Wings over Namibia

Wings over Namibia Wings over Namibia
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Fly around the vastness of Namibia; experience its isolated wildernesses, wind-carved sand dunes, desert wildlife and local cultures.

Flying not only allows you to arrive at your destination in the shortest possible time, it also means you can reach remote places that simply wouldn’t be accessible by road. Flying – especially in smaller aircraft – also gives you a different perspective on the scale of the landscapes unfolding beneath you.

Taking wing over Namibia illustrates the point perfectly. You’ll drop in on remote desert camps, tour the wind-sculpted sand dunes of Damaraland, experience the isolation of the Himba people, track desert-adapted elephants and sail along the Kunene River.

This is a sample itinerary to inspire your holiday – it can be tweaked in every way possible from the places you want to go to and number of days you spend in each, as well as hotels you stay in and activities you do. Get in touch with one of our experts by calling +44+4402073864646 and a consultant will start creating your perfect trip.

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days 1 - 2

London – Johannesburg – Windhoek

Fly to Windhoek, via Johannesburg. At Windhoek you’ll …

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Fly to Windhoek, via Johannesburg. At Windhoek you’ll be met and taken to your stylish boutique hotel where you can relax or take a dip in your own private plunge pool.

Stay: One night in a premier suite at The Olive Exclusive – half board

days 3 - 4

Namib Rand Reserve

 

Your Namibian adventure begins in earnest as you take …

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Your Namibian adventure begins in earnest as you take a light aircraft flight to the expansive Namib Rand Reserve. You’ll be met at the airstrip and transferred to your intimate camp on the edge of a 250-metre-high dune, facing the dramatic Losberg Mountain. Activities here include full day and scenic drives, as well as picnic lunches and sundowners out in the dunes, watching the sun sink below the Bushman Hills. The stargazing is also exceptional.

Stay: Two nights in a luxury tent at Wolwedans Dune Camp – full board

days 5 - 6

Damaraland

 

Another scheduled flight brings you to the beautifully wild …

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Another scheduled flight brings you to the beautifully wild region of Damaraland where you’ll be met by huge sandstone cliffs, imposing mountains and some of Africa’s most unique wildlife. The diversity of fauna in this remote region, all of which have adapted to the harshness of the environment, is truly impressive. Desert-adapted elephants, Hartman’s mountain zebra, southern giraffe, springbok, spotted hyena and cheetah can all be found here.

If you’re a bird watcher you’ll be delighted to find raptors such as martial eagles, lappet-faced vultures and pale chanting goshawks. You won’t have to venture far to see pale-winged starlings, mountain wheatears, Rüppell’s korhaan or Cape bunting as they frequently visit camp. You can encounter the region’s wildlife on nature drives, guided walks and even on mountain biking excursions. The area is also home to the famous rock engravings of Twyfelfontein, a must-see during your stay.

Stay: Two nights in a double tent at Damaraland Camp – full board

days 7 - 8

Kunene

 

Today you’ll fly north from Damaraland Camp to …

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Today you’ll fly north from Damaraland Camp to Kunene where your exploration of Namibia’s arid landscapes continues. Wildlife in the area includes herds of gemsbok, springbok and Hartmann’s mountain zebra, whilst the mighty Kunene River supports a healthy population of Nile crocodiles.

You’ll be staying on the banks of the Kunene River, the region’s only permanent water source, in a truly remote property that provides a base for a range of desert activities. These include nature drives with expert guides, hiking across the breathtaking landscape and boating along the Kunene River – a fantastic way to spot water birds. Visit a local Himba settlement to get an insight into their desert-adapted culture, or explore the mysterious ‘fairy circle’ phenomenon in the Hartmann’s Valley.

Stay: Two nights in a double room at Serra Cafema Camp – full board

days 9 - 10

Kunene – Windhoek – Johannesburg – London

 

Today you’ll take a light aircraft back to …

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Today you’ll take a light aircraft back to Windhoek and fly to Johannesburg. Your connecting flight takes you to London, arriving early the following morning.

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    MC, Seychelles, 2014