Travel 2 Touring 18/19

AFRICA

Etosha National Park

3

Damaraland

2

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Okojima/ Okahandjia

1

Windhoek

1

2

Swakopmund

1

Kalahari

2

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

1

2

Sossusvlei

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Marvel at the highest sand dunes in the world • Visit Damaraland and the desert elephants • Enjoy isolation in lodges and camps in some of the most remote parts of the world • Stay in the coastal town of Swakopmund • The vast expanse of Etosha National Park LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

SELF DRIVE TOUR PRICES FROM £1669pp

14 day Namibia Delight Self-Drive Windhoek • Kalahari Desert • Sossusvlei • Swakopmund • Damaraland • Etosha National Park

Day 1: Arrive Windhoek (50km/ 31 miles/ 40 minutes) After a meet and greet at the airport, collect your vehicle and head to your chosen property for the night. Standard: The Elegant Guesthouse; Superior: Olive Grove Days 2 & 3: Windhoek - Kalahari Desert (280km/ 174 miles/ 4 hours) Travel into the largest sand mass on Earth, the Kalahari Desert. With its deep red sand dunes and endless grass plains, local Bushmen refer to it as the “Soul of the World”. On day 3, enjoy an afternoon guided game drive to find out about the unique flora and fauna that survive in this desert environment. (BD) Standard: Intu Africa Camelthorn Lodge; Superior: Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge (2 nights) Days 4 & 5: Kalahari Desert - Sossusvlei (360km/ 224 miles/ 4.5 hours) Travel via endless plains and along striking mountain ranges into the Namib Desert, the oldest desert on earth. The afternoon is free to explore or just relax by the pool. Day 5 includes 2 of the highlights of any Namibia trip; Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. Rise early to catch the early light that turns the dunes deep red and purple and visit Dead Vlei, a surreal white clay pan surrounded by monumental dunes. On the way back, visit the Sesriem Canyon an 18 million year old gorge carved into the ground. (BD)* Standard: Desert Camp; Superior: Desert Hills (2 nights) Days 6 & 7: Sossusvlei - Swakopmund (370km/ 230 miles/ 4 hours) Travel to Swakopmund where you will have the option of participating in some of the adventurous activities on offer including scenic flights, dolphin cruises, quad biking, parasailing, dune boarding and parachuting (booked and payable locally). (B) Standard: Sams Giardino; Superior: Strand Hotel (2 nights) Days 8 & 9: Swakopmund - Damaraland (340km/ 211 miles/ 5 hours) Damaraland is a spectacular area of wide open spaces and wonderful vistas. Spend 2 days enjoying these wonderful surrounds. (BD)* Standard: Ugab Terrace Lodge; Superior: Mowani Mountain Camp (2 nights)

Days 10-12: Damaraland - Etosha National Park (500km/ 311 miles/ 6 hours) Etosha National Park is one of Africa’s finest wildlife areas and boasts a wide variety of big game and the 2 days of game drives searching out a huge diversity of mammals and birds including elephants, lions, leopards and rhino will surely be a highlight of your Namibian journey. (BD) Standard: Taleni Etosha Village; Superior: Epacha Game Lodge (3 nights) Day 13: Etosha National Park - Windhoek area (390km/ 242 miles/ 4.5 hours) Travel back south into the vicinity of Windhoek. On the standard option, your guest farm is situated within the majestic Otjihavera Mountain range while on the superior option, the game reserve is located in a spectacular setting west of the Waterberg area. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (BD)* Standard: The Elegant Farmstead; Superior: Okonjima Plains Camp Day 14: Depart Windhoek Continue on to Windhoek city or the international airport, where your tour ends. Note: All distance and drive times are approximate (B)

LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

1

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£1669 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 13 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 13 breakfasts, 5 dinners (10 on Superior option) • Standard SUV car hire or similar with premium cover. • Personalised self-drive kit & meet and greet at Windhoek Airport • Sightseeing & game drives as per itinerary

DEPARTURES Daily

TOUR STYLE: Self Drive

GROUP SIZE: 2+

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 - 4 stars *Indicates dinner is only included on Superior option Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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