Day 1: Windhoek, Namibia
Arrive in Windhoek. Take a city tour and visit the Namibia Craft Centre.
Day 2: Etosha National Park
Fly to Etosha National Park, Namibia’s premier wildlife viewing destination. Embark on a safari drive looking for black rhino, white rhino, lion, eland, Hartmann’s mountain zebra, and black-faced impala.
Day 3: Etosha National Park
Spend the entire day on safari, including game drives and a guided game walk.
Day 4: Himba Village / Damaraland
Visit a remote Himba village. Meet the village chief and learn about the history of the Himba people. Fly to Damaraland, a land of stark desert beauty. Spend the afternoon wildlife viewing, hiking, or mountain biking.
Day 5: Damaraland
Learn about San rock art at Twyfelfontein and visit the Petrified Forest.
Day 6: Skeleton Coast
Fly to Swakopmund, a small coastal town on the Atlantic coast. Embark on a private boat cruise and look for Cape fur seals, rare Heaviside’s dolphins, turtles, sunfish, and penguins. Fly to the Namib Desert.
Day 7: Namib Desert
Watch the sunrise over the Sossusvlei dunes. Visit the Dead Vlei and Sesriem Canyon. Embark on a scenic nature drive or walk for an awe-inspiring view.
Day 8: Namib Desert
Enjoy an early morning balloon ride over the Namib Desert. Embark on a nature drive in the Kulala Wilderness Reserve, and marvel at the spectacular African sunset.
Day 9: Namib Desert / Kalahari Desert / Depart for Home
Fly to the Kalahari Desert. Visit the Intu Afrika Bushmen Project. Take a guided walk to learn about the Bushmen methods of survival in the desert. Transfer to Windhoek and depart for home.