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With Impala Tours on Namibia Safari

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Guided and unguided Botswana Safaris

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Magnificent landscapes

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Abundant wildlife

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Interesting people

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Rich birdlife

Impala Tours

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We are a Windhoek based tour operator organizing Safaris through Namibia and Botswana. Our concept is based on personal care and individual style.

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Guided Namibia Safari

Highlights of Namibias (16 Days)

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1. Day: Arrival in Windhoek

Windhoek Christ churchAfter your arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport we bring you to Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek, about 40km away. Once we have checked you in at your accommodation, you can make use of the remainder of the day to settle down and relax. The inner city invites you to take a stroll down the main street and do some sightseeing, alternatively we can take you on a guided city tour.

Kilometres for the day: ±40

Overnight with Breakfast at Hotel Thule.

2.Day: Kalahari

Your safari begins in the early morning towards the South of Namibia. The drive through the ever-changing landscape brings you to the western extents of the Kalahari. The destination for the day is one of the available lodges in this area, either Anib Lodge or Intu Afrika Lodge. A sun downer in the dunes of the Kalahari brings this day to an end.

Kilometres for the day: ±350

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Anib Lodge. 

3. & 4. Day: Fish River Canyon

Fish River CanyonThe safari continues further south, passing the Quiver Tree Forest and the regional capital: Keetmanshoop. The final destination for this part of the journey is the Canyon Lodge, situated directly at the edge of the second largest canyon of the world, the Fish River Canyon. Educational hiking trails offering spectacular views make these two days into an unforgettable experience. On your request we can also organise a scenic flight over this breathtaking landscape (not included in the original offer).

Kilometres for the day: ±350 (1st day)

Overnight with Dinner, Breakfast and Canyon Rim Walk at the Fish River Lodge.

5.Day: Namtib Biosphere Reserve

Namtib15km away from Lüderitzbucht en route to your next stop lays the “ghost town” Kolmanskuppe, a deserted miner’s town dating back to the heyday of the diamond miners and well worth a visit. The Namtib Biosphere Reserve lies at the edge of the Namib in the Tiras Mountains. The astounding landscape offers an abundance of hiking possibilities alternatively you can just relax on the terrace of your bungalow.

Kilometres for the day: ±250

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Namtib Desert Lodge.

6. & 7. Day: Sossusvlei

The drive through the breathtaking landscape along the Namib leads you past the Duwisib Castle, built in the early 1900’s and presently serving as a museum and well worth a visit. Your destination for today is one of the lodgings near Sossusvlei, a mostly dried out vlei surrounded by the highest dunes in the world. Surrounded by the tranquillity of the desert you let this day fade out. In the early morning hours of the next day your second trip to Sossusvlei is planned allowing you to experience the sunrise in the vlei. In the afternoon you will visit the Sesriem Canyon, probably the smallest canyon in the world. Alternatively we can organise a scenic flight over the Namib at your request (not included in the original offer).

Kilometres for the day: ±250 (1st day)

Overnight with Dinner, Breakfast and Dunes Excursion at Sossusvlei Lodge.

8 . Day: Swakopmund

PelicansToday’s journey through the seemingly endless scenery of the Namib brings you to Swakopmund, Namibia’s most favoured holiday resort on the coast of the Atlantic. Approximately halfway you can take a break at the Rostock Ritz, a welcome oasis in this barren landscape. Swakopmund offers many different interesting possibilities to relax and a magnitude of activities can be organised for you from here, e.g. countrywide scenic flights, boat trips, Dune boarding, Quad biking, and many more.

Kilometres for the day: ±350

Overnight with Breakfast at Hansa Hotel. 

9. Day: Swakopmund’s surroundings

The surroundings of Swakopmund host many interesting sightings, for instance the pre-historic plant Welwitschia Mirabilis with specimen over 2500 years old. A tour through the “Moon landscape” and the Swakopriver guarantees an eventful day.

Kilometres for the day: ±100 (depending on your choice)

Overnight with Breakfast at Hansa Hotel. 

10. Day: Twyfelfontein

TwyfelfonteinYour safari leads you further North through the vast gravel plains of the Namib along the Atlantic coast. The cape fur seal colony at Cape Cross along your way is an amazing sight and worthwhile a visit. In the closer surroundings of Twyfelfontein Lodge, today’s final destination, you will have the possibility to view the oldest rock engravings in Namibia (ca. 6000 years old). Similarly interesting phenomena are the “Burnt Mountain” and the “Organ Pipes”.

Kilometres for the day: ±350

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge.

11. Day: Vingerklip

The next leg of the tour brings you to “Vingerklip”, a bizarre rock formation caused by erosion in the Ugab terrace valley. Your accommodation for today, the Vingerklip Lodge, lies amidst this peculiar landscape. A hike to nearby the “Vingerklip” in the afternoon is recommended.

Kilometres for the day: ±150

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Vingerklip Lodge.

12. & 13. Day: Etosha National Park

Lion in EtoshaThe Etosha National Park, named after the Etosha pan within the park, is one of the largest and most beautiful game parks in Africa and the next destination of your safari. The extensive roads network in the park invites you to undertake game drives, on which you will have the opportunity to view elephant, giraffe, zebra and many other animal species. Depending on availability you will be accommodated in one of the three rest camps within the national park or in one of the available lodgings close by.

Kilometres for the day: ±200 (1. day); ±150 (2. day, depending on your choice)

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast in Okaukejo Bungalow.

14. Day: Etosha National Park / Onguma Lodge

Today is also spent in the national park. With a bit of luck, you might even be spoilt with a sighting of lion, cheetah or other predators roaming the park. The diversity of the animal kingdom in the park will ensure that this day won’t be boring. In the afternoon you leave the park and drive to a private nature reserve nearby, Onguma Lodge, which is also your accommodation for this evening.

Kilometres for the day: ±100

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Onguma Lodge.

15. Day: Waterberg Plateau Park

After a drive through the typical bush savannah of northern Namibia you reach the Waterberg Plateau Park. The impressive mountain range invites you to undertake a hike in the afternoon. The rest camp of the game park is your lodging for the day.

Kilometres for the day: ±400

Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Waterberg Wilderness Lodge.

16. Day: Okahandja / Windhoek

Today’s drive brings you to the small town called Okahandja, just north of Windhoek, where you have the opportunity to visit a local wood carver’s craft market and purchase a few last souvenirs. In the afternoon you reach Windhoek, where you are again accommodated in one of the hotels or pensions. Enjoy the evening in the capital city with a final sun downer and let the impressions of the previous few days sink in.

Kilometres for the day: ±300

Overnight with Breakfast at Hotel Thule.

17. Day: Departure from Windhoek

After a satisfying, relaxed breakfast we take you to Hosea Kutako International Airport. The time has come for you to say:
“GOOD BYE, NAMIBIA!!!”.

Rates

Price per Person: N$ 52 800.00 (min. 2 Persons)

Rates valid: 01.01.2019 - 01.01.2020

Included in the Price is the following:

  • 2 x Overnight with Breakfast at Hotel Thule.
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Anib Lodge. 
  • 2 x Overnight with Dinner, Breakfast and Canyon Rim Walk at the Fish River Lodge.
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner  and Breakfast at Namtib Desert Lodge.
  • 2 x Overnight with Dinner, Breakfast and Dunes Excursion at Sossusvlei Lodge. 
  • 2 x Overnight with Breakfast at Hansa Hotel. 
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge.
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Vingerklip Lodge.
  • 2 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast in Okaukejo Bungalow.
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Onguma Lodge.
  • 1 x Overnight with Dinner and Breakfast at Waterberg Wilderness Lodge.
  • 1 x Overnight with Breakfast at Hotel Thule.
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  • Transfer to the Airport.
  • Vehicle (Airconditioned ) with Full insurance, 24 Hour Recovery Service.
  • Non alcoholic Drinks during the drives.
  • Road Maps.
  • Personal Guide / Driver.
  • all National Park Entrance fees.
  • Fuel kosts.

Not included is the following

  • Meals not mentioned, Personnel Souvenirs, Flight from / to Namibia.