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Northern Namibia Explorer

Resort:Northern Namibia Explorer
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Namibia
Price From: £4295.00

Overview

This diverse self-drive adventure travels through some of the most dramatic scenery in northern Namibia. Wildlife viewing is central to this itinerary, finishing up with an opportunity to see Okonjima’s big cats at close quarters.

Itinerary

Days 1-2: Fly to Windhoek via Johannesburg

Fly to Windhoek via Johannesburg. Arrive the next
day and pick up your hire car. Overnight at Olive
Grove Guest House. (N)

Days 3-4: Damaraland

Drive to Spitzkoppen in Damaraland and stay
2 nights at Spitzkoppen Lodge. Activities include
hiking, birding, visiting Bushman rock art sites
and horse riding. Brandberg Mountain, with the
White Lady rock painting is also within striking
distance. (B, D)

Days 5-6: Etendeka Concession Area

Drive to Etendeka Concession Area. En route visit
the Twyfelfontein rock art site set in an impressive
granite boulder landscape. Stay 2 nights at Etendeka
Mountain Camp. Activities include nature walks and
drives, and the popular ‘crystal walk’. (B, L, D)

Days 7-8: #Khoadi //Hoas Conservancy

Drive south to the #Khoadi //Hoas Conservancy and
stay 2 nights at Hobatere Lodge. Activities include
wildlife drives (day and night) and bush walks.
The 8,808 hectare concession area is home to a
wide variety of wildlife including elephants, lions,
leopards, cheetahs and nocturnal animals such as
aardvarks. (B, L, D)

Days 9-10: Etosha • Ongava Private Game
Reserve

Drive through the less explored western sector of
Etosha National Park, stopping en route at the
prolific waterholes. Enter the adjoining Ongava
Private Game Reserve and stay 2 nights at Ongava
Tented Camp. Activities include tracking rhinos on
foot and wildlife drives. (B, L, D)

Days 11-12: Okonjima

Drive south to Okonjima Plains Camp.
Okonjima is home to a variety of animals
rescued by the AfriCat Foundation. Activities
include radio-tracking of leopards and
cheetahs, walking Bushman trails and a
chance to learn more about the AfriCat
Foundation’s crucial work. (B, L, D)

Days 13-14: Fly to London via Johannesburg

Drive south to Windhoek. Fly to London, via
Johannesburg. (B) Arrive the next day. (N)