Windhoek Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 319

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One of the churches in Windhoek

Day 1: Windhoek

Upon arrival at Windhoek Hosea Kutako Airport collect your rental vehicle and drive to your hotel in Windhoek.

Clock Tower in Windhoek city centre

Day 2: Windhoek - Namib Naukluft N.P.

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.

Heading for the top of Dune 45

Day 3: Namib Naukluft N.P.

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!

Quiver tree, Namibia

Day 4: Namib Naukluft N.P. - Swakopmund

Early breakfast and continue to Swakopmund, the premier holiday resort in Namibia. This afternoon take a Dolphin and Seal Cruise on the Atlantic Ocean.

German influence in Swakopmund

Day 5: Swakopmund

Free day in Swakopmund.

Days 6-7: Swakopmund - Twyfelfontein

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.

Days 8-9: Twyfelfontein - Etosha N.P.

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. Morning and afternoon game drives can be booked through your lodge.

Zebras in Etosha before the rains

Day 10: Etosha N.P. - Waterberg

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.

Day 11: Waterberg

Head back to Windhoek, in time for your outbound flight.

Africa Spotlight


Founded in 1892 during the German colonial rule, the distinct colonial character has been well preserved. Swakopmund has several excellent ...