Deluxe, Super-Scenic Namibian Wildlife Safari

15 Days from £6597 per adult. All trip details below can be tailored just for you
15 Days
Tailor-Made Tour
Big Cat Safari

This part-flying, high quality itinerary reveals vistas of Namibia’s immense beauty from both ground level and above, while providing luxury accommodation and excellent guiding. You will be truly awed by the sheer scale of this harsh, natural wilderness and the intricate patterns, colours and shapes visible from your bird’s eye view. Given that perspective, it is even more difficult to comprehend the conditions in which the desert adapted elephants, lions, black rhinos, springbok, ostriches and other animals and plants survive when you see them from land. This extraordinarily varied itinerary is mind-blowing in all its facets and provides a truly privileged insight into this unique destination.


Price from £6597 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms

Day 1 - Depart London

Includes In-flight Meals.

Day 2 - Windhoek

Arrive in Windhoek. Met by your guide and enjoy a city tour. Transfer to the hotel later in the day.

Staying at The Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel. Includes All Meals.

Day 3 - NamibRand Nature Reserve

Transfer to the airport and board charter flight to the private NamibRand Nature Reserve. Afternoon excursion in the stunning NamibRand dunes to discover the geography and wildlife of the huge reserve. The mighty dunes and open vistas provide an unforgettable scenic experience as well as plenty of photographic opportunities.

Staying at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge. Includes All Meals.

Day 4 - Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei

Morning excursion to Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei. These two natural clay pans offer sensational natural wonders with outstanding photographic opportunities. The moon-like landscape includes sand dunes over 300 metres high and trees over 500 years old. After lunch return to the lodge via the Sesriem Canyon. Optional excursions from the lodge: quad biking, horse riding, guided nature walks and sundowner drive.

Staying at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge. Includes All Meals.

Day 5 - Palmwag Concession

Today, drive to Geluk airstrip and take what promises to be the most stunningly beautiful scenic flight of your life over the Namib Desert sand sea to the coast, with shipwrecks, abandoned diamond mines and seal colonies, to Swakopmund. Stop for refuelling, then fly over ever-changing geological patterns to the Desert Rhino Camp. Afternoon game drives or walks in the Palmwag Concession.

Staying at Desert Rhino Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 6 - Palmwag Concession

Full day of guided excursions in the 450,000 hectare Palmwag Concession. The reserve is mainly an area of rocky hills and a desert home to a stable population of the endangered black rhino, which has specially adapted to the challenging desert conditions. Spend time tracking the rhino, including the opportunity to approach on foot.

Staying at Desert Rhino Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 7 - Damaraland

Scenic drive to Palmwag. Park your car and meet your private guide and transfer into the dramatic Damaraland, searching for desert-adapted elephants in the ephemeral riverbeds. Afternoon to visit the Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings (World Heritage Site).

Staying at Mowani Mountain Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 8 - Damaraland

Morning in Damaraland to look for elephant herds in the Aba-Huab River. Afternoon excursions could include a nature drive or walk or simply relax and enjoy your stunning surroundings. Hot air ballooning can be arranged at an additional charge.

Staying at Mowani Mountain Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 9 - Ongava Private Game Reserve

Today drive to Ongava Private Game Reserve via the Petrified Forest. Afternoon game drives in the Ongava Private Game Reserve. The private reserve covers an area of 30,000 hectares and is home to a diversity of antelope species such as the attractive gemsbok, kudu, springbok, eland, red hartebeest, and mountain and Burchell’s zebra, giraffe, lion and a population of both black and white rhinos.

Staying at Ongava Lodge. Includes All Meals.

Day 10 - Etosha National Park

Day of safari activities in Ongava and Etosha National Park. The Etosha pan is a large saltpan formed by wind action and supports a great diversity of flora and fauna. The park is known for its large concentrations of game, particularly around waterhole, and the attractive endemic race of black-faced impala and important population of black and white rhino.

Staying at Ongava Lodge. Includes All Meals.

Day 11 - Etosha National Park

Game drive across Etosha National Park to the eastern gate.

Staying at Onguma Tented Lodge. Includes All Meals.

Day 12 - Okonjima

Today, drive to Okonjima Nature Reserve, stopping at Lake Otjikoto en route. In the afternoon there will be activities run by the AfriCat project that could include visits to the cheetah and leopard rehabilitation centres, or tracking the cats and other wildlife of the reserve.

Staying at Okonjima Bush Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 13 - Okonjima

Morning and afternoon with the AfriCat team, tracking leopard, cheetah, wild dog and hyena and guided walking of trails.

Staying at Okonjima Bush Camp. Includes All Meals.

Day 14 - Windhoek

There will be the chance for a pre-breakfast AfriCat activity, then after breakfast return to Windhoek. Take flight back to London.

Includes In-flight Meals.

Day 15 - Arrive London

Includes In-flight Meals.

Travel Info

Are Flights Included?

Flight Info:
Fly from London to Windhoek

Area Specialist

Alan Godwin

For a more intimate experience, upgrade to Ongava Tented Camp.

If you have any queries about this tour please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

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The Olive Exclusive: -22.607222, 17.078889
Onguma Bush Camp: -18.731240, 17.048340
Okonjima Bush Camp & Plains Camp: -20.856509, 16.645007
Desert Rhino Camp: -20.024565, 13.845735
Ongava Tented Camp: -19.334140, 15.798860
Mowani Mountain Camp: -20.544331, 14.368050
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge: -24.779536, 15.888596