Experience Namibia at first hand with Pasjona Safaris. Discover the fauna-rich, fascinating land on exciting tours through nature.

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16 days – Stars and Desert

Elefant im namibischen See

Further information

Per Person in double room:

1* traveller 244 940.00
2 travellers 135 995.00
4 travellers 85 400.00
6 travellers 68 630.00
8 travellers 60 180.00

Single Supplement 7 760.00
Please note: *The single supplement is already included for 1 traveller.

Booking Reference: SWAS 16, Minimum: 2 pax, Maximum: 8 pax

Included Services:
Transfer from and to Hosea Kutako International Airport
Overland trips and all sightseeing/ activities according to the itinerary.
Accommodation in double rooms with bath and/ or shower and toilet in lodges.
Daily breakfast
Daily dinner (exception day 1, 4, 5, 8 & 9)
English speaking tour guide (Possibly bilingual tour guide)

Not included:
Personal expenses, such as lunch, drinks, laundry service, tip in restaurants, as well as for the tour guide.

Departure:
By prior arrangements, collection from various hotels.

Nov 20 – 07 / 28

Dez 20 – /

Jan 21 – /

Feb 21 – 06

Mar 21 – 27

Apr 21 – 22 / 24

Mai 21 – 22

Jun 21 – 12

Jul 21 – 10 / 31

Aug 21 – 28

Sep 21 – 23

Okt 21 – 02

We can also offer you this as a self-drive tour.

The Versatile and Wide Landscapes of Namibia Starry Skies and Desert

We cross dune valleys and limestone plains and experience the Kalahari with its great red colours. The ever-changing, colourful and fascinating landscapes of the southern and northern Namib leave us impressed. The stars look like they are within arm’s reach as they appear on the clear night sky, far away from big cities. A journey between old and new history, nature in its purest form and a diversity of people can all be found in this versatile and friendly country.

Upon your arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, you will be met by our experienced local tour guide, who will take you to your hotel in Windhoek. After check-in at the accommodation and if time permits, you will be taken on a city tour which is rounded off by a visit to our township, Katutura.

Accommodation/ Breakfast at Safari Court Hotel. Incl. Airport Transfer/ City Tour

Our journey leads us through many little villages, across commercial farmland, all the way to the edge of the Kalahari Basin. Seemingly endless landscapes or camelthorn forests lead us to the first impressions of the beautiful Kalahari. In the afternoon, we enjoy a comfortable drive across the magnificent landscape and might even spot some game. Fascinated by the remarkable silence and the incredible colours, we return to our comfortable accommodation.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at Auob Lodge or similar. Incl. Nature Drive

Today we are impressed by vast barren plains, incredible rock formations and a minimal population density. Our route takes us through Keetmanshoop, an important city in the South, past the Naute Dam, to the breath-taking landscape that surrounds the Fish River Canyon. Our accommodation is in one of the lovingly designed Gondwana Lodges.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Canyon Roadhouse/ Lodge/ Village.

Today we drive to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest Canyon in the world. It has a sudden drop of 550 m from the mountain landscape. After we have immersed ourselves in these impressions, our route continues via Seeheim and Aus until we reach Lüderitz. Our path leads us across a fascinating moon landscape and an endless desert with strange rock formations and a fantastic play of colors. In the afternoon we arrive in Lüderitz, a small and interesting town in the middle of the barren landscape that borders onto the cold Atlantic Ocean.

Accommodation/ Breakfast at Lüderitz Nest Hotel or similar. Incl. Canyon View

Lüderitz is the oldest German settlement in Namibia, named after the German businessman Adolf Lüderitz, who bought this area from the Hottentots in 1883. This small harbour city is built on a rock and is surrounded by bays and fiords. In the morning we pay a visit to the “ghost town” Kolmanskop – a once prosperous city, as the first diamonds in Namibia were found here. The old tales and pictures are just incredible! In the afternoon we take a sightseeing tour in and around Lüderitz.

Accommodation/ Breakfast at Lüderitz Nest Hotel or similar. Incl. Kolmanskop

Once again our drive takes us through diverse and incredible landscapes, such as the Neisip plain, the Tiras Mountains, alongside the red dunes of the edge of the Namib, through the Nubib Mountains until we reach our accommodation in the vicinity of the Tsaris Mountains.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at Hammerstein Lodge or similar.

An old saying goes: The early bird catches the worm. In line with this we start our day while the stars are still out. We aim to absorb and enjoy the great mood of the early morning among the unique dune landscape around Sossusvlei. Sossusvlei is a large clay pan in the middle of the Namib Desert, surrounded by the highest sand dunes in the world in Namibia’s largest nature reserve, the Namib Naukluft Park. We recommend hiking up one of the dunes to enjoy the sand between your toes, while it’s still cold, and enjoy the view across the endless ocean of sand. In the late morning we visit the small, but interesting Sesriem Canyon that almost seems artificial. Our heart is rich with impressions and we close our day off with a 4×4 drive across the private reserve of our accommodation in the late afternoon.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Namib Desert Lodge or similar. Incl. Sossusvlei/ Sesriem Canyon/ Dune Drive

We drive through Solitaire, the Gaub- and the Kuisebpass and come across impressive rock formations. The Namib-Naukluft Park is the largest game park in Africa and was founded in 1907. The park’s present boundaries were established in 1978 by the merging of the Namib Desert Park, the Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park and parts of Diamond Area 1 and some other bits of surrounding government land. We travel through seemingly lifeless gravel plains that are full of interesting plant life and home to a rich world of small animals. Our destination is the Welwitschia plain. This extraordinary plant can only be found here in the northern Namib and in southern Angola. It is also referred to as a living fossil. In the afternoon we reach the coastal town Swakopmund.

Accommodation/ Breakfast at Swakopmund Plaza Hotel or similar. Incl. Welwitschia Plain

After breakfast we will head towards Walvis Bay, Namibia’s important port. We take a 3-hour long boat/ catamaran cruise where we can watch the sea birds and where, often, the boats are accompanied by seals and dolphins. Aboard we will be served oysters, champagne and snacks. During the cruise we learn much about the rich life of the cold Benguela Current of the Atlantic. In the afternoon we have enough time to explore the colourful city of Swakopmund.

Accommodation/ Breakfast at Swakopmund Plaza Hotel or similar. Incl. Boat Cruise

Today we are heading land inwards, past the Spitzkoppe, the Namibian “Matterhorn”, until we reach the Erongo Mountains. After a few hours of relaxation, either in the pool or by taking a walk, we enjoy a true Namibian sundowner watching the sunset and the play of colours in the wild.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Omandumba Lodge or similar.

Early in the morning when the light is still gentle, we take a 3-hour drive in an open vehicle and explore the grounds of the lodge. The highlight of this drive will be seeing the countless prehistoric rock paintings, as well as numerous bird species and vegetation. Thereafter we head towards the unique formations of the Ugab Terraces.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Damara Mopane Lodge or similar. Incl. Nature Drive/ Vingerklip Rock Formation

We continue our trip to the world-famous Etosha National Park. We spend our first hours game watching and getting our eyes used to spotting game in the distance or in the bush.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Taleni Etosha Village or similar. Incl. Game Drive

At the Etosha National Park two full days are available to us for game viewing. This park is one of the oldest game reserves in the world. In 1907 this region was placed under nature conservation and still today covers an area of about 22.270 km², consisting for the most part of grass and bush savannah. Thus there are ideal conditions for game viewing, either at one of the many watering holes, or out in the open plain. The actual Etosha Pan, after which the park has been named is approximately 6.000 km² in size. ”Etosha“ stems from the Ovambo language and means “place of dry water” or „great white place“.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Taleni Etosha Village or similar. Incl. Game Drive

This day, too, is dedicated to watching game in the Etosha National Park. Larger and smaller herds of springbuck, zebra, wildebeest or even elephants move around here. It pays off to listen attentively. The animals are communicating with each other constantly, whilst their hooves crunch on the ground. In the course of the afternoon we exit the park through the Von Lindequist Gate and drive to our accommodation in the vicinity of the park.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Mokuti Etosha Lodge or similar. Incl. Game Drive

After breakfast we travel to the Gabus Game Ranch via Tsumeb and Otavi. En route we visit the old mining town, Tsumeb. In the afternoon we are taken on a game drive across the lodge premises where we can once more enjoy the sight of wildlife. Our trip ends with a sundowner.

Dinner/ Accommodation/ Breakfast at the Gabus Game Ranch or similar. Incl. Game Drive

With hearts full of the impressions of the past days and after a good breakfast, we make our way back to Windhoek, via Otavi, Otjiwarongo and Okahandja. Arrival in the afternoon.

Incl. Airport Transfer

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