Namibia Tailor-made Safaris
Discover Namibia your way in 2017
From the vast sand sea of the Namib Desert and the iconic dunes of Sossusvlei, to the beautiful Skeleton Coast and the tropical waterways of the Caprivi Strip, and with some of the finest national parks in Africa, Namibia has a smorgasbord of attractions to tempt travellers. With a personalised itinerary carefully put together by our expert tailor-made team, you can enjoy the sights and delights of Namibia at your own pace – seeing what you want to see, when you want to see it - combining all the best national parks with safaris, dune climbing and local culture. If your ideal Namibia holiday for 2017 also includes Botswana, we can put together your dream multi-country itinerary.
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When planning your holiday we go a step beyond and include some special and unique experiences.Read more about our approach to designing your tailor-made holiday.
Recommended places to visit on a tailormade safari holiday to Namibia
Deserts and dunes, canyon and coast, wildlife and wilderness – Namibia is an African country with a difference! Home to the highest sand dunes, the world’s second largest canyon and one of the most inhospitable coastlines in the world - it really is a place to be properly explored. Add to that some beautiful wildlife, fascinating local tribes and classic African hospitality and you’ve got a great African safari destination. See below some of our favourite places to help inspire your holiday to Namibia.
Useful tips for planning your tailor-made safari holiday to Namibia
How long would you like to holiday in Namibia for?
What sort of accommodation would you prefer?
Would you consider a self-drive holiday or would you prefer a guided trip?
What internal transport options would you prefer?
If you prefer a self-drive option then we will provide a quote based on your preferred standard of vehicle. We always include full insurance coverage and a second spare wheel as flat tires are common. As part of all self-drive packages in Namibia you'll be greeted on arrival by a local representative for a comprehensive run-through of your itinerary and all the info you'll need for your independent adventure. You'll also be given a Namibian SIM card for emergency phone calls.
For those interested in sleeping under the stars, we can provide vehicles equipped with all the camping gear you need or we can offer specially kitted 4x4 vehicles with rooftop tents so you can sleep on top of your vehicle rather than beside it! For camping we recommend a minimum itinerary length of 10 days to make it cost effective. Of course, you can choose to have a mix of camping and lodges for the full African experience.
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Desert walk in Sossusvlei
No trip to any desert would be complete without exploring the endless dunes and fascinating surroundings. A guided desert walk takes you deep into the red of Sossusvlei as well as to the tree graveyard of Deadvlei led by a local guide and desert expert! Learn about how flora and fauna survive in the desert and how the local San Bushmen live – it’s certainly an activity not to be missed!
It’s not just the US that is home to Ghost Towns, Namibia has them too! On the southeast coast lies a town called Luderitz, from which a few kilometres inland Kolmanskop can be found. Originally a diamond playground for German families in the early 1900s, it was totally abandoned in 1954 and is still inexactly the same state it was left in – apart from a lot of sand seeping into houses that have been severely battered by the elements!
Sundowners at Okaukuejo
In the heart of Etosha National Park sits one of three of the park’s most popular waterholes – Okaukuejo! Not only is it teeming with wildlife during the day, the floodlights in the evening mean you can spend an evening, glass in hand, watching the animals return for their nightcaps! Sit on the benches that line the area or stay in a luxury lodge overlooking the waterhole for the ultimate Etosha experience!
Get stuffed at Joe's Beer House
Obtaining legendary status in Namibia, Joe’s Beer House in Windhoek is definitely the place to get an awesome fix of game meat and fresh beer! Benefitting from both African and German influences you can spend an evening eating the delights of peppered springbok steak, skewers of ostrich and zebra and even crocodile on a hotplate all washed down with steins of German lager and maybe a jagermeister or two?
Suggested Tailor-made Holiday itineraries for Namibia
With great roads and signage, Namibia is a fantastic self-drive destination and we've got a sample itinerary to help you plan your own adventure. Alternatively, combine Namibia with neighbouring Botswana for deserts and deltas - the choice really is yours with a tailor-made holiday.
Namibia has an abundance of wildlife and is home to Etosha, one of Africa’s finest national parks, where big game roam on the park’s ethereal silvery pan and gather to drink at the floodlit waterholes. Spectacular scenery and wildlife coupled with the world’s largest sand dunes, oldest desert and second largest canyon, not to mention ancient rock art and the fascinating Himba tribe, make Namibia a truly unique and enchanting destination.