriches, eagles, hornbills, and owls.
Go Game Viewing For The Entire Day
Rise and shine! Today you depart via the National Park to the Southern side. You can spend the full day game viewing. Located just south of the boundary of Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia, Etosha South makes up the southern region of this wild paradise. Get ready to see a vas diversity of wildlife!
Ongava Private Game Reserve shares the southern boundary with Etosha National Park and offers an array of luxury lodges overlooking picturesque landscapes dotted with abundant wildlife. The national park can be accessed via the southern entrance at Andersson’s Gate.
Visitors can catch a glimpse of a variety of wildlife including lion, giraffe, elephant, white and black rhino, and a multitude of plains game. Popular activities include game drives, tracking rhinos on foot, guided nature walks, or watch the sunset over this magnificent landscape.
Depart For The Grootberg Area
Today you will depart for the Grootberg area. En route, you could stop to visit a Himba village before continuing to Grootberg.
Palmwag is beautifully located along a palm-lined tributary of the Uniab River. Water is scarce in this area, so the river’s presence often lures elephants closer to the camps. Palmwag is situated halfway between Swakopmund and Etosha and is the ideal base from which to see the sights of the Kunene region or embark on one of the many local hiking trails.
The Otjikandero Himba Orphan Project tries to give the local tribe a chance to survive in the Western world and tries to depict the proudness of the people, Himba lifestyle, tradition and culture and strives to ensure that future generations will live and thrive at Otjikandero and that the project can continue to grow. Are you already enthusiastic to meet them?
Leave For Damaraland
Today you will depart for the Damaraland area. Set in the Kunene Region of Northwestern Namibia, Twylfelfontein is a spectacularly scenic area, featuring one of the largest and most important concentrations of rock art in Africa.
The name ‘Twyfelfontein’ translates to ‘Fountain of Doubt’, which refers to the perennial spring situated in the impressive Huab valley flanked by the slopes of a sandstone table mountain. It was this spring that attracted Stone Age hunters over six thousand years ago, and it was during this time that the extensive group of rock engravings and paintings were produced.
You must be excited to base yourselve at some wonderfully shady campsites along the Aba-Huab riverbed.
Enjoy The Sight Of The Cape Fur Seals
Today you shall depart for the coastal town of Swakopmund. You could drive via the Cape Cross seal colony, before heading for Swakopmund. This colony of Cape Fur Seals is one of the largest in the world, home to approximately 80 000 to 100 000 of these so-called 'seals', which are in fact a species of sea lion.
Set along Namibia's spectacularly scenic coast, the seaside town of Swakopmund is known for its wide-open avenues, colonial architecture, and is surrounded by otherworldly desert terrain. Founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South West Africa, Swakopmund is often described as being more German than Germany.
Now a seaside resort town, Swakopmund is the capital of the Skeleton Coast tourism area and has plenty to keep visitors happy. Go out and enjoy the beauty of this splendid town!
Even the most exciting trips eventually come to an end. Depending on your departure flight you could do a morning activity such as tour through the living deserts or why don't you go on a city tour through Swakopmund? Or maybe you are the adventurous type, if so you can go on a scenic flight over the desert. It is entirely up to you!
The drive from Swakopmund to the International airport will be around 4 hours. If you would like to take part in a morning activity you need to book a late evening flight.
Safe travels home, and visit again soon!