Bespoke tours in Southern Africa

Namibia guided tour: a kaleidoscope of cultures

This guided tour enables you to discover the main highlights of the country, with a special emphasis on the kaleidoscope of cultures that exist in Namibia: the Owambo culture, the Himbas, as well as a one-night stay at a local farm in Damaraland, to learn about their life in the Damaraland wilderness, the guided visit of the Mondesa township, as well as the Topnaars (who are part of the Namas).

Trip itinerary:
Windhoek – Etosha National Park (South & East) – Ovamboland – Epupa Falls – Sesfontein – Palmwag – Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund – Namib Desert

Highlights : Namibia guided tour: a kaleidoscope of cultures

► 1 night in Windhoek
► 2 nights near Etosha National Park, providing you with 1.5 days of game viewing, discovering different habitats and different fauna from South to East
► 1 night in Ovamboland, at a local Village Homestead, with a Homestead tour for you to discover the traditional culture
► 2 nights at Epupa Falls, with the visit of a nearby traditional Himba Village, as well as the beautiful view over the Epupa Falls
► 1 night at Sesfontein, the entrance to the Hoanib riverbed, and a day excursion towards it to look for the desert-adapted elephants
► 1 night at Palmwag, where you will meet a local tracker who will take you on a search of one of the free-roaming back rhinos in the area.
► 1 night in a private mobile camp, at a farm in the Twyfelfontein area, where you will discover the daily life of the farmers living there, and the challenges they face in this environment
► 2 nights at the Coast, with the visit of the multi-cultural Mondesa township, and the visit to learn about the Topnaar culture.
► 2 nights in the Namib Desert, enjoying its spectacular landscapes such as Sossusvlei.
14 days from 4136 € / pers

Private departures

Travellers & period Price per person
30
Price per person sharing, based on 2 participants, low season (1st December 2020 - 30th June 2021):
Single supplement, low season: + USD 384
USD 5146
31
Price per person sharing, based on 4 participants, low season (1st December 2020 - 30th June 2021):
Single supplement, low season: + USD 384
USD 4136
32
Price per person sharing, based on 2 participants, high season (1st July 2021 - 31st October 2021):
Single supplement, low season: + USD 428
USD 5544
33
Price per person sharing, based on 4 participants, high season (1st July 2021 - 31st October 2021):
Single supplement, low season: + USD 428
USD 4390

Included

Transportation:
► Transport in a 4x4 vehicle with air-conditioning - Toyota Fortuner for 2 participants, Toyota Landcruiser with pop-up roof for 4 participants (subject to availability at the time of booking with the company quoted) – including fuel
► Mineral water on board the tour vehicle
Staff:
► The services of a professional English-speaking driver/guide, as per itinerary (subject to availability at the time of booking)
Meals and accommodation:
► Accommodation as per program, on a sharing basis (subject to availability at the time of booking)
► Meal basis: breakfasts are included when overnighting in towns (Windhoek/Swakopmund), and half-board when out of town,
Activities:
► Excursions and activities as mentioned in the itinerary (unless labelled as optional),
► The necessary entrance fees for the above activities,
Others:
► Tourism Levy
► VAT (15% where applicable),
► A map of Namibia per room, as a welcome gift
► 24/7 access to our emergency phone, with friendly and efficient service

Not included

► International flights and airport taxes
► Optional activities
► Personal expenses, such as souvenirs, beverages, telephone calls, laundry…
► Meals not mentioned as included
► Personal travel insurance, for medical evacuation/assistance, lost luggage and cancellation/curtailment
► Customary tips and gratuities (to the driver/guide of the tour, the accommodation, the local guides, for the porterage, the service in restaurants...)
► Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
► Visa fees (if applicable)
► Any service not clearly mentioned in the itinerary

Other information

Kids up to 12 years can benefit from reduced rates (rates on request, depending on the kid's age and the type of room required).

Namibian Essence Safaris’ team takes care to select the best addresses to offer you a trip that meets your expectations. The proposed accommodation for this trip is charming and comfortable ones. However, this travel proposal is flexible and can easily be modified depending on your desires and requirements.

Namibian Essence Safaris expressly reserves the right to amend its prices (up or down) in order to take into account possible variations in the transport cost or exchange rate applied to the chosen trip, as well as increases of certain on-site services (such as the price of park entrance fees). Please refer to our general & special terms and conditions.

During our guided tours: all activities organised with the guide and the vehicle of the tour are on a PRIVATE basis.

Those itineraries are always given as an indication only. They can be modified by the guide during the trip, given the actual weather conditions, local technical criteria or in case of force majeure, inherent to the area visited.

For information about formalities, health, climate, etc... : see the country practical guide.

Namibia
14 days
from
USD 4136 /pers.
Excl. international flights
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