CLASSIC NAMIBIA
Cultural tour of Namibia

Wedged between the Kalahari and the South Atlantic, Namibia enjoys vast potential as one of the youngest countries in Africa. In addition to having a striking diversity of cultures and national origins, Namibia is a photographer's dream – it boasts wild seascapes, rugged mountains, lonely deserts, stunning wildlife, colonial cities and nearly unlimited elbow room. This 14days overland safari has been artistically tailored to offer the visitor the experience of a life time.

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Tour Information
Tour Duration : 14 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Max. Tour Size : 14 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Windhoek/Kalahari Desert
(D)
Day 02: Kalahari Desert/Fish River Canyon
(B, D)
Day 03: Fish River Canyon/Aus
(B, D)
Day 04: Aus/Maltahohe
(B, D)
Day 05: Maltahohe/Namib Naukluft Park
(B, D)
Day 06: Namib Naukluft Park/Swakopmund
(B, D)
Day 07: Swakopmund (Unguided)
(B)
Day 08: Swakopmund (Unguided)
(D)
Day 09: Swakopmund/Damaraland
(B, L, D)
Day 10: Damaraland
(B, L, D)
Day 11: Damaraland/Etosha National Park
(B, D)
Day 12: Etosha National Park
(B, D)
Day 13: Etosha National Park
(B, D)
Day 14: Etosha National Park/Windhoek
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Windhoek/Kalahari Desert

Depart Windhoek and drive via Rehoboth into the Kalahari Desert for overnight. A scenic drive will be undertaken towards sunset (in open vehicles).
Overnight: Kalahari region/Kalahari Anib Lodge or similar (1 night) (D)

Day 02: Kalahari Desert/Fish River Canyon

Drive through the Kalahari and visit the Quiver tree forest near Keetmanshoop. Short stop in Keetmanshoop. Lunch en route (for own account). Continue to Naute Dam for a quick stop. Stretch your legs on an easy walk to a nearby mountain and enjoy a complimentary drink as you watch the sun go down.
Overnight: Fish River region/Cañon Roadhouse or similar (1 night) (B, D)

Day 03: Fish River Canyon/Aus

After breakfast, travel to the Hobas Campsite, entrance to the Fish River Canyon to view the Canyons’ most spectacular northern fringes. Continue to Aus with the possibility to enjoy lunch en route (for own account). See desert adapted horses on entering Namib Desert. Enjoy spectacular scenery of the Aus Mountains on an unguided walk. Scenic sun downer drive in the afternoon (for own account).
Overnight: Aus region/Klein Aus Vista, Desert Horse Inn or similar (1 night) (B, D)

Day 04: Aus/Maltahohe

See the ever-changing vistas of the desert landscapes when driving along the most beautiful district road in Namibia, the D707 (road conditions permitting). Visit Duwiseb Castle before arriving at your Lodge in the early afternoon.
Overnight: Maltahöhe region/Hammerstein Rest Camp or similar (1 night) (B, D)

Day 05: Maltahohe/Namib Naukluft Park

An early start to visit Sossusvlei, where we will undertake a drive with 4x4 vehicles into the heart of the Namib Desert. Climb into the gorge of Sesriem Canyon before you travel past the impressive Namib Naukluft Mountains to your lodge.
Overnight: Namib Naukluft Park region –Namib Naukluft Lodge or similar (1 night) (B, D)

Day 06: Namib Naukluft Park/Swakopmund

Drive through Kuiseb Canyon and continue towards Walvis Bay at the coast. Lunch in Walvis Bay (for own account). Visit Walvis Bay Lagoon to view seabirds. Travel to Swakopmund. Enjoy a sun downer drive to the Moon Landscape in the afternoon. Enjoy a complimentary sun downer at the Moon Landscape.
Overnight: Swakopmund region/Brigadoon Guesthouse or similar (3 nights) (B, D)

Day 07: Swakopmund (Unguided)

Explore lovely Swakopmund. You may wish to book an optional day tour (for own account) in Swakopmund (guided tour through historical town or the Mondesa township, quad-biking, sand-boarding; Living Desert Tour, scenic flight over Skeleton coast or catamaran or boat cruise at Walvis Bay). Many optional activities are on offer (for own account): visit aquarium, museum or crystal gallery, and many more. (B)

Day 08: Swakopmund (Unguided)

Another day to enjoy the splendours and many attractions of Swakopmund. There is a possibility of meeting fellow travellers at dinner that will be joining the tour in Swakopmund. (D)

Day 09: Swakopmund/Damaraland

Depart early morning on the salt road towards Henties Bay, past some pans and an array of bird life. Visit Twyfelfontein and the Organ Pipes on way into Damaraland. Lunch packs en route. We will arrive at the lodge during the late afternoon.
Overnight: Damaraland/Twyfelfontein Lodge or similar (2 nights) (B, L, D)

Day 10: Damaraland

The morning is at leisure until lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon join a sun downer drive in the Aba Huab River and possibly encounter the desert dwelling elephants (seasonal). (B, L, D)

Day 11: Damaraland/Etosha National Park

Leave Damaraland. Visit a Damara village near Twyfelfontein and learn more about the culture and the tradition of this half-nomadic people. Continue via the little town of Outjo. Lunch stop (for own account) - possibly meet fellow guests joining the Etosha tour. From there continue to Etosha National Park. Arrive in the early afternoon and undertake your first game drive into the park. Optional upgrade to Etosha Safari Lodge available. please ask for details.
Overnight: Etosha National Park/Etosha Safari Camp or similar (2 nights) (B, D)

Day 12: Etosha National Park

The entire day will be spent in the park, exploring the waterholes along this enormous saltpan. Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for own account). (B, D)

Day 13: Etosha National Park

Another day to explore this world famous National Park. Your guide will introduce you to the complex subject of managing such an enormous reserve. Lunch stop at one of the rest camps (lunch for own account).
Overnight: Etosha National Park/Mokuti Etosha Lodge or similar (1 night) (B, D)

Day 14: Etosha National Park/Windhoek

Depart the Lodge or camp and travel south towards Otjiwarongo. Continue towards Windhoek via Okahandja where we will visit a local handicraft market. Tour ends on arrival in Windhoek late afternoon. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).

2017

Nov 13, & Dec 11

2018

Jan 15, Feb 05 & 19, Mar 05 & 19, Apr 09 & 23, May 07 & 21, Jun 04 & 18, Jul 02, 09, 23 & 30, Aug 06, 20 & 27, Sep 03 & 17, Oct 01, 08 & 22

Tour Price

We accept payment in US $ (US Dollars), CA $ (Canadian Dollars) or equivalent EURO (for clients outside North America). Bestway Tours & Safaris offers conversion rate protection. Once full payment has been received, and no modification has been made to the tour itinerary, we will honour that rate. For complete payment procedures, please click here

Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
2017 US$ 3860 US$ 370
2018 US$ 3860 US$ 370


Notes

This tour is a join-in basis and may on certain departures operate on a dual language basis English with German



Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • Domestic air ticket
  • Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All sightseeing and transfers as per the itinerary
  • Services of local English speaking guides/drivers
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary
Not Included
  • International airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Upgrade to Etosha Safari Camp on Days 11 & 12 @ US$ 85 per person per night sharing and US$ 80 per night for singles

Estimated International Airfare (International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1800

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1600

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1700

USA(East Coast)
US$ 1500

Participants

This tour operates on a minimum of 02 and a maximum of 14 participants

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.