10 Days/ 9 Nights Namibia Safari tour package.
These 10 days will take you to experience dunes shimmer scarlet in the sunset light, elephants make dusty footprints in the desert and a cheetah may watch you from the grass as the stars and silence dominate the evenings. Namibia offers a complete wilderness escape and this ten-days safari connects its premier highlights. Fly between Sossusvlei, Damaraland, and Etosha, mixing rugged adventure with space and serenity. From sunsets on the sand to walking with rhinos, this is a vacation from another world by choosing this tour you will be able to visit Windhoek, Sossusvlei, Damaraland, Ongava Game Reserve, Etosha National.
Tour type: Family, Nature and Wildlife & Extreme Sport. Availability 98% Book today.
Minimum Rate Per Traveller:Easy Package Start from US$ 2,890
Best time: All year around
Duration: 10Days/ 9nights
Departing From: Windhoek.
Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Travelers: 2
Day 1 : Arrival
Hosea Kuto International Airport on arrival in Namibia you will meet with one of Giraffe Safari representative who will welcome you and who will transfer you from the airport to Windhoek city. You will spend the night in this busy tourist town where you will get short briefing from our representative at hotel and leave you to relax for while and have dinner with overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Windhoek – Sossusvlei – Beautiful Aerial Safari and Sunset With the Dunes
After your breakfast you will travel from Windhoek city to Sossusvlei where you will enjoy to experience the beautiful ridges twist like a serpent’s tail, extending endlessly beyond the horizon and shadows dance through the troughs leading your focus towards golden peaks. The sand ever ends to this place, and the sheer scale of this landscape will always take the breath away. The Namib Desert will make you feel small from the air and on the ground. Checking into the lodge you will realize that all of these countless dunes are massive. Once inside the dunes there is nothing else except you and your own footprints which will be swept away by the ever-changing sand.
Flying over the Namib Desert is one of Namibia’s premier highlights, and it will be a part of your journey. Sossusvlei is just one single clay pan in the desert that became famous, and it is not the only highlight here. By afternoon you will go to enjoy desert adventure sweeping your feet through the sand as you rise upon the ridges of Namib-Naukluft National Park. Occasionally, a stunted tree may appear. Sometimes you will be in a trough and other times you will be gazing out across the peaks. At all times there will be a feeling of silence and serenity as the Namib Desert will prove to be the most peaceful of all Namibia’s destinations then in evening you will go back to your lodge for having dinner and overnight relax.
Day 3: Sossusvlei – The Kaleidoscopic Namib: Sunrise to Stars
Today you will have a full day in the desert and you experience the change that occurs when the sun retreats. Evenings and sunrise are dictated by the moon. The Full moon can light up the dunes through the night and when there is no moon the dunes are not even silhouettes. Dawn casts soft light across the horizon and slowly the dunes emerge from the shadows. One by one they turn red then orange as the sun makes its journey across the sky. This will be a beautiful time to be exploring. You can choose to walk up one of the dunes or find a quiet ridge to admire the changes. As the sun takes hold, you will walk across Deadvlei. Stunted and blackened trees will stand like phantoms and cracks on the claypan will appear like artistic lines. Sossusvlei is just a few hundred meters away and it is a small and famous for the odd day each year when it floods. With so many dunes and small pans, the highlight will be abundance rather than an iconic sight. By midday, it will be too hot to do anything. The landscape will be scorched and bleached a yellowish tone by the sun. Then from late afternoon the art will continue as dunes move through all the red tones before they sink into a scarlet hue at sunset. Then come the stars, and there will be nothing like the southern stars in the desert after enjoy that wonderful adventure then you will go to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Damaraland – Embracing Nature’s Space and Serenity
Today after breakfast you will spend another morning embracing the desert colors or choose to relax. After breakfast you will transfer to the airstrip and fly north, admiring the Namib Desert dunes once more. The landscape will change as sand is replaced by towering mountain peaks and strange rock formations. This is Damaraland, a place of solitude that has been mostly untouched by man. Desert elephants roam the valley floors, usually on their own and on a search for water. Giraffe may also walk here with a look of melancholy to their eye. It is a harsh environment, and you will not be able to imagine much surviving here. Mostly, these animals are passing through, making their great desert migrations.
You will go to your lodge, and the views will be stupendous. It will seem like the world is at your feet. If you look around, you will be able to witness some bizarre rock formations. Some are being hollowed out from underneath, appearing a little like mushrooms while others have holes inside them and cavernous spaces through which it is sometimes possible to glimpse a small herd of zebra down below. The two days here will be very flexible, and the experience will be all about these strange works of nature, whether on a drive, a hike, or both. You will set off exploring this afternoon, and you will be shocked if another vehicle or person comes into view. Like Sossusvlei, this is an immensely quiet and private place, especially when the stars start to shine and you will have your dinner with overnight stay.
Day 5: Damaraland – Rock Art and Desert Adapted Elephants
Today you will enjoy and have stories into rock across Damaraland. There are tales made by the San people, which are just rock paintings that communicated information. They may warn of a leopard and indicate a hiding place while another may paint a foreigner who is arriving with guns. Stories tell of wildlife, births, and deaths. Twyfelfontein has the greatest abundance and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are hiking trails galore here from short 30-minute trails to full-day journeys along mountain ridges. The mountain biking is superb, especially when you drop down to the valley floor. Drives will be an adventure, bumping around in a four-wheel drive vehicle and kicking up dust with nobody else in sight. . Such solitude will provide a wonderful break from the every day, and it will enhance your state of mind long after returning home in evening you will to your lodge for having dinner with overnight stay.
Day 6: Ongava Game Reserve – Intimacy With the Predators
Today, you will have a short flight south where you glimpse the Kalahari, which is a vast desert that stretches across most of Southern Africa. Unlike the Namib, the Kalahari is dusty with open plains that are devoid of sand. It is a harsh and unforgiving landscape, but wildlife can thrive thanks to the water. Permanent waterholes proliferate, attracting wildlife from hundreds of miles around. During the green season of November to April, the animals can spread across northern Namibia. As waterholes shrivel, they must return to Etosha even when the Etosha Pan has turned to crusty salt. For today and tomorrow, you will stay in Ongava, which is a private game reserve in the south of the Etosha ecosystem.
There is vegetation here along with places for animals to hide. In a private reserve, you can go off the trails, so it is easier to get closer to wildlife. For example, through the grass, you may spot the piercing blue eyes of a leopard. Sometimes, you can sit and stare at each other without moving for up to ten minutes. The cat will eventually bound off not to be seen again. Going off trail will also great for seeing lions, cheetahs, and other animals that are remarkably abundant in the reserve. These are far from being all the highlights of this reserve and in evening you will enjoy your dinner with overnight stay.
Day 7: Ongava Game Reserve – Walking in the Wild and Nighttime Game Drive
Today you will go walking at dawn. At first, you will move tentatively as you will be aware of what may be lurking nearby. Trackers will have gone ahead of you, and an armed ranger will be with you. San will be your guides, and it is their intimate understanding of the animal behavior that keeps you safe. With a single glance, they can know which way the rhino ran. With a single look, they can predict the mood and behavior of an elephant or buffalo, and with a walking safari in Ongava, it is possible to come remarkably close to rhinos as well as gaining a great impression of antelope and smaller creatures.
After an afternoon game drive, you will continue your exploration in the dark. Many animals are most active at night. The night is the best time for cats to hunt, and there will be continual drama around watering holes. With a nighttime drive, you do not have travel far. It will be more about the guide picking a few places, so you can watch how the rhythm of life unfolds in the dark. Walks and nighttime drives are not possible in Etosha National Park. These two days in Ongava will provide more intimacy before you really feast on the scale that Etosha brings after that great adventure today you will go to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Days 8 – 9: Etosha National Park – Secrets of the Safari Wilderness
This day you will experience the open plains. Arid and dusty, they stretch seemingly forever, much like the dunes of Sossusvlei. Such a flat and open landscape makes it very easy to spot wildlife. With a single glance, you can spot herds that are many miles away. Of course, they can see you as well, so it is not always possible to come as close as you desire. Mostly in Etosha, you will do as the animals do and follow water. You may track rhinos as they make the march to drink, admire a playful elephant herd, and follow rival, male giraffes as they swing their necks and compete for females.
Lions are conspicuous. You can stop beside a pride, and they may find your shade inviting. Within moments, they may come and lay down next to the vehicle just a few meters from your quivering camera. Out toward Etosha Pan, you may see animals emerge from the mirage. With two days in Etosha, you will follow animal movement and explore a grand diversity of species. The evenings will be relaxed, and you will lounge at the camp, sit around the fire, and glance down upon the Etosha Pan to see the odd animals that walk past after this amazing adventure in evening you will go to the lodge for having dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Etosha to Windhoek – Departure
You will be gifted with one, final treat as you fly back to Windhoek, which will be the last of your aerial safari journeys. Upon reaching the capital, there will be time for lunch before your outbound flight.
- Full board accommodation on adventure
- Professional guide
- Transfer from Airport & to Airport
- Transfer on safari
- Entry Fees
- Emergency fee
- International flight
- Materials based on personal nature.