Namibia Explorer Summer 2019

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Africa 2019

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.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • See the Namib Naukluft Mountains
  • View Naute Dam, Sesriem Canyon, the Moon Landscape valley near Swakopmund
  • 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 & the Organ pipes, Etosha National Park
Dining Highlights
  • 13 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 12 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps
  • Hand-picked Trafalgar 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

Call (732) 224-0600 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14014792

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1WindhoekArrive Windhoek: Your epic encounter with Namibia kicks off in its capital, Windhoek. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy a day at leisure - play a round of golf on the superb 18-hole golf course or relax in the swimming pool before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and dinner. Welcome Reception
Windhoek Country Club Resort
Day 2Kalahari DesertWindhoek - 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. Arrive later at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays with Stories' - the elegant Zebra Kalahari Lodge, located within the Intu Afrika Private Game Reserve. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Zebra Kalahari Lodge & Spa
Day 3Fish River CanyonKalahari 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.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Canyon Roadhouse
Day 4AusFish 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 Auas Mountains where you'll spend the afternoon getting close to nature.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Desert Horse Inn
Day 5MaltahoheAus - Maltahohe: 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. After a day of exploring, you'll want to settle in to the comfort of your lodge and spend the afternoon relaxing.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Hammerstein Lodge
Day 6Namib Naukluft National ParkMaltahohe - Sossusvlei - Namib Naukluft National Park: In a country renowned for its epic landscapes, competition for the top spot is tough. But it is Sossusvlei that rightly deserves this crown and it is where we begin our adventure today. Gaze up at the towering Dune 45 surrounded by the eerie, but beautiful salt pans, then explore the ravine walls of the Sesriem Canyon, carved out by the Tsauchab River. We journey past the Namib Naukluft Mountains that are a haven for the rare Hartmann's mountain zebra, then set off on a 4x4 drive into the depths of the Namib Desert under whose glittering canopy of stars we'll stay tonight at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays with Stories' - the Namib Naukluft Lodge. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Namib Naukluft Lodge
Day 7SwakopmundNamib Naukluft National Park - Swakopmund (2 Nights): After breakfast, we drive to the German-inspired seaside town of Swakopmund with its colonial buildings and encroaching desert. After a leisurely afternoon, we embark on a sundowner tour into the sands of the desert and an opportunity to snap a selfie on the crest of Dune 7, the highest dune in Namibia. Buffet Breakfast
Strand Hotel
Day 8SwakopmundSwakopmund At Leisure: Live life in the fast lane and embark on some of Swakopmund's action-packed activities such as quad-biking, sand-boarding, or a catamaran trip. Make the most of your free time by sampling Black Forest cake and Florentiners at one of the town's quaint German Backerei 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. Watch how the dough rises in a traditional three-legged potjie pot as you learn about life in the township. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9DamaralandSwakopmund - Damaraland (2 Nights): 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 this afternoon.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
Day 10DamaralandDamaraland: Enjoy free time today until it's time to join a drive along the Aba Huab River in search of kudu, oryx, springbuck, ostrich and herds of rare desert-dwelling elephant. These elephants have adapted to living harsh desert conditions and can only be found in Namibia and Mali.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 11Etosha National ParkDamaraland - Etosha National Park (2 Nights): As we journey north, we 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. This afternoon, we venture out on our first game drive through the park. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Okaukuejo Resort
Day 12Etosha National ParkEtosha 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.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13WindhoekEtosha National Park - Windhoek: We bid farewell to Etosha and travel south back to Windhoek. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner at your resort to celebrate the end of a magical journey through Namibia.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Windhoek Country Club Resort
Day 14WindhoekDepart Windhoek: With our journey at its close, we say goodbye to our new-found friends and transfer to Windhoek airport.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/15/2019$5,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/13/2019$5,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/10/2019$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/07/2019$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/05/2019$5,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/09/2019$6,325.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/30/2019$6,325.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Africa 2019Peer 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 surr...

 
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