Duration: 14 nights
Tour group: prices quoted are for 2 people sharing, if your party is larger then please contact us and we will be happy to give you a quote
Accommodation lodges: fully accommodated
Vehicle: 4×4 vehicle Nissan / Toyota Double Cab
Cost: Low season: £poa. and high season: £poa. per person, excluding flights
Tour in brief: Okahandja, Etosha & Okonjima
You arrive in Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako Airport where you will be met by your vehicle hire representative who will be familiarise you with your 4×4. This afternoon you can shop for your forthcoming trip before leaving the city for the short drive north to Okanhandja and your overnight stop. You will be heading for a quiet Farmstead which is a perfect place to spend your first night in Namibia, quiet and peaceful with fine cuisine and comfy rooms
o/n Farmstead outside Okahandja, dinner, bed and breakfast
Days 2, 3, 4 & 5
You shake off the fatigue of your flight this morning and head back onto the main tar road north tothe Andersson Gate in Central Etosha to begin your safari in this world famous wildlife sanctuary. This huge park is home to an amazing diversity of wildlife and the area around Okaukuejo is known for its open plains and wide vistas where vast herds of herbivores trek endlessly to the camp’s floodlit waterhole followed by the ever present carnivores looking for their next meal.
o/n Okaukuejo Camp, Waterhole Chalet, Bed & Breakfast
Days 6, 7 & 8
This morning you travel into the wooded area surrounding Halali Camp. This diverse sector has both Mopani woodland and dry savannah that rolls down to the very edge of the giant salt pan. The floodlit waterhole is a real highlight of this camp with black rhino and huge herds of elephants often seen along with porcupines, honey badgers and even the ever elusive leopard.
o/n Halali Camp, Bush Chalet, Bed & Breakfast
Days 9, 10, 11 & 12
You head east once more today towards Namutoni Camp and the wildlife rich acacia woodland around Fischer’s Pan. Not only is this area home to some of Etosha’s largest lion prides, leopard sightings here are frequent, this area is home to the majority of the park’s giraffe and it is one of the best places in Africa to see the world’s smallest antelope, the diminutive Damara Dik-Dik.
o/n Namutoni Camp, Bush Chalet, Bed & Breakfast
Day 13 & 14
After a final game drive you leave the peace and quiet of Etosha and head south on the tar road until you reach the gates to Okonjima. The lodge lies a further 24km into the middle of the mountains and it is here you will spend your last 2 nights searching for some of Africa’s biggest carnivores. Options include walking with wild cheetah, tracking leopard, hyena and wild dog from an open vehicle with the aid of a telemetry and visiting the Africat Foundation. With its magnificent rooms, excellent cuisine and genuine conservation story, Okonjima is always a highlight of any trip to Namibia.
o/n Okonjima Bush Camp – full board including activities
After a final morning trail or a well deserved lie in you have a three and a half hour drive back to Windhoek where you’ll drop off your 4×4 at the airport in time for your flight back to the UK
o/n 36,000 feet
Total cost: Low season: £poa. and high season: £poa. per person, excluding flights
Included: 4×4 vehicle / all accommodation as described above / some meals as per itinerary / a copy of a Photographers Guide to Etosha National Park / full organisation, advice and support for your tour
Excluded: fuel/ meals unless included in itinerary / National Park Fees of circa £10.00 per person per day / items of a personal nature