An Eagle’s Impression
Windhoek to Victoria Falls
PRIVATE GUIDED FLYING TOUR
LIVE THIS !
Experience Namibia in its diversity and its endless horizons. Be captivated by the surreal dunes of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei. Discover the unique UNESCO and RAMSAR World Heritage Sites and the still true nomadic Himba culture. Discover the ‘BIG 5’ across four national parks. Discover the amazing sights of a natural world wonder – the Victoria Falls.
|Languages||English. Other languages on special request.|
|Group size||2-4 guests|
||Due to safety reasons, STRICTLY 10kg per person in soft luggage are allowed. (Safe storage for any excess luggage can be providedin Windhoek; on request)
Travelling guests are required to indicate their weight.
Any luggage or persons above the restricted weight may require the use of an additional aircraft – which may lead to rate increases.
|Meals||13 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 13 dinners|
||NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib Naukluft National Park; Etosha National Park; Bwabwata National Park, Chobe National Park|
||Additional excursions / activities on request|
NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE
Departing Windhoek in the morning, you fly over the Central Plateau to the Namib Desert, where your lodge is situated within a private nature reserve in the vicinity of Sossusvlei. Enjoy the stunning view on to the mesmerising desert landscape from your secluded deck or cool off in the private plunge pool. The following day is enjoyed on the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Activities offered consist of nature drives on the property or scenic guided walks. Highly trained guides will explain the unique desert environment in detail and bring you closer to this mesmerising dune environment.
Overnight at Wolwedans Dunes Lodge – Fully inclusive.
An optional yet highly worthwhile activity is drifting over the desert in a hot-air balloon during sunrise. Breakfast is enjoyed amidst the dunes of the desert. Afterwards you travel to your next lodge, directly bordering and with its own entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park. You have the day at leisure and can partake in activities offered by the lodge such as guided walks or nature drives.
Overnight at Little Kulala – Fully inclusive.
This morning you visit Sossusvlei to adore the highest dunes in the world. Afterwards your flight takes you over a scenic desert route and along the Atlantic coast to Swakopmund. You have the rest of the day at leisure. A wide variety of optional activities are available in Swakopmund, of which only some include Living Desert Tours or a quad biking experience in the Namib dunes.
Overnight at Strand Hotel – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
SKELETON COAST / KAOKOLAND
Embark on a marine cruise the Walvis Bay peninsula enjoying the interaction with cape fur seals and dolphins whilst sipping cold sparkling wine and savouring the taste of fresh oysters and snacks. Your flight takes you into Kaokoland via the shipwreck-strewn Skeleton Coast. Your lodge is scenically located in a broad valley at the confluence of two tributaries of the dry Hoanib River. The following day a diverse range of activities showcase the fascinating landscapes of the Palmwag Concession and the Skeleton Coast. Nature drives showcase the magnitude of the landscape and offer the best possibilities of seeing desert-adapted wildlife. Although your camp is located close to the Skeleton Coast and within the true Namib Desert, is home to a rich diversity of wildlife in an remote and isolated wilderness area.
Overnight at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp – Fully inclusive.
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast continue east over the remote Damaraland to the eastern border of the Etosha National Park. Your exclusive accommodation is built like a fort in front of a frequented waterhole. Take in the invigorating environment from the elevated viewing deck while sipping cold champagne before enjoying dinner. In the afternoon you have the option to join a guided game drive on the Onguma property. The following day is spent on game drives exploring the vast Etosha National Park in an open game viewing vehicle to view some of the 114 different game and 340 different bird species that inhabit this stunning park.
Overnight at Onguma Game Reserve, The Fort – Fully inclusive.
BWABWATA NATIONAL PARK
Departing the Etosha National Park after breakfast you fly north into Namibia’s lush Zambezi region. Your lodge lies on one of the shady banks of the Okavango River amongst tall and ancient African ebony and marula trees and promises you an exceptional and unforgettable nature experience. Specialist guides in open safari vehicles conduct morning and afternoon game drives, while you may also navigate the lush channels of the Okavango on a boat cruise.
Overnight at Nambwa Lodge – Fully inclusive.
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you fly to the most eastern point of the Caprivi Strip to Kasane where you will be met by your transfer guide and transferred to your lodge directly at the Chobe National Park. For the following two nights you are accommodated exclusively alongside the Chobe River, whose riverine forests and floodplains support a multitude of game species, which in turn attract predators such as lion, leopard and hyena.
The next day, shortly before sunrise travel by open vehicle into the Chobe National Park, where wildlife roams freely in profusion and diversity. It is home to the largest concentration of elephant in Africa and during the dry season the herds congregate along the fertile flood plains of the Chobe River. Some of the other game species found within the park and along the banks of the river consist of large herds of buffalo, puku, lechwe, bushbuck and kudu. Other major species such as lion, leopard wild dog, sable, and roan antelope are encountered in many areas of the reserve. In the afternoon embark on a guided Chobe sunset cruise along the national park to experience the multitude of game species found along the banks of the Chobe River.
Overnight at Chobe Water Villas – Fully inclusive.
The following upgrades are possible at a surcharge:
Day 11: Extend your stay on the Chobe Princess luxury safari boat (2-day package)
This luxury safari boat allows you your own personal view of the changing landscape of Africa, as they unfold before you. Each safari boat has four large twin cabins, beautifully decorated with the focal feature being the large sliding window that allows you an unending vista of wildlife that literally surrounds you.
This morning you depart the Chobe National Park via a transfer to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Nestled amongst lush, indigenous vegetation on the edge of a gauge, your lodge is in close proximity to the mystical Victoria Falls, the longest falling curtain of water in the world. Enjoy a guided visit to the falls and wander through the lush rain forests that are maintained by the constant spray plume from the falls. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of your lodge, relax on a serene sundowner cruise or experience the Victoria Falls by optional helicopter flight. In the evenings be spoilt with 5-star meals and fall asleep to the Victoria Falls thundering in the background.
Overnight at The Elephant Camp at Victoria Falls – Fully inclusive.
This morning after breakfast you are transferred to the Victoria Falls Airport, from where you fly to connect with your flight home.