Etendeka Plateau – Etosha National Park – San Bushman – Zambezi Region
Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek
On you arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport you will be met for a private transfer to your hotel in Windhoek.
Windhoek is the capital city of the Republic of Namibia and is located in the central Khomas Region, with about 350 000 inhabitants. The hot springs in the area attracted early settlers of Windhoek, then known as Ai//Gams (fire water). Windhoek was founded on 18 October 1890, by Curt Von François.
Today Windhoek is a bustling city featuring modern multiple story buildings next to historical buildings of the early 1900.
Excellent restaurants and shopping malls offer an insight to the multi-culture of Namibia.
Hotel Thule is situated on top of a mountain offering a stunning views over the Klein Windhoek Valley.
The modern rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished and the restaurant offers delicious meals which can be enjoyed with the beautiful view.
A swimming pool and the terrace invite you to relax and unwind
Day 2: Windhoek – Damaraland
Transfer in the morning to the Eros Airport where your pilot, who will accompany you throughout the tour, will be ready to start the fly-In safari with you.
Your flight takes you from Windhoek north-west to the Damaraland, where you spend the next two nights in the Etendeka Mountain Camp.
The Etendeka Concession comprises an area of 50 000 ha surrounded by layered mountains, flat-topped hills and plains strewn with basalt rock forming a dramatic landscape. This pristine area offers a pristine wilderness experience for geologist, astronomers and photographers.
Accommodation in shaded tents, rustic but very comfortable from where you can enjoy the peace and quietness of the open spaces.
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Day 3: Damaraland
Activities included are a guided nature walk and scenic drives.
Fauna and flora have adapted in a fascination way to this harsh and dry area in the north western parts of Namibia.
On you scenic drives you might encounter, as a bonus, the Hartmann’s mountain zebra, oryx, springbok, giraffe or perhaps even the desert adapted elephant or black rhino.
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Day 4: Damaraland – Etosha National Park
Transfer back to the airstrip in the morning and fly to the Etosha National Park.
The Mushara Outpost is situated only 10km from the entrance to the park, offering accommodation in custom made tents on wooden decks nestled under “mushara” trees. A large glass sliding door leads into the tent, all windows and doors are covered with fly-screen to keep air in and insects out.
The old farm house with tall walls, and corrugated iron roof and a large wrap around veranda was converted into the main building and restaurant. The ambiance is friendly, warm and extremely comfortable with a homely atmosphere.
Enjoy your first game drive in the park in the afternoon.
The Mushara Outpost
Day 5: Etosha National Park
The Etosha National Park was proclaimed as Namibia’s first conservation area in 1907 by the then German government. With its current surface area of 22 912 km² it is one of the bigger parks in Africa.
Consisting of saline desert, savannah and woodlands, its definitive feature is the Etosha Pan, a vast, shallow depression of approximately 5 000 km². For the greater part of the year the pan is dry and bleak expanse of white, shimmering with mirages on hot days. In local colloquial language the pan is referred to as the “great white place of dry water”. Some of the 114 mammal species found in the park are rare and endangered, such as the black rhino, cheetah and black-faced impala.
About 340 bird species occur in the park, about one third being migratory.
A morning and afternoon game drive is included.
The Mushara Outpost
Day 6: Etosha National Park – Bushman Land – Kalahari
During the course of the morning you depart to the Nhoma Camp near Tsumkwe in the so-called Bushman land, which forms part of the Kalahari basin.
Nhoma Camp is a tented camp owned by the Ju/’hoan community of Nhoq’ma village. The camp can accommodate eight guests in twin safari tents, each with an adjoining grass-enclosed bathroom under Zambezi Teak trees on top of a dune.
The cultural experience is a guided activity, where you are shown, how the Ju/’hoansi have lived in the past and how they utilize the bush for food and medicine.
Day 7: Bushman – Cultural Experience
Spend this day with the Bushmen community to learn more about their survival skills with the bare necessities.
Ancient skills such as fire making, rope making, setting of traps for birds and antelopes and hunting skills are demonstrated. Because the Ju/’hoansi are still active as hunters and dependent on the bush for their meals. There is lots of interaction between the visitors and the bushmen. The entire community participates in traditional games and dances.
Nhoma Camp Tented Camp
Day 7: Bushman Land – Caprivi
Departure in the morning for your flight into the Caprivi and the Kwando River. The transfer from the airstrip to the Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge, situated in the Kwando-Linyanti river system, close to the Mamili National Park in the Zambezi region of the Caprivi.
The luxury en-suite tents are build on wooden platforms interlinked with a network of walkways with the central dining and lounge area.
The lodge is not fenced and game roams the area freely, giving you the feeling of remote wilderness and adventure.
Full Board including activities
Nkasa Lupala Tented Camp
Day 9/10: Caprivi – Untouched Wilderness
Explore this beautiful area with its vibrant bird life and exciting game viewing experiences.
Big herds of buffalo and elephants roam this area as well as various antelopes like lechwe and impala. Predators like lion and leopard are seen often.
Enjoy exciting game viewing on guided game drives or boat cruises on the channels of the Linyanti swamps.
Full board including activities
Nkasa Lupala Tented Camp
Day 11: Caprivi – Windhoek
Return to Windhoek/Eros Airport in the course of the morning.
A private transfer takes you to the hotel.
You will have some time to spend at leisure relaxing at the hotel or with last minute shopping in the city.
Day 12: Departure
A private transfer takes you from the hotel to Hosea Kutako International Airport for your onward flight or international flight home.
|RATES||Low Season||High Season|
|01.11. 2013 – 30.06.2014||01.07.2014 – 31.10.2014|
|For 2 person sharing||N$ 77 155.00||N$ 77 590.00|
|For 4 person sharing||N$ 52 760.00||N$ 53 160.00|
|Single Supplement||N$ 3 380.00||N$ 3 890.00|
- 11x accommodation at hotels/lodges/guest houses
- 9x dinner
- 9x lunch
- accommodation and meals for the pilot
- all activities mentioned in the program
- all transfers mentioned in the program
- Flights to all listed destinations
- Airport and passenger handling taxes for the Fly-In Safari ONLY
- Entrance fees into the parks
- All meals not listed
- Optional activities
- Flights to and from Namibia
- International airport taxes
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa fees
- Personal purchases and expenses, like telephone calls and curio purchases etc
Please note the weight restrictions for your luggage: 10 Kg/per person in soft bags ONLY!
Above rates are all subject to availability
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