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Safari: Namibia

Luxury Namibia: Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Kunene

Experience Sossusvlei's red dunes glowing in the early morning light, find desert-adapted elephant in Damaraland and meet the Himba nomads in Namibia's far north-west

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This journey takes you to some of the sun-baked but ruggedly beautiful desert areas of Namibia. You’ll climb the enormous red-sand dunes of Sossusvlei and visit the dried out salt pan of Dead Vlei with its skeletal trees. You’ll experience untamed Damaraland which is home to desert-adapted elephant and rhino. Finally, you’ll fly to the remote Kunene Region in the far north-west of Namibia to meet the nomadic Himba people and marvel as the dry mountains unfold, layer after layer, beneath you.

 

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What to Expect on This Safari

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Stunning Sossusvlei

You'll be met at Windhoek and assisted with your connecting flight to the Kulala Wilderness Reserve, where you'll spend the next two days exploring Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert - the oldest in the world. Overnight at Little Kulala Lodge, with lunch, dinner and drinks included.

Meals: Lunch, dinner, drinks

Transport: Transfers and local flight included; price subject to change at time of booking

Exterior View of Little Kulala in Sossusvlei, Namibia

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Sand, sand and more sand

Today you'll make an early start to beat the Namibian heat. You’ll take a tour of the world famous Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, getting a chance to walk up and down a dune or two and take photographs to your heart's content. You'll learn a bit about the wildlife that inhabits the dunes and how it has adapted to survive the harshness of the sun-baked desert sands. Overnight at Little Kulala Lodge, with meals, drinks and activities included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks

Transport: Included

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Eco-friendly Damaraland stay

You’ll fly to Damaraland, one of the driest and most desolate regions in Africa, where desert-adapted elephant and rhino still roam and the rocks hold memories of people who lived here thousands of years ago. The night skies here are clear and perfect for star-gazing. Overnight at Damaraland Camp, with your meals, drinks and activities included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks

Transport: Included

Poolside at Damaraland Camp in Damaraland, Nambia

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Unique desert wildlife

Damaraland is Namibia's most pristine wildlife area, with desert-adapted elephant and other wildlife such as oryx and Hartmann's mountain zebra. Guided nature walks to learn about the unique plants, birds and animals of the area and how they have adapted to life in such a dry climate are highly recommended. Overnight at Damaraland Camp, with your meals, drinks and activities included. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks

Transport: Included

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Hanging with the Himba

After breakfast you'll fly to the Kunene Region to complete your Namibia adventure in the far north. Once called Kaokoland, this area is home to the Himba people who are among the last true nomads of Africa. You'll have the opportunity to visit a small settlement to learn about their way of life. Overnight at Serra Cafema Camp, one of the most remote camps in southern Africa, with your meals included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Transport: Included

Serra Cafema Camp (Kunene Region, Namibia)

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Quad-bike through the desert

Enjoy awe-inspiring landscapes of mountains and valleys, and go on a game drive to see the desert-adapted wildlife, with encounters that will leave lasting memories. Your activities at Serra Cafema include quad-bike rides through the desert, game drives in a safari vehicle and boat rides on the Kunene River. Overnight at Serra Cafema Camp, with your meals and activities included.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Transport: Included

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See you next time

You'll fly back to Windhoek to connect with your flight home.

Note: Internal flight prices are based on estimates and won't be accurate. Your internal flights in Namibia are included but will have an impact on the published price for this journey.

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