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Namibia Adventure

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Peer into the depths of Africa's largest canyon, admire the stark beauty of Sossusvlei's ancient backdrops and see the shimmering expanse of the Etosha Pan on this expedition through Namibia's surreal landscapes.

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    • Please Note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip.
    • Small Group: Maximum 16 guests per departure, to ensure a more exclusive expedition.
    • Christmas Departure: The 19 December 2020 departure will celebrate Christmas in Swakopmund with a festive meal.
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    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      • Please Note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip.
      • Small Group: Maximum 16 guests per departure, to ensure a more exclusive expedition.
      • Christmas Departure: The 19 December 2020 departure will celebrate Christmas in Swakopmund with a festive meal.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Peer into the depths of Africa's largest canyon, admire the stark beauty of Sossusvlei's ancient backdrops and see the shimmering expanse of the Etosha Pan on this expedition through Namibia's surreal landscapes.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: AFNA

      12 Nights

      accommodation

      23 Meals
      • 12 breakfasts

      • 11 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Nambia Etosha National Park 468385186
        • VISIT Rehoboth, Kalahari Desert, Keetmanshoop, Quivertree Forest, Fish River Canyon, Duwisib Castle, Sossusvlei, Dune 45 & Deadvlei, Namib Naukluft National Park, Twyfelfontein ancient Rock Art, National Park Paintings and the Organ pipes, the Petrified Forest, Etosha National Park

        • VIEW Naute Dam, Sesriem Canyon, the Moon Landscape valley near Swakopmund

        • SEE the Namib Naukluft Mountains


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 breakfasts

        • 11 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

      Nambia Windhoek 932525260
        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      1. Arrive Windhoek

      Your epic encounter with Namibia kicks off in its capital, Windhoek. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy time at leisure - play a round of golf on the 18-hole golf course or relax in the swimming pool before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

      Meal(s)
      Welcome Reception
      Hotel
      Windhoek Country Club Resort

      2. Windhoek – Rehoboth – Kalahari Desert

      Embrace the freedom of the open road as we venture into the Kalahari Desert - Namibia's boundless, sandy beauty. We make our way through the historic town of Rehoboth, a former mission station just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, then take our front-row seats on a scenic nature drive through this 'thirst land', where trees loom and rocky shadows stretch out on the horizon against the setting sun.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Zebra Kalahari Lodge/Kalahari Anib Lodge

      3. Kalahari Desert – Keetmanshoop – Fish River Canyon

      See the iconic forest of Quiver Trees - the towering aloes from which the San people fashion their quivers to this day. After a short stop in Keetmanshoop with free time for lunch, travel to Naute Dam before arriving at your motor-themed lodge to savour a spectacular Namibian sunset.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Canyon Roadhouse

      4. Fish River Canyon – Aus

      Peer over the ancient chasm carved by the Fish River to form Africa's largest canyon. Carved over millennia, the Fish River Canyon's gigantic ravine provides sanctuary to klipspringer, zebra and even wild horses. We continue our journey to the spectacular Aus Mountains where you'll spend the afternoon getting close to nature.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Desert Horse Inn

      Optional Experiences

      Sundowner Drive - Canyon Roadhouse

      Starting at Canyon Lodge or Canyon Village, this three hour drive is the perfect opportunity for you to acquaint yourself with Gondwana Canyon Park. You will learn useful and fascinating facts about the geology and the adaptability of flora and fauna in Gondwana Canyon Park.

      Adult Price: N$560.00

      5. Aus – Solitaire (2 Nights)

      Immerse yourself in the Southern Namib region admiring desert vistas and expansive skies as we conquer the open road. We pay a visit to Baron von Wolf's Duwisib Castle to learn about its history as a gift of love for his American wife. Settle in to the comfort of your lodge and spend the afternoon relaxing, before embarking on a nature drive into the desert.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Namib Desert Lodge

      6. Sossusvlei and Deadvlei Excursion

      In a country renowned for its epic landscapes, competition for the top spot is tough. But it is Sossusvlei and Deadvlei that rightly deserve this crown and it is where we begin our adventure today. Gaze up at the towering Dune 45, then meander into the eerie but beautiful photographers' paradise of Deadvlei, to snap iconic photos of dead camel thorn trees on a bed of white clay pans, perfectly framed by towering sand dunes and clear blue skies. Your early morning adventure in Sossusvlei complete, travel on to explore the ravine walls of the Sesriem Canyon, carved out by the Tsauchab River.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner

      7. Solitaire – Swakopmund (2 Nights)

      After breakfast, we drive to the German-inspired seaside town of Swakopmund with its colonial buildings and encroaching desert.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Hotel
      The Delight

      Optional Experiences

      Walvis Bay Catamaran Cruise

      Join this marine educational sightseeing tour in the Walvis Bay area in search of the marine big 5: Whales, Dolphins, Mola, Leatherback turtle and seals. Our initial route takes us past oyster farms as we approach Pelican Point with its landmark lighthouse and 60,000 resident Cape Fur Seals. In season (July to November), larger mammals such as the Southern Right Whale and Humpback Whales are often spotted, while other whale species, such as the Gray whale and the Pygmy Right whale have made appearances. Bottlenose, Heaviside and Dusky dolphins are regularly seen, as are Mola Molas and Leatherback Turtles.

      Adult Price: N$870.00

      8. Swakopmund At Leisure

      During your free time perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience catamaran wildlife cruise in Walvis Bay in search of the marine 'Big 5'. Or make the most of your free time by sampling Black Forest cake and Florentiners at one of the town's quaint German Bäckerei or indulge in some locally brewed Windhoek Lager. Then it's time to 'Connect With Locals' and savour some hearty vetkoek with a Damara family in Swakopmund's Mondesa Township during our 'Be My Guest 'experience, where you'll learn about life in the township.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Be My Guest

      9. Swakopmund – Damaraland

      Follow Namibia's salt route en route to Damaraland, a place where mysterious flat-topped lava mountains and petrified trees cast shadows across the terracotta-coloured terrain. We make an important stop at Twyfelfontein to admire its ancient rock engravings, then explore the rocky-red Organ Pipes carved into the face of the mountain before arriving at our lodge - one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories'. After settling in to our accommodation, we'll embark on a nature drive on the property.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

      10. Damaraland – Etosha National Park Area (2 Nights)

      As we journey north, we make a brief stop to visit the Petrified Forest and its unique fossilised tree trunks. Meet the OvaHimba tribe with whom we'll 'Dive Into Culture' to gain insights into their hunter-gatherer traditions that have spanned thousands of years. Your visit will 'Make A Difference' by contributing to funds used for food and other necessities. Despite vast desolate landscapes, Namibia is renowned for its wildlife and there's no better place to encounter the array of animal and birdlife that live within its borders than Etosha National Park.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Etosha Safari Lodge

      11. Etosha National Park Full Day Safari

      Explore one of the world's great wildlife sanctuaries on a full-day safari to gain an understanding of its diverse eco-system. Enjoy a deep connection with your natural surrounds, joining a guide who will uncover the secrets of the bush and maximise your game viewing chances.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner

      12. Etosha National Park Area – Windhoek

      We bid farewell to Etosha and travel south back to Windhoek. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner at one of the city's most famous and lively beer houses to celebrate the end of a magical journey through Namibia.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Farewell Dinner
      Hotel
      Windhoek Country Club Resort

      13. Depart Windhoek

      With our journey at its close, we say goodbye to our new-found friends and transfer to Windhoek airport.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-au/tours/namibia-adventure?season=summer%202020&tripcode=afna for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        In Swakopmund, where you'll meet a Damara family in Mondesa Township and enjoy traditional vetkoek made in three-legged potjie pots and learn about township life (Day 8)

      • Dive into Culture
        Meet members of the OvaHimba tribe, considered the last semi-nomadic people of Namibia (Day 11)

      • Make a Difference
        With your visit to the Otjikandero Himba Orphan Village Project in Namibia's Kaokaland, which uses the funding received from tours for food and other necessities. (Day 11)

      • Stays with Stories
        Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is framed by the surrounding towering red rocks of Damaraland and sensitively designed to integrate and blend within its surrounding area, with its own on-site ancient petroglyphs. (Day 9)

      • Local Specialist
        Join experienced guides for safari game drives

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Nambia Etosha National Park 468385186
        • VISIT Rehoboth, Kalahari Desert, Keetmanshoop, Quivertree Forest, Fish River Canyon, Duwisib Castle, Sossusvlei, Dune 45 & Deadvlei, Namib Naukluft National Park, Twyfelfontein ancient Rock Art, National Park Paintings and the Organ pipes, the Petrified Forest, Etosha National Park

        • VIEW Naute Dam, Sesriem Canyon, the Moon Landscape valley near Swakopmund

        • SEE the Namib Naukluft Mountains


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 breakfasts

        • 11 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

      Nambia Windhoek 932525260
        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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