The inhospitable beauty of the desert

Namibia stretches over the oldest desert on the planet. It is the second country in the world with the lowest population density; an immense territory that brings together some of Africa's most beautiful and inhospitable landscapes: the Skeleton Coast, the highest dunes in the world in the magical Namib desert and the Etosha National Park; one of the parks with the highest concentration of wildlife of the entire continent.

Itinerario

Day 1: Flight to Johannesburg
Overnight on board.

Day 2: Johannesburg - Windhoek
Flight connected to flight to Namibia capital. Upon arrival, pick up the rental vehicle at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Windhoek.

Day 3: Windhoek - Namib Desert
Departure to Sossusvlei. 5h journey through the mountains of the Namib Naukluft. Arrival at the lodge, located in the imposing Sossusvlei desert where we find some of the highest and most beautiful dunes in the world for its colorful ferrous ocher. The contrasts between the shaded areas and the orange illuminated areas give rise to a magical landscape, unique in the world. Possibility of flying over the desert in a balloon at sunset. Accommodation and dinner.

Day 4: Sossusvlei / Sesriem
First thing we went out to visit the dunes of Sossusvlei, the famous Forty five. Despite the aridity of the desert, it is inhabited by large groups of Oryx antelopes. We cross the area and cross the Sesriem Canyon before returning to the accommodation. Accommodation and dinner.

Day 5: Sossusvlei - Swakopmund
We follow the route through the Kuiseb Canyon towards the German colonial style village of Swakopmund. We cross the so-called moon landscape and the region where we find the Welwitschia plant in the desert, a prehistoric dwarf plant (a living fossil) that grows thanks to the humidity and fog produced by the Atlantic Ocean. These plants can reach an age of more than 1000 years. Arrival in Swakopmund where the vestiges of the German colonial era are evident. We can enjoy the beaches although it is an area with frequent fogs and the water temperature is cold. Bed and breakfast.

Day 6: Skeletons Coast - Damaraland
We took course North towards the Coast of the Skeletons. Over the centuries, its dangerous waters have destroyed many ships and it is possible to see shipwrecks on the sand. Visit the Cape Cross sea lion colony. Possibility of flying over the coast by plane to admire the high dunes that flow into the sea and the large flocks of pink flamingos. We continue towards Damaraland. Optionally we can make a safari in 4x4 to locate the herds of elephants adapted to the desert. Accommodation and dinner.

Day 7: Damaraland - Etosha
Visit to Twyfelfontein, Known for having the largest collection of cave paintings in Africa, with figures of antelope oryx, giraffes, etc. To highlight the strange rock formations of the area. We continue to the north, the Himba region; The Himbas, an ancient tribe of semi-nomadic shepherds live in settlements scattered throughout the Kunene region. Women are known for their sculptural beauty, intricate hairstyles and traditional ornaments.

Day 8: Etosha South zone
Etosha is one of the largest national parks in Southern Africa, with an area of ​​22,000 square kilometers. It is a unique dryland habitat characterized by its wells (or holes) that give rise to aguadas in which the large African mammals are concentrated to drink. This park is one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Africa. Protects lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, rhinoceroses, giraffes, zebras and others. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner.

Day 9: Etosha East area
We dedicate the day to make safari in the park, while we go towards the zone of the East. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner.

Day 10: Etosha
We dedicate the day to make safari in the East area of ​​the park. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner.

Day 11: Etosha - Windhoek
Departure to Windhoek, optional stop at Okonjima cheetahs recovery farm. Bed and breakfast.

Day 12: Windhoek
After breakfast, transfer to airport to return the vehicle and flight back.

Day 13: Arrival
Arrival at your city.

Incluye

Car rental 4x4.
Basic travel insurance.

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Optional visits
International flights

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