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Upon arrival at the International Airport you will be met by an on the go representative before you collect your rental vehicle and drive to Windhoek where your guesthouse is situated.
After breakfast continue to Sossusvlei. This is a dune wonderland, towering up to 300 m high, surrounding a huge, dried up pan. The warm tints of the sand, ranging from pale apricot to brick orange and deep red, contrast vividly with the dazzling white surfaces of the large deflationary clay pans at some of their bases. Enjoy a Sossuvlei 4x4 excursion and see the famous Dune 45. If you’re feeling energetic climb to the top and admire the incredible view of the world’s highest sand dunes!
The next 2 days are free to explore the area, which is in the Namib Naukluft National Park.
Early breakfast and continue to Swakopmund, the premier holiday resort in Namibia. This afternoon take a Dolphin and Seal Cruise on the Atlantic Ocean.
Free day in Swakopmund. Relax or try some more of the optional activities available - quad biking, sand boarding, sky diving, kayaking and horse riding.
After a leisurely breakfast drive to Twyfelfontein in the heart of Damaraland. Here you can visit the Twyfelfontein Bushmen engravings, as well as the Organ pipes and Burnt mountain to visit the famous Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings and the Petrified Forest.
Free day to explore the stunning surroundings of the region.
Early morning departure on day 7 for Etosha, consisting of 22270 sq km of saline desert, savannah and woodlands, it is one of the largest parks in Africa. A highlight is the floodlit waterholes. Spot wildlife at the various waterholes where there are predators such as the lion, cheetah, leopard and several other wild cat species, in addition to hundred-strong herds of elephant, various species of antelope and prolific bird life. Etosha is also home to several rare and endangered species such as the black rhino, black-faced impala and gemsbok. Morning and afternoon game drives can be booked through your lodge.
Game drives for the next 3 days can be booked through your lodge.
Drive to Waterberg National Park, at the foot of the Waterberg Plateau. The national park is a bird watchers paradise, boasting 200 different species of bird, in addition to hosting 33 species of birds of prey, including black eagles, the highest density of peregrine falcons. Animals roaming the park include giraffe, impala, leopards, cheetahs and warthog. Spend the day at leisure, enjoying the beautiful setting.
Head back to Windhoek, in time for your outbound flight.