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  • Choose from dolphin cruises, cycling, and paragliding in Swakopmund.
  • Scenic drive along the famed Skeleton Coast.
  • Explore the desert dunes of Sossusvlei.
  • Search for the Big 5 during game drives in Etosha.
  • Featuring premium lodges.
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The fresh sea breeze whispers through your hair as you sip Champagne and feast on fresh oysters on one of Namibia’s most stunning deserted beaches.

You’ll arrive at this magical place via a cruise from Swakopmund that will whisk you through colonies of inquisitive seals, pods of playful dolphins and plentiful populations of wild flamingos, pelicans and penguins. Such is the unexpected grandeur of Namibia’s coastline that teems with abundant aquatic life. You’ll also explore the country’s vast desert vistas and soaring sand dunes in Sossusvlei; inspect a shipwreck in Skeleton Coast Park; take in the ragged valleys of the Damaraland highlands; and spot the roaming wildlife at renowned Etosha National Park.

From the vibrant coastline to desert moonscapes and the abundant wildlife of Etosha National Park, the many faces of Namibia will surprise and delight you. Expert local tour guides reveal all the country’s most prized scenery and native wildlife, while you experience Namibia’s finest accommodation in a hand-selected collection of desert lodges, heritage hotels, remote homesteads and luxury safari camps. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Windhoek
    Windhoek
    • Private Transfer - International Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Windhoek to Sossusvlei
    Windhoek to Sossusvlei
    • Private Transfer - Windhoek - Sossusvlei [5 Hours] - Vehicle/Guide
    • Shared Tour - Sossusvlei Desert Lodge - Dunes Excursion - Guide
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 Sossusvlei
    Sossusvlei
    • Vehicle and Guide - Vehicle/Guide
    • Shared Tour - Kulala Lodge Morning Dunes Excursion - Vehicle/Driver
    • Kulala Lodge Afternoon Activities - Nature Walk
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 Sossusvlei to Swakopmund
    Sossusvlei to Swakopmund
    • Private Transfer - Sossusvlei - Swakopmund [6 Hours] - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Swakopmund
    Swakopmund
    • Shared Tour - Marine Dune Day - Dolphin Cruise and Sandwich Harbor with lunch - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Swakopmund to Twyfelfontein
    Swakopmund to Twyfelfontein
    • Private Transfer - Swakopmund - Twyfelfontein [7 hours via the Skeleton Coast and Cape Cross] - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 Twyfelfontein
    Twyfelfontein
    • Mowani Mountain Camp Activities
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 Twyfelfontein to Etosha
    Twyfelfontein to Etosha
    • Private Transfer - Twyfelfontein - Etosha Park - South Gate [5 Hours via The Petrified Forest] - Vehicle/Guide
    • Park Fees - Included
    • Private Tour - Afternoon Game Drive - 4X4/Guide
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9 Etosha
    Etosha
    • Private Tour - Full Day Game Drive - Vehicle/Guide
    • Park Fees - Included
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10 Etosha Park - South Gate
    Etosha Park - South Gate
    • Private Transfer - Etosha Park - South Gate - Windhoek [6 hours] - Vehicle/Guide
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Day 1: Windhoek

Enjoy your private transfer to or from Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport.

Accommodation: Galton House

The Galton House is Windhoek's newest accommodation establishment. Named after the famous explorer Sir Francis Galton, it has a relaxed but efficient style which creates a very welcoming atmosphere. Impressive wildlife photography adorns the walls whilst the rest of the interior is a combination of modern minimalistic and understated chic.  A mere ten minute drive from the centre of town and perched on the edge of Windhoek's northernmost affluent suburb of Eros, guests staying at the Galton House will be ensured of peace and tranquillity. There is Wi-Fi throughout the property and the eight guest rooms all have wired internet connectivity and satellite television. There is a coffee/tea station available in the reception area and these can also be provided in the rooms on request.  The communal areas consist of a large lounge, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a swimming pool, an early arrival/late departure day room, as well as understated garden areas.  There is also a delightful 'al fresco' dining area by the pool where freshly prepared and very tasty meals are served.  A number of shops, restaurants and supermarkets are within easy walking distance or just a short cab ride away.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Namibia Windhoek
Namibia Windhoek
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Exterior
Exterior

Day 2: Windhoek - Sossusvlei

This morning you will meet your guide and depart from Windhoek and drive to Sossusvlei. This drive will take approximately five hours.

Today you'll join other guests to go deep into the Namib Desert to Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei. You'll have the chance to climb the shifting sands of some of the world’s highest dunes at Sossusvle. You'll also have the chance to admire the dramatic landscape of Deadvlei, where the fantastically twisted skeletons of dried trees indicate the site of an ancient lake. You'll return to the lodge for lunch.

Accommodation: Kulala Desert Lodge

Kulala Desert Lodge is located within the arid Namib Desert on the 37 000-hectare private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, and is closest to the iconic dunes of the Sossusvlei.  Kulala Desert Lodge has a main area, lounge, bar, dining area, plunge pool, and wrap-around veranda overlooking the waterhole, which is a perfect location to view and photograph the desert vista. The overall setting is a true delight to the senses, bringing together the rhythm of Namibia, wholesome meals and intimacy. A waterhole in front of camp attracts a number of local wildlife (such as gemsbok, springbok, ostrich and jackal) and provides a perfect location to view and photograph the desert scenery.  The staff and environment will ensure you get the true Namib Desert experience, with excellent service and stay you imagined. 

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sossusvlei
Sossusvlei
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Namibia Sossussvlei
Namibia Sossussvlei

Day 3: Sossusvlei

Early this morning you'll meet up with other guests at the lodge for guided nature drive to the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei. You'll go through a private gate on the Tsauchab River. World-famous Sossusvlei is an enormous clay pan, flanked by the famous red sand dunes that stand out starkly against the blue sky. These dunes have developed over millions of years, the wind continuously transforming the contours of this red sand sea. The 'vlei' itself only fills after rare heavy rainfall when, in a complete turn-around, it becomes a spectacular turquoise lake.

This afternoon you'll join others from the lodge for activities including nature walks, drives to scenic viewpoints and marveling at the unique Namib fauna and flora in the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve.

Accommodation: Kulala Desert Lodge
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dead Vlei
Dead Vlei
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Nature Walk
Nature Walk

Day 4: Sossusvlei - Swakopmund

Meet with your guide and head off to Swakopmund today. The route takes you north via the Kuiseb Canyon to Swakopmund. Highlights en route include a drive to the “Moon Landscape” and the ancient desert plant, “Welwitschia mirabilis”. Swakopmund is a quaint desert town with old-world charm and relaxed atmosphere, hedged by desert and sea, its beauty is enhanced by lush green lawns and palm trees.

Accommodation: Villa Margherita

Family-run Villa Margherita is a fabulous retreat located in the heart of Swakopmund, the city is sandwiched between Atlantic rollers and the Namib Desert. Villa Margherita is an upmarket colonial-style B&B, featuring panoramic sun terrace. The rooms are individually designed, decorated with large paintings, and stylishly furnished with a mix of antique, contemporary and modern pieces. Villa Margherita displays a unique charm of an old house, but tastefully peppered with modern amenities and personalized service.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Swakopmund
Swakopmund
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Namibia Swakopmund
Namibia Swakopmund

Day 5: Swakopmund

This marine dune day gives you the ultimate combination of a leisure cruise on the Atlantic Ocean, a delicious lunch on the beach or in the dunes and a 4x4 ride in the breathtaking Sandwich Harbour area of the Namib Naukluft Park. The day starts with a marine cruise in the morning at 09h00. You get a chance to see flying pelicans, seals, the Walvis Bay Harbour, old boat wrecks, dolphins and during season even whales and turtles. Around 11h30, your skipper will drop you off at a deserted beach at the Jetty at Pelican Point, where your Sandwich Harbour 4x4 guide will meet you with a Land Rover. You will see the Kuiseb River Delta, flamingoes, the saltpans and the wetlands just north of the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon. If weather and tides allow, the drive goes right to the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon, one of Southern Africa’s richest and unique wetlands. If vehicles cannot make it there due to tides, you will have the time to walk 4 – 5 kms. Alternatively, you will get a chance to see the Lagoon area from one of the many beautiful lookout spots. You will have plenty of time to take photos, when the big dunes in Sandwich Harbour are crossed. En route, a light meal with snacks and salads as well as oysters and sparkling wine are dished up. The oysters here are amongst the best in the world. On the return drive to Walvis Bay, more giant dunes are crossed, including the big roaring dunes. Arrive in Walvis Bay at app 16h30.

Accommodation: Villa Margherita
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bottlenosen Dolphins
Bottlenosen Dolphins

Day 6: Swakopmund - Twyfelfontein

Departure from Swakopmund along the Atlantic Coast towards the North. Visit the lichen fields near Wlotzka’s Baken before continuing to Henties Bay, a small holiday resort. Onwards to the seal colony at Cape Cross. After visiting the seals, the journey continues via Ugabmund to the southern Skeleton Coast Park to inspect a shipwreck. You leave the Skeleton Coast Park in the early afternoon via Springbokwasser and can experience the harsh transition from the Namib Desert to the Damaraland highlands with its impressive landscape and ragged valleys.

Accommodation: Mowani Mountain Camp

Between the Ugab and the huab River in southern Damaraland lies a vast, beautiful unspoilt wilderness and unsurpassed desert scenery, unusual geological formations, archaelogical sites and a unique variety of fauna & flora lies Mowani Mountain Camp - meaning “Place of God”.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Namibia Twyfelfontein
Namibia Twyfelfontein
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Mowani Mountain Main Camp
Mowani Mountain Main Camp

Day 7: Twyfelfontein

Adventures and activities available at Mowani include guided nature drives in search of the elusive desert elephant and hiking through magnificent scenery. Guides from the local tribes compliment day-time game drives to track mountain zebra, kudu, springbok, klipspringer and if you are fortunate enough... the leopard! Days are filled with game drives, champagne breakfasts and al fresco meals amidst the dusky landscape beneath Mopani trees.

Accommodation: Mowani Mountain Camp
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Desert Elephant
Desert Elephant

Day 8: Twyfelfontein - Etosha

This morning you will depart for Etosha National Park via the Petrified Forest. The trees of the Petrified Forest were uprooted some 200 million years ago and were swept along by rivers in flood, covered by sediments and then subsequently uncovered by erosion. Afternoon arrival at your lodge in the southern end of the Etosha National Park. At the heart of this National Park is the Etosha Pan, a vast dry shallow depression. Perennial springs feed the waterholes along the southern verge, which attract a myriad of animal species.

This afternoon you'll head out for a game drive in Etosha National Park.

Accommodation: Ongava Lodge

Stylish Ongava Lodge is situated along the southern boundary of Etosha National Park in the privately-owned Ongava Game Reserve. From its beautiful vantage point overlooking a waterhole and the plains beyond, one can enjoy a plethora of game that arrives to drink. Its proximity to the National Park makes it the ideal base for exploring Etosha's kaleidoscope of wildlife.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Etosha
Etosha
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Namibia Etosha
Namibia Etosha

Day 9: Etosha

Today you'll spend the day searching for the Big 5 in Etosha National Park.

Accommodation: Ongava Lodge
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cheetah in Etosha
Cheetah in Etosha

Day 10: Etosha Park - South Gate

This morning you will meet your guide and depart from Etosha Park - Von Lindequist Gate and drive to Windhoek. This drive will take approximately six hours.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
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  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Galton House : Windhoek

The Galton House is Windhoek's newest accommodation establishment. Named after the famous explorer Sir Francis Galton, it has a relaxed but efficient style which creates a very welcoming atmosphere. Impressive wildlife photography adorns the walls whilst the rest of the interior is a combination of modern minimalistic and understated chic.  A mere ten minute drive from the centre of town and perched on the edge of Windhoek's northernmost affluent suburb of Eros, guests staying at the Galton House will be ensured of peace and tranquillity. There is Wi-Fi throughout the property and the eight guest rooms all have wired internet connectivity and satellite television. There is a coffee/tea station available in the reception area and these can also be provided in the rooms on request.  The communal areas consist of a large lounge, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a swimming pool, an early arrival/late departure day room, as well as understated garden areas.  There is also a delightful 'al fresco' dining area by the pool where freshly prepared and very tasty meals are served.  A number of shops, restaurants and supermarkets are within easy walking distance or just a short cab ride away.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Exterior
Exterior
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Pool area
Pool area

Kulala Desert Lodge: Sossusvlei

Kulala Desert Lodge is located within the arid Namib Desert on the 37 000-hectare private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, and is closest to the iconic dunes of the Sossusvlei.  Kulala Desert Lodge has a main area, lounge, bar, dining area, plunge pool, and wrap-around veranda overlooking the waterhole, which is a perfect location to view and photograph the desert vista. The overall setting is a true delight to the senses, bringing together the rhythm of Namibia, wholesome meals and intimacy. A waterhole in front of camp attracts a number of local wildlife (such as gemsbok, springbok, ostrich and jackal) and provides a perfect location to view and photograph the desert scenery.  The staff and environment will ensure you get the true Namib Desert experience, with excellent service and stay you imagined. 

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kulala Desert Lodge
Kulala Desert Lodge
Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kulala Desert Lodge - Guest Room
Kulala Desert Lodge - Guest Room

Villa Margherita: Swakopmund

Family-run Villa Margherita is a fabulous retreat located in the heart of Swakopmund, the city is sandwiched between Atlantic rollers and the Namib Desert. Villa Margherita is an upmarket colonial-style B&B, featuring panoramic sun terrace. The rooms are individually designed, decorated with large paintings, and stylishly furnished with a mix of antique, contemporary and modern pieces. Villa Margherita displays a unique charm of an old house, but tastefully peppered with modern amenities and personalized service.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Villa Margherita
Villa Margherita

Mowani Mountain Camp: Twyfelfontein

Between the Ugab and the huab River in southern Damaraland lies a vast, beautiful unspoilt wilderness and unsurpassed desert scenery, unusual geological formations, archaelogical sites and a unique variety of fauna & flora lies Mowani Mountain Camp - meaning “Place of God”.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Mowani Mountain Main Camp
Mowani Mountain Main Camp

Ongava Lodge: Etosha

Stylish Ongava Lodge is situated along the southern boundary of Etosha National Park in the privately-owned Ongava Game Reserve. From its beautiful vantage point overlooking a waterhole and the plains beyond, one can enjoy a plethora of game that arrives to drink. Its proximity to the National Park makes it the ideal base for exploring Etosha's kaleidoscope of wildlife.

Namibia Dunes & Game Tracker Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Catherine L — May 05, 2019 — Africa

    Everything was absolutely wonderful - from the planning to the execution. I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Will definitely work with Kensington on my next trip! (I'm headed to Hong Kong this December and think I should probably do some exploring while I'm there!)

  • Jennifer W — December 04, 2018 — Africa

    Our trip was amazing! The accommodations were lovely. Our safari guide made the experience memorable! Our only job was to relax and enjoy. The guide for our day in Sawato and to visit the Apartheid museum was extremely knowledgeable. This is our second trip with Kensington Tours. We will definitely use again.

  • Tanya R — February 20, 2019 — Africa

    We left everything to our tour rep, Louise Baer. She did a fantastic job. We had no expectations at all but were absolutely overwhelmed with our accommodations. We were treated so well by everyone. It was an unbelievable trip of a lifetime. Our drivers were fantastic. I felt so safe. Brilliant holiday. Thank you, Kensington!

  • Nina P — February 15, 2019 — Africa

    We had a truly amazing trip. Gesa was responsive, accommodating and thoughtful in our planning process. We can’t say enough amazing things about Zuzu and Amin. Zuzu gave us a history of the country that was more authentic than anything we could read in a book. We felt completely safe and secure with Amin at the wheel. They were a great team.

  • Sharon M. — December 16, 2018 — Africa

    This was the trip of a lifetime. I would not have gotten as much out of the trip if it were not for Evan, Kensington’s accommodations, and the guides! I had an amazing time on Safari, at Victoria Falls, and in Cape Town. I can’t remember all of the names of my guides but they were all knowledgeable and passionate not only about their respective countries, but passionate about their field. I felt safe and received the best education from all of them which is one of the main goals of my trips. Thank you Kensington!

  • Norah G. — September 05, 2018 — Africa

    I thought the tour was so well planned, the accommodations were amazing, and the guides were so knowledgeable. I just want to go back!

  • Melvina Z. — December 26, 2019 — Africa

    Zo, my guide in Madagascar was not only friendly and prompt, but also incredibly accommodating to do everything I wanted during my stay! It was another amazing trip to this beautiful island

  • Abdel J. — January 18, 2019 — Africa

    Both of my guides were absolutely friendly and knowledgeable and made the experience a lot of fun. May-Asi was my Tanzania guide and George Aburuki was my Kenya guide. This two fellas were the best!

  • Jeanne E. — January 12, 2019 — Africa

    Our guide Youssef was very knowledgeable and taught us so much about Morocco. Everything went smoothly and he executed the plan with expertise. My husband and I were very pleased with the itinerary, the accommodations that had to be made to it, and the surprises that Youssef made happen. He added a personal touch that was above and beyond. Our driver Mohamed is the consummate professional - way beyond expectations.

  • Annemarie R. — September 09, 2018 — Africa

    Amanda was amazing. From Day 1 I felt I was speaking with someone who was well experienced and informed about planning an African Safari experience. She kept my budget in mind without comprising on the experience. Everything exceeded my expectations. She made it a lifetime memory and for the reason we shall return to Africa once again with the support of Kensington Tours. In today's complex world of travel, so much can go wrong but everything went seamlessly. Well done!

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