A Living Desert

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Run by: Wildlife Worldwide

Reference number: 19547

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Contrary to most pre-conceptions, Namibia is a land of remarkable diversity. Classed as an 'arid' country, the importance that water plays in its life cycle cannot be underestimated; it affects the very core of the country, sustains its living beings and shapes the surfaces upon which we gaze.

There are no compromises with Namibia; it as an unforgivingly and unapologetically beautiful country that, when visited, demands your attention. The scenery is mightily impressive in every possible way – incomprehensible at times, and though the species of wildlife that can been seen are not out of the ordinary, to encounter and observe any of them at close quarters in such surroundings is both humbling and exhilarating.

Accompanied by Wildlife Worldwide Director Nick Joynes, this small group luxury trip includes plenty of scenic flights by private light aircraft and some exceptional - and occasionally unique - accommodation, with opportunities to experience the diverse wildlife and landscapes of Namibia at close quarters.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Windhoek
  3. Days 3-4: Fly-in to Mushara Bush Camp, game drives in Etosha National Park
  4. Days 5-6: Fly-in to Skeleton Coast, Hoanib River
  5. Days 7-8: Explore the Skeleton coastline
  6. Day 9: Fly-in to Walvis Bay, birding & transfer to Gobabeb
  7. Day 10: Gobabeb Desert Research Centre
  8. Day 11: Transfer to Walvis Bay & depart
  9. Day 12: Arrive UK

Please note: Optional extensions are available to spend time at the AfriCat Foundation or to explore Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert, should you wish to extend your holiday. Please contact us for further details.

  • Available*: Oct
  • Group size: 11
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £6,995 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £5,895 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Domestic flights by private light aircraft
    • Transfers
    • 9 nights hotel/lodge/tented camp
    • Meals & most drinks
    • Guided activities
    • National park fees
    • Conservation fund contribution
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Nature drive

Departures

This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

** If you see this next to a price, a specific price in your currency has not been provided, this is an estimated-only price based on a currency conversion, the price you pay may be different to that shown

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