Namibian Treasures 2019

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Day 1 : Onguma Game Reserve

Arrive at the Windhoek International Airport, clear customs and immigrations and continue through to the arrivals hall. Meet your Naturefriend Safaris transfer representative and transfer to the Windhoek Eros Airport. Meet your pilot and commence on your flight to the Etosha National Park. Approximately a 1 hour 30 minutes’ flight. From the Mokuti airstrip you will be transferred to Onguma The Fort where you will be accommodated for the next two nights.

Day 2 : Onguma Game Reserve

After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy a guided drive into the Etosha National Park for a full day of game viewing. This Park consists of 22 270 km2 of saline desert, savannah and woodlands, and is one of the largest parks in Africa. Its definitive feature is the Etosha Pan, a vast, shallow depression of approximately 5 000 km2. Of the 114 mammal species found in the park, several are rare and endangered, such as the Black Rhino and Black-Faced Impala. The former is endemic to northwestern Namibia and South-western Angola.

Day 3 : Kaokoveld

After a sumptuous breakfast meet your pilot and commence on your flight to the remote North-West of Namibia. Approximately a 1 hour 40 minutes’ flight. Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is situated in the Kaokoland, often described as one of the last truly wild areas in the North West of Namibia and it features beautiful mountain landscapes and rugged tranquility. The lodge, in Purros Conservancy, is a no risk malaria destination and they share their place with both the Himba and Herero people. Okahirongo offers a highly sophisticated desert experience for a maximum of 18 guests.

Himbas Mountain

Day 4 : Kaokoveld

During your stay at the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, you can explore a true untouched wilderness area. The activities offered by the lodge include desert adapted elephants tracking, twice daily game and scenic drives in open 4x4 vehicles, night drives, morning desert walk and visits to a local Himba village. This day is totally dedicated to experiencing the untouched wilderness, alternatively you can spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 5 : Twyfelfontein

After breakfast at leisure meet your pilot and commence on your flight to Damaraland where you land at noon. Approximately a 1 hour flight.

Day 6 : NamibRand Nature Reserve

After breakfast your charter flight will commence towards the coastal town of Swakopmund. Approximately a 1 hour flight. Upon arrival at the Swakopmund Airport a transfer representative of Naturefriend Safaris will transfer you into Swakopmund for lunch. After lunch transfer back to the Swakopmund Airport, meet your pilot and commence on your flight to Wolwedans, situated in the heart of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. A further 1 hour flight.

Activities and Services

Lunch in Swakopmund

Day 7 : NamibRand Nature Reserve

Absorb the unique NamibRand Nature Reserve landscape during a morning and afternoon excursion by LandRover through the dunes, endless grassy plains and along mystical mountain formations. You could encounter large and small desert animals learn about their unique habits and explore the ancient hunting spots of the Bushmen. Revel in the incredible landscape around you and Wolwedans’ commitment to care for guest and nature alike.

Day 8 : End of Itinerary

Awake in the pristine desert dawn and soak in the atmosphere and landscape from your bed whilst enjoying early morning tea. After breakfast at leisure, you are transferred to the airstrip to bid Wolwedans farewell and commence your return flight to Windhoek International Airport in time for your outbound flight. Approximately a 1 hour 15 minutes’ flight.

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