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Wonders of Namibia

  • Trip Type: Journeys
  • 10 Days | Round-trip Windhoek
  • Group Size: Max 16

Trip Details

 

Wildlife, rock art, ancient cultures, and some of the most unusual landscapes on Earth—Namibia has something for everyone. Set out safari in search of elephants, giraffes, and lions in Etosha National Park, and observe cheetahs close up at the National Geographic-supported Cheetah Conservation Fund. Peer at petroglyphs, spend time in a local township, and climb some of the most dramatic dunes on the planet.

Trip Highlights

    • Visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund for a lecture and a game drive.
    • Meet the residents of Mondesa Township and enjoy dinner and entertainment in a family home.
    • Explore the dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

Itinerary - 10 Days

Days 1, 2, & 3 — Windhoek/Sesriem

Arrive in Windhoek. Drive to the desert town of Sesriem and head to the dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park and Sesriem Canyon. (2B, 2D)

Days 4 & 5 — Swakopmund

Travel to Swakopmund, stopping in the desert for a lesson on ancient survival strategies. Go quad-biking or sandboarding on the coastal desert, and, tour a township before dinner and music in a family home. (2B, 1L, 1D)

Days 6, 7, & 8 — Twyfelfontein/Etosha National Park

Examine ancient petroglyphs at Twyfelfontein. Then visit the Petrified Forest national monument on the way to Etosha National Park, where we’ll take an open-vehicle game drive. Embark on another game drive at sunrise the next morning and enjoy free time in the afternoon. (3B, 1D)

Days 9 & 10 — Windhoek

Visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund, founded by National Geographic grantee Dr. Laurie Marker. Learn about ongoing efforts to study and protect cheetahs before a game drive. Spend a final evening in Windhoek and depart at any time the following day. (2B, 1L)

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Dates

2017
  • May 08 - 17, 2017
  • Jun 12 - 21, 2017
  • Jun 26 - Jul 05, 2017
  • Jul 10 - 19, 2017
  • Aug 28 - Sep 06, 2017
  • Oct 23 - Nov 01, 2017
  • Nov 20 - 29, 2017 (sold out)
  • Dec 18 - 27, 2017
2018
  • Jan 08 - 17, 2018
  • Feb 05 - 14, 2018
  • Mar 05 - 14, 2018
  • Apr 02 - 11, 2018
  • Apr 30 - May 09, 2018
  • May 14 - 23, 2018
  • May 28 - Jun 06, 2018
  • Jun 11 - 20, 2018
  • Jun 25 - Jul 04, 2018
  • Jul 09 - 18, 2018
  • Jul 23 - Aug 01, 2018
  • Aug 06 - 15, 2018
  • Aug 20 - 29, 2018
  • Sep 03 - 12, 2018
  • Sep 17 - 26, 2018
  • Oct 01 - 10, 2018
  • Oct 15 - 24, 2018
  • Oct 29 - Nov 07, 2018
  • Nov 26 - Dec 05, 2018
  • Dec 24, 2018 - Jan 02, 2019
2019
  • Jan 07 - 16, 2019
  • Feb 04 - 13, 2019
  • Mar 04 - 13, 2019
  • Apr 01 - 10, 2019
  • Apr 29 - May 08, 2019
  • May 13 - 22, 2019
  • May 27 - Jun 05, 2019
  • Jun 10 - 19, 2019
  • Jun 24 - Jul 03, 2019
  • Jul 08 - 17, 2019
  • Jul 22 - 31, 2019
  • Aug 05 - 14, 2019
  • Aug 19 - 28, 2019
  • Sep 02 - 11, 2019
  • Sep 16 - 25, 2019
  • Sep 30 - Oct 09, 2019
  • Oct 14 - 23, 2019
  • Oct 28 - Nov 06, 2019
  • Nov 25 - Dec 04, 2019
  • Dec 23, 2019 - Jan 01, 2020
2020
  • Jan 06 - 15, 2020
  • Feb 03 - 12, 2020
  • Mar 02 - 11, 2020
  • Mar 30 - Apr 08, 2020
  • Apr 27 - May 06, 2020
  • May 11 - 20, 2020
  • May 25 - Jun 03, 2020
  • Jun 08 - 17, 2020
  • Jun 22 - Jul 01, 2020
  • Jul 06 - 15, 2020
  • Jul 20 - 29, 2020
  • Aug 03 - 12, 2020
  • Aug 17 - 26, 2020
  • Aug 31 - Sep 09, 2020
  • Sep 14 - 23, 2020
  • Sep 28 - Oct 07, 2020
  • Oct 12 - 21, 2020
  • Oct 26 - Nov 04, 2020
  • Nov 23 - Dec 02, 2020
  • Dec 21 - 30, 2020
2021
  • Jan 04 - 13, 2021

Trip Cost

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$2,799

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Cost Details

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $699

What's Included

Arrival transfer, internal flights, transport between destinations and to/ from included activities, and activities as listed in the itinerary. Optional experiences are at an additional cost

Accommodations
Comfortable, mid-range hotels/lodges (9 nights)

Meals Included
9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners. Allow an additional $230-300 for meals not included

Transportation
Air-conditioned touring vehicle, 4x4, open safari vehicle

Optional Experience

You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.