7 day Pride of Namibia
Time spent game viewing in the world-famous Etosha National Park area followed by some adventure time at the coastal town of Swakopmund which is situated on the Skeleton Coast, ending with two nights in the Namib Naukluft Park and a visit to Sossusvlei.
This 7 day tour cannot be combined with any of our other products.
Pricing is per person sharing – as tours tend to run full, we have limited packing space on the vehicles, tents are bulky items and as such we do require people of the same gender to share.
Single tents may be supplied for those with valid health reasons, no single supplement payable.
- Professional guide
- Camp assistant
- All transport whilst on tour
- Meals as specified
- Camping equipment (does not include sleeping bag / pillow / stretcher)
- National Park entrance fees
- Campsite fees
- Sleeping bag – can be rented for a daily fee of NAD45.00
- Stretcher – can be rented for a daily fee of NAD45.00
- Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks & bottled water
- Personal travel insurance – compulsory
Day 1 Itinerary: Windhoek – Etosha - Monday
Situated east of Etosha, is Fisher’s Pan. The seasonal rains attract thousands of migrating birds to the Fisher’s Pan wetland area. The Etosha National Park is home to a rich array of wildlife, including four of the Big 5. Visitors can enjoy game drives into Etosha National Park to view abundant game in the largest national park in Namibia.
Onguma Game Reserve is one of Namibia’s best-kept secrets. Onguma Game Reserve features over 34000 hectares of protected land scattered with a variety of wildlife including plains game, black rhino, kudu, giraffe, zebra, lion, cheetah, leopard and more than 300 bird species.
The 15 sites are all nestled in the trees of the Onguma Reserve, and each camper is ensured privacy and space to enjoy the bush. Each campsite has a private ablution facility with a spacious shower room, separate toilet, and covered washing-up areas with lots of space to unpack and organize. Each unit also has ample plugs to ensure cooler boxes keep cool and cameras get charged.
Onguma Tamboti Campsite, Onguma Game Reserve
Day 2 Itinerary: Etosha - Tuesday
Located just south of the boundary of Etosha National Park in north–western Namibia, Etosha South makes up the southern region of this wild paradise. The national park can be accessed via the southern entrance at Anderson’s Gate.
The Etosha Village Camp Site is nestled in the spectacular green and gold Mopani forests surrounding Etosha National Park and caters to both Groups as well as Individual travellers. Popular activities include: game drives, tracking rhinos on foot, guided nature walks, or watch the sunset over this magnificent landscape.
The camping sites are equipped with Power Outlets, Running Water, Lights, a Barbeque area, and separate Ladies and Gents Bathroom facilities each featuring toilets, washbasins, and showers.
Etosha Village Campsite, Etosha South
Day 3 Itinerary: Etosha – Swakopmund - Wednesday
Geographically Swakopmund is situated amidst dunes and desert close to the mouth of the Swakop River. During the colonial period Swakopmund was an important harbour, although the conditions were not really favourable: the coastal waters were far too shallow, a sheltered lagoon was missing and the surf was much too strong. Swakopmund is known as activity centre of Namibia, nowhere else in the country travelers will find such a variety of possible activities.
Prost Hotel is situated in the heart of Swakopmund, giving access to the town’s various and excellent restaurants. The hotel offers 28 en-suit rooms, ranging from luxury, family to standard rooms. All rooms are equipped with 43” flat screen TV, DSTV decoder, electronic laptop safe, tea/coffee station, telephone and hair dryer. Facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast,
Prost Hotel Swakopmund, Swakopmund
Day Itinerary: Day 4 Swakopmund – Thursday
Swakopmund is the adventure centre of Namibia with activities offered in and around the town itself or in neighboring Walvis Bay (30km away). A few examples: marine cruise, Sandwich Harbour excursion, kayaking in Walvis Bay– Living Desert Tour, Township tour, dune boarding, quad biking – any of these tours can be pre-booked, please do ask for more information as needed. Accommodation tonight is included within the tour costs.
Prost Hotel Swakopmund, Swakopmund
Day Itinerary: Day 5 – Swakopmund – Sossusvlei - Friday
In the midst of the endless plains of Namibia, surrounded by solitude and the lonely whistling wind, Solitaire is a haven for travellers in search of companionship, comfort and fuel.
“Solitaire” is the name of the group of card games for one player only. It also refers to the solitude of the area and the town in the middle of the vast Namib Desert. It’s said that the name refers to the only means of entertainment for settlers in this lonely village.
Sesriem offers ten (10) self-catering camping facilities with each campsite having its own private toilet and shower, washup kitchenette with hot and cold water and 220V electricity. Campers have full access to the shop, bar, restaurant and swimming pool at Sesriem.
Sesriem Oshana Campsite, Sesriem
Day 6 Itinerary: Sossusvlei/Sesriem - Saturday
Sesriem Canyon, a deep chasm carved through the rocks by water, is a striking natural feature of the area that is best explored on foot. Stony walls rise up sharply on both sides of the canyon, while birds roost in its crags and lizards dart along the ledges. The canyon’s name was coined when early settlers used it as a water source, using six lengths of leather (‘ses riem – six thongs) tied together to lower buckets into the water at the base of canyon.
Sossusvlei is home to a variety desert wildlife including oryx, springbok, ostrich and a variety of reptiles. Visitors can climb ‘Big Daddy’, one of Sossusvlei’s tallest dunes; explore Deadvlei, a white, salt, claypan dotted with ancient trees
This ancient clay pan was once an oasis, studded with acacias and fed by a river that suddenly changed course, leaving the earth to dry up along with the trees it previously supported. So dry were the climatic conditions that the trees never decomposed – instead they were entirely leached of moisture so that today, 900 years later, they remain as desiccated, blackened sentinels dotting the pan’s cracked surface. Surrounded by the red-pink dunes of the Namibia Desert, they create a surreal spectacle that is a photographer’s dream.
Sesriem Oshana Camp offers self-catering camping facilities with each campsite having its own private toilet and shower, wash-up kitchenette with hot and cold water and 220V electricity.
Each campsite is located inside the gates of the Namib-Naukluft National Park, making Sesriem Oshana Camp the supreme gateway campsite on the road to the Sossusvlei.
Sesriem Oshana Campsite, Sesriem
Day 7 Itinerary: Sossusvlei – Windhoek - Sunday
Located in Hardap, Namibia, about 90 kilometres south of Windhoek, Rehoboth is surrounded by camel thorn, sweet-thorn and candle-pod acacia and dotted with several natural hot springs. The area is known not only for its striking natural beauty but also its rich heritage – the ancient Baster community, who came across the river to settle here in 1870, have a long and interesting history. Plant lovers will be interested to find that some of the Acacia Trees here date back around 2000 years.