8 days from $4,464 per person*
  • Search for the Big 5 in Etosha National Park with expert guide.
  • Waddle with penguins and search for other birdlife at Bird Island.
  • Led by expert guide, explore the lunar landscapes of Swakopmund.
  • Soar over Sossusvlei’s dunes on hot air balloon and helicopter rides.
  • Expert selection of hotels.
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Explore the bare plains of the Namib Desert, the apricot colored dunes of Sossusvlei, the romantic coastal town of Swakopmund nestled between the Ocean and the Desert, and the abundant wildlife in the world renowned Etosha National Park with your private guide. Namibia is known for its contrasting landscapes: from the world’s largest sand dunes to ocean to big game. Sossusvlei, Namibia's famous highlight in the heart of the Namib Desert, is a huge clay pan, enclosed by giant sand dunes. Some of the spectacular hills of sand are, at a height of 300 meters, the highest in the world. The best time to view Sossusvlei is close to sunrise and sunset; the colors are strong and constantly changing, allowing for wonderful photographic opportunities. You can also enjoy exhilarating game drives and wilderness walks exploring the grass plains, the red sand dune belts of the NamibRand Nature Reserve, or stargazing under the magnificent desert skies. From the Mars-like dunes, feel the spray of the ocean as you spot inquisitive seals, pelicans and playful dolphins aboard your boat as you cruise the waters, samplings oysters, snacks and sparkling wine. Etosha National Park is where you'll search for the Big 5, your guide will take you to all of the great waterholes. At night relax in a selection of handpicked lodges, hotels and camps as you explore etherial Namibia with your private vehicle and expert guide. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Windhoek
    Windhoek
    • Transfer - Private - International Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Windhoek to Sossusvlei
    Windhoek to Sossusvlei
    • Windhoek - Sossusvlei [5 Hours] - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Moon Mountain Sundowner Drive - Sundowner
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 Sossusvlei
    Sossusvlei
    • Tour - Private - Dunes and Sesriem Canyon - 4X4/Guide
    • Moon Mountain Optional Activities - Optional
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 Sossusvlei to Swakopmund
    Sossusvlei to Swakopmund
    • Sossusvlei - Swakopmund [6 Hours] - 4X4/Guide(5)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Swakopmund
    Swakopmund
    • Tour - Shared - Harbor Dolphin Cruise - Cruise
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Swakopmund to Etosha
    Swakopmund to Etosha
    • Swakopmund - Etosha [8 hours ] - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Park Fees - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 Etosha
    Etosha
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Game Drive - 4X4/Guide
    • Park Fees - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private - Afternoon Game Drive - 4X4/Guide
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 Etosha to Etosha Park - South Gate
    Etosha to Etosha Park - South Gate
    • Park Fees - Vehicle/Guide
    • Etosha Park - South Gate - Windhoek [6 hours] - 4X4/Guide(5)
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Day 1: Windhoek

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

Accommodation: Villa Violet

Villa Violet is tucked away in the heart of Windhoek. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, TV, WiFi and a safe. You can enjoy a healthy breakfast each morning in the breakfast room. The garden around the pool, the deck or the lounge are there to make you feel comfortable.

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Namibia Windhoek
Namibia Windhoek
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Violet
Villa Violet

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.

This afternoon you'll meet up with others from the lodge and enjoy a nature drive and have sundowners and witness the spectacular beauty of this region.  

Accommodation: Moon Mountain Lodge

Moon Mountain Lodge is a tented lodge ideally located in the Naukluft Mountains. Enjoy sheer luxury with exquisite views from your bed or private splash pool. The lodge’s Nebula Restaurant offers seating for 46 people and traditional Namibian Cuisine.

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Namibia Sossussvlei
Namibia Sossussvlei
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Moon Mountain Lodge
Moon Mountain Lodge

Day 3: Sossusvlei

Early morning visit to Sossusvlei. It is surrounded by possibly the highest dunes in the world and is filled only with water in years when exceptionally good rainfall is received. After spending time in the dunes you will visit the Sesriem Canyon. It is said that the canyon got its name during the time of the ox wagon, when a person had to use six harness straps to haul water from the bottom of the canyon. Please note that if you're not using a 4X4 throughout the trip you will take a 4X4 shuttle into the dunes.

While at Moon Mountain there are a lot of activties to choose from. Activities available in the area include serene hot air balloon flights, scenic flights with airplane or helicopters, dune drives, sun-downer drives, game drives, mountain trails and a lot of photo opportunities. These can either be booked and paid for direct at the lodge or arranged prior to your departure with your trip specialist.

Accommodation: Moon Mountain Lodge
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dead Vlei
Dead Vlei

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 Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Namibia Swakopmund
Namibia Swakopmund
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Margherita
Villa Margherita

Day 5: Swakopmund

Cruise departs Walvis Bay Yacht club at 09h00 and takes you through the harbour to Bird Island, you then cut across the lagoon to the moored Russian trawlers where inquisitive seals will swim up to the boats looking for something to eat. From there you will head to Pelican Point where entertainment is provided by a large seal colony and pods of Heavyside and Bottlenose Dolphins swimming alongside the boats. For bird lovers, apart from seeing flamingoes, cormorants and pelicans, there are common sightings of the White Chinned Petrel, Wilson’s Storm Petrel, Black Oystercatcher and even the Jackass Penguin. To round off the trip you will be spoilt with fresh Walvis Bay oysters, snacks and cold sparkling wine served on board the boat. Please note that transfers are private but you may be joined by other guests on the boat.

Accommodation: Villa Margherita
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Penguin
Penguin

Day 6: Swakopmund - Etosha

This morning you will meet your guide and depart from Swakopmund and drive to Etosha.   This drive will take approximately 8 hours but is on tarred roads. It takes you via Karibib, Omaruru and Outjo.

Accommodation: Andersson`s Camp

The newly-built Andersson's Camp is located in the Ongava Game Reserve, situated only 4.5kms from Etosha National Park's western gate. The Reserve is dominated by Mopane woodland, whilst a low range of dolomite hills, the Ondundozonanandana Range, provide relief to the otherwise flat surrounding area. Andersson's Camp is the ideal location for a comfortable, modern-day exploration of both the Ongava Game Reserve and Namibia's Etosha Park.  The Reserve has a healthy population of both black and white rhino. Populations of the endemic Anchieta's dwarf python, striped tree squirrel and a localized subspecies of rock hyrax, can also be found here.  On either side of the main farmhouse are 20 new luxury tents for the guests comfort.  Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and wonderful cuisine from the chef's 'a la carte' menu, wine and dine under the stars, have a drink or simply relax around the inviting camp fire. 

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Namibia Etosha
Namibia Etosha
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Andersson's Camp
Andersson's Camp

Day 7: Etosha

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

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

Accommodation: Andersson`s Camp
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cheetah in Etosha
Cheetah in Etosha
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Etosha
Etosha

Day 8: Etosha - 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.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Villa Violet : Windhoek

Villa Violet is tucked away in the heart of Windhoek. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, TV, WiFi and a safe. You can enjoy a healthy breakfast each morning in the breakfast room. The garden around the pool, the deck or the lounge are there to make you feel comfortable.

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Violet
Villa Violet

Moon Mountain Lodge : Sossusvlei

Moon Mountain Lodge is a tented lodge ideally located in the Naukluft Mountains. Enjoy sheer luxury with exquisite views from your bed or private splash pool. The lodge’s Nebula Restaurant offers seating for 46 people and traditional Namibian Cuisine.

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Moon Mountain Lodge
Moon Mountain Lodge

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 Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Margherita
Villa Margherita

Andersson`s Camp : Etosha

The newly-built Andersson's Camp is located in the Ongava Game Reserve, situated only 4.5kms from Etosha National Park's western gate. The Reserve is dominated by Mopane woodland, whilst a low range of dolomite hills, the Ondundozonanandana Range, provide relief to the otherwise flat surrounding area. Andersson's Camp is the ideal location for a comfortable, modern-day exploration of both the Ongava Game Reserve and Namibia's Etosha Park.  The Reserve has a healthy population of both black and white rhino. Populations of the endemic Anchieta's dwarf python, striped tree squirrel and a localized subspecies of rock hyrax, can also be found here.  On either side of the main farmhouse are 20 new luxury tents for the guests comfort.  Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and wonderful cuisine from the chef's 'a la carte' menu, wine and dine under the stars, have a drink or simply relax around the inviting camp fire. 

Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Andersson's Camp
Andersson's Camp
Namibia Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Andersson's Camp - Guest Room
Andersson's Camp - Guest Room

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.
  • Robert M — August 22, 2017 — Africa

    It was simply an amazing trip! Our guide and driver were the best. Everything went smoothly and they made life very easy for us. I would not hesitate to recommend Kensington to anyone. Hotels were unique and exceeded expectations. Thank you for the significant room upgrade at the 4 Seasons on our last night. That was a huge surprise!

  • Mike Desmarais — July 20, 2017 — Africa

    Went on a tour in Morocco with Kensington tours. We visited the cities of Casablanca, Tangier & Chefchaouen and had a wonderful time. Our guide (Mohammed Salmi) and driver (Eunice) were absolutely excellent and very professional. Mohammed was very knowledgeable regarding the cities and places we visited. Mohammed spoke very good English and was easy to talk with and a pleasure to be with for the 6 days we were in Morocco. We could not have asked for a better guide and/or driver during our time in Morocco. Our vehicle was a newer model Mercedes van that was very comfortable to be in for the long drives we had between cities, and our hotels were much better than expected.

  • Misty N — August 22, 2017 — Africa

    This was our 4th Kensington Trip (second to South Africa), I cannot say enough about Andrew Drummond and his ability to put a PERFECT trip together. I trust him completely and would plan trips with him over and over. Now looking at a trip to Peru and yes, we are talking to a professional at Kensington.

  • David S — September 08, 2017 — Africa

    This tour exceeded our expectations in all respects! Only words cannot describe the adventure.

  • Barbara Cox — August 03, 2017 — Africa

    Christine did a fabulous job planning our safari. We followed the migration from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara staying in an assortment of tented camps. We loved ALL our guides and drivers (Duncan, Waziri and Charles).

  • Edward C. — March 24, 2017 — Africa

    Our guide and driver were above and beyond our expectations.

  • Mary Ann B — March 17, 2017 — Africa

    I would definitely recommend Kensington Tours. Very well pleased with everything they provided. Accommodations were excellent as well as tour guides. Gareth at Kensington was a tremendous help in planning our trip. Thank you so much Kensington for a great trip to South Africa.

  • Elizabeth E — February 07, 2017 — Africa

    Both our guides from Rwanda to Tanzania were the best. Everything was FLAWLESS, the guides, transportation, the accommodations, the food, the safaris, etc. We actually went to the villagers home and met the kids who performed their native dance for us. It really was an emotional connection that was one of the highlights of the whole trip for us. Thanks so much for putting this all together for us!

  • Katie M. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Our Kensington Tour to Tanzania was excellent. All of our accommodations were top-notch, our flights were fantastic, and every single detail was taken care of. We were extremely impressed with how welcoming and knowledgeable our guides were.

  • Neal F. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Best trip ever. Sarah was a delight to work with and answered all of our questions and concerns professionally and courteously. It was a trip of a lifetime and everything was fantastic. Thank u Sarah and thank you Kensington

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Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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