Explore Namibia
10 Day Tour

Explore Namibia

10 Days

Your journey begins in Namibia, where vast deserts meet towering sand dunes and rugged mountains. Explore the otherworldly landscapes of Sossusvlei, where crimson sand dunes rise against the clear blue sky, creating a mesmerising sight that will take your breath away. Discover the eerie beauty of the Skeleton Coast, where shipwrecks dot the shores and colonies of seals bask in the sun. Experience the rich cultural heritage of Namibia’s indigenous communities and learn about their traditional way of life.

Experience the mesmerising meeting of two worlds, where the ocean and the desert meet in Namibia. This unique adventure takes you to the captivating coastline of Namibia, where the stark beauty of the desert collides with the endless expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. Your journey begins in the coastal town of Swakopmund, a charming oasis nestled between the towering sand dunes of the Namib Desert and the crashing waves of the Atlantic. Explore the surreal landscapes of the nearby Namib-Naukluft National Park, where vast sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see, creating a dramatic backdrop against the deep blue sea. Throughout your journey, you’ll be accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will share the secrets of this unique region, from its geology and wildlife to its rich cultural heritage. From the haunting beauty of the desert to the timeless allure of the ocean, our tour to where the ocean and the desert meet in Namibia promises an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Tour Highlights

  • Safaris
  • Namibia Desert
  • Namibia Dunes
  • Himba Population
  • Pelicans
  • Namib Canyons
  • 10 Day Itinerary to Namibia

    Day One

    Arrival at the Hosea Kutako international airport welcome by your qualified guide Departure towards Okahandja and visit the woodcarving centre (depending on the time of the flight) Continue to Otjiwarongo, the first small town north of Okahandja, Otjiwarongo town (at an elevation of [1,460 metres]) is located in a generally flat, semiarid region of varied grasses, scrub bushes, and thorn trees. Sheep and cattle are grazed in the region, which was originally inhabited by the Bergdama (Damara) and San (Bushmen). The latter were displaced in the early 19th century by the cattle-grazing Herero people, who, when moving into the area, gave Otjiwarongo its present name, meaning “the place of the fat cattle. Accommodation at C’est Si Bon Hotel or similar. dinner at the hotel.

    Day 1 in Namibia Itinerary

    Day Two

    After Breakfast. Departure to Etosha National Park, Surrounding the vast Etosha Pan with its shimmering mirages (a salt basin totally devoid of vegetation), and the famous national park is one of the largest protected areas on the planet. Driving to Etosha National Park from Windhoek offers a scenic journey through the diverse landscapes of Namibia, culminating in an unforgettable wildlife experience in one of Africa's premier safari destinations. Enjoy the drive, soak in the beauty of your surroundings, and get ready for an adventure-filled stay in Etosha. After the summer rains, basins and vleis flooded for one season attract thousands of waterfowls 12:30 pm Lunch at Camp Depart for your first coach safari and explore the park. You will have many chances to observe the different species of predators that are Often move in groups. This 129 km long and 72 km Wide Park is nicknamed the “Pan” with fairly poor vegetation, plains alternate with the bush to create habitat for an exceptional fauna: Lions, zebras, leopards, cheetahs, Oryx, elephants as well as many birds. Installation at Halali Rest Camp for 1 night Dinner and accommodation at the lodge.

    Day 2 Otijiwarango/Etosha

    Day Three

    Begin your day before dawn with a sunrise game drive. Depart from your accommodation in the early morning hours to catch the first light breaking over the savannah. As the sun rises, the animals become more active, offering prime viewing opportunities. Keep your eyes peeled for elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and a myriad of antelope species as they graze and roam across the plains. As the day progresses and temperatures rise, head to one of Etosha's famous water holes to observe wildlife gathering to drink and cool off. Sit quietly at the water's edge and watch as elephants splash in the water, giraffes delicately sip, and herds of antelope nervously approach for their turn. The waterholes provide excellent opportunities for wildlife photography and observing animal behaviour up close. Take a break from your wildlife sightings to enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the designated picnic areas within the park. Sit back and relax amidst the natural beauty of Etosha, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush. Keep a lookout for any passing wildlife while you dine al fresco. Continue your game viewing adventure in the afternoon, exploring different areas of Etosha National Park in search of more wildlife encounters. Venture deeper into the park, following the network of well-maintained roads and tracks that crisscross the landscape. Keep your binoculars handy and your camera ready for any unexpected sightings along the way. As the day draws to a close, embark on a sunset game drive to catch the golden light of the African sunset. Watch as the landscape is bathed in warm hues of orange and pink, creating a magical atmosphere. Keep an eye out for nocturnal animals starting to stir, such as hyenas, jackals, and owls, as they prepare for their nightly activities. At the end of the afternoon, sleep in Okaukuejo Rest Camp for 1 night.

    Day 3 Full Day Etosha

    Day Four

    After two unforgettable days exploring the wonders of Etosha National Park, it's time to continue your Namibian adventure. Depart from Etosha and journey towards Damaraland, a region renowned for its dramatic landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

    After breakfast Departure from Etosha to the diverse wildlife of Etosha as you set out on the road towards Damaraland. Enjoy the scenic drive, soaking in the breathtaking vistas of the Namibian countryside as you make your way south. Himba Village Experience En route to Damaraland, stop by a traditional Himba village for a cultural immersion experience. Meet with the Himba people, a semi-nomadic tribe known for their distinctive appearance and ancient customs. Learn about their traditional way of life, from their unique hairstyles and adornments to their spiritual beliefs and daily rituals. Gain insight into the challenges facing the Himba community and the efforts to preserve their cultural heritage in a rapidly changing world. Journey to Khorixas Continue your journey to the town of Khorixas, located in the heart of Damaraland. Pass through the rugged landscapes of the Brandberg Massif, a striking granite mountain range that dominates the horizon. Marvel at the ancient rock formations and unique geological features that characterise this region, including the famous "White Lady" rock painting. Check-in at Damara Mopane Lodge Arrive at Damara Mopane Lodge, your oasis in the heart of Damaraland. Settle into your comfortable accommodations and unwind after a day of exploration. Enjoy a delicious dinner under the stars, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the Namibian wilderness.

    Day 4 Etosha / Damaraland

    Day Five

    Damaraland to Swakopmund offers a perfect blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural discovery. From the rugged landscapes of Damaraland to the coastal charm of Walvis Bay and Swakopmund, this journey promises to be an unforgettable exploration of Namibia's diverse landscapes and rich heritage.

    After breakfast, we drive towards Brandenburg and get a chance to visit: Twyfelfontein which offers one of the most remarkable concentrations of rock art in Africa. Thousands of early paintings and engravings illustrate the concerns of Stone Age hunters. The whole thing probably dates back thousands of years. Continuation through this fascinating region recently renamed “Kunene”. You will cross desert and mountainous regions with extraordinary masses of granite. Visit the “Cape Cross” On the north coast, visit the seal colony at Cape Cross, it is the largest seal sanctuary in Namibia with a population ranging from 80 to 110,000. Lunch on route. Continuation to Swakopmund installation at Strand Hotel for 2 nights. Swakopmund Town is the oldest seaside resort on the coast. It is a place of singular charm that one could describe as a Bavarian village nestled between the desert and the sea. Founded in 1892, it is today the great seaside resort of Namibians thanks to its temperate climate and low rainfall. Abundant, its charm, and its relaxing atmosphere.

    Day 5 Damaraland / Swakopmund

    Day Six

    Walvis Bay, nestled along Namibia's stunning coastline, offers a wealth of natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and cultural experiences to explore. Spend a full day immersing yourself in the charms of this coastal gem. A full day in Walvis Bay promises a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and natural beauty. Whether you're cruising alongside dolphins, exploring remote coastal dunes, or enjoying fresh seafood with a view, this coastal gem is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories of your Namibian adventure.

     Morning: Dolphin Cruise Start your day with an exhilarating dolphin cruise in the calm waters of Walvis Bay. Board a boat and set sail along the coastline, keeping an eye out for playful dolphins frolicking in the waves. Marvel at these magnificent creatures as they leap and play alongside the boat, providing a memorable start to your day.

     Mid-morning: Pelican Point Lighthouse Continue your maritime adventure with a visit to Pelican Point, home to the iconic Pelican Point Lighthouse. Take a guided tour of the lighthouse, learning about its fascinating history and enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding coastline and desert landscapes. Keep an eye out for seals basking on the sandy shores and flamingos wading in the nearby lagoon. 

    Lunch: Seafood Feast Indulge in a delicious seafood lunch at one of Walvis Bay's waterfront restaurants. Savour freshly caught fish, succulent shellfish, and other local delicacies while soaking in the tranquil ambiance and scenic views of the bay. 

    Afternoon: Sandwich Harbour Excursion Embark on an unforgettable adventure to Sandwich Harbour, a remote and pristine stretch of coastline located within the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Join a guided 4x4 tour or a thrilling dune excursion, traversing towering sand dunes and dramatic desert landscapes to reach this remote oasis. Marvel at the sight of towering dunes meeting the Atlantic Ocean, and spot a variety of wildlife, including desert-adapted birds and possibly even desert-adapted wildlife such as ostriches and springbok. 

    Late Afternoon: Flamingo Viewing As the day draws to a close, head to Walvis Bay Lagoon for a spectacular flamingo viewing experience. Watch as flocks of flamingos gather in the shallow waters of the lagoon, creating a breathtaking display of colour against the backdrop of the setting sun. Bring your camera to capture this natural spectacle and create lasting memories of your time in Walvis Bay. 

    Evening: Sunset Dinner End your day with a sunset dinner at one of Walvis Bay's waterfront restaurants. Enjoy delectable cuisine, fine wine, and panoramic views of the sun sinking below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the ocean. Reflect on the day's adventures and toast to the beauty of Namibia's coastal paradise.

    Day 6 Full Day Walvis Bay

    Day Seven

    Breakfast, departure for the Namib Desert through the Kuiseb Canyon

    Departing from Swakopmund, set out on a thrilling adventure to explore the rugged beauty of the Namib Desert, including the fascinating Kuiseb Canyon and the ancient Welwitschia Mirabilis plants.

    Exploring Kuiseb Canyon and Welwitschia Mirabilis in the Namib Desert promises a journey of discovery and wonder, as you immerse yourself in the ancient beauty and natural splendour of this remote corner of Namibia. From towering cliffs and rugged canyons to ancient plants that defy the odds, the desert landscape offers a glimpse into the resilience and adaptability of life in one of the world's harshest environments.

    Bid farewell to Swakopmund and embark on your journey into the heart of the Namib Desert. Enjoy the scenic drive as you travel inland, leaving the coastal town behind and immersing yourself in the stark beauty of the desert landscape. Arrive at Kuiseb Canyon, a spectacular geological formation that cuts through the desert plains. Take a break from your exploration to enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the tranquillity of the desert. As the day draws to a close, find a scenic spot to watch the sunset over the vast expanse of the Namib Desert. Witness the shifting colours of the sky as the sun sinks below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the desert landscape and bringing an end to another day of exploration and discovery. Check iN at Namib Desert lodge for 2 nights Dinner at the lodge.

    Day 7

    Day Eight

    Begin your day tour with an early morning departure from Swakopmund or Walvis Bay. Set out on a scenic drive through the Namib-Naukluft National Park, marvelling at the ever-changing desert landscapes and rugged beauty of the Namib Desert. Arrive at Sossusvlei, a surreal landscape of towering red sand dunes and ancient camel thorn trees. Explore this iconic natural wonder on foot or by 4x4 vehicle, ascending the towering dunes for panoramic views of the surrounding desert. Marvel at the play of light and shadow on the rippling sands as the sun rises higher in the sky, casting a golden glow over the landscape. Continue your exploration with a visit to Deadvlei, a surreal clay pan dotted with the skeletal remains of ancient camel thorn trees. Wander among the ghostly white trees, set against the backdrop of towering dunes, and capture photos of this hauntingly beautiful landscape. Take a break from your adventures to enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the tranquil beauty of the desert. Find a shady spot beneath the dunes or spread out a blanket on the sandy plains, savouring delicious local fare while soaking in the solitude and serenity of your surroundings. After lunch, depart for Hammerstein Lodge, a charming retreat nestled in the heart of the Namib Desert. Here, embark on a guided wildlife excursion, where you'll have the opportunity to encounter majestic African wildlife up close. Keep your camera ready as you spot cheetahs, leopards, and other native species roaming freely in their natural habitat. Conclude your day tour with a scenic sunset drive through the desert, as the golden light of the setting sun bathes the landscape in a warm glow. Watch as the colours of the desert come alive, casting long shadows across the dunes and creating a truly magical atmosphere.

    Day 8

    Day Nine

    A day tour to Maltahohe and the Kalahari Desert offers a perfect blend of cultural immersion, natural beauty, and adventure. From exploring historic towns to traversing the vast desert wilderness, this day tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Namibia's hinterland.

    Breakfast, Coach Route to Mariental located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. Ancestral land of the Bushmen, the Kalahari, a 500,000 km² desert, also covers part of the land of Botswana and South Africa. This desert is characterised by an alternation of dry slopes and longitudinal red dunes drawn up in a line spaced out by valleys to which the vegetation provides a contrast of colours. Lunch at AUOB Lodge. Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Namibian cuisine at a local restaurant or guesthouse in Maltahohe. Savour hearty dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, including game meats, fresh vegetables, and homemade breads, while soaking in the warm hospitality and relaxed ambiance of your surroundings. As the day draws to a close, find a scenic spot to watch the sunset over the vast expanse of the Kalahari Desert. Witness the shifting colours of the sky as the sun sinks below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the desert landscape and bringing an end to another day of exploration and discovery. Then depart for a photo safari in a 4×4 vehicle at sunset. Cross the reddish dunes of the Kalahari in search of Oryx, zebras, ostriches, and many birds Around 5 p.m. (depending on the season) Duration of 2 hours Return to the lodge and dinner at the accommodation.

    Day 9 Hammerstein / Maltahohe/ Kalahari

    Day Ten

    As your 10-day adventure through Namibia comes to a close, spend your final day travelling back to Windhoek and bidding farewell to this captivating country. Check out of your accommodation in the morning and gather your belongings for the journey back to Windhoek. Depending on the location of your accommodation, you may have time for a leisurely breakfast before setting out on the road. Embark on a scenic drive through the Namibian countryside as you make your way back to Windhoek. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and changing scenery along the way, from the rugged mountains and expansive plains to the quaint towns and villages that dot the landscape. Arrive in Windhoek in the afternoon and take some time to explore the capital city before your departure. Visit the bustling craft markets to pick up some last-minute souvenirs, stroll through the leafy parks and gardens, or take in panoramic views of the city from one of the viewpoints. Transfer to Windhoek airport Free lunch Return flight.

    Day 10 Kalahari / Windhoek